Assistant General Manager (Hospitality & Catering)
We have an excellent opportunity to join the Sodexo team at Everton to report into the Catering Services Director and over see all the operations. Managing conferencing and banqueting services across the venue, including match day hospitality you will maximise profitability of the contract, deliver results and ensure client engagement.
Our heritage is built on catering and hospitality experience and fuelled by our passion for exceptional food and service. For over 40 years we have been providing bespoke catering and hospitality services for sports stadia, racecourses, visitor, attractions, historic venues, major events and premium airline lounges. Recognised across the globe for hospitality, we help create exceptional moments at extraordinary events such as Royal Ascot, Tour de France, The Open Championship and RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
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Leading the services teams, you will take accountability, show initiative and demonstrate energy to meet agreed standards, strive for results and manage within budgets. This is an excellent role; the team is very passionate about the services we provide. They deliver conference and banqueting across a range of events including match days, at the centre of the community Everton Football Club is a fantastic venue utilised for a variety of events. This role covers team engagement, driving standards, client engagement and looking for ways to improve our services. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to join a global business but managing a local venue, where people are at the heart of the operation.
The Ideal Candidate
- Experience in leading a Conference & Events operations team within stadia or large venue environment
- Expertly manage day to day client relationships
- Well developed verbal, non-verbal, presentation and communication skills
- Experience of delivering high quality hospitality operations
- Proven experience in managing P&L accounts and driving profitability
- Operational knowledge, skills and experience in managing multi service operations
- Management of large and diverse teams
- Manage multiple workloads and shifting priorities
Up to £37,000 + 10% Bonus + Benefits
About the Company
Our mission is improve the quality of life of Sodexo employees and all those we serve, and contribute to the economic, social and environmental development of the communities, regions and countries in which we operate. We work to improve the well-being of people across the globe through our unique range of expert services and the talent of our teams. As one of the world’s largest employers and a
company of “people at the service of other people,” we are committed to being an employer of choice – providing jobs for our people, as well as training and opportunities for internal promotion to help our employees move up the career ladder.