General Manager / Licensee - Modern Gastropub

Job Title: General Manager / Licensee - Modern Gastropub
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: Attractive salary plus super & benefits
Reference: 547796
Job Published: February 01, 2018 12:46

Job Description

This award-winning gastropub venue situated in Sydney’s eastern suburbs is seeking an experienced General Manager / Licensee to manage overall business operations including 2 bars, sophisticated dining room, outdoor bistro events and catered functions.

The role:
  • As a self-motivated and experienced team leader, you will ensure the venue achieves revenue and operational targets whilst maintaining high standards of customer service and a positive team culture.
  • Strong knowledge of P&L across food, beverage and gaming.
  • In conjunction with your management team, review and set the venue’s service standards, ensuring that the level of customer service is consistent and exceeds guest expectations.
  • Support the Operations Manager, Restaurant Manager and Bar Manager with managing, rostering and developing the wider team.
  • Strategic input with marketing team around special events and promotions.
  • Oversee stock management, wastage controls, ordering, deliveries and manage key supplier relationships.
  • The venue is part of a small, independently owned hospitality management group with a long-standing reputation for running successful pub venues.
  • Reporting directly to owner, make quick decisions without the need to circumnavigate top-heavy management structure.  
Candidate profile:
  • Previous experience as a GM / Licensee in a mid-sized pub venue with a focus on quality food and beverage.
  • Proven ability in leading teams, effective delegation of duties and contribution to creating a positive workplace culture.
  • Flexible to work across 7-day roster including, nights and weekends – rotate with Ops Manager.
  • Strong beverage product knowledge, bar service skills and effective cost control strategies.
  • Experience with venue marketing, events management, gaming machines, supplier management, stocktake, ordering and wastage control.
  • Strong knowledge of liquor and gaming licensing laws, proven RSA management within a busy venue.
  • Confident and effective communication skills to manage intoxicated patrons, security staff, wider team and licensing police.
  • Motivated, forward-thinking and confident.

Salary & benefits: 
Attractive salary package plus super. & benefits.
Join a highly respected, independently owned management group
Not a late-night venue – 12am closes

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