Sodexo provides a range of conferences, events and hospitality services at Windsor Park Football Stadium and we’re looking for an experienced manager to join the team as General Manager. This role involves managing 4 direct reports and responsibility for site specific catering, hospitality and sales services. As the General Manager you will be responsible for leading your teams to deliver an exceptional level of service whilst maximising profits.
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, RHS Chelsea Flower Show and the Rugby World Cup.
This autonomous role as General Manager, involves facilitating a high support, high challenge management culture that motivates and engages the workforce. You will continue to seek new ways to drive revenue for the business and maximise sales across all operational departments. It’s imperative in this role to develop long-term client relationships to enhance retention and ensuring optimum customer satisfaction. You will work with the Commercial and Regional Director, attending monthly financial review meetings, discussing commercial outcomes and opportunities. Managing the operations team you will ensure training and development plans are in place for your team in addition to ensuring business objectives are met across the site. This is an excellent opportunity to join Sodexo as a General Manager, within a new contract and lead the team to success.
The Ideal Candidate
- Operational knowledge, skills and experience in a Conference & Banqueting and Public Catering environment
- Management of Profit and Loss Accounts and acting on their results.
- Management of a team
- Excellent communication skills
- Resilience to manage multiple tasks and prioritise importance
Circa £35,000 + Bonus + Benefits