Posted time October 30, 2023 Location Johannesburg Job type Full-time
  • Reference Number: #4278
  • Date: 30 October 2023
  • Division: Olivedale Retirement Village
  • Position: Assistant Catering Manager
  • Reporting to: Catering Manager
  • Closing date: 10 November 2023

Performance Areas:

  • Systems and Controls
  • Administration
  • Food Production and Service
  • Hygiene & Quality Standards
  • Management of Human Resources (Subordinates)
  • Self-Management
  • Stock Controller

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Computer literate (excel & word)
  • Experience in Menu Planning
  • Grade 12
  • Stock Taking Experience
  • Minimum 4 years Working Experience as Supervisor/Manager in a Catering Industry Environment

Attributes and Competencies:

  • Attention skills
  • Calculation
  • Insight
  • Clerical skills
  • Listening skills
  • Conflict Resolution: Negotiation
  • Time Management
  • Problem solving
  • Feedback
  • Self-Motivation

Performance Standard:

  • Efficient control is exercised over food and operating equipment stocks
  • Equipment and assets are cared for and safe guarded
  • Standard systems and procedures are adhered to
  • Assistance is provided with stock takes and stock control
  • Stock control is exercised in accordance with standard procedures
  • Cash procedures are maintained and variances in cash investigated and resolved and/or brought to the attention of Superior
  • Required statistics are produced daily and submitted to catering manager
  • Meals produced meet standard quality, colour, texture and presentation requirements
  • Production of meals is executed to meet required timeframes
  • Portion control is exercised to meet required budgeted costs
  • Food and beverage service delivery meet client expectation
  • Point of sale/cashiering operation is efficient and accurate
  • Hygiene, food safety and quality standards are met
  • Non-conformances are appropriately rectified within stipulated timeframes
  • New appointments meet the requirements of the job specification and preference is given in terms of employment equity goals
  • Performance is monitored and reviewed at stipulated times
  • Training or development needs of direct reports are identified, planned for and implemented
  • Discipline is maintained
  • Effective communication is practiced
  • Subordinates report harmonious relationships
  • Activities are planned annually and reviewed quarterly

Feedback is provided to the Catering Manager as stipulated


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We reserve the right not to fill this position. Should you not receive any feedback from us within 4 days of the closing date of this vacancy, please consider your application unsuccessful. Our commitment to transformation. Bidvest Catering Services is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity. The commitment is what drives us to achieve a divers, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business.


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