Salary: £32000 per annum

Shift hours: Permanent

Regional Chef Manager 

We’re currently recruiting a dedicated regional chef manager to help ensure the smooth running of the operations in Healthcare on a full time basis.

As a regional chef manager, you will use your skills to maintain a high standard of quality work. In return, you will have the chance to progress your career with company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate.

  • Track and communicate status of mobilisations, post mobilisation activity, refresh and rebids to ensure visibility of status across the contract – attend weekly project review meetings and provision of status report.
  • To champion the use of the standard tools and processes for all Compass mobilisations.
  • To ensure compliance of standard tools, menus and service offer
  • Responsible for coordinating planning, management and delivery (along with the project manager and central support teams) of contract mobilisations, post mobilisation activity, refresh and retention in order of priority.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all mobilisations, refresh and rebids are delivered within timescale
  • To coordinate implementation of products or services in accordance with the business client and project managers agreements
  • Responsible for maintaining relations with Regional Managers, project Managers, central functions experts
  • Engage appropriate level of HR resource to support each site
  • Ensure standard mobilisation plans build in People MAP best practices
  • Ensure mobilisation plan covers areas such as central menus and promotions
  • Engage marketing where appropriate to develop / share consumer offers
  • With the operator, develop plans for any refurbishments or new food offers / concepts
  • Ensure that all units are delivering service and offer to the agreed brand standard
  • Ensure the contract KPI’s are met and highlight any potential issues via escalation process
  • Ensure areas such as purchasing compliance, waste control, and GP training
  • Ensure that units are fully staffed and engage with Resource network to fill any staffing gaps
  • To work with units to ensure adherence to budget expenditure
  • Proven experience in a project management or operational role
  • Proven experience in a similar position and/ or a flair for food and concept design
  • Passion for  food and customer service
  • Good commercial acumen
  • Proven track record of being quality driven
  • Interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Experience in coaching and mentoring managers and teams to deliver a successful contract
  • Proven track record of interacting with a influencing a wide range of stakeholders
  • Good working knowledge of high street retail, food and eating out consumer trends
  • Flexible to travel nationally and be seconded to assist sites at short notice.


  • Proven experience as part of a successful mobilisation team
  • Pro-actively manage and highlight Mobilisation and retention risks and issues
  • Assist the Regional Management Team in the assessment and first line evaluation of support team requirements within flagged businesses.
  • Monitor, collate and suggest improvements to the Mobilisation processes and practices and pro-actively help to encourage good practice
  • To provide expertise in compass in unit systems such as Air2, The Source unit bookwork completion

We ensure you’re rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and many more
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive Wow Points every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways programme

Reference: compass/TP/1680695/113943/AS

Location: Sheffield

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