Project Manager

Project Manager

Empact Group | Cape Town, WC, ZA

Posted 22 days ago

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The successful applicant will be responsible for managing the assigned unit in accordance with sector strategy, contract specifications, and statutory regulations. The candidate would implement the food production process, a great quality food service for clients and manage the execution of creative functions. Knowledge, Skills and Competencies: · Knowledge of the hospital catering environment · Knowledge of South African and industry-specific laws · Ability to arrange exceptional functions · Ability to balance the budget and save on soft costs · Ability to draft and extract reports · Profit improvement skills an absolute must Key areas of responsibility: · Managing daily operations of the assigned unit in accordance with sector strategy, contract specifications, and statutory regulations · Implementation of the food production process · Provide great quality service to clients · Manage the execution of creative functions · Menu planning, standardisation, adoption and costing · Monitor the kitchen to ensure the cooks are using standardized recipes and quality of food is of the highest standard · Daily bookkeeping procedures on worksmart – capturing of issues, sales, stock, banking’s etc. · Managing the Food GP’s as per the budgeted targets · Managing the unit’s budgets to ensure that the budgeted targets are met monthly · Implementation of minimum & maximum stock levels to controls stock days · Electronic Meal ordering system to be fully functional and implemented within the unit · Managing the HSE daily to ensure all records are up to date · Managing People (ie. staffing – workforce planning, payroll administration, leave management, performance management) · Managing Customer Experience (through surveys and using data to improve the service offering) · Strict management of service levels to client SLA · Relevant tertiary qualification in food and beverage services or hospitality or culinary arts is preferred · Minimum of 5 years hospital catering experience is vital · Experience in highly commercial and sensitive markets is compulsory · Project Management experience in a hospitality/catering industry would be an advantage · Implementation of change programmes, unit mobilization experience is advantageous · Experience of working within brand guidelines to deliver results · Experience in costing, budgets, forecasts and invoicing is advantageous