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Title:  General Manager

Requisition #:  2395

Aberdeen, ABE, GB

Career Area:  Food Services

Our Mission:

At Aramark, our mission is to enrich and nourish lives. Every day, we deliver an impact wherever people work, learn, recover and play. And we need talented, energetic, passionate people to help us do it We are currently recruiting for a talented General Manager, (Food Services) to join the successful team on a Specific Purpose Contract basis until July 2022, working on one of Aramark’s Contracts in Education, in Aberdeen. Reporting into the Director of Operations, we are looking for a strong candidate who is keen to develop their commercial and retail skills within a progressive food services environment. The successful candidate will be focused on business development and innovation, planning, people management and ensure that all business objectives are met as per company requirements. This is a full time role.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Day to day management of the on-site catering team
  • Drive revenue across the food offer
  • To monitor the monthly trading account to ensure that the budgeted gross and net profits are achieved.
  • To review all financial returns and ensure they are returned to Head Office at the appropriate timelines.
  • Work with various internal stakeholders to ensure excellence-e.g. Q&S, HR, Finance, Supply Chain etc.
  • To maintain good communications and working relationships with your client, stakeholder, and all staff.
  • Proactively review operational performance to ensure the achievement of all business and financial targets.
  • To manage recruitment, training and development of management team on site
  • To attend operations/management meetings
  • Focus on attention to detail and a culture of efficiency and continuous improvement
  • Benchmarking against relevant businesses & Identify further business opportunities
  • Complete annual performance reviews to ensure targets are met
  • Promote a professional image of Aramark at all times

Key Requirements:

  • Degree in Catering/Hotel management or 5 years management experience at the appropriate level. Prior experience in retail catering is preferred.
  • The ability to manage in a diverse environment with a focus on client and customer service.
  • Prior experience of managing a large team of people
  • Management experience in Catering in a fast paced environment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with flexibility and the ability to innovate.
  • Experience of P&L management with excellent financial and commercial acumen.
  • Ability to present and report on relevant business information.
  • A high degree of knowledge in relation to food hygiene regulations and legislative requirements
  • Ability to demonstrate improvement of contract performance

About Aramark:

Northern Europe - Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet


Northern Europe - About Aramark

Aramark is a leading service and solutions provider in Northern Europe. We proudly support clients, partners and customers in food, facilities management, property services, and retail solutions. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you’re pursuing — a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work — our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at


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Aramark Northern Europe is an equal opportunities employer