Catering Manager

Up to £31,500 dependent on experience
18 Jan 2019
15 Feb 2019
Ms Caroline Pearson
Job Function
Catering Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a great opportunity for a talented, enthusiastic and experienced  Catering Manager to assist the general Manager in running the daily catering operation at Goldsmiths University. Ambitious and commercially aware, with the presence and personality to influence the day-to-day business, you'll maximise the performance of your team.

Leading by example and setting high standards, you'll enhance sales and provide our customers with great service. We are seeking someone that has experience working in a high volume environment, preferably have managed a multi-unit site.  

Package description

Salary up to £31.5k

Mainly Mon - Fri, 40 hour per week, will need to be flexible as we cater for some functions on weekends

Easy access by public transport

Opportunity to join the Compass pension and share scheme

Great opportunity to progress within the largest contract catering company in the world

Main responsibilities
  • Support with all the financial aspects of the business
  • Overseeing the front of house, making sure that we offer the best service and quality of food for our students and client
  • Training, keeping all personal/training files up to date
  • Motivating staff and getting the best out of your team
  • Build an excellent relationship with the client
  • Adhering the H&S regulations
  • Fully responsible for the P&L accounts
  • Will also be responsible for the hospitality side of the business
  • Ensure all customer requirements are delivered in line with the expectation
Ideal candidate
  • Experience in managing  a large site,  preferably from an education sector or sport and leisure, but not essential
  • Have experience managing a multi site unit
  • Sound knowledge of Hygiene, Health and Safety
  • Standards and quality driven management style
  • Motivated by a passion for quality and great service delivery
  • Interpersonal, administrative and organisational skills
  • Excellent understanding of P&L accounts
  • Strong leader
  • Good management skills
  • Financial and commercial acumen
  • A 'Can do' attitude
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.

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