Area Manager

Job Title: Area Manager
Salary: £28000 - £35000
Reference: DD6279_1709879058
Contact Name: Donna Debenedictis

Job Description

Area Manager – Kent – £35k plus car/ car allowance/ term time only

Area Manager – The Benefits

£28k to £35k salary- experience dependent
Company car or mileage allowance
Meals on duty
Contracted 40 hours per week based on 40/42 weeks per year

Are you a passionate and driven Area Manager within the Contract Catering Education sector?
You will need to be able to not only support the Operations Manager but also be able to be self-sufficient and client and team focused.
As Area Manager you will have an ability to lead and multi task between 12/15 sites within the Kent and Surrey areas on the South East.

Due to recent business growth within this Contract caterer whom are becoming one of the leading industry providers within schools in the South East and are looking for an aspiring Area Manager whom has the strength and experience to really shine and to both retain and support existing and mobilising new business.
As an Experienced Area Manager you will know this role is not just a job – you will be responsible for 12/15 very different contracts, each with their own demands and business requirements, as well as individual clients and catering teams.

The ideal Area Manager will have the following knowledge/ experience;
·A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a senior management role, within Contract Catering – ideally within state Education.

Have full P&L responsibility, however no forecasts and budgets
Must have experience and understanding of state education catering
Key focus on client relationships
A craft/ chef background is beneficial but not essential
Team mentorship – especially the support manager, who will develop into Operations role

·Great understanding of the client’s needs and requirements on a day to day basis
·Managed a patch of business with a combined turnover of £3.2m+
·Strong knowledge of both hospitality, commercial and B&I services
-Have in depth knowledge of accounts and monthly reporting.
Be a good all-rounder with a can do attitude.
Think on their feet and be hands on if and when required.
Be a true foodie through and through.

If you have proven and solid experience within this sector at Area Manager level, please get in contact with us directly.
Only applicants with the required experience, as outlined above will be considered and in turn contacted.

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Donna Debenedictis
Client Services Manager

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Call Donna on 01156461119

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0115 827 1600