Vibes and Encore Manager - N/A09043
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Sun City Resort

Job Purpose

Responsible for the effective day-to-day management of the full operation and customer experience offering in the Vibes & Encore nightclub outlets (including food, beverage operations and entertainment) with the aim of achieving profitability; maintaining products and standards of operation; maximising customer satisfaction; and delivery of the business objectives



  • Matric or equivalent qualification
  • 3 Year Hotel School Diploma or equivalent National Qualification at a Diploma level



  • 5-6 years in the food and beverage industry of which at least 2 years experience in a supervisory role within the beverage environment


Skills and Knowledge

  • Beverage Product Knowledge
  • Speciality beverage knowledge
  • Financial acumen
  • Planning
  • Motivating others / gaining co-operation





Key Performance Areas:

  • Develop outlet objectives and deliverables in line with Unit operational strategy
  • Facilitate the communication and implementation of operational deliverables for the outlets including beverage, food services and entertainment plans
  • Plan and facilitate the delivery of entertainment, music and dj services relevant for the outlets
  • Implement necessary security responsibilities to ensure outlets are managed effectively and professionally
  • Communicate plans relative to promotions and strategies to relevant staff and stakeholders within the unit
  • Provide clear delegation of authority and accountability for deliverables

Shift Management

  • Put in place staff scheduling and duty allocations to ensure maximum coverage
  • Interact and be present on the floor during operating hours to understand and assist clients with requests, special requirements, recommendations, concerns, resolution of complaints, etc.
  • Manage staff appearance and floor appearance/ functioning of equipment and systems for the outlets
  • Manage the control of stock and operating equipment as per SOP for the outlet

Product Enhancement

  • Collaborate with the F&B Manager to complete a competitor analysis of food, beverage and nightclub entertainment product offerings including pricing comparison
  • Collaborate with marketing and entertainment to source and manage the relationship with entertainers, including dj€™s, that are relevant to the product offering
  • Monitor the use and storage of OE
  • Investigate variances / discrepancies and take necessary action to correct
  • Conduct product performance analyses / reviews and make recommendations to address opportunities and gaps

Operational Standards & Governance

  • Align practices with new legislative compliance around health, hygiene, safety and the environment
  • Implement sufficient control measures (including systems and processes) & checks within each outlet to mitigate any financial risk to the business. All staff in F&B to adhere the policy and procedures.
  • Work with internal stakeholders (maintenance, finance, HR, and security) to identify risk areas and address these
  • Monitor food, beverage and operational standards and processes

People Management

  • Manage staff conditions of employment, e.g. attendance, absenteeism, leave, adherence to policies and procedures
  • Performance contracting, reviews and development
  • Perform on the job training and coaching to close developmental gaps and build
  • Manage productivities and payroll costs for the outlet

Budget management

  • Participate in the preparation of budget forecasts & controls
  • Consolidate Capex requirements for specific outlets
  • Guide and consolidate the completion of Cost of Sales reports
  • Report on the financial performance of the outlets, including providing commentary with regards variances to budgets and forecasts

Customer Relationship Management

  • Provide input into the development of a CVP for the outlets in line with the unit strategy and guest feedback
  • Deal with any escalations / complaints
  • Support VIP services in various initiatives i.e. functions, events
  • Be present and provide management support in F&B outlets and operation

Stakeholder relationship management

  • Communicates department€™s objectives, standards and operating procedures to internal and external service providers as per SLA
  • Negotiate pricing to the mutual benefit of parties
  • Update partners on all event information
  • Provides feedback and reports back to F&B and operational management on the performance and challenges within the outlets










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.