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Peter van Raaij


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Villa A 38, Beverley Hills Al Ayyan
T: 0097433890027
F: SKYPE - peter.van.raaij
LinkedIn - BellBoy.Com - Peter van Raaij

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Need temporary Department Head / Executive Assistant Manager / Resident- or General Manager cover? Perhaps maternity leave absence or need a position covered temporarily till your ideal candidate comes along? Maybe a roaming HOD or a Mystery shopper for Quality Assurance…? I am a well-versed, articulate and mature Dutch hotel professional (Ex General Manager with EU passport travelling single status), whom has worked in Africa (South Africa, Seychelles and Zambia) for 20 years, United Kingdom for 5 years as well as 1 year in China (Hainan Island), and am available for short term (1-3 months) or medium term (1-6 months) assignments worldwide. I am experienced in multi-property-, large- , medium- and boutique (pre-opening and operational) hotels, in “hardship”-, remote- and Island locations, ranging from 4 to 5 stars. Experienced and knowledgeable in : • General management (Full property operations) • Food and Beverage (Multiple Restaurants and Bars COS, Service training and delivery, Food and Beverage costing, SOP writing, Stores management, Health and Safety, HACCP, COSHH) • Rooms Division (Housekeeping, Laundry, Rooms and Public Areas, Duty- and Night Management, Reservations, Yield Management, Front desk, Concierge & Fleet management) • Human Resources (Interviewing, Contracting, Training, Disciplinary, Payroll, Union negotiations) • Finance (Debtors, Creditors, Forecasting, Budget, Reporting, Cash flow) • Gardens, Grounds and Water and Waste management • Sales and Marketing (Property representation, Re-branding, Packaging, Revenue generation, T/O and T/A contracting) • MICE (Specialist in Kosher functions for up to 750 guests) and “Outside” catering • SPA Management • River boat management. Should you require my services and assistance or would like to make an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact me on - or Please take note that I am not a consultant and do not belong to a consultancy, but am rather a temporary managerial placement. Yours in hospitality and at your service. Peter van Raaij

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