Full time, £38,000-£42,000 plus bonus, profit share etc.

Experienced General Manager – £38,000 – £42,000 depending on experience, plus benefits

You will have experience of working within a branded environment but with the business knowledge and drive to take your own business decisions, delivering consistent quality, excellent customer service and on-going menu development.

We offer the following:

  • Salary of £38,000 – £42,000 depending on experience
  • Bonus
  • Profit share
  • Life Assurance
  • 70% off meals whilst on duty
  • 28 days holiday
  • 50% off food for you and up to 3 guests across our other 10 sites
  • 50% off hotel rooms within our six sites with rooms (Sunday through Wednesday)
  • Discounts at restaurants and major retailers
  • Enhanced Pension
  • Full training and development, including external courses.
  • Opportunity to train and choose your team

In order to be a successful General Manager you will,

  • Be the face of the business, recruiting, training and motivating a team of customer focused individuals.
  • Create a customer focused environment where service comes first in a fun and professional environment for team and guests.
  • Have high energy levels as being a General Manager with Brakspear should not only be fun but hands on, varied and fast paced as no two days are ever the same.
  • Have experience of driving sales and converting to profit.
  • Promote and drive special events and marketing activities to maximise footfall
  • Be responsible for achieving your budgets and margins by accurately forecasting sales, controlling stock and daily costs and contributing ideas to further develop the business.
  • Actively managing food service and menu feedback alongside the head chef
  • Manage compliance in line with food safety and health & safety legislation and licensing laws.
  • Live within a 40 minute drive of the site or be prepared to relocate to within this distance.

The Dog & Duck (

  • Fully refurbished in autumn 2017
  • Based in the residential heart of Wokingham
  • Large cosy bar area
  • Large restaurant with 100 covers
  • Outside area with approx. 100 covers
  • High quality traditional pub food

We are Brakspear an award winning family owned business, recognised by our peers for running beautiful hotels and restaurants. We want to make sure our bars/restaurants are the best they can be, places people want to go to and have a good time. We want people who are like-minded, professional and fun to work with.