Offers “Marriott”

24 days agoMarriott

Director of Room Operations

  • St Petersburg, USA

Job description

Job Number 24108396
Job Category Rooms & Guest Services Operations
Location The Vinoy Resort & Golf Club Autograph Collection, 501 5th Avenue NE, St Petersburg, Florida, United States VIEW ON MAP
Schedule Full-Time
Located Remotely? N
Relocation? N
Position Type Management

JOB SUMMARY

Functions as the strategic business leader of the property's Rooms Operations. Areas of responsibility include Front Office, , Recreation/Health Club and Housekeeping. Position works with direct reports (department heads) to develop and implement departmental strategies and ensures implementation of the brand service strategy and brand initiatives. The position ensures Rooms Operations meet the brand’s standards, targets customer needs, ensures associate satisfaction, focuses on growing revenues and maximizes the financial performance of the department. As a member of the Executive Committee, develops and implements property-wide strategies that deliver products and services to meet or exceed the needs and expectations of the brand’s target customer and associates and provides a return on investment to the owner and Marriott International.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 4 years experience in the guest services, front desk, housekeeping, sales and marketing, management operations, or related professional area.

OR

• 4-year bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years experience in the guest services, front desk, housekeeping, sales and marketing, management operations, or related professional area.

 

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Managing Profitability

• Demonstrates and communicates key drivers of guest satisfaction for the brand’s target customer.

• Analyzes service issues and identifies trends.

• Makes and executes the necessary decisions to keep property moving forward toward achievement of goals.

• Works with Rooms management team to develop an operational strategy that is aligned with the brand’s business strategy and leads its execution.

 

Managing Revenue Goals

• Monitors Rooms operations sales performance against budget.

• Reviews reports and financial statements to determine Rooms operations performance against budget.

• Coaches and supports operations team to effectively manage occupancy & rate, wages and controllable expenses.

• Reviews the Wage Progress Report and compares budgeted wages to actual wages, coaching direct reports to address problem areas and holding team accountable for results.

 

Leading Operations and Department Teams

• Champions the brand’s service vision for product and service delivery and ensures alignment amongst the Rooms leadership teams.

• Develops systems to enable associates to understand guest satisfaction results.

• Communicates a clear and consistent message regarding departmental goals to produce desired results.

 

Managing the Guest Experience

• Reviews guest feedback with leadership team and ensures appropriate corrective action is taken.

• Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.

• Stays visible and interfaces with customers on a regular basis to obtain feedback on quality of product, service levels and overall satisfaction.

• Creates an atmosphere in all Rooms and Food and Beverage areas that meets or exceeds guest expectations.

 

Managing and Conducting Human Resources Activities

• Facilitates the development of creative solutions to overcome obstacles and ensures implementation to continually improve guest satisfaction results.

• Ensures associates are treated fairly and equitably.

• Ensures that regular, ongoing communication is happening in Rooms (e.g., pre-shift briefings, staff meetings).

• Fosters associate commitment to providing excellent service, participates in daily stand-up meetings and models desired service behaviors in all interactions with guests and associates.

• Incorporates guest satisfaction as a component of staff/operations meetings with an emphasis on generating innovative ways to continually improve results.

• Sets goals and expectations for direct reports using the performance review process and holds staff accountable for successful performance.

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

• 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 supports the Peer Review Process.

• Conducts annual performance appraisal with direct reports according to Standard Operating Procedures.

• Champions change, ensures brand and regional business initiatives are implemented and communicates follow-up actions to team as necessary.

 

The salary range for this position is $93,000 to $116,000 annually. Marriott offers a bonus program, comprehensive health care benefits, 401(k) plan with up to 5% company match, employee stock purchase plan at 15% discount, accrued paid time off (including sick leave where applicable), life insurance, group disability insurance, travel discounts, adoption assistance, paid parental leave, health savings account (except for positions based out of or performed in Hawaii), flexible spending accounts, tuition assistance, pre-tax commuter benefits, other life and work wellness benefits, and may include other incentives such as stock awards and deferred compensation plans. Benefits and incentive compensation may be subject to generally applicable eligibility, waiting period, contribution, and other requirements and conditions.  

The compensation and benefits information is provided as of the date of this posting. Marriott reserves the right to modify compensation and benefits at any time, with or without notice, subject to applicable law.

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.

The Autograph Collection is a growing collection of four and five-star independent hotels, each offering unique and memorable experiences. Each hotel is thoughtfully chosen for its quality, originality, bold character, and ability to offer today’s traveler a range of unique experiences suited to their individual sense of style and adventure. All Autograph Collection hotels look to attract The Individualist, the brand's target consumer. The Individualist is someone who uses travel as an opportunity to add to their personal narrative – in essence they are hand selecting our hotels whether for personal or corporate travel because it is much more than simply a place to rest. In joining Autograph Collection, 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.

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