Our client a leading contract catering business are recruiting for an Operations Manager with a proven track record within the Education Sector to join their team. This role covers 10 sites based across the a region covering from London to the M3 corridor.
You will be responsible for the provision of a professional catering service to all locations under your control, ensuring that all services are managed to company and client standards.
Day to day responsibilities of the role are as follows:
*To ensure that all locations achieve, as a minimum, the financial targets agreed with the client in line with the budget. *To ensure that client expectations of services are consistently met and developed. *To maintain the highest standards displaying innovation and flair and reflect the best and most appropriate style. *To assess employee performance and recognise training needs and potential as appropriate. *To keep abreast of market trends. *To monitor the work of all your managers and carry out appraisals ensuring that information is filed appropriately, with development plans that are actively used. *To conduct team meetings on a regular basis to communicate targets, standards required, company and client information. *To ensure restaurant development and marketing plans are actively used in each location and review on each location visit. *To ensure the Restaurant Guide and Grab and Go Guide standards are utilised effectively where appropriate throughout the business.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record within the Education sector and will have previously achieved financial targets, built strong client relationships, have good management skills