Catering Manager Job at Sodexo – in Glasgow
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.
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.
Company: Sodexo –
Company Location: Glasgow