Vacancy for Facilities Manager - Catering

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Location London & Bedford
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Hours per Week 40 hours
Remuneration £40,000 - £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Job Reference GR/10720

We currently have a vacancy for a Facilities Manager who will lead a team of employees to provide a fully integrated service, leading the catering element in line with agreed budgets and service specifications.

You will monitor and report on the quality and financial performance of the catering services, to include innovation in service delivery and aim to continuously improve & evolve the catering service.

Responsibilities will include:

To effectively manage all aspects of the Soft Services with a lead role for the catering service

To effectively manage the catering service within budgetary restraints, ensuring all Patient Catering, Retail & Hospitality margins are managed within the parameters of the agreed budgets

To continuously develop and improve quality and hygiene standards,

To monitor customer trends and demands, ensuring that all sales potentials are maximised, analysed, and communicated to ensure subordinates clearly understand their targets

To have knowledge of changes in legislation and implement accordingly in accordance with Company guidance. Ensure all due diligence is implemented and updated in line with company policy & procedure.

To analyse and report on monthly trading reports to ensure performance targets are being achieved and exceeded in all departments.

To actively resolve issues as identified in audits and customer feedback, so that customer satisfaction throughout the contract scope is maintained at the highest level.


Qualifications/Experience required:

NEBOSH/IOSH Certificate would be desirable

IH Membership, appropriate trade qualifications and recognition

IT Literate, MS Office/competent in the use of Excel, Power point

Proven experience in a Catering Services environment and a background in delivering a range of Soft Services

Ability to translate formal documentation into working specifications

Experience of full budgetary control to include complex fixed price or nil subsidy contract

What will you get in return?

  • An enhanced pension scheme (above auto enrolment rates) - to save for the future
  • Life Assurance – to protect your family should the worst happen
  • 25 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays on top
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave
  • Private Medical Insurance – to protect you
  • Access to 100s of high street discounts
  • Financial Wellbeing support - Access to low interest loans
  • Recognition scheme ‘OCS Stars’- monetary rewards given to top performers
  • Training and Development- apprenticeships, e-learning, English as a Second Language and our award nominated ‘Impact’ Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Cycle to work scheme- discounted bicycles
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme- 24-7 Health & Wellbeing Support


Why join OCS Group UK Ltd?

OCS prides itself as a company with strong family values and we are passionate about hiring people who demonstrate the same.

We take CARE of you; We act SAFELY and responsibly; We are TRUSTWORTHY; We work as EXPERTS. If you share these Values, we want you to be part of our team.

OCS have a well-respected brand and our colleagues are empowered to be the best version of themselves. We offer job stability and are committed to developing our colleagues by offering more than just a job. We are a financially stable business who continues to be privately owned since its inception in 1900.

We reward those who demonstrate our values and since the launch of our OCS Star recognition scheme we have rewarded nearly 1,500 colleagues with monetary vouchers, certificates, and public recognition within the business.

We invest and support the growth of our people and are currently sponsoring over 310 colleagues who are enrolled in a variety of apprenticeship programmes, ranging from Level 3 qualifications in customer service to degree programmes in Leadership. If you want to develop you career, OCS is a great choice.

OCS offers the family feel of smaller organisations although large enough to offer so many opportunities. We recognise your efforts and contribution and show our appreciation through a variety of reward schemes which in turn results in our colleagues staying with OCS.  Our business is the family you can choose, and our people stay for the friendships, opportunitiesand career fulfilment we offer