General Manager - Buff, Orpington

Greene King
12 Oct 2016
05 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an excellent General Manager opportunity available at Buff Orpington

The Business

The Buff is a fantastic Flame Grill business in Orpington in Kent. Developed in 2015 this pub is at the centre of the local community. Through our strong ROTW with weekly quiz, Mum and baby mornings, Comedy nights and Live Music, The pub also drives a great occasion through Sky sports. Since the development the pub has built great reputation for food which has delivered growth in excess of 100%.

The business is a 1 bar operation with great zoning for dining, occasions and sport. There is a small courtyard terrace at the front of the pub with an additional 40 covers.

This business would ideally suit a manager that has a proven track record in operating a great community business. The need to understand the local culture and grow the reputation as a 'Great Local' is paramount, a hands-on, personable style is very much a requirement, with an eye for detail and a

Average weekly turnover: GBP13000
Split Wet/Food:70/30
Live-In Manager's Accommodation: Live in 2 Bedroom, Lounge, Bathroom and Kitchen- Office on 1st floor separate from the flat.

About Local Pubs

This business trades as a Flame Grill business in the Local Pubs division. The Local Pubs division is part of the Greene King Retail Division - our largest and fastest growing business. With approximately 500 sites across the UK our Local Pubs division operates a range of unique community and high-street pubs which attract a variety of customers and offer something for everyone.

Flame Grill

'Flame Grill' pubs are defined by a contemporary style and an authentic pub atmosphere. The local 'Flame Grill' is the place to be. Groups or couples visit for casual social gatherings, special occasions and enjoyable nights-out. Customers expect genuine, efficient service from an upbeat team, in comfortable and stylish surroundings.

The Flame Grill menu offers consistently well-presented, quality, excellent-value food and drink offers, where tasty flame-grilled food is the specialty. Our unique Flame-Grill equipment sears on contact and locks in natural flavours - resulting in tender, moist, succulent food every time.

Role & Responsibilities

As a General Manager you will have overall responsibility for all aspects of the successful management of the business. With fantastic people skills, you will have the ability to lead, motivate and develop your team and engage your customers. You will need to be genuinely passionate about hospitality and will be able to provide an upbeat, efficient customer service. The food element of the business is vital and you will have the pride and enthusiasm to deliver a consistently high quality and exceptional standards across your business. With the desire to excel, succeed and win, you will have a proven track-record in driving business to achieve outstanding sales and profit growth.

What we can offer you

Competitive Salary & Bonus Scheme
Pension Scheme
Private Medical Cover
Share-Save Scheme
Childcare Vouchers
33% Greene King Discount Card (for all managed pubs including Local Pubs and brands such as Hungry Horse, Eating Inn, Old English Inns and Loch Fyne)
High-Street Retail Vouchers and Shopping Discounts - saving you money
Excellent Training and Career Progression opportunities across a range of impressive brands and businesses

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity - apply now!

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