Operations Manager (Catering) at Sunrose Consulting Limited

Sunrose Consulting Limited – Our client, a foremost and reputable catering organization, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Operations Manager

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reporting to: the Managing Director

Job Details

  • Our client is a foremost and reputable catering organization located in Lagos and with extensive operations across Nigeria.
  • Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be responsible for all food production including that used for restaurants, banquet functions and other outlets.
  • You will develop menus, food purchase specifications and recipes.
  • You will supervise staff, develop and monitor the food and labor budget for the department.
  • You will maintain the highest professional food quality and sanitation standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the food and beverage provision for functions and events
  • Plan menus in consultation with chefs
  • Train permanent and casual staff
  • Organise, lead and motivate the catering team
  • Plan staff shifts and rotas
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are strictly observed
  • Monitor the quality of the product and service provided
  • Maintain stock levels and order new supplies as required
  • Interact with clients
  • Liaise with suppliers and clients
  • Assist in negotiations with clients, assess their requirements and ensure they’re satisfied with the service delivered (in contract catering)
  • Ensure compliance with all fire, licensing and employment regulations
  • Maximize sales and meet profit and financial expectations


  • Directly supervise the cooking of items that require skilful preparation.
  • Evaluate food products to assure those quality standards are consistently attained.
  • Interact with all supervisors to assure that food production consistently exceeds the expectations of customers and clients.
  • Assists in maintaining a high level of service principles in accordance with established standards.
  • Evaluate purchases are of quality and price are consistently met.
  • Establish and maintains a regular cleaning and maintenance schedule for all kitchen areas and equipment.
  • Ensure all staff is trained and professional development opportunities arise for all kitchen staff.
  • Ensure that representatives from the kitchen attend service lineups and meetings.
  • Support safe work habits and a safe working environment at all times.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

Skills, Knowledge, Education, and Experience

  • Must have worked within the Food and Beverage sector continuously
  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university; or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Good Administrative Skills
  • Basic IT and numerical Skills
  • Excellent problem-solving Skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Highly Disciplined
  • Minimum of 5 years’ management experience in a similar position.

Application Closing Date
19th July, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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