Assistant Bar Manager

MSC Cruises
November 18, 2019
MSC Cruises
Food and Beverage Jobs
Bar Manager
not specified


In line with MSC Cruises policies and procedures and under the supervision of the Bar Manager, the Assistant Bar Manager leads a multicultural team and overseen the shipboard beverage operations for all bars/lounges, outlets and crew bar areas in order to achieve the best level of guest satisfaction and revenue.


  • Assists the Bar Manager, ensuring compliance with quality and sanitation standards and procedures in all Bars, lounges and Crew bars;
  • Assists the Bar Manager on daily beverage operations in all Guest and Crew Bars;
  • Assists the Bar Manager to generate maximum sales and profits by creative work procedures;
  • Controls the daily work of Bar service crew in the assigned bar;
  • Ensures all bars are fully stocked to par level at all times;
  • Ensures Guests are not kept waiting unreasonably for service in any bar or associated area;
  • Supports the Bar Manager in his cost control responsibility through close monitoring of the inventory;
  • Supervises daily self-inspection checks to ensure all bars, bar pantries, machinery and storerooms meet all Company sanitation and safety requirements;


  • Fluent English, oral and written. Any additional European language isconsidered an advantage (Italian, Portuguese, German, Spanish and French);
  • At least 2 years of shipboard experience as Asst. Bar Manager;
  • Education within hotel/catering industry or equivalent experience in 4/5 star restaurant, hotel or resort;
  • Computer literacy, knowledge of Fidelio, Micros and MMS is an advantage;
  • Good management and organisation skills;
  • Passion about hospitality and customer service driven;
  • Revenue orientated;
  • Sound knowledge of accounting and cost control procedures


  • Possess a valid passport and when possible a seaman book copy;
  • STCW certification is compulsory (basic fire fighting, personal survival techniques, elementary first aid, personal security and social responsibility);
  • A recognised medical certification is required before starting to work on board.

STCW Certificates

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Work Experience Requirements

All applicants must have previous experience in working on a Cruise Ship, in a 4/5* Hotel or in an Upscale Restaurant.

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

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