Conference & Events Manager

Conference and Events Manager - Colchester We are working Exclusively with Wivenhoe House Hotel, a 4 star country house hotel. We are currently recruiting for a Sous Chef to join the team for the reopening after COVID-19 lockdown. Following an extensive, £11million refurbishment several years ago, this is an exciting opportunity for an aspiring conference and events manager to join the team in a busy and challenging environment which includes a 110 cover modern Brasserie and 120 cover banqueting facilities. Duties The C&E Operations Manager will have overall responsibility for the management and the day to day operation of the Conference & Events Department while contributing to the overall achievement of business goals; ensuring consistent standards of service are maintained. The C&E Operations Manager will contribute to the profitability of the business through the management of the team and maintaining effective cost control. They will create an environment where the team are motivated and encouraged to maximize sales and revenue. The C&E Operations Manager will oversee all C&E operations to ensure the overall economic and service goals for the Hotel are delivered consistently at all times. Qualifications and Skills required Candidates will have experience of working at a similar level within a similar operation and will have a good working knowledge of setting up, functions weddings, parties, conferences, etc. including the running and closing down of such. This is a hands-on role requiring strong leadership skills where you will need to be confident in meeting customer/guest expectations and managing a team of staff and students. You will be able to demonstrate management of meeting business critical deadlines with professionalism and composure whilst working under pressure in an often fast paced environment. You will preferably qualified to NVQ level 5, or similar, and experience of training staff would also be advantageous as the Hotel also works with students of the Edge Hotel School. Package £24,924 40 Hours 5 Days over 7 For more info please apply

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