Deputy Head of Food & Beverage

Job No: NIC456
Location: Nottingham

Deputy Head of Food & Beverage

What We Will Offer You

Circa £36,000 per annum

Permanent, Full Time Contract

40 Hours Per Week

Time in Lieu

33 Days Holiday per annum (including Bank Holidays)

Numerous Training Opportunities

Perks (Parking Levy, Local Business Discounts, 25% off F&B Onsite & 15% Off Ice Locker)

 

Who Are We

We are the Motorpoint Arena & National Ice Centre, Nottingham. The largest entertainment venue in the East Midlands with a crowd capacity of 10,000. Showcasing the biggest names in music, comedy, entertainment, and sport, we host over 100 events and welcome 800,000+ visitors through our doors each year. Home to the Nottingham Panthers Ice Hockey Team, where they play 30+ home league & cups games each season.

 

What We Do

Here at the Motorpoint Arena & National Ice Centre, our people and those around us are at the heart of what we do and how we behave. Our passion is for our venue to be lived and breathed by everyone; whether they’re attending a concert, cheering on their favourite sports team or visiting us each day as their place of work.

 

Our Food & Beverage team offer an outstanding service across numerous and dynamic areas. Ranging from the 20+ bars and themed outlets to the 44 hospitality suites, hospitality bars & Spotlight restaurant. Outside of the events, we have 2 cafes and a sport & music bar that cater for the day-to-day visitors. We also have numerous conferences across our range of facilities. Away from our bread & butter, we specialise in outdoor Food & Beverage, where we have supported festivals & bespoke events all over the country.

 

What You Will Be Doing

  • Support the Head of Food & Beverage in the planning, delivery & execution of all F&B operations
  • Deputise in the absence of the Head of Food & Beverage
  • To assist in actively promoting sales growth, profitability, and guest service, through innovation, analysis and attention to detail
  • Ensure day to day & event operations are delivered to within budget
  • To promote a positive Health & Safety culture within the F & B team in accordance with company, local authority & national guidelines through training & auditing
  • Coach, mentor & develop the F&B team
  • Ensure Licencing & Challenge 21 are followed across all areas
  • Form and develop new and existing commercial partnerships
  • Financial & sales reporting
  • Effectively lead in commercial & building projects
  • Margin management with keeping wastage to a sensible level
  • Collaboratively work and partner with numerous Arena departments
  • Actively be involved in recruitment, appraisal, disciplinary processes
  • Be confident in communicating with all levels internally & externally
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Head of Food & Beverage

 

What Are We Looking For?

Person Specification

  • Dynamic
  • Can switch between a proactive & reactive approach
  • The ability to prioritise tasks
  • An effective leader
  • A genuine believer in people
  • Someone who can identify improvements
  • A passion for success
  • Approach tasks with gumption
  • Guest focused mentality
  • The desire to grow & develop

 

Skills & Qualifications

  • Food Safety
  • Health & Safety
  • Proven track record in management in a similar environment
  • Sound knowledge of budgets, margins & reporting
  • Strong organisational & planning skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good IT skills

 

By working together and having the determination and drive to succeed, we can ensure we deliver outstanding service and create everlasting memories for everyone we reach. If you have the determination to develop and be the best you can possibly be, as well as tackle task with integrity and innovation, we’re the right workplace for you.

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At the Nottingham Ice Centre Ltd, our people and those around us are at the heart of what we do and how we behave. Our passion is for our venues to be lived and breathed by everyone; whether they’re attending a concert, cheering on their favourite sports team or visiting us each day as their place of work.

By working together and having the determination and drive to succeed, we can ensure we deliver outstanding service and create everlasting memories for everyone we reach. If you have the determination to develop and be the best you can possibly be, as well as tackle tasks with integrity and innovation, we’re the right workplace for you.