Venue Operations Manager | Coogee

The Venue

“The Pav” as the locals call it is a venue that boasts several food and beverage offerings across two, now three levels. With a bustling family-friendly casual dining offering downstairs, a three concept cocktail bar, fine dining restaurant and tapas bar on the middle floor, mouth-watering Mediterranean menu upstairs, a gelato bar, boutique coffee offering and massive games arena - there is truly something for everyone.


The Role

Merivale are after a stand-out Operations Manager who is a strong leader with experience in high-volume, face-paced environments. This role will suit a passionate hospitality professional, who truly understands what being hands-on means and can adapt to a range of service styles and product offerings within the one venue.


Reporting directly to the General Manager, you will be leading from the front and setting standards high, ensuring a smooth operation of all moving parts in the venue.  Most importantly delivering an exceptional guest experience, developing and leading your team will be at the forefront of your focus.


The key focus of Merivale's success is our people; we build and develop strong teams to deliver excellence, ensuring continued growth and success. We invest in our people and draw on their talents, passion and imagination to define new experiences and create a culture of opportunity and success.


This venue literally pumps - so as a Senior Manager you will need to be experienced in high volume and not be afraid to drive people (staff & security alike) when the pressure is on.


To really succeed in this role, you will need to be ready to give it your all and be a key contributor to the team. We are looking for experienced Managers that have:

  • Exposure to managing large teams in a high-volume venue
  • Minimum of 2+ years in a management position
  • Experience working in a similar venue with multiple offerings will be highly valued
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Influencing, coaching and presentation skills
  • Strong focus on delivering high standards and exceptional product
  • Accountability for aspects of your venue's P&L
  • Business and operational acumen
  • Knowledge and skills to develop staff around product knowledge, service skills, team culture and guest relationships


The Reward
In return you will be provided with a strong and supportive team environment, a rewarding pay, genuine career opportunities and incredibly generous discounts and benefits – including discounts across multiple Merivale venues for you and your friends when you’re not working. 


Oh, and did we mention the venue is ON the beach! 

(Please note only suitable applicants’ that have the right to work in Australia and hold a valid NSW RSA will be contacted).

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