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General Manager - PO6 4TP



Job Type



Facilities Management



We are seeking a passionate Restaurant General Manager to lead the team at our brand new opening in Portsmouth. Living our values every day ensuring all metrics of a successful business are delivered through exceptional standards and team leadership.

BIRD is London’s original fried chicken & waffles joint, founded in Shoreditch in 2014. With rave reviews for our knock-out house recipes, BIRD have perfected the art of frying and offer some of London’s favourite fried chicken, wings & burgers.

To be successful in this role, you will have already gained restaurant experience, looking to join a growing company with great career opportunities.

You will help minimize operating costs, boost our employee retention and deliver a positive dining experience for our guests.


  • Full P&L accountability
  • Team welfare
  • Brand Compliance to Specs and Recipes
  • Placing food and beverage orders with our suppliers; overseeing onsite deliveries
  • Coordinate communication between front of the house and back of the house staff
  • Prepare shift schedules
  • Process payroll for all restaurant staff
  • Ensure that all administration is managed and completed promptly and that it is also compliant with legislation, company processes, procedures and standards.
  • Lead, manage and coach the team giving them regular feedback on their performance for them to deliver on their goals, company business plan and grow.
  • Proactively support team with career development and progression so that an active succession plan is in place.
  • Ensure underperformance is managed and all issues are addressed.
  • Keep detailed records of daily, weekly and monthly costs and revenues
  • Arrange for new employees’ proper onboarding (scheduling training and ordering uniforms)
  • Monitor compliance with safety and hygiene regulations
  • Gather guests’ feedback and recommend improvements

What we’re after:

  • Work experience as a Restaurant Manager or similar role in the hospitality industry (2 years minimum)
  • Do you love leading and developing teams in a high energy, pacey work environment?
  • Do you deliver high standards and enjoy rolling up your sleeves?
  • Do you have business acumen and proven ability to drive sales and profit?
  • Do you like taking the challenges of every day as it comes and solving problems?
  • Do you have a supportive and pro-active approach to your team?

What you’ll get:

  • Management Bonus – every quarter!
  • Lots of progression opportunities (we are growing fast!)
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • A pension (for when you finally leave us)
  • Oh, and free meals at work

Want to progress? – We have loads of opportunities

If this sounds like you, please send an email with covering letter and CV attached.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From £32,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Performance bonus
  • Quarterly bonus


  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekend availability


  • First-Line Managers: 1 year (preferred)

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