Multi Unit Catering and Accommodation Manager (Combined Mess Manager) - Duke of Gloucester Barracks

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/517601/73826/AD
  • Date Posted: 11 September 2020
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Cirencester
  • Salary: £23,920
  • Bonus/Benefits: Up to £24,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Combined Mess Manager looking for a change in site! ESS is currently looking for a Combined Mess Manager to join their team at one of their MOD sites.

Overseeing the daily running of both the Officer's and Sergeant's Messes, ensuring that they are running smoothly as well as meeting and exceeding KPIs and SLAs set by our client.

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
  • £24,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
More about the role:

As a Combined Mess Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring that the Officers and Sergeant's messes are running effectively
  • Managing the accommodation cleaning rota
  • Ensuring that the catering meets the set menus and is delivering the best service possible
  • Managing staff rosters
  • Maintaining the welfare and HR of the team
  • Delegate 8-10 direct reports and ensure their daily duties are complete
Who you are:
  • Previous experience in the hospitality and catering sector
  • Experience with managing people
  • Understand and work with set GPs and KPIs
  • Able to conduct training and enforce policies and procedures
  • Productive and proactive work ethic
  • Previous Contract Catering Management experience
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.

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.