Bar Manager

  • Job Reference: 00026777-1
  • Date Posted: 12 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Dunkeld House Hotel
  • Location: Pitlochry, Perth & Kinross
  • Salary: £26,500 Per Month
  • Sector: Pubs & Bar, Hotels
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time Bar Manager at our 4 star Hotel in Dunkeld. 

In addition to offering a salary of £26,500 per annum, we provide a fantastic employee benefits package which includes free use of leisure facilities, recommend a friend scheme, free meals when on duty, friends & family discounts on accommodation and food/refreshments at the hotel. We can also provide live in accommodation for candidates applying from out of the local area. We are proud to announce that we do have an A star sponsor licence and welcome applicants from, both, inside and outside the UK.

Dunkeld House Hotel boasts an unrivalled experience of Scottish country living. Our four-star luxury hotel sits on 280 acres of well-maintained and natural woodland and overlooks the wide and fast-flowing River Tay. We have 98 bedrooms, gym, spa facilities and pool and a selection of conference and event facilities to accommodate weddings, private functions and business services.


The Role:

  • Management of the Bar team, ensuring the smooth running of all breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner operations
  • To ensure that guests receive an efficient, friendly, consistent and personalised service from yourself and all members of the team
  • Managing and developing a team of 10+ through training, guidance and communication
  • Working closely with the restaurant & conference and events team to ensure the success of any functions including weddings
  • Administration of team matters such as absence management, appraisals, annual leave requests, disciplinary, grievance and performance management
  • Management of all statutory and company regulations relating to health & safety, hygiene, fire and emergency procedures
  • To ensure that bar security is maintained at all times
  • To work with the HR department to ensure the management of the team recruitment process
  • Analyse key areas of improvement by utilising KPI’s and other performance/financial targets


The Person:

  • Experience working in a similar role would be beneficial but we will consider applications from outstanding assistants looking for their first head of department role
  • Experience working with large volumes in a four star hotel environment is essential
  • No formal qualifications necessary, but some form of hospitality training such as SVQ, NVQ would be beneficial
  • Strong customer service and time management skills, an attention to detail and good communication skills are vital
  • Must be self-motivated, enthusiastic and a natural engaging leader
  • Must be smart and well presented