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  • Published on: Thu 03 Nov, 2022
  • Property/Brand: UIP
  • Location: Albufeira
  • Department: Food & Beverage
  • Duration: Full Time
  • Type: Work

Director of F&B

Mission: Functions as the strategic business leader of the property’s food and beverage operation. Position oversees the development and implementation of departmental strategies and ensures implementation of the brand service strategy and brand initiatives.  The position ensures the food and beverage/culinary operation meets the brand’s target customer needs, ensures employee satisfaction, and focuses on growing revenues and maximizing the financial performance of the department.

Job Description:

  • Sets expectations and holds food and beverage leadership team accountable for demonstrating desired service behaviors;
  • Reviews financial reports and statements to determine how Food and Beverage is performing against budget;
  • Makes recommendations for CAPEX funding of food and beverage equipment and renovations in accordance with brand business strategy;
  • Works with food and beverage leadership team to determine areas of concern and develops strategies to improve the department’s financial performance;
  • Establishes challenging, realistic and obtainable goals to guide operation and performance;
  • Develops and manages Food and Beverage budget;
  • Monitors the department’s actual and projected sales to ensure revenue goals are met or exceeded and opportunities are identified and addressed;
  • Develops means to improve profit, including estimating cost and benefit, exploring new business opportunities, etc;
  • Coaches and supports food and beverage leadership team to effectively manage wages, F&B cost and controllable expenses (e.g., restaurant supplies, uniforms, etc.);
  • Develops food and beverage operating strategy that is aligned with the brand´s business strategy and leads its execution.


  • Good computer skills (e.g., Excel, Powerpoint, Micros, Opera+…);
  • People orientated leadership skills;
  • Attention to detail and high organizational skills;
  • Strong sense of responsibility and rigor;
  • Financial Accurance.


  • High School Degree or Specialized High School Degree;
  • 3-5 years of experience in the function.

Languages Knowledge:

  • Excellent communication skills in English and Portuguese (written and spoken).

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