Deputy General Manager – Flagship New Opening

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 will include a state-of-the-art kitchen being built from scratch and will be the biggest site in the portfolio.

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

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 a 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 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-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 Talents 2020 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. 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.

The benefit:

The opportunity is with Global Talent 2020 long established, highly respected Scottish operator. They have strong plans for additional growth in 2023. They offer an excellent base salary package, generous tronc structure (approx £600-£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 – Flagship New Opening
Role Type
Full Time
Job Reference
BDJ 027
Date Job Posted
Closing Date
Salary  £35K + £8-10K TRONC

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