Mess Manager

Location
Sleaford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Jul 2019
Closes
30 Jul 2019
Ref
compass/TP/16802/56809
Contact
Miss Laura Glover
Job Function
General Manager
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

ESS has been a market leader in the Defence and Government Services sectors for over 40 years. As well as providing quality catering, retail and leisure services, we offer a portfolio of superior and sustainable soft services, including: hotel, cleaning, waste management, security and reception services



We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join the ESS team based at RAF College Cranwell as our new Mess Manager.



This is a great career opportunity, for an individual who may be at the start of their management career, and looking at developing and honing their experience to be able to move into a senior management post within a FTSE30 business.


Package description

  • 37 hours per week. 6 month Fixed Term Contract

  • The opportunity of joining the Compass pension and share scheme

  • Discounts at various high street stores


Main responsibilities

As our Mess Manager, you will be responsible for the accommodation management, food & beverage provision, cleaning and housekeeping, function and events management. You will also hold full budget and accounting responsibility for this military mess.


Ideal candidate

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in:




  • Proven operational management experience within a contract catering, hotel or restaurant environment

  • Managing teams to deliver innovative, high quality food and beverage service.

  • Being obsessive about providing great customer service and food in both the café and hospitality environment

  • Sound knowledge of procedural and legislative frameworks

  • Sound financial acumen and experienced in managing budgets and growing sales


About the company

ESS has been a market leader in the Defence and Government Services sectors for over 40 years. As well as providing quality catering, retail and leisure services, we offer a portfolio of superior and sustainable soft services, including: hotel, cleaning, waste management, security, event support and reception services



We’re the people behind the food, hospitality and support services that power your day, make you smile and put a spring in your step. Just one of the reasons why we’re the UK and Ireland’s No.1 catering and support services provider.