Deputy General Manager

Up to £24,240 dependent on experience
27 Dec 2018
24 Jan 2019
Ms Caroline Pearson
Job Function
General Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

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 currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Deputy General Manager to join the team in providing outstanding catering service at the Independent Glenalmond School in Perthshire.

Package description

Chartwells Independent – Glenalmond

Deputy General Manager

40 Hours per Week, working 5 days out of 7

Salary circa. £24,200 44 weeks per year!

Main responsibilities

?As the Deputy General Manager you will:

  • Manage the team to deliver an excellent catering service through great food and excellent customer serviceResponsible for managing the delivery of food innovation within the schoolYou will ensure compliance with all statutory requirementsEffective control of costsIntroduction of new ideas to drive the service forwardDevelop the existing teams’ knowledge and skills


Ideal candidate
  • Passionate about catering and service deliveryKnowledge of food preparation and standards requiredA strong leader, with bags of enthusiasmManagement experience within a 4/5 star hospitality environmentExperience of management of catering service is essentialAn adaptable individual who can communicate at all levels from pupils to clientsVery organised and enjoys working in a very busy environmentSound knowledge of legislative standardsStandards and quality driven management styleComputer literacyFinancial and commercial acumenAbility to offer excellent customer serviceA 'Can do' attitude
About the company

Chartwells is part of the Compass Group UK and Ireland which is part of Compass Group Plc, the world's leading foodservice company. We specialise in providing food, vending and related services in our clients' premises. The company operates across the core sectors of Business & Industry, Defence, Offshore & Remote Site, Healthcare, Education, Sports & Leisure and Vending with an established brand portfolio.