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Freelance Operations Manager vacancy in Buckinghamshire (036ww)


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Location: Buckinghamshire
Region: London and South East
Salary: Competitive Day Rate
Vacancy type: Permanent
Sectors: Admin, General, Management
Placed by: Ex-Mil Recruitment
Freelance Operations Manager Location Buckinghamshire – Salary Competitive (Day Rate) 036ww

Our Client provides a unique and immersive outdoor dining experiences for groups as well as private and corporate diners in a hidden 90-acre woodland estate within easy commuting distance of London, inspired by the wild ingredients that grow around them and they use locally sourced & sustainable seasonal produce to create each dish, often foraged from the land around them, and cook these on an open fire in the middle of a stunning woodland glade in front of our guests.

Our Client is looking for a Freelance Operations Manager to join their growing Outdoor Creative Team
• As Operations Manager your remit will be to manage each of our feasts and the team who run them from start to finish, ensuring that each person who visits our woodland has an unforgettable and unique experience.
• You will manage the rest of the team to ensure they are each carrying out the individual roles they have been assigned and use your initiative to ensure everything runs smoothly.
• You will be the main point of contact for both guests and staff. You will assist our chefs on the day of each event to ensure they are properly equipped to carry out their role and help co-ordinate staff and guest arrivals ensuring all paths are kept clear at all times.
• You will take account of all inventory and sundries twice a month and notify our administrative team when we require additional items so these can be purchased.
• You will take note of guest dietaries before each meal and ensure that our chefs and serving staff are notified in advance.
• You will uphold strict hygiene standards and ensure that food safety is adhered to at all times and keep a log of our food handbook.
• You will also be responsible for managing ongoing maintenance.
• From time to time there will be additional catering opportunities outside our woodland. You will be required to manage these.
• This is a freelance role requiring a minimum commitment of 12 hours a week. You will be required to work 1 day most weekends from April onwards and two additional weekdays in our woodland each month.
• This role is therefore ideally suited to an individual with an existing part time or freelance position.
• There is plenty of scope to grow into the role as the company continues to grow.
Core Responsibilities
• To manage the setup of our hidden woodland alongside other members of the team placing key emphasis on design/
• Welcome guest arrivals providing welcome drinks & canapes/ Ensure guests are served during the meal ensuring you have a full understanding of each dish and all of the dietary requirements/
• Support and assist chefs as and when required/ Use your initiative to reach out to guests & act as an ambassador for the company. and be a credit to the company at all times/
• Keep track of inventory and notify HQ of any new stock required.
Desired Qualities and Skills
• A self-starter/ Previous restaurant, military or festival background/
• An eye for creativity and imaginative ideas/ High level of attention to detail/ Interest in bush craft & cooking over fire
• First Aid Trained, Level
• 2+ HACCP,
• UK Driving Licence Bonus are all a bonus

For more information, please contact Warren Wright, at Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd on 0333 202 6500 ext 1or Email: [email protected] or via the website www.ex-mil.co.uk

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