Venue Transformation Manager

  • Job Reference: com/2302/68674001/52624651/SU
  • Date Posted: 1 April 2024
  • Employer: Levy
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Venue Transformation Manager
  • Negotiable dependent on experience
  • Medicash - Healthcare benefits, including dental, optical and therapy treatments (includes up to 4 dependent children)
  • Aviva Digicare - Free annual healthcare check
  • Exclusive Benefits & Wellbeing site (Perks at Work)

      • Entertainment discounts - up to 55% off cinema tickets
      • Health & Wellbeing discounts - Discounts for Nuffield Health (20%) and Pure Gym (10%)
      • Travel discounts - Discounts with holiday companies such as TUI and Expedia
      • Shopping discounts - Save up to 15% at high street and online stores by purchasing Shopping Cards
  • Meals on duty
  • Vodaphone discounts
  • Pension scheme and Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 23 days + BH's and additional day off for your birthday
  • 2 days additional leave, following return from Maternity leave during first year back
  • Competitive and supportive family benefits
  • Day off for baby's first birthday
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • On-going training & development and career pathways
  • Professional subscriptions paid
  • Financial wellbeing programme and preferred rates on salary finance products
Who We Are:
Levy UK & Ireland is the vibrant and exciting sector of Compass Group, the world's largest catering company. We work at some of the greatest venues in the world, delivering legendary experiences in food, drink, and hospitality.
In the UK, we are proud to have a wealth of long-standing partnerships with venues across sport, entertainment, and events. Our partnerships include venues such as Wimbledon, Twickenham, Edgbaston, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea, Principality Stadium, Scottish Event Campus (SEC) and ExCel London.
We are culinary champions - it's what we do and it's what we are passionate about. At the core of our work is the belief that sustainably sourced great food and drink, coupled with exceptional service is key to creating legendary experiences.Focussed on ?doing the right thing' for our people and the planet, sustainability, wellbeing, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what we do.
We have a commitment to being Net Zero by 2027, are official partners of the British Paralympic Association, and are proud to pay all our team members at least the Real Living Wage or London Living Wage.
We collaborate with some of the UK's most game-changing and well-loved brands, all sharing our vision for bringing best-in-class experiences.
More about the role:
  • As our Venue Transformation Manager you will be responsible for delivering the operational and commercial change across the Venue at the SEC. You will be taking direction from the General Manager/Venue Director to deliver a programme of change initiatives across the Venue, aimed at improving guest experience, operational efficiency, and commercial success. You will also collaborate with the Business Transformation Director to embed wider strategic change into your venue with central guidance and support
  • A catalyst for strategic transformation and change throughout F&B operations at the SEC. You will ensure that change is not only delivered successfully, but also embedded in a sustainable manner, which is fit-for-purpose in achieving our strategic aims
  • The Venue Transformation Manager will be high profile and will work collaboratively with the Venue Director and the Levy UK & I Director of BT to deliver the objectives of the Venue alongside the wider Business . Supporting the operations teams, by coaching and mentoring them through the change process, will be a key aspect of the role. You will be process lead, analytical and data driven, with the ability to take direction and deliver change
About you:
  • Experienced in the commercial sector, having taken direction, and delivered business transformation programs that enhance guest experience, operational efficiency, and commercial success
  • Financially astute and understands complex finance models and accounting processes. 
  • Planned and methodical, displaying the ability to be planned and methodical in their approach, with an objective and considered point of view
  • Strategically focused, someone who engages and contributes to discussions in relation to operational strategy
  • Project management, experienced in delivering projects and/or complex initiatives in line with time and budget parameters
  • Deliverance of strategy. Can translate strategy into tangible plans to deliver the vision of change. 
  • Analytical approach, data driven in their approach to establishing business solutions, understands and champions the use of data in informing strategic approach
  • Commercially focused and understands how operating models are built and what levers can be employed to improve performance utilising a data driven approach
  • Flexible and agile, appreciating need for speed of action and reaction without diluting the quality of results
  • Strong influencer with the ability to negotiate across multiple stakeholders, demonstrates resilience, tenacity, and presence to enable transformational change to be outcome focused
  • Problem solver, someone who is able to identify a problem and react positively to this, ensuring the deliverance of the strategic objectives is achieved 
At Levy UK & Ireland, we take pride in fostering a workplace culture that celebrates diversity and promotes inclusion. We believe that our differences are our greatest strengths, and we are committed to creating an environment where every individual is valued, respected, and empowered.
Our team is a vibrant tapestry of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, which enriches our creativity, innovation, and overall success. We are dedicated to providing equal opportunities, promoting fairness, and ensuring that all voices are heard.
We firmly believe that a diverse team leads to innovation and creativity. We welcome candidates from all walks of life and backgrounds to join us in our mission to create a supportive and equitable work environment where everyone has the chance to excel and collaborate.
Join us in our journey towards a more diverse and inclusive world, where every person has the chance to thrive and contribute their unique talents. Together, we can achieve greatness.