Assistant Front Office Manager

Location
Doha (QA)
Posted
13 Jan 2017
Closes
10 Feb 2017
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management

As an Assistant Front Office Manager, you will assist in supervising the Front Office Team to ensure that Team Members are prepared and well-informed to deliver Guests an exceptional experience from check-in through check-out.

  • Assist the Front Office Manager to oversee the entire Front Office operation to maintain high standards
  • Assist the Front Office Manager to evaluate levels of Guest satisfaction and monitor trends, with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Ensure regular and VIP Guests are recognised and that the Front Office department operates with a sales attitude.
  • Maximise room occupancy at best rates and use up-selling techniques to promote hotel services and facilities
  • Assist the Front Office Manager with setting departmental objectives, work schedules, budgets, policies, and procedures
  • Monitor the appearance, standards, and performance of the Front Office Team Members with an emphasis on training and teamwork
  • Ensure Team Members have current knowledge of hotel products, services, pricing and policies, as well as knowledge of the local area, and are continuously trained to learn and understand policies and practices
  • Maintain good communication and working relationships with all hotel departments
  • Monitor staffing levels to meet cover business demands
  • Assist the Front Office Manager with staff performance issues in compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Assist the Front Office Manager with recruiting, managing, training and developing the Front Office team
  • Act in accordance with policies and procedures when working with front of house equipment and property management systems

Requirements:

  • Previous supervisory experience in Front Office within the hotel/leisure/retail
  • High level of IT proficiency
  • High level of commercial awareness and sales capabilities
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Accountable and resilient
  • Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Flexibility to respond to a variety of work situations
  • Ability to work on your own and as part of a team