Executive Head Chef - Sodexo
|Job Title:||Executive Head Chef - Sodexo|
|Salary:||£27100 - £30000|
|Job Published:||February 23, 2021 12:21|
Coordinate and direct all culinary activities in which we are asked to cater.
Manage and control the services to the agreed specification and to the agreed targets
Lead a team to increase the Client and Sodexo's revenue opportunities i.e. commercial opportunities, labour efficiency and generate the GOP within retail operations.
Supply Chain Management - ensure value for money is achieved through robust management of purchasing.
Nurture client relationships in order to stabilise & develop them for long term partnerships
Recruit, induct and develop talented employees within the kitchens
Identify opportunities for organic growth and new business.
Exceptional management of Food Hygiene, Health, Safety and Environmental Legislation
Responsible for driving continuous improvement and innovation
Strategic and technical support
To control the client labour budget ensuring personnel are scheduled against business needs in a cost-effective manner.
Stakeholder management - internal and external
To interview, recruit, induct, and manage staff according to the needs of the site
To engage with key client groups - "Walk the Floor" during service periods and engage and interact with clients, colleagues, and any visitors.
To be an active (site based) member of the Chef Development team for Independents by Sodexo by contributing dishes and recipes, attending meetings, assisting with projects and tender presentations.
To represent Sodexo at industry events.
NVQ level 2 Food Production certificate or equivalent
Intermediate Food Hygiene certificate
IOSH Managing Safely
Strong level of literacy and numeracy
Experienced Chef who has operated in a busy, client facing environment
Good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to be an effective team player
Flexible, with the ability to work under pressure and across a range of shifts and service times
Direct management experience of chefs / kitchen brigade
Clear, strong and effective leadership style
Strong ability to increase individuals' effectiveness through leadership, motivation, communication, coaching and training
Excellent time management and organisational skills
Ability to set and maintain standards
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