Brixton People's Kitchen Is

Hiring

 

General Manager 

We are looking for a General Manager to take care of a new café and community shop in Kennington, Vauxhall as well as advise on food across the organisations.

The Community shop serves a growing community of service users from the local area, as well as offering hospitality to customers and visitors to the other partners on site with freshly cooked meals.

As our new general manager, you’ll play a vital role as the custodian of our community spaces and our food across the organisations.

You will be passionate about helping and supporting others.

You will have worked as a chef or professional cook for a minimum of 2 years and are as well as the ability to manage a team and take more ownership.

You will have some experience managing other people and be able to demonstrate leadership and teamwork, and have great interpersonal communication skills.

 

You will be a highly motivated individual that enjoys taking initiative.

 

We are looking for someone who is passionate about food and community.

You will be required to advise on weekly menus across the organisation.

You will have good word and excel skills and be able to create spreadsheets showing budgets and written menus, as well as other paperwork including staff rotas and ensure these are passed to others.

You will be responsible for recruitment of the cafe manager and assistant who will run day to day operations.

Experience in either brand marketing or commercial/sales is necessary, and ideally you would also have some experience in managing suppliers, and supply chains, if not you need to be open to learn these skills.

The right candidate needs to share our group vision for the business and the values that guide our behaviours and in addition have the energy and attitude to work in what will be a hugely rewarding role.

This is a management position and as such a track record of managing a team and internal and external multi-functional stakeholders is required. This role offers an empowered opportunity to help shape a key and exciting part of our business, with strong support from the entire organisation.

You will be required to advise on weekly menus across the organisation.

You will have good word and excel skills and be able to create spreadsheets showing budgets and written menus, as well as other paperwork including staff rotas and ensure these are passed to others.

You will be responsible for recruitment of the cafe manager and assistant who will run day to day operations.

Experience in either brand marketing or commercial/sales is necessary, and ideally you would also have some experience in managing suppliers, and supply chains, if not you need to be open to learn these skills.

The right candidate needs to share our group vision for the business and the values that guide our behaviours and in addition have the energy and attitude to work in what will be a hugely rewarding role.

This is a management position and as such a track record of managing a team and internal and external multi-functional stakeholders is required. This role offers an empowered opportunity to help shape a key and exciting part of our business, with strong support from the entire organisation.

Job Description

Skills

Excellent customer service skills - you enjoy making people’s day with lovely food.

Strong budget management experience - you know how to turn a profit!

A strong understanding of turnover and portion control – we believe passionately in minimising food waste.

Good knowledge of food safety

Fantastic communication skills.

Leadership and team management.

Up to date certificates in food hygiene and health and safety.

Great attitude – we work to serve the community and work to ensure that everyone has access to food – our team is passionate and we need someone who will reflect that.

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