Job Title: Catering Manager
Salary: £25,000 Plus Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Full Time Permanent
Due to our continued success we are now looking to recruit a Catering Manager to join our team based in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Catering Manager introduction:
This is an excellent opportunity to enhance your catering career in a prestigious environment. As Catering Manager, you will lead the delivery of catering services and build long term client relationships at a high profile independent school. This is a prestigious contract and will therefore provide the opportunity to showcase your leadership skills and develop within a growing business.
This position will suit a real foodie, who is passionate about quality, high standards of service and developing new ideas and services.
Catering Manager Role Responsibility
·Efficient management of the daily catering services for up to 1,200 pupils for core feeding
·Oversee a busy hospitality operation, with an extensive event calendar across the year
·Effectively lead and develop a team of 20 to deliver an outstanding service to client, customers and students.
·Control and monitor the financial performance of the unit and to maintain costs within pre-budgeted targets.
·Ensure all food is prepared fresh and to a high standard as per service level agreement, Company policy and current legislation.
·Establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with individuals at all levels within the Company and the Client organisation.
·Implement and maintain the Statutory and Company standards of hygiene, health and safety and take any action as is necessary.
The Ideal Catering Manager:
·Previous experience in a catering or general management role, with high expectation of service standards.
·Experience of managing a team within a catering environment
·Excellent attention to detail and passionate about service
·Good resilience to challenging situations and meeting expectation
·Excellent client and customer relationship skills
·Confidence to lead and engage teams
·Good financial awareness
·Excellent communication skills
·Passion for delivering great food and service
·Strong adherence to Food Hygiene and Health & Safety
About the Company
In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the 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.
Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced Catering Manager to join a reputable business that encourages career progression and offers fantastic rates of pay and company benefits. If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience to carry out this role then please apply today for the chance to be considered for an early interview