Back of House Manager

Posted 16 days ago by Sodexo
Location London Job Type Permanent
Salary Up to £26,000 Sector Executive and Management

We are looking for a highly organised manager to join the operations team based at Royal Academy of Arts. Based in one of our Central London iconic venues this role will focus on the back of house organisation and administration. You will be the key person in facilitating the smooth running of the operation, providing weekly account support to the General Manager and on-site management team.

Our heritage is built on catering and hospitality experience and fuelled by our passion for exceptional food and service. For over 40 years we have been providing bespoke catering and hospitality services for sports stadia, racecourses, visitor, attractions, historic venues, major events and premium airline lounges. Recognised across the globe for hospitality, we help create exceptional moments at extraordinary events such as Royal Ascot, Tour de France and RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

For more information on the company see Careers in Sports and Leisure


Package description

Up to £26,000 depending on experience.

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more

Main responsibilities

As Back of House Manager you will have an extremely varied role, from being involved in HR matters and site based recruitment to ordering stock, completing procurement requests to being the site ambassador for health & safety. The purpose of this role is to ensure the site runs smoothly and you will be involved in a range of activities that allow the operation to be effective, whilst driving service standards and ensuring profitability. Working across the management team you will understand business needs and foresee potential challenges. This is a role where no two days will be the same, from looking after the till system, to training staff on systems, approving invoices and ordering stock.

Ideal candidate
  • 1 year + experience in a similar role
  • Ability to work unsupervised and meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of stock rotation and control
  • Be methodical and ensure operating procedures are enforced and developed
  • Well organized and focused on service delivery
  • Self-motivated and ambitious
  • Passion for customer service
About the company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 37,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their age, disability, gender, transgender, marital or family status, race or ethnicity, religious belief of sexual orientation are welcome to and included within our business.