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Chef Manager

Chef Manager

  • 627852
  • Brisbane CBD, QLD, Australia, 4000
  • Cannon Hill, QLD, Australia, 4170
  • Surat Basin, QLD, Australia
  • Full Time

ESS is the market leading support services division of Compass Group, providing multi-service capability to major companies operating in the oil and gas, mining and construction industries and to the defence sector.

The Position

We are looking for an experienced Relief Chef Manager to join our remote villages across the Surat Basin in Roma, Queensland! This is a FIFO position from Brisbane or Adelaide operating on a 2/1 roster working 12-hour days.

Your duties include but not be limited to:

  • Relief site management of day to day site operations in accordance with client contractual requirements
  • Maintaining exceptional relationships with our client and local community
  • Ensure site compliance with HSEQ policies and procedures to ensure a sustainable safety culture
  • Monitor quality customer service practices; always going above and beyond to ensure excellent service standards
  • Effectively manage and support of staff on-site including selection of staff, rostering, training and performance management
  • Responsibility for site financials activities, including forecasting, budgets, cost control and monthly reporting to head office

The Person

The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
  • Previous volume and remote cooking experience
  • Experience in site management positions preferably within the resources, services, hospitality or facilities management sector
  • Ability to drive stakeholder engagement and deliver superior service levels
  • Strong financial and analytical skills
  • Good knowledge of computer systems
  • Experience in staff recruitment, retention and roster management

The Benefits

Our people are our most valuable, asset. Your can-do attitude, safety focus and passion for great food and service will be rewarded with excellent benefits and conditions including:

  • Enjoy the flexibility of the FIFO lifestyle and reclaim back some of your weekends
  • Clear career growth opportunities both on and off the tools!
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Gym facilities, health and wellness programs available

So, if you are a 'get in and get it done' person, who thrives in a fast-paced environment with new challenges and consistently delivers to the highest quality, then we'd like to hear from you.


Our people’s unique backgrounds, experience, and abilities are at the heart of our vibrant workforce. We strive to create workplaces that reflect the diverse communities that we serve, where everyone feels empowered and valued. By building diverse teams means we are creating inclusive environments for all our people and also those we connect with through our day to day operation. We welcome & encourage applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, gender expressions, gender identity and people with disability.


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