WMSP Food & Beverage Deputy Manager...

Hours: 37.5 hrs over five days

Salary: from £19,000 to £20,000

Description: West Midland Safari Park has an exciting opportunity for the role of Food & Beverage Deputy Manager. This varied position will require an enthusiastic and dynamic approach, assisting with the management of a large and diverse team to achieve both excellent customer service and profitability. The role will require the successful candidate to support the effective daily operations of 16 catering units, varying from semi-waiter style themed restaurants, to fast service food courts and refreshment kiosks.

The role will assist the Food & Beverage Manager to achieve key performance indicators (KPI's) in line with pre-set department targets and budgets, assisting with recruitment and staffing costs across the seasonal calendar. In addition, the successful candidate will help to accurately monitor stock, ensure compliance with food safety regulations and maintain high standards of service and product quality.

About you

We are looking for a highly organised individual, who is confident, motivated and approachable. You will have a proven track record of leadership experience and qualities within the Food & Beverage sector, demonstrating your ability to delegate and support team members to successfully achieve set objectives. You will thrive in a fast-paced environment, working efficiently under the pressures of challenging priorities and deadlines.

You will need to be flexible in your approach to working outside of standard business hours, including working weekends, bank holidays and some evenings. Previous employment in the leisure industry may also be advantageous.

As well as benefiting from working in a unique and beautiful setting, you’ll also receive a range of additional perks to employment including:

• 29 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
• Annual pass which gives you and your family and friends free admission and theme park ride wristbands
• WMSP reward scheme membership
• Discount in our retail and catering outlets
• Free onsite parking

About us

West Midland Safari Park is home to some of the world’s most beautiful and critically endangered species, with a four-mile safari drive-through, walk-through Discovery Trail, African Village and Lemur Woods exhibiting hundreds of exotic animal species with close encounters opportunities galore. The 200-acre site includes a wide range of catering and retail outlets, and a large amusement area with over 25 rides and attractions providing the ideal venue for family days out.

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