General Manager - Country Inn - Wantage

Job Title: General Manager - Country Inn - Wantage
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Letcombe Regis
Salary: Up to £32,000 + Tips
Start Date: 2018-12-11
Reference: JO-1812-1448
Contact Name: Mark Purton
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 11, 2018 11:08

Job Description

General Manager - Luxury Country Inn - Near Wantage - £32,000

My client is an independently owned luxury country inn near Wantage.  An 18th century free house, in the centre of a pretty downland village within the Vale of the White Horse region of Oxfordshire.

This award winning establishment can boast:
  • Member of the Michelin Guide
  • The Good Hotel Guide - Editor Choice
  • The Sunday Times - Top 100 best places to stay
  • Muddy Stilettos - Best destination pub
  • The Good Pub Guide - Pub of the year runner-up
  • Camra - Country pub of the year
  • Member of Sawdays guide
The Package:
  • General Manager.
  • £32,000 Basic salary, paid monthly.
  • Share of Tronc.
  • Generous and achievable bonus structure.
  • Opportunity to put your mark on the business.
  • Working directly with the owner to develop the offering.
  • Chance to progress your career.
The ideal General Manager will:- 
  • Be hands on and will get stuck in, leading by example is key to this role.
  • Have the ability to create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. 
  • Be great at building a good rapport with the locals.
  • Skilled & passionate and have the ability to lead the team.
  • Have a deep knowledge & passion for hospitality.  
  • Have GM experience in high quality food pubs or restaurants ideally at a 1 rosette standard or higher.
  • Be able to motivate and train junior members of staff. 
  • Is able to adhere to company standards and procedures and can hit financial and management targets.  
  • Be experienced & responsible for P & L's and is able to hit and exceed financial targets.
  • Have an excellent working knowledge of HACCP and COSHH.  The safe day to day running of the business will be your responsibility.  
You will walk in to an already strong team with all senior levels filled.  Your direct report will be with the owner, who is very much involved in the business and its development.

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