Group Manager

Job Description

About us:

Our Client is a market leading contract catering company specialising in school food. By combining their understanding of the education sector and their knowledge of what’s on trend in the food world, they encourage creativity and excitement in their kitchens, allowing teams to do what they do best and provide fantastic food experiences for the children.

By providing excellent care and services to both clients and children, they have ensured the successful growth of the company and to keep up with the rapid pace of this growth, we are now looking for an experienced Operations Manager to join the team.

n this fast-paced and varied role as Group Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing daily operations and managing the services detailed in the contract, exceeding client, company and customer expectations.

The role is

  • 40 hours per week
  • 41 weeks per year
  • £28,000 - £32,000 per annum
  • Private healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Access to discounts designed to save you money
  • An additional days leave to celebrate your birthday!

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensuring team retention through building strong, positive relationships with internal teams, as well external providers and clients
  • Providing support, guidance and training opportunities to all line managers, identifying any training or development needs, whilst managing their performance through supervisions and appraisals
  • Ensuring our service and food offering is always of the highest standard to create an exceptional experience for all diners
  • Helping to create and deliver captivating sales presentations to potential new clients whilst finding new avenues for business
  • Strive for the highest levels of compliance for Health and Safety, Food Safety and Hygiene
  • Managing and assisting in the mobilisation of new business wins

The Ideal Candidate

Due to the nature of the role, we are looking for a highly motivated, adaptable person with a warm and welcoming demeanour and operational experience in managing large teams in multi-site operations preferably in the hospitality/catering industry along with the following:

  • Exceptional customer service skills and emotional intelligence with the ability to manage HR or performance related issues fairly and professionally
  • Experience in managing and compiling budgets alongside a strong overall understanding of business related finances
  • A strong knowledge of food and safety legislation alongside the ability to ensure team compliance in this area
  • A passion for food, you keep up to date with food trends and industry standards with a real understanding of what good service looks like.

Why join them?

As one of the UK's fastest growing independent businesses you'll be joining a company where people are at our core and the opportunity to develop your career is endless. They offer fantastic learning and development programmes and the ability to gain qualifications whilst supporting you all the way

We understand that the health and wellbeing of our employees is vital so as well as a competitive salary and car allowance/car, we've just launched our brand new benefits programme which includes the important things like private healthcare and enhanced parental leave, ways to save money and the opportunity to spend your birthday doing something special to you rather than working!

Please note, our client expects all staff to share our commitment of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people so an enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought by the company

Pineapple Recruitment are recruiting for this role on behalf of our client and are acting as a Recruitment Agency.

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  • Location Icon Location Staffordshire, United Kingdom
  • Salary Icon Salary £28000 - £32000
  • Reference Icon Job Reference REF1312
  • Calendar Icon Posted on Posted on 24 June 2024
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