Clontarf Castle Vacancies 

Human Resources Manager

Due to internal promotion Clontarf Castle Hotel are now recruiting an experienced Human Resources Manager. Working as part of the Senior Management Team, the successful candidate will report to the Hotel General Manager and the Group Human Resources Manager.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Management of the Human Resources Function with responsibility for the implementation and delivery of the day to day HR operation
  • Ensure the delivery of the Human Resources Plan at all level of the business including training and development, talent and performance management and recruitment and selection
  • Provide expertise and support to managers regarding Human Resources to ensure solutions are realistic, timely, fair, and consistent
  • In conjunction with the Group HR Manager ensure policies and procedures comply with best practice and employment legislation
  • Drive the recruitment and selection process, ensuring best practice whilst sourcing the highest calibre candidates. Develop a recruitment plan for peak periods including Christmas
  • Promote a culture ensuring new hires receive first class orientation
  • Deliver comprehensive training and development which ensures compliance with Health and Safety legislation and drive the customer service programme within the hotel
  • Support employees on day to day queries
  • Oversee the administration of the Human Resource Department
  • Management of the Health and Safety programme to ensure a safe environment for all employees and in compliance with Health and Safety Legislation
  • Management of the time and attendance systems, labour forecasting and payment system
  • Develop and drive incentives, rewards and the staff welfare scheme
  • Support and conduct investigations, performance improvements and terminations
  • In conjunction with the General Manager chair the Health and Safety, Team Committee and Communications Meeting
  • Ensuring the hotel’s profile as a potential employer is maintained with 3rd Level Colleges
  • Develop and support the internal Trainee Management programme
  • As part of the senior management team drive the hotel’s quality management systems and overall business plan

The Candidate:

  • Degree in Human Resources Management (CIPD)
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a Human Resources Management role in the hospitality or related industry
  • Outstanding communication/interpersonal and organisational skills
  • A commercially minded individual
  • Knowledge of employment law and HR best practice

If you feel you would be suitable for the position listed above, please apply online with a covering letter and CV detailing your qualifications and experience and email to Nicola Lawless: 


Commis Chef


Under the general guidelines of the Executive Head Chef and Executive Sous Chef, ensure the day-to-day operations are carried out in line with departmental and hotel standards in order to provide 100% quality service to guests at all times. All duties must be carried out in accordance with statutory health & safety requirements.


  • Previous experience as a Commis Chef in a hotel of similar standards is required.
  • Professional qualifications essential, e.g. HACCP.
  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate flair, creativity and skill in the Kitchen.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills are essential as is the ability to work as part of a team and on one's own initiative.

If you feel you would be suitable for the position listed above, please apply online with a covering letter and CV detailing your qualifications and experience and email to Nicola Lawless: 


Conference and Banqueting Supervisor

The Role:

Reporting to the Conference and Banqueting Manager and Assistant Conference and Banqueting the main duties will include:

  • To ensure the effective and appropriate supervision of the conference and banqueting operations at all times.
  • To establish the conference and banqueting operations in the local community as a conference and banqueting operations of consistent quality in keeping with the theme of the product.
  • To ensure the conference & banqueting operations is atmospheric at all times.
  • To carry out all the Banqueting duties to the standards as laid down in the standard of performance manuals.
  • To ensure all guests queries are handled promptly and efficiently.
  • To ensure all guest requests are met i.e. VIP’s, Regulars, and Group Attendees & Special Requirements.
  • To maximize in revenue, through up selling and additional sales, efficient recording of sales.
  • To follow up promptly on any guest request and ensure guest satisfaction is achieved.
  • To maximize seating capacity without compromising standards.
  • To be aware of relevant competitor information and market changes.
  • To suggest and support changes to our services / rates as appropriate.
  • To ensure all staff are familiar with safe keeping, cash handling, credit policy of the hotel.
  • To constantly liaise with other departments to ensure all guest requests are attended to efficiently.
  • To be fully aware of any menu updates, hotel promotions, corporate promotions or special activities going on in the hotel/area.
  • To organize and assist with carrying out any reasonable guest and staff promotional events when required.
  • To ensure we have a good working relationship with the support companies or groups.
  • To be knowledgeable and informed about the introduction of products and make sure this is done in accordance to standards i.e. Beverage & Wine lists and Presentation Products & Props.
  • To ensure that all standards are met at all times.
  • To adhere to all Human Resources Management procedures and develop these as required.
  • To control the use of linen.
  • To log and maintain all checklists and information for maintenance standards and checklists relevant to your department.
  • To promote good team relations in the department ensuring fairness and consistency in all dealings with team members.
  • To take control of small functions in the absence of the C&smp;B managers.
  • To assist the C&B managers in all aspects of Conference and Banqueting.

The Candidate:

  • Previous experience as a Conference and Banqueting Supervisor in a 4 or 5 * hotel with a busy C&B operation
  • Flexible individual with high attention to detail
  • Customer focused
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Must have permission to work in Ireland on a full time basis

If you feel you would be suitable for the position listed above, please apply online with a covering letter and CV detailing your qualifications and experience and email to Nicola Lawless: