Cluster Reservations Manager – Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort – Ras Al-Khaimah

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JOB DESCRIPTION
 
A Reservations Manager is responsible for achieving occupancy targets/levels
as identified in the annual budget and marketing plan for Reservations.
What will I be doing?
As Reservations Manager| you are responsible for achieving occupancy
targets/levels as identified in the annual budget and marketing plan for
Reservations. The Reservations Manager will work with the Sales and Events
Teams to develop future and repeat business opportunities. Specifically| you
will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest
standards:
Maximise occupancy levels by reviewing and revising revenue strategies
Work with the Sales and Events Teams to maximise corporate and group rates
Manage third party sites and agents to establish rates| negotiate prices| ensure proper implementation of reservations procedures| and maximise conversion ratios in order to achieve targets for the departmen

Contribute to the selling strategy of the hotel| and manage the departments| adherence to achieving that strateg

Understand the competitive market place and implement approaches to ensure the hotel stays ahead in the local marke

Ensure Team Members are developed effectively and generate a culture of high quality standards for relationship building| customer service| selling techniques| and billing and processing contract

Build strong relationships with customers| Guests and Team Members in order to gain full understanding of their needs and work to serve them effectively
Assist in the recruiting| managing| training and developing of the Team
Participate in the organisation of hotel promotional activities

What are we looking for?

A Reservations Manager serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of
our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this
role| you should maintain the attitude| behaviours| skills| and values that
follow:

Previous experience with reservations in the hotel/leisure sector
Strong leadership skills to effectively manage and motivate a high-performing team positioned to exceed targets
Strong analytical skills to understand key business indicators and competitive trends and develop approaches to these challenges
Excellent selling capabilities and the ability and desire to coach selling techniques to Team Members
Excellent organisation and planning skills
Accountable and resilient
Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following
capabilities and distinctions:

Knowledge of the hotel property management systems
Previous experience in the same or similar role
Relevant degree| in a business discipline| from an academic institution

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company| spanning the lodging sector
from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and
mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century| Hilton has offered business and
leisure travelers the finest in accommodations| service| amenities and value.
Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest
experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the
light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable
hospitality experiences around the world every day. And| our amazing Team
Members are at the heart of it all!