Area Operations Manager Area Operations Manager

You’ll be the manager of numerous sites in one particular area – you’ll ensure continuity between the sites and bring collected data back to head office

Job Summary

  • Be responsible for the operational aspects
  • Ensure the business runs smoothly, sales and costs are on target, and problems dealt with promptly
  • Handle menu developments and work with suppliers to find new products
  • Ensure that every stage of preparation and service follows the company's procedures for preventing cross contamination, temperature control and the maximum time for displaying food for sale
  • Recruit restaurant managers and their deputies, and regularly appraise their performance

Skills required

  • People management skills
  • Problem solving
  • Contract management
  • Project management
  • Financial and budge management
  • Negotiating and sales experience

Qualifications and Training

Having a decent set of qualifications will help you progress quickly along this career path; hospitality and business qualifications at College and Degree level may be expected from employers

Salary Expectations

An Area Operations Manager can earn between £25,000 and £50,000 a year.

Salary rates vary depending upon your experience, as well as the company. These figures are only intended as a guide.*

The bonus bits…

You’ll be managing numerous sites

You’ll have the opportunity to spearhead some major projects and play a role in changing the face of your company

* Figures from caterer.com December 2015