Assistant Guest Relations Managers – JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai – Sheikh Zayed Road

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Job Number 19155927
Job Category Rooms and Guest Services Operations
Location JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai| Sheikh Zayed Road| Dubai|
United Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates
Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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JW Marriott is part of Marriott International|s luxury portfolio and
consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and
distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come
first. Because if you’re happy| our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as
that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other| where you’ll be
part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-
workers. JW creates opportunities for training| development| recognition and
most importantly| a place where you can really pursue your passions in a
luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take
care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.

JOB SUMMARY

The Assistant Guest Relations Manager is responsible for maintaining 100%
reliability in the recognition of all JW Marriott guests visiting the hotel|
and for informing all hotel departments of the VIP guests’ arrivals;
(un)expressed special needs| requests| and personal preferences and for
creating loyalty versus satisfied guests.

S/he is responsible for training and continuously energizing the Guest
Recognition process throughout the hotel. The Asst. Guest Relations Manager is
also responsible to ensure Lobby presence during peak times.

SCOPE / BUSINESS CONTEXT

A Full Time position based at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai.
Number of Direct Reports – 2
Titles of Direct Reports – Guest Relations Team – Leaders| Guest Relations Supervisor

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Experience:

Minimum of 1 year previous experience as Assistant Guest relations Manager / Assistant Front Desk Manager or related department within a five star hotel.

Skills and Knowledge

Strong ability to forge professional relationships with guest| co-workers and leaders.
Ability to maintain hotel’s standards| policies and procedures.
Professional image and personality including confidence.
Leadership skills| thinking clearly| quickly and making decisions.
Team player| working well with other departments and co-workers.
Full Comprehension of software used including Opera and GXI.
Ability to go the extra mile| to provide the extra attention in order to satisfy guests’ individual needs and wants.
Should be creative| innovative and strive for continuous improvement.
Ability to motivate staff and maintain a cohesive team.
Ability to handle all disciplinary counseling as necessary according to JW Marriott Employee Hand Book.
Ability to maintain positive| professionally represent and engaging relations with guests and co-worker.
Organized and focused in high stress situations
Proficiency in Outlook and Microsoft Excel
Fluency in English language – both written and spoken. Any additional language preferably Arabic is an advantage
Ability to ensure security and confidentiality of guests.
Ability to overcome objections| understand and respond appropriately to guest inquiries and needs while remaining calm and courteous.
Ability to multi task and take on cross functional tasks when required.
Attention to details.
Ability to direct and supervise others.
Ability to train and develop others.
Initiate and Involve in additional projects and duties as assigned by leaders and ability to match the deadline.

Education or Certification

College Education or equivalent hospitality studies required

SPECIFIC DUTIES

The following are specific responsibilities and contributions critical to the
successful performance of the position:

Guest

Oversee the arrival experience for all VIPs and Transportation guests; Room Blockings| Meet and Greet| Check In| Rooming of the VIP guests.
Maintain appropriate Lobby Coverage at peak times| ensuring all time of the day coverage through lobby hostesses / host.
Establish a positive relationship with repeat guests whilst maintaining a professional and attentive manner.
All preferences| special requests| complaints and general notes are to be updated in the guest profile for future reference.
Look for ways to continuously improve the Guest Relations process and provide lateral service to other departments to assist them with enhancements to the Guest Recognition process.
Assist the Assistant Director – Guest Experience to coordinate audit of important guests being noted through reservation on regular basis.
Ensure guests are assigned the correct VIP status and pre-arrival planning is properly done and actioned appropriately.
Oversee room blockings| ensuring guest preferences are taken into account. Coordinate with relevant departments ensuring no delay at Check In.
Ensure amenities / room drops are arranged| organized and placed prior to guest arrival| coordinating effectively with relevant departments.
Assist with problem resolution where appropriate| follows up when necessary. Ensure records are updated through GXI and Manager on Duty’s reports.
Perform daily quality checks to ensure all reservations have been handled according to the JW Marriott Marquis standards.
Maintain confidentiality of all guest information.
Monitor ongoing training with existing staff and ensure that new staff is certified as required.
Manages day to day activities| ensure the quality| standards and expectations are met and exceeded at all times.
Serve as a leader in displaying outstanding hospitality skills.
Empower associates to provide excellent customer service.
Ensure associates understand and deliver guest expectations.
Participate in trainings and induction plans especially topics related to cultures and regulations of the country.
Organizing the special events in lobby such as National day| Eid and so on by arranging celebration related materials and involving other Front office associates and protocol team as when needed. Keeping in mind guest engagement which results in positive Guest voice.
Any VIPs from Royal families or Govt. officials and/or other VIPs are to be dealt with and communicated to FO Management| Protocol and LP Management and if needed other operations department.
Ensuring the authentic service representation in lobby are inline and consistent service. Example – Coffee and Dates are being arranged by assigned staff and consistently.
Responsible of dealing with the police or any government department as needed during duty hours.
Initiate and Involve in additional projects and duties as assigned by leaders and ensure the tasks are done within the deadline.

Business

Knowledgeable and comply with hotel policies
Fully aware of the day’s arrivals & their preferences| hotel facilities and promotions| occupancy & rooms rates
Assist Guest Relations Manager for managing the operations and admin tasks including conducting performance appraisals| job chats of designated staff ensuring development plans are in place and used.
Ensure effective coaching and counselling methods are used.
Ensure progressive discipline is utilized when required.
Understand fully the standards and procedures of Front Office| and Guest Relations and sub departments.
Lead and direct the Guest Relations team.
Monitor system| equipment and lack of stationary challenges and coordinate with internal and external partners to rectify the situation immediately.

Training

Perform ad hoc on-the-job individual and team trainings as needed to ensure that all team members have the adequate product knowledge and coordinate with related departments.
Ensure Guest Relations Team attends all mandatory trainings.
Conduct ongoing training with existing staff and ensure that new staff is certified as required.
Assist employees wherever necessary in performing all job functions.
Drive the Guest Relations Brand Standards and appropriate engagement and communication with guests and colleagues
Monitor and ensure that employees perform their job functions to the hotel’s expected level of service.

Communication

Compile and distribute all Managers on Duty Reports as requested.
Oversee and ensure all VIP information is communicated effectively through the Daily Rehearsal and emails.
Ensure that all pertinent information is provided to guests and colleagues.
Ensure that all communication with guests and colleagues is complete| accurate| engaging and positive.
Ensure and emphasize prompt solutions and reporting of any guest incidents during the shift.
Attend daily line-ups and communicate all challenges| successes and operational information with the rest of the team
Show respect to diversity by using only official language “English” at work place.
Review and evaluate processes| revise if necessary. Come up with out of the box ideas| worthy of being bench marked in the company.
Monitor and maintain cleanliness and working condition of department equipment and supplies.
Participate in related project teams

Service Express Agent/Operator – The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina – Al Sufouh

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Job Number 19107980
Job Category Rooms and Guest Services Operations
Location The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina| Al Sufouh|
Dubai| United Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates
Brand Le Meridien
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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At Le Meridien| we believe in helping guests unlock the unexpected and
engaging experiences each destination has to offer. Our guests are curious and
creative| cosmopolitan| culture seekers that appreciate sophisticated|
timeless service. We provide original| chic and memorable service and
experiences that inspire guests to unlock the destination. We’re looking for
curious| creative and well-informed people to join our team. If you appreciate
connecting with like-minded guests and have a deep desire to create unexpected
experiences| we invite you to explore career opportunities with Le Meridien.

Job Summary

Answer| record| log| and process all guest calls| requests| questions| or
concerns. Operate telephone switchboard station. Process guest requests for
wake up calls| screening calls| do not disturb| call forwarding| conference
calls| TDD relay calls| and non-registered guest calls. Advise guest of any
messages received. Monitor busy or unanswered lines| check back with callers
on hold to update status| and offer to take a message. Receive| record| and
relay messages accurately| completely| and legibly. Activate/deactivate guest
room message lights as appropriate. Instruct guests on how to access the
internet; transfer guests with problems to provider|s customer support line.
Test communications equipment to ensure it works properly. Respond to special
requests from guests with unique needs. Contact appropriate individual or
department as necessary to resolve guest call| request| or problem. Follow up
with guests to ensure their requests or problems have been met to their
satisfaction. Dispatch bell staff or valet staff as needed.

Follow all company policies and procedures; report accidents| injuries| and
unsafe work conditions to manager; ensure uniform and personal appearance are
clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information;
protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to
company standards; anticipate and address guests| service needs; assist
individuals with disabilities; thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak
with others using clear and professional language; answer telephones using
appropriate etiquette. Develop and maintain positive working relationships
with others; support team to reach common goals. Comply with quality assurance
expectations and standards. Stand| sit| or walk for an extended period of
time. Enter and locate information using computers and/or POS systems. Move|
lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10
pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by
Supervisors.

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Guest Relations Officer – Le Meridien Dubai Complex – Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre – Airport Road

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Job Number 19094542
Job Category Rooms and Guest Services Operations
Location Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre| Airport Road|
Dubai| United Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates
Brand Le Meridien
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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At Le Meridien| we believe in helping guests unlock the unexpected and
engaging experiences each destination has to offer. Our guests are curious and
creative| cosmopolitan| culture seekers that appreciate sophisticated|
timeless service. We provide original| chic and memorable service and
experiences that inspire guests to unlock the destination. We’re looking for
curious| creative and well-informed people to join our team. If you appreciate
connecting with like-minded guests and have a deep desire to create unexpected
experiences| we invite you to explore career opportunities with Le Meridien.

Job Summary

Process all guest check-ins| check-outs| room assignments| and room
change/late check-out requests. Secure payment; activate/reissue room keys.
Ensure rates match market codes| document exceptions. Verify/adjust billing
for guests. Communicate to appropriate staff when guests are waiting for an
available room. Advise guest of messages. Clear departures in computer system.
Coordinate with Housekeeping to track room status and guest concerns. File
guest paperwork or documentation. Operate telephone switchboard station. Run
and check daily reports| contingency lists| and credit card authorization
reports. Supply guests with directions and information. Answer| record| and
process all guest calls| requests| questions| or concerns; follow up to ensure
each has been met to guests| satisfaction. Arrange transportation for
guests/visitors. Count and secure bank at beginning and end of shift. Cash
guests| checks| process all payment types| vouchers| paid-outs| charges| and
provide change. Notify Security of any reports of theft.

Follow company policies and procedures; report accidents| injuries| and unsafe
work conditions to manager; ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean
and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect
company assets. Welcome and acknowledge guests according to company standards;
anticipate and address guests| service needs; assist individuals with
disabilities; thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak using clear and
professional language; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop
and maintain positive working relationships; support team to reach common
goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of employees. Comply
with quality assurance standards. Stand| sit| or walk for an extended period
of time. Move| lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects weighing less than
or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties
as requested by Supervisors.

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Guest Relations Officer (Fitness)-Le Meridien Dubai Complex – Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre – Airport Road

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Job Number 19108114
Job Category Rooms and Guest Services Operations
Location Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre| Airport Road|
Dubai| United Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates
Brand Le Meridien
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

Start Your Journey With Us
At Le Meridien| we believe in helping guests unlock the unexpected and
engaging experiences each destination has to offer. Our guests are curious and
creative| cosmopolitan| culture seekers that appreciate sophisticated|
timeless service. We provide original| chic and memorable service and
experiences that inspire guests to unlock the destination. We’re looking for
curious| creative and well-informed people to join our team. If you appreciate
connecting with like-minded guests and have a deep desire to create unexpected
experiences| we invite you to explore career opportunities with Le Meridien.

Welcome to our family

As a world-class leader in the travel industry| there’s no better place to
make your mark. If you have the natural ability to communicate and enjoy
working with others| we welcome you to join our global family. Here| you will
find a place where your personality and ideas are as appreciated as the work
you do. Each day will open your mind to a world of possibilities| growth
opportunities and the chance to meet people from all corners of the globe.

The impact you’ll make

No matter whether a guest arrives weary from their travels or excited for a
vacation| you know what to do to make them feel at home. They will appreciate
the pristine lobby| your warm welcome| and your efficiency in getting them
checked in and pointed in the right direction. When they know you genuinely
care about the quality of their stay| you are operating at a level of
excellence.

What you’ll do

Organize| confirm and process guest check-ins/ check-outs and adapt for any changes
Secure payment| verifying and adjusting billing as needed
Provide guests with room and hotel information| directions| amenities and local interests
Run daily reports| reviewing to see what needs to be communicated to the next shift’s staff
Complete cashier and closing reports| counting the bank at the end of each shift securely
Accept and record wake-up calls| delivering to the right department
Communicate any emergency| lost item or theft to proper security staff and/or authorities
Keep contingency lists in case of emergency and communicate any necessary messages

Perks you deserve

We’ll support you in and out of the workplace by offering:

Team-spirited coworkers
Encouraging leadership
Support to live a life of wellbeing and happiness
Opportunities to serve and give back to the community
Discounts on hotel rooms| gift shop items| food and beverage
Recognition programs

What we’re looking for

A warm| people-oriented demeanor
A team-first attitude
A gift for paying attention to the smallest details

This role requires compliance with quality assurance expectations and
standards. You may be required to stand| sit| or walk for an extended period
of time. Move| lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects weighing less than
or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties
as requested by Supervisors.

You’re welcomed here

Our highest priority is making you feel as welcome as our guests. We want you
to feel comfortable being yourself and to know you’re important to us. You’ll
make an impact in your role| and for that| you’ll be appreciated and valued.

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Guest Relations Agent – Female – Arabic Speaker – Courtyard World Trade Center – Abu Dhabi

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Job Number 19108795
Job Category Rooms and Guest Services Operations
Location Courtyard World Trade Center| Abu Dhabi| Hamdan Bin Mohammed
Street (5th)|| Abu Dhabi| United Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates VIEW ON
MAP
Brand Courtyard by Marriott
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Courtyard by Marriott World Trade Center| Abu Dhabi brings in a fresh concept
that allows business travelers to be productive while still making room for
some fun. Its first class facilities are packed with all the modern essentials
21st century guests need – including complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
– and stylish and energetic places to hang out. Whether it’s meeting friends
and colleagues in the inviting neighborhood Fifth Street Café or enjoying
exquisite views of the city over a drink and light bites from the lively Up
and Below rooftop bar.

With more than 330 managed locations in more than 20 countries Courtyard by
Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected and
balanced. Working at Courtyard| you|ll ensure guests have a smooth| productive
stay that meets their personal and business needs. Find Your World™ at
Courtyard by Marriott.

Job Summary

Operate telephone switchboard station in order to answer telephone calls.
Process guest requests for wake up calls| screening calls| and other requests
related to placing or receiving telephone calls. Advise guest of any messages
(e.g.| voicemail| mail| faxes) received for them| and send to room if
required. Answer| record| and process all guest calls| requests| questions| or
concerns. Receive| record| and relay messages accurately| completely| and
legibly. Log all guest requests or issues into computer| contact appropriate
individual or department (e.g.| Bellperson| Housekeeping)| and follow up with
guest to ensure their request has been met to their satisfaction. Provide
information to guests about room features| property amenities| and local areas
of interest. Assist guests with accessing the internet. Report accidents|
injuries| and unsafe work conditions to manager.

Follow all company policies and procedures; ensure uniform and personal
appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary
information; and protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests
according to company standards| anticipate and address guests| service needs|
assist individuals with disabilities| and thank guests with genuine
appreciation. Speak with others using clear and professional language| and
answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and maintain positive
working relationships with others| and support team to reach common goals.
Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards. Read and visually
verify information in a variety of formats; stand| sit| or walk for an
extended period of time or for an entire work shift. Move| lift| carry| push|
pull| and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without
assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

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Guest Relations Officer – Lapita – Dubai Parks and Resorts

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Job Number 19102198
Job Category Rooms and Guest Services Operations
Location Lapita| Dubai Parks and Resorts| Autograph Collection| Jebel
Ali| Dubai| United Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates
Brand Autograph Collection Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Lapita is a Polynesian themed hotel| located in the heart of Dubai Parks and
Resorts. A hotel which is dedicated to families and friends who want to stay
close to all the activities that the theme parks will be offering. With 504
rooms| including 60 suites and 3 villas| Lapita is the perfect relaxation
point after a day of adventures and fun. Part of Marriott|s Autograph
Collection this amazing hotel offers five food and beverage outlets| two
outdoor pools and a lazy river| a spa and health club| Luna & Nova Kids &
Teens Club as well as meeting and event facilities. The hotel|s name was
inspired by the pre-historic Pacific Ocean people and their journey and
settlement into the Islands ( the Lapita movement ). The design draws its
inspiration from the exotic Polynesian tropical landscapes| featuring
Polynesian flowers| lagoon-style pools| and themed activities.

Marriott|s Autograph Collection features a select group of upscale and luxury
independent partner hotels| each with its own distinct personality|
experience| style and features. Located in major cities and desirable
destinations around the world| Autograph guests favor hotel stays that reflect
their own unique and personal styles. Be a part of our team and deliver an
innovative guest experiences that resists predictability.

Job Summary

Process all guest check-ins| check-outs| room assignments| and room
change/late check-out requests. Secure payment; activate/reissue room keys.
Ensure rates match market codes| document exceptions. Verify/adjust billing
for guests. Communicate to appropriate staff when guests are waiting for an
available room. Advise guest of messages. Clear departures in computer system.
Coordinate with Housekeeping to track room status and guest concerns. File
guest paperwork or documentation. Operate telephone switchboard station. Run
and check daily reports| contingency lists| and credit card authorization
reports. Supply guests with directions and information. Answer| record| and
process all guest calls| requests| questions| or concerns; follow up to ensure
each has been met to guests| satisfaction. Arrange transportation for
guests/visitors. Count and secure bank at beginning and end of shift. Cash
guests| checks| process all payment types| vouchers| paid-outs| charges| and
provide change. Notify Security of any reports of theft.

Follow company policies and procedures; report accidents| injuries| and unsafe
work conditions to manager; ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean
and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect
company assets. Welcome and acknowledge guests according to company standards;
anticipate and address guests| service needs; assist individuals with
disabilities; thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak using clear and
professional language; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop
and maintain positive working relationships; support team to reach common
goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of employees. Comply
with quality assurance standards. Stand| sit| or walk for an extended period
of time. Move| lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects weighing less than
or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties
as requested by Supervisors.

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Guest Relations Agent – Marriott Hotel Downtown – Abu Dhabi

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Job Number 19085253
Job Category Rooms and Guest Services Operations
Location Marriott Hotel Downtown| Abu Dhabi| Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed
Street| Abu Dhabi| United Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates
Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Marriott International portfolio of brands includes Marriott Hotels.
Marriott Hotels | Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than
500 global locations| is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can
travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels| you will help keep this
promise by delivering premium choices| sophisticated style| and well-crafted
details. With your skills and imagination| together we will innovate and
reinvent the future of travel.

Job Summary

Supply guests with directions and information regarding property amenities|
services| and hours of operation| and local areas of interest and activities.
Contact appropriate individual or department (e.g.| Bellperson| Front Desk|
Housekeeping| Engineering| Security/Loss Prevention) as necessary to resolve
guest call| request| or problem. Follow up with guests to ensure their
requests or problems have been met to their satisfaction. Receive| record| and
relay messages accurately| completely| and legibly. Respond to special
requests from guests with unique needs. Communicate VIP arrivals to designated
personnel for escort and delivery of amenities.

Follow all company policies and procedures; report accidents| injuries| and
unsafe work conditions to manager; ensure uniform and personal appearance are
clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information;
protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to
company standards; anticipate and address guests| service needs; thank guests
with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and professional
language; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and maintain
positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common
goals. Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards. Identify and
recommend new ideas| technologies| or processes to increase organizational
efficiency| productivity| quality| safety| and/or cost-savings. Stand| sit| or
walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. Move| lift|
carry| push| pull| and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds
without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by
Supervisors.

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Assistant Guest Relations Manager – Open Day – JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai – Sheikh Zayed Road

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Job Number 19081767
Job Category Rooms and Guest Services Operations
Location JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai| Sheikh Zayed Road| Dubai|
United Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates
Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

Start Your Journey With Us
Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and
Marriott Hotels.
JW Marriott is part of Marriott International|s luxury portfolio and
consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and
distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come
first. Because if you’re happy| our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as
that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other| where you’ll be
part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-
workers. JW creates opportunities for training| development| recognition and
most importantly| a place where you can really pursue your passions in a
luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take
care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.

JOB SUMMARY

The Assistant Guest Relations Manager is responsible for maintaining 100%
reliability in the recognition of all JW Marriott guests visiting the hotel|
and for informing all hotel departments of the VIP guests’ arrivals;
(un)expressed special needs| requests| and personal preferences and for
creating loyalty versus satisfied guests.

S/he is responsible for training and continuously energizing the Guest
Recognition process throughout the hotel. The Asst. Guest Relations Manager is
also responsible to ensure Lobby presence during all times.

SCOPE / BUSINESS CONTEXT

A Full Time position based at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai.
Number of Direct Reports – 2
Titles of Direct Reports – Guest Relations Team – Leaders| Guest Relations Supervisor

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Experience:

Minimum of 1 year previous experience as Assistant Guest relations Manager / Assistant Front Desk Manager or related department within a five star hotel.

Skills and Knowledge

Strong ability to forge professional relationships with guest| co-workers and leaders.
Ability to maintain hotel’s standards| policies and procedures.
Professional image and personality including confidence.
Leadership skills| thinking clearly| quickly and making decisions.
Team player| working well with other departments and co-workers.
Full Comprehension of software used including MARSHA| Opera.
Ability to go the extra mile| to provide the extra attention in order to satisfy guests’ individual needs and wants.
Should be creative| innovative and strive for continuous improvement.
Ability to motivate staff and maintain a cohesive team.
Ability to handle all disciplinary counseling as necessary according to JW Marriott Employee Hand Book.
Ability to maintain positive| professionally represent and engaging relations with guests and co-worker.
Organized and focused in high stress situations
Proficiency in Outlook and Microsoft Excel
Fluency in English language – both written and spoken. Any additional language preferably Arabic is an advantage
Ability to ensure security and confidentiality of guests.
Ability to overcome objections| understand and respond appropriately to guest inquiries and needs while remaining calm and courteous.
Ability to multi task and take on cross functional tasks when required.
Attention to details.
Ability to direct and supervise others.
Ability to train and develop others.
Initiate and Involve in additional projects and duties as assigned by leaders and ability to match the deadline.

Education or Certification

College Education or equivalent hospitality studies required

SPECIFIC DUTIES

_The following are specific responsibilities and contributions critical to the
successful performance of the position:_

Guest

Oversee the arrival experience for all VIPs and Transportation guests; Room Blockings| Meet and Greet| Check In| Rooming of the VIP guests.
Maintain appropriate Lobby Coverage at peak times| ensuring all time of the day coverage through Guest Relations Team.
Establish a positive relationship with repeat guests whilst maintaining a professional and attentive manner.
All preferences| special requests| complaints and general notes are to be updated in the guest profile for future reference.
Look for ways to continuously improve the Guest Relations process and provide lateral service to other departments to assist them with enhancements to the Guest Recognition process.
Assist the Guest Relations Manager to coordinate audit of important guests being noted through reservation on regular basis.
Ensure guests are assigned the correct VIP status and pre-arrival planning is properly done and actioned appropriately.
Oversee room blockings| ensuring guest preferences are taken into account. Coordinate with relevant departments ensuring no delay at Check In.
Ensure amenities / room drops are arranged| organized and placed prior to guest arrival| coordinating effectively with relevant departments.
Assist with problem resolution where appropriate| follows up when necessary. Ensure records are updated through Guestware and Manager on Duty’s reports.
Perform daily quality checks to ensure all reservations have been handled according to the JW Marriott Marquis standards
Maintain confidentiality of all guest information.
Monitor ongoing training with existing staff and ensure that new staff is certified as required.
Manages day to day activities| ensure the quality| standards and expectations are met and exceeded at all times.
Serve as a leader in displaying outstanding hospitality skills.
Empower associates to provide excellent customer service.
Ensure associates understand and deliver guest expectations.
Initiate and Involve in additional projects and duties as assigned by leaders and ensure the tasks are done within the deadline

Business

Knowledgeable and comply with hotel policies
Fully aware of the day’s arrivals & their preferences| hotel facilities and promotions| occupancy & rooms rates
Assist Guest Relations Manager for managing the operations and admin tasks including conducting performance appraisals| job chats of designated staff ensuring development plans are in place and used.
Ensure effective coaching and counselling methods are used.
Ensure progressive discipline is utilized when required.
Understand fully the standards and procedures of Front Office| and Guest Relations and sub departments.
Lead and direct the Guest Relations team.
Monitor system| equipment and lack of stationary challenges and coordinate with internal and external partners to rectify the situation immediately.

Training

Perform ad hoc on-the-job individual and team trainings as needed to ensure that all team members have the adequate product knowledge and coordinate with related departments.
Ensure Guest Relations Team attends all mandatory trainings.
Conduct ongoing training with existing staff and ensure that new staff is certified as required.
Assist employees wherever necessary in performing all job functions.
Drive the Guest Relations Brand Standards and appropriate engagement and communication with guests and colleagues
Monitor and ensure that employees perform their job functions to the hotel’s expected level of service.

Communication

Compile and distribute all Managers on Duty Reports as requested.
Oversee and ensure all VIP information is communicated effectively through the Daily Rehearsal and emails.
Ensure that all pertinent information is provided to guests and colleagues.
Ensure that all communication with guests and colleagues is complete| accurate| engaging and positive.
Ensure and emphasize prompt solutions and reporting of any guest incidents during the shift.
Attend daily line-ups and communicate all challenges| successes and operational information with the rest of the team
Show respect to diversity by using only official language “English” at work place.
Review and evaluate processes| revise if necessary. Come up with out of the box ideas| worthy of being bench marked in the company.
Monitor and maintain cleanliness and working condition of department equipment and supplies.
Participate in related project teams

OTHER

Safety and Security

Report work related accidents| or other injuries immediately upon occurrence to manager/supervisor.
Follow company and department safety and security policies and procedures to ensure a clean| safe| and secure environment.
Notify Loss Prevention/Security of any guest reports of theft.

Policies and Procedures

Follow company| hotel and department policies and procedures.
Follows Marriott International Hotels Limited Regional Office policies and procedures
Protect the privacy and security of guests and coworkers.
Maintain confidentiality of proprietary materials and information.
Ensure uniform| nametags| and personal appearance are clean| hygienic| professional and in compliance with company policies and procedures.
Protect company tools| equipment| machines| or other assets in accordance with company policies and procedures.
Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors and Management.
Working hours as required to do your job but normally not less than 48 hours per week.

Guest Relations

Actively listen and respond positively to guest questions| concerns| and requests using brand or property specific process (e.g.| LEARN| JW Symphony of Service) to resolve issues| delight| and build trust.
Assist other employees to ensure proper coverage and prompt guest service.
Anticipate guests| service needs| including asking questions of guests to better understand their needs and watching/listening to guest preferences and acting on them whenever possible.
Address guests| service needs in a professional| positive| and timely manner.
Engage guests in conversation regarding their stay| property services| and area attractions/offerings.
Thank guests with genuine appreciation and provide a fond farewell.
Welcome and acknowledge each and every guest with a smile| eye contact| and a friendly verbal greeting| using the guest|s name when possible.
Supply guests/residents with directions and information regarding property amenities| services| and hours of operation| and local areas of interest and activities.

Communication

Answer telephones using appropriate etiquette including answering the phone within 3 rings| answering with a smile in one|s voice| using the callers| name| transferring calls to appropriate person/department| requesting permission before placing the caller on hold| taking and relaying messages| and allowing the caller to end the call.
Speak to guests and co-workers using clear| appropriate and professional language.
Talk with and listen to other employees to effectively exchange information.

Working with Others

Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and respect.
Handle sensitive issues with employees and/or guests with tact| respect| diplomacy| and confidentiality. Develop and maintain positive and productive working relationships with other employees and departments.
Partner with and assist others to promote an environment of teamwork and achieve common goals.

Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement

Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards| e.g. GuestVoice and JW Marriott Brand Standard Audit.

Physical Tasks

Enter and locate work-related information using computers and/or point of sale systems.
Stand| sit| or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift.
Read and visually verify information in a variety of formats (e.g.| small print).
Move| lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance.

Guest Relations Agent – W Dubai – The Palm – West Crescent

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Job Number 19081914
Job Category Rooms and Guest Services Operations
Location W Dubai – The Palm| West Crescent| Palm Jumeirah| Dubai| United
Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates
Brand W Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

Start Your Journey With Us
Boldly coloring outside the lines of luxury| W turns the traditional notion of
the extravagant hotel on its head. Our irreverent attitude and taste for
excess redefine revelry for the modern jet set. Our guests have a lust for a
life less ordinary that drives them to demand more| experience it all| and hit
repeat.
We share our guests’ passions| providing insider access to what’s new and
what’s next. Moderation is not in our vocabulary and we know that lust for
life demands more| not less. W guests soak it in and live each day with a
mantra: Detox.Retox.Repeat. If you’re ready to create the energetic W scene
that is magnetic to everyday disruptors around the world| then we invite you
to explore a career with W Hotels.

Job Summary

Process all guest check-ins| check-outs| room assignments| and room
change/late check-out requests. Secure payment; activate/reissue room keys.
Ensure rates match market codes| document exceptions. Verify/adjust billing
for guests. Communicate to appropriate staff when guests are waiting for an
available room. Advise guest of messages. Clear departures in computer system.
Coordinate with Housekeeping to track room status and guest concerns. File
guest paperwork or documentation. Operate telephone switchboard station. Run
and check daily reports| contingency lists| and credit card authorization
reports. Supply guests with directions and information. Answer| record| and
process all guest calls| requests| questions| or concerns; follow up to ensure
each has been met to guests| satisfaction. Arrange transportation for
guests/visitors. Count and secure bank at beginning and end of shift. Cash
guests| checks| process all payment types| vouchers| paid-outs| charges| and
provide change. Notify Security of any reports of theft.

Follow company policies and procedures; report accidents| injuries| and unsafe
work conditions to manager; ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean
and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect
company assets. Welcome and acknowledge guests according to company standards;
anticipate and address guests| service needs; assist individuals with
disabilities; thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak using clear and
professional language; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop
and maintain positive working relationships; support team to reach common
goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of employees. Comply
with quality assurance standards. Stand| sit| or walk for an extended period
of time. Move| lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects weighing less than
or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties
as requested by Supervisors.

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Guest Relations Ambassador – Renaissance Downtown Hotel – Dubai

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Job Number 190018A1
Job Category Rooms and Guest Services Operations
Location Renaissance Downtown Hotel| Dubai| Marasi Drive next to Lake
Central Tower Business Bay| Dubai| United Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates

Brand Renaissance Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly
Start Your Journey With Us
You were always one of those curious kids who opened every cabinet| peeked
behind every door| and never ceased to ask |why| when given an explanation.
Today| you bring your personal style to every experience. You live life to
discover. You are passionate about your neighborhood| always looking to
explore the places one wouldn’t find in a travel guide. If this sounds like
you| you’re in the right place. You’ve got authentic style| natural curiosity
and a warm way with people. Renaissance is not just a place to spend the
night| it|s a place to discover| a place in the world with style like yours.
That’s why we’re not just looking for anyone. We’re looking for someone like
you.

Job Summary

Process all guest check-ins| check-outs| room assignments| and room
change/late check-out requests. Secure payment; activate/reissue room keys.
Ensure rates match market codes| document exceptions. Verify/adjust billing
for guests. Communicate to appropriate staff when guests are waiting for an
available room. Advise guest of messages. Clear departures in computer system.
Coordinate with Housekeeping to track room status and guest concerns. File
guest paperwork or documentation. Operate telephone switchboard station. Run
and check daily reports| contingency lists| and credit card authorization
reports. Supply guests with directions and information. Answer| record| and
process all guest calls| requests| questions| or concerns; follow up to ensure
each has been met to guests| satisfaction. Arrange transportation for
guests/visitors. Count and secure bank at beginning and end of shift. Cash
guests| checks| process all payment types| vouchers| paid-outs| charges| and
provide change. Notify Security of any reports of theft.

Follow company policies and procedures; report accidents| injuries| and unsafe
work conditions to manager; ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean
and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect
company assets. Welcome and acknowledge guests according to company standards;
anticipate and address guests| service needs; assist individuals with
disabilities; thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak using clear and
professional language; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop
and maintain positive working relationships; support team to reach common
goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of employees. Comply
with quality assurance standards. Stand| sit| or walk for an extended period
of time. Move| lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects weighing less than
or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties
as requested by Supervisors.

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Guest Relations Officer – Le Meridien Dubai Complex – Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre – Airport Road

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Job Number 19001CB6
Job Category Rooms and Guest Services Operations
Location Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre| Airport Road|
Dubai| United Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates
Brand Le Meridien
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

Start Your Journey With Us
At Le Meridien| we believe in helping guests unlock the unexpected and
engaging experiences each destination has to offer. Our guests are curious and
creative| cosmopolitan| culture seekers that appreciate sophisticated|
timeless service. We provide original| chic and memorable service and
experiences that inspire guests to unlock the destination. We’re looking for
curious| creative and well-informed people to join our team. If you appreciate
connecting with like-minded guests and have a deep desire to create unexpected
experiences| we invite you to explore career opportunities with Le Meridien.

Job Summary

Process all guest check-ins| check-outs| room assignments| and room
change/late check-out requests. Secure payment; activate/reissue room keys.
Ensure rates match market codes| document exceptions. Verify/adjust billing
for guests. Communicate to appropriate staff when guests are waiting for an
available room. Advise guest of messages. Clear departures in computer system.
Coordinate with Housekeeping to track room status and guest concerns. File
guest paperwork or documentation. Operate telephone switchboard station. Run
and check daily reports| contingency lists| and credit card authorization
reports. Supply guests with directions and information. Answer| record| and
process all guest calls| requests| questions| or concerns; follow up to ensure
each has been met to guests| satisfaction. Arrange transportation for
guests/visitors. Count and secure bank at beginning and end of shift. Cash
guests| checks| process all payment types| vouchers| paid-outs| charges| and
provide change. Notify Security of any reports of theft.

Follow company policies and procedures; report accidents| injuries| and unsafe
work conditions to manager; ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean
and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect
company assets. Welcome and acknowledge guests according to company standards;
anticipate and address guests| service needs; assist individuals with
disabilities; thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak using clear and
professional language; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop
and maintain positive working relationships; support team to reach common
goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of employees. Comply
with quality assurance standards. Stand| sit| or walk for an extended period
of time. Move| lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects weighing less than
or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties
as requested by Supervisors.

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Guest Relations Ambassador – Renaissance Downtown Hotel – Dubai

APPLY HERE

Job Number 190018A1
Job Category Rooms and Guest Services Operations
Location Renaissance Downtown Hotel| Dubai| Marasi Drive next to Lake
Central Tower Business Bay| Dubai| United Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates

Brand Renaissance Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly
Start Your Journey With Us
You were always one of those curious kids who opened every cabinet| peeked
behind every door| and never ceased to ask |why| when given an explanation.
Today| you bring your personal style to every experience. You live life to
discover. You are passionate about your neighborhood| always looking to
explore the places one wouldn’t find in a travel guide. If this sounds like
you| you’re in the right place. You’ve got authentic style| natural curiosity
and a warm way with people. Renaissance is not just a place to spend the
night| it|s a place to discover| a place in the world with style like yours.
That’s why we’re not just looking for anyone. We’re looking for someone like
you.

Job Summary

Process all guest check-ins| check-outs| room assignments| and room
change/late check-out requests. Secure payment; activate/reissue room keys.
Ensure rates match market codes| document exceptions. Verify/adjust billing
for guests. Communicate to appropriate staff when guests are waiting for an
available room. Advise guest of messages. Clear departures in computer system.
Coordinate with Housekeeping to track room status and guest concerns. File
guest paperwork or documentation. Operate telephone switchboard station. Run
and check daily reports| contingency lists| and credit card authorization
reports. Supply guests with directions and information. Answer| record| and
process all guest calls| requests| questions| or concerns; follow up to ensure
each has been met to guests| satisfaction. Arrange transportation for
guests/visitors. Count and secure bank at beginning and end of shift. Cash
guests| checks| process all payment types| vouchers| paid-outs| charges| and
provide change. Notify Security of any reports of theft.

Follow company policies and procedures; report accidents| injuries| and unsafe
work conditions to manager; ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean
and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect
company assets. Welcome and acknowledge guests according to company standards;
anticipate and address guests| service needs; assist individuals with
disabilities; thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak using clear and
professional language; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop
and maintain positive working relationships; support team to reach common
goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of employees. Comply
with quality assurance standards. Stand| sit| or walk for an extended period
of time. Move| lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects weighing less than
or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties
as requested by Supervisors.

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