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Front of House & Hospitality Supervisor

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

Job Introduction

As a Front of House & Hospitality Supervisor at Sodexo in our prestigious Edinburgh Academy Senior School, you will be responsible for overseeing all service aspects of our catering operations and will need to be an excellent leader who can motivate a team in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment. You will require excellent communication and organisational skills, as well as strong attention to detail. We place our students at the heart of everything we do, and our leadership teams strive to deliver 5-star service for our students, staff, and guests. Join Sodexo and be part of something greater. You belong on a team where you can act with purpose and thrive in your own way.

What you’ll do: 

  • Ensure completion of all requested or contracted tasks while keeping your team motivated to complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Oversee all areas of the kitchen/catering department, ensuring areas are kept clean and hygienic.
  • Oversee the ordering of stock and consumables while keeping up-to-date accounts and supporting the higher management with end-of-month reporting.
  • Lead by example, encouraging your team to remain motivated and ensuring they are providing a great level of service, all while understanding Sodexo's core values and implementing them into their daily work routine.
  • Be a champion of health and safety practices; e.g., if you spot a near miss, report it, keeping you and your colleagues safe!
  • Frequent feedback sessions with your team are necessary to ensure they are confident and happy in their roles.

What you bring: 

  • Positive outlook and ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect 
  • Computer literacy and administration skills
  • A willingness to learn
  • Experience managing a catering department with a proven ability to create and implement new ideas 
  • Advanced Food Hygiene Certificate (preferable)
  • Experience managing and leading a team and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to inspire others through your leadership to support and motivate them to reach their full potential. 
  • Experience relating to purchasing, stock controls, and menu planning 
  • Strong communication, organisation, time-management, and people-management skills 

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; you’ll act with purpose and have an impact through your everyday actions; and you’ll be able to thrive in your own way. In addition, we also offer a range of resources, rewards, and benefits for our colleagues and their families.

  • Unlimited access to an online platform offering mental health and wellbeing support.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to help with everyday issues or larger problems where you may need additional support, including legal and financial advice, support with work-related issues, or personal issues such as bereavement.
  • Access to a free health and wellbeing app that provides rewards for maintaining a healthy lifestyle includes access to a 24-hour virtual GP and various other services.
  • The Sodexo Discounts Scheme, offering great deals 24/7 (also open to friends and family), and/or the prepayment cashback card.
  • Money insights and financial benefits via the Salary Finance Platform.
  • Save for your future by becoming a member of the Sodexo Retirement Plan.
  • A death-in-service benefit for colleagues who pass away while employed by Sodexo
  • Opportunities to enable colleagues to grow and succeed throughout their career at Sodexo include a variety of learning and development tools.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme to help colleagues do their bit for the environment while keeping fit.
  • Volunteering opportunities enable all colleagues to help support worthwhile causes in our communities.
  • Flexible and dynamic work environment 
  • Competitive compensation 
  • Full training and a full protective uniform are supplied. 

Are you ready to be part of something greater? Apply today! 

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (UK) and/or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland).

*Sodexo reserves the right to close this advertisement early if we are in receipt of a high number of applications.

Package Description

Front of House & Hospitality Supervisor

  • £13.60 per hour
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Monday to Friday  - 7:00am till 3:00pm(some weekend or evening working will be required due to the needs of the business) 
  • Free onsite parking 

About the Company

About Sodexo 

At Sodexo, our purpose is to create a better every day for everyone to build a better life for all. As the global leader in services that improve the Quality of Life, 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.

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