Conference & Banqueting Manager

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Full Time

Kerry

Posted 30 December, 2022

Career Vision Recruiters are currently looking for an experienced conference and banqueting manger to join a high-end property in Kerry. They are looking for someone to lead and motivate a team with the responsibility of the preparation of the conference area and any functions that take place in the conference centre.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

The Conference & Banqueting Manager takes responsibility of the preparation of the conference area and any functions that take place in the conference centre, including all necessary mise-en-place for service; to serve guests in a professional, efficient, and courteous manner. They are responsible to ensure that the quality and standards of the Hotel are maintained at the highest level and guest expectations are met and exceeded. Conference & Banqueting managers will play a role in staff management, health & safety, and operations, doing their best to optimize profit across departments and create the best experience possible for customers by ensuring that the company is represented correctly and that the company’s standards are upheld. The Conference & Banqueting needs to support the Conference & Banqueting Manager and Assistant Conference & Banqueting Manager and assist them where necessary.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To seek opportunities to develop yourself in relation to technical training and professional development and attend any training sessions as required.
  • Ensuring all relevant SOPs are set up and appropriately filed on the company server.
  • Review Department Procedures, implementing new procedures where needed and assisting with the improvements where needed – ensuring everything is documented and trained where relevant.
  • Adherence to company policy and procedure and implementation and enforcement to areas of responsibilities.
  • Ensure all the menus for conference department are typed with allergens and correct details
  • Ensure all table plans are created on time
  • Ensure that menu tastings are looked after, and couple is explained all the details they need
  • To perform Duty Management shifts as requested and provide support as necessary in other areas of the hotel.
  • To conduct any other duties as directed by the Operations Manager and CEO and as reasonably requested by the rest of the Management team.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Qualification in Hotel Management or similar a clear advantage although not required.
  • At least 2 years Food & Beverage experience in a large, busy 4/5* hotel
  • Previous experience advantageous
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and experience in Tablepaths, Hotsoft, Volante or similar is advantageous and an expectation exists that all efforts will be made to move towards being proficient in the use, at least to some extent of these software package
  • Thorough Understanding of the importance of Customer Experience and uncompromising standards of excellence
  • High Attention to Detail with regards to operation, property image, customer service, food standards, costs, safety, presentation, staff management etc.
  • Energetic, Friendly, Approachable, Professional, Courteous and Well Groomed

For more details on this great position contact Jenny in confidence or apply through the link



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