Job Role: General Manager

Company Name: JacobsMassey

Sector: Corporate Live Events

Job type: Full time

Salary: £45k-£50k + Company Benefits

Job Location: Hertfordshire

Job description/ responsibilities:

We have a new opportunity for a General Manager to join our client’s team based in Hertfordshire. You will be reporting to the Managing Director you will support the senior leadership team in the day-to-day running of the business.

The ideal candidate will have a strong commercial background with proven leadership & management experience. You must be a proactive and engaging leader, passionate about developing people and teams within a thriving business environment.

You must possess a keen eye for detail and a meticulous approach to problem solving. You will be highly computer literate and a background in the live event industry would be beneficial. Excellent interpersonal skills will be essential along with a hands-on approach and a good sense of humour!

Normal working hours are Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm. Due to the nature of the live events industry there may be occasional requirements for out-of-hours support. A full driving license will be extremely beneficial.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to join a friendly and passionate team that thrives on a challenge. We’ll reward you with a generous salary, opportunities for personal growth and a fun working environment with a group of people who care.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Directors with the day-to-day management of the business
  • Support the Directors with the development of all areas of the business
  • Take overall responsibility for all non-project related facets of the business – Human resources finance, premises, IT
  • Evaluate, develop, document, promote and monitor processes to continually improve efficiency and effectiveness
  • Provide direct line management to business support team
  • Support other HOD’s / line managers with any ad hoc HR and staff development issues as they arise
  • Oversee all human resources processes & deal with any ad hoc issues as they arise
  • Oversee staff CPD and appraisals processes
  • Oversee staff recruitment
  • Orchestrate appropriate staff training in conjunction with HOD’s
  • Provide support to the Office Manager with payroll queries and holiday requests
  • Monitor & approve staff overtime
  • Oversee all finance processes & deal with any ad hoc issues as they arise
  • Support the Finance Director & Bookkeeper with any their ad hoc supplier / customer queries as they arise
  • Support the Finance Director with any information requests
  • Support the Bookkeeper with the management of staff expenses
  • Monitor and evaluate external accountants / payroll providers to ensure effectiveness and resolve ad hoc issues
  • Oversee all premises maintenance issues & deal with any ad hoc issues as they arise
  • Monitor & evaluate external contractors (Cleaning / Rubbish Removal / Fire / Security) to ensure effectiveness and resolve ad hoc issues
  • Chair monthly HOD’s meetings, circulate minutes and ensure action points are achieved
  • Provide general support to project teams to deal with ad hoc issues as they arise
  • Operate within our client’s protocols and procedures
  • Promote safe working practices throughout all areas of company operations
  • Adopt a positive, can-do attitude to all challenges
  • Always act as an ambassador for the company
  • Undertake any other tasks as reasonably requested

Company benefits include:

  • Personal Private Healthcare provided by BUPA
  • Private Dental provided by Denplan
  • Enhanced Company Pension
  • Our client’s Weekly Breakfasts & Fresh Fruit Fridays
  • Long Service Reward Scheme
  • £50 annual Birthday gift
  • 30 days paid holiday (including Public Holidays)
  • Staff facilities including fresh ground coffee, vending machine & pool table

Experience required:

Management experience – 5 years


Application deadline: N/A

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