Classification: ANU Officer Grade 8 (Hospitality)
Salary package: $85,704 - $91,871 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Continuing, Full Time
University House is the ceremonial heart of Australia's National University, and a heritage-listed property that incorporates a boutique hotel and functions and events venues. Its commercial businesses serve University staff and graduate students, visitors to and guests of the University, and members of the community.
We are seeking a professional, enthusiastic and knowledgeable Food & Beverage Manager to lead a large, busy department to deliver high quality dining experiences in all venues. You will oversee the operations of the a la carte restaurant, functions, café, and large scale events across campus. You will use wide industry knowledge to develop, implement and manage a range of events that include intimate high level VIP gatherings to large scale celebrations that cater for thousands at a time. Your knowledge of current industry trends in food and beverage offerings will allow you to develop your department into a renowned high quality facility capable to meet any challenge head on.
You will work alongside the Executive Chef to create and implement menu's in all areas that balance guest expectation, budgetary requirements and operational capabilities. As part of the Senior Leadership Team reporting to the Operations Manager, you will also reflect a high level of personal presentation, professionalism and leadership in all circumstances to ensure the best possible outcome for the House and ANU.
Your day-to-day duties include working strategically with the management team, menu creation, monitoring budgets with regards to sales, expenses and stock control, rostering, recruitment, training and mentoring of staff. The development and implementation of standard operating procedures across the department will be a critical component to deliver ongoing high quality guest experiences. Key stakeholder engagement includes other Department Heads and ANU clients across campus.
As a member a busy department, you will have excellent communication skills, a commitment to continuous improvement, high attention to detail, and strong understanding and application of HACCP and Workplace Health and Safety. If you are interested joining our team, our benefits include:
- Professional and collaborative work environment
- Mentoring and ongoing career development
- Excellent remuneration and benefits packages including:
- Flexible working hours
- 17% Superannuation Contributions
- Annual Leave Loading
- Salary sacrificing options for cars, parking, technology, childcare and more.
If you are interested in joining the team to create and deliver high quality dining experiences, we would like to hear from you.
Applicant contact: Operations Manager, University House, Matthew Dowdney firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on email@example.com
ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion
In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:
- Responses addressing the selection criteria.
A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
Proof of relevant qualifications.
Please note: Applications for this position will only be accepted from those with Australian residency or a valid work permit.
Please note: The successful applicant must have the rights to live and work in this country.
Position Description & Selection Criteria