Front Office Manager - Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay Beach

Location: 

QA

Property Name:  Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay
Req Id:  22406

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts is now seeking a Front Office Manager to join our team at Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay Beach in DohaQatar.

Job Summary

The position is responsible for short and long term planning and day-to-day operations of the front office division.  Recommend budget and manage expenses within approved budget constraints.  Major areas of responsibility/management include:  Front Desk, Bell Services, and concierge.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to stand or walk for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to work in a sitting position for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to reach for specific objects at short distances.
  • On occasion may be required to lift and carry heavy objects, push or pull heavy objects; kneel, bend or stoop, and ascend and descend ladders and stairs.
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment and in stressful situations.
  • Must respond to multiple task interruptions and still provide service to internal and external customers in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Requires good hearing and vision. 

Fundamental Requirements

Revenue Management:

  • Assist the general manager with developing the front desk staff on selling strategies and rate structure.  Enforce policies and procedures for maximizing all revenues. 
  • Train staff to successfully perform selling techniques and procedures for current promotions.
  • Perform front desk sales representative, night auditor, housekeeping, and maintenance duties as required by staffing levels and business demand.
  • Compose departmental correspondence as needed.

 

Financial Results:

  • Use business forecasts and budget to manage costs for assigned department(s) by scheduling labor in accordance with staffing guidelines, controlling other expenses in accordance with business demand levels, and controlling utility expenses in accordance with energy management and building operations standards.
  • Develop a scheduled inventory and ordering system to assist in controlling costs.
  • Protect the company’s financial assets by properly administering company policies and procedures for all financial transactions for assigned department(s).  Properly administer company policies and procedures for protecting the safety of guests and employees.

 

Guest Satisfaction:

  • Train hotel staff to successfully perform all functions for guest service and for handling upset guest who are dissatisfied with the products and services they received. 
  • Assist in handling difficult situations involving upset guests.  Attempt to resolve all issues of poor guest service before guests leave the property.
  • Assist in responding to guest complaint letters and Guest Assistance Contact Forms and comment cards in accordance with company standards.
  • Manage the 100% guarantee procedures in accordance with standards, and eliminate service issues that result in repeated invocations of the guarantee.
  • Receive satisfactory scores for Medallia (i.e., guest satisfaction survey) and take action to correct any deficiencies in assigned department(s).

 

Employee Satisfaction:

  • Recruit, select, train and manage employees to deliver guest services and quality products that will lead to achieving goals for revenue and profit.
  • Properly administer company policies and procedures for human resources management, payroll administration, personnel transactions and fair treatment of employees.
  • Provide leadership by conducting business in a professional manner and in accordance with all company policies including standards of conduct, business ethics and conflicts of interest.

 

Product Quality:

  • Ensure a satisfactory guest experience and protect the company’s physical assets by maintaining the physical condition of the hotel in accordance with established quality control standards.
  • Receive satisfactory scores for product quality as measured by Medallia, and take action to correct any deficiencies by developing and implementing a program that tracks product issues and resolutions

 

Developmental Assignments:

  • Act as manager on duty in absence of general manager and assistant general manager.
  • Complete assignments or special projects given by the general manager for the purpose of gaining additional experience.

General Requirements

  • Communicates clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Able to be responsible for providing supervision for one or more departments.
  • Able to makes recommendations or decisions that usually affect the entire unit/division.
  • Able to work on routine tasks, processes, or operations in each department to set and achieve high standards of performance.
  • Effectively respond to and handle situations in the event of an emergency.
  • Able to read reference materials and obtain information.  Prepares letters and/or reports, following policies and procedures.  Abel to operate various standard office machines.
  • Able to recognize when improvements of methods or procedures are needed.
  • Able to establish technology solutions to enhance individuals or small work group efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Able to serve as a lead project team member checking the work of others.  An employee in this position may be responsible for training of new team members.  Work is typical in nature with occasional situations requiring new solutions.
  • Able to make progress and complete multiple assignments under time constraints.
  • Obtain any locally required certifications.

Education & Experience

MINIMUM EDUCATION:
 
  • Associates degree, preferably in hotel management or related field.

 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:
 
  • One to two years experience as a Front Office Manager 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

 

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest hotel franchising company by the number of properties with approximately 9,100 hotels across over 95 countries on six continents. Through our network of more than 836,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the hospitality industry. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the world in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham employs more than 2,000 corporate team members worldwide who are dedicated to the Company’s mission of making hotel travel possible for all. Supporting thousands of franchisees and a growing global portfolio of 24 hotel brands—think household names like Wyndham, La Quinta, Ramada, Days Inn and Super 8—Wyndham team members are a widespread group of individuals with diverse interests and backgrounds. Our unique Count on Me culture, commitment to flexibility and core values of Integrity, Accountability, Inclusivity, Caring and Fun are just part of what continues to make Wyndham an award-winning best place to work.

 

Job Location: Wyndham Grand Doha West Bay, West Bay Doha, Diplomatic Area, Plot number 2003, Doha, Doha  66626
Employment Status: Full-time

Employment Disclaimer

In some locations around the world, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts manages hotel properties on behalf of a third party owner. At many of those properties, the Hotel owner is the actual employer, and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts performs recruiting and hiring functions on behalf of the owner. I understand and agree that, by applying through this site, I may be applying for a position with a company other than Wyndham Hotels & Resorts where Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is serving only as the recruiter and will not be my actual employer.

What we expect from you

You will play an important part in our mission to make travel possible for all by:

∙ Being responsive, respectful and delivering great experiences to our guests, partners and communities.

∙ Foster an inclusive environment where individuals feel empowered to bring their authentic selves to work and share their diverse perspectives.

∙ Bring your best every day and strive to exceed expectations in all you do.

What you can expect from us

With Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you can expect a fulfilling career to include:

∙ Growth opportunities through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.

∙ Competitive salary and benefits.

∙ Team member benefit programs that focus on nutrition, exercise, lifestyle management, physical and emotional wellness, financial health, and the quality of the environment in which all team members work and live.

∙ A Culture of Diversity & Inclusion - Our inclusive culture infuses different perspectives that reflect our diverse customers and communities around the world.

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler.  Every day, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. With more hotels than anyone else, we offer the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world. So wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.