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Career opportunities at Tynecastle Park

The club is currently advertising for the following position(s):

- Hospitality Duty Manager
- Matchday and Event Hospitality Duty Manager
- Chef de Partie

 

Hospitality Duty Manager

Heart of Midlothian is a Scottish Premiership Football Club and an Edinburgh institution with a proud heritage dating back to 1874.  The Club is currently undergoing a remarkable transformation within a redeveloped stadium hosting new conference and events facilities.  The stadium currently accommodates over 1,200 hospitality guests across a range of modern suites with additional new and exciting facilities still to come.

The Club’s award-winning in-house Hospitality department, is expanding in Conference and Events, which has achieved success in building new operations in both Myreside Pavilion as part of George Watson’s College and at Turnhouse Golf Club.

This has created an exciting opportunity for an experienced and ambitious Duty Manager to be responsible for the day to day running of the catering and events operation at Myreside Pavilion under the direction of the Deputy Hospitality Operations Manager. You will assist in the general set up and delivery of conference and banqueting events as well as being responsible for event show rounds and bookings in conjunction with the Events Co-Ordinator at Heart of Midlothian FC.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Personal License holder responsibilities under the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005
  • Venue contact for external customers enquiring about and arranging events
  • Responsible for venue management including key holder duties
  • Responsible for reviewing all function suites in advance of the functions and meeting all of the client requests as detailed on the function suites
  • Set up and delivery of conference and banqueting events
  • Looking after the customers’ needs and expectations
  • Staff management and training when required
  • Stock management and rotation including orders for beer, alcohol, disposable etc
  • Building client relationships

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience in conference and events at a supervisory level
  • Be a Personal License Holder (SCPLH)
  • Hold a UK driving license
  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in hospitality and events
  • Have good communication skills

How to apply: If you think that you are suitable for the position and meet the criteria above, please either request an application form or send a CV to the recruitment team at  recruitment@homplc.co.uk

Closing Date: Close of play – 31 January 2020

 

Matchday and Event Hospitality Duty Manager

Heart of Midlothian is a Scottish Premiership Football Club and an Edinburgh institution with a proud heritage dating back to 1874.  The Club is currently undergoing a remarkable transformation within a redeveloped stadium hosting new conference and events facilities.  The stadium currently accommodates over 1,200 hospitality guests across a range of modern suites with additional new and exciting facilities still to come.

The Club’s award-winning in-house Hospitality department, is expanding to meet an unprecedented growth in both match day hospitality and in Conference and Events, which has achieved success in building new operations in both Myreside Pavilion and at Turnhouse Golf Club.

This has created an exciting opportunity for an experienced and ambitious Duty Manager to be responsible for the running of our function suites on Match Days and any other events held at the stadium.  You will assist in the general set up and delivery of conference and banqueting events.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for functions suites on Match Days and events.
  • Responsible for delivering a high level of food and beverages in the function suite.
  • Responsible for the co-ordination of staff.
  • Responsible for delivering excellent customer relations and handling complaints.
  • Personal Licence holder responsibilities under the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005.
  • Responsible for opening and securing all suites/lounges and sites including keys.
  • Set up and delivery of conference and banqueting events

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience in conference and events at a supervisory level
  • Have effective people management skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to work under pressure
  • Be a Personal License Holder (SCPLH)
  • Have good communication skills
  • Above all, demonstrate a strong team work ethic with a can-do attitude, proven professionalism and excellent timekeeping.

How to apply: If you think that you are suitable for the position and meet the criteria above, please either request an application form or send a CV to the recruitment team at  recruitment@homplc.co.uk

Closing Date: Close of play – 31 January 2020

 

 

Chef de Partie

Heart of Midlothian is a Scottish Premiership Football Club and an Edinburgh institution with a proud heritage dating back to 1874.  The Club is currently undergoing a remarkable transformation within a redeveloped stadium hosting new conference and events facilities and it is more than just a Football Club.  The stadium currently accommodates over 1,200 hospitality guests across a range of modern suites with additional new and exciting facilities still to come.

The Club’s award-winning in-house Hospitality department, is expanding to meet an unprecedented growth in both match day hospitality and in Conference and Events, which has achieved success in building new operations in both Myreside Pavilion and at Turnhouse Golf Club.

This has created an exciting opportunity for an experienced and ambitious Chef de Partie to work across multiple sites. You will assist in the general day to day running of the Kitchen at Tynecastle Park Stadium in a high-volume catering department as well as the other multi-sites as per the needs of the business to produce excellent quality of food.

The role offers an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join an award-winning catering and hospitality operation at a very exciting time for the club.  The transformation of facilities at Heart of Midlothian Football Club has changed the landscape of conference and events in Edinburgh and has put Tynecastle Park Stadium firmly on the map as the venue of choice for major conferences, exhibitions and formal dinners as well as private events, weddings, Christmas parties and smaller family occasions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • work directly for the Head of Chef under his supervision or the Sous Chef’s supervision in the general day to day running of the kitchen operations across multiple sites.
  • work closely with the senior chefs to produce a high standard of food in a large catering operation on match-days and conferences and events. 
  • adhere to food hygiene regulations and HACCP compliance at all times.  

The successful candidate will:

  • offer a proven track record of running a similar fast-paced, high volume operation.
  • have a minimum of 3 years commis chef and 1-year chef de partie experience within a high-volume catering operation.
  • ideally the successful candidate will possess the relevant Elementary Food Hygiene qualification and experience of working a HACCP system.
  • be passionate about food and demonstrate a strong commitment to excellent customer service through your food.
  • be able to demonstrate the ability to work under pressure
  • be mobile to work across 3 sites in Edinburgh.
  • above all, demonstrate a strong team work ethic with a can-do attitude, proven professionalism and excellent timekeeping.
     

How to apply: If you think that you are suitable for the position and meet the criteria above, please either request an application form or send a CV to the recruitment team at  recruitment@homplc.co.uk

Closing Date: Close of play – 24 January 2020

 

 

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Equal Opportunities

Heart of Midlothian PLC is an equal opportunities employer.
We aim to ensure that no job applicant, employee, or worker is discriminated against on the grounds of a 'protected characteristics'.
The following are protected characteristics:

  1. Age
  2. Disability
  3. Gender reassignment
  4. Marriage and civil partnership
  5. Pregnancy and maternity
  6. Race (including colour, nationality, and ethnic or national origin)
  7. Religion or belief
  8. Sex
  9. Sexual orientation
Children's well-being recruitment checks

Heart of Midlothian PLC is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults at risk (vulnerable groups) that are in our care or attending our premises. Applicants must be willing to undergo Disclosure Scotland PVG screening appropriate to the post, including reference checks and self-declaration forms.

Recruitment Fair Processing Notice

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