Catering and Hospitality Group Manager

Wesley Health, Conferences & Education

  • full-time position
  • based in Carlingford NSW
  • generous salary packaging available + vehicle

About us

Wesley Community Services Limited, a company limited by guarantee is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

About the program

At Wesley Catering, we love food and we love people. 

Wesley Catering provides a wide range of catering solutions for internal and external customers. Our work is diverse, servicing large government contracts, corporate events, pre-packaged meals and restaurant services in retirement villages. 

Our catering and hospitality clients are spread across NSW, however the majority of our work is in Greater Sydney.

About the role

This is a complex role requiring a proven leader who understands the importance of “culture in the kitchen”. The successful applicant will be a qualified Chef who has exceptional leadership skills, outstanding culinary skills and a passion to work with vulnerable people. They will feel equally comfortable presenting their food to leaders of industry and to vulnerable clients. They will inspire, encourage, empower and excite their teams. 

The role is responsible for the development and delivery of all Wesley Catering services, staff recruitment & development, roster management, compliance, customer service and financial performance.

The role is also responsible to provide approved student placements for Wesley Training, matching students with suitable staff, assessing students’ workplace competency and develop a positive workplace culture which prepares students to work in hospitality.

Essential criteria

  • trade qualification with previous experience in a similar role, including a firm understanding of HACCP & food safety regulation
  • proven management experience in the Catering and Hospitality industry with experience in business development
  • high-level communication skills and networking skills that translate into engaging stakeholder groups to achieve operational objectives 
  • demonstrable skills in people leadership, process and financial management
  • knowledge, motivation and commitment to the achievement of business targets and continuous improvement principles.
  • thorough attention to detail
  • demonstrated ability to manage a multi-site, multi-disciplined team
  • excellent written and verbal skills, public speaking and presentation capabilities
  • outstanding interpersonal skills; flexible, patient and ability to relate well to all levels of society with which the organisation interacts
  • proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office.

Desirable skills/knowledge

  • not-for-profit or cause-related management experience
  • an appreciation of the challenges involved in managing a diverse workforce within a not-for-profit environment.

Closing date

Monday 23 May 2022, 5pm.

Apply now

Please submit a copy of your CV/resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria. To submit an application, please contact:

Stephanie Lockton

Email: stephanie.lockton@wesleymission.org.au

Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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