General Manager - Willington Derbyshire

Job Ref: GM1105
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 11 May 2018
  • Willington, Derbyshire, East Midlands, England
  • £35,000 - £45,000 per Annum
  • Nikita Adkin
  • 01332 405100

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General Manager

Reference: GM1105

Job title: General Manager

Location: Derbyshire - Willington

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 plus achievable bonuses up to 20%

The role:

Are you an experience General Manager/Deputy Manager looking for your next challenge? Have you previously worked within a busy Gastro pub environment? Or simply feel that you belong in a different setting? Our client is located within the beautiful Village of Willington, It is an award winning Gastro pub which included a 200 cover restaurant, private function room, extensive outside areas, plus 7 boutique letting rooms.

Our client works with locally sourced fresh produce food every day, with an extremely talented front and back of house team, this particular brand is made up of carefully selected establishments around Derbyshire, designed to offer a fantastic dining experience in rustic yet modern settings.

The perfect Candidate will be of an exceptional standard of appearance, a professional welcoming host and an excellent motivator, capable of leading a service for fully booked sitting, manage a brigade of staff, and enforce our 5* health and safety standards. This role is very hands on, as you will need to provide training for your staff, have great product knowledge and an excellent eye for detail, taking overall responsibility for all front of house operations. You will be working alongside the Managing Director and head chef to help move the business forward.

The ideal candidate will need to have flexibility in regards to your shift times, it is a full time position offering a contract of 48 hours per week, with the provision that it may be more hours due to the requirements and needs of the business, it is on a rota basis.

Due to the location the ideal candidate will need to have a full driving licence.

Key information

  • Permanent contract
  • Flag ship site, acting head office for other establishments
  • 50/50 split on food and drink
  • You will work a 48 hour week around the needs of the business.
  • You will be required to work overtime when necessary
  • Adhere to Health & Safety Laws
  • Working with fresh food and produce.
  • You will be interviewing with Blue Arrow.


  • Monthly Paid salary
  • Free on-site parking
  • Training
  • ACHIEVABLE BONUS STRUCTURE up to 20% (depending on starting salary)
  • Career progression
  • Shared ownership
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Independent company, fast expanding
  • health insurance
  • Perk - box

Key responsibilities & accountability's include:

  • Customer Service -to maintain and improve the highest levels of service in all areas of the customer experience
  • Recruitment/Training - to ensure training and monitoring of performance of a team of managers and front of house staff
  • Financial understanding - awareness of budget, target and actual figures, sales/gross profit and wage %. Assist in forecasting business, anticipating fluctuations and taking appropriate actions
  • Operational standards -to adhere to and maintain agreed operational standards, effectively use checklists etc to monitor standards
  • Decision making - prioritise own and others jobs and tasks, rationalise and assess information and situations, formulate plans of action/implement and follow through
  • Business Development Assist to develop effective marketing and promotions, review effectiveness and coordinate

Skills required: 

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Highly motivated
  • A real passion for hospitality
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Wiling to go the extra mile
  • Takes pride in the accuracy of their work
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Personal license holder (desirable)
  • Full driving license due to location
  • At least 2/3 YEARS experience in management within restaurants and Gastro Pubs (ESSENTIAL)
  • Able to work under pressure and remain calm

If you are looking for your next challenge, or looking to progress with an amazing up and coming restaurant, CLICK APPLY TODAY! 

Blue Arrow
08/06/2018 09:00:00
GBP 35000 35000.