General Manager - London

Chartwells - Independent
London, Greater London
Closing date
8 Mar 2024
General Manager - London

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:

Contributory pension schemeGrow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmesQuick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefitsExclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, and many moreSave money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many moreUp to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbusterReceive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brandsUn-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classesYou can share all discounts and offers with your friends and familiesWhat you'll be doing:The overall purpose of this role;

To organise and supervise the unit in accordance with and to the standards required by Compass Group UK & Ireland, the contract specification and statutory Regulations. To be responsible for the overall efficient and effective management of the unit under their control providing a quality service. Responsible for overseeing the preparation, cooking and service of food to agreed standards and specification. To ensure the efficient and economic use is made of all resources, including stock, team members and company assets.

More about the role:Contract consists of two main buildings located within easy walking distance of each other one a prep school and one a senior school

Who you are:Key responsibilities within this role will include;

Provide guidance and take a strategic approach to organising and managing the business through the team that report to you.Communicate, motivate and guide effectively your management team and catering staff on a daily basis. Set clear operational responsibilities for your management team and monitor their performance against their individual areas of responsibility.To take overall responsibility for both food and health and safety procedures in the college catering department.Communicate regularly with the bursar, headmaster and academic staff as required.Action plans are completed following Pupil/Staff satisfaction surveys.Promote the unit and act as a Chartwells /Compass Advocate at all time.Ensure all client hospitality is delivered to the agreed standard and seek feedback on the food and service provided.Be present on a frequent basis at pupil/staff meal times ensuring we provide great tasting freshly prepared food at every meal service that pupils and staff look forward to and really love.Identify any additional opportunities to enhance/develop the service we provide and discuss with line managerBe aware of the need to ring the changes with the food provided, look at ways to bring innovation and flair so the service does not become repetitive.To operate to the agreed budget monitor trends and be able to identify corrective action if necessary.Ensure all customer requirements are delivered in line with the expectation

About Us

As part of Compass you'll help to feed people, fuel progress and forge connections in around 6,000 venues. Join us to grow your career with the industry leader, and get competitive pay, great perks and unrivalled opportunities for learning and development, at one of the UK's biggest businesses.

Job Reference: com/0902/G49601/52621553/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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