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Back of House Manager (m/f/d)

The Hoxton, Charlottenburg | Meinekestraße 18-19, 10719 Berlin, Germany


Company Description

The Hoxton, Charlottenburg (Berlin) – Back of House Manager

2023 sees The Hoxton take on Europe! We’re popping up in some of our favourite cities and we’ve opened our first hotel in Germany in the city of culture and creativity, Berlin. We are now looking for an Back of House Manager to join our team and play a crucial part in successfully bringing our brand to a new market.

Our first Hoxton in Germany is home to 234 bedrooms of varying sizes, a ground floor restaurant and bar, coffee bar and streetside terrace and The Apartment – our unique meetings and events concept.

Reporting to our Executive Chef and Director of Food & Beverage, you will be responsible for the kitchen porters and the deliveries.

More about us...

The Hoxton is a series of open-house hotels, each in a neighbourhood that we love. Ever since we opened our first hotel in Shoreditch, we’ve never just been about offering a bed for the night. We want to be more than that: proving style doesn’t need to be sacrificed for good value and providing a place where guests can hang out alongside the locals and submerse themselves in the neighbourhood with vibrant, welcoming public spaces.

Job Description

       What you’ll do…

  • Dealing with our ordering system “Adaco”.
  • Receiving of goods for food and beverage to include checking, quality control and signing for goods.
  • Storage of goods received in the necessary areas according to health and hygiene rules. 
  • Logging of invoices in our procurement system
  • Managing of stock following a strict paar level set by senior management
  • Placing of orders in line with the par level
  • Managing food cost control
  • Cleaning of basement areas including removal of rubbish, trolley and deposit boxes and ensuring these are managed a returned to suppliers. 
  • Cleaning of fridges and storage areas according to a weekly cleaning plan
  • Managing F&B storage room
  • Managing stock levels of non-food and cleaning supplies
  • Release of stock at set daily times according to a requisition process. 
  • Managing interdepartmental transfers
  • Performing monthly stock takes


What we’re looking for…

  • Proven working experience as Purchasing Manager within the hospitality industry or comparable working experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration is preferred.
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management.
  • Knowledge of stock and goods receiving systems.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • You’re cost consciousness and have strong negotiation skills. You have no problem dealing with suppliers.
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure.
  • Passion for hospitality – you’re all about creating memorable experiences for others, be they guests or colleagues.
  • You’re not precious. We leave our egos at the door and help get stuff done.
  • You’re up for doing things differently and trying (almost) everything once.
  • You want to be part of a team that works hard, supports each other, and has fun along the way.

Additional Information

What’s in it for you…

  • The opportunity to bring an exciting new hospitality concept to Berlin (and Germany) and join an innovative, fast-growing, international group that’s committed to not just building new hotels but building a global brand.
  • 24 holidays (plus bank holidays) and extra time off to volunteer with one of our partner charities.
  • A competitive package, plenty of opportunity for development and rewards for going the extra mile and living our values.
  • Join an innovative, fast-growing, international group that’s committed to not just building new hotels but building a global brand.
  • The chance to challenge the norm and work in an environment that is both creative and rewarding.
  • Become part of a team that’s very passionate about creating great hospitality experiences and building a portfolio of brands.
  • Enjoy a free night at The Hoxton and a meal for two when you first start with us.
  • Goes without saying, but we’ll feed you when on shift.
  • Great discounts across the entire Ennismore family.
  • Lots of opportunity to progress and switch it up as part of a global family of brands.
  • Regular team get togethers, from our team drinks to our (pretty special!) bi-annual parties – we know how to have a good time!
  • An annual diversity and inclusion calendar of events creating opportunities for you to learn, celebrate and make a positive impact.
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