Posted Nov 14, 2018
Assistant Front Office Manager - Crowne Plaza Sohar, Oman
Job Number EMEAA03184
Hotel Brand: Crowne Plaza
Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa » Oman » Al Bāţinah » Sohar
There’s nothing complicated about dealing with business people. They’re just people. Doing business. By day, international marketing superhero. By night: fluffy bath robe and a box set. Like Liz, who’s left her laptop cable in the cab. Or Mario, who’s secretly missing his cats. The early riser, who’s first in the gym. The sales team preparing for the ‘big pitch’ over a freshly prepared lunch. At Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts, we embrace the new world of business and understand that Modern business travelers want a hotel (and a hotel team) that understands and supports them, helping at every turn.
Guest Experience - Ensure your front office team delivers a great service, professional attention and personal recognition - Ensure guests are greeted upon arrival and make time to engage with guests. Respond appropriately to guest complaints, solicit feedback and build relationships to drive continuous improvement in guest satisfaction - Conduct routine inspections of the front office and public areas and take immediate actions to correct any deficiencies Our People - Manage day-to-day staffing needs, plan and assign work and establish performance and development goals for team members. Provide mentoring, coaching and regular feedback to improve team member performance - Educate and train team members in compliance with federal, state and local laws and safety regulations. Ensure staff is properly trained and has the tools and equipment to carry out job duties - Ensure your team are properly trained on systems, security, service and quality standards - Help prepare annual departmental operating budget and financial plans. Monitor budget and control labor costs and expenses with a focus on rate strategy, building initiatives and inventory management - Oversee night audit function and preparation of daily financial reports - Develop plans to increase occupancy and ADR through walk-ins and up-selling at the front desk Responsible Business - Check billing instructions and guest credit for compliance with hotel credit policy and ensure all transactions are handled in a secure manner - Train team members on PBX procedures and serve as a central communications point during emergency/crisis situations; develop and maintain relationships with local fire, police, and emergency personnel -Perform other duties as assigned. May also serve as manager on duty Accountability This job is the top Front Office job and may report to General Manager. Typically supervises front desk agents, and porter/shuttle services, PBX, etc. May oversee a team
What we need from you· Bachelor’s degree / higher education qualification / equivalent in Hotel Management/Business Administration, plus 3 years of Front Office/Guest Service experience including management experience.· Must speak fluent English. Other languages preferred.
We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including a uniform, great room discount and superb training. Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve - visit www.http://careers.ihg.com to find out more about us.