General Manager - Abu Dhabi

Location
Al Bahr Towers, Abu Dhabi
Salary
30,000 AED per month plus bonus and petrol allowance
Posted
05 Dec 2018
Closes
02 Jan 2019
Ref
compass/TP/119274/48395CB
Contact
Miss Charlotte Bradley
Job Function
General Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are recruiting for a General Manager to join one of our prestigious corporate contracts based in the Al Bahr Towers, Abu Dhabi.

As the General Manager, you will manage and lead the highly prestigious contract across all retail and hospitality requirements, providing exceptional five star service and ensuring your team of 25 are motivated and dedicated to fulfilling all operational needs.

You will provide an excellent service to the customers, have strong financial acumen, focus on continuous service improvements and ensure ongoing team development and training. 

Package description
  • 30K AED per month (equivalent to £70-80,000 tax free)
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Petrol allowance
  • Medical insurance
  • Sunday – Thursday 10 hr shifts​
  • Opportunity to work abroad in one of Compass Groups prestigious contracts in the United Arab Emirates
Main responsibilities
  • Day to day management of a team including an Executive Chef, Outlet Manager, Administrator & Storekeeper. Total team of 25 employees
  • Managing all catering, hospitality and retail requirements, ensuring a smooth, efficient and high-end service
  • Develop budgets and manage the P&L
  • Development of strategic client relationships with all stakeholders
  • Effective communication to a broad spectrum of client and internal colleagues
  • Deliver budgetary profit and achieve targets set
  • Creation of robust action plans associated with client satisfaction surveys
  • Plan and implement the strategy of growth and retention of new and existing business in each sector through the development of long term account plans
  • Full accountability for the development of the service offer, design and operational scope of service delivery
  • Review and coordinate the design and effectiveness of new and existing outlet facilities and make recommendations for improvements
  • Ensure all service streams represent a good balance between both client and company interests and standards
  • All service streams are operating under due diligence and respective H&S standards
  • Delivery of quarterly business reviews, monthly & HSE meetings
  • Chair and attend project meetings as required
  • Experience of all related service streams (employee dining, coffee bars, fine dining, hospitality and guest services)
  • Previous experience of leading a team to drive change and transform catering services across a number of different locations
  • Supporting the delivery of operational changes
  • Reviewing the contract performance to identify areas of improvement
  • Lead the implementation of change programmes to deliver operational benefits
Ideal candidate
  • High end contract catering and hospitality experience
  • Flexible and adaptable to new working environments
  • Looking to actively relocate/work in United Arab Emirates
  • Must have a ‘can do’ positive, driven attitude
  • Demonstrate a passion for quality of service within catering
  • Have a standards and quality driven management style
  • Ability to create a motivated, engaged and positive team environment
  • Be a strong leader
  • Structured and approachable people management skills
  • Highly proactive and innovative in approach
  • Constantly challenges the ‘status quo’
  • Passion for high standards of food and service
  • Respond to the pace of the business in terms of speed of work and productivity
  • Dedicated and driven to succeed

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