Catering Team Leader - Full Time, Permanent

Edinburgh Napier University
November 29, 2023
Offerd Salary:£29,605 - £36,024
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Catering Team Leader - Full Time, Permanent

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£29,605 - £36,024 per annum


Excellent Benefits Package

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Job description

We are seeking a Catering Team Leader to join our in-house catering team, responsible for delivering exceptional catering services across all University buildings and Campus. As a leader within team, the Catering Team Leader will ensure the service is cost-effective while maintaining a high standard of service, catering to the needs of both internal and external customers. The role holder will also support the University's core business within commercial constraints and meeting customer experience expectations.

Edinburgh Napier hosts Language Schools each summer for a period of 6 weeks, as part of the role there is the requirement to support and work evenings and weekends during this period. A requirement to assist with any events that occur on the Campus throughout the year which may occur on some evenings and weekends. Collaboration and working across all three of our Campuses will also be an element to this role.

Our Excellent Benefits Package

At ENU, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement, and offer other excellent benefits including:

  • Minimum of 41 days annual leave (including 10 fixed holidays)
  • A generous pension scheme (employer contribution of 20.8%)
  • 35 hour work week
  • Nationally agreed pay increases each year
  • Various learning and development opportunities
  • Discounted access to onsite and local gym facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts
  • For more information on our wide range of benefits, click here.

    Responsibilities will include

  • Continuously improve and enhance the catering service
  • Ensure that all financial and stock-taking processes are managed in adherence to University governance, procurement guidelines, and health & safety and auditing requirements.
  • managing shift and leave rotas
  • delivering training to staff to ensure compliance with H&S
  • Monitoring financial performance and reporting on profit and loss, waste minimisation, and gross profit percentage.
  • The ideal candidate will have the follow experience

  • Recognised Catering Management qualification or have a demonstrable equivalent experience in a catering environment.
  • Risk Assessment training
  • Demonstrable experience in driving sales, managing a high performing, high volume catering service, and adapting service in accordance with industry trends and food concepts.
  • Experience in marketing and merchandising catering outlets
  • Managing staff using HR policies
  • Working towards KPIs is also desirable.
  • If you would like to learn more about this role, please click here.

    Additional Information

    Closing Date: 29th November 2023

    Edinburgh Napier is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels proud, confident, challenged and supported and are holders of Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Diversity Champion status. Please see here for more information.

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