McCarthy - Manager - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Juanita McCarthy

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa


Very Focussed & extremely organized. Management: planning, structuring, delegating, organizing, managing staff, staff training, follow up, follow through, dedicated, committed, reliable, trust-worthy (various letters of recommendations & referral’s) & honest. Excellent leader. Responsiveness = 300%. Results are achieved. Targets are met. Teams are happy & focussed (driven). Owners happy.




have been manager since 2001. lots of experience. really good in the field. have lots of experience, know-how, insight, knowledge & wisdom to get the job done.

Work History

Consulting Agent

Wheatfield Investments

June 2013 - June 2014


Floors Direct/i

March 2010 - June 2013


Tortellini D'oro Italian Restaurant

September 2009 - February 2010

Sales & Import

Aerial Concepts Hobby Shop

March 2009 - August 2009

Store Manager

Belem Bakery & Coffee Shops

August 2008 - January 2009

Listing & Estate Agent

Ari Malan Properties, Durbanville

April 2007 - May 2008

Floor Manager

Telegenix Trading Company

April 2006 - November 2006

General Manager

Theo's Butcher & Grill

June 2004 - November 2004

Restaurant Manager


October 2003 - June 2004

Team Manager

Pigalle Restaurant

June 2003 - October 2003

Restaurant Manager

Carnival Cruise Lines

August 2001 - May 2003

Restaurant Manager

Monte Casino

January 2001 - July 2001

Kitchen Manager

Villa Via Hotel, Strand

January 2001 - December 2001


Vilamoura Restaurant

January 1997 - February 2000

Executive Manager

Hawkins International

January 1990 - December 1996

Wheatfields Investments:
Started working for Mr. Ben during June 2013. My functions are as follows: To assist Mr. Ben with his private & commercial properties in RSA. Mainly property development of his various properties which he owns. I also do consulting work for Mr. Ben. I am also his his personal assistant.

i-floors & Floors Direct:
Started at Floors Direct (North Riding) branch; afterwards transferred to Floors Direct Centurion branch in Pretoria. Floors Direct had a few shops nationwide. Half of the group re-branded during 2011 from Floors Direct to "i-floors". I eventually moved to Xavier branch (Jhb. South) Floors Direct, who later also re-branded to i-floors. Started in sales & was offered store manager position immediately (North riding). Responsibilities & accountabilities include: opening & closing of store, driving sales, attention to detail, discipline & training staff, cash control sheets, stock orders, all general functions, customer service, banking, answering telephones & securing VIP service to all clients & follow up of such. Very high sales targets were reached within the group. Gross Salary R27,500 per month. Mr. Shane Boulle may be contacted at (he resides in New Zealand). He sold the business at the end of February 2013. I trained new owner & staff & left during June 2013. I left because Shane was a great boss to work for & he re-allocated overseas (Singapore & New Zealand).

training of staff

Tortellini D'oro Restaurant

From June 1986

Phone: (011) 440-9581
Mrs. Bollini or Rina (for reference)
Fabulous Delicatessen, restaurant & catering company which have been very successful since June 1986. I left the Bollini family with more achievements in my pocket. They employ approximately 50 staff members and it was truly a great experience. Tortellini was rated "The best Italian restaurant in Johannesburg". My responsibilities included: training of staff, stock controls, interviews, management: front & back of house (waiters, bar & kitchen), selling techniques & VIP service to all customers. I left the business because it was family owned. Dad, mom & daughter disagreed on many matters and it created conflict.

Aerial Concepts:
Contact person: Riekie
Phone (011) 802-8500
I was employed as secretary, sales & import administrator. This Hobby shop is based in Kelvin, Sandton. It is one of the largest hobby shops in South Africa.
For reference phone Riekie (Secretary of owner Mr. Dean Grobbelaar). Riekie did say she will take me back anytime.
I was earning less money than my previous job, hence the fact that I left. I had to look for better position and money.

Belem Bakery & Coffee Shop:
Owner: Warren Dunbar
I was employed as store & relief manager for the following branches: Park Meadows, Darras Centre, Queen Street (all in eastern side of Jhb.) & Carlton Centre branch in town area. Duties included: opening & closing of shops, orders, stock controls, on-the-job staff training, delegating, and management & security checks. I also completed extensive kitchen & bar training with most of the staff. Contact Judy (Warren's Sister) Cell no. 074 498 1983 or Cell no. 083 293 1245 for reference.
As Belem was not prepared to review my salary, I resigned and looked for better financial opportunity at the time.

Ari Malan Properties:
Telephone (021) 975-1189 - Mr. Ari Malan (owner)
I started as listing agent (listed more than 270 single residential plots within one year) in areas: Kuils River,...

Qualifications & Certifications

Tshwane University of Technology

Secunda High School

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