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Nteractive Consulting & Events
Salary: £45,000+ depending on experience
Location: Staines Upon Thames
Type: Full Time
Posted: 3 weeks ago
  • 31 August 2022
  • Food & Beverage Specialist, Nteractive Consulting & Events

    Salary: £45,000+ depending on experience
    Location: Staines Upon Thames
    Type: Full Time
    Posted: 3 weeks ago
  • 31 August 2022

    Purpose:   

    To take responsibility for providing F&B expertise at a senior level across multiple projects throughout the year within a high-quality events or hospitality environment.

    The role will include designing memorable culinary experiences through menu and wine selection that are sensitive to both local and dietary needs and within agreed budgets; design and creation of creative F&B presentations, in collaboration with clients, to articulate the vison and culinary journey; responsible for the administrative planning and operational delivery of all aspects of the catering for assigned events.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Work closely with the Food & Beverage Director, Account Directors and other team members to understand the event objectives, the F&B requirements, client expectations and budget parameters and design creative and memorable menus and catering experiences across multiple concurrent complex projects.

    Lead and be responsible for all F&B within an assigned portfolio of projects ensuring project documentation is kept up to date and accurate, and that agreed parameters and budgets are met; be responsible for the collection of data onsite at each event for future analysis; ensure other team members take ownership of F&B tasks assigned to them as appropriate.

    Build effective relationships with clients, suppliers and venue teams to understand how to work with them in a collaborative way, to ensure all catering elements of those projects you are responsible for are well planned and run smoothly.

    Negotiate, scrutinise and manage supplier contracts to ensure value for money and consistent delivery to agreed standards and deadlines.

    Develop timely and accurate budgets to ensure effective delivery of the event, proactively manage ongoing cost, identifying issues and addressing these early with colleagues or clients, as appropriate, with the aim of delivering outstanding value for money for the client.

    Responsible for ensuring that onsite F&B operations are delivered to plan, providing direction and guidance to Nteractive and venue teams and creatively problem solving as issues arise.

    Seek to continuously improve the F&B experience through analysis of data gathered during and post show to allow trend predictions for future years and to contribute to a client improvement plan after every show.

    Ensure all legal, regulatory and health and safety requirements are met

    Empower staff and coach and mentor them as appropriate.

    Personal Competencies: 

    • Demonstrate leadership, having worked in a multifunctional team and work collaboratively with colleagues, suppliers.
    • Strong inter-personal skills to develop effective relationships with venue teams, suppliers, clients and colleagues. Ability to work collaboratively and respect the views of others
    • Highly motivated and passionate with a can-do approach to finding solutions and delivering customer service
    • Good, persuasive communicator both written and verbally
    • Highly organised with an exceptional eye for detail and delivering perfection
    • Ability to work at pace and under pressure

    Skills & Experience:

    • Experience of managing on-site teams, providing day to day guidance and support as required.
    • Significant project management skills at a senior level, environment, planning and delivering F&B catering projects to deadlines and budgets
    • A track record of delivering high quality customer focused services
    • Experience of having Managed overseas events is highly desirable
    • A passion for the world of food, wines and drinks, and nutrition
    • Strong financial and business acumen
    • Proven Excel skills at advanced level and sound ICT skills in general
    • Catering or hospitality degree or equivalent experience and WSET qualification desirable

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    Nteractive Consulting & Events
    Salary: £45,000+ depending on experience
    Location: Staines Upon Thames
    Type: Full Time
    Posted: 3 weeks ago
  • 31 August 2022
  • Salary: £45,000+ depending on experience
    Location: Staines Upon Thames
    Type: Full Time
    Posted: 3 weeks ago
  • 31 August 2022

    Food & Beverage Specialist , Nteractive Consulting & Events

    Purpose:   
    To take responsibility for providing F&B expertise at a senior level across multiple projects throughout the year within a high-quality events or hospitality environment.  
    The role will include designing memorable culinary experiences through menu and wine selection that are sensitive to both local and dietary needs and within agreed budgets; design and creation of creative F&B presentations, in collaboration with clients, to articulate the vison and culinary journey; responsible for the administrative planning and operational delivery of all aspects of the catering for assigned events.  

    Key Responsibilities:

    Work closely with the Food & Beverage Director, Account Directors and other team members to understand the event objectives, the F&B requirements, client expectations and budget parameters and design creative and memorable menus and catering experiences across multiple concurrent complex projects.  
    Lead and be responsible for all F&B within an assigned portfolio of projects ensuring project documentation is kept up to date and accurate, and that agreed parameters and budgets are met; be responsible for the collection of data onsite at each event for future analysis; ensure other team members take ownership of F&B tasks assigned to them as appropriate 
    Build effective relationships with clients, suppliers and venue teams to understand how to work with them in a collaborative way, to ensure all catering elements of those projects you are responsible for are well planned and run smoothly  
    Negotiate, scrutinise and manage supplier contracts to ensure value for money and consistent delivery to agreed standards and deadlines 
    Develop timely and accurate budgets to ensure effective delivery of the event, proactively manage ongoing cost, identifying issues and addressing these early with colleagues or clients, as appropriate, with the aim of delivering outstanding value for money for the client. 
    Responsible for ensuring that onsite F&B operations are delivered to plan, providing direction and guidance to Nteractive and venue teams and creatively problem solving as issues arise.  
    Seek to continuously improve the F&B experience through analysis of data gathered during and post show to allow trend predictions for future years and to contribute to a client improvement plan after every show.  
    Ensure all legal, regulatory and health and safety requirements are met 
    Empower staff and coach and mentor them as appropriate. 

    Personal Competencies: 

    Demonstrate leadership, having worked in a multifunctional team and work collaboratively with colleagues, suppliers. 
    Strong inter-personal skills to develop effective relationships with venue teams, suppliers, clients and colleagues. Ability to work collaboratively and respect the views of others 
    Highly motivated and passionate with a can-do approach to finding solutions and delivering customer service 
    Good, persuasive communicator both written and verbally 
    Highly organised with an exceptional eye for detail and delivering perfection 
    Ability to work at pace and under pressure 

    Skills & Experience:

    Experience of managing on-site teams, providing day to day guidance and support as required. 
    Significant project management skills at a senior level, environment, planning and delivering F&B catering projects to deadlines and budgets 
    A track record of delivering high quality customer focused services 
    Experience of having Managed overseas events is highly desirable 
    A passion for the world of food, wines and drinks, and nutrition  
    Strong financial and business acumen  
    Proven Excel skills at advanced level and sound ICT skills in general 
    Catering or hospitality degree or equivalent experience and WSET qualification desirable 

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