Fairmont Assistant Front Office Manager in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Assistant Front Office Manager
Providing engaging, sincere, personalized service is one of the ways our Front Office Colleagues are turning moments into memories for our guests at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. Showcase your interpersonal strengths as Assistant Front Office Manager, where you will lead, train and recognize your team in support of exceptional guest service!
Located just north of the city, Fairmont Riyadh will be part of a new mixed-use development project comprising the hotel, a convention center and commercial real estate space that will house multinational corporations as well as regional companies. The hotel will feature 298 spacious guestrooms, including Fairmont Gold. Guests will enjoy a selection of dining venues as well as spa and fitness facilities. The convention center comprises 4,000 square meters of meeting and function space.
Summary of Responsibilities:
**Reporting to the Front Office Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Assist the Front Office Manager in all aspects of the department and ensure service standards are followed
Provides managerial support for Reception, Royal Service, Fairmont Gold and Guest Services in the daily operational duties for these areas
Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
Ensure proper staffing and scheduling of all Front Office colleagues in accordance to productivity guidelines
Communicate through pre-shift logs, emails and departmental meetings all pertinent information for the respective shift and areas of operation
Train supervisors and fulfill training role in the absence of the trainer
Assist guests regarding hotel facilities in an informative and helpful way
Follow department policies, procedures and service standards
Follow all safety policies
Other duties as assigned
Passion for guest service
Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal and leadership skills, preferably Arabic speaking.
Highly organized, results-oriented with the ability to be flexible and work well under pressure
Degree or Diploma in Hospitality Management is an asset
Fluency in English
Minimum of 1 year previous proven supervisory experience
Must have the ability to handle a multitude of tasks and Guest requests
Knowledge of Micros-Fidelio Property Management System an asset
Should possess or seek certification in basic first aid
Strong guest service orientation and training skills background required
Ability to work independently and prioritize responsibilities
Experience with a Hotel loyalty program an asset
Computer proficiency in a Windows environment (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Visa Requirements: Eligible candidate will be provided visa to have a legal work permit as per the law.
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ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!
Primary Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia-Riyadh-Fairmont Riyadh
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Management / Supervisory
Shift: Day Job
Closing Date: 26.Feb.2017, 11:59:00 PM
Req ID: RIY00203