Job - CAFE/RESTAURANT MANAGER
CAFE/RESTAURANT MANAGER
Hospitality , Livingstone, Zambia

Our client, a renowned premier Cafe is looking for an experienced Cafe/Restaurant Manager with the ultimate responsibility of safeguarding the financial success and maintaining the reputation of the company. Exposure to GAAP software full access and analysis is a must

Position Published
3 Jul 2019
Position Updated
3 Jul 2019
Applications Received
31 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
5 Shortlisted
Interviews Pending
0 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
45% Complete
45%
3 Jul
23868
Applications Received
Search In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
Interviews Pending
Job Offer Pending
31 Applications
5 Candidates Shortlisted
0 Candidates Interviewed
45% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
Managing Director
Supervision Of
The Cafe Team
Interacts With
Customers, Staff, Vendors,Key stakeholders
Job Description
Establish restaurant business plan by surveying restaurant demand; conferring with people in the community; identifying and evaluating competitors; preparing financial, marketing, and sales projections, analyses, and estimates
Meet restaurant financial objectives by developing financing; establishing banking relationships; preparing strategic and annual forecasts and budgets; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions; establishing and monitoring financial controls; developing and implementing strategies to increase average meal checks.
Attract patrons by developing and implementing marketing, advertising, public and community relations programs; evaluating program results; identifying and tracking changing demands
Control purchases and inventory by meeting with account manager; negotiating prices and contracts; developing preferred supplier lists; reviewing and evaluating usage reports; analysing variances; taking corrective actions
Maintain operations by preparing policies and standard operating procedures; implementing production, productivity, quality, and patron-service standards; determining and implementing system improvements
Maintain patron satisfaction by monitoring, evaluating, and auditing food, beverage, and service offerings; initiating improvements; building relationships with preferred patrons
Accomplish restaurant and bar human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counselling, and disciplining management staff; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures
Maintain safe, secure, and healthy facility environment by establishing, following, and enforcing sanitation standards and procedures; complying with health and legal regulations; maintaining security systems.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by tracking emerging trends in the restaurant industry; attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies
Candidate Specification
Experience
5 years
Education Level
Diploma Level
Qualifications
Hospitality / Business Management qualification preferred
Software
GAAP full access, Retail POS software
Equipment
Job related
Knowledge Of
Fully conversational with full software access and analytical skills and management reports
Skills To
excellent organization and planning skills
Ability To
manage cafe operations independently,
Personality
Leader, Organised, Driven
Other
Demonstrated experience at building community relationships
Organisation
Industry
Hospitality
Culture
Dynamic, Mixed
Gender Profile
Mixed
Age Profile
Between 28 and 45 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Employment
Permanent
Location
Livingstone, Zambia
Remuneration
Negotiable
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