Assistant Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
£27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£27000 - £30000
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We are currently seeking an experienced and highly motivated Assistant Manager to join our team and assist the Catering Manager in the day-to-day running of the catering department in the restaurant, Lets, and Hospitality. You will work closely with other departments in the business to ensure the highest standards of customer care are provided in all aspects of Sodexo's catering operation.

To be successful in this role, you will have the ability to communicate with both customers & colleagues at all levels of seniority &  liaise effectively with other internal departments.
Package DescriptionWorking with Sodexo is more than a job; it’s a chance to be part of something greater. You’ll belong in a company and team that values you for you; you’ll act with purpose and have an impact through your everyday actions; and you’ll be able to thrive in your own way. In addition, we offer:

Flexible and dynamic work environment
Competitive compensation
Access to ongoing training and development programs
Countless opportunities to grow within the company
Full training and full protective uniform supplied

Main Responsibilities
To manage , hospitality & Front of House staff and ensure agreed standards are maintained.
To manage rotas for all Front of house team
To act as Allergen champion on site and ensure procedures are in place
To ensure the highest standards of customer care are provided in all aspects of Sodexo’s catering operation.
To manage Sodexo’s food management systems and support Manager & Head Chef with compliance
To promote & participate in an alert and positive approach to H&S in the delivery of allSodexo’s catering services
To undertake administrative work for the catering department- including eprohit and overseeing the stock control system for all catering areas.

The Ideal CandidateEssential

Good communication & interpersonal skills
A good team player
Flexible & Diplomatic with a positive “can do” attitude
The ability to work under pressure
Good business & commercial acumen
Strong organisation and planning skills combined with a high level of initiative
Highly motivated with great attention to detail
Commercial awareness
Able to work on own initiative within a team environment
Ability to manage in a diverse environment with a focus on client & customer services
Strong leadership & motivating
Financial, budgeting & stock-taking skills, knowledge of food, food hygiene (including HACCP) and food preparation.
Confidentiality and discretion and an awareness of the Data Protection Act.


Working knowledge of relevant health & safety regulations
Previous experience in the catering and/or multi-function environment
Food safety certificate 
Experience of working in an environment with Children and Young people is beneficial

About The CompanyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.

Sodexo’s connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge (Circles); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design (Wx); employee engagement and recognition services (Sodexo Engage) and personal home services through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.

Vital Spaces is Sodexo’s value proposition that puts people at the heart of everything we do, bringing together services and solutions and focusing on the productivity and wellbeing of people wherever they are.

Sodexo is committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process

Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: John Parker

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