Catering Manager - Staff Dining- London-Canary Wharf

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/1409332/94212
  • Date Posted: 7 November 2021
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

As a Catering 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 Catering 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.

What we'll give:

Catering Manager- Staff Dining- London-Canary Wharf

  • Monday to Friday Only!

  • Competitive rate of pay

  • Free lunch on duty

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Compass exclusive offers on Perks at Work

  • Superb development and career opportunities
More about the role:

You will be providing a professional catering service across a large contract, ensuring that company standards are maintained and that Client expectations are met. As the Catering Manager, you will enjoy getting the best out of people, you draw satisfaction from managing, training and supporting your team whilst delivering value to your employer.

Overall Purpose of the Role

  • To be responsible for the overall efficient and effective management of the contract to ensure great quality, consistent food and beverage services across 5 outlets
  • To maintain positive client relationships ensuring we are true partners in their business
  • To ensure the smooth planning of the contract and resources to deliver a first-class food and beverage service to our clients and customers
  • To be responsible for the management, recruitment, development and training of team members
  • To ensure the contract is fully compliant with company policies and procedures
  • To deliver on the agreed financial budget and run commercially in line with net income and cost targets

You will ensure that your location achieves the financial targets agreed with the client in line with your site budget. Working with your Operations Manager you will monitor the work of all the staff and carry out appraisals, identify training needs and ensuring 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.

Who you are:

We are looking for someone who:  

  • Is a brilliant communicator and easily builds relationships
  • Have previous experience in catering management
  • Strives for excellence in an eager and motivated manner
  • Takes initiative and makes decisions that are right for our customers
  • Possess the ability to work under pressure
  • Demonstrates exceptional timekeeping and reliability
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.

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.