Assistant Banquet Manager wanted at Westin hotel – Dubai

westin hotel DUbai


westin hotel DUbai
westin hotel DUbai

Job Description
Posting Date Oct 10, 2018
Job Number 18002SX9
Job Category Event Management
Location The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, ideally located alongside Dubai’s largest private white sand beach, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina is an iconic destination among the most luxurious of Dubai Beach Resorts. Featuring a classic chic decor are subtle purple accents, our 220 Rooms and suites are designed to stimulate your creativity while offering breath-taking views and outstanding resort facilities will enrich your experience.

The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina Peaceful retreat settled on Jumeirah Beach, the resort offers the perfect destination for the entire family to unwind and recharge with a breath-taking array of recreation activities, and close proximity to major Dubai local attractions. Featuring exceptional views over the Arabian Gulf, our impressive neoclassical architecture fills our five-star luxury beach resort in Dubai with charm and inspiration.

The Banquets Department is responsible for the set up and delivery of all functions within the features over 15,600 square feet of function space for events of 2 to 1,500 guests. The resort boasts an Italian-designed conference center with 7 state-of-the-art meeting and conference venues, in addition to an 8,838-square-foot ballroom for up to 1,200 guests. They will work closely with the Events Team and Kitchen to ensure that all Brands Standards and Westin Service Delivery is met.

Job responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following:

· To positively contribute to the sales activities within your department/hotel and maximize sales opportunities and to be knowledgeable of company products.

· Effectively manage the Conference and banqueting to ensure smooth operation and high standards of customer service and to manage large scale events.

· Optimizing profits and increasing sales.

· Monitors performance, assesses staff objectively and recommends training/ development option to improve skills levels.

· Accepts responsibility/accountability for own decisions and explains the rational.

· Communicates frequently a realistic picture of future plans so people know what has to be done and why.

· Ambitious, target driven and trend-setting team player.

· To give full cooperation to any client or colleagues requiring assistance in a prompt, caring and helpful manner.

· Sets clear personal development targets which focus on behavioral improvement as much as professional/ technical skills.

· To demonstrate a pride in workplace and a high level of commitment.

· To strive to anticipate client needs wherever possible and react to these to enhance client satisfaction.

· To be flexible in assisting around different areas of the hotel in response to business and client needs.

· Willing to share freely knowledge information, ideas and experience to assist others.

· Proactively initiates change in the workplace to achieve improvement in quality or efficiency.

· Ensure all revenue opportunities are maximized through effective teamwork and development and will maintain strict liquor stock control

· Accepts responsibility/accountability for own decisions and explains the rational.

To move into this position you should have

· Tenure in current position minimum one year

· Possess the ability to lead this unique and large operation

· Ability to manage all aspects of the business (daily Operation, F&B cost, Marketing, budgeting, forecasting, quality control)

· Ability to manage, train and develop a team of subordinates

· Result oriented, proactive, innovative leader with an ability to lead and improvise in all situations.

· Ambitious, target driven and trend-setting manager.

· Good interpersonal, People management and Leadership skills.

· Good working knowledge of Food & Beverage products and service standards

· Knowledge of the Dubai market is desirable

· Excellent command of the English language speaking, reading and writing

· Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.

· Multiple language ability

· Smart in appearance, Good interpersonal skills and well groomed

· Good interpersonal skills

· Hotel / High school or equivalent education required

· Ace, Micros, Computer, and opera knowledge,

· Multiple shifts with long hours should be expected