Restaurant General Manager

Location UK / Northern Ireland

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1416628

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Restaurant General Manager based in Co Londonderry Area

Restaurant General Manager

Salary £24 –£28

RGM locations: Various Locations – NI wide

Details of the key job functions

What would you be doing?

As a Restaurant General Manager for KFC you are the Number 1 Leader in our business. You are supported by a team who has the same enthusiasm, drive and commitment to ensuring your restaurant achieves the highest standards so to deliver continued growth. Through “beat year ago” mentality you will ensure you develop and communicate a breakthrough strategy which delivers outstanding business results but also creates an environment of recognition and fun. You will successfully lead the management of all aspects of your KFC restaurant through coaching, developing, motivating and engaging your team and creating a culture to be proud of.

Key job functions include:

  • Leading and managing all aspects of your team
  • Having complete accountability for the results of the restaurant and will be focused on growing the business for the future
  • Engaging your team with clear and achievable goals
  • Being maniacal about building a strong culture in restaurant
  • Having a focus on people, encouraging them to reach their full potential and develop a career with KFC

Your results overall are measured using our company report card (RC). This focuses on the sections of people, customer, sales and profit with each section having a different weighting. Your quarterly bonus results are also measured around this. There is additional information in the appendices on how these sections contribute to the key functions of your role.

Details of the person brief

Who are we looking for?

Experience; Those who have previously joined us as Restaurant General Managers have come from all kinds of backgrounds, from supermarkets and pubs, to high street retailers and banks. We look for pace of progression, breadth of exposure, tangible breakthrough results, ambition and a desire for career progression.

The Ideal candidate; will be an ambitious leader with a proven track record of:

  • Driving sales growth
  • Great passion and positive energy
  • Quick career progression
  • Strong retail management experience
  • Positively impacting their business
  • Commercial decision making successes
  • Demonstrating a strong sales focus
  • Understanding P&L
  • Providing coaching and support to a diverse team
  • Basic knowledge of disciplinary and grievance processes
  • Fantastic people development
  • Strong communication skills at all levels
  • Achieving great results in the right way

“After joining the company from University as a Restaurant General Manager I had total accountability for my own busy restaurant whilst also developing a great team. During my time in restaurant I received great rewards and recognition along with qualifying for a fantastic bonus scheme.

I have received lots of development throughout my career such as my coaching skills and leadership style so not only did I have the opportunity to be a great leader in my restaurant it also enabled me to progress into the role of Operations Implementation Manager within our Restaurant Support Centre which I’m in today. The sky is the limit for me at KFC!”

Natalie Jones, Operations Implementation Manager

What can we offer you?

Reward, progression and lots of recognition

A career with KFC offers much more than just fantastic earning potential. We reward hard work and achievement with amazing incentives and benefits, including;

  • Competitive salary
  • 25% staff discount
  • Profit sharing scheme (YUM Bucks)
  • Quarterly, performance-related bonus
  • Comprehensive training
  • Excellent career advancement opportunities
  • Private health care
  • Life assurance
  • Pension contribution scheme
  • Income protection scheme
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Childcare vouchers
  • 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Increased holiday entitlement (dependent on years of service) Employee discount booklet
  • Pick n Mix Benefits to convert them into your very own benefits plans that unique to you options including gym membership, health screening and travel insurance

KFC is also a very sociable company and we strive to incorporate our company value of fun whenever we can. Our teams regularly enjoy nights out with their colleagues- including pay day drinks and each year we organise a big Christmas party to celebrate the successes of the year.

To apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below to forward your CV

Closing date will the 31 May 2019