Director of Operations

Job Reference: ASH_DOpp

Ashford Castle is looking for a Director of Operations to join the team. You should have a proactive attitude, excellent communication skills and an approachable and friendly personality.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Reporting directly to the General Manager
  • Take responsibility for the smooth running of the day to day operation of the hotel
  • This is a senior leadership role and functions as the leader for all areas of operation, including rooms, front office and food and beverage
  • Executing flawless guest experiences, revenue generation, cost and policy contols, staffing, health and safely etc

The ideal candidate for the Director of Operations will enjoy working within a friendly and productive team and have excellent communication skills. This is a full-time position, working five days a week between Monday and Sunday. This  role will embrace Ashford Castle's vision and service culture to continue to one of the top 5 star hotels internationally.

The ideal candidate for the Director of Operations position should:
  • Degree on hospitality or a Business related discipline 
  • Experience in a senior role within a 4 or 5 star hotel
  • Ability and willingness to work flexable hours including weekends as business requires 
  • Strong guest relations skills and leadership capabilities
  • Detail orientated 
  • Ability to make quick decisions, problem solve to achieve guest satisfaction while ensuring compliance with hotel policy and financial expectations
  • Well presented, outgoing and approachable
  • Strong people and management skills

This position has excellent progression opportunities within renowned Red Carnation Hotel Collection, a company providing the perfect opportunity to those who are looking for an exciting career and job security within the Hotel industry.

Some of the Benefits available to our team:

  • Excellent remuneration package
  • Professional and training development oportunities 
  • Complimentary meals on duty
  • Uniforms and dry cleaning service provided free of charge
  • Discounted rates with Red Carnation Hotel Collection, The Travel Corporation and some UK Relais & Châteaux properties
  • Heavily subsidised accommodation (subject to availability)
  • Professional training and development opportunities (79 in-house courses to avail of)

Ashford Castle is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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