General Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
£40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £40k dependent on experience
Compass Group
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We know as a company that great service comes from offering great food made from quality ingredients delivered with exceptional customer service. Our teams use seasonal produce, adding creativity to let the food speak for itself. We pride ourselves on being able to provide a diverse range of cuisines that keep up to date with today’s trends ensuring we offer a great dining experience.

We nurture and develop our teams to enrich their skills which allows them to show their passion and inspiration that as a company we are proud encourage.

As the General Manager you will lead and support the catering team at Goldsmiths University by providing outstanding food and customer service to the students and staff.

You should share our passion for delivering the best service and exciting fresh and nutritious food on a daily basis.
Main responsibilities
Manage the team to deliver an excellent catering service through great food and excellent customer service
Responsible for managing the delivery of food innovation within the school
Develop and build an outstanding relationship with the clients
You will ensure compliance with all statutory requirements
Effective control of costs
P&L Management
Introduction of new ideas to drive the service forward
Develop the existing teams’ knowledge and skills.

Ideal candidate
Passionate about catering and service delivery
Knowledge of food preparation and standards required
A strong leader, with bags of enthusiasm
Management experience within a similar environment and knowledge of working within schools
Experience of management of catering service is essential
An adaptable individual who can communicate at all levels from pupils to clients
Very organised and enjoys working in a very busy environment
Sound knowledge of legislative standards
Standards and quality driven management style
Computer literacy
Financial and commercial acumen
Ability to offer excellent customer service
A 'Can do' attitude

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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