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Deputy General Service Manager

Job Introduction

Deputy General Service Manager

Location: Cambridge

Salary: £38,000–£45,000 & range of excellent employee benefits

Sodexo has a great opportunity for a Deputy General Service Manager to join our established team working with our clients based in Cambridge.

Joining our team at their large pharmaceutical site, you will play a pivotal role within our amenities building, leading our team to success. Your primary responsibilities will include overseeing daily operations, fostering business growth, and ensuring the overall development of both your team and the Amenities Hub. 

With a proven track record in operational leadership, you'll establish a positive, supportive, and inclusive work environment. Meeting agreed-upon specifications and performance targets, both qualitative and financial, will be crucial to your success.

Your extensive experience includes leading both kitchen and front-of-house teams, driven by a passion for exceptional service. You thrive on leading from the front and witnessing the development of your team members. 

This role is multifaceted, covering various areas such as Food & Drink, fitness, building management, housekeeping, retail and compliance. As the deputy to the general manager, you'll oversee a team of service supervisors, head chef, front of house team, stepping in when needed to ensure safe and smooth operations. 

You are a versatile operator comfortable with crafting business cases, engaging in commercial discussions, and leading a team with finesse. This presents an excellent opportunity for a seasoned leader seeking advancement in General Management.

About You 

Experience and knowledge requirement for this role: 

  • Proven experience in managing and leading large teams over an array of services – to include kitchens.
  • Industry acumen and knowledge of external hospitality and developments and innovations
  • Strong financial understanding and demonstrable budgeting management
  • Experienced in adhering to and driving company initiatives 
  • Personal innovation and passion for food and service
  • Demonstrative customer focus and service skills
  • Strong communication, and negotiation skills 
  • Experience working in a standards /compliance environment 
  • Personal innovation and passion for food service
  • Relevant craft and H&S qualifications and training

What we offer

Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it’s a chance to be part of something greater. You’ll belong in a company and team that values you for you. 

In addition, we offer:

  • Flexible and dynamic work environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • Annual bonus
  • Wide range of Employee benefits
  • Access to ongoing training and development programs
  • Countless opportunities to grow within the company

About Sodexo

At Sodexo, our purpose is to create a better every day for everyone to build a better life for all. We operate in 55 countries, serving over 100 million consumers each day through our unique combination of On-Site Food and FM Services, Benefits & Rewards Services and Personal & Home Services. 

We are committed to being an inclusive employer. We are a forces friendly employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds, and identities. 

We encourage our employees to get involved with our Employee Networks such as Pride, Sodexo Parents & Carers, Sodexo Disability, Ability network, So Together, Generations and Origins.

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.

Click here to read more about what we do to promote an inclusive culture.

Ready to be part of something greater? 

Apply today!


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