A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Food & Beverage Development Manager to join an expanding Hotel Asset team, based in Canary Wharf.
As F&B Development Manager your focus will be on expanding the F&B offerings, responsible for strategic planning, feasibility studies and the development of the F&B business across regions and look at expansions into new territories.
Key accountabilities will include:
Working in collaboration with Hotel Asset Team in the development and implementation of business plans across the business.
Construct, implement, monitor and control budgets and operational costs.
Prepare and enforce procedures to maintain stocks, system accuracy and profit protection.
Outline each regions custom requirements with the aim to build a stronger range offer.
Monitoring respective commodity markets, developing strategies and presenting appropriate recommendations to board level.
Project manage launches by ensuring clarity on all areas.
Work in coordination with marketing, logistics, operations to deliver plan/calendar to agreed key targets.
Manage supplier agreements through legal processes in each property to completion.
Develop SOPs and KPIs for the operations, benchmarking and regular auditing of outlets.
To be successful in this role we are seeking an individual who is experienced in the hospitality/food & beverage industry. Experienced in franchising operation monitoring of projects. Sound and strong contract negotiation skills that foster good relationships. You will have good knowledge of food, preparation, trends and competition. Knowledge of Health & Safety regulations and a skilled eye for detail in identifying quality.
If you have a passion for premium foods, ability to work under pressure and multi-task demanding projects/developments, have good all round communication skills at all levels with strong customer focus then we would love to hear from you.
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm (due to the nature of the business, candidates will need to be flexible and able to work outside of these hours on occasions)
Fantastic opportunity for career development