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Area Manager

  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 6675
  • Published: Wed 07/10/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 12/10/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £34884 - £37722
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Civic Centre
Job Details

Area Manager

41 Weeks a year

This is an exciting time for us, so we are looking for Area Managers to enhance our business. Reporting to the Commercial Operations Manager, you will be an innovative, creative and customer-focused team player who can lead their team and is a real foodie operator, someone who has plenty of energy & charisma and is looking to be part of an exciting project with a local authority.

Our contracts have a strong focus on school meals with a growing portfolio of additional catering opportunities, so someone with multi-site experience is preferred. You will have a keen understanding of the school meals sector and the overall catering environment but will also be able to bring a fresh pair of eyes to the table. Leading from the front, you will be key in the development and strategy of our vision.

The Role:

  • Responsibility for several contracts reporting directly to the Commercial Operations Manager.

  • Lead a strand of the Enfield Catering Service development plan

  • Financially and commercially astute to understand your own profit and loss accounts

  • Developing great working relationships with Clients, Unit Managers and Suppliers

  • Assisting the Unit Managers to provide high quality meals and build great teams

  • Ensuring all your teams have the support they need to carry out their jobs to the highest standard

  • Monitoring Health and Safety, due diligence and Training and Development within your Units and providing support where needed

    The Successful Candidate

  • Passion for food and customer service

  • Understand the importance of the Food Standards and young people

  • Excellent business acumen

  • Motivator of staff with excellent client relationships

  • Excellent man management skills

  • Financially astute

  • IT literate

  • Excellent client relationships

  • Knowledge of Saffron Nutritional software preferred, but not essential

Why it's great to work for Enfield Council

  • An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
  • Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
  • Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
  • Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
  • Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.

We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.

This role requires that you upload 2 documents - in the "Document upload" section of the online application form.

1. a supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification. 2. your CV which includes your full work history since leaving full time education.

Your supporting statement should be around 2 pages in A4 format.



Closing and Interview Dates

Closing date: 23:59 Monday 12th October 2020 (We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, we advise that you complete fully and submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.)

Interview date(s): TBC



Additional Information

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, we advise that you complete fully and submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

The salary advertised is for full time work, the positions offered are part time and term time, actual salary will be adjusted proportionately.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for this post

If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Vickie McGrath on 0208 132 1053 or Vickie.mcgrath@enfield.gov.uk.

“This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment”.



  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 6675
  • Published: Wed 07/10/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 12/10/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £34884 - £37722
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Civic Centre

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