Deputy General Manager

Job Description

The opportunity:

Global Talent 2020 are proudly working with our exciting rapidly growing Restaurant and Bars client for their brand-new flagship and landmark venue in Greenock on the west coast of Scotland in recruiting for an experienced Deputy General Manager to lead and join their ambitious front-of-house operations. This venue includes a state-of-the-art kitchen being built from scratch and is the biggest site in the 20-venue strong portfolio.

The restaurant is an addition to a well-established brand within the portfolio and focuses on fresh quality seafood caught locally. It’s extremely popular with locals and tourists alike attracting visitors from the culturally vibrant city of Glasgow. It has a 200-cover modern and trendy-styled restaurant inside and an exterior dining area that proves very popular over the summer.

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 2023 and 2024.

  • They offer an excellent base salary package.
  • Generous tronc structure (approx £8,000-£10,000pa).
  • On the 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 Deputy General Manager to support the business in helping to manage the large diverse team across the site. You will be responsible for assisting the rest of the management team to deliver the high standard of service and operations. This well-appointed food and drink concept will require a proven volume F&B led Deputy General 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 pre-requisites 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 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 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 a current Deputy General Manager applicant looking for a change of scene, or an ambitious Assistant Manager ready for a step up in their career.

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 027
Date Job Posted
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