Delivery Assistant

The Standard, London opened in July 2019 and has boldly propelled The Standard brand onto the international stage. Situated on Euston Road across from the gothic grandeur of St Pancras Station, the hotel is set to become a new cultural crossroad for London and a gateway to Europe. The hotel playfully respects the building's history while creating new expansive spaces for the neighbourhood to play from our bars, restaurants, lounges and event spaces throughout the building.

The Standard, London has 266 rooms in 42 unique styles ranging from Cosy Core rooms to terraced suites with outdoor bathtubs overlooking St Pancras station. The lobby lounge, with a carefully curated library pays homage to the building’s original use, with a Sounds studio hosting weekly live music and talks. Executive Chef Adam Rawson’s street facing bar, Double Standard, offers lunch, happy-hour and casual drinking and dining, while his garden restaurant, Isla, features a seasonally-driven, coastal inspired menu. Board the street level, exterior red lift directly to the 10th-floor to Decimo where Chef Peter Sanchez-Iglesias’ showcases his live fire cooking and the building’s 360-degree views of London.

Your role

As a Delivery Assistant at The Standard, London, you will become part of a specialised purchasing team that provides a dedicated procurement service for the hotel and our collection of our F&B outlets which include high-volume all-day dining, late night lounge, busy cocktail bar and grill, garden and roof terraces, plus our exclusive destination restaurant, Decimo, on our top floor.

You will work closely both the purchasing and back of house managers and be responsible for coordinating orders, receiving delivers and distributing goods on behalf of our departmental teams to ensure that par stock levels are maintained across the business. With a meticulous eye for detail you never miss a thing, ensuring that par stock levels are maintained within the general store and that deliveries are inspected, meet standards and that all food safety controls are managed. You will play a pivotal role in the monthly stocktake and management of our inventory; that is far from anything but Standard!

Most importantly you will adopt a flexible and hands-on approach with superior communication and negotiation skills to manage a host of supplier relationships on behalf of the business. So it goes without saying that you will need to be highly social, upbeat and friendly; confident and can handle pressure well; thrive in a high volume, high energy environment and can manage relationships both suppliers and your colleagues with ease.

Do you have what it takes to be a Delivery Assistant at the Standard?

While we take every detail of design and guest experience seriously, we do not take ourselves too seriously. ‘Standard People’ are at the heart of our brand; vivid, dynamic and engaging. You’ll intrinsically understand the unique microcosm and the context of our venues and city you represent.

While prior experience as a Delivery Assistant will always be useful, all are welcome at The Standard so your background may be less conventional; you will have an uncompromised and natural flair for negotiating a deal and be able to build genuine relationships with our suppliers. In addition to this you will also need….

  • A proven track record in a similar Purchasing, Stores, Goods Receiving or Distribution role, ideally gained in a similar ‘Lifestyle’ multi-site restaurant or multi-outlet hotel sector
  • An exceptional knowledge or Food & Drink products combined with a good understanding of stock control procedures
  • A minimum of Food Safety Level 2 with a good understanding of HACCP and maintaining temperature control checks
  • To be highly motivated and pro-active; act with professionalism and positivity in all interactions
  • Exceptional administration and organisation skills with great attention to detail combined with a natural ability and passion for Purchasing

We are defined by our richness of personality and diversity of background and lifestyle so if you think you have what it takes to be our Stores & Goods Receiving Assistant, we’d love to hear from you.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates.

Benefits Include

  • Meals on duty
  • Uniform Provided
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Rates across all Standard properties
  • F&B Discounts
  • Recruitment Referral Bonus up to £600
  • Tuition Aid Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan & regular social activities

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