Director of Food & Beverage - Al Qasr & Dar Al Masyaf - Madinat Jumeirah Resort
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At Jumeirah we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues in world class environments. We value diversity and equal opportunities, employing over 14,000 colleagues from over 140 different countries including locations in Asia Pacific, CIS, Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe and the Middle East.
Set on a private beach, Madinat Jumeirah Resort is an authentic recreation of ancient Arabia, capturing the natural beauty of the region. Madinat Jumeirah features two grand boutique hotels, Al Qasr and Mina A' Salam, accommodation in 29 traditional summer houses in Dar Al Masyaf, conference and banqueting facilities including two grand ballrooms, a 1000-seat amphitheatre and the region's only dedicated entertainment centre and multi-purpose venue, Madinat Arena. The facilities are interconnected by 3km of waterways and landscaped gardens.
The resort also provides extensive leisure and health facilities including Talise Spa and Talise Fitness, as well as Souk Madinat Jumeirah, a traditional retail and dining experience showcasing the best of Arabia.About the Role
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a highly talented and experienced Director of Food & Beverage to join the Al Qasr and Dar Al Masyaf team at the Madinat Jumeirah Resort.
Reporting to the General Manager, the main purpose of this role is to provide strategic leadership support to ensure the Food & Beverage function achieves its goals and positively contributes to the guest experience and profitability of the hotel.
Your main duties will include:
In order to be considered for this role you will possess an internationally recognised management qualification in Hotel or Business Management and have experience in the role of Director of Food & Beverage in a 5 star luxury property and large volume operation. It is an advantage if you have experience in restaurant refurbishment or development/concept development in a resort or beach property in the Middle East or Asia.
As well as the above, you should be able to demonstrate strong leadership skills with focus on talent management and succession planning, creativity and innovation in food and beverage concepts and operations, and demonstrable achievements in improving customer satisfaction and profitability.
You should have experience of working with and managing multicultural teams, have strong commercial acumen, a good command of the English language (spoken and written) and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.