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Head of Beverage Services

Job Reference : SBS-FSX-00840
Location : Shore Based - Southampton
Closing Date : 08/12/2014
Employment Type : Perm - Full Time
Department : F&B Services

Head of Beverage Services

£55K- £70K plus attractive benefits (dependant on experience)



Our Food and Beverage team in Southampton provides expert support to ensure an excellent beverage service is managed across the Fleet.


Join us in the role of Head of Beverage Services and you will be leading a team delivering an exciting beverage proposition, driving revenue in a complex, quick moving environment.


As a key member of our Carnival UK’s operations management team, you will be responsible for one of the largest areas of onboard revenue.


Developing and creating brand aligned, innovative bar products for our 11 industry leading cruise ships will be a key part of the role, so your knowledge and experience of beverage outlets and products, including the technical aspects associated with bards and wines, promotion, sales, preparation and delivery will be very important.


People are a big part of this role. With a motivated and successful team of over 20 people directly under your remit and the need to maintain close working relationships with many internal departments, your confident and skilled approach to both team and stakeholder management will be crucial.


Evidence of implementing change programs in the drinks industry will be a good indicator of success for this role.


It’s a fantastic opportunity to make a big impact in a crucial area of our business. It’s a chance to step in and ensure that the right beverage offering is delivered in a timely manner to best support ships’ needs.


In return, we offer a competitive salary package, great company benefits and the real opportunity to progress your career with the world’s leading cruise company that includes the prestigious P&O Cruises, and Cunard Line brands. Apply now.


Closing date: 8th December 2014


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.