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Catering Services Manager

Ref: 78002

  • 45,000-50,000
  • 28 Sep 2022
  • Cork (Centre)
  • Permanent

Catering Services Manager

About the Company

A leading supplier of Facility Management Services is seeking to appoint a Catering Services Manager to oversee it's operations teams at a prestigious multinational manufacturing client in Cork.

This is a full time, permanent position working Monday to Friday with an attractive salary and benefits package.

About the Position

I'm looking for someone who can promote growth and monitor performance through direct line management of several service offers. Ideally you will be commercially focused, a foodie who takes pride and pleasure in delivering A 5-star service, every day.

Excellent financial acumen is essential as this post has the responsibility for:

  • preparation of financial data used to track and produce precise monthly reconciliations and drive and increase profitability for each service.
  • Prepare for and attend client financial reviews
  • customer billing for all business services.
  • monitoring spending against the budget and predicting the position at year's end.

Key Responsibilities

  • Seek to excel in Customer Service by ensuring effective communication and high standards for courteous, smart, and efficient approach with all stakeholders
  • Facilitate effective lines of communication with a focus on service periods
  • Recruit, train and develop the right team to deliver your operation to the service standards agreed in the contract with your client.
  • Supports a team approach that recognizes individuals and promotes high staff morale by conducting annual performance reviews with direct team members and providing feedback as needed.
  • Comply with all Company and client policies, procedures, and statutory regulations, including human resources, site rules, health and safety, safe working practices, hygiene, cleanliness, fire, COSHH. This will include your awareness of any specific hazards in your workplace
  • Ensures that staff welfare is met where possible without delay and actively champion a safe and healthy environment for customers and staff
  • Have a thorough understanding and regularly review each department’s compliance with licensing requirements
  • Manage staffing rota to ensure they meet trading patterns, business growth and budgetary constraints
  • Produce weekly trading returns and payroll information using computerised accounting system in line with Sodexo trading procedures
  • Methodical and systematic approach to handling documentation to ensure accurate capturing of data
  • Produces reports using spreadsheets to assist in the timely monitoring of departmental activity
  • Maintaining appropriate payroll information and answer enquiries from individuals regarding the make-up of specific payments / deductions
  • Cash and Stock are strictly controlled, in line with company policies and delegation of authority procedures


  • Financial acumen
  • Experience in retail services
  • Good IT skills
  • Demonstrates high quality customer service skills
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Experience in working within a safety culture/ zero harm culture

Remuneration Package

Salary is negotiable in the €45-50K range and a comprehensive package of benefits is included.
For more information on the role or any other Engineering or Life Sciences roles call Nigel on 087 3618142 or email me or click the apply button below.
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