Executive Director of Operations

Accent Catering Services Ltd
Staines-upon-Thames
GBP 60,000 - 80,000
Job description

Job Description

Executive Director of Operations - Accent Catering

Are you the exceptional Executive Director of Operations that we are looking for?

People are the most important ingredient in our business recipe, and we are currently looking for a talented and passionate Executive Director of Operations with a background in exceptional food service to join the team at Accent Catering. The ideal candidate will have exposure to the independent school sector and possess retail experience. The role will be based mainly in and around London and the Home Counties but will also require travel to other areas of England.

We play an important part in students' learning and development, and we are looking for someone who shares our passion about ensuring that our future generations are provided with nutritious and delicious food, while also inspiring them to lead a healthier lifestyle.The Executive Director of Operations is responsible for delivering operational strategies which contribute to the delivery of annual sales targets and budgets, while also working in partnership with all of our clients to build and maintain strong and ongoing relationships.

If you are looking for a rewarding role as well as an employer who will invest in your career and development and values your work-life balance, then look no further - apply right now and join our award-winning team!

Benefits of working with Accent…

·Competitive salary

·Annual Profit Related Incentive

·Car Allowance plus mileage

·Generous Holiday Allowance

·Private Medical and Life Insurance

·Reward gateway platform with multiple discounts and offers

·Pension scheme

·Work-life balance

·Employee Assistance Programme for mental health and financial support

·Company sick pay scheme

About You…

You will:-

  • have previous experience in a senior operations role within catering, ideally in the education sector.You will have some exposure to the independent school sector.
  • have some retail experience.
  • have proven experience in successful client relationships as well as strong negotiation skills.
  • be a strategic and creative thinker, with the ability to thrive under pressure.
  • display a natural passion for food and customer service.
  • have experience of implementing change programmes to deliver operational strategies.
  • have very strong commercial awareness.
  • have a track record of growing sales and retaining business.
  • have demonstrable financial knowledge and awareness, with experience of P&L management and achieving budgets.
  • have exceptional communication, presentation and organisational skills.
  • be innovative and creative and stay up to date with current food trends.

Who are Accent Catering?

Accent Catering Services Ltd are one of the UK’s leading contract caterers providing high quality food service solutions to a variety of Schools and Businesses.

We are a talented bunch of professionals who create bespoke catering provisions to suit each contract- no two are the same, and we are committed to meeting the client’s requirements.

We are passionate about our people and invest in the training and development of our teams, actively encouraging career progression and giving our teams the tools they need to thrive in their job roles.

We do experience a high volume of applications, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks then unfortunately your application is not being progressed however we are happy for you to contact us further should you wish to do so.

Accent Catering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. Please note that a DBS disclosure is required for this role.

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