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CV, HM Forces trained Catering Manager looking worldwide

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Serial No: 7970

List top 5 skills: catering manager, chef, head chef, military background, security
Short Bio:

A Proactive and versatile Catering Manager experienced in the overall production of a multinational facility. Experience of working in remote and arduous locations including Iraq, Afghanistan and Balkans. A forward thinking and dependable manager, adept to facilitating, planning and managing to achieve successful outcomes. Is highly motivated and works well as a team or individually. Experienced in multi tasking to achieve optimum results. Skilled communicator committed to the principles of customer care.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:



RELEVANT QUALIFICATIONS SKILLS

• NVQ Catering and Hospitality level 3

• Intermediate Food Hygiene Award

• Numeracy and Literacy Level 2

• First Aid Trained

• Production supervisors course

• IOSH

• Team motivator and mentor, proficient in managing career development of 20 staff

• Experience in the setting up of contracts for stock supply, equipment and staff

• The Implementation of COSHH and HACCAP within the workplace including continuous training and development

• Excellent customer relations including dealing effectively with complaints and queries

• Proactive decision maker with a methodical approach

• Proficient in IT skills

• Works well under pressure and can multi task to reach deadlines

CAREER HISTORY 

HM Forces, Royal Logistics Corps 1997 – Present

Logistics Manager

 Responsible for the day to day running of a multinational dual contract facility within the military including building infrastructure, equipment care and supply, Procurement and management of £275,000 Stock, Account holding and auditing, Promoting and advertising

 Managing both military and commercial staff including roster writing, Appraisals and reports, mentoring and feedback, welfare and further career and personal development

 Working alongside and assisting in the training/continuous training of all Health and Safety within the work place including presentations, Fire safety, COSHH, Manual handling, First aid

 Organising various team building/bonding events for all personnel to build confidence and team camaraderie

Catering Manager

 Established the set up of a Catering Facility for 500+ personnel whilst on operational tour of duty, including assisting in the employment and the subsequent training of staff. Using improvised equipment and limited re-supplies. Forged new contracts with distribution specialists thus creating an excellent field kitchen facility under challenging conditions and environment

 Revised a new 4 week menu cycle for the catering department, Re-sourcing new commodity prices and re-inventing individual dishes thus gaining an average of 5% increase of profit margin without compromising quality

 Set in place new methods of ways to collate and record consumer feedback and customer satisfaction

 Forward thinking chef both with bulk catering and fine dining experience

 Experience of working with different cultures internationally

Security Plus Ltd

Vault Custodian

• Responsible for the collection, storage, and distribution of Cash and Valuables within a national company

• Managing the setting up of contracts and risk assessments for the customer

• Managing fleet of 30+ vehicles and drivers including organizing their daily duties, welfare and safety

ACHIEVEMENTS

 Managing numerous high profile catering functions/events for high profile personalities including HM Queen Elizabeth II and various parliamentary members, Managing a team of 15 staff in all areas resulting in being commended by senior officers

 Organised and competed in a charity Catterick Garrison cricket match for the “help for heroes” fund. Arranging catering facilities and local sponsors to promote the event which in turn raised over £1000.00

QUALIFICATIONS

SIA CVIT License 2013

1,2,3 star St John’s first aid award 2000

Military Proficiency Course 2000

Full Cat C license held 2000

EDUCATION

8 x GCSE including Math’s, English and Science 1996