Assistant General Manager

Shenley Recruitment
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


- Restaurant + Grab and Go

- Restaurant & Bar

Location of both: London SE1

Salary: £29,000 per annum + 10% bonus after probation

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Assistant General Manager that has worked in a high volume fast paced restaurant to join this well established but growing restaurant group.

We have two roles:-

The first is for an experienced AGM with strong Bar Management and Restaurant Management experience.

The second is for an experience AGM that understands the concept of "Grab & Go" and Restaurant Management.

Both sites have a turnover of £2m+ so it is important that the individual is used to working in a busy environment and confident with both financial and staff management.

You will be responsible for managing profitability and performance of this restaurant, alongside the General Manager, whilst driving a learning culture of continuous improvements which exceed customer expectations. You must have at least 3 years restaurant management experience.

Responsibilities for Assistant General Manager:

  • Management of staff, including hiring, training, reviews etc.
  • Using finance and other results to measure performance.
  • Ensuring budgets and maintained and results achieved.
  • Ensuring health and hygiene standards are maintained above minimum legislative and company standards.
  • Managing customer relations, ensuring they exceed customer expectations.
  • Understanding and meeting the needs of all stakeholders.
  • Driving a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Using effective priority management tools and techniques.
  • Delivering team objectives and motivating the team to achieve them.
  • Delegating responsibilities effectively and assisting the General Manager when necessary
  • Creating effective strategies to control costs.
  • Communicating effectively to engage the team in cost control.
  • Supporting the business plan through succession planning.
  • Building individual development plans and implementing them.
  • Supporting a culture of continuous learning.
  • Meeting mandatory training needs for the team.
  • Measuring performance and providing effective feedback to team members.
  • Understanding and analysing financial results.
  • Linking financial indicators to improvement strategies.
  • Completing financial reporting within deadlines.
  • Maintaining 100% accuracy in cash handling procedures.

Skills Required for Assistant General Manager:

  • 3+ years front of house restaurant management experience
  • Proven ability of restaurant financial management
  • Previous experience of leading a team.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills.
  • Excellent command of the English language - written and spoken.
  • Good MsOffice skills.
  • Disciplined and able to make strong decisions.
  • Creative and solution orientated.
  • Good self development and motivational focus.
  • Able to remain calm under pressure.