Catering Project Manager

Cape Town North,
+27 21 422 5048
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Job Description

To provide effective leadership to catering & cleaning managers and their team of catering and cleaning staff.  To ensure the company image is projected through excellent client relationships, quality of service, product and productivity Develop medium and long-term strategies to grow the business in conjunction with the operations manager.  Comply with the divisions budgetary requirements within the financial guidelines.  Understand and maintain all financial aspects of the business – budgeting, forecasting.  Understand and implement company standards, policies and procedures in line with legislation.  To work and operate in a fast paced environment and perform well under pressure.  Ensure quality control is in accordance with the company standards.  Oversee cash management (control of debtors, stock checks and cash checks etc).  Effect profit growth in all areas of responsibility.  Meeting agreed deadlines with regards to submission of forecasts, profit and loss’s etc.  Human resources management (including I.R., training and development) and performance management.  Operational standards – Maintain and improve on operational standards as agreed.  Meeting all quality / star grading standards within the areas of responsibility Grading checklist and KRAs within the Performance Management Scheme.

Candidate Qualifications

Min of 5 years’ experience in a similar environment  2-3 years project management experience  Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or equivalent knowledge of legislation relevant to the industry  Business Management principles, including proven financial skills  Must have a valid driver’s license and own reliable vehicle  Strong banqueting function background  Excellent client relations  Experience of Back of House and Kitchen Processes.  Executive Chef’s qualification is advantageous  Knowledge of cleaning services advantageous

Candidate Skills

Sound business acumen.  Experience in upmarket functions and events management.  Experience in high quality mass production.  Previous experience in the service industry essential.  Excellent knowledge of Health and Safety policies and processes relevant to the food industry  Operational Standards: Performance management, financial analysis, computer proficiency & human resources.  Excellent computer skills (MS Office, knowledge of point of sales and financial systems)  Entrepreneurial skills: Strategic management, Outcome focus & productivity.  Interpersonal Skills: Excellent client/customer interface, managing group process, communication skills (verbal and written) & organizational skills.  Strong presentation skills.  Flexibility with respect to working hours.  Ability to build and maintain a motivated team in a dynamic environment.  Innovative approach to streamlining systems.

Branch Information

Cape Town - Perm/Temp Recruitment


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