General Manager - Churchill War Rooms

Location
London
Salary
Up to £40,000
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
08 Feb 2019
Ref
compass/TP/409126/48545
Contact
Ms Felicity Dyson
Job Function
General Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking to recruit a passionate, motivated and experienced General Manager to join our impressive catering contract within Churchill War Rooms in London. We cater for a range of facilities including retail through to hospitality, with a focus is on high volume conference and events. If you are looking for a fast paced and challenging position within a leading employer and have the required experience - apply now!

Package description

Up to £40,000 dependant on experience

Mostly Monday to Friday with some flexibility required

Lots of opportunity to progress and develop!

Main responsibilities
  • Overseeing a prestigious and spectacular venue with all retail and C&E requirements
  • Managing the day to day operation with a hands on approach 
  • Reviewing standards and processes and improving where required
  • Strong attention to detail within all aspects of catering and hospitality
  • Innovation and creativity with menu plans
  • Project management of refurbishment plans
  • Driving and growing profit through strategic planning
  • Excellent commercial understanding and creative ideas to increase business
  • Being fully resposnible for all health & safety and food safety
  • Stakeholder and client management - building strong and robust relationships
Ideal candidate
  • Catering and hospitality experience
  • Must have a ‘can do’ positive, driven attitude
  • Demonstrate a passion for quality of service within catering
  • Have a standards and quality driven management style
  • Ability to create a motivated, engaged and positive team environment
  • Be a strong leader
  • Structured and approachable people management skills
  • Highly proactive and innovative in approach
  • Constantly challenges the ‘status quo’
  • Passion for food and service and innovation
  • Respond to the pace of the business in terms of speed of work and productivity
  • Dedicated and driven to succeed
About the company

People are at the heart of everything that IWM does – the people who work for us, the people who visit our museums and the people whose powerful stories and experiences we reveal in our unique collections. We are dedicated to developing a deeper public understanding of the causes, course and consequences of war – and we rely on our staff to help us achieve our objectives.

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