Manager in Training Program - New Grad Development - Food Service Leadership
Compass Group Canada
Kitchener, ON
Job Description

Position Starts: October 7, 2019

If you aspire to be a leader in the Food Service Industry this is the right opportunity for you.

We are looking for the best and brightest new grads to add to our culturally diverse organization through unique ideas, talents and enthusiasm! The “Manager in Training Program” is a permanent opportunity offered to recent College and University graduates (within the last 2 years) in Food Service/Nutrition Management, Hospitality and Tourism, Business or related program.

Your Journey will kick off with one week of orientation starting beginning of October and followed by 4 3 month rotations through different Compass units/sectors for a total of 12 months and a final 6 months in unit.

The objective is to have all MIT graduates hired into full time leadership position in Food Service by a sector post completion of the 18 month program.

Will allow you to learn every aspect of the business and offer you an accelerated career path to a leadership position
Receive hands-on training and mentorship from our leaders
Gain quality work experience with unique learning and development opportunities such as financial accountability, purchasing, HR responsibilities, client relationships, presentation skills and much more
Gain exposure to Senior/Executive leadership through a variety of networking events
You’ll receive ongoing support and will build a network with other New Grads sharing similar experiences
You’ll gain invaluable skills and experiences and be provided with regular feedback
You will get to work on unique projects and be recognized for your accomplishments


You are a recent Graduate (within last 2 years) from a post-secondary institution in Food Service/Nutrition Management, Hospitality and Tourism, Business, or related program and you have:

a passion for the Food Services Industry and are a “foodie”
the willingness and desire to lead people and be accountable for the performance of a business unit
strong problem-solving skills, ability to determine root cause of complex issues and arrive at sound business solutions
demonstrated Leadership qualities and skills
a “Can Do” Attitude and continuous learning mindset
flexible and would be willing to potentially relocate for the right opportunity
excellent customer service skills.
exceptional communicator and team player. Solid interpersonal and relationship skills in order to work effectively with business leaders and partners.
excellent administrative and organizational skills and an ability to prioritize effectively

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