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General Manager

Job Title: General Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxford
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 641612
Job Published: July 15, 2019 12:09

Job Description

We are delighted to announce that we are due to open Oxford North Beefeater in November and we are looking for a General Manager to take the reins of this brand new restaurant. 
To maximise the potential of this opportunity we are looking for a driven and motivated manager with the tenacity to succeed. As a General Manager of a new site opening you will be able to highlight your ability to make an immediate impact- utilising your commercial awareness to build a customer base whilst coaching and supporting your team through the pre-opening process. 
So if you are an experienced operator who will approach this exciting challenge with a calm and knowledgeable manner then we would love to hear from you!

Offering more than just a great career opportunity that starts with the very best induction training, there’s a salary of up to £44K, great discounts and benefits as well as the chance to earn 50% of annual salary in bonus.

Reporting to the Regional Operations Manager, our General Managers play a pivotal part in the success of the business. It’s all about creating a winning team and delivering the best service to our guests.

It takes a great team to deliver a best in class restaurant experience, so you’ll…

Be responsible for recruiting, onboarding and inducting any new team members.
Inspire, develop and lead your management and team members, ensuring great retention.
Maximise revenue opportunities through analysing sales figures and effective forecasting.
Effectively manage all controllable costs and site P&L.
Support the Regional Operations Manager in delivering long term business goals.
Drive individual high performance through regular one to ones.
Have an eye for detail and thrive in a high volume, fast paced environment.
Show passion for the brand and ensure your team are equally as knowledgeable and confident around delivering the values
Ensure all health and safety measures are met to the highest standard.
Demonstrate a clear passion for achieving high guest measures.
We want you to be the best and so we will give you the tools to manage your labour and cost margins. It’s then up to you to show what you’ve got when it comes to driving sales and revenue and proactively using guest feedback to maximise opportunities.

We’re an innovative business so you’ll also champion change and implement this with the team.

Ideally, you’ll come from a high-volume, guest facing leadership role with an understanding of delivering in a branded operation.

If you want to be part of a dynamic management team and our vision, develop yourself in a market leading company and have the skills, personality and passion to create moments that matter for our teams and guests then apply now!

Whitbread is an inclusive employer, strongly believing that everyone is unique and there should be no limits to ambition. We welcome your application whatever your background or situation. We are open to flexible working and, where possible, will try to support this.

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07 Jun 2019

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