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Assistant General Manager

Harlow, Essex
30 Jul 2022

be you | be an assistant general manager | harlow

wagamama | to nourish yourself + nourish others. inspired by fast paced, japanese ramen bars. wagamama brings the fresh flavours of asia to all

the perks + quirks you get when joining the magic

  • a brilliant salary of £31,500 on target earnings per annum* + share of tips

  • an average of 9.6 hours per shift, 5 days a week. 2 days off per week

  • dedicated 6-week training programme when you start

  • internal development programmes to support you to progress

  • apprenticeship opportunities (including degree level) gain national qualifications

  • medical insurance + company pension scheme

  • 30% discount at wagamama + other trg brands when dining with friends + family

  • clean chef whites on every shift 

  • company pension scheme

  • financial wellbeing support

*on target earnings rate is inclusive of a bonus potential up to £3,000

what does an assistant general manager at wagamama do?

  • you're an inspirational leader who cares passionately about creating a positive environment for your guests + your team

  • you know how to maximise commercial opportunities and you support your general manager in controlling the business, ensuring it's profitable at all times

  • you're confident as second in command and work closely with your general manager, inspiring the team to go the extra mile for our guests

  • you ensure excellent food quality, safety + hygiene and allergen practices are followed at all times

  • you recognise succession is vital for a strong talent pipeline, so you're always on the lookout for talent, planning + recruiting in advance

  • in the absence of your general manager you lead the restaurant as if it were your own - after all, general manager is where you're aiming to be!

about you | what we're looking for

  • you'll already have managerial experience in a fast-paced restaurant. even so, you'll quickly find that wagamama is a pretty unique place to work 

  • you'll want to be empowered to achieve great things, develop a brilliant team, delivery brilliant results and shape a brilliant restaurant

wagamama is a leading hospitality brand that actually cares about creating a positive impact on our people + the communities we're in. so if you believe in positive eating, in positive living + you're ready to do something truly revolutionary, then come join us + be you. be wagamama

if that sounds like you, click apply!

wagamama is an equal opportunity employer. we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees when submitting your details, please let us know if you require any support or adjustments during the interview process


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  • Job Reference: 671871822-2
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Wagamama
  • Location: Harlow, Essex
  • Salary: On Application