Group Manager – Croydon & Bromley

Job Title: Group Manager – Croydon & Bromley
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Wickham, London
Salary: £37000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + 45p per business mile
Reference: CJ5536_1644585207
Contact Name: Claire Philpott
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Job Description

Group Manager Croydon & Bromley £38K + 45p per business mile

Our client is an established and respected independent contract caterer, operating across a diverse mixture of Business and Industry and Education contracts.

We are looking to recruit a Group Manager for multi-site education management, based in and around the Croydon/Bromley area who will be responsible for the day to day kitchen activities of up to 25 state schools. Their catering teams provide fresh, seasonal ingredients into nutritious home-cooked meals, supporting healthier lifestyles within education.

It is essential that you have:

  • A strong work ethic and a genuinely enthusiastic manner
  • The ability to forge excellent relationships with your clients and teams
  • A flair for food innovation and driving positive change
  • Proven ability to direct, manage and motivate multiple teams within contract catering (ideally education)
  • A genuine love of fresh food and quality service – ideally craft-trained
  • An overall passion for the hospitality industry
  • Experience in managing multiple budgets
  • Experience at a strategic level, whilst still remaining hands on and close to the face of the business
  • A strong history of client retention

You will need your own car and would be paid business mileage rates (45p per mile) to travel between site.

Please note, all successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS application.

This role is Monday to Friday, 4 hours per week and the company benefits include:

– Permanent contract

– Excellent training and opportunities for career progression

– High street and on line discount scheme

– Employee Assistance Programme

– 28 days annual holiday (including Bank Holidays), rising to 33 days over 5 years

– Pension Scheme (EE 4% & EER 4%)

– 2.5 x Salary Life Assurance Scheme

If you believe you have the experience, drive and personality to help this business to grow and become an integral part of their management team, then please apply by sending your CV (as a WORD document)

Please note, only suitable applicants will be contacted.

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Claire Philpott
Operations Director

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