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Area group Manager – Dartford, Crayford and New Cross area

  • Posted: May 26, 2022
  • Location: Greater London - Beckenham - Croydon
  • Start date: Progression
  • Salary: contract caterer

Still recruiting for the ideal candidate – 

Area group Manager  – (Dartford, Crayford and New Cross area. ) within Education sector 


Up to £40 k per annum plus travel expenses

Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week, day time hours, need to be flexible

Great opportunities to progress within the company

Must have a clean drivers licence


This is an opportunity for an experienced area  group manager to work for a very established contract caterer.  The regional manager will be supporting the operational manager in overseeing  education sites mainly primary schools. You will lead and develop your team of Chef Managers. You’ll manage client and stakeholder relationships whilst ensuring contractual compliance and adherence to company policies. Accurately review business performance and ensure the delivery of key financial targets.


  • Encourage and inspire teams to achieve targets and enhance performance which drives results
  • You will be supporting a number of schools and reporting to the Ops manager
  • Conduct regular performance reviews to set objectives and provide coaching and support to deliver results
  • Develop strategic and operational plans for the client’s needs, managing execution and measuring results
  • Consistently develop the customer experience and understand customer requirements

The Candidate

  • Craft skills would be an advantage as you will be expected to work in the kitchen in emergencies
  • Will have been fully financially accountable for at least  up to 18 sites
  • The ability to build excellent relationships with your team and the client
  • It is essential that you have direct experience of working in the Contract Catering industry at Group or Operations level
  • Must have experience within the education sector or BI sites
  • Are you a developer of people with experience promoting from within and devising strong development programmes for employees?
  • Experience in mobilising new sites

Interested then apply today for a brief chat. Interviews will be held in the next few weeks

Due to many applications, only suitable candidates will be contacted within 2 days

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