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Head Porter

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We currently have an opportunity for a Head Porter to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Role Responsibility

  • To supervise and co-ordinate daily logistics of meeting/events set-ups and service as well as match day.
  • To Ensure that all required cutlery, crockery and glassware is polished
  • Ensure the preparation of all Function areas, the quality of service and standards of hygiene within the Catering facility conforms to the criteria set out in the SOP manual.
  • Laying up function suites as per function sheet and providing all necessary mis en place in the most efficient and productive way setting as far ahead as is practicable
  • To work any food and beverage shifts if required
  • To undertake match day and special event (Concerts, rugby etc) management shifts



The Ideal Candidate

  • Experience of managing a large operation with high volume conference and banqueting
  • Experience of managing a large team


Package Description

This is a 40 hour contract for a Head Conference and Banqueting porter, this role will include working evenings and weekends and Newcastle United home match days and events

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support exforces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.


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