Head of Catering and Food Service

Cardiff University - Estates & Campus Facilities

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to lead our Catering and Food Service operations. This role will have a significant degree of autonomy, and exercise a high level of judgement regarding the operation and development of the catering and food service operation at Cardiff University. The post holder will provide the leadership and operational management of the service, providing a professional, customer centric, effective and efficient service to all customers.

It is expected that the role holder will facilitate business planning, development, implementation and management of catering activities in all areas of responsibility, including campus cafés and restaurants, residential catering services, delivered food services, event bars and functions & event catering; ensuring an effective high quality production and service is constantly maintained to all customers.  

This is an open ended full time position. The role will require a flexible approach to working hours and will include some out of hours working, including some weekend working.

Post available immediately.

For informal discussion contact Phil Rees-Jones, Deputy Director – Campus Facilities – Commercial Development, telephone number 029 2087 6595 or email Rees-JonesP@cardiff.ac.uk

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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