Area Manager

Job Description

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Passionate about food? Want to develop your career with the world's leading food service management company? Look no further, we, the leading food service and hospitality provider across the Island of Ireland, are looking for a Area Manager to join our talented team on a full time contract basis working 40 hours per week.
Some of the benefits we offer:
  • Free meals while at work
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Additional, seasonal and overtime hours available
  • Career Pathways to support career progression and/or skills development
  • Perks shopping discount Card which can be used across the Island of Ireland to save at various restaurants, high street stores, hotels, day out venues, leisure centres, gyms, golf courses and many more
  • Learning & development programs available alongside access to hundreds of online training courses for personal and professional development & growth
  • Flexible Working to support Work Life Balance
  • Additional Leave Purchase scheme to balance home and work life
  • Access to wellness programs to promote mental health and wellbeing of our colleagues
  • Employee Assistance Program to guide and support our employees
  • Exciting internal reward and recognition schemes
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available

Here's an idea of what your shift pattern will be:
  • Mon: Full-time (Days)
  • Tues: Full-time (Days)
  • Weds: Full-time (Days)
  • Thurs: Full-time (Days)
  • Fri: Full-time (Days)
  • Sat:
  • Sun:
Key Responsibilities:
  • Plan and implement the strategy of growth & retention for new and existing business through leading the development of long-term account plans and a rolling lifecycle review process.
  • Support the sales team to develop financially sound bids and proposals and sign off final agreements to ensure we deliver operationally sound contracts
  • Deliver the profit for the region through leadership and support for teams within the various Schools.
  • Review school contract performance, identify improvements, and ensure contract compliance to exceed client expectations.
  • Identify the different customer requirements through analysing trends in their feedback and select the appropriate company offering to deliver customer satisfaction
  • Communicate strategy to team and ensure that improvements are implemented to maximise performance and customer satisfaction
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including strategic client relationships
About You:
  • Senior management experience leading and inspiring operational teams to deliver results
  • Led the implementation of change programmes to deliver operational benefits
  • Experience of working within brand guidelines to deliver results
  • Experience in highly commercial and price-sensitive markets
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Managed senior-level third party relationships
Compass Group reserves the right to enhance the criteria, if necessary, for the purposes of shortlisting.
At Compass Ireland, our people are our business. When you join the Compass Group you will be joining a supportive network of incredible individuals, each united by their passion for going the extra mile for the organisations we partner with. We are building a team who care about providing a great customer experience and want to grow and develop as we do. We are dedicated to investing in every colleague joining us. We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees. We consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.
Job Reference: com/0807/96415001/52663046/WJ
Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!