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Cafe and Bar Manager

  • Location: East London
  • Salary: £35k +
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 14 days ago

  • Sector: Built Environment
  • Contact: Duncan Lowe
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01483 400 786
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 11 February 2022
  • Job Ref: 1039226
NRL are currently recruiting for a Café and Bar Manager to work on a permanent basis with a client of ours based in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, East London.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Managing the food and beverage provision for functions and events
  • Supervising catering and waiting staff at functions
  • Recruiting and training permanent and casual staff
  • Organising, leading and motivating the team
  • Planning staff shifts and rotas; costed rotas against turnover expectation
  • Ensuring Health and Safety regulations are strictly observed
  • Budgeting and establishing financial targets and forecasts
  • Monitoring the quality of the product and service provided
  • Keeping financial and administrative records
  • Managing the payroll and monitoring spending levels
  • Maintaining stock levels and ordering new supplies as required
  • Interacting with customers if involved with front of house work
  • liaising with suppliers and clients
  • Negotiating contracts with customers, assessing their requirements and ensuring they are satisfied with the service delivered
  • Ensuring compliance with all fire, licensing, and employment regulations;
  • Maximising sales and meeting profit and financial expectations
  • Overseeing the management of facilities, e.g. checking event bookings and allocation of   resources/staff;
  • Planning new promotions and initiatives, and contributing to business development;
  • Dealing with staffing and client issues;
  • Keeping abreast of trends and developments in the industry, such as menus or trends in consumer tastes
What you will need:
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to think on your feet and take initiative
  • Tact and diplomacy; team working skills
  • The ability to lead and motivate staff
  • Administrative ability and IT literacy
  • Numeracy and financial skills in order to manage a budget
  • Appreciation of customer expectations and commercial demands
  • Stamina and the ability to work under pressure
  • A well-organised approach to work
  • Flexibility and the ability to solve problems in a pressurised environment
  • Customer-facing experience
  • Experience in improving service delivery
  • Drive and determination to improve standards and profitability
What’s in it for you:
  • Competitive salary
  • Permanent placement