Front Office Manager Jobs in Dubai – UAE at Accor
Title: Front Office Manager
Location: Dubai – UAE
Type: Full Time
Raffles the Palm Dubai is on the western crescent of Palm Jumeirah, the world’s largest manmade island and archipelago. This luxurious five-star hotel with 391 spacious rooms, suites and villas is embellished with hand-crafted Italian touches and offset by carefully selected amenities to complete the atmosphere of elegance. Guests can enjoy panoramic views, a private beach, state of the art entertainment and recreational facilities, including specialist boutiques, a VIP movie theatre, signature and private restaurants complemented by exquisite banqueting and conference spaces.
The property is set to open in the fourth quarter of 2021. When visiting Raffles, guests will discover the individual personality and story offered by the hotel. At the essence of every Raffles is the delivery of thoughtful, personal and discreet service to well-travelled guests. Raffles Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning, luxury international hotel company with a history dating back to 1887 with the opening of Raffles Hotel, Singapore.
The portfolio currently comprises eleven luxurious properties, from secluded resorts to city hotels in key locations around the world. If you are looking for a dynamic environment for growth, please join us as Front Office Manager! KEY
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage and supervise all tasks of front office personnel to 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 guests, 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 and compile relevant statistics for front office 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 Director of Rooms all pertinent information such as the expected arrival and departure of VIPs Prepare efficient work and vacation schedule for Front Office Staff, taking into consideration project occupancy and forecasts and any large group movements Work with the Human Resource Manager to ensure the departmental performance of staff is productive.
Plan for future staffing needs and recruit in line with company guidelines Prepare detailed induction programmes for new staff Analyse training needs of Front Office staff and develop training programmes Conduct probation and formal performance appraisals Coach, counsel, discipline staff and provide constructive feedback to staff…