General Manager

General Manager, Real Ale Pub with food, £28,000-£32,000, live in available, great tips Package on offer, Hertfordshire

At Select Hospitality Cambridge I am recruiting on behalf of one of our most successful clients in the area, for a General Manager to take control of their newest busines venture in the Hertfordshire area. This role would be perfect for an experienced industry professional with a big personality and a strong background in working with real ale led businesses

The busienss is predominatley a village wet led real ale pub serving food, the ideal candidate will have a strong background in wet led sales and essentially a strong understanding of real ales and cellar organisation.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing 1.6 million operation and become a key representative within a leading Hospitality Group.

The Venue is already attracting rave reviews and becoming something of a destination outlet for real ale and excellent service.

Salary and Benefits:
– Starting package up to £32,000 P/A
– The opportunity to join an award winning Hospitality Group which is continuously expanding
– Plenty of potential to grow and progress your career even further
– Opportunity to network and increase your professional profile
– Live in available
– Full split of generous tronc

Key Role Responsibilities:
– Manage and control your bar team with ‘hands on’ approach
– Running a busy real ale bar and food service to a very high standard
– Designing, creating and producing on trend drinks
– Full management of cellar to ensure “Cask Marque” standards
– Train all staff, motivate them and complete reviews/ appraisals if required
– Create a fantastic and relaxed customer service, and ensure all is being done to achieve this
– Oversee all areas of the business and handle any issues or problems required
– Open and lock up the business regularly as and when required
– Oversee all recruitment for the business, ensuring company standards and procedures are met and finding stand out candidates
– Addressing and solving problems
– Communicating with all staff and management to maintain a smoother service
– Be a professional and strong role model within the team, and representing the company in the best possible way
– Market the company and organise various successful events
– Network and grow the venues reputation
– Drive KPI’s within the bar team and always work towards achieving targets

Desirable Skills:
– Previous management experience within a real ale business
– Proven track record in achieving and meeting successful targets and figures
– Passionate and enthusiastic about the Hospitality Industry, and being successful
– A love for real ale
– Ability to lead, train and build a strong a successful team
– Previous KPI experience within a business
– Fantastic customer service, at all times
– A large personality, who can connect with all types of people and build strong relationships
– Easy going and a great team player, able to get a long with everyone in the team as well as manage them
– Knowledge and experience in marketing, promotion and running events
– Personal License Qualification
– Own transport and driving license

Desirable Characteristics:
– Passionate, people person
– Hard working and driven
– Motivated and enthusiastic within the workplace
– Big team player
– Professional and presentable
– Strong business head & reliable
– Passionate, people person

To apply for this position, please submit your CV via this website. For further information please contact Jonathan Taylor on 01223 324744 at our Cambridge office.

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Job Summary

Job Title General Manager
Location Hertfordshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £32k
Last Updated 06/07/2018
Reference SF41138
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