Chef Manager- Blackheath

Blackheath, London
04 Oct 2017
01 Nov 2017
Mrs Hannah Bassett
Job Function
Catering Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Experienced Chef Manager- Blackheath Hospital

Salary c. £28,422 DOE

Free parking

Monday- Friday (Occasional weekends)

We have an exciting and rare opportunity for an experienced, hardworking and innovative Chef Manager to join our busy prestigious BMI hospital in Blackheath.

The Chef Manager will be dynamic, creative and an excellent people manager. You will be professional and responsible in your approach to managing the department’s service – assuming a hands on approach to support and direct your team to achieve exceptional levels of service. You will also have a good level of financial acumen.

Reporting directly to the Regional Manager (BMI Healthcare), you will manage a diverse range of catering areas with focus and drive. There is a real opportunity for you to make a difference and make your mark in the exciting time of growth.

You will have responsibility for delivering an efficient, effective and profitable catering service, within contract scope and Company policies, procedures and guidelines. You will be overseeing a team of 12+ staff.

You will engage with the client regularly keeping them up to date of successes and challenges and have a can do attitude to resolving any issues.

What is on offer? 

  • Salary c. £28,422K DOE+ performance bonus and Benefits
  • Perks at work benefits- Retail discounts and up to 55% of cinema tickets
  • Free Parking is available on site.
  • Excellent Bus links
  • A supportive management structure, a highly skilled team and a rewarding career path.

This role would suit either an experienced Chef Manager looking for a long term career opportunity or a Sous Chef/Chef looking for a step up into management.

Main responsibilities

As Chef Manager, you will be a friendly and approachable and have passion for providing customer service excellence. You will be a team motivator who manages your team to be passionate about what they do, ensuring each customer has a positive experience. You will be innovative and have the ability to forward plan. 

As Chef Manager you will also be responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of the kitchen and facilities and responsible for the financials so you must have experience dealing with 12+ staff.

You will have a hands on approach and be a visible member of the management team. You will be a keen problem solver and have a troubleshooting attitude.

You will have experience within a similar role ideally within healthcare but not essential.

Managing an efficient team 
Ensuring high standards are met and exceeded daily  

Constant innovation and creativity, keeping up to date with external food trends 
Responsible for all the financial aspects of the business 
Training and motivating staff 
Building an excellent relationship with the client 
Attention to detail and a proactive management style

Ideal candidate
  • Chef experience
  • Management experience is advantageous
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Good organisation skills
  • Flexible and self-motivated
  • Good IT skills
  • Financial awareness

If you are a confident and creative individual who enjoys variety and is passionate about providing service excellence within catering then we want to hear from you. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to make their mark in a Blue Chip company with progression and future opportunities. 

Apply Today!!  

Please contact Hannah Bassett for more information.

About the company

Our company vision is Great People, Great service, Great Results. It’s a vision we hope you’ll share as it’s helped us to become a world class business, with over 50,000 people developing their careers with us, here in the UK alone. Join us and enjoy exceptional support, variety and opportunity.

Compass Group UK & Ireland offers excellent career and development opportunities, as an organisation that's proud of its great people, we believe in the opportunity to recognise and share success, that's why we offer a competitive salary, pension scheme and life assurance, sick pay, and company discounts. And because life isn't only about work, we offer a good annual leave entitlement too.