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Assistant Catering Manager

Aliases: Catering Sales Manager

Industry/Sector(s): Tourism and Hospitality


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks an Assistant Catering Manager is expected to perform include:

  • Managing the supplies of the facility​​
  • Managing finances and finance related administrative work of the facility 
  • Running the canteen, kiosks and other specialised food outlet unit 
  • Maintaining the inventory for uninterrupted service delivery​
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • ​It is mostly a​ field job
  • Need to handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs may be available
  • Work from home option not available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week for 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system is not​​ available​
  • Overtime may not be involved​
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?​
This may vary from organization to organization
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Preferably, 12th pass
  • Certified training for Assistant Catering Manager (programme aligned to THC/Q5901 released by Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council)​

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • ​​Ability to procure and manage supplies 
  • Proficient in managing the inventory of supplies 
  • Well-versed with managing day-to-day finances of the facility along with finance related administrative work 
  • Knowledge of how to recruit and train the staff 
  • Ability to maintain the quality of operations in the facility 
  • Knowledge of English and one local or foreign language 
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Decision-making skills
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
​Schools and colleges across India
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

​For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 
http://www.thehotelschool.com/catering-course.ht​ml
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 3
Assistant → Floor Manager ​ Assistant Catering Manager → Catering Manager/In-Charge 
The progression is indicative
EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • For new entrants - Rs 10,000 to Rs 12,000 per month
These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1
Some organizations hire new entrants too​
PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4
  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Banquets
KEYWORDS 
  • Catering Supervisor
  • ​Catering Manager
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20151412.0301Assistant Catering Manager
ISCO 20081412Restaurant Managers 
NIC 200856101; 56102
Restaurants without bars; Cafeterias, fast-food restaurants and other food preparation in market stalls
QP ReferenceTHC/Q5901
Assistant Catering Manager​
NSQFLevel 6Not available 
REFERENCES 
1http://www.nsdcindia.org/sites/default/files/files/Assistant-Catering-Manager.pdf​
2http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in/page.php?s=reg&t=def&p=list_jobsNew​
3http://dget.nic.in/upload/uploadfiles/files/publication/Des-Div-1.pdf
4http://www.quikr.com/jobs/need-staff-with-catering-and-hotel-management-skills-chennai-W0QQAdIdZ285328169
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