General Manager

Location
Farnborough
Salary
£40000 plus depending on experience
Posted
07 Aug 2017
Closes
04 Sep 2017
Ref
compass/TP/299488/33812/AS
Contact
Ms Hollie Price
Job Function
General Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We currently have an exciting opportunity for very experienced Catering General Manager to work for the largest contract catering company in the world. The ideal candidate will be managing a large site with the assistance of 19 staff in the Farnborough area. The General Manager, must have experience within contract catering, preferably within B&I and multi site.  You will have excellent people management skills, have good marketing skills, be able to increase sales and have a very hand on approach. We are seeking a strong leader that can build a good relationship with the staff and to get the best out of each individual.

Package description
  • Mon - Fri, between 7am – 3pm/4pm , 40 hours per week
  • Salary from £40k plus
  • Meals on duty
  • Uniforms supplied
  • Possibility of joining the company pension scheme
  • Up to 10% discounts in various high street stores including holidays etc
  • Opportunity to join the Compass share scheme
  • Great opportunities to progress within the largest contract catering company in the world
Main responsibilities
  • Manage a large team, this will include training, recruiting and motivating them
  • Increasing sales
  • Offering excellent customer service
  • Will be responsible for the P&L accounts
  • Managing the labour budget
  • Training and motivating your team
  • You will also assist in cooking and serving  of meals
  • Must have a very hands on management style
Ideal candidate
  • Must have multi site management experience
  • People Management
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Will be able to build good customer and client relationships
  • Passionate and results driven
  • Must be very hand on and be able to work under pressure
  • Will have excellent marketing skills
  • Experience of leading and managing a large team of people
  • Have a track record of improving sales and GP within a unit
  • Excellent financial acumen
  • IT literate
  • Strong communication skills – able to communicate at all levels
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to work to strict pressured deadlines