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Back of House Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Sodexo Live! have a fantastic opportunity for a talented  experienced BOH Manager to work at Bateaux London and deliver a world class guest experience. Bateaux London offers guests the chance to experience the vibrance, majesty and unmatched views of our incredible city from a gloriously different perspective. 

At Sodexo Live! we bring people together, we create exceptional moments and lasting memories. We are a unique community of people mobilized to create live experiences that are unforgettable.

We are looking for a hardworking and dedicated individual to join us and lead the back of house (BOH) function, you will ensure the cleanliness of all kitchen facilities and storage are maintained, that all of the BOH team are working safely, and in line with organisational policy.

You will have previous experience within a similar role and will be a confident communicator, able to interface at all levels.  

This is a fantastic opportunity for a pro-active individual looking to further develop your career, offering exposure to large scale events and the wider Sodexo business.  

When you join Sodexo Live! you truly belong, you will have the opportunity to thrive with career and learning opportunities available across the organisation - we cant wait for you to join us!

Role Responsibility

  • Support the Head Chef to deliver the smooth and effective running of all BOH areas.
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of pantry, storeroom, and non-cooking kitchen workers as well as maintenance of premises and equipment.
  • Carrying out inspections of areas, including but not limited to, kitchens, workrooms, storerooms and equipment for cleanliness and order.
  • Organise training, rotas, and employment for the cleaning team.
  • Ensure that people are trained accordingly.
  • Operationally support any functions and activities preparing room and equipment for Front of House and Back of House.
  • Understand and demonstrate the vision of Bateaux London business

The Ideal Candidate

  • Demonstrable experience in a high-volume environment – major events or banqueting operation
  • A competent communicator and ability to present to colleagues and peers
  • An intermediate level Food Hygiene qualification
  • Evidence of being organised and possess excellent planning skills
  • Proven ability to manage and lead a small team of casual KPs and cleaners


Package Description

£30,000pa-34,000pa (pro rata) + excellent benefits 

Location: Bateaux London, Embankment Pier  

Fixed term contract until 31.08.22

Work Pattern – 40 hrs pw Monday to Friday with flexibility to include some weekends 

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more! 

We're all about building a workplace for the future, we believe in equal opportunities, and we celebrate diversity. We’re an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be natural, and be the best versions of themselves. We recognise that we’re on a journey with regards to diversity and inclusion and would therefore welcome applications for candidates from underrepresented backgrounds.

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.

Sodexo’s connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge (Circles); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design (Wx); employee engagement and recognition services (Sodexo Engage) and personal home services through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.

Vital Spaces is Sodexo’s value proposition that puts people at the heart of everything we do, bringing together services and solutions and focusing on the productivity and wellbeing of people wherever they are.

Sodexo is committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process


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