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General Manager in Torquay at Bespoke Hotels

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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General Manager
£25,000 - £28,000 (Depending on Experience)
Year Round Employment

Live in options are available

Job Overview:

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join the team as a General Manager for a 40 bedroom predominantly group and tour hotel on Torquay’s sea front.

Main responsibilities:

As the General Manager you will be expected to take complete control and accountability for the day to day operations of the hotel, ensuring the Head of Departments are meeting set criteria. You should seek and develop every opportunity to maximise revenues and profit.

Duties will include:

  • Planning and implementing longer term strategies to enhance business potential for the Hotel in line with the Company Strategy.
  • Communicate to the Company on a regular basis on the performance of the business successes and highlighting any potential risks for the Company.
  • Ensure control of all costs throughout each department, encouraging correct stock ordering and minimising waste.
  • Identify support needs for the business and each department.
  • Manage, encourage and develop all employees to ensure they consistently achieve the highest hospitality standards.
  • Ensure the Company Health and Safety, Food Safety, Fire Safety and COSHH legislation is adhered to.
  • Deal with employee relations issues professionally and legally.
  • Coordinate action for selling initiatives in each department and monitor effectiveness. 

The ideal candidate:

The ideal candidate would posses outstanding team management skills, strong knowledge of HR practices and a good financial acumen. At least 3 years in a similar position is required along with knowledge of rooms management and food and beverage operations. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of leading a team to achieve performance and operational targets.

At Bespoke Hotels, our people are our biggest asset. We focus on their engagement and individual development, working with their natural strengths and supporting their education from a commercial perspective. Pathways are created so our people know the direction their careers will head. Great hospitality can only be delivered by a happy engaged team, so this is at the heart of our culture.

As such, we are able to offer a competitive salary, ample scope for further training and personal development, as well as discounted hotel stays for you, your family and friends.

More about us:
Bespoke Hotels was founded in 2000 and has consistently grown to the point where we now manage over 9,500 hotel rooms, 8,000 employees and £815 million of assets.

We stand today as the UK’s Largest Independent Hotel Group, owning a number of hotels and partnering with an ever-increasing portfolio alongside this. Every agreement we have is Bespoke by name, and bespoke by nature. Our properties range from specialist golfing hotels, to award-winning spa resorts and chic city centre properties.

We pride ourselves on a diverse roster and a unique, individualised management style, with over 90 management agreements across the UK, alongside a further 30 management consultancy services, and 100 hotels with sales & marketing services only.

If you feel you are suitable for our General Manager position, please apply now.


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