Deputy General Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
£30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Circa £34,000 + Bonus + Benefits
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We have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy General Manager to join the Sodexo team at Hampden Park; this leadership role involves driving team engagement, ensuring a high level of service and meeting financial expectations. Working closely with the Catering Services Director, you will oversee the operational requirements at site from conference and banqueting, retail and hospitality. This is an exceptional opportunity to undertake a senior role within a global business, where you will have autonomy to drive change forward.

Our heritage is built on catering and hospitality experience and fuelled by our passion for exceptional food and service. For over 40 years we have been providing bespoke catering and hospitality services for sports stadia, racecourses, visitor, attractions, historic venues, major events and premium airline lounges. Recognised across the globe for hospitality, we help create exceptional moments at extraordinary events such as Royal Ascot, Tour de France, The Open Championship and RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

For more information on the company see Careers in Sports and Leisure

Package descriptionCirca £34,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Main responsibilitiesYou will lead and inspire the operational teams across retail, hospitality and conference and banqueting to meet all our agreed standards, striving for results and managing within budgets. This is an excellent role; the team is very passionate about the services we provide, across a range of events including match days, large scale concerts and corporate parties. This role covers team engagement, driving retail sales, working to budgets and improving standards, looking for ways to improve our services and ultimately impacting client engagement. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to join a global business but managing a local venue, where people are at the heart of the operation.
Ideal candidate
Operational knowledge, skills and experience across both Hospitality and Public Catering
Experience in events and functions
Management of Profit and Loss Accounts and acting on their results
Management of a large and diverse team
Excellent communication skills both upwards and downwards, internally and externally
Resilience to manage multiple tasks and prioritise importance
Proven experience of dealing with demanding clients and changing priorities

About the companyOur mission is improve the quality of life of Sodexo employees and all those we serve, and contribute to the economic, social and environmental development of the communities, regions and countries in which we operate. We work to improve the well-being of people across the globe through our unique range of expert services and the talent of our teams. As one of the world’s largest employers and a
company of “people at the service of other people,” we are committed to being an employer of choice – providing jobs for our people, as well as training and opportunities for internal promotion to help our employees move up the career ladder.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Ruth Mullin

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