General Manager - Brel

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Full Time
itison venues

Brel – General Manager – Full Time

Great salary, career opportunities, bonus scheme & benefits package

A magical garden (voted the UK's best!), a fully heated indoor and outdoor restaurant, a beautifully converted stables bar, and fantastic outside patio and hill. Brel is one of the city's most beautiful venues located in the West End's Ashton Lane.

With a year-round event programme, a famed food and drink line up of moules frites & fondues, Belgian beers and Scottish gin's, fire pits and Ashton Lane festivals, Brel's offering is loved by locals and tourists and we're looking for a General Manager to match it!

This role would suit someone in an existing GM role, looking for an exciting change, or a strong/experienced Assistant GM, looking for a step up. 

The core missions of a General Manager:

  • Lead and train the front of house team to deliver fantastic service for both food & drinks, working closely with the Head chef and kitchen team
  • Oversee the full operational running of Brel, from recruitment to financial paperwork, social media and everything in between
  • Work alongside the Head Chef to drive business plans, budgets and profitability

Your support team:

As part of itison venues, owners of 6 of the most exciting venues in the City, you'll be backed and developed by an exceptional in-house support team structure, including:

  • A senior venue team to help support you in running the day to day operations
  • A senior operations team to help support you and deliver the business plan
  • A finance, IT, stock and systems team to train and support you on the admin of the role
  • A marketing and digital team to drive customers and events
  • An HR team to help train and recruit 

The core skill set & requirements:

  • Leadership and great people management skills
  • Passion & a desire to drive the business forward
  • A team player, flexible and adaptable
  • Genuine passion for great food and drink
  • Personal Licence holder
  • Management experience of at least 2 years in a hospitality environment
  • Ability to work in a busy, high-pressure environment
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • A minimum of 5 years' hospitality experience
  • Organised, punctual, a keen eye for detail
  • Good time management skills

You’ll enjoy a great benefits package, including:

  • Base salary package of £29-32k (negotiable), depending on experience 
  • Performance related bonus
  • Great work/life balance with a rota that can suit varied shift patterns
  • Private medical insurance
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Team discount at all venues and itison with comp. event tickets
  • Company socials
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity
  • Part of an independent group, Sunday Times top 100 place to work, intent on having fun and delivering exceptional experiences

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