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Assistant Manager - Bexleyheath, London

German Doner Kebab
Bexleyheath, London
£28,000 per annum
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Assistant Manager - Bexleyheath, London

Do you have what it takes to work for one of the fastest-growing restaurant brands. The opportunity is here.  German Doner Kebab is changing the perception of the kebab world.  Kebabs Done Right.  With over 90 restaurants worldwide, we are proud to be a market leader in the Casual Dining market.  With industry-leading levels of service, exceptional food and an unforgettable experience for our guests.

Now is the time to join our team!

We require Assistant Managers who have what it takes to grow with us and share in our success.

You will be in control of your restaurant and be expected to deliver revenue and profits by developing your team to provide exceptional guest care and service. Controlling costs, brand standards, outstanding food, team building, and providing a unique guest experience will all impact on your success.

Here is what you need:

  • Operationally focused on implementing brand standards and policies
  • Consistently deliver industry-leading guest service
  • Experience with previous openings would be ideal but is not essential
  • Ensure restaurant operational requirements by following brand standards, scheduling, and assigning employees
  • Comply with all requirements of Food Safety and Health and Hygiene standards
  • Maintain awareness of market trends in the hospitality industry, understanding forthcoming guest initiatives and monitoring what local competitors are doing
  • The guest first in everything we do!
  • Understand P&L, budgets and managing payroll
  • Manage stock levels and availability
  • Manage all controllable costs to keep operations profitable
  • Understand weekly sales information
  • The guest first in everything we do
  • Maintain operations by coordinating and enforcing personnel policies and procedures in line with GDK brand standards.
  • Provide excellent management guidance to your team including training, development and leadership.
  • Maintain a secure, safe and healthy environment for your team and your guests.
  • Maintain performance management and restaurant team member loyalty by coaching, developing and disciplining employees were necessary.
  • Provide training to improve all team members and utilise cross-training methods to maintain productivity and create an environment where your team can grow their knowledge.
  • Update colleagues on business performance, new initiatives and any issues that will enhance performance.
  • The guest first in everything we do!
  • Understand your guest and fully implement guest recovery where necessary.
  • Identify current and future guest requirements by establishing rapport with potential and actual guests and training others in a position to understand service requirements

The guest first in everything we do!


German Doner Kebab is revolutionising the kebab across the globe! Our gourmet kebabs are freshly prepared by our passionate and friendly team in front of our customers eyes. They are made using premium, lean, succulent meats and fresh local vegetables, served in handmade toasted breads with unique signature sauces. 

We opened our first restaurant in Berlin back in 1989 and spent the next decade perfecting our game-changing kebabs and our processes. Fast forward to 2022 and we now operate over 100 restaurants across the UK, Europe, United States, Canada and the Middle East, with further global expansion in the pipeline for this year and beyond! We are currently the fastest growing restaurant brand in the fast-casual dining sector and are looking to double the number of UK restaurants this year. That’s where you come in!

We can’t provide expectation-defying kebabs and unrivalled guest experiences without great people! The time to join us is now as we try to change the world, one kebab at a time. 

Kebabs. Done Right.

Our menu offers a unique experience in flavour and taste. 

  • Succulent  - slow cooked high-quality meats
  • Unique - signature sauces
  • Delicious - handmade toasted breads
  • Fresh - salads freshly prepared each day

We pride ourselves on the freshness and quality that we provide, so our kitchen is the hero of each restaurant. All GDK restaurants are kitted out with an open kitchen design, allowing our guests to watch our kebab theatre in action.!

We are guest obsessed at GDK and go above and beyond to provide every customer with the best experience possible, all centred around our quality kebabs.

As our brand grows, we have every faith that you’ll be an asset to us all here at GDK! Whether you’re looking for a part-time job whilst studying, or if you can see yourself sitting in our board room someday, we are committed to developing career pathways for our team. We are also currently developing an exciting eLearning platform to support everyone on their GDK journey. 

Join our team. Exciting times ahead.

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