Regional Manager - Pub Partners - North East

55000 to 65000

The Vacancy

Regional Manager - Pub Partners - North East

Stonegate Group are looking for an experienced Regional Manager, working in the Newcastle, Gateshead and Sunderland area, to support a number of publicans and their businesses within the Development Division. The key objectives of this role are to produce and implement a quality, robust strategic plan for your region, which is designed to increase ‘whole pub profit’ for each pub, benefiting publican profitability and regional like for like income.

To achieve such growth through:

  • The recruitment and development of quality, well-funded publicans.
  • A planned programme of active property condition enforcement across your leased and tenanted pubs such that the condition of our properties is brought to and maintained at a high standard (by both publicans and the company’s property team) to support quality retailing and to protect our asset values.
  • Continual improvement in retailing standards through business advice, category management, publican skills development and quality business review meetings.
  • The provision of quality and SMART meeting minutes for each business review meeting, consistently issued within the required timeframes and to a standard and clarity that fully complies with the Pubs Code.
  • To conform to the legal and behavioral requirements of the Pubs Code such that publicans are treated respectfully and fairly in all their dealings with us, with activity and support designed to enable fulfilment of their business plan whilst delivering high retail standards and customer experiences.
  • To develop a planned approach to delivering regular reviews of each publican’s business plan and latest Profit and loss account such that any remedial action required by the publican to improve performance is identified and an action plan provided for both parties to work on.
  • The adoption of a challenging but respectful approach to publicans who fail to exploit the commercial opportunities within their businesses.
  • The effective liaison with all Pub Support Center functions within and outside the DBU virtual team.
  • Effective and frequent liaison with key suppliers to the business such that company procurement objectives are supported and delivered with collaboration from an operations perspective.

Ideal Experience?

  • Experience of a retail or licensed environment, ideally with leased tenanted pubs
  • Knowledge of merchandising a retail environment
  • Understanding the importance & impact of pricing in a competitive market place
  • Understanding the financial components of a retail Profit and Loss account
  • Knowledge of licensing laws, health and safety food legislation
  • Knowledge of the Pubs Code and the associated responsibilities of the Regional Manger
  • Knowledge of our company strategy and how the Leased & Tenanted business fits into driving the delivery of this LFL growth strategy

Joining Stonegate will mean a competitive salary (Up to £65,000) bonus scheme, car, 25 days holiday annual leave purchase scheme, the option to join our Vitality healthcare scheme and dental schemes, a Stonegate discount card to use in our sites, ongoing learning development opportunities, highly engaged teams and a culture of excellence and a range of other benefits.

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