Head of Operations

Posted 12 April 2024
Salary Dependent on Experience
LocationWest Sussex
Sector Education
Expiry 27 July 2024
Contact NameAdrian Spooner

Job description

Head of Operations
Higher Education
Up to £85,000 with fantastic benefits

We are partnering with a leading catering group that manages a vibrant and engaging portfolio of Higher Education Venues across the UK. They are seeking a dynamic Head of Operations to join their senior management team, reporting directly to the Operations Director.

Area covered will be in and around the South Coast, making it key to live in and around this area.

This role offers the autonomy to lead a large team of managers with a multi-million-pound turnover, focusing on the commercial success and operational excellence of each site.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead and guide managers to ensure commercial, customer-focused operations with high presentation and operational standards.
  • Deliver diverse food services across multiple outlets, from traditional dining to café/deli and street food.
  • Oversee hospitality and events, ensuring top-quality service and innovation.
What We’re Looking For:
  • Currently a regional or operations manager in the B&I or Education sector.
  • Commercially astute with a proven track record of cost control and driving profitability.
  • Experience managing multi-million-pound revenues.
  • Minimum of 3 years as a Senior Regional Manager, Operations Manager, or Multi-Site Operations Manager in a high-turnover hospitality business.
  • Strong commercial acumen and a passion for numbers.
  • Innovative approach to food service, including familiarity with food apps and food halls.
  • Friendly, outgoing, and naturally a leader who goes ‘above and beyond’.
This is a rare opportunity to join a successful and leading business. If you are a vibrant, engaging professional with the right blend of commercial savvy and leadership, we want to hear from you.

Apply now to become a part of a forward-thinking team that values innovation and excellence in the education sector!