Assistant Recreation Manager - InterContinental Doha


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InterContinental Hotels & Resorts - Middle East & Africa
Job Type
Leisure, Leisure Manager
Job Level
Do you see yourself as an Assistant Recreation Manager?
What's your passion? Whether you're into hiking, dancing or basketball at IHG we're interested in YOU.   At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.
InterContinental Doha is the authentic urban resort and business hotel in Doha, Qatar. We have 257 guestrooms and eight high quality restaurants and bars serving International cuisine, the longest private 500 meter Arabian Gulf Beach in Doha, an impressive grand ballroom that accommodates up to 800 guests, five flexible function rooms that can host business meetings and social gatherings, outstanding high-tech recreational facilities.  
We are looking for charming, confident, sophisticated and internationally-minded people who do all they can to exceed guest expectations.  We value the passion and enthusiasm of our colleagues, and encourage you to share your passion when you work with us.
We've got a fantastic opportunity for you to join us as an Assistant Recreation Manager.
Job Responsibility:
As an Assistant Recreation Manager, you will assist in managing all pertinent matters concerning the effective operations of the Recreation Department.  Reporting to the Recreation Manager, you will be responsible for maximizing all revenue opportunities through effective teamwork and development and will ensure that recreational and leisure facilities are delivered to brand standards.
You will be responsible for creating and implementing of all Standard Operating Procedures, beginning with a complete membership structure.  Ensuring that all Recreation department's safety procedures, rules and regulations are strictly observed by all Guests & Members.
Develop and plan strategies of selling the memberships, facilities and services to all prospective Guests & Members.  Design monthly reports for membership figures, membership retention and revenues.  To ensure the smooth renewal process for each and every member.   
Coordinating and supervising the planning, presentation and service of recreational and leisure services and facilities to ensure the highest quality at all times.
Assist the Recreation Manager in the implementation of department policies and procedures, employee recruitment and retention, performance / behavior management, succession planning, training and coaching of employees to enhance performance of colleagues resulting in consistently high customer satisfaction scores.
Keeping up to date with industry trends, products, systems and best practices.
In return we'll give you a competitive tax-free financial and benefits package including uniform, free meals, free accommodation, employee recreational facilities, free internet service, free transportation, hotel discounts worldwide and the chance to work with a great team of people.
You'll join a team passionate about delivering memorable experiences that make our guests feel special, making InterContinental Doha a great place to work.  Most importantly, we'll give you Room to be yourself
So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.
We are an equal opportunities employer.

  • Minimum 1 year experience as Asst. Recreation Manager or a proven record in Recreational and Leisure Management in a 5 star hotel.

  • Educated to a degree level.

  • Strong understanding / experience of Hotel Operations in a multi-cultural environment.

  • Self-starter, with the ability to understand the business and link them to department agenda.

  • High level of drive for results; adaptable and flexible with the ability to build relationships.

  • Gain trust and support of senior managers.  Possess a high level of integrity to lead by example and gain respect of peers and colleagues.

  • Strong planning and organising skills with great attention to details.

  • Excellent guest relations, problem solving and time management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English. 

  • Arabic speaking an advantage, but not a must.

  • Working knowledge of Micros

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