Hotel and Retail Manager

Woomera, South Australia, au
Company: Ventia
Category: Sales and Related Occupations
Published on 2021-07-31 19:16:29

About Ventia
Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate.

Adventure Awaits! Great Pay! Friendly Team! Make friendships to last a lifetime! 
The Role:

Bring your passion for hospitality and people to this iconic South Australian outback village. 

Join a community that play a special role is managing and operating this unique Defence owned town. 
Relocate and join the team for the long term or come onboard for a 6 months fixed term – the choice is yours! 
Housing provided and Utilities Paid For!

What you’ll be doing:

  • Build strong working relationships with Defence Force personnel and local community engagement 
  • Support and participate in the implementation and management of Food Safety Program
  • Encourage and empower all team members to identify hazards and report incidents, as well as communicate opportunities for improvement.
  • Ensure appropriate training and instruction is given to team members
  • Establish and maintain required Health, Safety and Environment (HSE), Quality Assurance and Risk Management systems.
  • Manage approved contractors and suppliers, ensuring quality service are delivered 
  • Manage employee performance 
  • Develop department forecasts and budgets, and complete cost analysis 
  • About you:

  • Tertiary qualification in Hospitality Management (or relevant experience) 
  • HACCP Level 3 certification
  • Sound knowledge of Food Safety Standards, Responsible Service of Alcohol relevant legislation and statutory obligations
  • Experience in managing a hospitality team
  • Strong leadership skills and passion to deliver superior service standards
  • Systems and continuous improvement principles
  • Experience in change management and motivating a team through a significant period of change and demonstrating leadership capability to achieve the desired business outcome
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Financial literacy – strong controls of margins, wages and expenses
  • Previous experience in a venue management capacity (including bars, restaurants, stores, takeaway, functions, camp management, mine site kitchen / mess )
  • Previous experience in remote or regional environment (advantageous)
  • Experience in Defence or Defence Industry would be advantageous
  • About Woomera 
    A town of historical significance owned by the Department of Defence and located in the Far North Region of South Australia.
    Ventia plays an important role as an industry partner and offers a range of strategic services to support Defence operations in this unique and important location. 
    Located just 45 minutes from Roxby Downs, 2 hours from Port Augusta and 2.5 hours from Whyalla, working from Woomera gives you the opportunity to explore one of the most unique, vast and beautiful landscapes Australia has to offer. If you are seeking an opportunity to play a pivotal role in supporting Defence and working from this unique location then this is the perfect opportunity for you.

    We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.

    How to apply

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