Bar Manager / Duty Manager (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Strategize Ltd

  Otago • Queenstown & Wanaka, Southland

Role Description

Our client is looking for an junior or experienced Bar Manager that wants to move to a Duty Manager role.  My client is a classic kiwi pub, full of local characters and a friendly team based in Wanaka. 

Your key objectives for this role will include: 

  • Management and achievement of budgeted targets 
  • Providing excellent customer service to maximize sales and encourage repeat visits
  • Developing, mentoring and providing clear direction to your team  
  • Maintaining store operations and staff scheduling. 
  • Providing reports to management in a timely and accurate manner
  • Achieving excellent presentation standards
  • Maintain strict control of stock and Company assets 

How you’ll be rewarded 

Here’s why working with us will be the best career move you ever make:

- We offer a market salary and monthly bonus of up to $500+
- Flexitime work hours – we bend over backwards to help meet your schedule needs 
- If you’re relocating we’ll help with any moving costs up to $5,000 tax-free (criteria apply) 
- Support for free industry training  

About the Company 

My client has several businesses from a Bar, Gaming , Liquor and Restaurant situated in the heart of Wanaka. They are within walking distance of most accommodation, the Wanaka lakefront, retail and major transport services with free parking available.  As a company, they highly value honesty, commitment, personal responsibility, communication, education, teamwork, balance, systems, consistency and most importantly fun.

They have an experienced team, that is well trained to deliver quality service.  You'll want to work in a fast-paced environment at times, ensure health and safety, and work with a wide variety of clients and staff.   Initially, you will start in evening shifts and have the opportunity to move to day shifts in the future.

What this position will provide for you: 

You will not get bored, working variety of clients and team members.  You will love working within a team inside and outside of work. You will also oversee regular events and if you enjoy hospitality this role is for you. You will be supported by a strong management team with extensive industry experience with scope for fast-track career growth. We will provide full support to you in industry qualifications. 

Here’s what we need from you:

We looking for someone full of passion for hospitality, and most importantly you’ve got to want to grow, whilst helping your team to do the same. 

  • You’ll need at least 2 years of experience in a hospitality or retail environment in a management role. 
  • Take pride in your work and go the extra mile to make customers and ream happy.
  • Be an energetic and positive person with the ability to relate to people from all backgrounds.
  • Have great people skills both with fellow customers and team.
  • Honest and trustworthy.
  • You must be able to work 40 -50+ hours per week, on a 7-day roster which will include weekends and public holidays.
  • Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

How To Apply

Please apply with your updated CV and Cover letter.

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