Catering Manager - Wimbledon

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/786710/83218/MA
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2021
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Wandsworth
  • Salary: £25,000 to £27,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Up to £27,000pa across 43.6 weeks
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Catering Manager - Wimbledon (43.6 week spreadover)

Our Education Catering Team is seeking a talented Catering Manager to join their team at a large Secondary School based near Wimbledon.

As a Catering Manager, you will be responsible for the daily delivery of a highly attractive and appetising catering offering. Working closely with the Student Council, Client and the Wider Compass Group to produce an offering that meets the wants and needs of the school. As well as working with clients, you'll be responsible for a team of 5 Kitchen Assistants and a Chef, ensuring their duties are fulfilled along with completing their training and development plans. It's important that the Catering Manager keeps track of the stock, finances, HR and other Admin so that the figures reported back to the client are correct and any anomalies (if any) are amended!

Contract Catering in the Education sector is highly rewarding and this opportunity is no different, our Chartwells Senior Leadership Team is highly supportive of it's Catering Managers and do all they can in order for them to succeed and progress. What's unique about the Education Catering piece is the busy and varied opportunity it provides through no two days being the same, if you're up for the challenge - reach out to us!

Job Description

Catering Manager - Wimbledon

  • Up to £27,000 per annum depending on experience
  • 43.6 week spreadover 
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
Who you are:

Your experience:

This is a busy Secondary school with no two days being the same, think you're up for the challenge? You should have the following;

  • Experience in contract catering
  • Understanding of Education Catering
  • Experience running a kitchen team
  • Good experience of running back office processes such as stock rotation, ordering, cashflow reports etc
  • Excellent stakeholder management
  • Great team building skills
  • Ability to lead a team by example
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!

Chartwells, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the leading provider of catering and support services to schools, colleges and universities in the UK. Chartwells works with over 2,000 education units including primary schools, secondary schools, independent schools, colleges and universities. Central to Chartwells is its Eat, Learn, Live ethos, which helps to educate young people about how to have a happy, safe and healthy lifestyle while contributing to a sustainable world.

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.