General Manager

42000.00 - 48000.00 GBP Annual
05 Jan 2021
02 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
We are on the lookout for an experienced General Manager for our Birmingham Children's Hospital site. This operational role will be accountable for the delivery of patient feeding services, visitor dining and retail operations.This varied, fulfilling role will flex your strategic mindset, implementing initiatives and setting goals.This role requires strong leadership, management, communication and commercial skills, a real hunger for continual improvement and an individual who takes ownership and embraces change

What's in it for you?

A career enhancing role you can really sink your teeth into
Close relationship with the client
Cross collaborative stakeholder management
Excellent remuneration - GBP42K +
A Trust that changes the lives of children

Job DescriptionGBP42,000 - GBP48,000 per annum plus excellent benefits available

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more

Main Responsibilities
The delivery of Patient Feeding services, Visitor Dining and Retail Operations through the dedicated team on site
Participate in the development of strategy and the implementation of initiatives and goals seeing them through to a successful conclusion. The GM will be Sodexo's main representative on site and will manage the communication strategies between the business and Trust stakeholders
This role requires strong leadership, management, communication and commercial skills, a real hunger for continual improvement and an individual who takes ownership and embraces change
Deliver budgeted profit and turnover for portfolio and accounts as agreed with line manager
Efficient financial management of client business within agreed budgets providing clients with a financial breakdown and information as required
Ensure the Sodexo Health & Safety policy is adhered to and that all subordinates are aware of the policy and their responsibility for its implementation
Ensure that all financial targets are achieved within a framework of absolute financial control
Manage clients proactively, ensuring their expectations are met, and effectively communicate all client needs and business opportunities within the division
Responsible for recruitment and management of subordinates, and personal development, reward and recognition, appraisals, health & safety, and communication of shared goalsThe Ideal Candidate
Proven experience of successfully managing Client relationships
Proven track record of leading, managing and developing a team
Proven ability to develop new business opportunities
Experience of budget management
Able to demonstrate excellent communication, persuasion and decision-making skills
Experience within a NHS/Healthcare environment
Food Safety Level 4
IOSHAbout The CompanyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over GBP1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation.

We're a Disability Confident Leader employer. We're committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process