Operations Manager - Independent Education Contract Catering - London & South East Up to 50,000 Car & Excellent Benefits After a series of New Contract wins we are now recruit an Operations manager to look after this new patch of business. What are we looking for ? My client is looking to bring a new Operations Manager to join this growing independent foodie caterer to take overall responsibility for the catering services of up to 12 as the patch develops. This role requires strong leadership, experience of managing change and building new teams plus new openings/contract mobilisation. It is essential you have area management experience and independent schools experience would be advantageous or alternatively high end catering. The Role: With new contract wins we are looking for an ambitious, foodie operator to join this fantastic award winning contractor who specialise in Independent Education. This role is NOT for a first time Operator, we are looking for someone who has a quality lead background in B&I and has strong commercial acumen. The schools are very high end and their clients demanding, it requires someone with a niche skill set and a real understanding of excellence to meet the client's needs. You will be extremely well presented with an impeccable eye for detail, patient and observant. Excellent financials are a must with a firm grasp on what excellence both tastes and looks like. The Successful Candidate: Ideally working in a similar role for a high end Contract Caterer Excellent communication skills Excellent client relationships A 'can do' attitude and a genuine love for catering Your passion will be service and standards Financially astute You will strive to drive the business forward and be able to demonstrate this in an interview IT literate You will be an outstanding leader, motivator and have a degree of gravitas A deep understanding of delivering for demanding clients You will be involved in sales pitches and presentations Operations Manager - Independent Education Contract Catering - South West - Bath - Taunton Up to 50,000 Car & Excellent Benefits Interested in this great challenge? Apply today with your updated CV! Contact: Kate We currently have over 700 live roles across the UK, Middle East, Europe, North America, South East Asia, Africa and Australia. To view other great opportunities please check out our website at NA or call us on NA for a confidential chat about upcoming opportunities. Follow COREcruitment on your favourite social networks - Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn and Pinterest . We give away fantastic prizes... every month!