Catering Manager Job at Sodexo – in Glasgow

Job Description

We have a great opportunity for a Catering Manager. This rewarding, people leadership role is based in an independent school in Glasgow. The site is a modern, exciting, vibrant school for 2 to 18-year olds.

This role blends team leadership and the management of Catering and some Hospitality Events – well suited to someone with high level relationship-building skills, strong commercial acumen and a ‘can do’ attitude and ability to drive innovation.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package as well as development and progression opportunities within Sodexo.

Role Responsibility

Management of Core School Catering, School Hospitality and Events

To ensure financial aspects of catering operations are managed professionally and within the financial guidelines agreed with the client

Effectively manage the Sodexo team to ensure that exemplary services are provided at the school.

Manage resources and promote an ethos of teamwork and to instil a culture of continuous improvement

Act as the primary representative of Sodexo within the contract by the effective management of Craft team and Front of House team to ensure the delivery of both qualitative and quantitative results

Foster long term relationships with the schools to maintain existing business and identify new business opportunities by delivering operational excellence

Provide direction and expertise to the operating teams by promoting Sodexo strategies and best business practices to uphold the Company mission and values

Motivate and lead a high performing team to achieve their objectives

Hold monthly team briefing meetings using Company team brief advising of key company messages

The Ideal Candidate

Independent School/College/University background would be preferable

A confident communicator especially at client high level essential

Strong IT & financial skills are essential

Ability to act on own initiative and take ownership

Confident in leading & motivating a team

Food Safety Level 3 or equivalent is beneficial

Demonstrate an understanding of the particular constraints of working within a school – a PVG certificate is mandatory

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. This role will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

About Company

Company: Sodexo –

Company Location:  Glasgow

About Sodexo -