Summary of Responsibilities :
Reporting to the Assistant Front Office Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following :
Set a high example in regards to punctuality, appearance, attitude, leadership, Guest relations, observance of Hotel Policies and Procedures, loyalty to management and interdepartmental cooperation.
Support company and hotel policies and procedures including the promotion and participation in HOS, Health and Safety and GSI initiatives.
Use discretion and tact when dealing with Guest enquires, problems or complaints in an efficient and professional manner without detriment to the Hotel and / or its reputation.
The Duty Manager’s phone is the central communication point and must be carried at all times.
Check and maintain the Duty Manager safe in accordance to the procedures set by the company.
Responsible to carry the Duty Manager’s Master key at all point of time and must never hand them to anyone else.
Advise the Front Desk Manager & Director of Rooms of any matters relating to Guests, their welfare and behavior as considered desirable for various reasons.
Check the condition of the departure rooms with the shift leaders and assist if required.
Follow up with the Supervisors in regards to any room discrepancies (skips,sleeps) and assist with their inspection.
Ensure that the Police report is being done on a regular basis.
Ensure all Colleagues within Front Office are fully aware of the daily inventory, yield and revenue management, and sell rates.
Ensure that all Colleagues have a complete understanding of and adhere to the Hotel colleague rules and regulations.
Assist in the building of an efficient team of Colleagues by taking active interest in their welfare, safety and development
Maintain the integrity of the Front Office environment. Share their knowledge, contacts and be compassionate with all of our Colleagues.
Attend to all Guest complaints immediately and initiate follow up. It is imperative that all Guest’s complaints are dealt with promptly in order to attain Guest satisfaction and the protection of the Hotel’s Interest
In all incidents, provide management with reports and recommend actions to avoid repetition of any incident, accident theft, complaints etc
Ensure maximum safety for Guests, patron and Colleagues during emergencies
The protection of hotels interests must be the major concern
Fully trained in emergency procedures and to assist in carrying out any practice drills
Leader of the Emergency Response Team (E.R.T) during emergency procedures as per the Fire and Evacuation Plan
Monitor the car park and driveway
Make regular rounds of the Hotel to ensure smooth operations in all areas
Photograph all room damages
Authorize after hour distribution of keys, Including dry stores and beverage stock
Supervise Front Desk Colleagues, assist in check in and checkouts
Perform any other related duties assigned to him / her by the Front Office Manager
An unbiased report must be sent to all concerned at the completion of the shift
Responsible for the smooth operation of the hotel, he / she must make decisions on all matters involving Guest contact with hotel Colleagues.
In absence of the senior Front Office management, he / she has full authority to make decisions concerning Front Office.
Other duties as assigned
Knowledge of Opera, Word, Excel, Delphi and Windows 2000
Minimum of one year previous experience as a Duty Manager is preferred.
Arabic or Russian speaker is an advantage
Highly organized, career and result oriented with the ability to be flexible with hours, days off, assignment and additional duties
Must be able to work well under pressure in a fast paced and constantly changing environment
Excellent written and verbal interpersonal and communication skills
Must be strong team player with proven leadership, development and delegating skills.
Highest Guest service skills, talent and knowledge with the vision and ability to lead Colleagues to excellence
Diploma in Hotel management an asset
Previous International experience essential
Second or third language an asset
Visa Requirements : Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Ajman. We will assist successful applicants with the visa process and provide flights and accommodation.