Catering Manager

Catering Manager

Job Type : Permanent, Full Time

Salary : £25000 – £30000/annum

We have an exciting opportunity for a catering manager with great passion for food and strong leadership skills. As a catering manager you need to be to able to deliver excellence, have good personal management skills, build and maintain strong client relationship.

Experience in Catering management is required but training will be provided.

The catering manager will be based in our new client site at Londonderry with an expected start date of early – Mid April 2021 working Monday to Friday.

Main Responsibilities
To oversee delivery and develop the food offer in all areas of the business through commercial initiatives, innovation and team development.
To deliver through the team new menus which demonstrate flair and innovation in the food service offer.
To ensure the prompt and efficient preparation and service in all food areas to the company’s standard and to the client’s satisfaction.
To ensure that the budget is met and exceeded and that all company audits & documentation are attained to the required standard.
To deliver and achieve client KPI measurement and quarterly self audits with review and action the results.
Provide the most cost effective catering service that offers the users quality and choice.
Continually propose initiatives that deliver best value to the customer.
Promote healthy eating, well being and employee satisfaction.
Improve patronage and grow sales.
Provide good capture of management information to analyse performance.The Ideal CandidateEssential

Good standard of literacy and numeracy
Experience of developing an innovative food offer to meet client and customer needs
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with customers, clients and staff at all levels
Good time management and organisational skills
Ability to work well under pressure
Ability to achieve and set standards and operate to performance criteria, with particular regard to hygiene
Positive approach to learning in role and identifying own training needs as appropriate
Sense of own initiative
Ability to work effectively as part of a team
Flexible approach to role
CIEH Level 3 Food Safety qualification/706 Level 1 and 2 min
IOSH Managing Safety qualificationDesirable

Experience of managing budgets
Experience of delivering training using company guidelines
Computer literacy
Good standard of financial acumen
Ability to develop increasing individual effectiveness through leadership, motivation, communication, coaching and trainingAbout The CompanyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation. 

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process

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