Person, Cup, Coffee Cup, Pottery

Regional Manager

  • 620014
  • Canberra
  • Area Manager
  • Full Time

ESS Defence delivers the best hospitality and catering services to our Defence personnel. We are committed to providing nutritional and delicious meals to our customers, whether it is in dining halls or out in the field. Our contract is essential in keeping our Australian Defence Force healthy, comfortable, and living their best Defence Life! 

We are currently seeking an experienced Regional Manager ACT to join our team. The role will report to the National Manager – Defence.  The Regional Manager position oversees the Hospitality and Catering contract across numerous Defence bases across the Canberra region.

The Position:

  • Oversee multiple sites in the Canberra region including retail Cafes.
  • Boost financial performance of the sites
  • Develop a collaborative and performance driven team
  • Promote a high-performance culture through continuous improvement
  • Drive operational efficiency that maximises commercial results
  • Supporting high standards of performance in safety and employee capability
  • Ensure targets are met in all MAP framework areas.  
  • Adhere to Defence policy and procedures

The Person:

  • A positive and effective leader with the ability to motivate and manage a large team and build strong stakeholder relationships.
  • Previous multi-site management experience essential, minimum of 2 years
  • Previous experience of change management processes within a large team
  • Create a vibrant hospitality culture across their portfolio
  • Must be customer-centric and have a retail background
  • Ability to drive and deliver food innovations
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Highly developed commercial skills

The Benefits

As a Regional Manager with ESS Defence, you will be provided with all support and training, including HSEQ, HR & Commercial. We have an attractive benefits program which includes a competitive salary and incentive scheme, recognition programs and company discounts. 

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