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Bar Manager

Hospitality & Catering Jobs



25- 30 K


10 King St, Leicester LE1 6RJ

Job Overview

We are searching for a committed, passionate and proactive bar manager who would enjoy working in an exciting, fast-paced environment. The bar manager will promote and grow the business, hire and train waitstaff, and ensure that patrons are receiving excellent drinks and service. You will also manage inventory and resources, plan promotional events, ensure that quality and safety controls are followed, maintain current licenses and create schedules, and set business objectives to increase profits and maximize customer satisfaction. In order to succeed as a bar manager, you should be observant and have the ability to think critically and efficiently. You should be a skilled communicator who is able to diffuse tense working situations along with excellent problem-solving, observation, and interpersonal skills.

Bar Manager Responsibilities:

• Managing the business aspects of the bar, such as keeping a current liquor license, negotiating supplier contracts, taking inventory and reordering supplies, managing budgets, and setting goals.

• Cash Handling and Stock control

• Hiring and training staff to provide excellent service to patrons.

• Creating effective schedules and quickly resolving conflicts to ensure that bar is well staffed during peak hours.

• Setting and enforcing quality and safety controls.

• Ensuring licenses are updated and in line with current legislation.

• Working with diverse personalities both on the staff and patrons.

• Planning and taking part in promotional events.

• Diffusing tense situations between patrons or staff members to prevent possible safety or legal issues, ejecting unruly persons, if needed.

• Maintaining a fun, safe atmosphere for patrons

Qualifications Required

Bar Manager Requirements: • Experienced Mixologist • Restaurant or management experience • Strong understanding of business management • Excellent computer, problem-solving, and customer service skills. • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. • Ability to diffuse tense situations and resolve conflicts. • Willingness to work during peak hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays. • Effectively delegate responsibilities and maximize resources. • Decisiveness. • Ability to walk, stand, and occasionally carry heavy items in a fast-paced, stressful environment.

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Contact Information

Louise Cheshire

0116 454 2829