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Operations Support Manager



My client is a leading contract caterer within the B&I & Education Sector. Due to business growth and excellent contract retention my client is looking to add an Operations Support Manager to the team. The Geographical area will be Oxford to West Midlands.

The successful candidate will need to have worked within the B&I &/or Education Catering sectors at Group Manager/Operations Support Level. You will need to be commercially minded, have a critical eye for detail, phenomenal people skills and a real love for fresh seasonal food.

This position requires a candidate with a strong craft background.

Salary & Benefits;

  • Competitive Salary + Company Bonus
  • Predominantly Monday to Friday
  • Paid Mileage (45p per mile()
  • Company Mobile Phone
  • Company Laptop
  • Life Assurance
  • 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)

Responsibilities and Key Points; 

  • Experience of managing multi sites within B&I or Education Catering
  • A high integrity and personal standards with the drive and determination to succeed
  • A strong, proactive team player approach with a track record of developing teams
  • An ability to innovate and delegate
  • Commercial and strategic acumen
  • To ensure budgets are achieved and exceeded wherever possible
  • Extensive experience in a multi-disciplined service environment
  • To support the Operations Manager in the smooth running of the patch
  • A love for fresh food and quality service – a real “Foodie”
  • To be able to communicate at all levels efficiently
  • Ensuring food quality & standards of service are to company & client standards
  • All HSE & Food Safety meets company & client standards and UK legislation
  • Completing audits, compiling action plans and reports
  • To build strong and productions relationships with your clients
  • Carry out all recruitment process interviews, inductions and team training as required
  • A craft background essential

Legal Requirements;

  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the UK
  • Clean Enhanced DBS will be required
  • 5 Years work reference check
  • Overseas Check

Please note; due to the high volume of applications for this role, only those successfully shortlisted will be contacted on this occasion