Vacancy for Catering Manager

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Location Westminster - SW1A
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Days Monday - Friday
Working Times Between 07:30am and 4:30pm
Shift Pattern Days
Working Hours per Week 40 hours
Pay Rate £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Job Reference VE/16887

The Catering Manager will be responsible overseeing all catering staff on site and ensuring high standards are maintained.

Main Duties:

Effectively manage within budgetary constrains

Continuously develop and improve food quality and hygiene standards

To have knowledge of changes in legislation

Respond to any reasonable request of the company or client

Recruit, train, develop and motivate staff

Ensure that adequate products, equipment, and materials are properly stored, used, maintained, and controlled

Always provide high quality product to the client

Maintain positive staff attitudes and team spirit

Day to Day Craft Responsibilities for all services.

Maintain all records in line with legislation and company policy

Deal with disciplinary and grievance issues consistently, fairly and in line with company policy

Always ensure compliance with legal requirements such as Health & Safety at Work, display of all necessary notices, accidents reporting and First Aid

To be successful in the role, you will need:

Level 3 (eg, A-Level) or equivalent

HND Membership of HCIMA desirable,

Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate

Level 3 Craft skills or similar (such as City & Guilds 706)

Practical experience of high-quality service delivery

Management experience within Contract catering

Must clear all DBS checks

What will you get in return?

  • A pension scheme- to save for the future - eligibility rules apply
  • Access to high street discounts
  • 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 Wellbeing Support


Why join OCS Group 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, opportunities, and career fulfilment we offer.