Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office F

Residence & Business Hospitality Manager (BEL21.076) (BB-1A404)

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Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities) Note: Due to COVID-19, you may experience some delay in the progress of this recruitment campaign and we are working hard to minimise any disruption.Our daily work relies on the input of dedicated individuals who engage on many different topics and activities. We seek to employ a diverse range of candidates who bring their own talents and perspectives to the role. We have a strong corporate agenda that ensures we create a positive and inclusive working environment where everyone is valued for their contribution.The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) has a worldwide network of embassies and consulates, employing over 14,000 people in nearly 270 diplomatic offices. We work with international organisations to promote UK interests and global security, including the EU, NATO, the United Nations, the UN Security Council and the Commonwealth and is now looking for a full-time Residence& Business Hospitality Manager.The Residence & Business Hospitality Manager is responsible for the efficientmanagement of the British Residence, ensuring that it contributes fully to UK governmentpriorities, represents value for money, is maintained to the highest possible standard and serves as a showcase for British excellence. The job holder will also be expected to offer guidance on use of business hospitality in other official and Residence locations of the UK Missions.Reporting to the Deputy Director Corporate Services, the Residence & Business HospitalityManager is responsible for the overall day-to-day management of the Residenceand the planning and co-ordination of events that take place therein.Residence Duties:To manage all aspects of running the Residence.Corporate leadership to the Residence team of 14, ensuring that staff have strong personal learning and development plans, SMART objectives and their job appraisals are carried out in an effective and timely manner;Performance management of Deputy Residence & Business Hospitality Manager, Head Chef and Maitre dHotel, to include conducting appraisals and identifying training requirements;Act as liaison between Corporate Services Benelux and Facilities Management teams with regard to all renovation/building/maintenance work undertaken at the Residence;Ensure that the furniture, furnishings, domestic equipment and all otherofficial property and personal effects are properly catalogued, maintainedand replaced where necessary, in conjunction with Facilities Management Teams;Responsible for Residence budget and accounts, ensuring timely reporting back to Deputy Director Corporate Services Benelux;Ensure that the Residence is used appropriately;Act as Secretariat for Ducale Steering Group.Business HospitalityLiaise with the UK Missions, Private Offices and lead on preparation of the weekly event programme;Plan and manage events to ensure professional delivery coupled with thebest possible financial outcome for HMG;Liaise with Head Chef on menus for events and private dining;Liaise with external suppliers to support events, such as catering, eventmanagement, A/V, etc.;In conjunction with the Maitre DHotel, oversee preparation of staff rosters, including hire of additional staff for functions when required;Maintain updated management information on the use of agency staff;Negotiate with suppliers to ensure value for money is achieved in all aspectsof procurement;Ensure that publicity material for Residence is current and relevant, for respective audiences;In conjunction with Deputy Residence & Business Hospitality Manager and Head Chef, maintain food and beverage levels, undertaking stock control and regular checks;Showcase UK products and ingredients within the Residence, for examplethrough menus, furniture, art displays and toiletries;Ensure during quiet periods the Residence staff are utilised effectively interms of forward planning and maintenance of the fabric of the building;Prepare table plans, menus and place cards when required;Lead on maintaining up to date guidance on the use of the British Residence. Essential qualifications, skills and experience Required Skills and ExperienceProven people management skills capable of leading teams;Excellent inter-personal and communication skills, including negotiating with external stakeholders;Ability to complete work to a high standard, under pressure with a focus on attention to detail;Strong project management skills to contribute to major events effectively;Relevant working experience in an international standard hotel, diplomatic residence or equivalent;Experience in managing financial budgets and resources effectively.Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends;Capable of identifying new ways of working and ensuring their smooth implementation;Good IT skills (Microsoft Teams, MS Office, particularly Excel);Full professional proficiency in English, including excellent writing skills*.GeneralThe job holder will need to exercise judgement, having sco

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