Assistant F&B Manager | Leading Event Venue

Job Title: Assistant F&B Manager | Leading Event Venue
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: $80-90,000 plus super.
Reference: 524723
Job Published: January 22, 2018 11:45

Job Description

Located in the heart of Sydney, this premier event, conference and exhibition venue boasts state-of-the-art facilities. Truly a rare career opportunity for a senior Food & Beverage professional to join a high performing leadership team.
The role:
  • Reporting to the F&B Services Manager, you will oversee FOH venue operations, floor managers, staff and kitchen to ensure a five-star experience is delivered to all guests and patrons of this large, multi-faceted event & conference venue.
  • Assist in management of 100+ casual event & catering staff with a focus on maintaining a high standard of service quality and refined customer service experience
  • Oversee large conferences and events, often more than 1000 attendees
  • Act as main point of contact for clients, their guests, floor managers, staff, kitchen, contractors and suppliers
  • Maintain communication with event planning team in lead up to event day and ensure the client’s requests are understood and communicated to floor managers, staff & kitchen
  • Identify opportunities to increase revenue and improve operating procedures.
  • Assist with training and development as well as ensuring all OH&S and RSA regulations are maintained

Candidate profile:
  • Previously held a senior F&B management position in a busy events or catering environment
  • Experience with managing FOH operations for gala dinners and conferences of 500-1000+ guests
  • Strong communication and natural leadership skills
  • Proactive and hands-on management style – walk the floor, lead from the front
  • Problem solving skills & attention to detail
  • Knowledge of various formats of events (gala dinners, exhibitions, conferences, cocktail parties etc)
  • High standards of presentation and excellent rapport building skills

Salary & benefits:
  • $80-90,000 plus super.
  • Work for a world-class event venue
  • Inspiring senior leadership team and mentoring

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THE MONDAY GROUP are defining a new generation of people-centric recruitment, HR & talent engagement solutions for the events, hospitality & leisure industries.

With locations in Sydney and Melbourne, we are a team of modern recruiters who value relationships and possess deep industry networks.

Harnessing savvy talent sourcing techniques, we place mid to senior level professionals into a broad range of career and leadership positions.

Beyond recruitment, we provide businesses with a range of bespoke HR & business consulting services which assist our clients engage their employees and retain top talent.