Mgr-Front Office – Delta Hotels Prince Edward – Canada

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Job Number 19150145
Job Category Rooms and Guest Services Operations
Location Delta Hotels Prince Edward| 18 Queen St| Charlottetown| Prince
Edward Island| Canada
Brand Delta Hotels and Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for all front office functions and staff. Areas of responsibility
include Bell Staff| Switchboard Operations| Guest Services/Front Desk and
Retail/Gift Shop| as applicable. As a department head| directs and works with
managers and employees to successfully execute all front office operations|
including guest arrival and departure procedures. Strives to continually
improve guest and employee satisfaction and maximize the financial performance
of the department.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the guest services| front
desk| or related professional area.

OR

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant
Management| Hospitality| Business Administration or related major; 2 years
experience in the guest services| front desk| or related professional area.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Leading Guest Services Team

• Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead| influence| and
encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making;
demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.

• Encourages and builds mutual trust| respect| and cooperation among team
members.

• Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.

• Supervises and manages employees. Manages all day-to-day operations.
Understands employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees|
absence.

• Establishes and maintains open| collaborative relationships with employees
and ensures employees do the same within the team.

• Ensures recognition of employees is taking place across areas of
responsibility.

• Communicates performance expectations in accordance with job descriptions
for each position and monitors progress.

• Celebrates successes and publicly recognizes the contributions of team
members.

Maintaining Guest Services and Front Desk Goals

• Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals| budget goals| team
goals| etc.

• Manages day-to-day operations| ensuring the quality| standards and meeting
the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.

• Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize| organize| and accomplish
your work.

• Keeps Front Office team focused on the critical components of operations to
drive guest satisfaction and the desired financial results.

• Conducts department meetings and continually communicates a clear and
consistent message regarding the Front Office goals to produce desired
results.

• Reviews staffing levels to ensure that guest service| operational needs and
financial objectives are met.

• Understands the impact of Front Office operations on the Rooms area and
overall property financial goals.

• Manages department controllable expenses to achieve or exceed budgeted
goals.

Managing Projects and Policies

• Ensures compliance with all Front Office policies| standards and procedures.

• 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 support the Peer Review
Process.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

• Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and
retention.

• Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand
guest needs| providing guidance| feedback| and individual coaching when
needed.

• Supervises and managing employees. Managing all day-to-day operations.
Understanding employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees|
absence.

• Acts as the “Service Champion” for the Front Office and creates a positive
atmosphere for guest relations.

• Displays leadership in guest hospitality| exemplifies excellent customer
service| and creates a positive atmosphere for guest relations.

• Strives to improve service performance.

• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.

• Ensures that all Front Office areas have an atmosphere that is conducive to
the overall guest experience.

• Reviews comment cards| guest satisfaction results and other data to identify
areas of improvement.

• Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.

• Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to individuals
and/or managers.

Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities

• Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaching| mentoring| or
otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.

• Provides guidance and direction to subordinates| including setting
performance standards and monitoring performance.

• Establishes challenging| realistic and obtainable goals to guide operation
and performance.

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

• Ensures employees are treated fairly and equitably.

• Manages employee progressive discipline procedures for Front Office Staff.

• Administers the performance appraisal process for direct report managers.

• Interviews and hires managers and hourly employee team members with the
appropriate skills and in a timely manner to meet the business needs of the
operation.

Additional Responsibilities

• Provides information to supervisors| co-workers| and subordinates by
telephone| in written form| e-mail| or in person.

• Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and
solve problems.

• Informs and/or updates the executives| the peers and the subordinates on
relevant information in a timely manner.

• Identifies and analyzes Front Office operational challenges and facilitates
the development of solutions to prevent reoccurrence.

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