Assistant Manager - Dorset

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/786710/81604/MA
  • Date Posted: 6 July 2021
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Dorset
  • Salary: £24,000 to £26,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Are you a customer focused individual? Are you a perfectionist who thrives on ensuring the highest level of service to your clients and customers? If this is you, we have the ideal role for you!

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Assistant Manager to work at one of our prestigious contracts in Chartwells Independents. Working in a busy boarding school, the Assistant Manager will be responsible for Health and Safety onsite, audit preparation, staff training, risk assessments and of course assisting with the execution of the catering piece along with the hospitality piece.

At Compass we believe a successful career starts with passion, creativity and positivity. As one big family, our people are proud of what we do, we offer career opportunities and working across many sectors.

Job Description

Assistant Manager

  • Up to £26000 per annum 
  • 5 over 7 shift pattern
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
More about the role:

As an Assistant Manager, you will enjoy getting the best out of people, you draw satisfaction from managing, training and supporting your team. You will be providing a professional catering service, ensuring that company standards are maintained and that Client expectations are met.

You will assist the General Manager to ensure that your location achieves the financial targets agreed with the client in line with your site budget. Working with your General Manager you will monitor the work of all the staff and carry out appraisals, recognise training needs and potential as appropriate.

You will be holding team meetings on a regular basis to communicate targets and achievements. Making sure we are meeting the standards required by the client. As a team you will ensure that customers are given a prompt and efficient service and that their food service and value expectations are consistently exceeded. Making sure all Food Safety, Health and Safety and Risk Assessments are conducted to ensure that all standards and procedures in respect of Food, Hygiene and Safety are established and maintained.

The Assistant Manager, is responsible for supervising the daily operations of the restaurant, retail and hospitality onsite. In coordination with the General Manager, they oversee the development and performance of employees, ordering of food and supplies, and ensure that customers are satisfied with their experience.

Who you are:

As the Assistant Manager, you will ideally have a successful background in Contract Catering/Hospitality/Retail Catering, using your entrepreneurial skills to create a thriving and successful working environment. You possess excellent management and communication skills, have a good understanding of report writing and financial management, and be able to demonstrate your analytical approach to problem solving. You will have the ability to display a real passion for food and customer service and be financially and commercially astute.

Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Chartwells Independents, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the leading provider of catering and support services to Independent Schools in the UK. You will be part of a team that supports high-quality education at this school by providing outstanding food and service to the pupils and school staff.

Whether it be producing great food for pupils and staff or being involved in creating great hospitality events our teams have a passion for preparing food using fresh quality ingredients. Our belief is that it all starts with great tasting, healthy food that pupils look forward to and really enjoy.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.