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Accommodation Manager (Experienced)

Job Description

Here at Clontarf Castle, people are at the very heart of everything we do. We pride ourselves on being a team of Genuine, Intuitive, Extraordinary and Surprising professionals.

This helps us to achieve memorable and individual experiences for our guests and a rewarding, exciting career for our people.

Clontarf Castle Hotel is the perfect blend of a boutique and luxury hotel, providing unique style and exceptional service in comfortable surroundings. This newly-refurbished deluxe 4-star hotel offers a modern aesthetic which is built around the ancient form of a 12th Century Irish Castle. Located just 10 minutes from Dublin City Centre and 5 miles from Dublin Airport, Clontarf Castle Hotel is an oasis, tucked away in a tranquil setting, surrounded by fabulous golf courses and close to the beautiful Irish coastline.

At Clontarf Castle Hotel, we have a passion for excellence. Everything we do is driven by our guests' needs and our wish to provide them with genuine hospitality as well as the best in service and superior standards.

Our people are fundamental to this. We rely on our team to deliver our promise of excellence to our guests each day. That is why we only employ the very best people in the hospitality industry. Clontarf Castle people are always friendly, knowledgeable, passionate about service and ever ready to help. There are common things we believe in - people and team work; passion for excellence, continuous improvement and caring for our guests. We have an exciting opportunity for an Experienced Accommodation Manager to join our team.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To reflect and enhance the hotel’s Mission Statement and objectives in all activities.
  • To ensure appropriate quality standards are adhered to at all times and reviewed regularly, taking into account changing guest requirements within the rooms division.
  • To oversee the smooth and efficient running of all areas within your responsibilities.
  • To achieve budgeted sales, average room rate and occupancy levels.
  • To control wages and expenses in line with the budget.
  • To forecast room sales and wages weekly, monthly and quarterly.
  • To assist in the preparation of the annual budget.
  • To ensure appropriate levels of customer care are delivered at all times.
  • To maximise on all sales opportunities and to promote a selling environment with the rooms area of the hotel, ensuring sales targets are met.
  • To liaise with external contractors/suppliers ensuring that product/service are at the agreed standard.
  • To assist in the implementation of a quality system within the hotel.
  • To be fully familiar with the front office system.
  • To implement and monitor a maintenance programme.
  • To adhere to all Human Resource Management procedures with regard to interviewing, disciplining, recruitment and appraising of team members.
  • To promote good team relations, ensuring fairness and consistency in all dealings with team members.
  • To develop and implement quarterly activity plans appropriate to the business needs in all areas of responsibility.
  • To achieve all personal activity plans.
  • To be aware of relevant competitor information and market changes to our services where appropriate.
  • To ensure a regular programme of promotions and events in all areas of responsibility.
  • To attend and chair meetings as necessary in areas of responsibility.
  • To ensure a high level of security throughout the hotel.
  • To assist in compiling weekly, monthly and annual reports as requested by the Resident Manager or General Manager.
  • To ensure we have a highly motivated team and problems within the rooms division are resolved immediately.
  • To plan, implement and carry out training.
  • To be involved in all refurbishments of the hotel.
  • To ensure the smooth running of the hotel through effective duty management.
  • To carry out specific projects, research as outlined by the Resident Manager or General Manager.
  • To carry out any reasonable request from the senior management team.


Experience/Education:

  • Previous experience as an Accommodation Manager in a 4* or 5* property
  • Ability to lead and motivate
  • Effective people management skills
  • Have experience managing payroll and other budgets
  • Exceptional standards of cleanliness and attention to detail
  • Extraordinary Guest care will be your default position


We can offer you:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Uniform
  • Free Meals on Duty
  • Free Car Parking
  • Discounted Room Rates in Various Hotels
  • Career Opportunities in a stimulating and multi-cultural environment within a large company


If you feel you would be suitable for the position(s) listed above, please apply online with a covering letter and CV detailing your qualifications and experience and email to Fiona Morris HR Officer [email protected]


Experienced Restaurant Manager

Job Description

Clontarf Castle Hotel is the perfect blend of a boutique and luxury hotel, providing unique style and exceptional service in comfortable surroundings. This newly-refurbished deluxe 4-star hotel offers a modern aesthetic which is built around the ancient form of a 12th Century Irish Castle. Located just 10 minutes from Dublin City Centre and 5 miles from Dublin Airport, Clontarf Castle Hotel is an oasis, tucked away in a tranquil setting, surrounded by fabulous golf courses and close to the beautiful Irish coastline.

At Clontarf Castle Hotel, we have a passion for excellence. Everything we do is driven by our guests' needs and our wish to provide them with genuine hospitality as well as the best in service and superior standards.

Our people are fundamental to this. We rely on our team to deliver our promise of excellence to our guests each day. That is why we only employ the very best people in the hospitality industry. Clontarf Castle people are always friendly, knowledgeable, passionate about service and ever ready to help. There are common things we believe in - people and team work; passion for excellence, continuous improvement and caring for our guests.


The Role:

We now wish to recruit an experienced Restaurant Manager whom will be responsible for the management of our Restaurant, Fahrenheit Grill:

  • To ensure the smooth and efficient operation of Fahrenheit Grill, our Double AA Rosette Restaurant
  • To ensure the highest level of standard of service and cleanliness are maintained at all times
  • To achieve high levels of customer satisfaction and feedback
  • To work closely with the Executive Head Chef and Kitchen Team
  • Management, training and development of the Restaurant Team
  • To achieve finance targets in relation to sales and costs (including payroll)
  • Duty Management shifts as required


The Person:

  • Previous experience at Restaurant Management level in a 4* hotel Restaurant or similar
  • A hotel/restaurant management qualification would be desirable but not essential
  • Excellent attention to detail and a customer focused individual
  • Excellent people management skills


The Benefits:

  • Uniform
  • Meals on Duty
  • Car Parking
  • Performance related bonus
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Discounts across Tifco Hotel Group


If you feel you would be suitable for the position(s) listed above, please apply online with a covering letter and CV detailing your qualifications and experience and email to Fiona Morris HR Officer [email protected]


Senior Receptionist

Job Description

Clontarf Castle Hotel now wishes to recruit an experienced Receptionist to work in our Front Office and Reservations Department

The postion will report to the Front Office Manager and Reservations manager ensuring all guests are made feel welcome from their booking experience to the stay here with us at the Castle.


You must have:

  • Previous Front Office experience
  • Working knowledge of Opera
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Must be a good communicator with excellent guest relations skills
  • This role requires the individual to be available to work Tuesday to Saturday each week with evening work included


Benefits include:

  • Uniform
  • Meals on Duty
  • Car Parking
  • Discounted room rates
  • Developmental Opportunities within Tifco Hotel Group


If you feel you would be suitable for the position(s) listed above, please apply online with a covering letter and CV detailing your qualifications and experience and email to Fiona Morris HR Officer [email protected]


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