General Manager Fixed contract

Worcestershire, Malvern
11 Jan 2018
08 Feb 2018
Ms Andrea Simon
Job Function
General Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a very experienced General Catering Manager to manage the catering facilities in one of our prestigious site, Malvern College, in Worcestershire. Founded in 1865, Malvern is set in a beautiful 250-acre campus; a safe place where we are able to offer an outstanding all-round day and boarding education for pupils aged 3 to 18. With two brand new boarding houses and a state-of-the-art sports complex which were opened by The Duke of York in October 2009.

This is a fixed term contract, with great opportunity of it becoming permanent. The ideal candidate will be working for the largest contract catering company in the world.  Have you got the passion, drive, experience, flexibility, eye for detail, working to very high standards, the ability to reach results? If this sounds like you, we would love to have you on our team.

Package description


6 month fixed term contract good opportunity to go permanent within Chartwells

Mainly Mon – Fri, will need to be flexible

40 hours per week

Easy access by public transport

Free car parking

Meals on duty

Chartwells Independent is the leading provider of catering and support services to Independent Schools in the UK. We provide innovative catering, hospitality and food service by creating imaginative food offers delivered with an exceptional service.

We know as a company that great service comes from offering great food made from quality ingredients delivered with exceptional customer service. Our teams use seasonal produce, adding creativity to let the food speak for itself. We pride ourselves on being able to provide a diverse range of cuisines that keep up to date with today’s trends ensuring we offer a great dining experience.

We nurture and develop our teams to enrich their skills which allows them to show their passion and inspiration that as a company we are proud encourage.


Main responsibilities

The general manager will be managing a very large team with the assistance of up to 4 department managers.  You will be responsible for the P&L accounts, building excellent relationships with the clients. The general manager will be expected to work to very high standards; you will support the team in the delivery of excellent customer service, food quality and operational excellence. You will be overseeing this very large contract,   catering for the staff on site, as well as focusing on the hospitality and event side of the business

Ideal candidate
  • People & management skills
  • Experience managing contracts within BI, this would be to your advantage
  • Good organiser and time management skills
  • The ability to guide, mentor and train a team to maximise their potential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in managing large team
  • Forward thinking
  • Very commercially aware
  • Good team player & able to get on with others
  • Ability to communicate clearly face to face with clients & colleagues
  • Passionate, committed, and honest individual who is a motivated self-starter with excellent people skills and always works to very high standards
  • Attention to detail is essential