Slots Manager - N/A05787
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Job Purpose

The Slots Manager has the responsibility for the day-to-day management of the slots operation and team for the business unit in line with gaming regulations; legislative requirements and company standards.


  • Grade 12
  • 3 Year Degree / Diploma in Business Management is preferred


  • Minimum of 5 years€™ experience within the service related industry; including 3 years in a Slots management position

Skills and Knowledge

  • Analysing / diagnosing performance of the outlet / product performance
  • Reviewing - assessing feasibility; assessing compliance; efficiencies
  • Gaming operational knowledge
  • Slots product knowledge
  • Knowledge of Slots technical
  • Financial management
  • Proficient computer Skills €“ MS Office; EGS

Key Performance Areas:

  • Understand the Gaming Strategy and develop objectives for the unit€™s Slots deliverables
  • Facilitate the achievement of milestones of Slots deliverables and departmental profit
  • Investigate Slots practices and benchmark with leading trends and technology
  • Identify and investigate new opportunities to streamline and optimise Slots processes and services for the property
  • Conduct risk analyses i.t.o impact on short term profit margins vs. long term sustainability
  • Provide clear delegation of authority and accountability for deliverables at all levels
  • Collaborates with the Marketing team to develop and execute retention and acquisition campaigns
  • Manage and allocate people and operational resources
  • Align practices with EE, SD and procurement transformation strategies which contribute towards BBBEE targets being achieved for the property
  • Reports on the results of the function including Gaming Board reports; monthly financial review reports; risk reports; Month end reports; FIC reporting
  • Oversee Slots standards and processes at a unit level €“ ensuring they are updated and communicated
  • Align practices with new legislative compliance around health, hygiene, safety and the environment
  • Align practices with gaming regulations and requirements
  • Implement sufficient control measures (including systems and processes) & checks within the department to mitigate any financial risk to the business.
  • Conduct walkabouts of all Slots areas, both front of house and back of house areas to monitor compliance
  • Ensure all staff are trained and found competent against regulatory requirements
  • Works with internal stakeholders (surveillance, security and internal auditors) to identify risk areas and address these
  • Identify and evaluate product performance
  • Monitor Slots product statistics and business intelligence
  • Research and keep abreast of new products and system trends in the industry
  • Complete an analysis of Slots gaming product performance and correct accordingly
  • Makes recommendations to address opportunities and gaps and motivate new product enhancements
  • Measure ROI and performance on a regular basis
  • Plan and execute the floor layout to maximise gaming play
  • Oversee the planning, co-ordination and implementation of approved projects and new product installations
  • Provides feedback and reports back to unit management on product performance and challenges within the Slots environment
  • Shares unit successes with other operations
  • Provides direction and support to management and employees with regard to Slots policies, procedures, initiatives and innovations
  • Provides motivation and leadership to promote positive working relationships and employee relations within the department
  • Track, measure and enhance employee engagement
  • Identify and manage Slots training, coaching and development requirements in line with plans, e.g. skills shortages, succession plans, talent
  • Manage the cross training of Gaming Floor Managers to build an integrated gaming talent pipeline
  • Manage internal communication and development interventions to ensure competence levels of staff meet operational level requirements (right fit for the job)
  • Source and select talent as per EE plan
  • Drive the employee value proposition
  • Performance management and coaching of reporting managers to ensure KPA€™s are achieved
  • Facilitates a performance management culture within the department
  • Keep up to date with changes and progress in the Gaming industry and ensure own professional development and thorough knowledge of both Slots and Tables operations
  • Financial management for the unit Slots function
  • Develops a customer experience for Slots customers in line with the unit strategy and guest feedback
  • Deals with escalations / complaints
  • Be available on the floor to interact with VIP punters and guests
  • Builds and maintains relationships with VIP and regular slots punters
  • Monitors customer standards and addresses gaps
  • Provides support to gaming floor management when required
  • Communicates department€™s objectives, standards and operating procedures to internal and external service providers as per SLA
  • Communicates any special guest requirements to other relevant operating departments


Preference will be given to employees from the designated groups in line with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of 1998, SISA internal recruitment policy as well as units employment equity plans.