Hotel Du Vin

Deputy General Manager - Hotel du Vin, Wimbledon

Wimbledon Park, London
Competitive Salary
18 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Our appeal is all down to our attitude. Simple yet sophisticated. Informal yet luxurious. Elegant yet unpretentious. It’s a commitment to doing the little things brilliantly. We’re justifiably proud of our collection of 16 townhouse and city-centre properties. Each Hotel du Vin has its own character, shaped by the architecture, history and sensitive conversion of the original building. At the heart of each, our bistros serve French classics with a British twist. And thanks to our close relationships with vineyards and winemakers, our cosy, low-lit bars offer many of the world’s finest and best-kept secret wines.

We are a small team who see beauty in the detail – getting even the small things right for our guests. Thoughtful and relaxed, enjoying the difference that every day brings.

We are always on the lookout for individuals who share our belief in the spirit of true hospitality and in return staff receive the following:

  • 2 complimentary room nights B&B per year for all employees
  • Staff & Family & friends rates
  • 50% discount on F&B
  • Pension Scheme

Deputy General Manager

Job Description:

In this role you’re a real organiser, who loves leading and motivating your team. As Deputy General Manager your role involves taking responsibility for ensuring the smooth running of the day to day operations of the hotel. You will also be required to work closely with all department managers in people management, finance and budgeting, sales and revenue management. You will be required to manage the hotel in the absence of the General Manager. You will be expected to ensure that our guests receive amazing hospitality at all times, that all staff are able to deliver service exceeding guest expectations and enhancing the guest journey at every opportunity. You will have previous experience in management with a sound knowledge of food and drink in a similar sized property. Deputy General Managers must have excellent communication skills, be a team player and enjoy a hands-on role. You must have passion for hospitality and deliver service with a smile.

The property has been sensitively refurbished into a Hotel du Vin whilst maintaining all the personality and individuality already present in this beautiful 19th Century home. Cannizaro House has a rich history, dating back to 1819, having played host to Lord Tennyson, Oscar Wilde and even the last Maharajah of the Punjab, its walls have born witness to some of history’s most vibrant characters. Located within 34 acres of Cannizaro Park and adjacent to Wimbledon Common, the hotel offers a tranquil setting yet is well connected, within the M25 and just 25 minutes from central London by frequent public transport. Aside from nearby boutique shopping and extensive parkland the hotel sits close to the All England Club, the home of tennis, which for a fortnight each year hosts the Wimbledon Tennis Championships attracting interest and personalities from around the world.