Deputy General Manager

Job Description

The opportunity:

Global Talent 2020 is 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 Deputy General Manager to join their rapidly expanding company at a unique venue in Prestwick on the West Coast of Scotland, just 30 miles from the vibrant hustle and bustle of Glasgow. The company has been in the Sunday Times Top 100 to work for 5 years running and has a track record of developing its managers through its training academy and is passionate about internal development.

This venue split into two with one being a local favorite, serving fresh tank beer, comfort food, live music, and sports events in a comfortable laid-back atmosphere.

The other is an all-day café and restaurant open from 9 am that offers a fresh and warm take on modern dining, with inspiration from around the world, there is a real chance for the ideal candidate to flex their creative and managerial muscles.

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 £400-£600 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 031
Date Job Posted
Closing Date
Salary £32K – £35K + £6-8K TRONC

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