General Manager

Job Description

The opportunity:

Global Talent 2020 proudly works with our exciting Scottish Restaurant, Bars and hotel clients for their well-established venue in St Andrews. It seeks a General Manager to help drive their operation and lead their boutique multi-faceted venue.

The group operate 20+ sites across the entirety of Scotland and has a great reputation for running independently styled, high-volume outlets with fresh food, strong procedures in place and great service.

They are looking for a driven F&B-orientated manager to join their highly reputable and bustling venue right in the heart of St Andrews. The venue is extremely unique, with the bar and restaurant being part of a larger boutique hotel.

Experience with bedrooms is an advantage, and our client would consider people from a hotel background however the bulk of the revenue comes from the bar and restaurant operations.

Event experience is a big advantage as the venue runs very popular wine-pairing evenings.

Community engagement is a must, this person must know St Andrews and its unique market. There are opportunities to get involved in the local community and think outside the four walls of the venue.

The benefits:

The opportunity is with Global Talent 2020 a long-established, highly respected Scottish operator. They have strong plans for additional growth in 2024 and 2025. They offer an excellent base salary package, generous tronc structure, first class company benefits in a premier refurbished venue, with huge career growth opportunities.

  • They offer an excellent base salary package.
  • Generous tronc structure (approx £4,000-£5,000 annually)
  • Bonus package based on performance.
  • Staff discounts range from 25% to 50% on all venues.
  • X2 Death in Service.
  • Employee Assistant Programme.
  • Extra annual leave days are gathered through service.

The role:

Global Talent 2020’s client will require the General Manager to launch and drive the business, recruiting, training, and managing the large diverse team across the site. You will be responsible for ensuring the management team has all the tools to deliver a high standard of service and operations. This well-appointed food and drink concept will require a proven volume F&B-led 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 General Manager applicant already managing a high-volume site looking for a change of scene.

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

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Job Overview

Job Title
General Manager
Role Type
Full Time
St Andrews
Job Reference
BDJ 061
Date Job Posted
Closing Date
Salary £38-40K + £4-5K TRONC

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