F&B Specialist

Be part of our winning team

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) is the city’s most technologically–advanced, purpose-built facility for international, regional and local conventions, tradeshows, public exhibitions, entertainment and even, intimate private functions. The Centre is strategically located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. 

Convex Malaysia Sdn Bhd, the operator of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (a subsidiary of KLCC (Holdings) Sdn Bhd) seeks a dynamic, committed and success-driven individual to join our team in the following position:

F&B Specialist

Basic Function

Together with the Executive Chef, Culinary Team and Catering Team to ensures quality control of our Guest Food & Beverage Services and Product Development in a dynamic and innovative environment, all the while keeping operations in line with service standards and policies and procedures.

Scope of the Position

  1. Spearhead the development and growth of a new business within the Centre and our Private Members Club.
  2. Drive the development and implementation of new innovations, improvements to processes, and improvements or upgrades to existing Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre products and services
  3. Responsible to develop appropriate food and beverage products and services to attract and satisfy the broad market mix targeted for:
    • The Malaysian Petroleum Club Restaurants and Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre,
    • Public Outlet Catering, Staff and Contractor Catering, Banquet, Buffet, Cocktail,
    • Specific Food Preparation Techniques (as per religious customs),
    • Specific Cultural cuisines
    • Other dietary requirements.
  4. Leads regular meetings with business partners, team members and senior management to develop mid to long term strategic plan initiatives that will improve and enhance the Customer and Members Food & Beverage experience and drive incremental demand and associated revenue.
  5. Deliver client requirements for The Malaysian Petroleum Club and Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre through effective liaison with the Club Manager, Culinary, Operations and Beverage Departments
  6. Establish quality control, efficient Catering Operation, which meets the needs of all clients and expectations of all stakeholders including, Culinary, Operations, Beverage, Catering, Kitchen and Stewarding.
  7. Responsible for develop and improve operating procedures and establish systems to comply with BMS certification and HACCP requirements.

 Job Specification

The incumbent will be expected to have the following competencies:

  1. Written and verbal communication skills to the level necessary for the desired position.
  2. Strong communicator and proven leader with the ability to drive collaboration and teamwork.
  3. Ability to guide, mentor and supervise personnel under their control .
  4. Possess sound analytical skills and leadership skills.

Experience and Training

Desirable experience and qualifications include:

  1. Holding a graduate or post graduate qualification in event or hospitality management or any relevant field; and at least 10+ years of extensive business management or multi-unit restaurants leadership experience.
  2. Direct experience managing creative teams and individuals in challenging projects.
  3. Preferred strong background in catering facilities planning, including equipment specifications for F&B and hotel areas along with their technical and practical applications.
  4. Strong analytical aptitude and skills for ROI measurement.
  5. P&L management and capital planning experience requirements

Interested candidates are invited to apply and submit their detailed resume stating current and expected salary and contact number together with a recent passport-sized photograph (n.r.) and photocopies of relevant certificates to the following:-

Director of Human Resources
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
Kuala Lumpur City Centre
50088 Kuala Lumpur.

Email: hr@klccconventioncentre.com
Website: www.klccconventioncentre.com

Only short-listed candidates will be notified. All applications will be treated in strict confidence.