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Food and Beverage Manager Vacancy (180725-1)

Closing date: 2018/08/01
Job Title    Food and Beverage Manager
Division    Commercial
Business Unit    Marketing and Communications
Job Type    Fixed Term Contract
Location - Country    South Africa
Location - Province    Gauteng
Location - Town / City    Kempton Park

Job Purpose  
  The incumbent of this role is responsible to develop food & beverage products which deliver a consistently satisfactory consumer experience, in a way that is aligned to brand positioning, and enhances brand equity and improves profit margins. The incumbent of this role is responsible for Food & Beverage Strategy and Implementation.

Lastly, as part of the Commercial team, the role will be required to support the optimization of the costs and customer delight function whilst providing input into customer satisfaction.

Principal Accountabilities  
  Business process
• Develop and execute catering standards for ground and air food & beverages in line with the brand positioning
and cost compression.
• Initiate and facilitate successful conclusion of the procurement process for food & beverage, cost effectively and
transparently to ensure compliance to product standards, e.g. wine procurement, soft drinks, and juices.
• Develop and cost effectively implement menu concepts at predetermined intervals for both inbound and
outbound passengers.
• Conduct and communicate an evaluation of the full upstream and downstream impact of planned menu concept
• Lead the negotiation and formulation of SLA’s with all contracted food & beverage suppliers with Air chefs and
international stations.
• Perform appraisals of prospective catering suppliers, together with airport logistics, as part of procurement of
such suppliers, to support SAA’s network.
• Plan and execute quality assurance audits of all contracted catering suppliers, including instituting corrective or
retributive steps based on outcome of audits.
• Manage SAA strategic suppliers to ensure delivery in line with supply contracts and Service Level Agreements
• Design and implement quality management system on suppliers of food & beverage to ensure compliance to
agreed standards.
• Introduce the application of food & beverage standards in the procurement and catering logistics processes.
• Formulate and manage the implementation of the food & beverage development budget.
• Develop and implement a competitor product development tracking system.
• Liaise with Marketing & Product Department for participation in innovative sales ideas.
• Performance-manage direct reports (e.g. Food and Beverage Specialist) to ensure achievement of individual and
team objectives.

Qualifications & Experience 
   • Matric
• Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality and Tourism / Bachelor’s degree in Consumer Science NQF level 7 essential
• Relevant food technology tertiary qualification, from an accredited institution, is required (Executive Chef Level
• At least 5 - 7 years’ experience in the catering industry

Knowledge and Skills  
  • Methodologies & practices with a specific focus on delivery
• HAACP & Safety legislation if any legal frame work
• Extensive knowledge of the airline catering procurement, logistics and serving (on-board) processes
• In-depth knowledge of the airline industry and statutory regulations relating to catering
• Proactive collaboration at managerial level
• Financial & Budget Management
• Problem solving skills
• Resource utilisation
• Information processing
• Business communication skills
• Facilitation skills
• System, procurement i.e SAP HR proficiency (at and advantage)
• Moderate to high computer proficiency
• Presentation skills and effective management reports
• Writing skills
 • Think
-Developing and Shaping Strategies
-Generating Ideas
-Providing Insights

• Inspire
-Making Decisions
-Empowering Individuals
-Convincing People

• Adapt
-Thinking Positively
-Embracing Change
-Team working

• Act
-Pursuing Goals
-Upholding Standards
-Seizing Opportunities
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