[{{ $ctrl._job.status.name | translate}}] Concierge-Chief
Le Meridien Hotel Makkah

Posted
Interested in this opportunity ?

Job description

 

At Le Meridien, we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by our guests and one another – and are driven to make things better. We love what we do, and we give it all we’ve got – on property and off. When guests stay with us, it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an experience. We’re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the lives of those around you, we encourage you to explore careers with Le Meridien.

 


JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for supporting all aspects of Concierge functions in accordance with hotel standards. Maintains a concierge service and management philosophy that serves as a guide to respective staff. Assists in developing and maintaining the acknowledgment and service of all guests visiting the location. Supports management to ensure all departments are aware of all guests’ needs and information prior to arrival that will lead to a unique, memorable and personal stay.

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 prior work experience required

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Maintaining Concierge Goals

• Coordinates 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 work.

• Supports concierge team to keep them focused on the critical components of operations to drive guest satisfaction and the desired financial results.

• Understands the impact of department’s operations on the overall property financial goals and objectives and manages to achieve or exceed goals.

• Supports the establishment of an effective database to be used by all team members for restaurant and local attractions.

• Establishes relationships with local attractions, restaurants and other businesses to enhance guests’ experiences.

• Provides recommendations and arranges services for guests as requested (e.g., car rental, airline and train tickets, office services, beauty and barber services, baby sitting, repairs, shopping).

• Maintains awareness of cultural differences needed to meet guest's specific needs and requirements.

• Provides check-in and check-out services and handles reservations when needed.

• Maintains knowledge of rooms and their locations, services and facilities of the hotel.

• Ensures repeat and VIP guests are receiving appropriate service and ensures their requests are carried out.

• Responds to emergency situations using appropriate procedures.

• Maintains awareness of daily operations and events at the hotel.

• Maintains knowledge of daily house-count, arrivals/departures, VIPs, scheduled in-house group names, background, activities, locations, and times as well as special requests/arrangements

• Provides warm welcome and anticipation of guest needs throughout their stay.

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

• Serving as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.

• Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees and ensures employees do the same within the team.

• Ensures concierge team effectively handles guest requests and adheres to all hotel policies, procedures and standards while striving towards total guest satisfaction.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

• Assists in ensuring the concierge team provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.

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

• Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.

• Sets a positive example for guest relations.

• Interacts with customers to obtain feedback on quality of product, service levels and overall satisfaction.

• Supports employees understanding of customer service expectations and parameters.

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

Additional Responsibilities

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

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

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

• Participates in departmental meetings and continually communicates a clear and consistent message regarding the front of house goals to produce desired results.

 
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
Full-time
Location
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Department
Rooms division
Languages
English
Starting in
As soon as possible
Contract duration
Indefinite

Le Meridien Hotel Makkah

Le Méridien Makkah Hotel is only 150 metres away from the King Abdul Aziz gate and overlooks the holiest place on earth, Al Haram.

The hotel's immediate location on King Abdul Aziz St. provides convenient access to the Masjid Al-Haram and other Holy locations in Mina and Arafat. The proximity of Makkah Haram offers sense of spirituality and satisfaction.

The hotel features 255 wonderful guest rooms and suites, providing luxurious accomodation and an impressive view of the Al Haram.

Other suggested jobs

{{:: 'Clerk-Front Desk' | ellipsis : 40 : true }}

{{:: 'Sheraton Jabal Kaaba Makkah' | ellipsis : 35 : true }}

{{:: 'Telephone Operator' | ellipsis : 40 : true }}

{{:: 'Sheraton Jabal Kaaba Makkah' | ellipsis : 35 : true }}

{{:: 'Front Desk Manager' | ellipsis : 40 : true }}

{{:: 'Le Méridien City Centre Bahrain' | ellipsis : 35 : true }}

{{:: 'Front Desk Agent - The Abu Dhabi EDITION' | ellipsis : 40 : true }}

{{:: 'The Abu Dhabi EDITION' | ellipsis : 35 : true }}
Interested in this opportunity ?
Other jobs
Steward-Chief
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Front Desk reception
Mecca, Saudi Arabia