Restaurant Manager

Oasis is seeking a cafe manager to oversee busy Middle-Eastern inspired restaurant. This family business houses a grocery, café and commercial kitchen. With over 100 employees Oasis is constantly growing and changing.  We have an opening for an experienced Manager who can navigate the growth of this busy restaurant.  You will be challenged by the scope of this role but rewarded for meeting sales and labour targets.  

We are seeking leader with at least four years management experience in a similar fast paced environment. Drawing on your operational experience and staff development skills you will mentor your team, ensuring they re engaged and delivering consistently high standards of service and  productivity. Candidates will be highly organised, energetic and enthusiastic in this hands-on role.

What you will bring to our table:

  • Ability to manage, train and mentor fulltime, casual and part time staff
  • Ability to drive sales and profitability by identifying and delivering on opportunities for growth
  • Experience in partnering with human resources to provide ongoing in-store training, improving engagement and tenure
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a positive working environment encouraging an engaged workforce, and improving the customer in-store experience
  • Aptitude for overseeing, monitoring and reporting on  promotions 
  • Capability to ensure effective OH & S standards are being maintained 
  • A collaborative nature - working with higher management to expand and develop the growing business through sales analysis, marketing strategy and greater understanding of the Melbourne market
  • Proven ability to organise and participate in special events

You will also need:

  • An eye for detail, with the ability to problem solve, prioritising workloads to deliver deadlines and KPIs and ensure store standards are maintained
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to control labour costs and drive revenue
  • Effective leadership skills and the ability to engage and motivate others
  • Passion and enthusiasm, with a very "hands on" approach
  • Strong interpersonal, motivational, communication and organizational skills

Oasis is an iconic food destination in Melbourne, that prides itself on its diversity and uniqueness. We are looking for a like-minded individual to lead the existing team of energetic individuals.  Preferred candidates will be charismatic and enjoy working with people and will have:

  • At least 4 years at a similar level
  • Strong aspiration to grow and develop
  • Ability to work over weekends and public holidays
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

In return, you will receive:

  • The opportunity to grow with a rapidly developing business
  • A flexible work schedule
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse range of skilled and experienced individuals

Applicants that possess all the skills and experience needed and are motivated to grow with a business are encouraged to submit a current resume and cover letter now.