Business Development Full Time
a Confidential Company

Lagos, Nigeria | Bachelor's Degree | 3 - 5 years | Full Time | Male or Female | Marketing / Advertising / Branding | Food Services

Job Summary
    JOB SUMMARY    Responsible  for the proper and profitable running of the restaurant in line with the  Company’s Standard of Operations (SOP) and working with the Head Chef to  achieve the set budget for the restaurant. 
Job Responsibilites
    Monitors and manages the  customer’s dining experience, ensuring a fluent service experience and zero  customer service defects.   Where there are service  defects, respond to customer complaints in a timely manner and take  appropriate actions to solve the problem and turn dissatisfied customers into  return customers.   Ensures that consumable and  non-consumable goods are ordered, correctly stored and issued to the various  departments.  Ensures maximum security in  all areas under your control.  Be fully conversant with all  statutory requirements regarding restaurant operations, including special  licenses, are up to date at all times.   Responsible for management of  inventory at the restaurant to eliminate losses, waste and stock-outs. Ensures that regular stocktakes are conducted and that stock of materials required for production andservice are secure and available at all times. Prepares and submits on therequired format all information necessary for budgeting purposes, on time andaccurately. Ensures that an effective tablereservation system, when required, is in operation. To be fully aware of trends inthe industry and make suggestions for improvement of the restaurant operation. To carry out or ensures thatregular On-the-Job Training for restaurant crew is carried out to acceptablestandards. Ensures that staffing levelsare correct and to agreed standards and are not exceeded without priorconsultation. Ensures that company andstatutory hygiene standards are maintained in all areas. Ensures that the causes ofstaff grievances are investigated and the appropriate action taken. Ensures that profit margins aremaintained, agreed costs are not exceeded through effective control systems. Ensures that the restaurant isclean and well maintained. Ensures that waiters are alwayscorrectly and smartly dressed, that they offer professional and courteousservice to their customers. Ensures that bar is clean andstocked with the stipulated requirements. Ensures that barmen are welltrained, correctly and smartly dressed and serve their customers in aprofessional and friendly manner. Ensures that fire andevacuation drills are held regularly. Manages/oversees the proper andprofitable running of the Restaurant in line with the Company’s Standard ofOperations (SOPs). Develops initiatives to buildsales, profitability & guest counts. Safeguards and manages companyassets Ensures monthly safety meetingsare conducted & recommendations are acted upon as appropriate.             Liaiseswith relevant government agents/agencies on behalf of the company.
Job Requirements
    Bachelors degree or  equivalent in any Hotel & Catering, Food Science, Hospitality and/or  Tourism Management or any other related discipline   MBA or other post-graduate  business qualification will be an added advantage            Knowledge about the food  industry  Experience in managing a  restaurant or chain of restaurants  Passion for the food service  and/or hospitality industry   Excellent interpersonal and  professional communication skills   Strong negotiation skills   Aggressive selling posture   Strong customer and relationship  building and management skills   Excellent writing skills –  The confidence to communicate effectively and persuasively in writing.   Excellent presentation skills                             A minimum of five (5) years  post-graduate work experience in a high profile, high traffic international  standard table service restaurant or food and beverage operation of a five  star hotel. Ideal candidate should have spent the last three (3) years in a  management position in such company  
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