Job Opportunities in a Quick Service Restaurant/Fast Food Outlet in Lagos

Hamilton Lloyd and Associates – Our client is a Quick Service Outlet
chain with over 25 years of experience in providing rich pastries,
Nigerian and continental dishes for the family. Due to internal
expansion; they are looking to hire the services of:

Job Title:  Business Manager- Canteen

Job Summary:
The Business Manager shall work to improve an organization’s market
position and achieve financial growth. The incumbent shall create
strategic plan to develop the Canteen business of the organization by
identifying business opportunities, negotiating and closing business
deals.
Responsibilities: 

  • Design and implement business plans and strategies to promote the attainment of goals
  • Ensure that the company has the adequate and suitable resources to
    complete its activities (e.g. people, material, equipment etc.)
  • Organize and coordinate operations in ways that ensure maximum productivity
  • Supervise the work of employees and provide feedback and counsel to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • To identify opportunities to increase sales of Canteen services, to
    new and existing clients and to develop credible relationships with key
    prospective clients in line with the Company’s sales strategy.
  • To support the Company’s growth objectives by achieving individual
    sales targets and KPI’s working in conjunction with operations to ensure
    new business is handed over professionally.
  • To manage the tender process, ensuring that relevant parties are
    included and professional tender documents are submitted in a timely way
    and in line with sales and brand guidelines
  • To ensure the pipeline for future projects is realistic and have a healthy mix of small, medium and high value opportunities.
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of market trends including client and competitor activity and industry innovations.
  • Help prepare and deliver all aspects of the strategic sales process
    including awareness campaigns, presentations, exhibitions and sales
    collateral.
  • Work closely with the Operations team to identify new service stream opportunities with existing customers

Main Specification 

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degrees in Marketing or other related courses.
  • Experience: Minimum of five (5) years’ related work experience

Additional Requirement 

  • The ideal candidate must have an excellent knowledge of foodservice
    and generating revenue through new sales prospecting and client
    development.
  • Significant experience of new business development within the food industry.
  • Experience of developing cost proposals and writing tender documents.
  • Experience of presenting at tender presentations.
  • Proven track record of selling and achieving a sales target.
  • Thorough understanding of the bid, tender and decision making process.
  • Strong financial and commercial acumen.
  • An understanding of contract legislation would also be an advantage.
  • Demonstrate a total passion for food and service, including an understanding of a range of food trends and insights.

Job Title:  Financial Accountant

Job Summary: 
The Financial Accountant is expected to create financial transactions
that should lead to financial reports from that information. The
creation of financial transactions includes posting information to
accounting journals or accounting software from such source documents as
invoices to customers, cash receipts, and supplier invoices. The
Financial Accountant also reconciles accounts to ensure their accuracy.
Responsibilities: 

  • Reconciling Orders and Receipts
  • Monitoring Food and Supplies Budget
  • Manage Payroll and Vendor Payments
  • Prepare and present deposit slips at the close of business each day
  • Issue a weekly report of sales and expenses
  • Check time cards to ensure that employees are being paid accurately
  • Paying the organization’s expenditures and ensuring that all of the
    organization’s outgoing invoices to clients are paid in a timely manner.
  • Prepare financial reports for executives of the organization
  • Purchase supplies and equipment as authorized by management
  • Calculate and issue financial analysis of the financial statements
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
  • Maintain the chart of accounts
  • Maintain the annual budget
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements
  • Process payroll in a timely manner
  • Provide clerical and administrative support to management as requested
  • Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants 
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Main Specification 

  • Education: A degree   Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance.
  • Experience: Extensive experience in preparing cash forecasts and cash flow analyses.
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.
  • Professional Certifications will be an added advantage

Job Title:  Business Development Manager – QSR

Job Summary
The Business Development Manager shall work to improve an
organization’s market position and achieve financial growth. The
incumbent shall be responsible for locating, developing, defining,
negotiating, and closing business relationships.
Responsibilities

  • Maintain and develop a wide network of contacts and build effective
    relationships within the market place through which you will generate
    opportunities for new business.
  • Opening profitable new accounts and build strong relationships with new customers.
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of market trends including client and competitor activity and industry innovations.
  • Help prepare and deliver all aspects of the strategic sales process
    including awareness campaigns, presentations, exhibitions and sales
    collateral.
  • Work closely with the Operations team to identify new service stream opportunities with existing customers
  • Convert leads to order and account manage the delivery of services through mobilisation
  • Actively contribute towards the successful delivery of the Divisions business plan and targets. 

Main Specification

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degrees in Marketing or other related courses.
  • Experience: Minimum of five (5) years’ related work experience. 

Additional Requirement 

  • The ideal candidate must have an excellent knowledge of foodservice
    and generating revenue through new sales prospecting and client
    development.
  • Significant experience of new business development within the food industry.
  • Experience of developing cost proposals and writing tender documents.
  • Experience of presenting at tender presentations.
  • Proven track record of selling and achieving a sales target.
  • Thorough understanding of the bid, tender and decision making process.
  • Strong financial and commercial acumen.
  • An understanding of contract legislation would also be an advantage.
  • Demonstrate a total passion for food and service, including an understanding of a range of food trends and insights.

Job Title:  Production Manager – Food

Job Summary: 
The Production Manager, shall be involve with the planning,
coordination and control of manufacturing processes. He/she shall make
sure goods and services are produce efficiently and that the correct
amount is produce at the right cost and level of quality.
Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee the production process, drawing up a production schedule.
  • Ensure that the production is cost effective.
  • Decide what resources are required.
  • Draft a timescale for the job.
  • Estimate costs and set the quality standards.
  • Monitor the production processes and adjust schedules as needed.
  • Be responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment.
  • Monitor product standards and implement quality-control programmes.
  • Liaise among different departments, e.g. Suppliers, managers.
  • Work with managers to implement the company’s policies and goals.
  • Ensure that health and safety guidelines are followed.
  • Supervise and motivate a team of workers.
  • Review worker performance.
  • Identify training needs.
  • Be involved in the pre-production (planning) stage as well as the production (control and supervision) stage. 
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Main Specification 

  • Education: Minimum of HND in Food Science or other related courses.
  • Experience: Minimum of five (5) years’ related work experience 

Additional Requirement 

  • Planning and organisation skills to be able run and monitor the production process.
  • The ability to act decisively and solve staff or equipment-related problems.
  • The capacity to grasp concepts easily.
  • ICT literacy to deal with various technologies and programmes.
  • Attention to detail to ensure high levels of quality
  • The ability to communicate clearly and persuasively with your team, managers and clients.
  • Strong negotiation skills for getting materials within budget and at the right time.
  • The ability to work under pressure and motivate others to meet tight deadlines.
  • The ability to work in a logical, systematic manner.

Job Title:  Business Manager (Out Door Catering)

Job Summary: 
The Business Manager must be able to plan, organise, direct and
control the day to day operations of the organisation. He/She should
also ensure rapid growth in sales with regards to proper customer
relations.
Job Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the day to day operations by managing and scheduling labour, developing the Outdoor Catering team.
  • Ensuring health and safety compliance and client safety security policies.
  • To ensure customer satisfaction and profit maximization by following the policies and guidelines of the company
  • Ensure the adherence of company legislated workplace regulations
  • Develop and implement budgets, prepare reports for senior management and ensure the department complies with company policies.
  • Provide the evaluation that can help employees improve their work.
  • Maintain a positive relationship with clients, customers and personnel.
  • Drive Customer focused culture by serving as a role model in resolving customer issues
  • Articulate effectively in working with people of different backgrounds and temperaments.
  • Excellent ability to learn fast.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • A problem solver who quickly grasps complex situations and turns them into manageable tasks.
  • Skilled in time management, prioritizing tasks, and meeting deadlines. 
  • Self-motivated and target-oriented.
  • Ability to work with strict hygiene rules.
  • Confident approach to enforcing regulations and reporting problems.
  • Responsible for management of inventory at the restaurant to eliminate losses, waste and stock-outs.
  • Managing the food and beverage provision for functions and events.
  • Supervising catering and waiting staff at functions.
  • Planning menus in consultation with chefs.
  • Organising, leading and motivating the catering team.
  • Planning staff shifts and rotas.
  • Ensuring health and safety regulations are strictly observed.
  • Budgeting and establishing financial targets and forecasts.
  • Monitoring the quality of the product and service provided.
  • Keeping financial and administrative records.
  • Managing the payroll and monitoring spending levels.
  • Maintaining stock levels and ordering new supplies as required.
  • Interacting with customers if involved with front of house work.
  • Liaising with suppliers and clients. 

Main Specification: 

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Sales, Marketing, Business Management
  • Experience Required: 5+ years of experience within the industry 

Required Skills/Abilities 

  • Team Management & leadership skills.
  • Sales Management.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply via the corresponding email below:

Business Manager- Canteen – preye@hamiltonlloydandassociates.com
Production Manager – Food – preye@hamiltonlloydandassociates.com
Financial Accountant – marvel@hamiltonlloydandassociates.com
Business Development Manager – QSR – preye@hamiltonlloydandassociates.com
Business Manager (Out Door Catering) – marvel@hamiltonlloydandassociates.com , preye@hamiltonlloydandassociates.com

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