May 18, 2017
Position Title: Banqueting Manager Department: Food and Beverage Service Company Overview: About The Hotel: As Yas Island Abu Dhabi's premier hotel, Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi sets the standard for exceptional service throughout its 499 impeccable rooms and suites, 12 innovative dining venues and lounges, and the sumptuous ESPA at Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi. The interiors of this Abu Dhabi resort embody a contemporary fusion of elegance and momentum, created with sensuous curves and sleek lines. Guests marvel at the incredible LED canopy that not only emits a concert of color and shade but also embraces the exhilarating Yas Marina Formula 1™ Circuit, defining the Abu Dhabi hotel as a landmark across Yas Island and one of the world’s most extraordinary destinations. For further information visit www.viceroyhotelsandresorts.com/abudhabi About Viceroy Hotel Group: Viceroy Hotel Group is a hotel industry leader in creativity and innovation that draws upon the diverse backgrounds, personalities and styles of our colleagues to ensure a vibrant and unique perspective. At Viceroy Hotel Group, you will discover a wide array of exciting and productive environments where career skills are challenged and sharpened. We attract the best candidates throughout our acclaimed portfolio of properties. It is here that you can maximize your skills and experience as part of a fast-paced, dynamically expanding hotel organization. Viceroy Hotel Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. With an ever-expanding global portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts spanning six countries, Viceroy Hotel Group is one of the foremost hospitality leaders in design innovation, experiential luxury, and distinct service and style standards. For further information visit www.viceroyhotelgroup.com Job Description: The Banqueting Manager effectively and proactively monitors daily functions of the Banquet Department. This includes providing support and guidance to the banquet team and the Conferences & Events team. This also includes working and communicating closely with all hotel departments to ensure a successful and effective result of the event and a positive guest experience. General Responsibilities Include: Leads by example through a passionate and hands-on approach Supports and manages the Banquet Department while working closely with the Food and Beverage Director and other hotel departments. Assists with Human Resources functions such as training, hiring, disciplinaries, performance evaluations, counseling etc. Maintains a good relationship with various sources of hotel patrons Assist in the control and analysis of departmental costs while contributing to the compilation of annual budgets Assists the hotel in reaching top box service scores on our Meeting Planner surveys Ensures thorough communication and understanding with guests and other departments by reviewing Banquet Event Orders Responsible for the appropriate and timely set up of all functions and meetings while maintaining standards of food, beverage and meeting specifications Responsible for proactively reviewing staffing and equipment needs Responsible for ensuring coordination and execution of all events with Culinary, Stewarding, C&E, F&B Creates an environment establishing highest standards of quality service and ensures implementation through effective hiring, training development, promotion and continuous reinforcement. Skills/Knowledge Required: Strong communication skills in English, knowledge of Arabic is an advantage Leadership as well as management and financial skills Ability to multi-task and work in a dynamic environment with a positive can do attitude Ability to develop ideas for special events and holiday functions Supervises, empowers, leads, coaches and motivates the Banquet team towards achieving exceptional guest service results and complete associate engagement Qualification Standards: Education: Hotel Management Diploma or equivalent hotel-related degree Experience: Hotel experience and a thorough understanding of all levels of banquet service. Previous experience as a Banquet Manager/Assistant. Licenses or Certificates: Grooming: All colleagues must maintain a neat, and well groomed appearance (specific standards will be provided) Viceroy Hotel Group is a leading hotel company that combines desirable location, unique design, destination dining and personalized service that touches the heart and soul of our guests. As an industry leader in creativity and innovation, our hotels draw upon the diverse backgrounds and talent of our extraordinary team for optimal success.
Viceroy Hotel Group Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates