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Assistant Manager

Assistant Manager

A highly successful café in Watlington is looking for an experienced Assistant Manager to join their busy team. 

Job type: Permanent – {Full Time} 

Salary: Salary and Hours of work £16000- £18000 (To be agreed with the successful candidate subject to experience, potential and personal circumstances, we are quite flexible, alternate weekend work will be required). 

Our client is determined to continue to drive up the quality and service and the ideal candidate will be instrumental in this so there is an opportunity to stamp your own ideas and standards, as well as nurturing the young and enthusiastic team in an enjoyable atmosphere. 

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

The Assistant Manager role will involve a variety of responsibilities, including: 


  • Managing the company café and customer relations 
  • Ensuring that high standards of service and food and drink quality are maintained at all times
  • Helping to ensure that staff rostering is efficient and sufficient
  • Managing training of new and existing staff
  • Opening and closing café when required
  • Ensuring a good dialogue between the kitchen and front of house staff 
  • Supporting stock control and product sourcing processes to maintain continuity of supply to the café
  • Good housekeeping skills including health and safety

Key Skills & Experience:

The ideal person will have the following skills, experience & behaviours:


  • Café and food service management 
  • Customer Service orientated mindset 
  • Following and developing key systems and processes 
  • Ability to communicate effectively and motivate a team
  • Willingness to learn 
  • Flexibility and adaptability 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Ability to work on own initiative 
  • Effective problem solving 
  • Barista trained an advantage 

About the Company 

Our client was set up in 2013 to compliment the Delicatessen and has become a central hub and meeting place in this small market town at the foot of the Chilterns, the clientele includes many of the locals as well as a significant number of tourists coming to enjoy the local countryside.

It is family run and aims to provide great food and coffee in a stylish but homely atmosphere. 

How to Apply 

Please attach your CV and a brief description of why you think you fit this role and the hiring company will be in direct contact.



  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £16k - 18k per year + Depending on Experience
  • Location: Watlington
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Catering
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: GD01
  • Posted: 2019-08-06 13:52:47 -

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