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Food & Beverage Manager

  • 592541
  • Canberra
  • Customer Service
  • Food & Beverage
  • Functions/Events
  • Full Time

Compass Group are the global market leader in providing food and a range of support services to customers in the workplace, schools and colleges, hospitals, at leisure and in remote environments. We operate in over 50 countries, employ over 508,000 people, and are a recognised top 10 employer worldwide.

The Position

We are seeking a hospitality professional to join our Team at RMC Duntroon in a Mess Manager capacity. This is a hands on, customer serviced focused role dealing daily with Army personal. The role is to provide support to the Operations Manager, Mess Managers and Head Chef to ensure they are performing their roles, and ensuring compliance across all company standards, polices, procedures and legislative requirements. The Team are dedicated, well established and work competently together.

Key Duties

  • Overlooking all food services, including bulk cooking, function and conference catering and meal services provided at external locations
  • Develop a culture of teamwork, openness, responsibility and passion for quality
  • Deal with all performance related issues
  • Ensuring the smooth day to day operation of the catering contract
  • Drive service excellence and continuous improvement
  • Continuing a strong client relationship through exceptional service
  • Drive strong compliance performance supported by safety and quality audits
  • Completion of daily administrative tasks ensuring consistency and accuracy at all times
  • Working closely with the site Operations Manager, Mess Managers & Head Chef to maintain strong customer relationships

The Person

  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Self-motivated and the ability to work unsupervised to meet key operation requirements, stand in for & support Management team as & when required
  • Management experience, including rostering, budgets, business management
  • Ability to understand and solve complex problems
  • Experience working front and back of house including functions
  • Strong Work Health and Safety focus and thorough comprehension of Food Hygiene practices
  • Ability to understand food safety and infection control principles
  • Good organisational skills with ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to provide training where required
  • Administrative skills

 The Benefits

We place great importance on being an employer of choice and offer excellent career opportunities including internal transfers; ongoing training and development including apprenticeships & traineeships; a competitive salary, recognition programs including awards, long service and team event days; and company discounts.

This is a great opportunity for a proactive individual, who fits easily into a team environment and is looking for a position which offers real variety in their role and workplace.

Join a team that shares your commitment to quality, safety, teamwork and "can-do safely".  Click apply now.

As you will understand, Defence establishments need to be highly secure. This means that due to Defence security clearance requirements the successful applicant will be subject to an Australian Police check.

Closing date: Mar 18, 2021
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