Food Service Manager Our client is the convenience retail division of a Group based in the West Midlands. Founded in 1917, they began life as a one-man counter service grocery store in Wolverhampton. Over the past century, they have grown into one of the largest privately owned companies in the UK and now employ more than 8,200 people with a turnover of £1.3 billion. With more than 5,100 employees and over 300 stores located across England and Wales, they are one of the UK?s leading convenience store operators. Putting people first is the philosophy that has resulted in them becoming the dynamic, forward-thinking success story that it is today, and it is this belief that will continue to drive the company?s growth forward in the next century. Position: Food Service Manager Location: Llanidloes, Powys, SY18 6EF Job Type: Full Time, Permanent Hours: 39 hours per week Salary: circa £17,500 per annum (dependent on experience) Benefits: Company Sick Pay, Additional Holidays, Company Pension Scheme, Life Cover, Staff Discount, Long Service Awards, Cycle to Work Scheme, Employee Volunteering opportunities. Closing date: April 20, 2018 About the role: As the Food Service Manager you will maximise sales and profit of the fresh food operation by managing the continuous improvement of the department and its staff, control of range, costs and leakage and provision of friendly, efficient service to customers, colleagues and visitors. Responsibilities: - Deliver customer service in line with Sparkling Service standards - Contribute ideas for driving the department and it?s team forward - Monitoring competitor activity and propose / deliver appropriate responses - Develop a motivated and empowered team through a positive management style - Staff recruitment, planning and training - Use relevant processes and policies to control the security of people, stock and cash - Ensure compliance with relevant legislation and health and food safety responsibilities as defined in the induction and period training - Manage and control department costs in accordance with agreed budgets - Adherence to cash and stock control policies, ensuring and assisting others to do the same - May be required to work evenings and weekends About you: - Basic food hygiene or higher, must have or be prepared undertake this qualification - NVQ level 2-3 in food safety, retail skills, customer care (or similar) is desirable. - An understanding of budgets & targets and the ability to work to deliver and improve them - Knowledge of health and food safety and legislative responsibilities of a fresh food operation and the skill to manage those responsibilities - Previous experience in a customer facing role and at a supervisory / managerial level is desirable - Previous experience in preparing hot and cold foods in a retail or catering environment (or similar) is desirable - Flexible approach to working hours You may have experience of the following: Restaurant Manager, Food Retail, Supervisor, Team Leader, Food Production, Assistant Manager, People Management, Restaurant, Retail Fresh Food Manager etc. This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK?s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.