Cafe Manager

Job Description

Looking for a Cafe Manager

We are looking for an outstanding Café Manager to take the lead of our local Turkish café business. A successful candidate must have a positive attitude, have imagination and enthusiasm. You will be responsible for organising and control of the overall business establishment.

Business Name: Trojan Turkish Café, Restaurant and Takeaway, Dunedin.

Location: George Street, Dunedin 9016.

Pay & Benefits: Based on the experience with other contractual entitlements.

Suitable applicants must have:

More than two years of experience at supervisor or management level (experience in foodservice business is an advantage);

Tertiary qualification in Business level 6 or above;

Should be available working in the evening, weekends and/or even public holidays.

Either NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.

A suitable candidate will be required to take the following responsibilities:

Develop business strategies to raise customer pool and optimize profitability;

Introducing new items considering the customers demand and change of market/circumstances;

Determine cost-effective product for the business;

You will be responsible to determine the stock level of the business before identifying the stock is low;

Introducing service standards and maintain its improvements throughout your tenure through providing training and awareness;

Prepare inventory on a regular basis based on your findings on stock level and maintain constant liaison with supplier for a better price;

Prepare marketing policies for the business and act accordingly throughout the year;

Organize promotions and ensure all promotional products are available throughout the promotion period;

You will be responsible for setting price or change of price considering the change of circumstances;

Maintain sales, stock and other expenditure records, such as credit statements, invoices, statistically and everyday basis and manage everyday financial transactions;

Prepare forthcoming budgetary strategy bearing in mind the staff salary, purchasing and maintenances costs and other incidental costs and act accordingly;

Ensuring high levels of customers satisfaction through excellent service;

Response customer queries, grievances and comments quickly;

Ensuring standards for quality of the service and health and safety are met;

Managing staff hiring process, conducting appraisals and performance reviews, and organizing training program;

Introducing necessary changes to improve the business, such as changing opening and closing time, introducing brand new tests and so on;

Understanding and evaluate legal enforcements and act accordingly;

Maintain the stability and reputation of the store by complying with legal requirements;

Maintain constant communication with internal and external authority in order to run the store smoothly;

Please be aware that this position is a full-time role, consisting of at least 32 hours per week. If you think you are the right person for the position, please apply by sending your cover letter and CV to with the necessary supporting documents on or before the 6th of October 2021.

Cafe Manager

Lale Investments Limited

Job type:

Full Time

Hours of work:

Hours are variable




$20.00 - $30.00 per hour