General Manager - Whistlestop & Pumpkin Café Royal Berkshire Hospital

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The Company

Multi - Unit General Manager

We are now are recruiting for a talented General Manager to lead our teams within our busy Pumpkin Café and Whistlestop at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading.

At SSP we are the 'Food Travel Experts'. We are the leading operator of restaurants, bars, cafes and retail stores in travel locations. Established for more than 60 years, you will be joining a world-leading  organisation with superb learning, development and progression opportunities, operating over 400 stores in the UK alone. 

Joining us as a General Manager is an exciting new challenge that offers great benefits and opportunities to grow and the chance to take your career to a whole new level within SSP.

As an General Manager, you'll be ensuring that the team delivers the best in customer service, whilst making sure that the stores are welcoming at all times. You'll be making sure that the units reach their financial and quality targets, as well as coaching your team to success. We want you to take ownership for the stores quality and excellence in service.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have:

  • Previous experience in a similar role, managing and a diverse team of people ideally within retail or hospitality.
  • Commercial awareness with good planning and analytical skills, able to understand a P&L and confident communication skills to liaise with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong people management skills to lead, motivate and develop your team.

In return for your skills and experience, we offer you a rewarding and vibrant working environment, real and achievable career opportunities and excellent training and development to enhance your existing skills.

You'll receive a competitive salary of £30,000 p.a. plus bonus incentive up to 30% of your salary, pension scheme, 28 days holiday, life assurance, up to 75% employee discount on our own and franchised brands and numerous other retailers and services, great opportunities to develop your career into different brands, more senior management roles or support functions with our award winning and accredited management development programmes.

The Benefits

Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at SSP. We are an equal opportunities employer committed to engaging all of our people, so they feel valued and motivated; we champion diversity, promote inclusion, and ensure equality. We respect and protect human rights and prevent discrimination; and we positively impact our communities. We encourage and welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, gender, race, religious beliefs, disability, sexual identity and orientation or age.

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