Customer Experience – Food and Beverage Manager – Qatar Airways , Doha, Qatar

About your job
As Food and Beverage Manager, you will organise, manage and control the customer experience in the restaurants and dining areas in the lounge. This includes staff allocations, performance and food and beverage (F&B) operations as per the established strategy, standards and business plan for the financial year, in order to ensure a 5-star service is delivered at all times. Liaise with Lounge Duty Managers, Support Services, Product Development and drive business analytics for maintaining customer service levels as set by the business and be an advocate for continuous improvement.
Day to day management and oversight of all F&B operations.
Analyse and report on budgetary spend and work seamlessly with stakeholders on service and product enhancements trials and implementation, in order to ensure the efficient execution of the overall strategy.
Ensure that the Food and Beverage activities are aligned with the respective Corporate Customer Experience Strategy driven by Product Development.
Implement and maintain all F&B operational policies and procedures, and ensure standards are met and maintained as per guidelines. Ensure safe food service practices are maintained for food handling, cleaning and hygiene, as per HACCP and ISO 22000 standards.
Together with Product Development Teams review the F&B offering with the view to further develop the HUB Lounge brand to ensure it is relevant, fresh, innovative and achieving desired objectives.
To handle all customer complaints and inquiries in a courteous and efficient manner, following through to make sure problems are resolved satisfactorily in order to maximise customer satisfaction and NPS scores.
Ensure all lounge marketing and promotional activity or corporate events is executed correctly, on time and as specified with excellence.

Be part of an extraordinary story
Your skills. Your imagination. Your ambition. Here, there are no boundaries to your potential and the impact you can make. You’ll find infinite opportunities to grow and work on the biggest, most rewarding challenges that will build your skills and experience. You have the chance to be a part of our future, and build the life you want while being part of an international community. Our best is here and still to come. To us, impossible is only a challenge. Join us as we dare to achieve what’s never been done before.
Together, everything is possible

About you:
An ideal candidate will have a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree with 4 years of job-related experience.
Currently Food and Beverage Manager within a similar culture within an International Airport, Hotel or Shopping complex.
Qualifications in food preparation and service such as City & Guilds (or equivalent) (7103 – Food and Beverage Service, 4425- Customer Service) or equivalent
Health and Safety certification and experience in HACCP/ ISO 22000/ FSA/USDA implementation.
Restaurant management system skills at expert level.
Ability to manage a diverse multicultural team environment in a fast paced environment.
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels both to partners, customers and colleagues.
Member of Institute of Hospitality (formally MHCIMA) (or equivalent).
Worked with a major internationally recognised Brand
Degree in Hospitality or Hotel Management
Culinary experience

About Qatar Airways Group
Our story started with four aircraft. Today, we deliver excellence across 12 different businesses coming together as one. We’ve grown fast, broken records and set trends that others follow. We don’t slow down by the fear of failure. Instead, we dare to achieve what’s never been done before. So whether you’re creating a unique experience for our customers or innovating behind the scenes, every person contributes to our proud story. A story of spectacular growth and determination. Now is the time to bring your best ideas and passion to a place where your ambition will know no boundaries, and be part of a truly global community

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