Deputy General Manager

Job Description

The opportunity:

Global Talent 2020 are proudly working with one of Edinburgh’s most established and successful operators. They are looking for a driven, charismatic, and energetic Deputy General Manager to join their operation at one of the best boutique hotels in the city center. The venue is a well-established and reputable spot, with a newly refurbished restaurant and bar area that is popular all day, and evening and is a late-night destination with a wide-ranging clientele looking to have fun and party as they host a range of birthdays and celebrations.

The role:

Global Talent 2020’s client will require the Deputy General Manager to support the business in leading the large diverse team across the site. You will be responsible for assisting General Manager in managing all front and back-of-house personnel and operations. 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, especially with a P&L, cellar management, stock ordering processes, and expenditure controls.

You will manage the staff across all areas as required through your management team. 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 popular client.

The role requires a creative and ideas-driven mind to drive the revenue at the site and recognize the full potential of the venue. A sound understanding of how to drive top-line revenue is a must. The revenue is a mix of food and wet, so someone with great all-around knowledge and understanding of driving food and drinks service and quality is a must.

This is a challenging site with many different factions to the operations, so someone who can step back and manage multiple areas of the business through effective delegation is a necessity.

The person:

Our client at Global Talent 2020, is looking for a positive approach type leader, with a focused, well-organized 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 leading by example in an operation at all times. Quality understanding of all areas of a volume bar and restaurant operations are key skill sets required by Global Talent 2020’s client 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. A sound understanding of P&L and costs is also highly desired, and this role would ideally suit a current Deputy General Manager or a General Manager applicant, looking to step up into a larger venue, with added diverse responsibilities.

The benefit:

The opportunity is with Global Talent 2020 long established, highly respected Scottish operator. They offer an Excellent base salary package, generous tronc structure (approx. £400 – £800 monthly), first-class company benefits in a premier refurbished venue, with huge career growth opportunities.

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

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Job Overview

Job Title
Deputy General Manager
Role Type
Full Time
Job Reference
BDJ 029
Date Job Posted
Closing Date
Salary  £37K + £7K TRONC

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