Assistant General Manager
Adkins & Cheurfi Recruitment are recruiting on behalf of a busy local pub in Gateshead for an experienced Assistant General Manager.
This role requires flexibility in working hours, including evenings, weekends, and bank holidays. You will work closely with the existing management team and the pub’s owners. Our client is a very busy local pub, open 7 days per week, serving freshly prepared food from 12pm to 9:30pm. The owners have successfully operated the business for over 20 years and are looking for an experienced Assistant General Manager to work alongside the current Assistant General Manager after their longstanding manager retires.
As an Assistant General Manager, you will work alongside the current Assistant General Manager to support the overall operations of our busy local pub. Your main responsibilities will include:
- Assisting with the management of day-to-day operations, ensuring smooth running of the pub
- Handling cash transactions and maintaining accurate records
- Training and supervising staff to deliver excellent customer service
- Overseeing bar management, including stock control and ordering
- Organising and coordinating bookings and functions
- Maintaining up-to-date documentation for local authorities such as Health & Safety, Accident Books, and Fire Safety
- Collaborating with the owners to conduct stocktakes and manage inventory
- Assisting with timekeeping sheets, sickness documentation, and weekly rosters
We are seeking candidates with previous experience in a managerial role, preferably within the hospitality industry.
To excel in this role, you should possess the following knowledge and skills:
- Strong leadership abilities
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Organisational and time-management abilities
- Proficiency in cash handling
- Understanding of bar management principles
- Customer service-oriented mindset
The following qualifications are advantageous but not essential:
- Driving licence
- Food hygiene and safety certifications
- Personal license
This role requires flexibility in working hours, including evenings, weekends, and bank holidays. You will work closely with the existing management team and the pub’s owners.