Greene King

General Manager - Inn on the Green, Harpenden

Up to 39000 UKP per hour
23 Sep 2016
21 Oct 2016
Ms Natalie Minshall
Job Type
Full Time
We have an excellent General Manager opportunity available at the Inn on the Green, Harpenden

The Business

The Inn on the Green is situated within the heart of Harpenden town centre located directly across from the green, it is steeped in history within this affluent and historic town and is one of the oldest pubs within Harpenden.

The Inn on the Green has just recently undergone a major refurbishments both internally and externally offering full table service inside and within its alfresco dining area.

Part of the Premium Urban High Street segment the Inn on the Green offers premium liquor brands, specialises in craft and cask ales.

With the recent extention to the kitchen area they now offer premium breakfast from 10am through to 12 noon and deliver our premium fresh food menu from 12 noon to 9.00pm daily.

Alchohol is served from 10am alsog with the Inn on the Green trading until midnight Thursday through to Saturday.

Our focus is on delivering premium liquor and food and all applicants must have had experience working within a premium brand or environment, must have experience delivering a premium, fresh food offer and must have experience running a high volume sales business.

One of our key focuses will be driving food volume and in particular capacity management so all applicants must have experience

Our Premium Urban pubs are on-trend thus we require the applicant to be knowledgeable within the premium market place our pubs are generally chameleon businesses offering an environment which changes and adapts throughout the day our guest base ranges from morning breakfast/coffee and cake offers through to lunch-time shoppers, professionals and local workers through to evening dining and circuit-drinkers. We offer a mid week quiz and acoustic night.

Average weekly turnover: £ 22000
Split Wet/Food: 70/30
Live-In Manager’s Accommodation: General Managers accommodation has living area, kitchen, bathroom and 3 bedrooms.

About Local Pubs

This business trades as a premium high street business in the Local Pubs division. The Local Pubs division is part of the Greene King Retail Division - our largest and fastest growing business. With approximately 500 sites across the UK our Local Pubs division operates a range of unique community and high-street pubs which attract a variety of customers and offer something for everyone.

Premium High Street

'Premium High Street' pubs are generally chameleon businesses offering an environment which changes and adapts throughout the day - from morning coffees through to evening cocktails. They are defined by a lively, buzzing atmosphere, an upbeat and energetic tone, and fast-paced, efficient service. There is a strong emphasis on exceptional customer service, very high standards, excellent presentation and a quality food & drink offer. Our 'Premium' pub customers have high expectations. Customers range from lunch-time shoppers and local workers through to evening-circuit-drinkers all looking for a great atmosphere, efficient service, stylish surroundings, excellent entertainment or a fun night out!

Role & Responsibilities

As a General Manager you will have overall responsibility for all aspects of the successful management of the business.

With the desire to excel, succeed and win, ideally you will have a clear understanding of high-street / late-night operations and how to drive sales and grow profit in this highly competitive environment. You will be energetic and focused, and able to adapt to the demands of both the food and entertainment elements of the business. With fantastic people skills you will have the ability to lead, motivate and develop your team and engage your customers. You will need to be genuinely passionate about hospitality and will have the ability to consistently deliver high quality and exceptional standards across your business. Excellent presentation and efficient customer service are key so you will be service-obsessed and have great attention to detail.

What we can offer you

Competitive Salary & Bonus Scheme
Pension Scheme
Private Medical Cover
Share-Save Scheme
Childcare Vouchers
33% Greene King Discount Card (for all managed pubs including Local Pubs and brands such as Hungry Horse, Eating Inn, Old English Inns and Loch Fyne)
High-Street Retail Vouchers and Shopping Discounts – saving you money
Excellent Training and Career Progression opportunities across a range of impressive brands and businesses

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity - apply now!