Catering Manager Remote Site, Oil, Gas, Mining, Military with highly experience Hotel and Restaurant Back Ground


Last Updated: 30th July 2020 (over 2 years ago)

Address
Switzerland

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
HNC/HND/City & Guilds

Languages
English

Summary

With extensive experience in food service management, quality control, event management, recipe development, menu design, and employee supervision, I am eager to explore this opportunity with you.

A few highlights of my strong qualifications include the following:
Recognised by top management, appointed as catering manager to steer development programme and trained and mentored local staff regarding food and site management.
Built collaborative rapport and direct point of contact with all customers through all stages from initial contact, proposal negotiations, and finalised booking of catering and event.
Directed holistic operational functions, including but not limited to staff management, hire and train new members, management, supervision, scheduling and development of large service staff.

Education

Aberdeen Technical
706 -1, 706-2 City And Guilds

   Aug 1983
— May 1985

Catering Chef Papers, on a 2 years Day Release Training Program, while in Full Time Employment in Kitchen,

Aberdeen Technical
705 City and Guilds

   Aug 1982
— May 1983

General Hotel Operations Back Ground,

Experience

Search Uk
Catering Chef

   Oct 2019
— Current

Worked as relief in catering field, Exhibition Centre, Golf Course, Private Company Canteens, Private Hospital Care,
Currently furloughed due to current situation

AdenService
Technical Site Advisor

   Dec 2018
— Current

Newcrest Gosowong Gold Mine, Indonesia. December 2018 currently
Transferred and Employed as International Advisor for Training of Remote Site Management, General Set Up of Management with in an International Multinational work force. Catering, Warehousing was main area of Management but also the Whole Remote Site Facility Management that was involved in Such Remote Site Contract. The forecasted Plan is that a Diverse cross Training Management for International Client. Pack Meals Service 4 Daily Meals up to 1500 per Meal, Two Dining Facilities 3 Daily Meal, Bar Service, Mini Mart, Full Housekeeping and Laundry Service.

AdenService
Site Manager

   Aug 2018
— Nov 2018

Company transfer to a Refinery Camp Operation in Vietnam, this will be part of demob program for AdenHas Company. Food Service Operation and General Housekeeping Contract For a JGCS Consortium Project, Multi Culture Clients

AdenService
Catering Manager

   Oct 2017
— Aug 2018

Employed on the European Union Embassy with Rapid Aden service. As part of the opening team in the MIA Mogadishu. Operation is full service with 2 Dining Facilities. Staffs are recruited from Kenya, where on-going training and management takes place. Different functions and events take place which is part of the routine and the work force of an Embassy Compound.

Taqa Oil, Dovre Group Recruitment
Catering Manager

   Sep 2014
— Sep 2017

Employed as Catering Manager contract with Dovre Group, main objective of position was to train local staff to a management level to replace our position as Expats, most of the training required was that of food and site management, this operation has taken place and the local nationals took over the management of operation from end of 2017.
Other part of position was that of welfare of the expat employee, many different forms of evening entertainment for the Expats employed for Taqa Oil Kurdistan.

Cis International / NewRest Company
Catering Manager Site Chef

   Sep 2012
— Aug 2014

Employed as Consultant in the position of Site Manager managing the Catering, Beverage and Commissaries with in the Operation, for International Staff based onsite at the Ambatovy Nickel Plant in Madagascar. On-going training material requires updating. The Operation changed from Cost Plus to Newrest Cost staff Management and training was required to balance Operational Costs. The site Houses around 250 people with Housekeeping and Laundry Services.

Reniassance Services, Oman
Catering Site Manager

   Aug 2004
— Aug 2012

Renaissance Services SAOG is an Omani multinational holding company listed on the Muscat Securities Market with a primary focus on providing safe, efficient and quality services to the Oil & Gas industry and Contract Services in support of military operations in harsh, remote or beleaguered environments.

Food Services, Catering Site Manager assigned to the Contract Services in Iraq and Afghanistan. Operation was based in the Baghdad International Green Zone, but I was also placed in Tikrit and Erbil Areas of Iraq and then assigned to Afghanistan, As a remote Manager I reported mainly to the Operation Manager in country but being remote you where on your own also. My responsibilities on these units included some of the following:

• Being highly organized with extensive experience with multiple outlets in large remote site operations
• Managed a multi-site operations with 4 facilities and staffing of 500 in Tikrit, Iraq
• Ensured that correct hygiene practises where followed as per US Military premed guide lines
• Followed Renaissances Services Health and Safety programs in addition to following KBR and DynCorp Safety practises
• Managed two United Nation contracts catering for 250 people on-site, which included full support and logistics management, opening and mobilizing both sites, one in Baghdad the other in Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq
• As Executive Chef producing up to 36,000 meals per day
• Running a well-organized day-to-day operation to ensure productivity and quality of products
• Monitored, controlled and maintained food costs by tracking supplier’s quality to ensure a first class product
• Catering private food service to three American Ambassadors in Baghdad for private dinners and meetings, both in the private villa and at the old American Embassy compound prior to 2006
• Catering private food service for the military and other private companies in and around Baghdad
• Assist in basic logistic work for staff mainly in and around Baghdad
• Successfully opened Dining Facility Contracts along with KBR for the new American Embassy in Baghdad
• Site managing operations in Afghanistan, multi-dining facility operation that has 5 Dining Facilities staffed by 450 employees.

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