General Manager

General Manager - up to £55k + Bonus - Award Winning Modern British Pub - Quality - Highgate, North London

Urban Pubs, Bars and Restaurants are currently recruiting for a talented and highly skilled General Manager with personality & charisma for our expanding group. With an eclectic mix of properties and new openings to suit your personality and style, this really is an exciting time to join a people focused and progressive operations led business.

The Gatehouse is an independent local pub, restaurant and beer garden, located in the picturesque heart of Highgate Village. Our focus lies on quality seasonal British food with a strong Spanish influence, sourced from the finest producers and suppliers. Every Sunday we serve up the best roasts in Highgate. Behind the bar you’ll find an excellent range of local and continental craft beer and cask ale, an impressive global wine list and classic cocktails. 

The Role

  • As GM you will take full ownership of all aspects of running the venue. You will be given autonomy and run the site as if it were your own business. 
  • Being business savvy and demonstrating great commercial acumen is a must. 
  • Your team will look up to you, it's essential to train, nurture and develop your staff to maintain incredibly high standards and customer satisfaction.
  • Create a buzz of vibrant energy, a feeling of warmth and fun for both our guests and your team.
  • You will be given the opportunity to train, personally develop and progress your career as the company continues to grow.

What we looking for:

  • "Wear your heart on your sleave", take ownership, be bold and run the business as if it's your own
  • Be cool, calm and collected, manage pressure with ease, nothing can phase you
  • You’re not precious. We leave our egos at the door and help get stuff done
  • Must have minimum 2 years’ experience as a general manager
  • Solid communication and organisational skills, be approachable
  • Superb customer & floor service skills
  • Excellent all-round business knowledge from financials to customer satisfaction
  • An entrepreneurial flare
  • Passionate about people, training, mentoring, growing a team but most importantly, loves to have fun
  • Personal License holder beneficial

    What's in it for me:

    • A competitive salary & bonus scheme
    • Training and development
    • Career progression and promotion opportunities with regular new openings around the corner
    • Get out and about, you automatically get discounts across all our pubs, bars and restaurants
    • The opportunity to make strategic decisions within your business – take ownership and Be Fearless
    • Annual team trips abroad, regular management incentives and socials – a fun, family atmosphere
    • 28 days holiday 
    • Goes without saying, but we’ll feed you during your shift
    • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
    • Good people know good people - an awesome referral scheme where you can earn up to £1000 per person
    • Access your Wages anytime through Wagestream
    • Birthdays are for celebrating, so have the day off on us
    • Cycle to work scheme

    Interested in hearing more, get in touch so we can arrange to meet up and show you around.

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