Assistant Bar Manager



Signature Group are looking to hire an Experienced Assistant Bar Manager / Supervisor to join the company.

Are you an ambitious, vivacious and dynamic Senior Supervisor/ Assistant Bar Manager looking for a fresh opportunity?

Signature Group currently operates four hotels in Liverpool, with 4 bars, 3 restaurants and event space including The Shankly Hotel, 30 James Street and Signature Art-Hotel.

Our ideal candidate: 

  • 1+ years Cocktail experience
  • 2+ years of supervisory/Bar Management experience
  • Working in a venue with takings of at least £20K per week
  • Experience in assisting in the creation of new cocktail menus
  • Good product knowledge of Wines and Spirits etc.

Job Role: 

  • Responsible for operating the bar in the absence of the Bar Manager
  • Lead from the front taking a hands on approach
  • Ensure service standards are maintained throughout
  • Ensure the department as a function delivers all Bar Core Standards
  • Empower team to be able to handle all positive and negative guest feedback and record correctly
  • Actively consider prevention, recovery and investigation of any complaints
  • Take responsibility for cleanliness, preparation and presentation of the bar
  • Assist the Bar manager in carrying out quality training in a systematic and professional manner using the Bar training program
  • Ensure the team are correctly uniformed, in line with company standards and understand the importance of personal hygiene
  • Ensure team are punctual, polite, courteous and helpful to guests and colleagues at all times
  • Be fully conversant with the facilities, services and promotions offered by the hotels and whenever appropriate, offer this information to the guest
  • Be aware of responsibility for the security of guest and hotel property
  • Assist in preparation of departmental rota’s and stock ordering to ensure they are in line with set budgets and meet the service and business needs
  • Order and purchase departmental supplies, carry out weekly stock takes and action any discrepancies in line with company standards
  • Assist in control of department’s costs through correct storage and distribution of supplies

Required Knowledge/Skills: 

  • Previous experience supervising/managing a team of employees through motivation and development.
  • Proven excellence in customer service.
  • Proven comfort and experience to interact effectively with all levels of management, guests, associates, and clientele, both inside and outside of the organization.
  • Activator/self-motivated to accomplish goals, with a strong sense of responsibility.
  • Proficiency with general office PC applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheets, databases).
  • Must be flexible with working nights, weekends, and holidays