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Hospitality Manager

Catering Services

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £33,348 to £36,333 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Friday 16 June 2023
Reference:  EHA2453-0523

We’re here to create and harness knowledge, to deliver opportunity for everyone. 

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Hospitality Manager to join the Conference & Events team. Reporting to the Catering & Events Manager, you will be responsible for procuring and monitoring the performance of all food, beverage, disposables, light and heavy catering equipment through the efficient maintenance of control procedures for the catering department, which will have an emphasis on these being seasonal, VFM and quality ingredients. 

You will have day-to-day contact with your internal customers, examples chefs, supervisors, and catering assistants.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please contact: David Grime, Catering & Events Manager at  

About You

As Hospitality Manager, you will:

  • Have excellent organisational skills and the ability to plan ahead, demonstrate an analytical approach to problem solving, and be confident working on your own initiative.
  • Be able to monitor, lead and develop a team of people increasing individual effectiveness through leadership, motivation, communication, coaching and training.
  • Have demonstrable experience of working in a fast-moving commercial operation in a supervisory or management role, either operationally or from a procurement background.
  • Have a strong food and beverage product knowledge, drive for continuous improvement and be knowledgeable of current food and drink trends to enhance our catering offer.

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Rewards & Benefits

  • A minimum of 38 days annual leave per annum, (inclusive of bank holiday and University closure days) 
  • Discounted membership to our onsite state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities
  • Staff benefits scheme, which provides you with discounts across the high street, supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more.
  • A wide range of development programmes to enhance your career.
  • Beautiful award-winning on-campus working environment.
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme with our employer contribution of 17.8%

For more information on our rewards and benefits click here.

About Us 

At Edge Hill University we believe in the life changing opportunities knowledge can create. Since 1885, we’ve been creating access to knowledge for those who may not have had the opportunity to before. 

Today, the effect we have has a far-reaching impact, not just for those who come to study here but for those who work, invest in, and live in our local communities too. So, if you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, simply speak to our alumni, students, and award-winning staff.

Because for us education isn’t about how much you take in. It’s about what you take out into the world. 

Inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885, Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

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