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Under the general guidance and supervision of the Food & Beverage Manager or his delegate and within the limits of established policies and procedures, is responsible for providing administrative assistance to the Food & Beverage office and establishing coordination between the departments and the food & beverage office, as well as between the food & beverage office and the outlets reporting to it.
Key Duties And Responsibilities
- Maintaining a proactive approach towards work, independently drafting out appropriate letters relating to guest complaints, inter-department memos, e-mails, preparation of outlet menus, outlet correspondence etc., distributing and filing of letters, memos and all related correspondence emanating from the Food & Beverage Office.
- Maintaining and updating a follow-up/trace file for the purpose of reminding the Food & Beverage Manager or delegate of functions, events, meetings, and other related matters.
- Attending and participating in the daily food & beverage briefings, updating and briefing outlet managers of the ongoing events, deadlines and other related food & beverage matters, collating information for the timeous issuance of the various food & beverage reports.
- Attending the monthly Food & Beverage meetings, assembling and issuing the minutes of the meeting.
- Compilation and preparation of revenue and gas’s reports for the various food & beverage outlets after coordinating for materials with the departments concerned, for the Monthly Business Games gathering of management and staff.
- Compilation and preparation of the monthly Nationality Comparison Report based on information and figures received from the various food and beverage outlets.
- Coordinating with the Materials/Purchasing Manager for special purchasing relating to the Food & Beverage Department.
- Receiving, monitoring and ensuring timeous and appropriate action on all incoming calls to the Food & Beverage Manager/Department.
- Sorting and distributing all incoming mail, both internal and external, to the various outlets including DHL and courier services for the Food & Beverage Manager and the various outlets.
- Establishing and maintaining an updated filing system to include, but not limited to the following :-
Outlets Menu File
- Involved in the promotions calendar process and follow-up on the deadlines with the departments concerned.
- Input of all payroll related issues into the system and ensuring it is up to date and meeting with the set deadlines.
- Input all purchasing transactions and follow-up on delivery and charges.
- Take action when needed, in the absence of the food & beverage manager, for all administrative tasks to be done.
- Follow-up on menus inventories and ensure that all items pertaining to the food & beverage outlets are in sufficient quantity.
- Follow-up with the Chef and other departments for menus on special occassions and/or promotions.
- Liaising with the accounts department on cost control issues and inventories of food & beverage.
- Corresponding and liaising independently with entertainment agents/entertainers/embassies to facilitate the smooth processing of the necessary documentation whilst hiring of the entertainers for the food & beverage department.
- Whilst preparation of the entertainment contracts, developing and suggesting of appropriate clauses to the food & beverage manager, to be included in the contract, that safeguard the interests of the hotel.
- Compilation and processing of the appropriate documentation and obtaining the necessary permissions/visas from the relevant government authorities in the Emirates.
- Coordinating of flight schedules and arranging for the cargo requirements of the incoming/outgoing entertainers.
- Corresponding independently and negotiating competitive rates with real estate agents/apartment, hotel owners’ for apartment/room rates during times of peak occupancy in the hotel.
- Arranging in coordination with the personnel department for the timeous renewals of the visas, confirming flight arrangements and arranging for the entertainers’ visa runs.
- Compiling and preparing the monthly attendance records of the in-house entertainers and ensuring that payments are disbursed to the entertainers on time.
- Maintaining and controlling office supplies, stationery etc. Preparation of purchase/store requisitions for items no longer available/new items required for the Food & Beverage Office.
- Compilation and preparation of the monthly attendance records for the Food & Beverage Office.
- Dealing promptly and professionally with guests and inquiries received from clients/visitors to the Food & Beverage Office.
- Assuming overall responsibility for maintaining standards to ensure facilities and equipment for the Food & Beverage office are functional, in good repair and well maintained.
- Performs all other special assignments/tasks as assigned by the Food & Beverage Manager/Assistant Food & Beverage Manager.
Your Team And Working Environment
- Working a fast paced team environment
- Shifts will be during the day, evening and weekend
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Company: Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Vacancy Type: Full-time · Entry level
Job Location: Riyadh, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Application Deadline: N/A
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