Food Service Manager

Location
Northampton
Salary
Up to £26,500 dependent on experience
Posted
31 Jul 2017
Closes
28 Aug 2017
Ref
compass/TP/299488/33699/CP
Contact
Miss Stacey Phillips
Job Function
Catering Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Catering Manager to oversee the catering operations within a large staff restaurant, within Royal Mail,  based near Northampton. Primarily you will be responsible for overseeing the day to day running of the restaurant, all financial aspects, training, managing a team of up to 10 staff, and responsible for the Health and Safety of the operation. The unit operates 7 days a week. The catering manager will predominantly work Mon – Fri between the hours of 7am – 4pm.   You will have excellent people management skills, and be able to communicate at all levels and preferably have experience within an industrial environment in a similar sized operation.

Package description
  • Mon - Fri, will need to be flexible
  • £26k - £26,500k per depending on experience
  • Free car parking
  • Easy access by public transport
  • Opportunity to join the Compass share and pension scheme
  • Great opportunities to progress
  • Up to 10% discount in various high street stores plus many more benefits
Main responsibilities
  • Managing a team of 10 staff including a HC
  • Catering for the staff on site including breakfast, lunch, dinner and nights
  • Attracting new customers with your excellent service and quality food
  • Demonstrating a real passion for increasing sales and providing excellent service
  • Responsible for all the financial aspects of the business
  • Training and motivating staff
  • Building an excellent relationship with the client
  • Ensuring all customer requirements are delivered in line with the expectation
Ideal candidate
  • Must be flexible regards to working hours
  • Excellent financial acumen
  • Experience working in a very busy and pressurised environment
  • It would be to your advantage if you have worked within contract catering
  • Client & Customer focused
  • Commercial & Results Orientated
  • Hands on management style
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Likes a challenge and enjoys working in a busy environment 
About the company

Eurest Services, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the market leader in the provision of food and support services to business and industry providing nearly 1500 organisations, including 80 of the FTSE 100, with staff restaurants, delis, cafe bars and shops. The business also provides the full spectrum of soft and hard Facilities Management services, from technical support, building maintenance and supply logistics to hotel services, transport, pest control and communications