SD-2218 - Assistant Manager - Hotel - £25k per annum
Assistant Hotel Manager - £23k plus Bonus £2k
The hotel is centrally located in Wick, in the far north of Scotland, surrounded by stunning landscapes, with history dating back to the Picts and protected peatlands.
The surrounding area of Wick offers golfing, trout and salmon fishing, archaeological sites, remote fishing villages with plenty of history and a reputation for being a retreat and more. It’s an ideal place to bring up children with clean air and good schools. Local amenities include; swimming pool, gym, tennis courts, squash courts and if you prefer the outdoors we have plenty open spaces to explore. Two hours’ drive from Inverness the capital of the Highlands of Scotland, Wick has bus, rail and air links.
Our clients historic building been complemented by contemporary refurbishment and furnishings. As well as 30 bedrooms, 7 apartments and 3 villas in the hotel portfolio there is a bar, bistro, restaurant and function room.
As Assistant Manager, you will have proven leadership success in hotel management with a minimum 3 years relevant experience in hotels. You will assist with the day-to-day management of the hotel and its staff and including front-of-house (reception, reservations), food and beverage operations and housekeeping.
While taking a strategic overview and planning ahead to maximise profits, you will also pay attention to the details, setting the example for staff to deliver a standard of service and presentation that meets guests' needs and expectations. Business and people management are equally important elements.
Our clients hotel prides itself in high end customer service, for this as our Assistant Manager you will have excellent levels of English both verbal and written. A good working knowledge of Scotland and cultural differences is important.
You will be friendly and want to help and please others, a quick thinking individual who wants to continuously improve, with a professional manner and a calm, rational approach in hectic situations, who can balance customer and business priorities. Attention to detail, a focus on customer care and a hands on approach are essential, as well as a pro-active work ethic. You will be required to perform a Duty Management role on a rotational basis.
You'll work busy shifts like everyone else – at least a 43 hour week, but most likely whatever it takes to get the job done. In return on offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.