General Manager/New Openings Trainer at Greene King

Start Date:
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5)
£25,000 annually
Review Date:
July 2016

Review Score


1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:


Overall responsibility of the day to day running of a business. Recruiting a service focused team that are engaged and well trained, by setting an example, leading from the front and coaching each individual to deliver a customer facing ethos at all times. Whilst having full accountability of a P & L and striving to deliver sales and profit targets by controlling margins and costs.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?


The Apprenticeship helped me to become a better Leader and also helped me gain the confidence to develop my role further.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


although challenging at times, I thoroughly enjoyed the programme and it has helped me to progress into my dream job for Greene King.

4. How valued do you feel by Greene King?


Greene King are a fantastic company to work for and have helped me progress considerably. I feel I am seen as an individual and my peers and Leaders have a genuine care about me both personally and professionally.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


I felt that it was well organised however, I would have appreciated more opportunity to do some off-site learning sessions with the tutor.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?


I felt that I had more than enough support to help me complete the course.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?


My BDM and HR Manager were both very supportive, helping me to gain more confidence throughout my course.

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?


I felt that my salary met the needs of any costs.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


I thoroughly enjoy working for Greene King and have not looked outside of this company.

9a. Would you recommend Greene King to a friend? *


9b. Why? *

Greene King are committed to developing and supporting all their employees and I have always felt valued within the company.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Greene King? *

Talk to as many people as you can within the company and talk about your career. Be passionate about your role and your development!

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