Conference & Banqueting Manager - Hospitality & Leisure jobs in Malta - December 2023
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Conference & Banqueting Manager

The Xara Collection , Central Malta

Published on 17 Nov 2022

Expired on 17 Dec 2022

The Xara Palace in Malta is looking to recruit a Conference & Banqueting Manager to join their team on a full-time basis. 

  • You will manage the day-to-day operation of the Conference & Banqueting Department and, with the support of senior management; you will provide strategic direction and leadership and ensure that key targets are achieved
  • You will ensure to create a positive working environment that supports organizational and core values. You will coach, train and support all conference and banqueting staff to provide consistently high standards
  • You will provide regular feedback to management and other managers as appropriate on operational issues, standards, and procedures
  • You will embrace every opportunity to create extra special moments for our guests and provide a personal experience our guests will want to share
  • Types of events you will be in charge of will range from small family gatherings to large weddings, parties, or exhibitions.

  • As our ideal candidate, you will have at least 3 years of experience in events and banqueting and be able to manage a large team
  • You'll have effective leadership skills and develop key strategies with the team in identifying key customer needs and working with them to develop initiatives to meet/ exceed these needs
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer relation skills to ensure a seamless and memorable experience, proactively resolving any challenges that may arise
  • Strong communication skills and a ‘hands-on’ approach to ‘lead by example and demonstrate best practice
  • Flexible and adaptable, with the ability to stay calm under pressure
  • High attention to detail and accuracy – great at managing one’s own time and the time of the team.

The Xara Palace:
Forming part of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux, The Xara Palace is a unique Boutique Hotel hidden away in the heart of the Medieval fortified City, of Mdina, and is a definition of Architectural Style and Culture. Perched on centuries-old bastions, and surrounded by stunning baroque architecture, The Xara Palace Relais & Châteaux, is a truly unique establishment offering unparalleled views of the beautiful Maltese countryside, full of charm and character, with its luxurious accommodation and award-winning haute cuisine, The Xara Palace Relais & Châteaux incorporated their exclusive, Michelin Star restaurant, the de Mondion, into the bastion walls – with breathtaking views of the island. It also operates a causal restaurant, Trattoria AD 1530 in the Piazza, in the front of the hotel, offering casual dining in a picturesque setting as well as the Xara Lodge, the only purpose-built multi-functional venue of its kind on the Maltese Islands. Whether our guests are after a honeymoon, a wedding, a cultural stay, or simply an exclusive getaway, The Xara Palace has it all. Our promise to our guests' centres on impeccable attention to detail – from the décor to the serene, unhurried pace of life at The Xara Palace Hotel or any of our venues, through every facet of our service – all setting the scene for nothing less than an exquisitely unforgettable experience in Malta.

Full Time
Job Type
Experienced (3 years +), Middle Management
Experience Level
Hospitality & Leisure
Hotels, Restaurants & Catering


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