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Front Office Manager 前厅部经理

posted September 11, 2019

Waldorf Astoria Beijing
Beijing, Dongcheng, China
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Description

A Front Office Manager supervises the Front Office Team to ensure that Team Members are prepared and well-informed to deliver our Guests an exceptional experience from check-in through check-out.



What will I be doing?


As Front Office Manager, you will oversee the Front Office Team which is the main connection between the Guest, the hotel, and the various hotel departments. A Front Office Manager is responsible for managing the first impressions of our Guests and, therefore, must perform the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Oversee the entire Front Office operation to maintain high standards
  • Evaluate levels of Guest satisfaction and monitor trends, with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Ensure regular and VIP Guests are recognised and that the Front Office department operates with a sales attitude and promotes the hotel brand's loyalty scheme
  • Maximise room occupancy at best rates and use up-selling techniques to promote hotel services and facilities
  • - Set departmental objectives, work schedules, budgets, policies, and procedures
  • Monitor the appearance, standards, and performance of the Front Office Team Members with an emphasis on training and teamwork
  • Ensure Team Members have current knowledge of hotel products, services, pricing and policies, as well as knowledge of the local area, and are continuously trained to learn and understand policies and practices
  • Maintain good communication and working relationships with all hotel departments
  • Monitor staffing levels to meet cover business demands
  • Conduct monthly communication meetings and produce minutes
  • Manage staff performance issues in compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Recruit, manage, train and develop the Front Office team
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety legislation
  • Act in accordance with policies and procedures when working with front of house equipment and property management systems
  • Assist with other departments, as necessary

Requirements

What are we looking for?


Front Office Managers serving Hilton brands are 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:

  • A degree or diploma in Hotel Management or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years of Front Office supervisory experience in the hotel, leisure, and/or retail sector
  • High level of IT proficiency
  • High level of commercial awareness and sales capabilities
  • Experience of managing people and developing people
  • Previous experience of managing a department and Profit and Loss account
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Accountable and resilient
  • Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Flexibility to respond to a variety of work situations
  • Ability to work on your own and as part of a team

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

  • Familiar with Property Management Systems
  • A degree or diploma in Hotel Management or equivalent


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!







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Waldorf Astoria Beijing

5-15 Jinyu Hutong
Beijing, Dongcheng 100000
China

+86-010-85208989

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Rich Chinese tradition and modern affluence flawlessly combine at Waldorf Astoria Beijing. This distinctive hotel is in the heart of the Wangfujing area near popular shopping, dining and nightlife attractions.

Oriental charm meets contemporary luxury at Waldorf Astoria Beijing. From the sleek and stylish lobby to the opulent bathrooms, you’ll find a unique blend of modern elegance, rich Chinese heritage and legendary Waldorf service. Our location in the heart of Beijing puts you just steps away from popular shopping, nightlife and historic attractions like Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City.

If you’re not up for venturing out, there’s plenty to experience within this unique hotel, including:

  • Ming Dynasty inspired Hutong Courtyard
  • Spa therapies featuring a blend of Chinese philosophies with innovative techniques 
  • Impeccable dining at award-winning Brasserie 1893 and Zijin Mansion

For a more refined experience and greater privacy, our Hutong Studios and Villa are located in a separate wing of the hotel with a private entrance. Peacock Alley is the place to be for afternoon tea and cocktails. Our expert Concierge will help you plan a site-seeing adventure or reserve a table at the restaurant of your choice.