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Posted Oct 6, 2020

F&B Venue Manager - InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

Job Number EMEAA18407

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels

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About us

Are you looking for Room to Grow? An opportunity where you can combine a personal adventure with a career journey like no other?

Fancy living in a world heritage area where the Whitsundays is your back yard and residing in a community that provides a dynamic and diverse living experience whilst you kick amazing life experiences off your list? And then, when you’re at work, grow and develop your hospitality experience within a luxury service environment.

Yes? Read on; because we’ve got live on island opportunities for F&B Venue Managers.

As the world's largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand.  Each of our hotels cultivates a distinctive style and ambience where we embrace every opportunity to give our guests a personal and enriching experience.

Nestled at the northernmost point of the Whitsundays, InterContinental Hayman Island Resort is located on Australia’s most iconic private island. Surrounded by verdant cliffs, crescent-shaped white beaches and celestial-blue sea, the Resort presents a spectacular sensory experience teeming with natural beauty and mindful enrichment. From the moment our guests step off their seaplane, helicopter or luxury yacht, they will discover an idyllic destination of privacy and pampering; where 168 beautifully-appointed rooms, basking in private pools, indulging in culinary artistry and soulful spa treatments are just the beginning.

As we work towards reopening, we are now seeking motivated and dynamic professionals to join our team and bring the InterContinental life alive.

Your day to day

If you'd like to embrace a wider world of experiences and opportunities and grow your career journey with the IHG Family, we'd like to welcome you as a part of our as a part of our Food & Beverage team working across our grand palette of innovation; five  restaurants and bars that present an eclectic array off gastronomic delights and extraordinary local flavour. Each experience enriched by an otherworldly setting, you will drive the team to deliver the exceptional service, creating of rich and personal experiences that will bring the InterContinental Life alive. Reporting to the Director of Food & Beverage, you will play a key role in developing the Food & Beverage team to create a positive and productive work environment; building, motivating and upskilling them to ensure they are highly engaged, deliver results and know how to truly deliver luxury in the food and beverage space.

This role will be responsible for supporting the Director of Food & Beverage to execute the Restaurant & Bars and Special Events strategy within the Resort and managing the day to day of the Restaurants, Bars and Banqueting across the operation. From implementing promotional calendars and driving revenue creation opportunities to workforce planning, running shifts and seeking innovative ways of working – this role will be pivotal in ensuring the restaurant operations and bespoke events hosted are effective and efficient and guest service is unrivalled.    

What we need from you

The ideal candidate will have experience both in hospitality, leadership working in a resort or hotel with multiple Restaurant & Bar offerings. You will have demonstrated capability in influencing and impacting business strategy and also have sound financial, analytical and business acumen partnered with proven ability to deliver on set targets. You will be a change agent with the ability to work alongside a team and collaborate with key stakeholders with a sense of urgency. Strategic thinking, the ability to explore new ways of working and an open minded around how we can drive the Resort forward and deliver unrivalled guest journeys will be highly advantageous. Demonstrated ability to work with guests and champion a brand is also a must.  A strong background in operating bars an advantage.

Previous exposure to a remote island environment would be a plus. However if you’re an organised and confident food & beverage professional who wants to utilise their strong technical skills and passion and gain exposure to bringing WOW events to life, this new, diverse and challenging environment will also be for you.

You must also hold the appropriate work rights to work within Australia alongside an open Australian driver’s license and be flexible to work weekends and evenings as required; commencing from mid to late October 2020.

What we offer

You already know IHG is more than just a great place to stay, that we are also one of Australia’s best employers and have some of the best benefits available. If you're successful in this role, you'll be able to take advantage of those benefits and make the most of our commitment to give you Room to grow.

So go on - show us how your passion and personality are the perfect fit for this role and click apply now.

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