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 The Johnstown Estate is consistently committed to exceeding expectations and aims to be one of Ireland’s ultimate resort experience, setting new standards for hospitality, indulgence and relaxation. The company recognises that the most important resource we have to help us meet our vision is our team. In view of this, we treat every team member with dignity and respect.

We, therefore, employ people who have dedication, expertise, and above all else enthusiasm for taking care of our guests.

Our people are our most important asset because the quality of our guest experience cannot exceed the abilities of our team. We, therefore, treat every member of staff extremely well and do our utmost to help them achieve their full potential. If you believe that you have the passion, personality and the skills, we require, please contact us.

DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER

We are currently recruiting for a Deputy General Manager who will be responsible for the smooth and efficient running of all departments in the absence of the General Manager, dealing with queries, compliments and complaints from guests.  Directly responsible for all front of house operations.

 

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

  • The Deputy General  Manager will be accountable for all areas of the hotel and will ensure that the quality and standards of the Hotel are maintained at the highest level and customer expectations are exceeded.
  • To ensure that all team members are developed in a structured manner and regular departmental meetings are facilitated.
  • To assist in formulating the hotel budget, ensuring its achievement through both creative revenue generating ideas and effective cost-saving mechanisms.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE:

  • Previous management experience in a leading 4* Hotel and ability to lead in all areas of hotel management is essential
  • The successful candidate will be an accomplished Operations Manager / Front of House Manager, with excellent people management skills and a proven track record in leading a large team in a similar environment.
  • Must be financially and commercially astute and have held previous responsibility relating to budget and payroll management.
  • Overall operations experience across all hotel departments is a must specifically focusing on the food and beverage and rooms departments.
  • Will be a dedicated team player and lead by example style - must be adaptable and flexible in their approach to their work.
  • Will have a can-do attitude and display similar to Guests and Members of their team.

 

REPORTING TO:

  • General / Deputy Manager

 

RESPONSIBLE FOR/GENERAL DUTIES:

  • To lead duty managers in the hotel and direct them during working shifts.
  • To support, develop and mentor department heads.  
  • Review / Revise and implement departmental SOP’s.
  • Liaise with the Food and Beverage Outlets, Front of House,  Sales team, Accounts team, Accommodation team and Spa team on a daily basis
  • Daily roster checks to ensure staffing levels reflect business and revenue, aiming to achieve wage budget targets.
  • Ensure that all relevant orders are placed on time and that the level of stock is maintained, this includes wine orders, crockery, glassware, cutlery and sundries required by all the Food & Beverage departments.
  • Review of month stock reports, addressing any discrepancies identified with relevant HOD.
  • Ensure that The Johnstown Estate statuary hygiene levels are maintained in all areas at all times.
  • Ensure that reports and administration requirements are timelessly submitted.
  • To hold (MONTHLY) regular performance appraisals with all H.O.D managers, identifying areas for development and training, and ensuring that the necessary training is carried out effectively in order to achieve guest satisfaction and a level of consistency.
  • To be fully aware of trends in the industry and make suggestions for improvements to the catering operation.
  • To ensure that regular ‘On-the-Job-Training’ is taking place to the establishments agreed standards
  • Perform and implement, with the direction of the department H.O.D manager, weekly meetings in each department and inform
  • Deputy General Managers and Human Resources of any big changes or staff proposals.

 

The successful candidate must have previous management experience in a leading 4* Hotel and the ability to lead in all areas of hotel management. They should also have the ability to work well under pressure and should be energetic, customer focused and should possess excellent communication skills. Please send your Cover Letter and CV to mbowers@thejohnstownestate.com

 

THE COACH HOUSE HEAD CHEF

The Coach House Brasserie at The Johnstown Estate is looking to recruit an experienced Brasserie Head Chef to join its management team. Reporting to the Executive Chef, will be responsible for the day to day running of The Coach House kitchen.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE:

  • Previous experience as a Head Chef / Senior Sous Chef (ready for next step) in a similar property.
  • Strong culinary and creative background, and keeps up to date on industry trends
  • Have a genuine passion for food and ability to produce a very high standard of cuisine
  • An ability to identify areas for improvement in operations, costings and internal development
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Highly motivated, hardworking and flexible as working hours will include weekend
  • Excellent financial acumen and has a proven track record in achieving excellent GPs

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Hands-on proactive attitude
  • Passionate about consistently producing high-quality food
  • Overseeing the budget and maintaining agreed targets
  • Ensuring compliance with HACCP / Maintain hygiene and cleanliness standards
  • Ability to effectively manage the Kitchen Team
  • Previous ordering experience
  • Stock control and food handling

 

BENEFITS:

  •  An excellent package for the right candidate
  • KPI based bonus structure
  • Leisure Club access
  • Staff discounts
  • Car parking
  • Uniforms

 

The successful candidate must have a minimum of 2 years Managerial/Supervisory experience in a 4-star Hotel. They should also have the ability to work well under pressure and should be energetic, customer focused and should possess excellent communication skills. Please send your Cover Letter and CV to mbowers@thejohnstownestate.com

 

THE COACH HOUSE BRASSERIE MANAGER

Here at The Johnstown Estate were are looking to recruit an experienced manager for our ‘Coach House Brasserie’. Reporting to the Food and Beverage Outlets Manager, the manager will be responsible for the day to day running of The Coach House.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE:

  • The role would suit a customer focused hospitality professional looking to make a big move in their career
  • Exceptional knowledge in food, beverage and bar management
  • You will be a people focused manager to support and mentor all staff
  • An ability to identify areas for improvement in operations, costings and internal development
  • Ability to represent the Food and Beverage department at meetings when required

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Meet and greet guests and ensure the Brasserie team provide excellent service to our guests and continuously strive to exceed expectations
  • To ensure standards are in accordance with SOP's
  • Ensure cash handling procedures are adhered to and stock control is proactively managed
  • Ensure Brasserie team members are continuously trained on product knowledge, service standards, menus and all Hotel-wide initiatives & promotions
  • To develop and coach the team through effective communication and Job chats
  • Utilise supervisory skills, effective communication, and motivation to maximise employee productivity and satisfaction
  • To ensure that the highest possible standard of personal hygiene, dress, appearance and conduct is maintained at all times
  • To ensure effective rostering practices to maximise efficiency in the Brasserie & Banqueting Bars
  • To follow, implement and continuously update the SOP’s for the Department

 

BENEFITS:

  • Leisure Club access
  • Meals when on Duty
  • Staff discounts
  • Car parking
  • Uniforms

 

The successful candidate must have a minimum of 2 years Managerial/Supervisory experience in a 4-star Hotel. They should also have the ability to work well under pressure and should be energetic, customer focused and should possess excellent communication skills. Please send your Cover Letter and CV to mbowers@thejohnstownestate.com

 

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