Catering Manager

Compass Group
London, South East England
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a great opportunity for a talented, enthusiastic and experienced multi site catering manager to be responsible for all aspects of managing the high level of delivery and expectations within the East London University with the assistance of an experienced and motivated team.   You should be ambitious and commercially aware, with the presence and personality to influence the day-to-day business, you'll maximise the performance of your team. Leading by example and setting high standards, you'll enhance sales and provide our customers with great service.

Package description

£28000 to £30000  depending on experience

Mon - Fri, 40 hour per week , occasional weekend

Free car parking

Meals on duty

Opportunity to join the Compass pension and share scheme

Great opportunity to progress within the largest contract catering company in the world

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.

Main responsibilities

To lead the core catering establishment within University of East London

  • Managing a team of up to 25 staff and reporting to the contracts director
  • Responsible for all the financial aspects of the business
  • Overseeing various satellite site within the college
  • Training, keeping all personal/training files up to date
  • Motivating staff and getting the best out of your team
  • Build an excellent relationship with the client
  • Adhering the H&S regulations
  • Will also be responsible for the hospitality side of the business
  • Ensure all customer requirements are delivered in line with the expectation
Ideal candidate

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Will need experience managing a large multi site establishment
  • Experience in managing  a multi site business, preferably from an education sector
  • Sound knowledge of Hygiene, Health and Safety
  • Standards and quality driven management style
  • Motivated by a passion for quality and great service delivery
  • Interpersonal, administrative and organisational skills
  • Excellent understanding of P&L accounts
  • Good management skills
  • Financial and commercial acumen
  • A 'Can do' attitude