Catering Group Manager

Compass Group
Bristol, Avon
19 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Chartwells have an exciting opportunity for a Group Manager to lead the Catering and Hospitality operations across 4 colleges and 1 school in the Bristol  area.

Chartwells, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the leading provider of catering and support services to schools, colleges and universities in the UK. Chartwells works with over 2,000 education units including primary schools, secondary schools, independent schools, colleges and universities. Central to Chartwells is its Eat, Learn, Live ethos, which helps to educate young people about how to have a happy, safe and healthy lifestyle while contributing to a sustainable world.

Package description

Mainly Mon - Fri but needs to be flexible

8am - 5pm

Up to 35k plus company car depending on experience

Opportunity to join the Compass share and pension scheme

Main responsibilities

As Group Manager, you will oversee the catering offer for students based across 5 sites,  with the support of your chef managers and the rest of the team

You will manage and deliver an excellent catering service through great food and excellent customer service. You will ensure compliance with all statutory requirements, introduce new ideas and develop the existing team skills. Build good relationships with the client. Forecasting and to improve service on a regular basis

Ideal candidate
  • Able to manage and lead a team both locally and remotely
  • Confident at building relationships with clients and team members
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Passionate about Catering and service delivery.
  • Brand Standards Experience
  • Financial and Commercial Acumen
  • A strong leader who can motivate and inspire a large team
  • An adaptable individual who can influence at all levels
  • Extremely organised and enjoys working in a fast paced environment
  • Sound knowledge of legislative standards
  • Interpersonal, administrative and organisational skills
  • A 'Can do' attitude