Assistant Catering Manager, Hub

Egham, United Kingdom
£24,551 to £28,849 per annum - including London Allowance
Thursday, 17 October 2019
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 22 October 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Location: Egham
Salary: £24,551 to £28,849 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date: Tuesday 22 October 2019
Interview Date: To be confirmed

Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Catering Manager in the Commercial Services Department

Do you have an outgoing personality and enjoy working with people both your customers and team.

Are you able to provide effective management, ensuring your teams deliver high quality food and drinks whilst providing an engaging service, so that each customer feels special?

Do you have the creative flair to develop an exciting student activities programme of promotions and events, encouraging residential students to make use of their local restaurant, whilst inspiring a large team of catering assistants?

Then this is the role for you.

To be successful you will need:

  • Ability to lead, motivate, train and develop your teams to go beyond customer expectations
  • Clear understanding and knowledge of stock and margin control within a catering environment, as well as budgets and P&L accounts
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Ability to perform well under pressure
  • A flair for food innovation and driving positive change
  • Knowledge of Food Safety and Health & Safety legislation
  • Excellent attention to detail

The Hub is a popular food hall style self-service restaurant for students, staff and guests during term time also with a coffee shop and creative space. During the vacations the role focuses on large conferences, language schools and events; conference and banqueting experience would be beneficial.

The ideal candidate must be motivated by people; your team, your customers and key stakeholders in the university. You will be expected to lead your teams in driving the business forward and delivering the best to our customers, ensuring the highest quality service and standards.

A passion for training and supporting other members of the team, enabling them to develop is key, with the ability to chair regular team meetings and hold annual appraisals, job chats and one to ones.

You must have good business acumen including P&L knowledge; experience of working to set targets and assisting with budget setting is beneficial.

This is a full time position and is available immediately.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 
  • Competitive Maternity, Adoption and Shared Parental Leave provisions

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

The College cannot apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post. Candidates applying for this position need to have their own permission to work in the UK based on UK Visa and Immigration requirements.

Closing Date: Midnight, 22 October 2019
Interview Date: TBC

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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