General Manager

General Manager

Right place. Right time. Right stuff. A career at Five Guys can help you discover what you’re really made of!


About Five Guys


We’re the burger restaurant with the uncomplicated formula: burgers and fries cooked to perfection, with no frozen ingredients. And we’ve stuck to the same ‘perfect and serve’ philosophy since our family business began in 1986. 



  • An achievable quarterly bonus scheme worth up to £14,000 a year
  • An additional Secret Shopper bonus worth up to £2,000
  • 33 Days paid holiday
  • Paid breaks
  • Free burgers, fries and shakes while on shift
  • Private medical via Vitality
  • Life assurance
  • Days out and social events
  • Invite to the annual General Manager conference
  • Team competitions – “Fry Cup” and “Olympics”
  • Five Guys Perks – employee discount program
  • Access to wellbeing support and employee assistance programme (EAP)
  • Development opportunities to grow a career with us!
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Pension scheme

We are looking for a General Manager who is enthusiastic about:


  • Perfect Burgers and Fries
  • Our values; Competitive, Enthusiastic, Family, Get It Done and Integrity
  • People – Experienced hands-on leadership skills
  • Customer service
  • Having your people’s development at heart

As a General Manager you will be:


  • Expected to lead from the front and work shoulder to shoulder with crew and managers.  
  • Developing, leading and managing the store team while supporting the delivery of perfect burgers and fries.
  • Demonstrate close attention to detail.    
  • Creating an awesome working environment where people are happy to come to work and have fun
  • Responsible for reward and recognition
  • You will be accountable for all aspects of your store including the day-to-day operations and long-term planning.
  • Drive the Five Guys culture by always role modelling our values
  • Having full ownership of your P&L, which means you will need to drive sales whilst controlling costs.
  • Spotting potential and developing your team to ensure there is a strong talent pipeline.

Where you can go with Five Guys?


  • Your next step would be taking on a higher volume store, New Store opening, Area Trainer, District Manager or a role in the Support Office.
  • Five Guys isn’t just a job – it can be a career!
  • If you are ambitious and want to grow - we can provide you with support and the right tools to build a career with us.

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