Executive Chief Steward

Swissôtel Al Maqam

Location: SA - Makkah

16/11/16 17:30
Job Details
“a passion for perfection”

Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts is a distinctive group of deluxe hotels where we put the emphasis on our people. We strive to provide a motivating and rewarding environment that attracts inspired and talented people who are willing to bring news ideas, use & develop their knowledge to reinvent their career path.

Swissôtel Al Maqam description:

Swissôtel Al Maqam is Swissôtel’s Second hotel to open in Saudi Arabia. The hotel offers 1624 elegant rooms and suites with modern design, complementing the values of today’s Arab culture.

As part of the prestigious Abraj Al Bait complex, the deluxe Swissôtel Al Maqam is a contemporary five-star hotel located in close proximity to the holy Masjid Al Haraam, overlooking the Ka’aba and the Grand Mosque.

It has private entrances that make it easier for pilgrims to reach Al Masjid Al Haram.

Executive Chief Steward

Summary of Responsibilities:

The main responsibilities and tasks of this position are as listed below, but not limited to these:

• To consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow colleagues
• To lead and manage the Stewarding team in all aspects of the department and ensure standards are followed
• To balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
• To conduct regularly scheduled departmental meetings
• To supervise and maintain the sanitation of kitchen equipment and other areas assigned
• To ensure all banquet event orders are reviewed to ensure proper set-ups are in place
• To prepare monthly reports on shortages in chinasilverware and equipment and requisition replacements as required while following budget guidelines
• To work closely with the Chef, Director of Banquets/Catering to anticipate guest needs
• To order and control all inventory of cleaning compounds
• To ensure all equipment is in working order and report any items in need of repair
• To follow outlet policies, procedures and service standards
• To maintain a clean and safe work environment
• Other duties as assigned


We are looking for a well organized and creative candidate with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, who is able to display a “passion for perfection” and work in a dynamic environment. In addition, the candidate should possess:

• Previous leadership experience required
• Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
• Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications an asset
• University/College degree in a related discipline an asset
• Highly responsible & reliable
• Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
• Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team
• Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Physical Aspects of Position:
Physical aspects of the position include but are not limited to the following:
• Constant standing and walking throughout shift
• Frequent lifting and carrying up to 20 lbs
• Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
• Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts

Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts offers broad career development possibilities within a growing international group and competitive conditions of employment.

If you feel you are ready for your next professional challenge, send us your application today.

Job Level
: Senior Leadership / Executive

: Full-time

: Rotating / Shift Work

: No

Closing Date
: 14.Jan.2017, 8:59:00 PM

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