Deputy General Manager - Nottingham Racecourse

Location
Nottingham
Salary
Up to £29,500
Posted
01 Aug 2018
Closes
29 Aug 2018
Ref
compass/TP/409126/43432
Contact
Ms Felicity Dyson
Job Function
Operations Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Nottingham and Market Rasen Racecourses, part of The Jockey Club, each stage over 20 jump racing fixtures every year and are leading conference and events centres in the East Midlands.

Based within a beautiful setting, this role requires a passionate individual capable of leading events in all areas of the business, displaying a key understanding of cost control and event logistics. 

Main responsibilities
  • To aid the General Manager in overseeing all aspects of the business at both sites.
  • To Maintain a high quality of service whilst always aiming to improve.
  • To deliver high standards of H&S for both sites focusing on Food Safety at all times.
  • To be P&L aware and to keep an excellent control of costs into the business.
  • To lead an experienced operations team at both sites in preparation of all types of events.
  • To maintain what is already a strong client relationship at both sites.
  • To drive sales at both sites with new concepts and ideas.
Ideal candidate
  • Experience of a similar role within a catering environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Computer literate
  • Financially aware
  • Ability to deal with a wide range of people
  • Standards and quality driven hands on management style
  • Able to communicate at all levels
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Ability to work to strict pressured deadlines
  • A “can-do” attitude
  • Motivated by a passion for quality and great service delivery
  • Creative in thinking and approach
About the company

Part of Compass Group Uk & Ireland, Jockey Club Catering Operating at many of racing’s crown jewel events, such as the Grand National at Aintree, The Cheltenham Festival and Derby Festival, we offer a full range of customer-focused food and beverages and are proud to use local, national and international suppliers to deliver the finest hospitality on the racing circuit.