Area Support Manager - East Midlands

Location: East Midlands

Contract Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 30 September 2022

Salary: £35000 per annum

Specific Hours: 40

Number of Weeks: 41

Area Support Manager - East Midlands

Area Support Manager, Overseeing School Catering Operations - East Midlands

Aspens Services are an established contract catering company providing catering services to schools across the UK.

We are looking to appoint an experienced and driven Area Support Manager to oversee a specific area in and around East Midlands, overseeing catering operations for a region of Primary & Secondary school contracts. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for leading our teams in delivering an excellent food operation, meeting and exceeding the client’s expectations.

  • 40 hours per week
  • 41 weeks per year 
  • 20 days annual leave 
  • £35,000 per annum 

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Operations Manager in executing action plans
  • Attending sales presentations and upon contract gain assisting and supporting in the opening of the new contracts
  • Meeting with clients and completing action plans and reports when required
  • Training managers and their teams (where needed) in all aspects of their role.
  • Delivering exceptional customer service to your clients
  • Maintaining company systems & procedures, and legislation
  • Carrying out regular unit audits too ensure company standards are met.

Ideal Candidate


  • Completing financial reports and accounts monthly.


  • Recruitment, training, coaching, development skills.
  • Excellent people, communication, and man-management skills as you hold client meetings whilst managing their expectations.
  • Standards, systems, procedures, and process focused.
  • Good computer skills
  • Self-motivated, using own initiative, desire to learn and achieve with the ability to motivate others.

If you are committed to providing a quality service, are highly organised but flexible to meet the needs of the client, have great management skills, excellent communication skills and experience of controlling costs without compromising quality, then this will be the perfect job for you.

Aspens Services Ltd are an independent school contract catering company who are regularly on the lookout for Catering Managers, Chef Managers and Chefs. 

As a company, we are seeking candidates who have a passion for serving high quality, freshly cooked meals from locally sourced ingredients every day.

Apply now and come to work for one of the top 100 fastest growing independent companies in the UK with great career opportunities!

We expect all staff to share our commitment of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and an enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought by the company.

Check out the Aspens Services website here to find out more about how we cater within our school catering contracts.

IC: DB-FH-ASM-2141

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