General Manager - Swansea

Job Title: General Manager - Swansea
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Swansea
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: 2019-05-17 00:00:00
Reference: SDX/TP/RF2807/RM
Contact Name: Ruth Mullin
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2019 13:04

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a General Manager to work at a new venue for Sodexo, the Liberty Stadium in Swansea, this fantastic venue is the leading conference and event space in the area. As such we are looking for an experienced General Manager to lead the team and oversee the running and overall management of this fantastic venue. We are looking for someone who can provide direction and expertise to the team, driving standards and employee engagement to ensure a highly effective operation.

Sodexo UK and Ireland employs some 34,000 people who provide quality of life services at some 1,850 locations for clients in the public and private sector in the corporate; education; healthcare; defence; sports and leisure and justice sectors. The company is a trusted facilities management partner for many high profile clients including Ascot Racecourse; the Ministry of Defence; Ministry of Justice; University College London; Eton College and AstraZeneca to name just a few.


Package description

£Competitive + Bonus + Benefits

Main responsibilities

Reporting to the Account Director, this is an excellent opportunity to undertake a highly autonomous role where you will lead account development plans, support the change process and ensure all levels of service are adhered to and risks mitigated. You will lead and inspire the operational teams across hospitality, retail, sales and finance to meet all our agreed standards, striving for results and managing within budgets. This role covers team engagement, driving profits, working to budgets and improving standards, looking for ways to improve our services and ultimately impacting client engagement. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to join a global business but managing a local venue, where people are at the heart of the operation.

Ideal candidate
  • Experience in providing quality in customer service and leadership within a large hospitality / events venue
  • Can balance between creating and working in a fun environment with clear high quality service and product expectations.
  • Passion for food and innovation
  • Flexible to work 5 days out of 7 with shifts.
  • Excellent communicator
  • Motivated and an excellent motivator
  • Cost control
  • IT Skills
About the company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process