Area Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
£30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £30k dependant on experience
Compass Group
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We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Area Manager to successfully oversee the delivery of c15 primary and secondary school contracts around London and Kent. You will be expected to complete regular site visits, build client relationships, and assist the Chef Managers/supervisors to get the best out of our employees to offer excellent customer service and good quality food. If you have a catering background and have the experience in overseeing multiple sites the drive to offer excellent standards and a passion for food then we want to hear from you.
Package descriptionUp to £30k

Mon - Fri up to 40 hours per week - term time only!

Opportunity to join the Compass share and pension scheme

Great opportunities to progress within the largest contract catering company in the world!
Main responsibilities
Assist in building strong client relationships across a portfolio of c15 schools
Demonstrate a caring and compassionate  nature
Proactively review and improve the services
Making sure that each site achieves their KPI'S
Regular site visits
Will be assisting in the kitchen if required
Agree nourishing and tasty menu selections and ensure local preferences are appropriately catered for
Lead your on-site colleagues – making sure they are happy, effective and up to date with relevant training needs
Ensure periodic reports are accurate, comprehensive and meet relevant deadlines

Ideal candidate
Must have the ability to build relationships with a diverse group of clients, customer and colleagues
Compliance focused
Experience within the hospitality or catering industry to a manager or assistant manager level
Excellent time management skills and to be able to prioritise
Ability to be able to oversee multiple sites
Excellent understanding of P&L accounts
Must have strong craft background
Capable of assisting to manage a multi-site region
Organised, able to judge and prioritise
Have a flexible approach with a “can do” attitude
A full driving licence as you will be travelling to various sites

About the companyChartwells, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the leading provider of catering and support services to schools, colleges and universities in the UK. Chartwells works with over 2,000 education units including primary schools, secondary schools, independent schools, colleges and universities. Central to Chartwells is its Eat, Learn, Live ethos, which helps to educate young people about how to have a happy, safe and healthy lifestyle while contributing to a sustainable world.

Contact Details:
Compass Group
Tel: 0121 457 5000
Contact: Caroline Pearson

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