Trainee Manager

Job No: KFC1539
Location: Hawthorn

Company Information

KFC is the world's most popular chicken restaurant chain, specializing in our famous Original Recipe® fried chicken. It all started with one cook who created a finger lickin' good recipe more than 75 years ago, a list of secret herbs and spices scratched out on the back of the door to his kitchen. That cook was Colonel Harland Sanders, of course, and today we still follow his formula for success, with real cooks breading and freshly preparing our delicious chicken by hand. Our aim is to put a smile on people's faces around the world and give every customer a special experience on each occasion. Our vision is that our jobs will be the best in the world for those committed to serving great food and looking after customers better than anyone else.


The Role

We are currently seeking expression of interests to join our team as a Trainee Manager.  This is a hands-on role where you will be responsible for assisting the Management Team in creating an energetic and positive work environment for all Team Members. On completion of training, you will assist with the operational requirements of the Restaurant in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures.


Requirements/ key selection criteria

  • Experience in Quick Service Restaurant or hospitably industry
  • Demonstrable supervisory skills and an ability to delegate and co-ordinate
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and interpersonal
  • A positive energy to engage, lead and motivate Employees
  • Exceptional Customer service skills
  • Must have competent computer skills
  • Team Player
  • Must have a reliable vehicle and current driver’s licence
  • Energetic, resourceful and committed



  • Competitive pay rates
  • On the job training and development
  • Career progression
  • Flexibility to suit your lifestyle
  • Making new friends and having fun
  • Recognition Culture ensures that hard work and good performance is rewarded.


Working with KFC will give you financial independence, you'll receive recognition for your efforts and gain skills to set you on your career path. KFC is a place where good things happen as soon as you walk through the door.

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The perks

You can look forward to flexible shifts that fit around your life commitments and great restaurant discounts as soon as you jump on board. You'll gain a new crew of friends and be rewarded with lots of little perks for going the extra mile to help out your team.

Perk #1

Flexible hours

We know that for many of our people, study and family need to come first. That's why we offer flexible rosters that will accommodate any commitments you have outside of work.

Perk #2

Life skills

Working at KFC is a great way to earn money while learning valuable life skills and spending time with your friends. No matter what your future career goals are, we'll help you on your way.

Perk #3

Lots of fun!

We work hard but we also know how to have a good time. It's a fun and fast-paced environment where team members share lots of laughs and celebrate each other's successes.