Chef Manager-NW London
We have an exciting and rare opportunity for an experienced, hardworking and innovative Chef Manager to join our busy prestigious BMI hospital in Hendon.
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 6+ 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. £25K + performance bonus and Benefits
- Perks at work benefits- Retail discounts and up to 55% of cinema tickets
- Parking is available on site.
- Excellent Bus links- ( bus’s run every 10 minutes)
- 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.
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 6+ 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
The 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.