Catering Manager - Gaydon

General Catering Manager - Gaydon

Up to £45,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Monday to Friday role

We are looking for a talented and experienced General Managerto join our team at this prestigious contract based atJaguar Land Rover at their head office in Gaydon.

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. Youwill support your team in providing a professional food service across a the 6 outlets on site including a restaurant and coffee shops. The site also offers a vending provision and VIP Hospitality.Working in partnership with Jaguar Land Rover you will provide a best in class food service which has contributed to JLR being named in the Top 10 employers for workplace wellbeing.

Can you bring a spark to Eurest, here is what you need to know:

Main Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • To be responsible for the overall efficient and effective management of the contract to ensure great quality, consistent food and beverage services across 6outlets
  • To maintain positive client relationships ensuring we are true partners in their business
  • To ensure the smooth planning of the contract and resources to deliver a first-class food and beverage service to our clients and customers
  • Lead and manage a motivated, trained team with the appropriate skills to deliver a profitable unit.
  • Ensure all budget targets and KPI's are not just achieved but exceeded.
  • Ambitious and commercially aware, with the presence and personality to influence the day to day business.
  • Maximise the performance of your team. Leading by example and setting high standards.
  • Enhance sales and provide our associates with great service while delivering the agreed specification and brand identity.
  • Previous Catering Management experience in corporate environment
  • Previous experience in delivering VIP Hospitality
  • Experience with building client relationships
  • Financial awareness to complete weekly business returns and full accountability for P&L
  • Motivated to deliver consistently high standards of food and service quality
  • Friendly and approachable, with the management skills to develop and manage a team
  • Good communication skills in order to be able to liaise with a wide range of visitors to your work area
  • Self-motivated and able to use own initiative

About Us

We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • Free meal on shift
  • Free Car Parking
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families

Eurest, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, typically serves 250,000 meals daily, servicing approx 300 contracts across over 700 sites nationwide. The company is a major business and industry foodservice provider for UK organisations many of which have been crucially important in keeping the UK economy and society in general, functioning during the pandemic.

Job Reference: com/2109/93485001/52595837/SU

Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!

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