M&E Team Leader

Contract Type - Permanent
39 hours per week

Employment Type - Full Time

Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Refresh and recharge in the heart of London's Charing Cross in our 4 star luxury hotel. This grand railway hotel is just a stone's throw from Trafalgar Square and the Strand. Enjoy the buzz of London's busy city streets, world class shopping and entertainment before returning to the peaceful haven of Amba Hotel Charing Cross.

The Role

To ensure that the needs of all M&E guests are met and exceeded. To be responsible for the supervision and
control of operations of meetings, events, conferences and banqueting rooms and other supporting areas in line
with Brand Standards while adhering to company and statutory regulations. To Supervise the M&E Team Members/Ambassadors on shift

  • Reads and interprets weekly and daily Function Sheets to ensure all the customer’s stated expectations are fully
  • understood and met
  • Ensures that meeting/ function rooms not in use are in an appropriate state for show rounds to potential customers
  • Works with the Meeting and Events Operations Manager to analyse the weekly staffing needs and prepares Rotas
  • accordingly; brings in casual function staff where required in line with business needs
  • Deals with day to day guest enquiries in an efficient, courteous and friendly manner or passes them to the relevant
  • manager where necessary
  • Meets and greets guests arriving for meetings and events; checks requirements and communicates relevant
  • information (e.g. Fire Evacuation Procedure, message system, etc.)
  • Ensures all relevant information concerning customer requirements is dealt with or passed to the relevant
  • department immediately
  • Manages events such as private dining and functions
  • Ensures that all function rooms are set to the same consistent standards set out by the Brand Standards
  • Assists colleagues with running of events and fosters team spirit
  • Ensures that banqueting back of house areas, including kitchens are regularly cleaned



What we look for

  • Highly Guest Focussed with a passion for great service and a drive for guest satisfaction
  • Comfortable in a font line role facing the public
  • Empathetic and able to build relationships
  • An open personality who is relaxed and natural in their interactions
  • Accurate with good attention to detail
  • Able to create a positive first impression and be an ambassador for the brand and glh
  • Can demonstrate commercial awareness within the context of their role

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive starting salary and Holiday entitlement
  • Discounted hotel rates for yourself and your family across glh. portfolio of hotels.
  • A huge range of online benefits which allows you to claim discounts and cash back with thousands of different retailers and service providers
  • The opportunity to work within an organisation committed to personal and career development
  • Pension and Healthcare schemes
  • Uniform (where applicable) and meals on duty