Contract Officer -Catering (East Sussex)
16/01/2019 10:01
Salary-£25,215-£27,239 37hrs per week Closing Date: 27 January 2019

About the Role

The successful applicant will join the team at a time of growth, and will provide essential client management of our existing School Meals contract. The individual will also be part of the development and delivery of a new School Meals contract.

This is a fantastic opportunity and you will be a pivotal member of the Facilities Management Team and will complement our existing workforce responsible for ensuring our Catering Contractor delivers outstanding service to pupils across East Sussex.

Our team prides themselves on customer service and adhere to the highest standards of contract management. Reporting to the Senior Contract Officer your role will be to provide a comprehensive contract management service for our Catering Contract.

The role involves liaising with Headteachers, Business Managers, Pupils, Parents/Guardians, colleagues in other departments and external stakeholders and partners. Therefore attention to detail is essential with good verbal and written communication skills and multi-tasking is important in this role. You will need to be able to build rapport and develop relationships in a professional manner. We require a candidate who has sound numerical and IT skills, including Excel, Power Point, Word, and has the ability to work unsupervised. The role requires a full driving license and ability to access the whole County to ensure effective daily management of the contract.

To be shortlisted for interview you must clearly evidence:

- A good understanding of contract management.

- To demonstrate outstanding customer service and the ability to build sound relationships with customers.

- Level 3 CIEH certificate in Food Safety or able to demonstrate equivalent level.

- Excellent experience of maintaining review systems, processes and procedures to maximise service quality.

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