Hastings Hotels has commenced its recruitment drive for the Grand Central Hotel starting with the prestigious role of General Manager.

Northern Ireland’s leading collection of hotels is creating up to 150 positions for the new hotel which opens its doors in June following a £53M investment. Other roles also currently being recruited include Operations Manager, Front Office Manager, Housekeeping Manager, Food & Beverage Manager and Executive Head Chef.

Mark McGurnaghan, Group Human Resources Manager for Hastings Hotels said: “When the Grand Central opens it will be Northern Ireland’s largest hotel and an exciting place for people in the hospitality industry to work.

“The position of General Manager will be a demanding role and we require a confident, hospitality experienced professional who can drive the standards of service synonymous with the Hastings Hotels Group through strong leadership of the 150 employees,” Mark continued. “Following on from this, we will then begin recruiting for staff at all levels for each department throughout the Grand Central. As NI’s largest independent hotel group we pride ourselves on providing guests with a first-class service every time and as part of this we carry out in-depth training and employee development programmes making Hastings Hotels an excellent company for people with a passion for hospitality to work for.”

The Grand Central Hotel will bring the new era of modern hotel luxury to Belfast with its timeless design, classic service and true style that promises all guests a captivating experience. With 300 luxurious bedrooms, a range of dining options, rooftop lounge, retail units and a range of superbly appointed offices, it will be the ideal base for leisure and business guests.

For further information on the role of General Manager and the other jobs currently being recruited go to www.hastingshotels.com/jobs or, to register your interest for positions at the Grand Central Hotel due to be recruited in the coming months, email Mark McGurnaghan – mmcgurnaghan@hastingshotels.com.