Catering Operations Manager
Mt Maunganui, New Zealand
Reference : 5193647
The Free and Healthy School Lunches Programme is a new initiative, first announced by the Prime Minister in August 2019.
It is part of the Government's new Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy. This programme aims to provide access to a nutritious lunch in school every day.
Bay Catering is excited to be working alongside the government to provide these healthy lunches to schools for Term 4 of the 2020 school year.
This first roll-out of the Budget 2020 expansion will see up to 151 schools and kura joining the programme.
We are looking for an experienced Operations Manager with a background in hospitality and catering to lead and develop the School Lunches Initiative' based at Trustpower Baypark.
This is a great opportunity for a Manager with strong leadership skills to take on the overall responsibility for the successful operation of this programme.
Reporting into our BayCatering Catering Manager, this role is responsible for providing strategic direction to the Healthy School Lunches team and will look after the overall staff responsibilities including recruitment, hiring, training and performance.
You would work collaboratively with the Kitchen Manager to plan new lunch menus to ensure quality, cost effectiveness and creativity.
To be successful in this role you will have the ability to display sound business acumen, including financial management and cost control.
You will effectively grow revenue within the Healthy School Lunches programme and be able to identify new revenue streams and markets.
A large part of this role will be to grow and develop the relationships we have with local schools in order to provide the best quality and most sought after service in the Bay.
You will use your excellent customer service skills to build rapport with contacts and ensure we are delivering on expectations.
If you enjoy working in a fast paced and ever changing work environment, then apply now.
In return we are offering a competitive salary, free parking, onsite Café and a number of other enviable staff benefits.