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Operations Manager - Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Impact Food Group
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
From £48,000 to £52,500 per annum
Closing date
21 Mar 2024

Operations Manager - Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Are you an experienced contract catering Operations Manager who loves to be involved with Food? 

Who are we?

IFG is a fresh food catering business with a focus on excellent service to the schools we work in. The essential ingredient at the heart of our business is our people so we are searching for an experienced Operations Manager with a background in an excellent food catering services to join our business.

We are proud to have been named Education Caterer of the Year at the Foodservice Catey Awards 2023

What’s this all about?

Due to continued growth of the business an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Operations Manager to join our IFG team. Geographically, you will be covering schools From Stevenage to the North London Area

This role is a field based role, so you will need to be prepared to travel to support your teams out in the business.

Can you...

Manage, inspire, and engage our teams?

Meet with clients to build strong, professional relationships with internal and external individuals, service providers, suppliers, and businesses

Demonstrate passion and knowledge of great contemporary fresh food and service

Deliver exceptional senior management operations in a contract catering environment for a range of senior clients with exceptional standards.

Demonstrate strong motivation skills with a ‘lead by example’ approach

Deliver financial management skills - commercial and fixed price

What can you bring?

The experience and knowledge we are looking for includes.

A background as an Area Manager/ Operation's Manager within a contract catering or a retail catering environment you will have managed at least 8 sites;

Day to day management and guidance of the chef managers running the sites including in supporting with client relationships, Recruitment and HR matters.

You will be comfortable conversing at all levels, from the kitchen to the board room.

We are after a self-motivated, resilient, and highly organised manager; with an understanding of how to prioritise effectively.

You won’t be afraid of the Office suite and will be a dab hand at producing spreadsheets and presentations to show how well you’re doing.


What we’d love to give you…

Competitive salary up to £52.5k+, Car Allowance (£5760) 

25 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays.

Life assurance & company pension scheme.

Access to our extensive online Learning platform and development opportunities

An employee wellbeing platform.

Access to a salary sacrifice electric car scheme.

IFG rewards for highstreets discounts.

Annual Summer Party with company awards.


IFG – Safeguarding & Diversity

IFG are committed to the safeguarding of children and our employees share this commitment. Successful candidates are required to undergo an enhanced DBS check, which we supply the cost for.

We are a committed equal opportunities employer - if you require any assistance for the interview process, please detail within your application. All information is kept confidential and in compliance with GDPR requirements.

We look forward to receiving your application!


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