Blythswood Square Hotel, Glasgow
The elegant proportions of the Georgian terraced townhouses made Blythswood Square an appropriately grand location for the Royal Scottish Automobile Club, who made what is now the hotel its headquarters for almost 80 years. Steeped in motor-racing history, Blythswood Square Hotel includes 100 bedrooms and suites, an award-winning Champagne and cocktail bar, a lively restaurant and a fabulous spa. It's also Glasgow's only 5-star hotel.
What is the main purpose of the role?
In this senior role, participate in the preparation of the Hotel’s strategic business plan and compile the Housekeeping departmental budget. Alongside HR, you will agree the Housekeeping manpower plan to ensure the effectiveness of the department and plan work schedules for all members of the team to achieve maximum productivity levels.
It will be your responsibility to ensure the Housekeeping team maintain quality standards, adhering to the agreed Housekeeping standards of performance and KPI’s. You will monitor and control inventories for operating equipment and linen to ensure par stocks are maintained and costs are controlled. You will also maintain a positive approach to sales opportunities in order to maximise sales revenue to meet and exceed budgeted sales targets for the department.
In addition you will act at Duty Manager as and when required.
The Ideal Candidate
You will have previous experience in hotels; ideally already in a similar role whereby you are managing a diverse team and in the similar sized property.
To be successful in this position, planning and organisation skills are key as you will need to translate long/mid-term objectives into clear realistic actions for your team
The ideal candidate will have some commercial awareness with the ability to understand and apply commercial and financial principles to their work as well as having strong communication skills.
The following qualifications are not essential, but would be beneficial:
o First Aid
o Level 2 Food Hygiene
o Level 2 H&S
o Level 3 ILM
o Personal License Holder