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26 Jul 2022

Full-Time Chef Supervisor

BuroHappold – Posted by BuroHappold London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Be part of something bigger at Buro Happold!

From helping shape entire cities to tackling the challenge of climate action, a career at Buro Happold presents the chance to make a difference. With a world class reputation, our work and our people have delivered positive change to clients, the environment, and communities alike. If you want to be part of something bigger, this is your chance.

Operating in 26 locations worldwide, with over 70 partners and 1,900 employees. We are an international practice of experts in all aspects of built environments, inspired by how we can achieve better outcomes.

What’s the opportunity?

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Chef Supervisor to join our London hospitality team. Reporting to the UK Catering Manager you will ensure the smooth running of the Canteen Kitchen and catering meetings and events. This is a great opportunity for someone that is passionate about quality sustainable food, has a customer focus and is experienced in managing a small team of people.

As the Chef Supervisor you will have the ability to prioritise your duties, communicate clearly, be pro-active and comfortable with at times working autonomously.  

Hours: 07:30 – 4:00pm (37.5 hours a week 1hr un-paid lunchbreak); Monday – Friday.

The Chef Supervisor will be responsible for:

  • The preparation of quality food for the office Canteen, Café, meeting room and hospitality events
  • Ensuring all food is produced on time to the required quality and in line with food and health and safety guidelines
  • Motivate and supervise a small hospitality team
  • Serving food and developing relationships with customers
  • Delivery of service for hospitality events (where required)
  • Ordering of food products, packaging, consumables, and cleaning chemicals as and when required
  • To ensure all incoming product deliveries are stored in the correct areas
  • Ensure that the food preparation and service areas are clean and tidy
  • Cleaning and sanitizing kitchen areas and floors
  • Completing any other reasonable duties as requested by the UK Catering Manager

The right candidate must hold a Level 2 in Food Hygiene, be enthusiastic, willing and have a can-do attitude. You will ensure the quality and stability of products by complying with all company guidelines. You will be enthusiastic, dexterous, advantageous and helpful in this role.

Please note this is not an exhaustive list and none of the tasks noted are exclusive – they are to be completed as part of a team.

Relevant Health & Safety training will be provided in order to complete the duties of the role

This role may require some light lifting.

The successful candidate for this role will have:

  • At minimum a Level 2 certificate in Food Hygiene
  • In depth knowledge of Food Safety, Allergens and Safety Regulations
  • A passion and enthusiasm for creating and delivering quality food and customer service
  • Exceptional time management, organisational and communication skills
  • A can-do attitude
  • Demonstrative ability to work within a team
  • The ability to follow instructions and supervise a small team

What we offer:

  • Generous holiday entitlement of 25 days per annum, exclusive of Bank Holidays. 
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Life Assurance. 
  • Income Protection. 
  • Flexible Benefits – including Cycle scheme, Dental insurance, Optical Cover, Travel insurance and Corporate discounts. 

Closing date: Friday 29th July 2022 (we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we have a high volume of applicants). 

Interested?   Intrigued?   Inspired 

Join us to find out what you’re really capable of.

Described by our clients as ‘passionate’, ‘innovative’, ‘collaborative’: Buro Happold is an independent, international engineering practice that for over 40 years has become synonymous with the delivery of creative, value led building and city solutions for an ever changing world. Having worked on every continent, our clients include more than 90% of the world’s leading architectural practices and we have collaborated with global organisations such as the United Nations, The World Bank and UNESCO. Through our global community of driven, world leading engineering and consulting professionals we deliver elegant solutions for buildings and cities that seek to address the major problems facing societies today. Follow us @burohappold and find out more at ​

Buro Happold value flexible working as an important part of the way we work. We welcome applications from those who are seeking flexibility in their careers. #


The post holder must at all times carry out his/ her duties with due regard to the Buro Happold Equality & Diversity Policy.

You are required to set a personal example in all aspects of Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S).

You are responsible for encouraging and maintaining high standards of OH&S in all areas under your control; meeting or exceeding targets and reporting on OH&S Key Performance Indicators.  You will ensure compliance with the Company’s health and safety policy, relevant legislation and guidance in these areas.

You are required to fulfil the duties appropriate to your grade as detailed in the Roles & Responsibilities section of the Company’s Health & Safety Management System.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 9 days.

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