Operations Manager - Venue | Royal Bondi

Merivale is still on the lookout for top talent to join Sydney’s best hospitality venues. We have amazing opportunities across the business at multiple levels and in all venues from our pubs to hatted restaurants. This is an exciting time to be part of the Merivale family as we continue to grow, with new openings coming online in the next few months. We are actively recruiting for our venues and want to hear from you today! 


We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Operations Manager to join our The Royal Bondi team.


The Venue

The Royal Bondi, an iconic watering hole since 1907, this place knows how to have a good time. The front bar at The Royal gives you everything you’d expect from a classic local, and we’ve thrown in few extras, because, why not? If you’re keen to make the party happen, choose some crowd-pleasers from our digital take on the old-school jukebox.. Then you can make your way out the back and enter our casual Italian eatery Totti’s. Headed up by exec chef Mike Eggert, Totti’s is all about enjoying simple, delicious food with your favourite people. 


The Role

Merivale are after a stand-out Operations Manager to head up the entire operation across The Royal Bondi. We need someone who is a strong and passionate leader, not afraid to roll up their sleeves working in venue alongside their team in order to better understand and drive guest experience, strategy and growth!


Reporting into the Venue Manager, you will run the day-to-day operations within main bar around all things people, product and performance. Your day could look like anything from management of compliance, to curation of F&B menus, to stocktakes and audits, to driving team training and initiatives, to collaborating with industry leaders around achieving company visions and goals!


At The Royal Bondi, we work together as a team to provide exceptional experiences for the guest, and always provide feedback to one another. This role will suit a passionate hospitality professional, who can adapt to a range of service styles and product offerings within the one venue.


To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have exposure to managing large teams in a high-volume restaurant, pub or bar
  • Be ultimately accountable for aspects of your venue's P&L
  • Have a strong focus on delivering high standards and exceptional product
  • Be hands-on and operational
  • Be responsible for developing the skills of the staff around product knowledge, service skills, team culture and guest relationships
  • Have strong stakeholder management skills
  • Have a minimum of 2+ years in a management position


The Reward

When you join Merivale, you are joining a company that values you. In return, you will be provided with fantastic career development opportunities, a strong and supportive team environment, incredibly generous discounts and benefits at 80+ venues with a tonne of training and development opportunities, supporting our next generation of hospitality professionals.


If you live for the art of a great customer experience, building a superstar team and delivering world class service - We would love to hear from you! Get in touch with us today.


Merivale is looking forward to a strong and bright future, this includes being a registered ‘COVIDsafe’ organisation. Keeping the health & safety of our guests and employees is at the forefront of how we operate, and under the directive of the Government, we will continue to maintain a ‘COVIDSAFE’ environment for all.


 (Only applicants that have a current RSA and the right to work in Australia will be contacted.)

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