Workers in Lebanon

Food & Beverage Manager

mselect is looking to hire a Food & Beverage Manager for a hospitality & catering client in Erbil. Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience. Fluency in English is must.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsible for all F&B activities for existing and new outlets
  • Responsible for new opening/pre-opening new F&B outlets
  • Works closely with the executive chef/ Chef, creating new concepts and menus for all outlets
  • Responsible for preparing and maintaining budget and forecasted food & beverage cost of sale, other expense, wage & benefit costs
  • Create SOPS for F&B department
  • Create and execute training plan for F&B Department
  • Managing all F&B and day-to-day operations within budget and to the highest standards
  • Supervising AVESTA staff & supervisors
  • Organizing, leading and motivating the team
  • Planning staff shifts and roster
  • Plan and control holidays within the operation to ‘self cover’ where practicable
  • Ensuring health and safety regulations are strictly observed
  • Establishing sales targets and food costing
  • Monitoring the quality of the product and service provided
  • Maintaining stock levels and ordering new supplies as required
  • Coordinate with suppliers and clients
  • Coordinate with suppliers for new products and verify the orders with the suppliers
  • Maximizing sales and meeting profit and financial expectations
  • Participation and input towards F&B Marketing activities.
  • Monitoring quality standards
  • Dealing with staffing and client issues
  • Ensure that all reporting & control procedures in the operations, customer service, quality of production, Hygiene & Cleanliness standards, Maintenance & general administration are completed & in place according to company’s policy & chain operation manual
  • Report on management regarding sales results and productivity
  • Ensure understanding of security procedures in the entire store under his / her supervision
  • To manage the quality and hygiene of the food cycle from preparation through to delivery
  • Report any faults to management/client, ensure they are rectified and ensure equipment is not used until safe
  • Compile and agree an annual business plan with your line manager, and to be responsible for achieving all actions
  • Attend to and take all necessary action, legal or otherwise, in the event of incidents or accident, fire, theft, loss, damage, unfit food, or other irregularities and take such action as may be appropriate
  • Maintain excellent client relationships and communicate with the day to day client at every opportunity
  • Ensure that all written communication represents a professional image to customers, clients and staff
  • Action customer compliments by praising staff and resolve complaints satisfactorily, referring to your line manager where necessary
  • Control all costs such as labour, expenses, cash purchases as agreed with the General Manager
  • Manage, train, motivate and appraise staff to promote good employee relations and operate within Company procedures
  • Maintain training records for all staff, ensuring that individual needs are recognized
  • Responsible for staff training and development
  • Ensure that all employees project a positive, approachable, friendly and professional image
  • Hold monthly team briefing meetings
  • Assure completion of requisitions where deemed necessary
  • Supervise and manage the monthly food & beverage inventory items
  • Could be assigned for extra assignments by his immediate manager

AUTHORITIES (if any)
  • Act as per the instruction of the General Manager & CEO

QUALIFICATION AND EDUCATION:
  • Hold Bachelor degree for the related field, catering, hospitality management or business management studies
  • English is mandatory Arabic or Kurdish is a bonus
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making Skills
  • Background experience in airport operations
  • Energetic, creative, Committed, Self-Dependent, Team Player
  • Financial and Analytical Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Good Planning and Organizing Skills
  • Good command of MS Office applications
  • Ability to work under stress
  • Ability to work in multi task environment
  •  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

EXPERIENCE

  • At least 10 years’ experience (Managerial positions)

TRAINING 

  • HACCP, Zoho system

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.