Retail Shift Leader

Job Title: Retail Shift Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Colchester
Salary: £8.54 - £8.54
Start Date: 2019-05-24 00:00:00
Reference: SDX/TP/383497/45849
Contact Name: Oliver Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 24, 2019 15:41

Job Description

Are you an experienced Catering professional who enjoys the leadership and the administration side of management?  Fancy not working unsocial hours all the time, even at Christmas?

A great opportunity to join the hospitality and catering team at Merville Barracks where you can contribute to providing our service personnel with the high quality facilities and services they deserve.

We have been working with the Ministry of Defence since 1986 and provide a wide range of services to support British servicemen and women serving in the United Kingdom and overseas

Our catering, retail and leisure facilities have been developed to combine high street style restaurants, cafés, bars, shops and leisure services

Package description

Full training provided on the job, free full uniform provided, access to a world class employee discount scheme.

Main responsibilities

Main responsibilities include the following but not limited to:

  • ensuring our high customer service is upheld and delivered to all of our customers
  • in charge of a small team of retail/food service assistants
  • cash handling, banking, ordering stock, stock take, admin duties etc
  • ensuring food preparation, cleanliness & due diligence paperwork is adhered to and completed 
  • adhering to company policies and reporting to your line manager
  • acting up for/ in the absence of a supervisor/ line manager.
Ideal candidate

The ideal candidate should have the following skills :

  • proven track record in managing a small team
  • cash handling experience
  • good time keeping
  • working knowledge of Microsoft office / computer literate
  • outgoing/ friendly
  • customer focused
About the company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the 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