General Manager

Saatchi Gallery

  • Location
  • Type
  • London, England
  • Full-time

Job Description

Following the opening of the pop-up café in October for the Tutankhamun exhibition, Searcys have been appointed to manage the Saatchi Gallery Brasserie, which is a modern British Brasserie with 100 covers and a PDR room. In addition to this, Searcys are also shortlisted as a nominated event caterer within the gallery itself.

We are looking to recruit a General Manager to oversee the catering and events contract at the Saatchi Gallery, which is located just off King’s Road by Sloane Square station.

As General Manager, success in this role will be achieved through the successful candidate having an entrepreneurial spirit, with exceptional knowledge of both the events and restaurant industry from an iconic London venue. Attention to detail is imperative for this role, in addition to a strong customer focus and ability to create guest loyalty and a community hub.

The ideal candidate for this role will be able to demonstrate the following experience:

General Management experience from a city based, iconic London venue, retail operations would be desirable

Effective management of a team which is split across Chefs, front of house, event planning and sales

Experience of finance and costings within a venue

Experienced manager of delivering against a budget of circa £2 million

Brilliant knowledge of trends across food and beverage is essential for this role

Client relationships and building a rapport internally is essential for this role

In return, we offer a competitive salary of up to £65,000 dependent on experience plus bonus, pension contributions, BUPA health cover, 25 days annual leave, 40% Searcys discount across venues, access to wider retail/travel/leisure discounts via our Ibelong app.

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