CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT PROVIDENCE HOSPITALITY UK

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Procurement Manager

In your role you will work closely with the Finance Team to procure the best deals using Access – Procure Wizard software across the properties, evaluate alternatives and can demonstrate strong analytical skills, with good attention to detail and the ability to present findings to management. Technology is a key part of Purchasing and Controls in this area.

 

Location:

Will be based at offices in:

Providence Hospitality

10 Bridge Street

Bath

Somerset

BA2 4AS

 

Would be required to travel to sites regularly and spend time at offices in:

 

Providence Hospitality

The Palace Hotel Esplanade Road

Paignton

Devon

TQ4 6BJ

 

Responsibilities:

  • Build, maintain and manage new & existing supplier relationships and keep up good communications
  • Negotiating with suppliers and researching alternative cost saving products when applicable
  • Stay up to date with relevant changes in market
  • Purchasing on behalf of inhouse hotel teams
  • Provide pricing data to inhouse hotel teams, update procurement system (Procure Wizard) and detailed analysis of discrepancy reports
  • Liaising with the Finance Team with regards to budgets and PO’s
  • Liaising closely with the internal teams on site ensuring the correct orders of materials are received in a timely and efficient manner
  • Providing support to inhouse teams on procurement system
  • Utility Supplier Management

Requirements:

  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to effectively prioritise and work on multiple projects within a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite - particularly Excel and Word.
    Strong negotiating skills
  • At least 2-4 years’ experience in a previous similar role
  • Self-motivated and proactive with a passion for learning new skills and supporting others.
  • Procurement Software Experience – Specifically on Access - Procure Wizard
  • A team-player who can work independently and effectively coordinate stakeholders.

Some core skills you will need

  • Desire to simplify rather than complicate
  • Willing to challenge status quo
  • Proactive not reactive
  • Good planning skills
  • Ability to anticipate (consequences, implications etc)
  • Good influence at all levels
  • Analytical and numerical abilities

Key traits we are looking for

  • Works together with others to achieve exceptional results
  • Constantly challenges to improve themselves and others
  • Takes responsibility for the reputation and success of the whole company
    Accuracy and a keen eye for detail
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to manage their time effectively and efficiently
  • Time spent in the hospitality industry

The behaviours you will need to display

  • Work harmoniously cross functionally
    Aligned to business priorities
  • Ability to react and support when required
  • Solution driven mindset
  • Takes ownership
  • Responsive
  • Open and honest

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Providence Hospitality is looking for a detail-minded and technically skilled Interior Designer to join our team. The successful candidate will work on a range of projects across all our properties.

 

The ideal candidate will be able to balance multiple project commitments and deadlines, will be comfortable working both independently and within teams, and is a confident collaborator both within the office and with our external partners. The incumbent must have a good understanding of current trends in the hospitality industry.

 

Being a creative and strategic problem solver, organized, systematic and thorough are definite requirements.

 

The Role, Responsibilities and Attributes:

  • Has a well-developed eye for scale and balance, designing elements that ‘fit’ the space for maximum impact.
  • Can readily capture the intended ‘look and attitude’ that reflects branding and positioning; with architecture, color, finish materials, FF&E – and articulates “why concepts work” to the team using a sound, logical reasoning.
  • Can differentiate the needs of different ‘styles’ and ‘looks’ and deliver those styles without letting personal preferences impact choices.
  • Designs ‘around corners’ not just major areas - so spaces flow consistently, areas tie together for maximum impact and secondary focal points are established and used to build upon the underlying ‘story’ and attitude.
  • Regularly follows trends in hotels, architecture, and interior design so that own work and ideas are of a high caliber as well as sophistication level.
  • Follows trends in hospitality so they can incorporate the latest technology and operational needs by reading trade magazines and other sources.
  • Is highly skilled in ‘Lighting’ as a design element, knows how to use lighting and shadows for drama and impact.
  • Regularly follows lighting magazines to watch for new trends and applications and fixtures.
  • Is an expert at reviewing drawings and samples to ensure drawings and finishes match DDA specifications.
  • Has an expert knowledge of durability codes, fire codes and operational needs on product being designed and specified.
  • Has expert knowledge of fabrication techniques for drapery, bedding, pillows and knows how to achieve a wide array of designs ranging from contemporary to formal classic; and is then able to create detailed specs for fabrication.
  • Understands and demonstrates the need for open and direct communication both verbally and in writing.
  • Understands and demonstrates the value and need to keep all team members informed of status of project and deliverables.
  • Regularly reviews and checks sets of their team deliverables for accuracy, efficiency, and thoroughness
  • Demonstrates a high degree of Time Management skills and constantly seeks to streamline processes and procedures to increase quality and efficiency.
  • Project management skills from initial concept through to installation and completion.
  • Technical site experience working with contractors and coordinating installations.
  • Proficiency working with AutoCAD and Photoshop essential, able to deliver CAD drawings.


Financial Responsibilities:

  • Manage all FF&E procurement for projects including independent and pro-active sourcing of goods.
  • Manage the budget, suppliers, orders, and invoicing for projects.
  • To take responsibility for project deadlines, ensuring they are met, and projects are structured to achieve deadlines.
  • Conduct detailed research into products, services and suppliers and produce recommendations.
  • Prepare daily/weekly and monthly reports.

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UK GROUP F&B CONTROLLER

As the Group Food & Beverage Controller, you will primarily be responsible for the maintenance of the food and beverage offerings across the UK Providence Hospitality portfolio of hotels. This will also include assisting the unit kitchen brigades and F&B management with maintaining costs of food and beverage items and you will also be responsible for the short and long-term planning of the F&B menu’s, experiences, controls and pricing aspects.

 

The incumbent must have a good understanding of current UK (and global) food and beverage trends and be able to predict and implement future revenue generating opportunities across all hotel F&B outlets. The incumbent will need to function as the group F&B business strategic lead and will also need to be the marketing specialist for the F&B sector of our business. You will need to oversee and ensure that the various outlets and banquet facilities operate successfully and are individually profitable in accordance with the standard of the hotel and in accordance with group expectations.

 

You will manage, together with the individual hotel teams, the unit menu items based on seasonality and also actively take part in engineering current and future menu’s to ensure superior guest experiences across the UK portfolio of hotels.

 

Key Performance Areas & Requirements:

The incumbent will be required, but not limited to:

 

Operational:

  • Ensure that all hotel specific and company minimum brand standards have been implemented, and that operational brand standards have been implemented where appropriate.
  • Ensure guest satisfaction.
  • Monitor all operational F&B outlets performance, especially during peak business periods, working through the respective hotel leads to make adjustments where necessary in order to increase sales and improve guest experiences.
  • Effectively control the Food & Beverage costs across the group through in depth knowledge and understanding of each hotel units needs and requirements according to budgets and forecasts.
  • Be driven and constantly looking for opportunities to add value to hotel F&B and M&E offerings and the upliftment of the guest experience and revenue to all stakeholders.
  • Work closely with hotel teams in a supportive and consultative manner, focusing on the overall success of the hotel and the satisfaction of hotel guests across the group.
  • Mentor/train/develop hotel teams to understand the necessary processes and implement the proper SOP’s to ensure quality and consistent service delivery.
  • Make sure that F&B leads within the various hotels are competent and support the groups F&B aspirations.
  • Make sure that all hotels and F&B leads are up to date with the availability of seasonal and new products on the market, and within their specific locations, and how these fit within their individual hotels.
  • Quality control and monitor the food and beverage products served throughout the group, providing feedback where appropriate.


Administrative:

  • Feedback on performance results and KPI’s.
    Ensure that all hotel F&B activities are aligned with the Providence Hospitality group and individual hotel F&B strategy and procedures implemented to ensure consistency.
  • To oversee the preparation and update of individual Departmental Operations Manuals and SOP’s.
    To conduct regular F&B communications meetings (either in person or online) and ensure that departmental briefings and meetings are effective.
  • Oversight and implementation of the groups procurement policies and procedures together with the relevant systems (Procure Wizard).
    Responsible for oversight and preparing of monthly group F&B reporting and distribution to management.
  • Spot checks and quality control of all F&B outlets at all hotels within a predetermined cycle (quarterly/bi-annually etc).
  • Participate and oversee stock takes within a predetermined cycle at each of our hotels (quarterly/bi-annually etc).


Marketing:

  • To prepare, utilize and update an Annual F&B Marketing Plan, broken down as necessary by departmental outlet for each unit and across the group.
  • Constantly evaluate local, national and international market trends, vendors and other competitor hotel/restaurant operations to make sure that our individual hotel operations remain competitive and cutting edge.
  • Facilitate and also encourage hotel leads to look for marketing and PR opportunities to increase hotel and brand awareness and ultimately produce revenue generating concepts.


Pre-requisites for the position:

  • Must have hotel and hospitality experience (Senior Chef and F&B positions held will be a beneficial differentiator)
    Good understanding of fine dining, bistro and contemporary pub cuisine.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good analytics and reporting skills.
    Experience with hospitality accounting systems, PMS & POS systems, cost and inventory systems and procurement systems (Procure Wizard experience will be beneficial).
  • Ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Have a high-level attention to detail.
    Ability to work independently and to partner with others to promote and nurture an environment of teamwork.
  • Ability to build strong F&B teams within the group and each individual hotel unit.

Any other tasks as and when required, from time to time, by the Providence Hospitality senior management team.

 

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Providence Hospitality is a up and coming management company currently managing 8 Hotels and expanding to 10 plus within the next year. The head office is in the South West. They offer structured progression, study support and an excellent working environment. Please note that this position is for our offices in Bath.

 

Some core skills you will need

  • Desire to simplify rather than complicate
  • Willing to challenge status quo
    Proactive not reactive
  • Good planning skills
  • Ability to anticipate (consequences, implications etc)
  • Good influence at all levels
  • Excellent analytical and numerical abilities

About your responsibilities

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts individual for the group
  • Set-up, prepare and maintain reporting of business performance indicators versus expectations
  • Maintain and reconcile Asset Register
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns
  • Provide analytical and commercial support to improve performance
  • Play key role in monthly forecasting and annual budget setting
  • Review and maintain ledgers and prepare cash and stock reconciliations


Key traits we are looking for

  • Works together with others to achieve exceptional results
  • Constantly challenges to improve themselves and others
  • Takes responsibility for the reputation and success of the whole company
  • Accuracy and a keen eye for detail
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to manage their time effectively and efficiently
  • Stays up to date with relevant changes in market and the accounting profession.


The behaviours you will need to display

  • Work harmoniously cross functionally
  • Aligned to business priorities
  • Ability to react and support when required
  • Solution driven mindset
  • Takes ownership
  • Responsive
  • Open and honest


Some essential skills and experience required to do this role

  • Part qualified (ACA/CIMA/ACCA)
  • Preferably 1/2 years’ work experience post University
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Worked or works within Finance team as Management Accountant


A list of things it would be great if you had

  • Production of statutory accounts
    Use of Xero (Accounting Software)
  • Management and development of junior members of the team
  • Time spent in the Hospitality industry
  • Experience of presenting financial information


All about your benefits

  • 30 days holiday including 8 days bank holidays
  • Study support towards professional qualification (ACA/CIMA/ACCA)
  • Pension

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