£60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus
12 months ago
General Manager - London
New opening - Premium hospitality & entertainment venue
Salary up to £75,000 DOE + bonus
Our client is a premium hospitality operator with an international presence, with a portfolio of activity-focused venues each complimented by a premium food and beverage offering. This is an exciting and innovative company with ambitious growth plans who are looking for General Manager for their new high-end bingo and restaurant concept in the centre of London.
The successful General Manager will be heavily involved in the pre-opening project, taking the site through from build stage to launch and being responsible for ongoing strategic and operational development. Future plans include a further roll out of the concept to other locations, so we are looking for an experienced operator who has the potential to take on a multi-site or operations role in the future.
The ideal candidate will have proven experience of new openings, great project management skills, and a real eye for commercial opportunity and market potential. We are looking for a General Manager within a high volume, premium food-led environment and a track record of delivering strong sales. You will need to be motivated, enthusiastic and have a real passion for exceptional customer service in addition to the ability to train and develop a large team and build corporate relationships.
Key responsibilities of the General Manager:
- Financial planning, forecasting and budgeting for the venue
- Being accountable for all aspects of financial control including cash, achieving gross food margin, stock control, waste, controllable costs and payroll targets
- Working closely with the Operations Director, Commercial Manager and Head of Events on strategies to increase events business and bookings
- Overseeing every stage of the customer journey to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction are delivered
- Managing stock process, ensuring the team follow the correct purchasing and stock procedures including stock takes, line checks, wastage reports and loss investigations
- Recruiting, training and developing an engaged and motivated team and conducting regular staff appraisals
- Managing the team to ensure they follow brand standards, food hygiene and H&S processes
- Spending time in the venue during key service periods in order to review the capability of the team providing feedback, training, mentoring and coaching as required
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced General Manager with a background in premium, multi-department hospitality operations to join a unique and innovative company, with the potential to develop as the company grows. If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for, please apply with a copy of your CV and cover letter.
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