Posted June 10, 2021Courtyard by Marriott Aberdeen Airport
Posting Date Jun 10, 2021 Job Number 21059247 Job Category Property Leadership Location Courtyard Aberdeen Airport, Argyll Way Aberdeen Airport Dyce, Aberdeen, Aberdeen City, United Kingdom VIEW ON MAP Brand Courtyard by Marriott Schedule Full-Time Relocation? N Position Type Management Located Remotely? N 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 Functions as the strategic business leader of property operations. Areas of responsibility include Front Office, Retail/Gift Shops, Recreation/Fitness Center, Housekeeping, Security/Loss Prevention, Engineering/Maintenance, Food and Beverage/Culinary and Event Management. Position works with direct reports (department heads) to develop and implement the operations strategy and ensuring implementation of the brand service strategy and brand initiatives. The position ensures operations meet the brand’s target customer needs, ensuring employee satisfaction, focuses on growing revenues and maximizes financial performance. As a member of the Executive Committee, develops and implements property-wide strategies that deliver products and services to meet or exceed the needs and expectations of the brand’s target customer and property employees and provides a return on investment. CANDIDATE PROFILE Education and Experience 2 years experience as Hotel Manager or as Operations Manager is a Full Service Property 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 8 years’ experience in the management operations, sales and marketing, or related professional area. OR 4-year bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 6 years’ experience in the management operations, sales and marketing, or related professional area. CORE WORK ACTIVITIES Managing Profitability and Departmental Budgets • Keeps operations team focused on the critical components of operations to drive guest satisfaction and the desired financial results. • Ensures that all operational areas have an atmosphere that is conducive to the overall guest experience. • Reviews financial reports and statements to determine how Operations is performing against budget. • Ensures capital expenditure funds are being used to address the priorities outlined in the service strategy. • Works with direct reports to determine areas of concern and establishing ways to improve the departments’ financial performance. • Strives to maintain profit margins without compromising guest or employee satisfaction. • Identifies and analyzes operational challenges and facilitates the development of solutions to prevent reoccurrence. • Coaches and supports operations team to effectively manage occupancy & rate, wages and controllable expenses. • Reviews the Wage Progress Report and compares budgeted wages to actual wages, coaching direct reports to address problem areas and holds team accountable for results. • Develops an operational strategy that is aligned with the brand’s business strategy and leads its execution. • Makes and executes key decisions to keep property moving forward towards achievement of goals. Managing Property Operations • Strives to improve service performance. • Communicates a clear and consistent message regarding operational goals to produce desired results on a continuous basis. • Ensures brand and regional business initiatives are implemented and communicates follow-up actions to team as necessary. • Ensures core elements of the service strategy are in place to produce the desired results. • Tours building on a regular basis speaking with employees and guests to understand business needs and assess operational opportunities. Leading Property Operations Teams • Establishes a vision for product and service delivery on property. • Champions the brand’s service vision for product and service delivery and ensuring alignment amongst the property leadership team. • Ensures employees are treated fairly and equitably. Managing and Conducting Human Resources Activities • Observes service behaviors of employees and providing feedback to individuals and/or managers. • Hires operations management team members who demonstrate strong functional expertise, creativity and entrepreneurial leadership to meet the business needs of the operation. • Conducts annual performance appraisals with direct reports according to Standard Operating Procedures. • Utilizes an “open door” policy and reviewing employee satisfaction results to identify and address employee problems or concerns. • Stays knowledgeable of leadership talent in the property. • Fosters employee commitment to providing excellent service, participating in daily stand-up meetings and models desired service behaviors in all interactions with guests and employees. Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.
Courtyard Aberdeen Airport in Dyce is a contemporary hotel designed to inspire creativity and offer space for both business and leisure travellers alike to relax. Our stylish, family-friendly hotel rooms feature 42-inch flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Rejuvenate after a busy day at our 24-hour fitness centre, or savour a delicious meal at our restaurant, accompanied by a refreshing beverage. We offer our guests complimentary bus tickets to and from the city centre allowing you to explore attractions like the Maritime Museum or go shopping at Union Square. Activities near Dyce include golfing at nearby courses, events at P&J Live and thrilling rides at Codona's Amusement Park. Business travellers will find themselves close to Kirkhill Industrial Estate and the D2 Business Park. Host flawless meetings and private dining engagements in our Argyll room, with custom catering and expert planning. Designed for seamless, comfortable travel, our hotel is the perfect home base for your experience in Aberdeen, UK.