Contract catering general manager

27 April 2005
Contract catering general manager

Contract caterers provide food for companies and other establishments such as schools and hospitals. General managers will be based at the client company's office.

What does this job involve?

  • Managing all aspects of the contract
  • Managing staff, including recruiting and training
  • Budgeting
  • Providing catering for special events

What skills and attributes do I need?

  • Communication skills
  • Organisation skills
  • People-management skills
  • Finance skills
  • The ability to make decisions confidently and use initiative to solve problems will be essential, as each unit acts on a stand-alone basis in most day-to-day operations.
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