Food Service Manager – Full-time, maternity cover

University of Cambridge

Full-time, maternity cover

Salary £27,396 pa, rising to £27,980 from 1 August 2023

Newnham College seeks an experienced, self-motivated Food Service Manager to oversee the front of house team in the Catering Department at the College. One of 3 similar Managers, working a busy shift system, this post is temporary for up to a year, to cover maternity leave. Flexibility regarding working hours is important to this role, although no Sunday working is required. This post would suit a smart, reliable individual with good customer service skills and some experience of over-seeing front of house staff and casuals.

The busy, professional catering operation at the College provides a full dining and buttery service from Monday to Saturday to staff, fellows, students and visitors and also caters for a wide range of functions and events, such as garden parties, conferences and weddings.

This is a full-time post working an average of 37.5 hours per week and the annual salary is paid at point 32 on the University’s single salary spine, which currently equates to £27,396 per annum, rising to £27,980 from 1 August 2023. As well as the opportunity to grow and develop on a professional level the College also offers a range of employee benefits including 33 days a year holiday, (inclusive of bank holidays), free lunches and parking when available, use of the College gym (when its open) and the post is pensionable under the College’s attractive contributory pension scheme with a current employer contribution rate of 21.6%.

How to apply

An application form and job description with person specification are available below. To apply, please send a completed application form including an outline of your suitability for the post by e-mail to [email protected] .

· Job Description

· Application Form

· Equal Opportunities Form

Please also submit a completed Equal Opportunities form, following the instructions of where to send it, on the form.

The closing date for completed applications is noon on Monday 31 July 2023 with interviews being held later the same week or early the following week.

Newnham College is an equal opportunities employer.

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