Chief Steward

Location
United Arab Emirates - Ajman
Posted
28 Nov 2016
Closes
05 Dec 2016
Ref
AJM00572
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
Chief Steward Primary Location :   United Arab Emirates-Ajman-The Fairmont Ajman Employee Status :   Regular       Chief Steward Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our Food & Beverage team’s commitment to safe and efficient operations.  Showcase your leadership strengths and model our service culture as Chief Steward, where you will ensure a superior standard for all flatware, tableware and kitchen equipment in support of our Culinary and Banquets teams.      Hotel Overview:   Ideally situated on the Arabian Gulf in Ajman, UAE, the newly built Fairmont Ajman has opened May 2015. The hotel close proximity to both Sharjah and Dubai airports. The hotel features 252 guestrooms and suites, including two luxurious penthouse offerings, a multitude of dining options and fitness facilities. The beachfront location offers guests a wide range of leisure activities including water sports and diving as well as access to shopping and cultural excursions. Event planners can take advantage of 2,000 square meters of indoor function space as well as outdoor facilities. .   Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Executive Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:             
  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
  • Lead and manage the Stewarding team in all aspects of the department and ensure standards are followed
  • Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
  • Conduct regularly scheduled departmental meetings
  • Supervise and maintain the sanitation of kitchen equipment and other areas assigned
  • Ensure all banquet event orders are reviewed and ensure proper set-ups are in place
  • Prepare monthly reports on shortages in chinasilverware and equipment and requisition replacements as required while following budget guidelines
  • Work closely with the Chef, Director of Banquets/Catering to anticipate guest needs
  • Order and control all inventory of cleaning compounds
  • Ensure all equipment is in working order and report any items in need of repair
  • Follow department policies, procedures and service standards
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Other duties as assigned
  Qualifications:
  • Previous leadership experience in a Stewarding department required
  • Pre-opening experience an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required
  • University/College degree in a related discipline an asset
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
   APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!     ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!                                                                               Job Level :   Management / Supervisory Schedule :   Full-time Shift :   Rotating / Shift Work Closing Date :   12.Dec.2016, 4:59:00 AM Job Number:   AJM00572