Offers “Accor”

39 days agoAccor

Duty Manager

  • Fort (Mumbai)
  • Hotels - Restaurants

Job description

Company Description

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is where the intimate equally coexists with the infinite – an unrivaled portfolio of more than 90 extraordinary hotels where grand moments of life, heartfelt pleasures and personal milestones are celebrated and remembered long after any visit. Since 1907, Fairmont has created magnificent, meaningful and unforgettable hotels, rich with character and deeply connected to the history, culture and community of its destinations – places such as The Plaza in New York City, The Savoy in London, Fairmont San Francisco, Fairmont Banff Springs in Canada, Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai, and Fairmont The Palm in Dubai. Famous for its engaging service, awe-inspiring public spaces, locally inspired cuisine, and iconic bars and lounges, Fairmont also takes great pride in its pioneering approach to hospitality and leadership in sustainability and responsible tourism practices. Fairmont is part of Accor, a world leading hospitality group counting over 5,400 properties throughout more than 110 countries, and a participating brand in ALL - Accor Live Limitless – a lifestyle loyalty program providing access to a wide variety of rewards, services and experiences. 

Job Description

Job Purpose

This position is responsible for the supervision of the smooth and efficient daily operation of the Front Desk and ensures that all hotel guests and visitors receive an optimum level of service and care at all times.

Primary Responsibilities

Front Office Operation

·  Conduct daily briefings and ensure that all pertinent information is well received by team members
·  Manage and supervise all tasks of his/her staff to ensure that highest quality service is delivered and department standards are met
·  Review, analyze and suggest improvement of work flow and standards at the Front Desk
·  Analyze rate variance report to ensure rooms revenue control, approve discounts and rebates
·  Communicate with Front Office Manager on all matters regarding guest services & hotel operations
·  Ensure documentation of all guest related issues using the logbook
·  Sign media and supervise shift handover procedures
·  Coordinate and communicate with other hotel departments as required regarding general administration and operations issues
·  Provide management presence at all times by assisting with the handling of guests’ needs and complaints tactfully and efficiently
·  Assist Guest Relations in greeting, rooming, and sending off guests
·  Inspect front of house and back of house regularly for cleanliness and orderliness
·  Ensure that front line staff complies with marketing techniques and maximizes sales
·  Check billing instructions, monitor guest credit and act upon any discrepancies
·  Coordinate full house situations and makes all necessary arrangements to handle overbooking and pledge relocates
·  Ensure procedures of On-Call Valet Desks and driveways are manned at all times and run efficiently
·  Ensures the Safety, Security and Loss Control policies and procedures are compiled with at the lobby and driveway. Handle and manage hotel emergencies.
·  Conduct Night Audit Process for hotel

Team Management

·  Provide department orientation and training of the hotel service standards, procedures and programs
·  Constantly monitor team members’ appearance, attitude and degree of professionalism
·  Motivates and provides a work environment which brings out the best in team members

Other Responsibilities

·  Maintain complete knowledge of all food & beverage services, outlets and hotel services/features
·  Be fully conversant with hotel fire & life safety/emergency procedures
·  Attend all briefings, meetings and trainings as assigned by management
·  Report for duty on time wearing clean and complete uniform at all times
·  Maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene at all times
·  Perform other reasonable duties assigned by the Management of the Hotel

Main Complexity/Critical issues in the Job

Maintain highest standards and quality of services in Front Office operation to meet and exceed budgeted revenue targets and guests’ expectation/VOG target.

Qualifications

Knowledge and Experience

·  Diploma in Tourism / Hospitality Management
·  Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in a similar capacity
·  Excellent reading, writing and oral proficiency in English language
·  Ability to speak other languages will be an advantage
·  Good working knowledge of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Opera Cloud

Competencies

·  Strong leadership, interpersonal and training skills
·  Good communication and customer contact skills
·  Results and service oriented with an eye for details
·  Ability to multi-task, work well in stressful & high-pressure situations
·  A team player & builder
·  A motivator & self-starter
·  Well-presented and professionally groomed at all times

Additional Information

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion :

We are an inclusive company, and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

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