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InterContinental Lagos Is Recruiting

Date Posted: 07/Apr/2014
Deadline: 03/May/2014

Banquet Service Manager - InterContinental Lagos

Job Description



Job: Conference & Banqueting -Nigeria

Schedule: Full Time

JobID: LAG000117-EN

What is your passion? Whether you're into tennis, swimming or dancing, at IHG we're interested in YOU!

We employ people who apply the same amount of care and  passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our progressive & committed opening team at the InterContinental Lagos. (http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/intercontinental/en/gb/new-hotels/lagos).

InterContinental Lagos is located on Victoria Island, in the centre of Lagos home to the majority of foreign embassies and multinational companies, making it the perfect residence for affluent business and diplomatic travellers. Built on an elevated terrain overlooking Lagos's port and the city below, the 19 storey hotel offers uninterrupted, spectacular views of Lagos Skyline. InterContinental Lagos comprises of 352 well-appointed, elegantly decorated rooms and suites as well as a Club InterContinental floor. Guests have access to an all-day dining restaurant, two specialty restaurants, room service and the pool bar for lighter meal choices and snacks. The lobby lounge and cocktail bar is the perfect setting for casual meetings over coffee or drinks. In addition, for the health conscious traveller there is a health club bar serving fresh juices. InterContinental Lagos also offers exclusive business and conference facilities including a state of the art ballroom with a foyer area, and several additional flexible meeting and breakout. Other amenities include a fully-equipped gym, outdoor pool, and retail space.

We are currently recruiting our Banquet Service Manager.

 

Key responsibilities of the role include: 

As the Banquet Service Manager, you will manage the effective operation of the All day Banquet Service to ensure customer service is at its best.You will be responsible for maximising all revenue opportunities through effective teamwork and development, serving all food and beverage as required by hotel brand standards and maintaining overall levels of courtesy, service and cleanliness in the restaurant area. You will be responsible for managing and motivating your team. You will be required to ensure that all staff within your department are adequately trained and developed in line with company policy. You will actively guide and direct the whole team to ensure consistency of brand standards and a high level of performance and service delivery. You will also share recommendations and guest comments with the Executive Chef and F&B Management team, manage customer database and utilize effectively to increase revenue.

 

In return we'll give you a generous financial and benefits package including duty meals, hotel discounts worldwide and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

Job Requirements

  • Hospitality Management Degree or its equivalent
  • 'Hands on' management experience in a similar post in a 5 stars hotel
  • Ability to lead the team, and manage a teamwork atmosphere between colleagues
  • Good understanding of the Hotel Industry standards, policies and procedures
  • Extensive international experience in branded hotels
  • Experience in high-end city operation with multi unit F&B and large Conference & Event
  • Pre opening experience a strong plus
  • Creative and open minded
  • Good business mind and commercial flair
  • Good understanding of the local business and operation environments and markets
  • Service minded and ability to involve and support operations
  • Business savvy and good people skills

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Senior Sales Executive - InterContinental Lagos

Job Description



Job: Sales -Nigeria

Schedule: Full Time

JobID: LAG000118-EN

What is your passion? Whether you're into basketball, swimming or karaoke, at IHG we're interested in YOU!

 

We employ people who apply the same amount of care and  passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our team at the InterContinental Lagos. (http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/intercontinental/en/gb/new-hotels/lagos).

 

InterContinental Lagos is located on Victoria Island, in the centre of Lagos home to the majority of foreign embassies and multinational companies, making it the perfect residence for affluent business and diplomatic travelers. Built on an elevated terrain overlooking Lagos's port and the city below, the 19 storey hotel will offer uninterrupted, spectacular views of Lagos Skyline.

InterContinental Lagos comprises of 352 well-appointed, elegantly decorated rooms and suites as well as a Club InterContinental floor. Guests have access to an all-day dining restaurant, two specialty restaurants, room service and the pool bar for lighter meal choices and snacks. The lobby lounge and cocktail bar is a perfect setting for casual meetings over coffee or drinks. In addition, for the health conscious traveler there is a health club bar serving fresh juices. InterContinental Lagos also offers exclusive business and conference facilities including a state of the art ballroom with a foyer area, and several additional flexible meeting and breakout. Other amenities include a fully-equipped gym, outdoor pool, and retail space.

We are currently recruiting our Senior Sales Executive

Key responsibilities of the role include:

As a Senior Sales Executive, You will proactively create and convert revenue opportunities in order to achieve budgeted revenue targets and marketing objectives by planning and executing sales activities,negotiate optimum rate for the benefit of the business, consistently communicate 'within' to share market intelligence, provide feedback and ensure customer awareness within the Hotel. This role also requires the building of a working culture to support the IHG Winning Ways of Doing the Right Thing, Show We Care, Aim Higher, Celebrate Difference amd Work Better Together.

In return we'll give you a generous financial and benefits package including duty meals, hotel discounts worldwide and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself. 

 

So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

 

Job Requirements

  • University degree preferably in marketing or tourism/hospitality management 
  • Minimum of 4 years Sales experience in an international 5* luxury hotel, Banking industry, Hospitality sales & marketing environment
  • Good understanding of the Nigerian/African business and operation environments and markets
  • Excellent communication skills across all mediums - presentation, telephone, correspondence, face to face etc. in English and preferably a 2nd language
  • Service minded and ability to involve and support operations
  • Business savvy and good people skills
  • Experience in emerging markets / similar hard locations
  • Visionary & strategic thinker and ability to convert this to action

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