Head of Catering

University of Bristol - Residential and Hospitality Services

Organisation data: Residential and Hospitality Services
Work Hours 35.0 Hours per Week

The Director of Residential and Hospitality Services is seeking to appoint a Head of Catering who will be responsible for the successful delivery of all catering services, both in house and provided by external companies, at the University. The post-holder will oversee delivery of all catering services to ensure they meet the needs of all customers. They will also ensure the related budget (totalling approx. £13m - income and expenditure) and health and safety and environmental legislation is met.

The post-holder will be required to provide leadership, management and development opportunities to a large team (circa 200 staff members (part-time and full-time)), that are based in many locations; offering retail, hall of residences’ meals and bar services and event and delivered catering services.

Candidates should have experience of leading and managing a large multi-site catering team offering a range of quality food offers from dining hall catering and bars to cafes and special events; good financial, business planning, budgeting and stock management skills; along with the ability to build excellent relationships with customers and staff.

Candidates should be educated to degree level or equivalent related to catering and also hold a Health and Safety - Food Safety Level 4 or equivalent qualification.

The closing date for applications is 23:59 on 4 June 2017.

It is expected that the selection process, including interviews, will be held towards the end of June 2017.

For informal enquiries, please contact Simon Bray (email: Simon.Bray@bristol.ac.uk or tel: 0117 3310563).

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