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Functions Manager

Functions Manager

  • 627842
  • Kew, VIC, Australia, 3101
  • Full Time

Chartwells provides tailored, boutique and unique hospitality solutions to the education market. We specialise in challenging the boundaries in order to deliver a sustainable point of difference.

We are currently on the hunt for an experienced Site Operations/Functions Manager to join our catering operations at Scotch College, Kew, commencing immediately. As the Function Manager, you'll know everything there is to know about creating amazing function experiences and running a tight commercial operation. You will be passionate and hands on in your role and thoroughly enjoy the challenge of executing outstanding events.

Key duties

  • Partner with the Unit Manager & Head Chef to ensure accurate function delivery
  • Bump in and bump out of a variety of functions on campus
  • Function client liaison
  • Ensure all functions are delivered at an impeccable standard
  • Labour cost/control
  • Ensure all events/functions adhere to strict health, safety and security procedures
  • Rostering & management of the function team

 The Person

  • At least 5 years function management experience in a comparable environment
  • Commercially savvy and knows how to identify and deliver on growth opportunities
  • Positive, supportive, ambitious leader with experience in carrying out personal development plans, staff training sessions and appraisals
  • Develops effective relationships with individuals at all levels, from diverse backgrounds, cultures and locations
  • Is passionate about delivering the highest levels of customer satisfaction and engagement
  • Will have great attention to detail with an excellent ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Is self-motivated and an excellent communicator
  • A team player that is able to work autonomously
  • RSA essential

The Benefits

We place great importance on being an employer of choice and offer excellent career opportunities including internal transfers; ongoing training and development, a competitive salary, recognition programs including service and safety awards, regular team event days, site based benefits and company discounts. Please note: We will be proactively progressing applications prior to the advertised closing date.

If this is sounding exciting, simply press "Apply Now" to express your interest in jumping on board with Chartwells!


Our people’s unique backgrounds, experience, and abilities are at the heart of our vibrant workforce. We strive to create workplaces that reflect the diverse communities that we serve, where everyone feels empowered and valued. By building diverse teams means we are creating inclusive environments for all our people and also those we connect with through our day to day operation. We welcome & encourage applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, gender expressions, gender identity and people with disability.


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