General Manager (Chef background) Multi Unit Site

Location
Coventry
Salary
Up to £28,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted
09 Aug 2018
Closes
06 Sep 2018
Ref
compass/TP/396461/43630/AD
Contact
Ms Ava Drzazgowski
Job Function
General Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced General Manager to join the Catering team at one of our busy units in Coventry.

For the right General Manager, we are offering a highly competitive salary & benefits, a supportive management system, a trained and enthusiastic team and the opportunity to work for a company that embraces new ideas and a training and development culture. Along with fantastic training and development machines to help you progress your career with Compass.

This unit client a prestigious company with 1500 people on site, we provide services for the restaurants, hospitality and elite fine dining. We need someone with the passion to take the unit to the next level by improving service, sales and people performance.

Package description
  • Up to £28,000 dependent on experience
  • Free Parking
  • Meals on duty
  • The opportunity of joining the Compass pension and share scheme
  • Up to 10% discount in various high street stores as well as travel etc. 
Main responsibilities

As the General Manager, you will lead and manage a motivated, trained team of 8 with the appropriate skills to deliver a profitable store and ensure all budget targets and KPI’s are not just achieved but exceeded. Ambitious and commercially aware, with the presence and personality to influence the day to day business, you'll maximise the performance of your team. Leading by example and setting high standards, you'll enhance sales and provide our customers with great service.

You will manage 3 units over a medium sized site for blue and white collar workers. You will need to lead the retail of the site, raise standards, & raise hospitality profit. This is quite a hands-on role so a Chef background is required to be able to support the kitchens when needed. It is a great opportunity for a passionate Chef manager to take a step up into General Management,

Ideal candidate
  • Previous Chef experience
  • Multi-unit experience is desired
  • Retail and commercial skills are a must
  • Financial awareness to complete weekly business returns and full accountability for P&L
  • Motivated to deliver consistently high standards of food and service quality
  • Friendly and approachable, with the management skills to develop and manage a team
  • A 'can-do' attitude
  • Computer literate
About the company

Eurest Services, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is the market leader in the provision of food and support services to business and industry providing nearly 1500 organisations, including 80 of the FTSE 100, with staff restaurants, delis, cafe bars and shops. The business also provides the full spectrum of soft and hard Facilities Management services, from technical support, building maintenance and supply logistics to hotel services, transport, pest control and communications.

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