Salary: £26,000 per annum

Shift hours: Permanent

Unit: Ulster University (Magee Campus)
Hours: Full Time
Salary: £26000 DOE

Compass Group, a leading foodservice and hospitality provider across the UK and Ireland, are delighted to partner with Ulster University to provide catering and hospitality services to its students, staff and visitors on campus.
As Northern Ireland’s civic university, located across four campuses at Belfast, Coleraine, Magee (Derry-Londonderry) and Jordanstown (until January 2022), Ulster University is grounded in the heart of the community and strives to make a lasting contribution to society as a whole. Renowned for its world-class teaching, and with a national and international reputation for excellence, innovation and research, Ulster aims to transform lives, stretch minds and develop the skills required by a growing economy.
We are looking to build a team who care about providing a great customer experience, can have a flexible approach and are looking to grow and develop as we do.

Purpose of the Role:

The Chef Manager is in charge of overseeing the catering services, making sure that we offer the best service and quality of food for all our students and staff.  To plan, prepare, cook all menu dishes, providing a high-quality offer for the customer and client. Carry out general cleaning of the kitchen, maintaining high standards of hygiene. Drive sales through menu plans and promotions suited to the location and ensure compliance on purchasing.

Essential Criteria:
Professional Cookery/Food Production & Cooking – City & Guilds 706-1/2 or equivalent
Minimum 2 years’ Experience in industrial catering as Chef Manager
Managed and developed a team of 5+ within contract catering or education sector
Seasonal Menu Planning & Costing and Experience of purchasing and profit optimisation
Experience in Recruitment & Training / Developing Team and Strong people management skills.  
Sound knowledge of and able to manage all HSE requirements for the role

Desirable Criteria:
Experience in manging Rosters & Hours efficiently
Level 3 qualification in relevant area [or equivalent]

Who we are:
Compass Group Ireland offers the best of both worlds – being empowered by a strong, global organisation, whilst maintaining the personal touch of a small company adept at tailoring ideal catering solutions for each and every one of our clients.
Big Company strength with a small Company feel.
We’re proud to be part of Compass Group PLC – a global and successful FTSE top 25 company. Each year over 500,000 Compass colleagues serve 5 billion meals in more than 50,000 client locations in 50 countries. Joining Compass means stepping into a supportive network of incredible individuals, each united by their passion for going the extra mile for the organisations we partner with.
We are looking to build a team who care about providing a great customer experience, can have a flexible approach and are looking to grow and develop as we do.
Compass Group reserves the right to enhance the criteria if necessary, for the purposes of shortlisting.

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

We are seeking Chef Managers who love to get the team involved and deliver the best hospitality! The Chef Manager will be oversee the budgets and spend as well as the development of the team!

Reference: compass/TP/52482125/NI

Location: Londonderry

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