Catering Manager

Location
Newcastle
Salary
Up to £25k depending on experience
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
14 May 2019
Ref
compass/TP/16802/54071/CP
Contact
Ms Caroline Pearson
Job Function
Catering Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Catering Manager for one of the restaurants and cafes within Northumbria University! The position is ideally situated in  Newcastle with excellent transport links.

You will be passionate about providing the highest standard of customer service at all levels and lead by example in quality of work. You will be responsible for guiding and motivating your team and helping to drive and increase sales on site.

For the right Catering Manager we are offering a highly competitive salary & benefits, a supportive management system, a trained and enthusiastic team and the opportunity to work for a company that embraces new ideas and a training and development culture. Along with fantastic training and development machines to help you progress your career with Compass.

Main responsibilities

As the Catering Manager you will lead and manage a motivated, trained team of c15 with the appropriate skills to deliver a profitable store and ensure all budget targets and KPI’s are not just achieved but exceeded. 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.

Ideal candidate
  • Previous management experience
  • Ideally have a branded retail food background
  • Retail and commercial skills are a must
  • Financial awareness to complete weekly business returns
  • Motivated to deliver consistent high standards of food and service quality
  • Friendly and approachable, with the management skills to develop and manage a team
  • A 'can-do' attitude
  • Computer literate
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.