General Manager

  • Job Reference: com/2202/68674001/52624361/SU
  • Date Posted: 1 April 2024
  • Employer: Levy
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £60,000
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

General Manager
  • £60000 per annum
  • Medicash - Healthcare benefits, including dental, optical and therapy treatments (includes up to 4 dependent children)
  • Aviva Digicare - Free annual healthcare check
  • Exclusive Benefits & Wellbeing site (Perks at Work)
      • Entertainment discounts - up to 55% off cinema tickets
      • Health & Wellbeing discounts - Discounts for Nuffield Health (20%) and Pure Gym (10%)
      • Travel discounts - Discounts with holiday companies such as TUI and Expedia
      • Shopping discounts - Save up to 15% at high street and online stores by purchasing Shopping Cards
  • Meals on duty
  • Vodaphone discounts
  • Pension scheme and Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 23 days + BH's and additional day off for your birthday
  • 2 days additional leave, following return from Maternity leave during first year back
  • Competitive and supportive family benefits
  • Day off for baby's first birthday
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • On-going training & development and career pathways
  • Professional subscriptions paid
  • Financial wellbeing programme and preferred rates on salary finance products
Who We Are:
Levy UK & Ireland is the vibrant and exciting sector of Compass Group, the world's largest catering company. We work at some of the greatest venues in the world, delivering legendary experiences in food, drink, and hospitality.
In the UK, we are proud to have a wealth of long-standing partnerships with venues across sport, entertainment, and events. Our partnerships include venues such as Wimbledon, Twickenham, Edgbaston, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea, Principality Stadium, Scottish Event Campus (SEC) and ExCel London.
We are culinary champions - it's what we do and it's what we are passionate about. At the core of our work is the belief that sustainably sourced great food and drink, coupled with exceptional service is key to creating legendary experiences.Focussed on ?doing the right thing' for our people and the planet, sustainability, wellbeing, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what we do.
We have a commitment to being Net Zero by 2027, are official partners of the British Paralympic Association, and are proud to pay all our team members at least the Real Living Wage or London Living Wage.
We collaborate with some of the UK's most game-changing and well-loved brands, all sharing our vision for bringing best-in-class experiences.
More about the role:
A high-profile opportunity for a dynamic senior and inspirational hospitality professional, experienced in food and beverage delivery. We seek a real people person' and foodie', with rounded leadership skills and a focus on delivering consistency of quality and innovation to keep evolving the offering.  Responsible for developing and delivering an exceptional food and guest experience. Critical to the success and reputation of the food and beverage operation is the leadership, selection, development, and retention of a well-trained team, of both fixed and variable team members.

As our General Manager you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our catering services, ensuring the highest standards of food quality, service, and client satisfaction. The role will be instrumental in driving business growth, managing financial performance, and fostering a positive working environment for the catering food and beverage teams.
About you:
  • A naturally confident leader, with senior management experience to inspire large operational teams to deliver results - proven experience at senior level F&B
  • Confidently able to manage a mixed portfolio of outlets and business functions 
  • Senior management presence to engage with Client, peers, and functional specialists
  • Passionate about people - building and developing teams
  • Positive and passionate focus on food - a natural flare for hospitality
  • Experienced in leading the implementation of projects and change programmes
  • Comfortable working within brand guidelines to deliver results
  • Excellent communication skills - able to influence all stakeholder levels
  • Experience of working with a client group
  • Previous P&L accountability and evidence of commercial nous
  • Exudes confidence, energy, and charisma
  • Can effectively switch between being the leader and a team player according to the situation at hand
  • Structured approach but also demonstrates flexibility and agility
  • Calm and resilient. Not deterred by an' unforeseen challenge'  
  • Problem solving skills
  • Willing to work evenings and weekends as required
At Levy UK & Ireland, we take pride in fostering a workplace culture that celebrates diversity and promotes inclusion. We believe that our differences are our greatest strengths, and we are committed to creating an environment where every individual is valued, respected, and empowered.
Our team is a vibrant tapestry of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, which enriches our creativity, innovation, and overall success. We are dedicated to providing equal opportunities, promoting fairness, and ensuring that all voices are heard.
We firmly believe that a diverse team leads to innovation and creativity. We welcome candidates from all walks of life and backgrounds to join us in our mission to create a supportive and equitable work environment where everyone has the chance to excel and collaborate.
Join us in our journey towards a more diverse and inclusive world, where every person has the chance to thrive and contribute their unique talents. Together, we can achieve greatness.