Food and Beverage Manager – Nautilus Resort, Rarotonga
Are you an ambitious and service-oriented professional looking to take on a leadership role in a 4.5-star beachfront resort? We have the perfect opportunity for you!
About Us: Nautilus Resort, located on the stunning South Pacific island of Rarotonga, is a flagship resort for luxury boutique accommodations in the Cook Islands. We boast the award-winning Nautilus Restaurant, offering beachfront dining and a 4.5-star experience. Aqua Bar at Muri Beach Resort, our adjacent venue, provides a cool and casual atmosphere overlooking the Muri lagoon.
About the Role: As the Food and Beverage Manager, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the day-to-day operations, events, and administrative management of our F&B department. Reporting to the Resort Manager, you will be a key member of the executive team, ensuring the highest standards of service, presentation, and guest experience.
- Maintain brand standards of service, presentation, and guest experience
- Collaborate with the F&B management team to meet KPIs and budget
- Manage human resources issues and prepare weekly rosters
- Help develop menus and promotional opportunities
- Prepare daily and weekly operational reports
- Ensure compliance with Sale of Liquor License obligations
- Co-ordinate and conduct training for the F&B team
- Plan, prepare, and execute various functions and events
- Oversee inventory management and equipment well-being
- Minimum 5 years of experience leading a restaurant team, preferably in an upmarket hotel/resort
- High level of F&B operations, technical skills, and product knowledge
- Knowledgeable in bar operations, mixology, and sommelier skills
- Strong leadership, administration, and inventory management skills
- Exceptional communication and customer service skills
- Events planning, co-ordination, and management experience
Benefits and Culture:
- Personal and professional development opportunities
- Staff discount on F&B and Spa services
- Return airfare on completion of contract
- Expatriate medical insurance
- Duty meals and uniform provided
- 2-3 year contract
- Salary in NZD$
- Superannuation 5%
- Return airfares
- Expatriate Medical Insurance
- Duty Meals
- 30% Staff Discount on F&B
Hours of Work:
- Full-time position (48 hours per week)
Application Requirements: Cook Islands government requires a Police Clearance from your country of residence and an authorized Medical Report for permit applications.
For more information about the resort, visit Nautilus Resort Rarotonga or check our Facebook pages – Nautilus Resort Rarotonga.
If you thrive in a fun team and fast-paced environment, apply now and be a part of our internationally recognized destination in the luxury travelers’ market!