Cafe Manager

Job Description

The opportunity:

Global Talent 2020 are proudly working with one of Scotland’s award-winning, fastest-growing restaurant and bar operators. They are looking for a driven F&B-orientated restaurant and bar Café Manager to join their rapidly expanding company at one of their biggest and best venues.

The company has been in the Sunday Times Top 100 for many years has a track record of developing its managers through its training academy and is passionate about internal development.

The venue is a powerhouse within the portfolio and is a very high-volume site, especially over summer with the addition of a stunning outside area with glorious views across the water.

This individual will oversee running the outside restaurant which includes its kitchen and bar.

The schedule offers an amazing work/life balance with 6 pm finishes most weeks and 8 pm finishes over the peak summer months. The venue also hosts one-off pop-up events where you may be required to finish around 10/11 pm but only as and when these are scheduled.

The menu offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner with freshly caught seafood and a mix of classic Scottish and British cuisine accompanied by independently created cocktails and a range of craft beer.

The benefits:

The opportunity is with Global Talent 2020 long established, highly respected Scottish operator. They have strong plans for additional growth for the remainder of 2024.

  • They offer an excellent base salary package.
  • Generous tronc structure (approx £8,000-£10,000 annually)
  • Annual wellbeing day – every venue closed for an entire day.
  • Discounted Gym Memberships.
  • Mental Health First Aiders in every site.
  • Financial support packages are available.
  • Instant Access to your Pay 24/7.
  • Discounted food and drink in any venue in the portfolio.
  • Sunday Times Top 100 Company.
  • Flexible working 4 days a week where applicable.

The role:

Global Talent 2020’s client will require the Café Managers to support the business in helping to manage the diverse team across whatever site they start working at. You will be responsible for assisting the rest of the management team to deliver a high standard of service and operations. This well-appointed food and drink concept will require a proven volume-led Cafe Manager candidate with sound hands-on operational experience with wet/dry services. You will need to be very customer-facing and lead by empowering your team and creating a memorable customer journey. You must possess an eye for detail and have sound commercial nous, cellar management, stock ordering processes and expenditure controls.

You will manage the staff across all areas as required. Great understanding of health & safety, training, and development of others, as well as possessing first-class communication skills are prerequisites for this diverse and fast-paced role with our ambitious growing client.

The person:

Our client at Global Talent 2020, is looking for a positive and resilient individual, with a focused, well-organised mind. Who possesses an approachable manner and is driven commercially.

This is a multi-tasking, challenging role, in an amazingly presented environment, so it will need someone used to always leading by example in an operation. Quality understanding of all areas of a volume bar and restaurant operations are key skill sets required by Global Talents 2020 clients for this opportunity.

Our client requires the ideal candidate to possess quality people engagement skills, with a “right-first-time” approach with customers, and colleagues alike. This role would ideally suit current Café Manager applicants, looking to step up into a larger venue or a change of scene, with added diverse responsibilities.

The role may also be suitable for a Restaurant Manager or General Manager candidate who is looking for a better work/life balance and move away from late nights.

Interested? Get in touch, apply today and then let’s talk…

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Job Overview

Job Title
Cafe Manager
Role Type
Full Time
South Queensferry
Job Reference
BDJ 058
Date Job Posted
Closing Date
Salary £31,200 + £8-10K TRONC

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