The Grand Hotel Birmingham
The renovated Grand Hotel, housed in one of Birmingham’s most famous buildings located on the city’s prestigious Colmore Row, will once again open its doors to the public in the summer of 2020, following an extensive and details restoration to return the city centre landmark to its former glory.
Featuring 185 bedrooms and extraordinary suites, an outdoor terrace, glamorous new bars and a vibrant destination restaurant – as well as the magnificent centrepiece that is the Grosvenor Room, this property is set to capture the imagination of the city. The hotel will also have a number of state-of-the-art, inspirational rooms and space for meetings and events of all sizes.
Conference & Banqueting Manager
What is the main purpose of the role?
Take responsibility for the effective management and control of operations in all conference and banqueting rooms and other supporting areas, to the specified standards of the hotel and department, adhering to company and statutory regulations.
Lead and manage the M & E Operations Department so that it performs efficiently and effectively. Review, evaluate, plan and take action so that the department achieves its targets. Be present to meet and greet customers checking requirements and passing on relevant information (e.g. fire evacuation procedure, message system, etc.)
The Ideal Candidate
It is essential as Conference and Banqueting Manager that you have worked at supervisor or assistant level prior to this position. Have experience of managing and developint a team, along with setting KPI'S to evaluate your teams perfomance. You must hold a Liquor Licence. The Conference & Banqueting Manager must be passionate about their role, show flair and constantly look for fresh ideas, encouraging creative thinking in the team.
This is a unique opportunity to be part of the launch of this exclusive hotel and establishing The Grand Hotel as Birmingham’s most iconic venue. We also offer a competitive package and benefits that include:
- A competitive salary
- 31 days holiday each year, including bank holidays
- Access to our benefits portal, including discounts on some travel, leisure, health and retail
- Discounted accommodation with competitive colleague rates at our other hotels
- Long service awards
- Excellent training and development opportunities
In line with the Asylum & Immigration Act, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility.