Key responsibilities for the role will include:

  • To personally lead from the front, setting a great example, demonstrating proactive techniques in the efficient operation of the site within agreed budgetary parameters
  • Assist in the development and implementation of a coherent strategy for all areas of the catering & event business.  This is to include the maximisation of the revenue and profitability through growth potential of all the commercial operations consistent with the broader objectives of the Group.
  • Minimise staff turnover through positive and inclusive management of the team, encouraging input, managing fairly, celebrating success and encouraging development.
  • Ensure that team members are well presented and behave in a professional manner at all times.
  • To promote interdepartmental communication and liaison with all areas of the racecourse at all times.
  • Adhere to Company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that you, other staff and clients work in accordance with the company’s health and safety policy.
  • To promote interdepartmental communication and liaison with all areas of the racecourse at all times.
  • Work with the Catering General Manager to plan casual staff recruitment for key events and seasonal work.
  • Engage with local agencies to ensure the company receives the most competitive rates possible.
  • Maintain all casual worker personnel files. Ensuring all relevant documents are present, for example; evidence of Right to Work in the UK documents.

 

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • GCSE Grade C (equivalent) or above in Maths and English.
  • Computer literate.
  • Proven track record and experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent communicator.
  • Works well under pressure.
  • Customer service focused (internal and external).
  • Organised, systematic and process driven. Strong leadership skills and excellent decision-making skills.
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In return we will offer you:

  • A competitive salary
  • 22 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • A range of racing & leisure benefits including complimentary tickets, offers and discounts at our racecourses and hotels across the Arena Racing Company and Galleon Hotel group.

Closing Date

31-01-2020

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