Combined Mess Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
South West
£23,700 to £23,700 per annum
Salary Description:
Compass Group
Job Ref:

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Combined Mess Manager to join our team onsite at RAF Boscombe Down with ESS! As a Combined Mess Manager you are responsible for the day to day running of the mess. 

The mess at RAF Boscombe Down consists of a Bar, Cafe, Shop and Restaurant, it also homes a number of functions throughout each month too. The sight is slightly different to others that we look after, with around 200 servicemen onsite and lots of civilian workers. This is a great opportunity for a Chef Manager to enter the Defence industry and broaden your Chef Manager skills! 
Job Description
Competitive salary 
37.5 hours across 5 days - normally Monday to Friday, unless there is a function 
Onsite parking 
Opportunity to develop career 

Main ResponsibilitiesAs a Combined Mess Manager, you are responsible for: 

Managing the kitchen area, bar (open a couple of times per week), front of house serving area, cafe and shop
Delegate responsibilities of c15 people on a daily basis, ensuring they are meeting requirements of tasks
Controlling costs of the Mess, ensuring budgets are being met 
Ensuring health and safety procedure is followed
Keep staff h&s training up to date
Communicate any key information to the wider team

The Ideal CandidateThe ideal Combined Mess Manager will have the following: 

Come from a chef/hospitality background
Experience with managing a large team 
Proven understanding of working with and adhering to budgets 
Strong communication skills, both written and oral 
Ability to resolve team issues 

About The CompanyESS Support Services Worldwide is the defence, government, offshore and remote business sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland. It provides food and support services to major companies and organisations operating in remote sites, defence, central and local government departments, police, prisons & offshore sectors.

Please note: This vacancy may close before the advertised end date.

Contact Details:
Compass Group
Tel: 0121 457 5000
Contact: Melissa Aucott

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