Bar and Pub Manager/General Manager​

The Yew Tree
RG9 6PJ, Henley-on-Thames
£18,000 - £25,000 aae
09 Aug 2017
09 Sep 2017

Bar and Pub Manager/General Manager

The Ideal Candidate

As a Manager you will have overall responsibility for all aspects of the successful running of the business. With fantastic people skills, you will have the ability to lead from the front, motivate and develop your team. You will enjoy building close links with and engaging your staff as well as local businesses and community groups. You will need to be genuinely passionate about customer service and hospitality and will have the ability to ensure high standards across the business. With a dynamic desire to excel, succeed and win, you will have a proven track-record in driving business to achieve excellent sales and profit growth.

In addition, you will need:

  • A personal licence
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Manager in a busy pub/restaurant serving in excess of 1000 covers per week
  • The ability to run a team of 20+ employees, including recruitment, performance reviews, development and training
  • Financial awareness and a good understanding of profit and loss accounts
  • Own transport essential

Key Responsibilities

Leading and inspiring your team to offer excellent customer service and experiences

Ensuring stock counts are accurate and completed on time 
Maintaining accurate ordering and stocking levels

Cellar management and maintenance

Training of staff including standards of service and dealing with complaints

Adhere to company policies and procedures and licensing laws 
Hold regular staff meetings and ensure everyone contributes

Deliver to key set targets in terms of staff costs, sales and food and drink GP margins

Maintaining and improving Trip Advisor rankings

Carry out instructions as given by the management team

About Us

With the relaxed ambiance of an English country pub, an elegant menu made from local produce and plenty of room to breathe, the Yew Tree is the perfect venue for a social occasion or an informal meeting/function that needs more than just biscuits and coffee.  Located in a small village just outside of Marlow, it benefits from excellent local support as well as those willing to travel a little further.

Renowned for our excellent food as winners of South East Gastro Pub of the Year and Trip Advisor Certificates of Excellence 2013, 14, 15,16 and 17, we provide a friendly and relaxed dining environment with busy bar. 

The Yew Tree will be opening shortly after extensive refurbishment and is located in an affluent village in the Hambleden Valley with clientele expected to come from Marlow, Henley-on-Thames and surrounding villages.  It is fully expected that the Yew Tree will quickly become a destination venue for those looking to celebrate superb food and drink in beautiful surroundings.

The Benefits and Rewards  

We offer a reward and benefits package designed to give some food for thought, whilst fully reflecting your performance and endeavour. For any member of our Front of House Team who can add to our growing reputation for serving top quality food and drink, then this is just a taste of what you can expect:

  • A competitive salary
  • The chance to work in a fun and friendly environment
  • 28 days’ holiday (pro rata for part-time)
  • Bonus scheme
  • The chance to develop your knowledge and skills, in a busy and fun environment.
  • A blend of training including practical kitchen sessions, self-learning and our online continuing professional development courses
  • The chance to progress your career as the company grows

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