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Catering Consultant
  • Location: Leamington Spa
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Salary: 22,000-25,000 Annually
  • Closing Date: 02-02-2018

Due to continued growth, we require a consultant to run our industrial catering desk. Lime Recruit specialises purely in the supply of temp & perm hospitality & catering staff to high profile venues. The business has three divisions; hospitality temp desk, chef desk and perm desk enabling us to provide a complete recruitment solution to our clients. This role is focused solely on contract and industrial catering and will report in to our senior chef consultant.

The role:

  • Managing high volumes of staff
  • Screening & recruiting a strong bank of cooks, catering assistants, kitchen porters and house keepers
  • Organising logistics; ensuring the correct quota of staff with the correct skill set arrive at work punctually and in the correct attire
  • Account management: consistently going the extra mile to ensure client expectations are exceeded
  • Build relationships with clients such as staff restaurants, schools and nursing homes
  • Focus on sales and business development
  • To deliver KPIs which will include financial targets
  • Excellent earning potential; transparent and realistic commission structure
  • Work across both temp and perm
  • Working hours: Monday-Friday, 07:00-16:00

The successful candidate:

  • Experience & understanding of the catering industry, specifically contract and industrial catering
  • Confident within an office environment
  • Sales – focussed. While the successful candidate will be joining a warm desk, they will be expected to grow the desk through contacting new clients and building upon existing relationships
  • Strong time management skills; able to prioritise multiple deadlines and constantly changing demands. We are looking for applicants that can work logically with pace
  • Calm under pressure
  • Well-presented and confident in front of existing & prospective clients
  • First-rate organisational skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Competent with all aspects of Microsoft office. Applicants must be IT-savvy!
  • A dynamic approach with a can-do attitude: this is a very busy position that requires a candidate who can consistently operate at a high tempo
  • Applicants must hold a full, clean driving license

Company Features & Benefits
Lime Recruit has developed very quickly over the past three years to a team of 14 dedicated consultants working solely in the catering & hospitality sector. This marks a great opportunity for a candidate who is serious about their career to join a fun, vibrant and rapidly growing business.

  • 22-days holiday + bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Performance-related private healthcare
  • Perkbox account
  • Ongoing training and development

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