Head Floral Designer – Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab

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Job Description


Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has been making a distinguished impact on the global hospitality market for more than two decades with its Stay Different™ brand promise. Its award-winning destinations, such as the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, position service beyond expectations, elevated signature dining destinations and surprising architecture and design at the heart of every guest experience. Today, Jumeirah operates a world-class portfolio of 26 properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia and employs over 9,000 colleagues, representing over 120 nationalities. As Jumeirah continues to expand its global portfolio and scales up its operations to the next level of growth, it remains fully committed to developing and empowering our colleagues to excel in world class environments. Jumeirah is committed to embedding equality, diversity, and inclusion in all its practices, embracing a culture that celebrates diversity.

Jumeirah Group’s newest resort Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab will lead a new generation of Group’s ultra-luxury portfolio. Nestled at the tip of a peninsula at the heart of Dubai’s largest private beach, with design influences of a futuristic superyacht, Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab will feature 303 rooms, 84 suites, and 82 serviced residences set amid private landscaped gardens. It encompasses specially integrated wellness and leisure destinations and an impressive line-up of signature restaurants, including a new concept comprising 4 restaurants in 1. With all rooms offering a panoramic vista over the Arabian Sea, this statement property will mark a new epoch for Jumeirah Group.

About the Job:

An opportunity has arisen for a Head Floral Designer to join our team at Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab. The main duties and responsibilities of this role:

  • Creates new ideas in flower arranging in order to continue improving standards at all times
  • Keeps up-to-date on any market trends in terms of design and overall impact
  • Regularly liaises with Design and MarCom Teams on upcoming special events or seasons / other trends that require the designs to adhere to
  • Rosters team according to operation requirements
  • Reports punctually on duty, wear correct uniform and name badge at all times
  • Provides professional and courteous service at all times
  • Carefully checks quality of flowers received
  • Returns rejected flowers or plants to the wholesaler
  • Sorts flowers accordingly to kind and size and keep them in adequate containers
  • Ensures sufficient florist supplies are available at all times
  • Makes flower arrangements according to the specific locations
  • Ensures that flowers are refreshed and replenished when needed
  • Ensures that all orders are fulfilled as per requisitions
  • Has a complete understanding of and adhere to the hotel’s policy relating to fire, hygiene, health and safety issues
  • Responds to any changes in the housekeeping function as dictated by the hotel
  • Reports any damaged or missing items
  • Maintains a high standard of hygiene and sanitation at all times
  • Participates in multi-skilling philosophy of the department
  • Is present and active in the training session provided by the hotel
  • Is fully aware of and understands the Departmental Performance Plan
  • Is aware of the company’s Quality Policy, Vision, Mission Statement, Guiding Principles and Hallmarks and ensuring that these are put into practice in our daily work activities
  • Makes daily flower expenses reports charging the various sections or outlets as per their requisition
  • Prepares purchase request according to the outlet’s requisitions and daily operation
  • Assists in projects, which require special decorations
  • Trains the florists on new techniques and styles of flower arranging
  • Keeps up to date with latest trends and styles and adapts them to the Resort’s style

About you: 

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Proven track record as a florist / senior florist in an acclaimed and / or award-winning florist studio / company.
  • Exposure to large scale projects ideally with a fashion or hospitality background, i.e. Christmas decoration, fashion show, etc.

About the Benefits:

We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams (AED), the local currency of the UAE. In addition, we offer generous F&B benefits, reduced hotel rates across our properties globally, excellent leave and health care package including dental coverage, flights home, life insurance, incentive programs, and other employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant looking for a career with one of the most luxurious brands in the hospitality industry.