Area Catering Manager (Permanent)
Working Weeks: 41 weeks per year (Term time plus 2 weeks)
Flexible working approach, combination of being onsite in schools, remote working and working from the office.
Salary: P01 (£35,496 - £38,385)
This is an exciting time for us, so we are looking an Area Managers to enhance our business. Reporting to the Commercial Operations Manager, you will be an innovative, creative and customer-focused team player who can lead their team and is a real foodie operator, someone who has plenty of energy & charisma and is looking to be part of an exciting project with a local authority.
Our contracts have a strong focus on school meals with a growing portfolio of additional catering opportunities, so someone with multi-site experience is preferred. You will have a keen understanding of the school meals sector and the overall catering environment but will also be able to bring a fresh pair of eyes to the table. Leading from the front, you will be key in the development and strategy of our vision.
Responsibility for several contracts reporting directly to the Commercial Operations Manager.
Lead a strand of the Enfield Catering Service development plan
Financially and commercially astute to understand your own profit and loss accounts
Developing great working relationships with Clients, Unit Managers and Suppliers
Assisting the Unit Managers to provide high quality meals and build great teams
Ensuring all your teams have the support they need to carry out their jobs to the highest standard
Monitoring Health and Safety, due diligence and Training and Development within your Units and providing support where needed
The Successful Candidate
Passion for food and customer service
Understand the importance of the Food Standards and young people
Excellent business acumen
Motivator of staff with excellent client relationships
Excellent man management skills
Excellent client relationships
Why it's great to work for Enfield Council
- An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
- Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
- A blend of remote and office based working for most roles.
- Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
- Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
- Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
- Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.
We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.
How to apply:
This role requires that you upload 2 documents - in the "Document upload" section of the online application form.
1. A supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification. Your supporting statement should be around 2 pages in A4 format.
2. Full work history document completed since leaving full time education, as this is a safeguarding role and requires you to work with Children and/or vulnerable adults.
Please note if your supporting statement is longer than 2 A4 pages, your application may not be considered or reviewed
Closing and Interview Dates
Please note this advert will close at 23:59pm Wednesday 29th June 2022
Interview Date: TBC
The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for this post
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Vickie McGrath on 0208 132 1307 or Vickie.firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to know more about the role, please contact James Barrington on 0204 526 5175 or James.Barrington@enfield.gov.uk