Front Office Manager
Front Office Manager

Hotel Arts Barcelona

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Front Office Manager

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Job Number 23191949
Job Category Rooms & Guest Services Operations
Location Hotel Arts Barcelona, Marina 19-21, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain VIEW ON MAP
Schedule Full-Time
Located Remotely? N
Relocation? N
Position Type Management

JOB SUMMARY

 

As the Front Office Manager your focus will be on administering front office functions and supervising staff on a daily basis. Front Office areas include Bell/Door Staff, Switchboard and Guest Services/Front Desk. Position directs and works with managers and employees to carry out procedures ensuring an efficient check in and check out process. Ensures guest and employee satisfaction and maximizes the financial performance of the department.

 

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.

 

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

 

Maintaining 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. That will includes coordinating individual and groups arrival and departure flows in and out of the property as well as the check-in/check-out procedures.

• 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.

• Oversees billing and payment processes, ensuring accuracy and compliance of the company’s financial rules and policies.

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

• Ensures that regular on-going communication is happening with employees to create awareness of business objectives and communicate expectations, recognizes performance, and produces desired results.

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

 

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.

• Serving as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviours.

• Supervises and manages employees. Manages all day-to-day operations. Understands employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees' absence.

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

 

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.

• Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.

• Sets a positive example for guest relations.

• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.

• Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to individuals.

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

• Ensures employees understand customer service expectations and parameters.

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

• Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.

 

Managing Projects and Policies

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

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

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

• Supervises daily Front Desk shift operations and ensures compliance with all policies, standards and procedures.

• Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently, disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and support the Peer Review Process.

 

Supporting Human Resource Activities 

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

• Solicits employee feedback, utilizes an “open door” policy and reviews employee satisfaction results to identify and address employee problems or concerns.

• Brings issues concerning employee satisfaction to the attention of the department manager and Human Resources.

• Assists as needed in the interviewing and hiring of employee team members with the appropriate skills.

• Supports a departmental orientation program for employees to receive the appropriate new hire training to successfully perform their job.

• Participates in employee progressive discipline procedures.

 

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 updates the executives, the peers and the subordinates on relevant information in a timely manner.

• Performs all duties at the Front Office as necessary.

• Runs Front Office shifts whenever necessary.

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

 

 

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

At more than 100 award-winning properties worldwide, The Ritz-Carlton Ladies and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays with us, the experience stays with them. Attracting the world’s top hospitality professionals who curate lifelong memories, we believe that everyone succeeds when they are empowered to be creative, thoughtful and compassionate.

 
Every day, we set the standard for rare and special luxury service the world over and pride ourselves on delivering excellence in the care and comfort of our guests.

 
Your role will be to ensure that the “Gold Standards” of The Ritz-Carlton are delivered graciously and thoughtfully every day. The Gold Standards are the foundation of The Ritz-Carlton and are what guides us each day to be better than the next. It is this foundation and our belief that our culture drives success by which The Ritz Carlton has earned the reputation as a global brand leader in luxury hospitality. As part of our team, you will learn and exemplify the Gold Standards, such as our Employee Promise, Credo and our Service Values. And our promise to you is that we offer the chance to be proud of the work you do and who you work with.

 
In joining The Ritz-Carlton, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International.  Be  where you can do your best work,  begin  your purpose,  belong  to an amazing global team, and  become  the best version of you.

 

 

 

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

At more than 100 award-winning properties worldwide, The Ritz-Carlton Ladies and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays with us, the experience stays with them. Attracting the world’s top hospitality professionals who curate lifelong memories, we believe that everyone succeeds when they are empowered to be creative, thoughtful and compassionate.

Every day, we set the standard for rare and special luxury service the world over and pride ourselves on delivering excellence in the care and comfort of our guests.

 
Your role will be to ensure that the “Gold Standards” of The Ritz-Carlton are delivered graciously and thoughtfully every day. The Gold Standards are the foundation of The Ritz-Carlton and are what guides us each day to be better than the next. It is this foundation and our belief that our culture drives success by which The Ritz Carlton has earned the reputation as a global brand leader in luxury hospitality. As part of our team, you will learn and exemplify the Gold Standards, such as our Employee Promise, Credo and our Service Values. And our promise to you is that we offer the chance to be proud of the work you do and who you work with.

 
In joining The Ritz-Carlton, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International. Be where you can do your best work, begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global team, and become the best version of you.

Su di te

  • Lingua richiesta: Spagnolo.

L'azienda

Steal away to one of the premier hotels in Barcelona and discover a place on shores of the Mediterranean Sea, overlooking miles of beaches and the grand vista of Port Olimpic, where your every care will melt away. Renowned for its 24-hour personalized service, stunning 43rd-story spa and innovative dining, this hotel is a distinctive retreat in a one-of-a-kind city.

The Hotel Arts in Barcelona dazzles guests with its striking, contemporary architecture and commanding location. A proud member of The Ritz-Carlton family, this award-winning hotel features:

• 483 sea or city view rooms including 56 executive suites, one Arts suite, one Mediterranean Suite, 26 duplex Apartments, one Royal Suite and one Presidential Suite
• Terraced gardens and outdoor swimming pool
• Five restaurants offering a range of Mediterranean cuisine
• A spectacular collection of Spanish contemporary art
• Over 1,000 square meters of function space for meetings and special events

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