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Assistant Chief Steward

United Arab Emirates - Dubai

Full job details

Recruiter
Renaissance Downtown Hotel Dubai
Posted
24/11/2016
Ref
160017HT
Location
United Arab Emirates - Dubai
Job Type
Food & Beverage, Food & Beverage Steward
Sector
Other
Job Level
Non-Management
 

Job Description

 

Description   You were always one of those curious kids who opened every cabinet, peeked behind every door, and never ceased to ask "why" when given an explanation. Today, you bring your personal style to every experience. You live life to discover. You are passionate about your neighborhood, always looking to explore the places one wouldn’t find in a travel guide. If this sounds like you, you’re in the right place. You’ve got authentic style, natural curiosity and a warm way with people. Renaissance is not just a place to spend the night, it's a place to discover, a place in the world with style like yours. That’s why we’re not just looking for anyone. We’re looking for someone like you.  
Qualifications

  JOB SUMMARY   Manages the daily kitchen utility operations and staff.  Areas of responsibilities include dish room operations, night cleaning, back dock cleaning and maintenance, banquet plating and food running.  Supervises kitchen employees not actively engaged in cooking (e.g., dishwashers, kitchen helpers, etc.).  Strives to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget.   CANDIDATE PROFILE    Education and Experience
  • High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the procurement, food and beverage, culinary, or related professional area. OR
  • 2-year degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; 2 years experience in the procurement, food and beverage, culinary, or related professional area.
  CORE WORK ACTIVITIES   Managing Day-to-Day Operations
  • Orders and manages necessary supplies. Ensuring workers have supplies, equipment, tools, and uniforms necessary to do their jobs.
  • Schedules events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.
  • Monitors the inflow of ordered materials and the maintenance of current materials.
  • Conducts china, glass and silver inventories.
  • Controls inventories of food, equipment, smallware, and liquor, and report shortages to designated personnel.
  • Inspects supplies, equipment, and work areas in order to ensure efficient service and conformance to standards.
  • Investigates reports and follows-up on employee accidents.
  • Manages all equipment, china, glass and silver (e.g., adequate clean supplies of each).
  • Supervises employees ability to follow loss prevention policies to prevent accidents and control costs.
  • Enforces proper cleaning routines for serviceware, equipment, floors, etc.
  • Enforces proper use and cleaning of all dish room machinery.
  • Ensures all food holding and transport equipment is in working order.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Ensures compliance with food handling and sanitation standards.
  • Informs and/or updates the executives, the peers and the subordinates on relevant information in a timely manner.   Leading Kitchen Team
  • Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
  • Supervises and manages employees. Manages all day-to-day operations. Understands employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees' absence.
  • Provides the leadership, vision and direction to bring together and prioritize the departmental goals in a way that will be efficient and effective.
  • Ensures and maintains the productivity level of employees.
  • Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.
  • Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.
  • Celebrates successes by publicly recognizing the contributions of team members.
  • Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
  • Communicates performance expectations in accordance with job descriptions for each position.
  • Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees.
  • Participates in the management of department's controllable expenses to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.
  • Strives to improve service performance.
  • Solicits employee feedback.
  • Understands the impact of department's operation on the overall property financial goals and objectives.   Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service
  • Attends meetings and communicates with executive, peers, and subordinates as an effort to improve quality of service.
  • Manages day-to-day operations, ensures the quality, standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.
  • Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.   Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities
  • Provides guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Recruits, interviews, selects, hires, and promotes employees in the organization.
  • Trains employees in safety procedures.
  • Provides feedback to individuals based on observation of service behaviors.
  • Reviews employee satisfaction results to identify and address employee problems or concerns.
  • Ensures disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and support the Peer Review Process.
  • Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.
  • Ensures utility staff is properly trained regarding sanitation, equipment handling and chemical usage.
  • Participates in employee progressive discipline procedures.
  MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES Leadership
  • Adaptability - Determines how change impacts self and others; displays flexibility in adjusting priorities; and communicates both the reasons for change and how it impacts the workplace. 
  • Communication - Customizes approach to conveying complex information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner; appropriately interprets verbal and non-verbal behavior; and models active listening to ensure understanding..
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making - Models and coaches others on breaking complex issues into manageable parts, identifying and evaluating alternatives and their implications before making decisions, and involving and gaining agreement from others when making key decisions.
  • Professional Demeanor - Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values.
Managing Execution
  • Building and Contributing to Teams - Leads and participates as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of common goals while fostering cohesion and collaboration among team members.
  • Driving for Results - Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required.
  • Planning and Organizing - Gathers information and resources required to set a plan of action for self and/or others; prioritizes and arranges work requirements for self and/or others to accomplish goals and ensure work is completed.
Building Relationships
  • Coworker Relationships - Interacts with others in a way that builds openness, trust, and confidence in the pursuit of organizational goals and lasting relationships. 
  • Customer Relationships - Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer needs and actions consistent with the company’s service standards.
  • Global Mindset - Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential.
Generating Talent and Organizational Capability
  • Organizational Capability - Evaluates and adapts the structure of team assignments and work processes to best fit the needs and/or support the goals of an organizational unit.
  • Talent Management - Provides guidance and feedback to help individuals develop and strengthen skills and abilities needed to accomplish work objectives.
Learning and Applying Professional Expertise
  • Applied Learning - Seeks and makes the most of learning opportunities to improve performance of self and/or others.
  • Business Acumen - Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations and generate innovative solutions to approach team, business, and administrative challenges.
  • Technical Acumen - Understands and utilizes professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage everyday business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific work challenges
    • Food and Beverage Sanitation - Knowledge of procedures and techniques for kitchen maintenance, cleaning, and use of sanitation systems; use of grease trap; trash (compactor(s), Baler operation, dish machines, and other equipment. Knowledge of techniques for care and cleaning of silver, stainless steel, and dish machines.   
    • Kitchen Tools and Equipment - The ability to use and store kitchen tools (e.g., cutting tools, knives, tongs, slicers, spatulas) and ability to use kitchen equipment (e.g., grills, ovens, steam tables, deep fryers, kettles) properly and safely.
    • Kitchen Maintenance - Knowledge of general maintenance procedures and standards of cleanliness for the food storage and preparation areas.
    • Cleaning the Kitchen - The ability to properly and safely clean and maintain kitchen floors, walls, and ceilings, including meal wall guards, overhead fans and hoods, and floor drains.  This includes correctly choosing and applying appropriate chemicals and/or products.  This includes knowing the right equipment to use for each job.
    • Purchasing and Materials Management - Knowledge of practices and procedures needed to maintain material, equipment and supplies; including vendor identification and contract negotiation, supply requisition and purchasing, and inventory control.
  • Basic Competencies - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.
    • Basic Computer Skills - Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).
    • Mathematical Reasoning - Demonstrates ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.
    • Oral Comprehension - Demonstrates ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
    • Reading Comprehension - Demonstrates understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
    • Writing - Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.