F&B Manager | Limpopo | 4 star Lodge

Recruit for Africa Date Job Posted: 14-Sep-2018

Location: Bela Bela

We are looking for an experienced FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGER to join the team of this well-known, 4 star lodge located in Bela Bela


  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in Managing a fully operational F&B department in a 4 or 5 star Hotel/Lodge environment with a staff complement of at least 40 people.
  • Valid Food & Beverage Qualification
  • Matric
  • Good command of the English language
  • Basic Financial Understanding
  • Advanced understanding of cost of sales & profit margins
  • Working knowledge of stock controls
  • Banqueting & Conferencing Experience
  • Excellent “Attention to detail” awareness 
  • Ability to organize and run promotions and events
  • Good Computer skills in MS Office (Word, Excel & Outlook)
  • Ability to write weekly and monthly reports 
  • Excellent time management skills combined with a hands-on approach
  • Reliable, Ethical, Confidentiality driven, Motivated, Sales Orientated, Honest, Passionate about F&B
  • Ability to manage a Food & Beverage Department as a business unit.
  • Staff Training
  • Valid RSA Drivers licence
  • Valid RSA ID
  • Excellent Track Record with at least 2 years in each position
  • Well-spoken and presentable 
  • Be guest-centric ensuring great experiences
  • Innovative and creative - To drive hospitality at the Lodge to new levels
  • Relationship building, with staff, guests, the community, the industry (agents and other lodges)
  • Must be able to cope under pressure to meet guests needs
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with staff and guests
  • Attention to detail
  • Diligence and self-motivation to meet deadlines
  • Willingness/ability to share information and teach and inspire others
  • Adherence to all company practices


  • Staff Management (Training, Performance & Appraisals, Client Service, Policies & Procedures, SOP’s)
  • Development & Implementation of Food & Beverage Procedures
  •  Able to achieve targets
  • Equipment and Stock control
  • Design, Implement and Manage Shift Schedules for staff,
  • Establish Food & Beverage budgets and Financial goals
  • Monitor operations and ensure compliance with health, safety and hygiene industry standards
  •  Accounting (Cash Flow, Bank Deposits, Budget, General Financial Statements)
  • Respond to client inquiries and/or complaints, -   Develop & Implement marketing strategies, -         Be able to work in a remote area.


  • Salary negotiable within reason & dependent on experience and qualifications
  • 13% Provident – forms part of CTC package (compulsory membership). 
  • Medical aid for individual only, restricted to Classic Saver or below option on Discovery – forms part of CTC package (voluntary membership) 
  • Live In Position & Meals provided on duty – single accommodation only, due to the location – no pets and no children


To apply for Food and Beverage Manager | Limpopo | 4 star Lodge, please send your CV with recent photo and contactable references.


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Job ID
Job Title
F&B Manager | Limpopo | 4 star Lodge
Employer Type
Bela Bela
Salary Type
Market Related, Live In
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