Relief Manager

University of Surrey
From £21,843 to £24,565 per annum + benefits
10 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Hospitality Conference Catering Services Relief Manager £21,843 to £24,565 Per annum Benefits Permanent, Full-time Location: Guildford The University of Surrey is amongst the highest achieving universities in the United Kingdom, having just been awarded the Times/ Sunday Times University of the Year Award for 2016. Ranked 4th in The Guardian league table for 2016, 8th in the complete University guide and the recipient of three Queen’s Anniversary Prizes. This has positioned Surrey for even greater success in the future. We are looking to recruit an experienced Manager from a catering or retail background to manage one of our most successful catering outlets. You will be tasked with assisting the Operations Manager to deliver a planned refresh of the outlet by introducing an improved and innovative food offer ready for the new academic year. You will be part of a wider in house catering team providing a range of catering services across two campuses. We expect you to interact regularly with the students, staff and visitors who enjoy our food – and to work with the operations team to develop new ideas, concepts and food innovations to maximise sales. In addition to a competitive salary we offer a generous annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, discounted sports club membership and free meals when on duty. Tasks will include: Working closely with the Operations Manager and Head Chef to deliver excellent customer service and fantastic food Responsible for the day to day running of the outlet Deliver innovative marketing calendar and promotions Manage the Front of House team To ensure the highest level of customer service and food standards are achieved Assist in delivering financial targets Ensure all H&S and Food Safety standards are adhered to Ensure all compliance procedures are adhered to Ability to lead, motivate and develop a team The ideal candidate will: A passion for food and service Strong interpersonal communication and people skills enabling great interaction and relationship building with teams and customers Able to adapt management style to get the best out of them, able to lead and motivate Methodical and able plan and work under pressure Financial acumen and computer literacy Attention to details is imperative Please note we will not be accepting applications from agencies. Closing date: Tuesday 15 August 2017. Interview date: Monday 21 August 2017. This job was originally posted as