Operations Manager; Contract Catering; Midlands to North West
Our client is an independent contract catering company who operate business within the Midlands and North across B&I, Education and Commercial sites. They have developed an excellent reputation for customer service and focus on locally sourced fresh food.
They are looking to recruit an Operations Manager who will take responsibility for a patch covering Staffordshire to the North West. You will need to be a seasoned operator within Contract Catering as you will pick up the management of 2 Area Managers, who each look after around 15 contracts, so your patch will consist of around 30 sites. The business is mainly fixed price, with a number of cost plus and commercial contracts, so having experience of various contract catering budgets is essential.
This is a newly created role of Operations Manager so help support business growth. You will form part of the senior management team and will be the key link between head office functions such as Accounts, HR and your field based team.
This company have a strong reputation for service and food, so your values and passions must mirror this. Being an independent, their culture and style is fluid and not governed by process and policy, so again you will need to demonstrate you work well within this culture and ideally be non-corporate in your approach.
A company with a good reputation in the marketplace and one for personal service and fresh food, the ideal Operations Manager joining this team must be:
- Energetic and passionate
- Motivational, gain natural follow-ship
- Driven by quality and fresh food
- Customer centric at all times
- Experienced within multi-site Operations Management in Contract Catering
- Financially and commercially astute
- Analytical when it comes to cost and sales
- Non-corporate in their style
In return for your commitment, you will be rewarded with great benefits and the opportunity to develop your career within a passionate team.
If you feel that the above-mentioned details meet your skills and experience and the role is of interest to you, please send over your up to date CV in a word document.
Please note, only those applicants with suitable skill sets will be contacted.