Catering Manager

University of Surrey - Surrey Sports Park

An opportunity has arisen within the Catering Department for a proactive, self-motivated and highly organised Catering Manager to join our team.

The post-holder will provide overall management of the day-to-day operation of the SSP Catering provision including events areas, identifying income streams, driving sales for the business managing all teams to deliver on gross profit. They will also be expected to build effective working relationships within the team, with colleagues and with external partners. The successful candidate will be expected to take informed operational decisions and actively identify opportunities for communications.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and ensuring the maintenance of a high level of customer service to all SSP customers, acting as the final escalation point for any customer issues and implementing dynamic internal operational working procedures.

Surrey Sports Park is at the heart of sport and physical activity in Surrey, and our mission is to deliver the best possible sport, health and wellbeing experience to our University of Surrey students and to the wider SSP community. We provide strategic added value to the University by delivering an outstanding student experience through social and competitive sport and providing an excellent environment for wellness and fitness for Surrey staff and students, and our community impact is significant both culturally and physically. The team is passionate and high performing and the business model requires us to deliver a self-sustaining, well managed and customer service focused business.

If you would like to discuss this role further please contact Sue Owen on 01483 68 4466 or email

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.

Please note CVs cannot be accepted without a completed application form.

Surrey Sports Park is committed to being an equal opportunities employer

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