Assistant Banquet Manager


Doha, Qatar

Ref: RP714-16128

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Company Description

The most impressive landmark to grace the Doha skyline, La Cigale Hotel lives up to its reputation and introduces new levels of comfort to hotel and leisure facilities in the city.

What is in it for you?

- Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
- Learning programs through our Academies and the opportunity to earn qualifications while you work
- Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world
- Ability to make a difference in the local community through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

Job Description

Reporting to the Food and Beverage Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

- Supervise the banquet operations
- Assist the Food and Beverage Manager in setting departmental strategies and goals to achieve operational targets
- Issue cash drawers to cashiers daily
- Perform accurate reconciliation of daily cash controls
- Record the working hours of each staff and process weekly payroll
- Ensure all food and beverages are set up and served as per company standards
- Provide training to cashiers and servers on their assigned duties
- Coordinate and manage all activities of food service operations
- Maintain inventory of food materials, equipment, linens, and paper supplies to avoid any shortages
- Supervise the culinary operation team to provide a variety of food items to attract customers
- Adhere to health, safety, and sanitation guidelines
- Organize and execute banquet events to ensure customer satisfaction
- Provide outstanding customer service for repeat business and profitability
- Design innovative floor plans and creative buffet presentations
- Address customer needs and requests promptly
- Adhere to budgetary guidelines and control expenses accordingly



- Previous leadership experience in a Banquet Department is required (2 years minimum experience) Managing all aspects of meeting space
- Computer literate in Microsoft Windows applications required
- University/College degree in a related discipline preferred
- Excellent communication and organizational skills
- Strong interpersonal and problem-solving abilities
- Highly responsible & reliable
- Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
- Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
- Requires open availability; must be able to work all shifts; evenings, mornings, weekends, and holidays

Additional Information

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?

We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor's limitless possibilities.

About the Company

A caring employer providing respect, training and career development for our employees. An attractive employer offering more than 100 professions across the 5 continents.

We are much more than a world leader. We are 250,000 hoteliers with the same shared passion for welcoming. We take care of millions of guests in our 4,300 addresses and on our digital platforms. As an operator and franchisor (HotelServices), owner and investor (HotelInvest), we invest all our energy into making "Feel Welcome" resonate as the finest hotel promise.

From luxury to economy and in every corner of the globe, AccorHotels'​ more than 20 brands meet all the needs of business and leisure travelers seeking comfort, attention and high-quality services.

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