Job Title: Restaurant Director

Location: Dublin

Salary: €80,000+

Reference: MC1630

This elegant urban restaurant featuring the best of Irish produce seeks to deliver the ultimate dining experience for its guests. They now require a Restaurant Director who will ensure flawless day to day operations by supporting the team on site as well as working closely with a variety of senior colleagues and collaborators outside the business.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Formulating strategies, plans and goals to grow the business in conjunction with senior colleagues.
  • Lead and develop the front of house service teams including the empowerment and future development of restaurant assistant managers and supervisors.
  • Develop and effectively implement service strategies that support achievement of the restaurant's goals.
  • Champion an environment for employees that is aligned with the company culture through consistent and effective communication, training and performance management.
  • Ensure that the restaurant delivers the agreed and consistent experience by reviewing restaurant operations from the customer's perspective as well as from a business perspective on a regular basis.
  • Implement and manage the annual budget; monitor actual versus budgeted expenses.
  • Working closely with the commercial teams on negotiations/ setting of prices.
  • Continue to be an important face/ voice of the company, support marketing and business development to achieve agreed goals.

We are looking for a highly experienced Restaurant Manager / General Manager with at least 10 years’ experience in the industry with five years minimum at a senior management level. Must have a solid background in upscale / high-end establishments focusing equally on the guest and culinary experience. Candidates should also have/be the following:

  • Strong commercial and financial acumen
  • Excellent motivational leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills – able to positively and effectively engage with all colleagues and collaborators
  • Innovative thinker who constantly seeks to improve

Full range of benefits available with this role including:

  • Company pension
  • Bonus
  • Uniform allowance
  • Company laptop and mobile
  • Professional training and education support
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Day off for birthday
  • Refer-a-friend bonus
  • Employee discount in restaurant
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Commuter TaxSaver Annual Tickets
  • Regular employee events
  • Christmas Saving Club
  • One to One information on Tax and Payroll
  • Death in Service Benefit

To find out more on this select senior management role, send in your CV today!