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Director of Operations

Posted November 24, 2021

EVEN Hotel Rockville- Washington, D.C. Area
Rockville, MD
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About This Job

We’re looking for someone who won’t just keep us where we are, but who will help us to move forward and grow. We offer great competitive benefits including team member travel perks, paid time off, employee awards and incentives, 401k, health insurance, dental insurance, and vision insurance. We also offer STD and LTD at no cost to you!

Assisting the Operational Management of the Property

  • Ensures that all brand standards are being maintained in each area of the property.
  • Ensures all team members meet or exceed all brand requirements.
  • Oversees the operation of the all-property departments.
  • Promotes both Guarantee of Fair Treatment and Open-Door policies.
  • Ensures a viable key control program is in place.
  • Maintains current licenses and permits as prescribed by local, state and federal agencies.  Provides a safe working environment in compliance with OSHA/SDS.
  • Review financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement.

Supporting the Management and Development of Departmental Teams

  • Stays readily available/approachable for all employees.
  • Extends professionalism and courtesy to employees at all times.
  • Leads by example demonstrating self-confidence, energy and enthusiasm.
  • Assists/teaches team managers scheduling (using Scheduling Tool) against guest and hours/occupied room goals.
  • Makes sure that staffing levels are appropriate to exceed guest expectations.
  • Sets clear performance expectations with the General Manager.
  • Assists team supervisors with constructive coaching and counseling.
  • Solicits feedback for continuous improvement.
  • Managing the Guest Experience
  • Extends professionalism and courtesy to guests at all times.
  • Motivates and encourages staff to solve guest and employee related concerns.
  • Provides excellent customer service by being readily available/approachable for all guests.
  • Takes proactive approaches when dealing with guest concerns.
  • Assists employees in understanding guests ever-changing needs and expectations, and how to exceed them.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and needed.

MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES

  • Adaptability - Determines how change impacts self and others; displays flexibility in adjusting priorities; and communicates both the reasons for change and how it impacts the workplace.
  • Communication - Customizes approach to conveying complex information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner; appropriately interprets verbal and non-verbal behavior; and models active listening to ensure understanding. 
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making - Models and coaches others on breaking complex issues into manageable parts, identifying and evaluating alternatives and their implications before making decisions, and involving and gaining agreement from others when making key decisions.
  • Professional Demeanor - Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values.

Managing Execution

  • Building and Contributing to Teams - Leads and participates as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of common goals while fostering cohesion and collaboration among team members.
  • Driving for Results - Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required.
  • Planning and Organizing - Gathers information and resources required to set a plan of action for self and/or others; prioritizes and arranges work requirements for self and/or others to accomplish goals and ensure work is completed.

Building Relationships

  • Coworker Relationships - Interacts with others in a way that builds openness, trust, and confidence in the pursuit of organizational goals and lasting relationships.
  • Customer Relationships - Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer needs and actions consistent with the company’s service standards.
  • Global Mindset - Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential.

Generating Talent and Organizational Capability

  • Organizational Capability - Evaluates and adapts the structure of team assignments and work processes to best fit the needs and/or support the goals of an organizational unit.

Talent Management - Provides guidance and feedback to help individuals develop and strengthen skills and abilities needed to accomplish work objectives.

Learning and Applying Professional Expertise

  • Applied Learning - Seeks and makes the most of learning opportunities to improve performance of self and/or others.

Business Acumen - Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations and generate innovative

solutions to approach team, business, and administrative challenges.

  • Technical Acumen - Understands and utilizes professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage everyday business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific work challenges
  • Detail Orientation - The ability to attend to and verify the accuracy and completeness of details in work activities. This includes focusing on the small details of work activities and taking the necessary time to ensure that all the details of completed work are correct and of high quality.
  • General Hotel Operations - Knowledge of the operating principles and practices of all brand/hotel-specific functions to
  • support successful operations of the overall property (e.g., Engineering/Maintenance, Event Management, Finance and
  • Legal/Contracting, Food and Beverage, Housekeeping Front Desk, Security/Loss Prevention.
  • Basic Competencies - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.
  • Basic Computer Skills - Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing
  • software, Internet browsers, etc.).
  • Mathematical Reasoning - Demonstrates ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.
  • Oral Comprehension - Demonstrates ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Reading Comprehension - Demonstrates understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related
  • documents.
  • Writing - Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Previous Hotel Management experience required. 

Must be available to work a flexible schedule to include nights, holidays and weekends. 

Brand experience strongly preferred. 

Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.

 Can communicate well with guests. 

 Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player. 

Climbing, reading, standing, walking and routinely lifting 25 lbs to 50 lbs.  Must be able to receive instructions and communicate progress of work assignments

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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About this Employer

EVEN Hotel Rockville- Washington, D.C. Area

1775 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852

(301) 881-3836

167 Room Hotel

www.ihg.com

Balance Work with Life at EVEN Hotel Rockville-Washington D.C. Area

Conveniently located near Washington D.C., Baltimore, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, and the Twinbrook Metro Station, EVEN Hotel Rockville-Washington D.C. Area makes getting to all the nearby excitement seamless.

Start your day with a thrilling trip to Washington D.C .'s famous memorials, tour through the Smithsonian Museums to experience exotic, informative exhibits, or catch a stunning show at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Stay productive with complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and take full advantage of flexible workspaces that accommodate both sitting and standing. Business travelers will also have easy access to local businesses like Deloitte, GlaxoSmithKline and Kaiser Permanente, and the National Institute of Health.