Catering Operations Manager - Bristol

  • Job Reference: compass/79897001/52327205/BU
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2021
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £28,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £28000 Per Annum
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

The Wild Place Project - a fantastic venue that RA Venues are proud to be a catering partner for. RA Venues provide catering as well as providing an ever expanding and diverse Conference and Events business.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Catering Operations Manager to oversee the full range of retail units including a café, pizzeria, event spaces and a unique Glamping area for overnight stays!

Business is very seasonal, so you will be expected to work with the forecasts and plan your teams effectively to maximise sales and delivery a great customer experience. This is an exciting period for RA Venues and a unique opportunity to be involved in the development of our ever expanding business. This is an outdoor environment where no day is the same.

What we'll give:
  • Up to £28,000 per annum
  • A fantastic opportunity with lots of development in this fast growing, unique venue.
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
More about the role:
  • Managing the day to day onsite Catering Operations at Wild Place
  • Work closely with the client teams to achieve mutual goals in order to experience deliver the excellent customer service
  • Implement procedures to drive standards and consistency in line with company values
  • Driving the service and support to exceed our client's and our customers' expectations
  • Coaching, developing and leading a team of 15-20 to provide exceptional service to the clients and customers
  • Driving service excellence thereby exceeding customer expectations/requirements and enhancing the customer journey
  • Supporting the Deputy General Manager to deliver the commercial growth for the business through leading and supporting your team in delivery of their financial target
  • Demonstrate an in depth knowledge of Food & beverage, operating with focus on innovation, standards and market awareness
  • Be the guardian of Health, Safety and environment inline with company polices and procedures
Who you are:
  • Management experience within a similar Leisure / Retail and C&E background
  • The ability to build and lead an effective team
  • Standards and quality driven management style
  • Results orientated and motivated to achieve measurable results
  • Sound knowledge of Hygiene, Health and Safety
  • Have excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Be self-motivated and show the ability to work in a pressurised commercial, customer facing environment
  • Standards and quality driven management style
  • Motivated by a passion for quality and great service delivery
  • Computer literacy
  • Financial and commercial acumen
  • Hold a drivers licence
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.