Chef Manager (Term Time Only)

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
North West
£17,000 to £18,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£17,500 (working term time only)
Job Ref:

We currently have an opportunity for a Chef/Catering Manager, with excellent cookery and communication skills to lead the student catering operation for a secondary school in Oldham.

The role will suit ambitious Kitchen Managers with a passion for innovation and skilled in food delivery and customer experience.
This role offers working 40 weeks per year – Monday to Friday, flexible hours.

Package descriptionWorking term time only - 40 weeks per year
Main responsibilities
Lead the preparation, delivery and production of quality food for students across breakfast, lunch and break periods – Identifying opportunities to grow and develop the customer base.
Manage a kitchen team of 4 to ensure a high quality service is delivered, providing coaching and training when required.
Engage customers in our service offer via theme days and customer tasters, conducting surveys to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction.
Develop a food offering to ensure it consistently meets the needs of our customer including allergens and nutrition,
Manage all aspects of Health & Safety and Food Hygiene
Ensure financial documentation, costings and accountancy of the unit (and those from suppliers) is accurate and within agreed budgeted levels

Ideal candidate
Previous experience as a Catering Manager, Chef Manager or Head Chef, within a similar environment
Excellent communication skills and customer focus
Experience of managing a team to deliver service excellence
Industry acumen and knowledge of external catering developments and innovations
Experience working in a standards/compliance environment
NVQ Chef/Catering qualifications or equivalent
Good administration skills

About the companyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.


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Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Lucy Nicholls

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