General Manager - The Bavarian Highpoint Melbourne

Rockpool Dining Group

The Bavarian Highpoint are looking for a General Manager to lead and develop the team and re-open the venue!

Rockpool Dining Group is Australia’s leading restaurant group, with a portfolio of premium and casual brands. 
Our Brand
Think of The Bavarian as your local: reliable, fun and comfortingly familiar, with a family-friendly bar, plenty of buzz … and a Bavarian twist. Our heritage showcases an incredible range of imported German beers and iconic dishes, such as our famous pork knuckle & golden-crumbed schnitzels. Yet, we’re supercharged with Aussie pub attributes too, including local brews and value-packed, go-to, beer-friendly food, including burgers and sticky wings and ribs. Enjoy good food, good beers, good times, and the best of both worlds at The Bavarian.
About the Role
Reporting to the Area Manager of the Goldcoast, this is a full-time role. With a commitment to best practice, you will manage the successful operation of the venue. The General Manager role focuses on building a positive restaurant culture and developing team member capability to deliver memorable experiences for our guests.
Key responsibilities of the role include:
  • Overseeing all venue operations, budgets, reporting, and rostering
  • Facilitating the recruitment, onboarding, and training of new team members in line with brand values
  • Having a proactive, and solution-focused approach to driving sales growth and managing costs to meet business objectives and budget
  • Delivering outstanding customer experiences through personally demonstrating positive interactions and coaching the team to do the same
  • Ensuring compliance with all restaurant and bar policies, standards, and procedures
  • Supervising staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs, and financial objectives are met
  • Upholding high operational standards across all areas of the restaurant, ensuring consistency and compliance with brand standards and service culture
  • Maximising the bookings through reservations platforms
What we are looking for
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a management role in a fast-paced, food and beverage driven venue
  • Full Australian Working Rights
  • Have the confidence and professionalism to lead a team
  • Strong work ethic with a hands-on approach
  • Prepared to work flexible hours including weekends and late nights
  • Strong computer acumen, including the ability to use Microsoft Office and POS software
  • A proven track record of controlling and improving results, such as food and labour costs
  • A Front of House expert that can deliver exceptional service and take our guests through a casual and fun culinary journey
  • Immaculate grooming and personal presentation
  • Exposure to opening a new venue will be viewed positively
  • A current VIC Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate & First Aid Certificate
  • Experience managing a team of 30+ both FOH & BOH operations

Rockpool Dining Group offers genuine career development opportunities, along with some amazing staff benefits!