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General Manager

Blue Spark
Closing date
22 Mar 2023

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Finance, Operational Management
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Company 

This fabulous international hospitality business renowned for their luxurious & super foodie establishments are opening a brand new site in Cornwall. They are now looking for a General Manager to get their new venture off the ground. 

The Role

An expansive role where you will oversee many aspects of the new site and build teams across various departments taking on personnel that are genuinely skilled and passionate about delivering a superlative customer experience. You will manage the day-to-day operations of exhibitions, gardens and the restaurant to ensure everything runs smoothly and meets visitors’ high expectations. 

Management of the site will include upkeep of museum installations, maintenance of all areas including the gardens, and the efficient running of the restaurant team.  You’ll have budgetary responsibility, be instrumental in defining long term goals by developing and implementing business models to help grow the business. 

Finally, you’ll be key in upholding relationships with suppliers and the wider community, overall creating an inviting and engaging environment across the whole site. 

The Person

Suit an ambitious and driven leader with a proven track record of managing luxury / boutique hospitality establishments where guest experience is paramount.  You must have a keen interest in South African history, be fluent in Afrikaans and be able to travel internationally. 

Previous experience in guest facilities, restaurant management or food production is essential, coupled with a good understanding of museums and restaurant environments. Good organisation and people management skills are a must in order to succeed in this role, and a high level of financial literacy is also necessary. Relevant qualifications in business, museum or hospitality management are desirable. 

If you are looking for one of those super rare opportunities to get involved at the start of a new project where you can make your mark, then please call Dhrutee on 0345 2600 737 for more information or send through your application. 

Ref: Y6596

Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful. If you would like to discuss any accessibility requirements for the recruitment process or the role, please feel free to contact us. 

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.


Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection
• Advertised Search
• Executive Search
• Database Search
• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Find Us
0345 2600 737
34/36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH16 3AL

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