Hospitality and Events Supervisor (The University Of Oxford)

Up to £9.50 per hour
02 Nov 2018
30 Nov 2018
Miss Laura Glover
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for an experienced Hospitality Supervisor to join the University of Oxford hospitality team, you will run events across campus and lead a team of staff to deliver service excellence. Reporting to the Hospitality Managers, you will be responsible for the smooth running of daily hospitality events, client and team communication. 

This is a fast paced environment, you will need to have good attention to detail and be able to multi task and prioritise effectively. We are looking for a friendly person with a positive attitude who can lead by example. 

Main responsibilities

-Arrange the delivery of strong, high quality hospitality events, whilst motivating a team of casual staff.

-Act as a point of contact as required to help ensure successful delivery of the hospitality events programme, in partnership with the University Marketing and Facilities teams.

-Working with the Front of House staff, to deliver consistently excellent customer services for all Compass Group’s Hospitality activities.

-Handling face to face enquiries from The University of Oxford’s event’s teams and clients for hospitality.

-Liaison with Building facilities staff to ensure timely and correct set up and delivery of operation aspects of events.

-Provide on-site management to ensure the correct delivery of events.


Ideal candidate

-You will have strong skills in organising and delivering successful events. An understanding of how these functions contribute to the realisation of business targets.

-Computer literate with excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.

-Strong interpersonal skills, organisational skills and leadership skills.

- Previous events or hotel/hospitality experience

-Flexible approach to duties and hours and a willingness to work some anti-social hours

About the company

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.