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Title:  General Manager (Education)

Requisition #:  415612

Herstmonceux, WSX, GB

Career Area:  Corporate

Aramark Northern Europe is looking to hire an experienced and dedicated General Manager to join the team at Bader College, Halisham. This is a unique, permanent and full time opportunity managing circa 15 staff on site and assume responsibility for the overall service delivery, performance and on-going development across the 3 core services; student feeding, events, and a tea room. 

Aramark provides world-class contract catering services to our extensive list of clients across the UK, including Defence and Judicial, private industry and Education. We are very lucky to have some of the best Culinary and Catering talent that the UK has to offer working within our teams.

What's in it for you:

  • We are offering a salary of £50,000
  • 5 days over 7 (weekday and weekend work)
  • Company Pension
  • Discounted food
  • Free parking 
  • MyStaff Shop discounts
  • Generous Annual Leave, increasing in line with service, buy and sell
  • EAP in house mental health champion

A day in the life of a General Manager:

  • The General Manager will be responsible for the overall service delivery, performance and on-going development across the 3 core services 
  • Management, training, supervision, development and recruitment of the catering team
  • Liaise with the on-site client, event organiser etc. including formal structured meetings, and ad-hoc informal meetings
  • Liaise with students/ student body or representative on a regular basis
  • Manage, monitor the financial performance of the contract ensuring student faculty feeding is to (budget) and tea room and event sales and profit opportunity is maximised
  • Ensure Aramark’s process, procedures are operated to correctly

You'll be set up for success if you have:

  • Drivers Licence is essential to get to the site
  • Experience in contract catering or within education
  • Experience of managing a multi activity site
  • Experience of managing a large team, including the Management and development of a Deputy or Assistant and an Exec or Head Chef
  • Finance Management
  • Strong cross functional stakeholder management skills 

About Aramark

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All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Aramark Northern Europe is an equal opportunities employer.