Catering Operations Manager

Edge Hill University
Ormskirk, Lancashire
£25,769 to £28,143 per annum
17 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Catering Operations Manager

Location: Ormskirk                       
Salary: £25,769 to £28,143 per annum                           
Post Type: Full Time                 
Closing Date: Thursday 03 November 2016                     
Interview Date: Wednesday 16 November 2016         
A fantastic opportunity to join our multi-award-winning Facilities Management team

About You

Passionate and self-motivated with an innovative style, you will be an experienced Catering Operations Manager with an expert approach to delivering results through your management teams, acting as coach, mentor and motivator. You will show a real passion for food, delivering excellent customer service whilst remaining commercially astute and looking for ways to maximise business returns.

Your ability to actively seek out and create opportunities for continual service enhancement coupled with your ability to promote and embed a positive culture across service boundaries will ensure that you quickly establish yourself as a key member of our award winning Facilities Management team.

About the Role

In this vitally important leadership and management role within the wider catering team, you will have significant responsibility for further enhancing and developing the total catering offer. You will build highly effective, positive and professional working relationships with colleagues across the University in order to champion enhancements to the catering offer, and the overall customer experience. You will take a pivotal role in developing and implementing a holistic approach to the achievement of the highest possible levels of service and customer engagement.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

You will have access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, as well as a generous holiday allowance and a vast programme of training courses. As a member of our Facilities Management department you will also be part of the annual staff award ceremony.

Our comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme gives you the opportunity to; have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, a trim from our onsite hairdresser, make an appointment for a massage and to get together with colleagues over free food and drink to watch the latest film. This is just a taste of the rewards and benefits that you can take advantage of at Edge Hill University.

About Us and the Department

A great success story an institution that improves and impresses year after year - THE University of the Year 2014/15.

Facilities Management is a multi-award-winning support department; the largest support team at the University employing circa 300+ members of staff across seven operational service teams. We believe that the physical campus environment, the supporting infrastructure, and the support services provided by Facilities Management, form an essential part of the Edge Hill University experience. Our customer profile includes students, staff, visitors, business partners, commercial clients and the wider community. At Edge Hill University, Facilities Management is overtly recognised for its positive contribution to the core business  the attraction, recruitment and retention of our students.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, and voted Best University Workplace 2015, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing managers.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact Beverley Seed, Catering Services Manager at