London Borough of Waltham Forest
WF Traded Services
Waltham Forest Catering
School Meals Service
Area Catering Manager.
PO2: £34,884- £37,722.a. (inclusive) plus car mileage
36 hrs per week
Waltham Forest Catering is part of LBWF Traded Services.
We have contracts in over 50 schools both in LBWF and neighboring boroughs
Waltham Forest Catering is looking forward to welcoming a 3rd Area Catering Manager to join our energetic, customer-focused catering team.
You will report to the Catering Operations Manager.
be able to communicate effectively on all levels,
Enjoy working in a vibrant diverse community committed to improving resident’s life chances.
An enthusiastic and experienced foodie with practical skills and an eye for detail.
Have Multisite Management experience.
Experience in the school meals sector and children’s nutrition is important to us but experience in a wider catering environment is also valuable to us.
You will be responsible for a group of schools within the main catering contract, this will include achieving financial targets, employee management, sickness absence, performance etc.
Developing excellent working relationships with schools, site-based teams, suppliers, other LBWF colleagues, parents/carers.
Monitoring Health and safety, food safety, training needs, procedural compliance.
Working with the team to develop compliant exciting menus, Allergen information and recipes.
Contribute to wider corporate initiatives.
YOU MUST BE
Open honest enthusiastic and respectful.
Excellent Customer Care skills
Passionate about food
Good knowledge of School food standards
Able to work in a high-pressure environment
Knowledge of Cypad and Saffron not essential.
Membership of the LGPS pension scheme
Up to 31 days A/L plus Bank holidays (dependant on the length of service)
Employee Assistance scheme
Employee staff benefits scheme, bike to work, health, and leisure discounts.
Working in a happy positive and energetic team.