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General Manager

LOCATION: V&A Dundee | SALARY: Salary subject to experience from £35k - £45k | TYPE: Full-time

Experienced in all aspects of hospitality, love food and have a creative streak?

Heritage Portfolio is extremely proud and excited to be working with a new world-leading attraction, the V&A Museum of Design, Dundee. Its architecture is unique, inspiring and unparalleled, which makes us, the exclusive caterers, Heritage Portfolio, the perfect match.

We are thrilled to be looking for a General Manager to join us in working on the opening of the this new museum. This is a unique opportunity to become involved in a stunning new, highly sought after multi-faceted restaurant, café and event space housed within the V&A Dundee. 

This role will be perfect for someone who is an all-rounder and loves to get involved in all aspects of hospitality. It is essential that you enjoy running busy venues whilst also having a love and passion for great food, meeting budgets and upholding the highest standards. It is imperative that you will fit in with the wider Heritage Portfolio family and that you will able to create the events that we are known for, in Dundee. 

Working alongside the company Deputy Director of Retail and the sales team the ideal candidate will ensure that we deliver a continually fresh offer both in the café and restaurant, provide unparalleled and iconic events and, of course, ensure great service throughout. Candidates must be able to demonstrate that they have a high level of financial acumen and be able to interrogate complex financial data and report data as required.

With the ability to develop robust relationships with the clients coupled with the desire to listen and understand the needs of our clients you will be able to adapt our service offering appropriately without compromise.  Within the café and restaurant we operate a ‘Made from Scratch’ mantra, so we require you to focus on sustainability, seasonality and provenance throughout the product range.

The Candidate:

  • Creative and full of individuality
  • Must love the industry and be passionate about GREAT food!
  • Have previously managed a high volume venue at a General Management level
  • Must be currently working in a venue where quality is a focus
  • Have dynamic relationship skills 
  • Have strong knowledge of cost control, P&L management and sales building

The position is permanent / full time and will be based in Dundee, click here for the full job description. The successful applicant will be subject to a security vetting process. The closing date for applications is Friday 16th March.

To apply, please send CVs to:

Salary subject to experience from £35k - £45k

Heritage Portfolio Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer.                                               

Please note that we are unable to acknowledge all applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted. Please note that if you have not been contacted within four weeks, you have not been selected for interview. Only those with a right to work in the UK will be considered.