Sales and Catering Manager

  • Post Date: December 3, 2019
  • Apply Before: March 2, 2020
  • Applications 0
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Job Overview

We, an international chain of healthy grab and go outlets & Caterer with outlets in Paris, New York a Dubai are looking for enterprising catering B2B sales professionals for our Dubai operations.

Job Title – Sales and Catering Manager
Report to – Operations Manager
Responsible for – Warehouse/ B2B/ Catering

Below are the principal accountabilites, skills and requirements for this profile –

Principal Accountabilities:
➢ supervise catering and waiting staff at functions
➢ manage the food and beverage provision for functions and events
➢ plan menus in consultation with chefs
➢ recruit and train permanent and casual staff
➢ organize, lead and motivate the catering team
➢ plan staff shifts and rotas
➢ ensure health and safety regulations are strictly observed
➢ budget and establish financial targets and forecasts
➢ monitor the quality of the product and service provided
➢ keep financial and administrative records
➢ monitor spending levels
➢ maintain stock levels and order new supplies as required
➢ interact with customers if involved with front of house work
➢ liaise with suppliers and clients
➢ negotiate contracts with customers, assess their requirements and ensure they’re satisfied with the
service delivered (in contract catering)
➢ maximize sales and meet profit and financial expectations.
➢ oversee the management of facilities, e.g. checking event bookings and allocation of resources and staff
➢ plan new promotions and initiatives, and contribute to business development
➢ deal with staffing and client issues
➢ keep abreast of trends and developments in the industry, such as menus or trends in consumer tastes.
➢ Monitoring drivers schedule

Communication & Working Relationships:
➢ Works closely with the operation team to ensure effective communication and to ensure information
transmission always.
➢ Communicates professionally with subordinates while keeping a productive working environment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:
➢ Has experience in a B2B sales position
➢ Is highly self-motivated assertive and results-driven
➢ Is a highly articulate and effective communicator (both written and verbal)
➢ Has strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a rapidly shifting workload
➢ Has a flexible attitude in a rapidly growing brand
➢ Autonomous, works independently
➢ Effective Influencer and relationship builder
➢ Experience with CRM management
➢ Proven track record in sales / account management/engaging with quality executives brands & wholesalers.
➢ Strategically prospect new partners and sales channels to develop new business pipelines to progress toward greater marketplace penetration in appropriate channels
➢ Manage daily inbound inquiries and outbound sales efforts from medium/large
➢ Forecast and track key account metrics (e.g. quarterly sales results and annual forecasts)
➢ tend and lead on driving sales for select trade shows with the team representing brand and product
➢ Releasing wholesale orders and ensuring any system related issues that may occur are resolved
➢ Working with the Kitchen and Warehouse team to ensure on time dispatch of wholesale orders during peak periods
➢ Working with the Operations team to upload item master data – ensuring there is consistency and accuracy
➢ Proficient with an ERP
➢ Able to manage own priorities, set own work objectives and proactively identify business issues and develop creative solutions
➢ Driving License Required

Physical Requirements of the job:
The job may require: Long working hours, Working during holidays, and covering different shifts (Night Shifts and weekends

Work environment involves potential exposure to hazards or physical risks, which requires following basic safety precautions.

Job Detail
  • Offered Salary (USD $)$0- 15,000
  • Career LevelManager
  • Experience 5-8 Years
  • GenderMale
  • INDUSTRYFood Services
  • QualificationMaster’s Degree
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