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Front Office Manager


Source:
TIMESJOBS.COM
Location:
DL
Date:
19-11-2016
Job Code:
58323634
Categories:
  • Travel
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Job Details

Manage the operations of the Front Office Department by ensuring product quality standards are met and that optimum service is provided to all hotel guests according to the hotels and InterContinental Hotels Group business objectives. To perform the human resource function in ensuring staff selection, training, counseling and recognition programs are adhered to in order to maximize performance standards and to adhere to guest service standards in order to maximize guest satisfaction.Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Key Activities of the role) Monitor front office personnelto ensure guests receive prompt, cordial attention and personal recognition Supervise the Front Office team to ensure optimum occupancy and average room rate for the purpose of maximizing revenue Monitor Front Office, and particularly Guest Relations personnel, to ensure priority members known repeat guests and other VIPs receive special attention and recognition Promote Inter-Hotel sales and in-house facilities and monitors Front Office Marketing techniques in line with FIT marketing program Maintain inter-departmental relationships to ensure seamless customer service Assume overall responsibility for maintaining standards to ensure furnishings facilities and equipment are clean, in good repair and well maintained Schedule and regularly conducts routine inspections of areas under his/her control Maintain knowledge of credit policies and procedures and liaise closely with Finance Department to ensure that credit procedures are properly carried out Know system recovery procedures Interpret computer reports Compile statistics for front office and provide reports relating to that area Continually check the accuracy of room count Approve upgrades and special amenities Maintain appropriate standards of conduct, dress, hygiene, uniforms, appearance and posture of departmental employees Conduct comprehensive monthly departmental meetings to include a review of procedures and events which warrants special handling and detailed information Communicate to the General Managerof his/her delegate all information likely to be of interest to them such as the expected arrival and departure of VIPs and all other pertinent information Maintain all procedures and adheres to them within the ICHG guidelines; in particular with emphasis on hotel credit policy. In conjunction with the Emergency Response Team prepare emergency procedures upon advice from relevant authority that cover such emergencies as Fire, Power Outrage, Bomb Threat, Cyclone Warnings, etc Prepares efficient work schedule for Front Office Staff, arranging holidays and vacation, taking into consideration project occupancy and forecasts and any large group movements, especially those with early or late arrivals or departures Works with Human Resources on manpower planning and management needs Works with Director of Finance in the preparation and management of the Department s budget. 2. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Required Skills Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with others; demonstrated ability to interact with customers, employees and third parties that reflects highly on the hotel, the brand and the Company. Good writing skills Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and Front Office System Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities Strong Leadership skills in managing teams Ability to manage complex relationships.
Degree: M.Com. (Commerce) | M.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | M.Sc. (Science) | MA (Arts) | MBA/ PGDM | MCA/ PGDCA

Additional Degree: BHM (Hotel Management)

Experience: 3-8

Requirements

Front Desk | Guest Relation | Operations
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