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Lagardère Travel Retail


Bar & Café Manager – Christchurch Airport

Job No: LTR975
Location: Christchurch

  • Leader in travel retail
  • Fast-paced, unique environment
  • Opportunity for career and personal growth

Our company is part of the global Lagardère Travel Retail group, one of the world's largest travel retailers. Our culture is what defines us and makes Lagardère Travel Retail special. It's what has made us leaders in our field and what will allow us to continue to grow and succeed.

Our footprint at Christchurch Airport is due to expand yet again with the addition of an F&B outlet and to meet the operational needs of this new venture, we have created this brand-new position!

Responsible for assisting with the day-to-day management and overall effective performance of our F&B area, you will be expected to work alongside your team to ensure that we provide a friendly, attentive and efficient service to our valued customers through the delivery of high quality products and a level of service that surpasses expectation.

And by applying your leadership capabilities and working closely with management and the support staff, you will also focus on continuous improvement with a team orientated approach to the development of our employees. Rostering, compliance, Food OH&S, store audits, stock control, recruitment, and the list goes on……did we mention this is a varied and busy role?

To be on top of your game and deliver effectively, you will need to have:

  • A solid background in operational control of fast paced hospo environments such as bars and cafés coupled with strong people management experience
  • LCQ or Manager’s certification and Barista skills
  • An analytical and entrepreneurial approach to business
  • Above average communication skills, able to negotiate and influence
  • The ability to use initiative and focus on delivering a world class level of customer service
  • An energetic, driven and enthusiastic attitude with a desire to succeed and commitment to growing the Company brand

This will be a busy and exciting hand’s role….. not for the faint-hearted we hasten to add; which will offer you the opportunity to stretch and challenge yourself in an environment where no two days are the same.

A great opportunity to make your mark within our unique and exciting environment offering future prospects in spades, in a constantly expanding and evolving business.

If we’ve piqued your interest and you're looking for a challenge; and have the experience and confidence to take ownership of this rewarding role then we’d love to hear from you!

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