AMAZING Head of Operations – Oxfordshire

Hello and hope you are keeping safe and well. It’s time for a new OPPORTUNITY! 

Thanks for looking at this GREAT role. If it’s got your name written all over it, please send me your CV with haste! 
  • Opportunity:Head of Operations
  • With: A GORGEOUS boutique hotel
  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Website: On application, you will LOVE it! 
  • Start date: Soon
  • Salary: From £50,000 determined by your exceptional experience
  • Benefits: Yes – lots and lots – more on application
  • Reporting to: Hotel General Manager
  • Leading: A team of 60+
  • JD: Full JD on application

The Brilliant Role Overview

  • Working 5 of 7 days…and sometimes more when the operation demands, you will be leading the front and back of house, food and beverage, housekeeping, fitness, spa and estate facility teams.
  • You will run the food and beverage operation with gusto!
  • You will ensure there is an outstanding experience is delivered to the Guests through motivation and positive direction of your colleagues.
  • Leading from the front, you will be on-stage to engage with the Guests, listen to their feedback and solve challenges that come up.
  • Partnering across the business operation, you will be a cohesive glue to bring all of the departments together and continue to harmonise the enterprise.
  • Ensuring brand standards are consistently presented against measurable and performance KPI’s.
  • Inspiring, coaching, developing and mentoring your team to grow the positive hotel culture even more.
  • Project manage new refurbishments, annual events and activities including: budgeting, staffing, suppliers, health and safety.
  • Be savvy in Coronavirus protocol
  • Work to establish a community with the returning Guests and collaborate with the locality to share best practice.
  • Deputise for the General Manager as and when required.

YOU the Perfect Head of Operations 

  • You could be currently in a role of Deputy General Manager / Senior Operations Manager or similar.
  • You will come with an extensive quality hospitality background with a route through food and beverage management.
  • Maybe you are from a large private members club.
  • Maybe you are from a country house hotel with golf club.
  • Your working experience will include managing multi-site F&B properties.
  • You will have experience of running projects, including refurbishments, large scale events, developments, planning and creative thinking.
  • You could have had involvement of a spa, fitness or sports club.
  • Your mind will be financially savvy and reading a balance sheet, budgeting and spreadsheets will be a piece of cake.
  • You will have an eye for attention to detail…and this will be apparent with the content, formatting and presentation of your CV.
  • Your leadership will be positive motivation and goal setting, leading by example.
  • You will have many examples of your successes and achievements…and these will be listed in your CV.
  • Your focus on ‘service excellence’ will be exceptional, with standards of delivery above and beyond.
  • Your personality will be fun, happy, dynamic and energetic when needed…plus focussed, determined and unflappable when needed.
  • You will hold strong values aligned to respect and teamwork.
  • You will have ideas, have vision, be creative and be able to think outside of the box.
  • You’ll have great IT skills, plus proof of right to work in the UK (sorry no sponsorship for this role)
  • You will be currently living in the UK at this time.

This is a really a great opportunity to join a brilliant team within an awesome property. If you have the 5* drive, dynamism, presence and are not afraid to roll your sleeves up then this could be VERY EXCITING for you.

Please press APPLY and send me your CV via email for review. Thanks. 

Due to the volume of applications, if you aren’t contacted within 72 hours of your submission, sadly this would infer you have been unsuccessful with your application on this occasion – Sorry. However, please review our company website to check out whether we have any other matching roles, and connect to our company on Linked In to be kept in the loop for the new opportunities – thanks. Good luck with your application!

Sending good wishes to you. Stay safe and well.


Russ Simove
Excite Recruitment
Russ at
07 888 999 091

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