The General Manager will thrive on getting the best out of people and maximising commercial opportunities. You are drawn to satisfaction from managing, training and supporting your team. You will support your team in providing a professional food service, ensuring that company standards are maintained and that Client expectations are met.
This is an outstanding site, providing a 5* catering service and these services need to be continued and continuously developed to achieve and provide the best possible results.
- You will have passion, energy, focus and determination. Someone that naturally enjoys exceeding expectations and takes pride in everything that you do.
- You will enjoy interacting with children and understand their age specific food requirements
- Manage and support the team to deliver an excellent catering service through great food and excellent customer service
- Responsible for supporting the delivery of food innovation within the school
- You will ensure compliance with all statutory requirements – HSE
- Effective and robust control of budgets and costs
- Pro-actively drive innovation in order to push the service forward
- Coach, mentor and Develop the existing teams’ knowledge and skills, building resilience and supporting succession planning
As the General Manager for our independent school, you will have a successful background in Contract Catering/Hotelier/Food Service.
You will view and treat your location as your own business, using your entrepreneurial skills to continue a thriving and successful working environment.
You possess excellent management and communication skills, have a good understanding of report writing and financial management, and be able to demonstrate your analytical approach to problem solving. You will have the ability to display a real passion for food and customer service and be financially and commercially astute.
Due to the location of the school you must hold a full, clean driving licence and be open to a flexible working schedule.
- Up to £45,000 per annum
- Shift pattern, 5 over 7
- Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
- Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
- Pension contribution
Chartwells Independent is the leading provider of catering and support services to Independent Schools in the UK. We provide innovative catering, hospitality and food service by creating imaginative menus delivered with an exceptional service.
We know as a company that great food comes from great ingredients. Our Chefs use seasonal produce, adding their own individual 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 to encourage.
You will be part of a team that supports high quality education at this school by providing outstanding food and service to the pupils and staff.
We are looking for a talented and experienced General Manager to join our team at this prestigious Independent school based in Bruton. We provide innovative catering, hospitality and food service by creating imaginative food delivered with real passion and exceptional service.
As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms – some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.
We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!
We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.
Chartwells Independents, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the leading provider of catering and support services to Independent Schools in the UK. You will be part of a team that supports high-quality education at this school by providing outstanding food and service to the pupils and school staff.
Whether it be producing great food for pupils and staff or being involved in creating great hospitality events our teams have a passion for preparing food using fresh quality ingredients. Our belief is that it all starts with great tasting, healthy food that pupils look forward to and really enjoy.
Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received. You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.