Graduate Programme

Location
UK & Ireland
Salary
£21,000 / £22,000
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
08 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Graduate
Hours
Full Time

At Jurys Inn, our fantastic people make sure that every stay is extra-special. Taking care of our brilliant team is one of our biggest priorities so that they can look after our customers. If you share our values – friendly, genuine, positive, willing and consistent – you can expect everything from a career with real prospects to big discounts at our hotels!

Responsibilities

You will have a true hands-on hospitality experience whilst developing key management and leadership skills. Our Graduate Programme is a 2 year Management Development Programme where Graduates will get the opportunity to live and breathe hotel management and learn from the bottom up. Graduates rotate through all areas of the hotel during the 3, 8 month placements within the Jurys Inn portfolio to get a feel and understanding of the whole operation and how it works together with opportunities to carry out work based projects that add real value to the company.

Programme members will move after 8 months to another location in the UK& Ireland and really get the chance to put their first year learnings into practice. Graduates will be ready to move to Front Office, Food & Beverage, Meeting & Events and other management level roles at the end of the 2 year programme. Extensive personal and professional development is provided throughout the programme with regular training workshops, webinars and project work – all of which will develop the core management skills needed to be a success in the hospitality industry.

Furthermore, working in our hotels gives Graduates the opportunity to demonstrate newly learned skills on a daily basis and to receive feedback from the management team and their appointed Mentor.

About You

A key role in our aim is to raise service standards to 4-star and beyond. You will need bags of energy along with passion for real hospitality.

  • You will have a degree in any of the following disciplines; Hotel/Leisure/Tourism/International Hospitality or Business Management.
  • Ideally you will have worked in a number of Hotel/Leisure/ or Tourism operational areas in the past developing your skills in Food & Beverage, Front Office, and Meeting & Events.
  • You will understand how a hotel operates and how you can assist the hotel operations on a daily basis.
  • You will need to be mobile, proactive and work on own initiative with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • You will need good scheduling and time management skills, the ability to form relationships with and influence hotel managers along with the flexibility and resilience to react to a changing operational environment.

Benefits

We think outstanding people deserve outstanding rewards. So if you join us, we’ll give you major staff discounts at our hotels here and abroad. We’ll also recognise your hard work through our Happy Rewards scheme: great performance can earn you anything from a day off to cinema tickets! On top of this, there are regular get-togethers, no split shifts and awards for staff who go above and beyond!

If you want to build a fantastic career, you’ve chosen the right place. Our Learning & Development programmes can help at every stage of your career, putting you on track for a brilliant future with a rapidly-growing business.

More about us

We’ve come a long way since our first hotel in Ireland in 1881: now Jurys Inn has sites across the UK, Ireland and the Czech Republic, plus over 2,800 people! Owned by the Fattal Group which has over 190 hotels across the EU - Israel, Germany, Spain & Italy to name a few we won Best Small Hotel Group’ at the 2018 Business Travel Awards – and we’ve got exciting plans for the future. We’re investing in new systems to make working and staying here even better. And with strategies for progress, your career can grow along with our business.

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