Branch Manager – Mkhondo needed at Hollywoodbets

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Job title : Branch Manager – Mkhondo

Job Location : Mpumalanga, Nelspruit

Deadline : July 13, 2024

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Job Description

Being a part of the Hollywoodbets Purple Team is an opportunity to become a part of one of South Africa’s biggest success stories. From humble beginnings in Durban, Hollywoodbets has grown into a powerhouse brand operating across Africa and the United Kingdom. And that’s just the beginning. Our talented Team is on a mission to increase our global footprint, ready to take on any challenge because at Hollywoodbets, not even the sky is the limit. Join our Team and let’s reach for the stars.

We have an amazing opportunity for a Branch Manager to be based in Mkhondo, Mpumalanga, Do you think you have what it takes to be our newest Purple Star?

The successful candidate will manage the operations of the branch in terms of increasing stakes, managing costs, resource management, customer services and compliance.

With Hollywoodbets You Will:

Innovate and create as part of a like-minded, authentic Team eager to achieve goals.

Embrace challenges and the thrill of working in a vibrant and fast-paced industry.

Grow with our development plans and culture that allows you to further your career.
You Bring

  • 1-2 years in a management capacity or managerial experience.

A Bonus To Have:

  • Diploma/Degree/ NQF 4 Learnership.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • 1-2 years sales management.
  • 1-2 years cash management.
  • 1 year within the Gaming or Betting Industry.

What You’ll Do For The Brand:

Branch Growth

  • To manage the achievement of targets and branch growth in accordance with operational procedures.
  • Retail existing customers grow new customer base. Generate a branch business plan in consultation with the regional manager and implement accordingly to drive these growth targets. Work closely with the marketing team and promoters in support of growth initiatives.

Competitor Analysis

  • Conduct continuous comparisons with competitor in the area and region, looking at factors such as headcount, different product offerings, which factors give competitors an advantage over the company, and make recommendations to attract customers from competitors. Strive to be viewed as the market leader in the area and put initiatives in place to ensure that the company remains the leading competitor.

Branch Administration and Cost Management

  • Manage branch cost and budget to ensure maximum profitability- manage monthly expenses. Cash management within the branch according to defined processes/procedures and minimize risks, theft/fraud. Ensure adherence to credit card administration &EFT policies where applicable.
  • Manage branch stock control to ensure that there is sufficient supply (although not over/under). Ensure that a stock taking is done weekly and account for stock shortages.
  • Manage all security aspects in the branch.

Branch Appearance

  • Ensure that the branch is always neat and tidy according to Hollywood standards. Ensure that the facilities are well maintained and in working condition.

Branch Reporting

  • Ensure that daily newsflashes provide a high-level overview of the operations for the day. Ensure weekly/monthly reporting on branch performance based on stakes, number of bets per type of bet, branch budget and costs and growth plans as well as high risk/compliance issues.

Customer Experience

  • Ensure superior customer service and customer experience. Pro-actively address customer complaints and ensure customer feedback is positive. Build strong relationships with regular customers/punters. always Create a customer centric culture within the branch and drive the philosophy of “service with a smile”.


  • Ensure compliance with company, legislative and legal requirements. More specifically, ensure compliance with Gambling Board requirements. Compliance and adherence to company’s internal control policy, Compliance to the Code of Ethics and escalate fraudulent activities. Ensure that there is always a registered FICA officer on site during operating hours and compliance posters are displayed.


  • Manage communication within the branch to ensure that all communication that should be disseminated to team members is in fact being communicated and team members are aware of key business campaigns, business updates and marketing campaigns. Ensure that the correct lines of communication are always followed and that that timeous feedback is provided to support office when information is requested.

People Management

  • Manage branch team members in terms of HR policy (recruitment in conjunction with AM, on the job training and development (identify areas of development and coordinate training interventions), leave management, performance management, labor relations (disciplinary actions/poor performance), retention and recognition. Manage team member rosters/schedules considering busy periods, events, and operational requirements.


  • Actively promote the Hollywood values. Live the values and lead as an example to the team.
  • If the branch has LPMs, responsible for management thereof.
  • If the branch has F&B facilities/RD facilities/support office teams/training facilities, ensure a close working relationship with these divisions. Responsible for the maintenance/facility management of the entire building/branch.
  • Work closely with the Regional Manager/Area Manager to suggest areas of improvement to ensure that the Branch attracts and retains punters. Provide solutions for challenges faced within the branch.
  • Ensure timeous submission of daily, weekly, monthly reports.
  • Must be available 24/7 in case of emergencies.

What You’ll Bring To The Team:

  • Demonstrate a good understanding of betting procedures and betting types.
  • Demonstrate good business acumen skills.
  • Demonstrate good financial management skills.
  • Excellent people management skills.
  • Customer service and orientation experience.
  • Must be able to identify, analyse, organise, and solve problems.
  • Follows through and delivers results despite obstacles.
  • Good attention to detail.

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