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BVLGARI Resort & Residences Dubai

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Job description

Developed in partnership with jeweler and luxury products designer Bulgari, our select Bulgari Hotels & Resorts are located in major cosmopolitan cities and luxury resort destinations. Join our team and help deliver the excitement, timeless glamour and heritage of the Bulgari brand.

JOB SUMMARY

Entry level management position that is responsible for leading and assisting with the successful completion of daily shift requirements. Front office areas include Bell/Door Staff, Switchboard and Guest Services/Front Desk. Strives to ensure guest and employee satisfaction and achieve the operating budget. Assists in completing financial and administrative responsibilities.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in the guest services, front desk, or related professional area.

OR

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; no work experience required.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Supporting Management of Front Desk Team

• Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.

• Encourages and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

• Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.

• Supports all day-to-day operations.

• Understands employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees' absence.

• Coaches, counsels and encourages employees.

• Handles employee questions and concerns.

• Supports all areas of the Front Office in the absence of the Front Office or Front Desk Manager.

• Guides daily Front Desk shift operations.

• Communicates performance expectations to employees in accordance with job descriptions for each position.

Monitoring and Supporting Progress Toward Guest Services and Front Desk Goals

• Manages day-to-day operations, ensuring the quality, standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.

• Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.

• Handles complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.

• Participates in department meetings and continually communicates a clear and consistent message regarding the Front Desk goals to produce desired results.

• Strives to improve service performance.

• Supervises staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs and financial objectives are met.

• Trains staff on adherence to all credit policies and procedures to reduce bad debts and rebates.

• Supervises same day selling procedures to maximize room revenue and property occupancy.

• Understands the impact of Front Desk operations on the overall property financial goals and objectives.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

• Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.

• Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.

• Sets a positive example for guest relations.

• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service within guidelines.

• Handles guest problems and complaints seeking assistance from supervisor as necessary.

• Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.

Managing Projects and Policies

• Implementing the customer recognition/service program, communicating and ensuring the process.

• Assists in the review of comment cards and guest satisfaction results with employees.

• Ensures employees have the proper supplies and uniforms.

• Assists in the use of a guest information tracking system to ensure that a successful repeat guest recognition program is in use to recognize guest preferences and aid in problem resolution.

Supporting Handling of Human Resource Activities

• Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.

• Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.

• Provides feedback to individuals based on observation of service behaviors.

• Participates in an ongoing employee recognition program.

• Conducts training when appropriate.

• Participates in the employee performance appraisal process.

Additional Responsibilities

• Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

• Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

• Informs and/or updating the executives, the peers and the subordinates on relevant information in a timely manner.

• Performs all duties at the Front Desk as necessary.

• Understands the functions of the Bell Staff, Switchboard and Concierge/Guest Services operations.

• Complies with loss prevention policies and procedures.

 
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

Requirements

See description

Job type
Fulltime job
Location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Department
Rooms division
Languages
English
Starting in
As soon as possible

BVLGARI Resort & Residences Dubai

Designed by Italian architectural firm Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners, the Bulgari Resort & Residences Dubai will be located on the exclusive Jumeira Bay Island, off the coast of Jumeirah Beach Road, sculpted in the shape of a titanic seahorse.

The luxury marine 1.7 million sq ft. complex will be framed by lush landscaped gardens and it will be defined by 100 rooms and suites, 20 residential villas and a marina, all accompanied by a full range of luxury amenities.

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