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Duty Manager

United Arab Emirates - Dubai

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Recruiter
Marriott International - Middle East and Africa
Posted
20/09/2016
Ref
160012XJ
Location
United Arab Emirates - Dubai
Job Type
Front Office, Guest Relations Manager
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
 
Description   You were always one of those curious kids who opened every cabinet, peeked behind every door, and never ceased to ask "why" when given an explanation. Today, you bring your personal style to every experience. You live life to discover. You are passionate about your neighborhood, always looking to explore the places one wouldn’t find in a travel guide. If this sounds like you, you’re in the right place. You’ve got authentic style, natural curiosity and a warm way with people. Renaissance is not just a place to spend the night, it's a place to discover, a place in the world with style like yours. That’s why we’re not just looking for anyone. We’re looking for someone like you.  
Qualifications

 

Serves as the property Manager on Duty and oversees all property operations, ensuring that the highest levels of hospitality and service are provided.   Represents property management in resolving any guest or property related situation.   Manages the flow of questions and directs guests within the lobby.   Serves as Guest Relations Manager and handles the tracking of service issues.

 

                       

CRITICAL TASKS

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

 

Supporting Property Operations and Guest Relations Needs

·          Maintains a strong working relationship with all departments to support property operations and goals and to expedite the resolution of any problems that may arise through the general operation of the property.

·          Communicates any variations to the established norms to the appropriate department in a timely manner.

·          Sends copy of MOD report to all departments on a daily basis.

·          Strives to improve service performance.

·          Ensures compliance with all policies, standards and procedures.

·          Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.

 

Supporting Profitability Goals

·          Understands and complies with loss prevention policies and procedures.

·          Reviews staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs and financial objectives are met.

·          Reviews financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement.

 

Managing the Guest Experience

·          Intervenes in any guest/employee situation as needed to insure the integrity of the property is maintained, guest satisfaction is achieved, and employee well being is preserved.

·          Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.

·          Provides immediate assistance to guests as requested.

·          Serves as a leader in displaying outstanding hospitality skills.

·          Sets a positive example for guest relations.

·          Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.

·          Ensures employees understand customer service expectations and parameters.

·          Interacts with customers on a regular basis throughout the property to obtain feedback on quality of product, service levels and overall satisfaction.

·          Participates in the development and implementation of corrective action plans to improve guest satisfaction.

·          Records guest issues in the guest response tracking system.

 

Assisting Human Resources Activities

·          Participates as needed in the investigation of employee and guest accidents.

·          Observes service behaviors of employees and providing feedback to individuals.

·          Conducts regular inspection tours of the entire facility for appearance, safety, staffing, security, and maintenance.

·          Celebrates successes and publicly recognizes the contributions of team members.

·          Ensures employees are cross-trained to support successfully daily operations.

·          Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently, disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPS) and support the Peer Review Process.

·          Understands and, if necessary, implements all emergency plans including accident, death, elevator, thefts, vicious crimes, bombs, fire, etc.

 

MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES

Leadership

·          Professional Demeanor - Exhibiting behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; making a good first impression and representing Marriott in alignment with its values.

·          Adaptability - Maintaining performance level under pressure or when experiencing changes or challenges in the workplace.  

Managing Execution

·          Driving for Results - Setting high standards of performance for self and/or others; assuming responsibility for work objectives; initiating, focusing, and monitoring the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively taking action and going beyond what is required

·          Building and Contributing to Teams - Leading and participating as a member of a team to move toward the completion of common goals while fostering cohesion and collaboration among team members.

Building Relationships

·          Coworker Relationships - Interacting with others in a way that builds openness, trust, and confidence in the pursuit of organizational goals and lasting relationships.  

·          Customer Relationships - Developing and sustaining relationships based on an understanding of customer needs and actions consistent with Marriott's Spirit to Serve.

Learning and Applying Professional Expertise

·          Technical Acumen - Understanding and utilizing professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage everyday business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific work challenges

o     Detail Orientation - The ability to attend to and verify the accuracy and completeness of details in work activities.   This includes focusing on the small details of work activities and taking the necessary time to ensure that all the details of completed work are correct and of high quality.  

o     General Hotel Operations - Knowledge of the operating principles and practices of all brand/hotel-specific functions to support successful operations of the overall property (e.g., Engineering/Maintenance, Event Management, Finance and Accounting, Human Resources, Legal/Contracting, Food and Beverage, Guest Services/Front Desk, Sales & Marketing, Security/Loss Prevention, Retail/Gift Shops, Spa, and Recreation/Health Club).

·          Basic Competencies - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.

o     Basic Computer Skills - Using basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).

o     Mathematical Reasoning   - The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.

o     Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

o     Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

o     Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE  

 

Education and Experience

·          High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the guest services, front desk, housekeeping, or related professional area.

OR

·          2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; 2 years experience in the guest services, front desk, housekeeping, or related professional area.

 



Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.
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