General Manager

Residing in the very town of our Grandfather’s brewery - Brewpoint, and serving up beers made from the local water, our charming and charismatic building is nestled in Bedford’s Victorian ‘urban vista’ of De Parys avenue. Our magnificent site is nearby to the Bedford Park, bustling town centre, a short walk from the area’s proudest landmark (the Bedford Embankment) and just a fifty-minute train ride to the country’s capital.

Offering one of the town’s most enviable outdoors spaces, locals and town visitors can dine al fresco or enjoy a tipple or two in the peaceful surroundings of our pub garden, and certainly wouldn’t know that they were sitting right at the vibrant heart of historic Bedford.

We will provide you with a great package including:

  • Competitive salary & local live in
  • 28 days holiday
  • Private Healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Holiday Buy and Sell
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Retail and beer discounts
  • Refer a friend Bonus
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Meals on duty
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Benefits portal
  • Career development programme
  • Fun culture surrounded by a supportive team

Your role as General Manager:

  • Overall management of the pub, maintaining front and back of house standards to drive excellence in food and drink delivery
  • Ensuring guests are cared for to the highest standards and expectations exceeded
  • Delivering against key measures of sales, profit, and team retention whilst having fun along the way!
  • Conduct regular stock control and compare to usage reports including waste records to identify opportunities for tighter control
  • Create and maintain a motivated team with excellent standards identifying talent and ensuring succession
  • Regular employee appraisals and implementation of performance management

What we are looking for:

Energetic and vibrant, as General Manager you will be the face of our businesses and have a natural flair for hospitality and the ability to motivate and lead a team through your passion, standards and commitment.

  • Previous General Management experience, ideally gained in a gastro/ high quality fresh food environment
  • Excellent operational skills as well as a solid base of back office management
  • Full financial understanding, and be able to react to the ever-changing needs of the business
  • The ability to lead from the front and develop & train the team where required
  • A result driven and ambitious individual excited at the opportunity to grow your business
  • A passion for the industry and the challenges that come with it
  • Energy and motivation to successfully lead and inspire your team

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