Restaurant Assistant Manager

RightMove Recruitment are now hiring an Assistant Manager for our client, a catering company based in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.

Assistant Manager Mission & Job Summary

Assistant Manager leads the successful day-to-day operations of the restaurant.

Assistant Manager assists our Restaurant Manager in training and developing team members, providing exceptional customer service and maintaining budgets set by their restaurants Restaurant Manager.

In addition to following policies and procedures, principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Leads successful team in day-to-day operations along Restaurant Manager
  • Drives sales targets and ensures the restaurant is on track
  • Supervises and directs workforce, i.e. making staffing decisions (i.e. hiring, training, evaluating, disciplining with the Restaurant Manager)
  • Ensures customer satisfaction and product quality always
  • Assists in management of the store financial, inventory & operational performance by communicating and working with finance and operations team
  • Assists in the management of safety and security within the store
  • Demonstrates organizational skills and possesses an orientation toward detail
  • Acts as Restaurant Manager when this individual is absent or on break
  • Communicates company-wide and restaurant-specific changes effectively in both written and verbal messages
  • Ensures rosters & dailies are done and checked on time
  • Ensures HACCP and cleaning procedures are always properly followed by all team members
  • Instills value structure and focus ethos on all restaurant employees

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to manage store operations independently
  • Ability to manage multiple situations/tasks simultaneously
  • Deep knowledge of customer service
  • Knowledge of supervisory practices
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to plan & organise
  • Problem-solver, team-builder, concise & clear communicator, leadership & coaching skills, prioritization skills
  • Ability to learn and adapt to our company’s standards and procedures
  • Ability to handle sensitive information

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Constant standing/walking
  • Occasional stooping, kneeling or crawling
  • Occasional pushing, pulling, lifting or carrying up to 40 lbs
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs, ramps
  • Constant computer/POS Register and bar equipment usage
  • Frequent, continual, intermittent flexing or rotation of the wrist(s) and spine
  • Constant reaching, turning and performing precision work around bar area
  • Constant receiving detailed information through oral and written communication
  • Constant talking, expressing or exchanging ideas
  • Occasional distinguishing, with a degree of accuracy, differences or similarities in intensity or quality of flavours and/or odours
  • Constant clarity of vision at near and/or far distances

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: €35,000.00-€37,000.00 per year


  • Employee discount


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Tips

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Dún Laoghaire, CO. Dublin: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Assistant Manager: 3 years (required)
  • Catering: 3 years (required)

Work authorisation:

  • Ireland (required)

Work Location: In person

Job Category: Catering Hospitality Management
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Dublin Dun Laoghaire
Salary: €35.000-€37.000 per year

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