Job Vacancies

Chef de Partie £19k to £22k

Pastry Chef £19k to £23k

Pembroke College has a reputation for excellent food and service. Our kitchens produce an average of 1000 meals a day, much of which is made from scratch. We are looking for a very good Chef de Partie and an experienced Pastry Chef with a flair for modern cuisine.

The ideal candidate will have NVQ level 2 and 3 in professional cookery, a good understanding of HACCP and experience in a high volume kitchen. Previous College or banqueting experience would also be an advantage. Both jobs would suit ambitious Chefs with a desire to learn and develop new skills, whilst working to very high standards of food safety. Applicants without these skills will not be considered for this position.

These are full-time position’s benefiting from 33 days holiday, NOW Pension scheme which is a Defined Contribution Scheme, a gym on site and free meals whilst on duty.

A job description for:
Chef de Partie can be found here.
Pastry Chef can be found here

To apply: Please complete the application form. Completed application forms together with a CV should be emailed to David Harwood, Catering Manager at

Closing date for applications:         6 February 2015

Payroll Officer

Due to the retirement at the end of April 2015 of our Payroll Officer, we are seeking to appoint a replacement.

The post-holder is responsible for payroll, pensions and supervision payments, and reports to the Finance Manager. We require an experienced Payroll Officer to deal with regular staff numbers of 220 with a significant increase during the summer months. Attention to detail, meeting of deadlines and good organisation skills are essential. You will be a team-player with good interpersonal and communication skills. You will deal with confidential matters using patience, tact, and diplomacy. Experience of payroll in a busy organisation is essential, whilst a payroll qualification is desirable. The successful applicant will be numerate, demonstrate good Excel skills and be familiar with a modern payroll system.

The salary range offered will be USS point 35 (£25,513) to USS point 39 (£28,695). Benefits include a bonus scheme after a one year qualifying period, provision of lunch, discounted private healthcare schemes and use of a gym on site.

A job description can be found here.

Closing date for applications:         Noon 16 February 2015

Interviews will be held:                   24 February 2015

To apply: Please complete the application form. Completed applications forms can be emailed to or alternatively post to The HR Office, Pembroke College, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF

Applicants should note the conditions laid out in The Asylum and Immigration Act when applying for this post.


Pembroke College is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity

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