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MSC Cruises is the world’s fourth largest cruise line and largest privately-owned cruise company, and market leader in the Mediterranean, South America and South Africa.
MSC Cruises sails throughout the year in the Mediterranean, and offers a wide range of seasonal itineraries in Northern Europe, the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean, Cuba and French Antilles, South America, South Africa, the Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Oman.
Over 15 million guests have discovered a world of luxurious emotions aboard the ships of MSC Cruises
With the introduction of MSC Bellissima and MSC Grandiosa in 2018 the fleet expansion is well underway and with a further 8 ships on order, including the revolutionary World Class project of four 200.000 GRT LNG-powered ships, MSC Cruises is actively looking to employ over 50.000 new crew over the coming years
The ships cruise the globe from South America to Australia, giving not only passengers but also the crew a chance to visit the world
MSC Cruises prides it selves on their diversity: their staff comes from more than 75 different countries and guests from over 187!
The recruiting team of MSC Cruises would like to meet you personally at a Cruise Career Day organised by backup jobs agency in Kraków/ Poland on 21st September 2018!
Take advantage of this unique opportunity and apply as a 1st Purser F&B Manager (m/f) to become part of the exciting MSC Cruises family!
1st Purser F&B Manager MSC Cruises Career Day Kraków 21.09.2018 (21092018)
1st Purser F&B Manager
In line with Company guidelines, the Food & Beverage Manager manages the entire F&B operation on board MSC Cruises’ vessels by ensuring proper planning, execution and delivery of all food operations and creating the perfect dining experience for all guests.
Manages all F&B and day-to-day operations to the highest standards, identifying customers’ needs and responding proactively to all of their concerns;
Is accountable for the performance and achievement of Company budgetary goals;
Supervises F&B team members, supporting and training them to enhance their current performance and evaluates their skills suggesting possible advancement or additional on-the-job training;
Complies with set Company F&B service standards and follows the Company Sanitation Protocols (sanitation, hygiene and personnel management) and as Food Safety Officer ensures sanitation compliance in food operations.
Fluent English, oral and written. Any additional European language is considered an advantage (Italian, Portuguese, German, Spanish and French);
Professional School diploma from a Bar School/Bar Training Academy is an advantage;
At least 4 years’ experience as F&B Manager and leading a team;
Experience in the cruise industry or in 4/5 star hotels or resorts is an advantage;
Very good knowledge of Office package;
Knowledge of hotel management software, Fidelio, Micros and MMS is an advantage;
Very good understanding of menu management, food cost control and F&B trends/best practices;
Sound knowledge of cash handling, accounting, cash card systems, computerised bar systems and ability to meet financial targets;
Customer service and problem solving skills;
STCW certification is compulsory (basic fire fighting, personal survival techniques, elementary first aid, personal security and social responsibility);
Food Safety Proficiency certificate issued by recognized Authority;
A recognised medical certification is also required before starting to work on board.
Possess a valid passport and when possible a seaman book copy.
At MSC Cruises, we need outstanding people to help us create outstanding cruise experiences around the world. Join our team, and we will show you the visionary spirit and strong values that have made us grow 800% in 10 years. By 2022, we will double the number of guests we welcome aboard every year, so we are going to need enthusiastic and talented people.