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Jumeirah Royal Saray Bahrain - Jumeirah Group


Job description

About Jumeirah & the hotel
At Jumeirah, we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues in world class environments. We value diversity and provide equal opportunities, employing over 14,000 colleagues from over 140 different countries including locations in Asia Pacific, CIS, Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, South America, Africa and the Middle East.
We want you to do well from the beginning, so we’ll give you every chance to impress during the recruitment process. We promise our colleagues a warm welcome and will help you feel part of our Jumeirah family from day one. You can rely on us to support you as you settle into your journey with us and make Jumeirah ‘Your Place to Shine’. 

The Jumeirah Royal Saray, which is located on the Bahrain shoreline in a premium beach front position, offers 172 guest rooms including two Royal Suites as well as a variety of dining and recreational choices including a state of the art health club and spa.
About the job
An opportunity has arisen for a Director to join the Food & Beverage team in Jumeirah Royal Saray Bahrain.

The main duties and responsibilities of this role:
• Assist in coordinating the organizational and administrative functions in all areas of the F&B Department to ensure delivery of the strategy and compliance with Jumeirah standards
• Initiate special/innovative 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 hotel.
• 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 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 hotel.
• Provide creative ideas to project and enhance the image of the hotel.
• 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 Managers up to date with market needs and trends and ensuring that their product matches these needs
• Train and develop Managers so that they are able to operate independently with their own profit centre and to exceed budget
• Perform any other duties that management may reasonably require

Other duties
• To assist in the identification of market needs.
• To assist in monitoring and analyzing the activities and trends of competitive restaurants and bars.
• To assist in bringing all Managers/Chefs up to date with Market trends and ensuring that their product matches these needs.
• Assists in the building of an efficient team of employees, by taking an active interest in their training, development, safety and welfare.
• Participates in training and development programs that may improve personal or department standards liaising closely with the Training Manager
• To assist in Training and development of Managers so that they are able to operate independently with their own profit centre.
• Demonstrate commitment to the development and implementation of the QMS system and continual improvement of it’s effectiveness by:
• Communicating to colleagues the importance of meeting customer as well as regulatory & statutory needs.
• Ensuring measurable quality objectives are established and actively participate in the review of these objectives
• Ensuring the availability of resources
• Ensure that responsibilities and authorities are defined and communicated within the organization.
• Ensure appropriate communication processes are established.
• Determine the necessary competence for colleagues and provide training or other actions to satisfy these needs.
• Ensure that colleagues are aware of the relevance and importance of their activities and how they contribute to the department objectives.
• Maintain appropriate records of education, training, skills and experience.
• Provide constant coaching, counselling and discipline to colleagues to ensure their capability to meet the needs of the customer and the organization.
• Ensure manning and competence level of selected colleagues is sufficient for the department to meet the needs of the organization and customer.
About you:

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:
• Hotel Management Degree and qualification from a recognised hotel or business school
• Minimum 2 years in a senior F&B management role in a luxury hotel
• Proficiency in spoken and written business English
• Competent in Microsoft Office applications
• Able to manage large and diverse operations
• Creativity and innovation in food and beverage concepts and operations
• Demonstrable achievements in improving customer satisfaction and profitability

About the Benefits:

Besides generous F&B benefits and reduced hotel rates across our hotels globally, this role has excellent employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant who like to associate her/himself with one of the most luxurious brand in the hospitality industry.


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Job type
Manama, Bahrain
Starting in
As soon as possible
Contract duration

Jumeirah Royal Saray Bahrain - Jumeirah Group


A tranquil resort in the heart of the Seef area, where the Arabian decor and hospitality provide a delightful and unique experience.

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