Mount Charles are currently recruiting for a Chef Manager to join our team based in Copeland Ltd, Cookstown.

This is a great opportunity to join a world leading facilities management company.

If you are a customer focused individual and want to join a fun and family orientated food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression, then we have a role for you!

Chef Manager Working Pattern:

  • 34 Hours per Week
  • Monday to Friday
  • 07:30 – 15:00


  • 28 days’ paid holidays (pro rata)
  • Voluntary Private Healthcare Scheme – Paid through Salary
  • Employee Assistance Program to support your health & wellbeing
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Benefit Communication Portal with a range of additional free benefits & discounts for goods/services
  • Financial Education/Financial wellbeing advisory service
  • Training & Development
  • Uniform Provided
  • Company Events

The Role:

  • Operating a busy kitchen focusing on tasty, well-balanced, nutritious meals catering for all dietary requirements.
  • Prepare and serve food to a high standard in line with company standards
  • Updating food safety records
  • To ensure all areas are clean and tidy in accordance with company and legislation standards
  • To ensure minimum wastage
  • Ensure professional image within personal Grooming and Hygiene standards at all times.
  • Ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of services to the client organisation in accordance with the agreement of the contract.
  • To ensure we offer a high level of Customer Service in line with Mount Charles professional standards
  • To ensure company policies relating to Sales handling, stock control and stock ordering are implemented and monitored, taking appropriate action to resolve problems
  • To maintain effective communication with all other departments including, head office and the client.
  • Organising rotas, stocktaking and ordering
  • Ensuring all HACCP, Food Safety, and Health & Safety Legislation requirements are always adhered to.

The Person:

  • Attention to detail in all aspects of the work.
  • Leads by example and lives our values.
  • Must have a minimum of one year’s experience managing a small team.
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about our customer service and reputation.
  • Self-motivated, working independently and on own initiative.
  • Flexible with a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Excellent communication, organisational, and time management skills.
  • Ability to ensure a safe environment is maintained in compliance with health, safety, fire, hygiene, and security legislation and company policies and procedures.
  • Basic statutory training for the role will require all candidates to have basic reading, writing, speaking and listening skills to assist in understanding safety and work instructions and communicating with customers on a day-to-day basis. The post also requires proficient skills in computer literacy.

The Mount Charles Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Please note, the successful applicant’s offer is subject to the Access NI (Basic) check prior to commencement of role. Mount Charles Group has a policy on recruiting ex-offenders, a copy of which is available upon request. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working for the Mount Charles Group.

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About Mount Charles

The Mount Charles group now supports some of the most prestigious organisations in Northern Ireland and has clients from across the business & industry, healthcare, education and retail sectors. It is our intention to go on growing as they grow, extending our range of services and the reach of our market place to ensure we continue to provide innovative and cost effective solutions to meet and exceed their needs.

We are proud of our heritage, of the long standing relationships we have with our clients and of our teams who consistently deliver the excellent service that our clients have come to associate with the Mount Charles Group.