Education

Unit Manager

Full Time

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More about the role:

Could you bring your spark to Chartwells? Here's what you need to know before applying:

Your key responsibilities will include:
To be responsible for the overall efficient and effective management of the contract to ensure great quality, consistent food and beverage services across all areas
To maintain positive client relationships ensuring
To ensure the smooth planning of the contract and resources to deliver a first-class service to our clients and customers
To be responsible for the management, recruitment, development and training of team members
To ensure the contract is fully compliant with company policies and procedures
To deliver on the agreed financial budget and run commercially in line with net income and cost targets Who you are:

Our ideal Unit Manager will:
Previous experience in contract catering
Experience of leading and managing teams to deliver results
Track record of growing sales and retaining business
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong leadership with the ability to motivate and engage teams
Ability to liaise with colleagues, customers and clients at all levels
Quality and process driven with particular focus on delivering results
Compliant with Company policies and procedures in line with client agreements
IT Literate (MS Office, Email) We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, (url removed) and many more
Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
Receive Wow Points every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
Contributory pension scheme
Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes Part of Compass Group UK&I, Chartwells is the leading provider of catering and support services to the education sector. For over a quarter of a century, Chartwells has been focusing on helping those in education to build strong bodies, sharp minds and lead long healthy lives. Every week, Chartwells serves millions of nutritious and delicious meals to pupils and students in primary and secondary schools, academies, independent schools, colleges, and universities across the UK.

Chartwells is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all employees to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to successfully completing pre-employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure and a Children's Barred List check. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and we ask applicants to declare all previous convictions and cautions in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

Compass Group UK&I is an equal opportunities employer, committed to cultivating diverse and inclusive environments for every employee.

What you'll be doing:

We're currently recruiting a dedicated Unit Manager to help ensure the smooth running of the operations in Chartwells on a full time basis, contracted to 40 hours per week.

As a Unit Manager, you will use your skills to maintain a high standard of quality work. In return, you will have the chance to progress your career with a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate