Location: Oxford Road, Manchester,
Salary: Up to £35,000

GENERAL MANAGER – Come be a part of the food revolution!

Salary of £34,000 and with Monday to Friday working hours!

We are recruiting a General Manager for one of our Manchester City Centre locations, who would like a role in a fantastic working environment.

Be part of a newly structured team overseeing and involved in a cafe style operation serving an average of 150 covers daily, hospitality break out areas along with a vending offer over 2 floors.


  • Leading a team of 5 highly regarded chefs and front of house staff
  • Working closely with head chef and hospitality supervisor
  • Ensure that the location achieves, as a minimum, the financial targets agreed with the client in line with the budget
  • Monitor the work of all the staff and carry out appraisals, recognise training needs and potential as appropriate
  • Hold team meetings on a regular basis to communicate targets, standards required and company and client information
  • Work with your Operations Manager to prepare budgets; achieve and maintain the food cost in accordance with the budget
  • Develop and evolve all client’s services at location, ensuring regular adjustments and improvements are both recommended and implemented


  • Ideally a background in the corporate / contract catering sector
  • Stable & progressive career to date
  • Easily commute to Manchester city centre
  • You thrive on getting the best out of people and maximising commercial opportunities
  • You draw satisfaction from managing, training and supporting a team
  • You provide a professional catering service, ensuring that company standards are maintained and that Client expectations are met
  • Have experience in an General Manager role ideally in contract catering or hospitality
  • Good understanding of report writing and financial management.
  • Possess excellent supervisory and communication skills
  • Good delegation and influencing skills
  • Able to demonstrate your analytical approach to problem solving
  • Have the ability to display a real passion for food and customer service

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