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Catering & Rental Officer

Are you looking for a challenging and versatile job in which you are responsible for events, lunches, drinks and catering at X? Do you have hospitality 'in your blood', do you have experience as a manager and do you see it as a challenge to proactively come up with and implement new things? Then you might be our new Catering & Rental Officer!

Job description

As Catering & Rental Officer, you are responsible for the acceptance, processing and execution of requests for reservations and events. You are also co-responsible for the bar shifts and the course of events. You manage student employees and solve possible problems adequately. You ensure that the business operations run smoothly and the guests of X feel comfortable.

During bar shifts, you ensure the correct stock at the start of the shift, pay attention to the correct distribution of work during the shift and you are responsible for the cash register. During office shifts, you take on reservations and requests and make sure that the customer's wishes and expectations are met. You are also responsible for the coordination of events, lunches and receptions.

You work alternating shifts within a timeframe of 7:00 - 1:30 a.m., depending on events and busyness, on weekdays and weekends. You will work with a fixed recurring schedule as much as possible.

You will become part of a dynamic and international work environment with motivated and enthusiastic students and colleagues.

The primary aim of X TU Delft (X) is to stimulate and facilitate the personal development of students and their connection with the academic community at TU Delft. This means that X is a place is a place on campus where you can develop in areas that are not always part of the academic curriculum, but invaluable none the less. X focuses on the needs of young people.

The three pillars of Products, Systems and Communication together make X's offer possible, in which some 15,000 students and staff members participate each year. Themes that underpin X’s programming are lifestyle, reflection, sports, games, arts and crafts. Thanks to the help of students (organisations), teachers and trainers, X is able to provide an attractive programme of courses, ticket hours, events and projects. In addition, students can initiate their own programming and/or activities and can make free use of facilities such as a student kitchen and student living room.

Staff members of X are characterised by their strong ambition to contribute to and participate in the personal development of people in general and students in particular. They are also committed to their own personal development and they have a strong capacity to learn.

Catering, Rental & Retail
The team Catering, Rental & Retail is responsible for the daily offer of commercial products in catering and rental. This means the development and realisation of the offer of Cafe X, the Concept Store and Freetown (free student zone), catering on campus and rental of our location. The team consist of 10 permanent employees and has a flexpoule of 30 (student) employees.

  • You have affinity with students.
  • You have at least 3 years of relevant hospitality or banqueting experience and at least 1 year of experience as a manager.
  • You have relevant hospitality diplomas, social hygiene, secondary school hotel education or an equivalent of this.
  • You have a good command of the Dutch and/or English language, both spoken and written.
  • You have knowledge of and experience with Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience with Delcom and SharePoint is a plus.
  • You have a commercial attitude with an affinity for sales and after sales conversations.
  • You are entrepreneurial, enthusiastic and have hospitality in your blood.
  • You are a good planner, effortlessly identify bottlenecks and have excellent problem-solving skills.
  • You find it challenging to proactively brainstorm about and implement new things. In doing so, you focus on the quality of the service of X.
Conditions of employment
  • Duration of contract is 1 year.
  • A job of 30-40 hours per week.
  • A salary based on scale 7 of the CAO for Dutch Universities with a minimum of € 2.367,- and a maximum of € 3.196,- gross per month, plus 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • An excellent pension scheme via the ABP.
  • The possibility to compile an individual employment package every year.
  • Discount with health insurers.
  • Flexible working week.
  • Every year, 232 leave hours (at 38 hours). You can also sell or buy additional leave hours via the individual choice budget.
  • Plenty of opportunities for education, training and courses.
  • Partially paid parental leave
  • Attention for working healthy and energetically with the vitality program.
  • X considers it important that you are able to develop yourself as well as possible and that you are fit to carry out your work. We support this by offering an X subscription.
TU Delft (Delft University of Technology)

Delft University of Technology is built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation to address challenges in the areas of energy, climate, mobility, health and digital society. For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers, both in business and in a social context. At TU Delft we embrace diversity and aim to be as inclusive as possible (see our Code of Conduct). Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale.

Challenge. Change. Impact!

University Corporate Office - Education & Student Affairs

Education & Student Affairs (ESA) provides educational support by taking care of education and student administration, coordinating education policy, supporting and supervising Dutch and international students and PhD candidates, providing training in teaching and other areas, giving educational advice and support and organising sport & culture activities. ESA is made up of the departments Education Service Centre, Academic Services, Extension School and X. ESA employs around 250 staff. ESA is known within the TU Delft for the high-quality service it provides and has a pro-active and solution-oriented culture.

Additional information

For more information about this vacancy, please contact Reinier Boekee, Catering Supervisor, e-mail: r.boekee@tudelft.nl, phone: 06-48261805.

For more information about the application procedure, please contact Sylvia Koene, HR Operations Coordinator, e-mail: s.m.koene@tudelft.nl, phone: 06-49870738.

Application procedure

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply no later than 28 November 2021 via the application button and upload your motivation and CV.

  • A pre-employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.
30 - 40
fulltime, parttime
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