Bar and Grill Manager

Bar Manager

Ref: 407Friday 15 November 2019


This is a very exciting opportunity to work for an up-market bar and grill in Caerphilly. My client is looking for an individual who can adapt quickly and provide structure and excitement for the existing team. 

The manager will be responsible for the commercial success of the restaurant and bar. In this management position you would oversee the running of all aspects of the business, including front-of-house, staff recruitment, accounting, stock control, marketing and advertising the business.

Being a pub manager requires strong management, commercial, emotional and practical skills. You'll have to constantly adapt to ensure that the pub is profitable, pleasant and safe and that it is run in accordance with the law and ethical guidelines.


In general, your duties will include:

  • Interacting with customers (including serving food and drink) and ensuring that high standards of customer service are maintained
  • Taking responsibility for pub safety and security, including recruiting and managing staff
  • Making sure you comply with health and safety regulations
  • Organising and advertising entertainment such as live music events, quizzes etc which may involve researching and recruiting talent
  • Running and advertising promotions
  • Collecting and acting on customer feedback to improve the overall running of the business
  • Undertaking regular stock checks, placing orders with suppliers and restocking (which involves physical work)
  • Ensuring regular maintenance of the premises, including cleaning and repairs
  • Recruiting, training and managing staff, including leading meetings to update and motivate staff
  • Monitoring profitability and performance to ensure sales targets are met or exceeded
  • Full cellar management
  • Managing bookings
  • Admin responsibilities, eg- rotas, paperwork- filing
  • Managing and sticking to budgets
  • Carry out any other reasonable requests asked by owners

Other responsibilities will be discussed directly with the chosen candidate



  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Ability to set and meet targets
  • Excellent staff management and leadership skills
  • Communication and social skills
  • An understanding of relevant legislation
  • Knowledge of products served and customer facilities
  • Capability to respond positively to pressure
  • IT skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Reliability

Food Hygiene full/part qualification required 



Bonus scheme in operation for hitting targets 


Working hours

Will vary Monday – Sunday between 11am-1am.