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Front Office Agent

Dubai (Emirate) (AE)
Competitive package

Full job details

Recruiter
Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah Dubai
Posted
16/11/2016
Ref
Preferably Russian Speaker
Location
Dubai (Emirate) (AE)
Job Type
Front Office, Front Office Agent
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
 

Job Description

 

Scope:

The incumbent in this position is responsible for checking-in and checking-out Hotel guests in a friendly and caring manner according to the Kempinski procedures and Leading Quality Assurance (LQA) standards.  At all times, he/she must display a professional and positive image of the hotel as they play a crucial role in the first and last impression the guest receives of the hotel.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Check in the arriving guest and check out the departing guests in a friendly and caring manner according to the Kempinski and Leading Quality Assurance (LQA) standards.
  • Upon check in, register guest and assign rooms.  Accommodate special requests whenever possible. If needed, assist guests in completing the registration cards.  Use suggestive selling techniques to sell rooms and to promote other services of the hotel. Verify the guest’s method of payment and follow established credit-checking procedures or refer cash handling payment to cashiers. 
  • Upon departure of guests, process the guest check out procedures. Inquire for last minute charges.  Receive payment from guests. Settle the guest account and give copy of the invoice.
  • Handle all front office cashiers’ transactions such as posting charges to guests and exchanging foreign currency according to the procedures.  At the end of shift, balance their cash float.
  • Answer all guest requests and questions in a friendly and caring manner, whether by telephone or in person, provide/receive information and takes appropriate actions or refer the matters to the relevant persons to handle.  It may be and not inclusive of issuing a safe deposit box, handling messages or dealing with a complaints.
  • Coordinate room status updates with the housekeeping department by notifying them of late check-outs, early check-ins and special requests.
  • Possess a working knowledge of the room reservation procedures.
  • Maintain the neatness of his/her working area.

Competencies:

  • International etiquette
  • Team building skills
  • Planning/organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Adaptability
  • Flexibility, initiative
  • Results oriented

Languages:  Ability to work and communicate in a multinational environment. English is a must, Additional language is beneficial