Operation Manager - Southampton – £29k - £37k

Job Ref: CJ678
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 01 May 2018
  • Southampton, South East, England
  • £29,000 - £37,000 per Annum
  • Blue Arrow Southampton FOH Perms
  • 02380 636256

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Operation Manager - Catering Unit - Southampton - £29k-£37k

The Role:
An exciting opportunity has arisen in Southampton for an experienced Catering Manager to join an established team and make their own mark!  The role is very varied and involves overseeing several units of catering.  There is a great support network both above and below this position.  The successful candidate will predominantly work Monday to Friday during day-time hours although some flexibility is required.  Plenty of holiday is also offered as the site is closed over Christmas and Easter and a further 5 weeks of holiday is given.

Main Duties and Responsibilities as a Catering Manager will include:

  • Oversee 4 main catering areas including food retail and cafes
  • Have a great presence in all catering areas being customer facing and interacting with both staff and customers
  • Input own ideas to drive business forwards, improve service and profits
  • Responsible for all stock ordering within the set budget
  • Recruitment, training and development of the team           
  • Management of the financial performance incorporating food and beverage stocks and staffing costs
  • Drive sales and marketing opportunities for financial growth
  • Ensuring Health and Safety standards are upheld
  • Opportunity to support in Event Management

Candidate Requirements:

  • Previous experience in Catering Management to include food retail
  • Passionate about hospitality and keen to make your own mark
  • Excellent financial and commercial knowledge
  • A true people person who can engage with customers
  • A natural leader who can develop the team
  • Self-motivated with a positive outlook
  • Excellent understanding of food and retail
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and be adaptable to change


The Reward:

  • Salary of £29,000to £36,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Excellent work/life balance
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus Christmas and Easter off!
  • Job variety and plenty of opportunity to get involved and make your own mark
  • Work with a well-established and friendly team with lots of support offered
  • Excellent training courses and away days offered


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29/05/2018 09:00:00
GBP 29000 29000.