Catering Supervisor

University of Hertfordshire - Food Hertfordshire

  • Are you a customer focused, practical person with a flexible approach to your work?
  • Do you want to be part of a team delivering first class services to students and staff?
  • If so, there are exciting opportunities for you at the University of Hertfordshire.

The University of Hertfordshire is the UK’s leading business facing University and an exemplar in the sector. It is innovative and enterprising and challenges individuals and organisations to excel.  The University of Hertfordshire is one of the region’s largest employers with over 2,600 staff and a turnover of almost c. £240m. With a student community of over 25,000 including more than 2,500 students from eighty-five different countries, the University has a global network of over 175,000 alumni. It is also one of the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old, according to the new Times Higher Education 100 under 50 rankings. For more information, please visit

Food Hertfordshire is responsible for providing a comprehensive catering service to University staff, students and visitors through the various catering outlets on campus and also providing a hospitality service for events on and off campus.

Would you like to join our team working together to ensure that all our students and staff have an excellent experience at the University of Hertfordshire?

Qualifications required for this post are: 

  • Basic Numeracy and Literacy – NVQ Level 3-4 Catering Service is desirable,
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene certificate – Level 3 or higher Food Hygiene certificate is desirable,
  • Working knowledge or e-mail, Excel and Word,
  • Over 12 months experience of managing a diverse team providing a catering service,

The position includes the use of a company vehicle to transport goods and material between campuses and for events off campus. Therefore a full UK driving licence is required.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Please contact Sophia Daniels, Deputy General Manager – Food Hertfordshire on 07786110424.

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, child care vouchers, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave.

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