Catering and Hospitality Manager - Buckley Barracks

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/517601/71015/AD
  • Date Posted: 10 March 2020
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire
  • Salary: £27,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Up to £27,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

As the Catering and Hospitality Manager, you will be looking after a Combined Mess of Warrants Officers and Sergeants, and the Officers Mess at Buckley Barracks. As the Catering and Hospitality Manager, you will manage a team of around 20 and support functions for another site, 40 miles down the road.

What is a Mess? In military terms, a Mess is where the military personnel eat, sleep, hang out and hold functions. So, we provide catering, cleaning, hospitality, retail and other soft facilities services. Different military ranks require different levels of services.

Job Description

Catering and Hospitality Manager

  • £27,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
Main Responsibilities

As the Catering and Hospitality Manager, you will be supporting the General Manager in all aspects of the day-to-day business (3 Messes, 1 Café and 1 Costcutter) and deputising in their absence. 

As the Catering and Hospitality Manager, you will be ensuring all services are supplied to a high level and manage the client interaction on a day to day basis. 

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who has managed a team and had experience in soft FM management. Having hospitality experience and military knowledge is desirable.

About The Company

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.

ESS Support Services Worldwide, part of Compass Group UK and Ireland, is the defence, government, offshore and remote business sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland. It provides food and support services to major companies and organisations operating in remote sites, defence, central and local government departments, police, prisons & offshore sectors.

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.