IHG Director of Restaurant & Bars - InterContinental, Hayman Island in Hayman Island, Australia

Director of Restaurant & Bars - InterContinental, Hayman Island

Job Number EMEAA00106

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels

EMEAA - Australia - Queensland - Hayman Island


About us

InterContinental, Hayman Island are currently building a focused team to build and deliver a truly exceptional and unique luxury experience. We currently have an rare opportunity for a Director of Restaurant & Bars to join the leadership team on island for this exciting journey!

As the world’s first international luxury travel hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has been pioneering new international destinations for decades. Each of our hotels is a destination in its own right, and we are dedicated to those who appreciate and enjoy The InterContinental Life – the glamour and exhilaration of fascinating places, mixed with our international know-how and local cultural wisdom.

InterContinental is the flagship brand of IHG’s luxury portfolio which also includes Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, the industry pioneer that first introduced the boutique concept to the US. We will also welcome Regent Hotels & Resorts to the top end of our luxury portfolio later in the year.

Your day to day

As the Director of Restaurant & Bars you will lead the Restaurant & Bars function for InterContinental, Hayman Island as well as leading the project management of the New Hotel Opening Restaurant & Bars Plan. Reporting to the Resort Manager, post opening, you will monitor and control the Restaurant & Bars Operation in the areas of revenue, expenditure, profitability and performance against budget whilst also being a key driver of the Resort’s branded service delivery across the Resorts Restaurants and Bars.

Working in partnership with other areas of the Resort to continuously drive and identify revenue, product and guest experience enhancement opportunities, you will be across industry trends and incorporating these into the Resorts brand defining culinary and dining delivery and guest experience. In this role you will also play an integral part in creating a positive and productive work environment; building, motivating and leading an effective team that is highly engaged and delivers results.

What we need from you

The ideal candidate will have experience both in hospitality, leadership and working in a large complex hotel with multiple Restaurant & Bar offerings. You will have demonstrated capability in influencing and impacting business strategy and also have strong financial, analytical and business acumen partnered with proven ability to deliver on set targets. You will be a change agent with the ability to work alongside a team and collaborate with key stakeholders with a sense of urgency. Strategic thinking, the ability to explore new ways of working and an open minded around how we can drive the Resort forward and deliver unrivalled guest journeys will be highly advantageous. Demonstrated ability to work with guests and champion a brand is also a must.

What we offer

IHG are more than just a great place to stay, we are also one of Australia’s best employers. We are looking for exceptional people like you to greet the world and be the spark that makes us even better.

We passionately believe that it’s our people who have brought us to where we are today and our people that will help us grow. We celebrate diversity every day. We welcome guests from every background and corner of the world, so we want individuals who can bring hospitality to life for everyone.

We will give you every opportunity to grow vertically, functionally, geographically, and personally. As part of the IHG family with more than 5,300 hotels in over 100 countries, the world is your oyster.