Once again, Buckingham Palace has a job vacancy. This time, it is for an Assistant Staff Restaurant Manager.
The lucky candidate will receive £23,000 per year which will include benefits and a 15% employer contribution pension scheme.
The advertisement describes the job and setting this way: “At the heart of the working day, the staff catering team provides the vital sustenance that keeps every employee going.
“Over 600 people pass through the canteen during a busy lunchtime, and a breakfast and dinner service is also provided to a small number of live-in employees.
“The team also manages a café, serving hot and cold food and drinks throughout the day, and supplies refreshments for meeting rooms.
“In this fast-paced and varied role, you’ll supervise and train our passionate and dedicated team to ensure everyone receives a friendly and efficient service. And by encouraging new ideas, you’ll look to continuously improve our offering.
“A seven-day-a-week operation, you’ll support the Manager day-to-day; organising rosters, managing stock control and responding to customer feedback. And you’ll ensure a first-class and welcoming environment that complies with Hygiene Regulations.
“And whether you’re based in Buckingham Palace or, when required, travelling to another royal residence, you’ll be passionate about providing exceptional service every day.
“This is your opportunity to develop your supervisory skills and deliver the exceptional.”
The job prerequisites were listed as: “With previous supervisory experience within the hospitality industry, you’re committed to ensuring the highest standards of customer service, and know how to achieve it.
“You’re a natural team player, happy to get involved, use initiative and work with your colleagues to achieve a smooth daily service.
“However it’s your management capability that makes you stand out, and you’ll be passionate about developing and motivating those around you.”
Do you have what it takes? Apply on the Royal Family’s website. The closing date is 14 May. Good luck!