Monday, 27 August 2018

Steward at British High Commission (BHC)

British High Commission in Lagos is recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Steward at British High Commission (BHC)

Job Title: Steward

Ref No: 18/18 LOS
Location: Lagos
Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Residence and Support Staff)
Job Subcategory: Butler
Grade: A1 (L)
Type of Position: Permanent
Start Date: 1st October, 2018

Main Purpose of Job
  • The main purpose of this job is to provide routine stewarding duties and support to the Residence Manager and Team
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Act as cover for events at the Residence in the absence of the Residence Manager
  • Daily general upkeep and cleanliness of the residential entertainment areas
  • To keep pantry, drinks refrigerator, and cupboards well stocked at all times and maintain sufficient supplies of other household items, including caring for china and stock keeping silver, cutlery and glassware
  • Conduct regular drinks stock valuation
  • Check equipment daily to ensure they are in good working condition and promptly report any defects/malfunctions to the Residence Manager
  • Understand and practice the principles of environmental stewardship
  • Liaise with the Chef on drink requirements for proposed menu for functions
  • Contact additional stewards as required once numbers agreed with residence manager
  • Create floral arrangements for functions
  • To work with the Chef on table setting and managing the food and beverage service
  • Assist in the set up and break down of service areas for all special functions (buffet, barbecue, etc).
Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • Fluency in written and spoken English;
  • Knowledge and experience in Food and wine pairing
  • Previous experience in (or at least good understanding of) events management and/or professional hospitality industry;
  • Able to work accurately on own initiative without direct supervision, while keeping the team appropriately informed;
  • Customer focus with ability to interact with contacts at all levels, both internal and external;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Courteous and discreet manners;
  • Ability to prioritise, effectively manage and multitask;
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills, with an eye for detail.
Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Flexibility to work evenings (and occasionally at weekend events);
  • Good IT skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office;
Required Competencies:
  • Changing and Improving, Delivering Value for Money, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
Starting Monthly Salary
  • N315,328.
Other Benefits and Conditions of Employment 
  • Conditioned working hours are 37 hours per week gross with TOIL (Time-off in Lieu) granted for hours worked in excess of this. Normal working hours are Mon-Thur 07:30 – 15:30 & 07:30 – 12:30 Friday, however regular evening and some weekend working will be required, with Time Off in Lieu given as necessary.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Deadline Date
7th September, 2018.


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