Assistant Food and Beverage Manager

Jumeirah Group
UAE

Ref: LP168-17

Jumeirah Group

The Role

At Jumeirah, we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues in world class environments. We value diversity and equal opportunity, employing over 10,000 colleagues from over 90 different countries including locations in Asia Pacific, CIS, Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, South America, Africa, USA and the Middle East.

Positioned at the epicentre of one of the world's most exciting destinations Jumeirah The Meydan provides a prime location to catch the exhilarating action of the racing season and creates a coveted travel destination all-year round. With 285 extravagantly appointed rooms and suites, Jumeirah The Meydan will change your perception of travel with unrivalled standards in luxury hospitality.

We are currently recruiting for a highly motivated and talented Assistant Food and Beverage Manager to assist the Director of Food and Beverage in supervising and coordinating all aspects of the Food and Beverage Operation. With a team of 8 direct reports you will also have responsibility for 90 colleagues.

This role will include a mix of financial, operational and administrative duties.

You will be expected to maximise profitability and revenue by setting targets to meet budgets, participate in preparing the performance plan and annual budget, monitor and take corrective action to reduce waste and breakage and prepare and analyse monthly reports.

You will also ensure that standard operating procedures are consistently adhered to and that the service and kitchen areas are kept to the highest cleanliness and health and safety standard as well as assisting the Outlet Managers in the planning and implementation of activities in order to achieve maximum revenues.

Qualified ideally to Degree level in Hospitality, you must be able to demonstrate at least two years experience of working in a first class property which contains multi food and beverage outlets and will be a mix of bars and fine dining restaurants. You will also be very comfortable working with high volume.

You will be commercially aware and a very strong communicator. This role requires a leader and not just a Manager as we are seeking an ambitious and inspirational individual who will ensure that the customers not only receive the highest service but also that the colleagues are kept motivated.

A very good command, verbally and written, of the English language is essential as is experience of working in and managing a multicultural team.

Requirements

This position offers a highly competitive salary and package which includes; fully furnished apartment/housing allowance, annual flight tickets, medical and dental coverage, pension, life and accident insurance, retail and leisure discounts, 50% discount off Jumeirah F&B Outlets and reduced hotel rates.

About the Company

Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts are regarded as among the most luxurious and innovative in the world and have won numerous international travel and tourism awards. The company was founded in 1997 with the aim to become a hospitality industry leader through establishing a world class portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts. Building on this success, in 2004 Jumeirah Group became a member of Dubai Holding - a collection of leading Dubai-based businesses and projects - in line with a new phase of growth and development for the Group.