General Manager - OKKU Beach

Dubai; UAE
Competitive Salary, Incentive Scheme, Accommodation & Transport Allowance, Medical, Flight Tickets
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Job Level

Whissle is a Dubai based full service boutique Luxury & Lifestyle hospitality company founded by Markus Thesleff and Ramzy Abdul-Majeed, who are the co-founders of:

  • the multi-award winning OKKU Luxury Japanese Restaurant and Lounge
  • Riva Beach Club, a standalone Beach Club
  • Sophies an innovative gastro-cafe
  • CLAW; an American Crabshack Concept in Souk Al Bahar
  • Cielo Sky Lounge & Casa de Tapas, located at Dubai Golf on the Creek

The General Manager - OKKU Beach will be entirely responsible for the group venues and operations and reporting to the Executive Team on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis.

The key responsibility of the role is to act as a support mechanism to the venue management teams to ensure successful ongoing profitable operations and to maintain consistent Standards of Operations across the OKKU Beach operation.

The General Manager will be act as a liaison between the Founders & Investors and the F&B Operations and will be able to establish deep relationships across the group with the respective Venue GM's, their Staff , the Finance Team and HR Administration.

OKKU Beach will have a staff of 160+ staff across five separate area's of operations and will require an individual with a solid skillset gained across a variety of operations and able to lead multi-million dirham venues.

All aspects of the operations will be under the responsibility of the General Manager - OKKU Beach including (but not limited to) as below :

  • Front of House
    • Staffing - Selection & Hiring
    • Training & Development
    • Reporting Structure
    • Sales
  • Back of House
    • Staffing - Selection & Hiring
    • Menu design & management
    • Cost Control
  • Operations
    • Supplier Negotiations
    • CCTV
    • IT Services
    • Asset Management
    • Capital Expenditure
    • Partner Negotiations
  • Entertainment
    • Staffing & Entertainers
    • AV
    • Sound Systems
  • HR
    • payroll
    • visa's and PRO
    • leave (annual/sick)
  • Marketing
    • online, radio, print media, social media

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