Food & Beverage Manager
Are you a diversified professional looking for a role within an ambitious Hospitality business? Are you confident, able to influence, challenge and to build relationships at all levels?
Jumeirah Vittaveli Maldives is recruiting for a Food & Beverage Manager to join our exceptional Food & Beverage team based in the Maldives. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for someone with proven hospitality experience who is personable and capable to quickly establish their credibility.
At Jumeirah, we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues in world class environment. We value diversity and equal opportunity, employing over 14,000 colleagues from over 140 different countries including locations in Asia Pacific, CIS, Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, Africa the Middle East.
Jumeirah Vittaveli is a mere 20-minute boat ride from Malé International Airport, nestled in a spot of astounding beauty. The resort comprises 90 villas and suites, each offering exquisite views of the Indian Ocean. With four restaurants, a Talise Spa, and dedicated kids and separate teenagers clubs, the resort is ideal for couples, families or groups, bringing personalized excitement to any holiday.
Informal yet elegant, with the perfect touch to fulfill every need, Jumeirah Vittaveli is a magical island escape that indulges and delights. Whether you dream of romantic togetherness or long to revel in playful leisure, an abundance of unparalleled choice, comfort and pleasure sets the stage for the freedom that Jumeirah Vittaveli unveils.
If you are excited by a challenge, have a can-do attitude and a passion for creating unique and memorable experiences; join us as we build a very special team in a region of outstanding natural beauty, rich heritage and unique culture.
About the Role
Coordinating the organizational and administrative functions in all areas of the Food and Beverage Department to ensure delivery of the strategy and compliance with Jumeirah standards fantastic
Initiate special promotions and activities that generate additional revenue and popular interest.
Monitor service and food and beverage standards in all outlets and kitchens ensuring that managers take corrective actions as necessary.
Assist in monitoring the activities and trends of competitor hotels, restaurants and bars and keep up to date with international trends in order to ensure the competitive advantage of the resort.
Create the guest experience cycle with team and drive activities to support
Organize entertainment and maintain equipment protecting the resorts assets.
Make recommendations for modernization of equipment, service methods, and presentation to improve guest satisfaction and profits.
Monitor closely the profitability of all food and beverage outlets in order to provide solutions to improve problem areas and assist in implementing corrective measures.
Set, in close conjunction with each Outlet Manager, annual operating budgets which will form part of the Business Plan.
Participate in public relations activities, sales calls or other promotional activities designed at enhancing the image and profitability of the Food and Beverage department and the resort.
Provide creative ideas to project and enhance the image of the resort.
Personally and frequently verify that guests in the hotel are receiving the best possible service available in order to make continuous improvement
Spend time in the various operations to ensure the operation is managed according to standard
Frequently verify that the best products are used in the hotel operation to ensure guest satisfaction
Ensure that HACCP and other local regulations are adhered to ensure the highest food hygiene standards
To assist in bringing all Outlet Managers up to date with market needs and trends and ensuring that their product matches these needs
Train and develop Outlet Managers so that they are able to operate independently with their own profit center and to exceed budget
Perform any other duties that management may reasonably require
Qualifications and experience
Management qualification from a recognized hotel or business school
2 years in a senior F&B / Restaurant management role in a luxury hotel
Management experience in creating unique guest experience
Proficiency in spoken and written business English
Competent in Microsoft Office applications
Able to manage diverse operations
Creativity and innovation in food and beverage concepts and operations
Demonstrable achievements in improving customer satisfaction and profitability
Experience with EFQM or other quality model highly regarded
- Job type
- F&B service
- Starting in
- As soon as possible
- Duration of the contract
The company was founded in 1997 and currently operates 20 hotels in 7 countries. Jumeirah’s promise of STAY DIFFERENT™ delivers imaginative and exhilarating experiences in culturally connected environments offering a thoughtful and generous service.
In line with this promise, the individuality of the Jumeirah portfolio is unmistakable, encompassing Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; the world renowned Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the world’s most luxurious hotel and recognised as the symbol of Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London.
Jumeirah Group also manages two five-star luxury serviced residences: Jumeirah Living World Trade Centre in Dubai and Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living in London; Talise, our spa brand; Jumeirah Restaurants, our restaurant division; the thrilling Wild Wadi Waterpark; and the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management.
Whenever you stay with us or use any of our services, our aim is for you to come away with a sense of the Jumeirah spirit - a genuinely caring and personal service. In our own words, to STAY DIFFERENT™.