Graduate Management Programme
Do you have what it takes to make it as a Manager?
Each year we offer opportunities to candidates who can demonstrate that they have the ability to become our future managers. 'Exclusive Ambitions', the two year Graduate Management Programme covers all operational departments and develops key management skills.
We are currently not taking on any new candidates for our Graduate Management Programme, but plan to reopen applications later this year, so do check back if you're excited by a management career in hospitality.
Do you have...
flexibility, curiosity, and a hands on approach?
Are you proactive, focused and a completer?
Do you possess excellent communication skills?
‘Exclusive Ambitions’ will provide aspiring and passionate individuals with an opportunity to develop and acquire key leadership skills within our luxury hotel collection. A unique programme delivering wow experiences with industry leaders on your journey to personal success and achievement.
Exclusive Ambitions is a 2 year training plan starting between May and September each year, depending on the property allocated and availability of the position. In some instances the training may take place at more than one property. The nature of our business demands that the programme is flexible and dynamic with changes and updates being implemented as required. A typical plan covering all disciplines is outlined below:
Housekeeping | Nights | Reception - including spa where appropriate | Concierge | Switchboard | Guest Relations | Maintenance & Grounds
Kitchen - main, banqueting and overview of fine dining where appropriate | Bar | Lounge | Sommelier where appropriate | Conference and Banqueting operations | Restaurant | Room service
Human Resources | Accounts | IT | Sales | Business Development | Events
Area of Preference - 1 Month:
Graduates can choose to work in an area which they haven’t yet been to or, return to a favourite department for one additional month
Vision Support, Training and Renumeration
Mentoring: During the programme participants will have access to an assigned mentor throughout and be expected to undertake a key hotel project of the GM’s choice to gain additional relevant experience.
Salary: We offer a competitive salary plus fantastic benefits. Successful, committed Graduate Managers will be guided towards future opportunities once the programme is completed.
Training and development: A range of learning and development opportunities at all levels across the group, will be available to help you grow into our future leaders!.
Relevant degree and minimum of 12 months related industry experience gained via previous work placement or job
Genuine passion and hunger to develop within the luxury hospitality industry
Flexibility to work the hours as required by the department
Own transportation to work
Proficiency in English language. Written and spoken
Eligibility to work in the UK
Application and Selection Process
A telephone interview is conducted and if you successfully more forward this is followed by a face to face interview with property Human Resources Manager and General Manager.