Front Office – Manager on Duty – The Ritz-Carlton – Singapore

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Job Number 190015KN
Job Category Rooms and Guest Services Operations
Location The Ritz-Carlton| Millenia Singapore| 7 Raffles Avenue|
Singapore| Singapore| Singapore
Brand The Ritz-Carlton
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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At more than 80 award-winning properties worldwide| The Ritz-Carlton Ladies
and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays
with us| the experience stays with them. As the premier worldwide provider of
luxury experiences| we set the standard for rare and special luxury service
the world over. We invite you to explore The Ritz-Carlton.

JOB SUMMARY

Entry level management position that is responsible for leading and assisting
with the successful completion of daily shift requirements. Front office areas
include Bell/Door Staff| Switchboard and Guest Services/Front Desk. Strives to
ensure guest and employee satisfaction and achieve the operating budget.
Assists in completing financial and administrative responsibilities.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or GED; 2 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; no work
experience required.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Supporting Management of Front Desk 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 building mutual trust| respect| and cooperation among team
members.

• Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.

• Supports all day-to-day operations.

• Understands employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees|
absence.

• Coaches| counsels and encourages employees.

• Handles employee questions and concerns.

• Supports all areas of the Front Office in the absence of the Front Office or
Front Desk Manager.

• Guides daily Front Desk shift operations.

• Communicates performance expectations to employees in accordance with job
descriptions for each position.

Monitoring and Supporting Progress Toward Guest Services and Front Desk
Goals

• 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.

• Handles complaints| settling disputes| and resolving grievances and
conflicts| or otherwise negotiating with others.

• Participates in department meetings and continually communicates a clear and
consistent message regarding the Front Desk goals to produce desired results.

• Strives to improve service performance.

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

• Trains staff on adherence to all credit policies and procedures to reduce
bad debts and rebates.

• Supervises same day selling procedures to maximize room revenue and property
occupancy.

• Understands the impact of Front Desk operations on the overall property
financial goals and objectives.

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.

• Sets a positive example for guest relations.

• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service within guidelines.

• Handles guest problems and complaints seeking assistance from supervisor as
necessary.

• Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service
levels.

Managing Projects and Policies

• Implementing the customer recognition/service program| communicating and
ensuring the process.

• Assists in the review of comment cards and guest satisfaction results with
employees.

• Ensures employees have the proper supplies and uniforms.

• Assists in the use of a guest information tracking system to ensure that a
successful repeat guest recognition program is in use to recognize guest
preferences and aid in problem resolution.

Supporting Handling of Human Resource Activities

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

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

• Provides feedback to individuals based on observation of service behaviors.

• Participates in an ongoing employee recognition program.

• Conducts training when appropriate.

• Participates in the employee performance appraisal process.

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 updating the executives| the peers and the subordinates on
relevant information in a timely manner.

• Performs all duties at the Front Desk as necessary.

• Understands the functions of the Bell Staff| Switchboard and Concierge/Guest
Services operations.

• Complies with loss prevention policies and procedures.

_The Ritz-Carlton is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a
diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. The Ritz-Carlton does
not discriminate on the basis of disability| veteran status or any other basis
protected under federal| state or local laws._

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