Catering Coordinator

An amazing opportunity to join the Our Chalet team in Switzerland.

Location: Our Chalet, Switzerland
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: CHF 24,000 to CHF 25,000
Closing Date: 28 September 2020 (12 pm BST)
Contract Type: 1 year fixed contract

About us

Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting is the world’s only movement for every girl and any girl because we believe that each of them deserves to be the best they can be. Free to make what they want from the Movement, girls learn by doing, make friends and have fun. In safe, local spaces, girls develop the skills and attitudes to change themselves, their communities and our world.

The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) keeps the global Movement thriving, united and growing.

About the role

As the Catering Coordinator you will work directly to the Deputy World Centre Manager, Operations as a key part of the Operations team. The main purpose of this role is to provide a balanced menu for guests and staff, preparing meals and to cater for guests and staff with special dietary requirements. This includes taking responsibility for menu planning, food ordering, meal preparation, kitchen safety and hygiene. You will also train volunteers in food preparation and kitchen tasks, catering procedures, safe use of kitchen equipment and machinery and food hygiene. You will supervise volunteer team members assigned to catering duties.

About you

You will demonstrate excellent organisation, leadership, communication and time management skills. You will have a real appreciation of different cultures and the ability to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds. In addition you will have experience of working well as part of an international team and have patience and a positive attitude to change. Equally as important is your ability to work under pressure and to have a passion for food and nutrition.

What you can expect from us

  • 20 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Employee Assisted Programme (EAP)
  • Health insurance assistance
  • Food and Accommodation stipend/benefit

How to apply

If you are interested in this position, please download the recruitment pack and submit your cover letter & CV via the online portal.

We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.

If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our Human Resources team to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original time frame.

A note for recruitment agencies

We prefer to hire people directly and have a preferred supplier list in place. We will be in touch if we need you.

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