Impact Food Group
Are you an experienced contract catering Operations Manager who loves to be involved with Food?
Who are we?
IFG Independent is a fresh food catering business with a focus on excellent service to the independent schools we work in. The essential ingredient at the heart of our business is our people so we are searching for an experienced Operations Manager with a background in excellent food catering services to join our business and work across some of our independent schools .
We are proud to have been named Education Caterer of the Year at the Foodservice Catey Awards 2023
Whats this all about?
Due to continued growth of the business an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experiencedOperations Managerto join our IFG Independent team. Geographically, you will cover an around a 1-1.5 hour commute from Reading
This role is a field based role, so you will need to be prepared to travel to support your teams out in the business.
Manage, inspire, and engage our teams?
Meet with clients to build strong, professional relationships with internal and external individuals, service providers, suppliers, and businesses
Demonstrate passion and knowledge of great contemporary fresh food and service
Deliver exceptional senior management operations in a contract catering environment for a range of senior clients with exceptional standards.
Demonstrate strong motivation skills with a lead by example approach
Deliver financial management skills – commercial and fixed price
What can you bring?
The experience and knowledge we are looking for includes.
A background as an Area Manager/Operation’sManager within a contract catering or a retail catering environment you will have managed at least 8 sites;
Day to day management and guidance of the chef managers running the sites including in supporting with client relationships, Recruitment and HR matters.
You will be comfortable conversing at all levels, from the kitchen to the board room.
We are after aself-motivated, resilient, and highly organised manager; with an understanding of how to prioritise effectively.
You wont be afraid of the Office suite and will be a dab hand at producing spreadsheets and presentations to show how well youre doing.
What wed love to give you
Competitive salary £55k+, Car Allowance (£5760)
25 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays.
Life assurance & company pension scheme.
Access to our extensive online Learning platform and development opportunities
An employee wellbeing platform.
Access to a salary sacrifice electric car scheme.
IFG rewards for highstreets discounts.
Annual Summer Party with company awards.
IFG Safeguarding & Diversity
IFG are committed to the safeguarding of children and our employees share this commitment. Successful candidates are required to undergo an enhanced DBS check, which we supply the cost for.
We are a committed equal opportunities employer – if you require any assistance for the interview process, please detail within your application. All information is kept confidential and in compliance with GDPR requirements.
We look forward to receiving your application!