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Culinary Admin Manager

  1. Full Time
  2. Hammersmith
  3. Management and Support
  4. Permanent
VAC- 35567

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Culinary Admin Manager to join this passionate, supporting and dynamic Restaurants & Kitchens team, all within our iconic Knightsbridge store.
We are bringing on board some of the highest profile partners in restaurants and aspire to create a world class dining destination know not only for its food, but its service.

About the Role

The Culinary Admin Manager will play a crucial role in optimizing our operational efficiency by managing and controlling costs associated with food and beverage inventory, stock, waste and margin. You’ll create recommendations on how we achieve our financial targets along with constantly reviewing ways of working with a vision to improve as required to achieve long lasting impact that will support the business objectives. 

In this role, you’ll be responsible for establishing and maintaining accurate inventory records, and implementing effective system management of cost of food, gross profit and shrinkage across Restaurants & Kitchens. You’ll be accountable for the output of the Culinary Admin team ensuring the team structure supports existing and future business requirements. You’ll build successful relationships with your team and key stakeholders across the directorate and business to achieve positive results.

About You

You’ll be a valuable team leader with a strong track record in a similar role, ideally from a high people volume business, whether this be in a hospitality or retail environment. You’ll possess a deep understanding of the food and beverage industry and a strong analytical mindset. You are enthusiastic about driving cost control initiatives and reporting on the financial performance for the restaurants and culinary division. 

Ideally, you’ll have experience using SAP and QADEX or a similar system. You’ll have great time-management skills and a strong customer focus when dealing with both internal and external parties. You’ll have exceptional communicational and interpersonal skills as you will be interacting with other business areas in your day to day. You’ll have good analytical skills and with excellent attention to detail. Having solid PC skills is a must, being particularly proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.

About Us

Harrods is one of the world’s leading luxury department stores and we’re becoming a destination for top designers, and the most sought-after brands from around the globe. Our combined mission is to make visiting our iconic Knightsbridge store one of the world’s most inspiring shopping experiences.

Our Promise to You

Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business. 

In return for your hard work as a Culinary Admin Manager, we will offer you: 

  • Competitive salary package.
  • Sociable working hours – Monday to Friday shifts (Please note that some overtime and weekend working may be required during peak times).
  • Hybrid working (Between our Hammersmith office and home).
  • Access to our subsidised staff canteen.
  • Supportive HR and Training Opportunities.
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays and birthday off.
  • Up to 33% Harrods discount.

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

While our job adverts outline the ideal qualities, skills, and prior experience for the role, we believe in the potential for growth and value individual strengths. If you do not meet every desired criteria but feel you have the skills and experience to thrive in this role as well as a genuine interest in working for Harrods and you can demonstrate an alignment with our values, we would encourage you to apply.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods 

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