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Task Force Operations Manager

Posted August 6, 2022

HHM (NYC)
New York, NY
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Overview

Opportunity:  Task Force Operations Manager

This opportunity provides a talented leader the chance to showcase their experience throughout HHM’s portfolio, with a focus on New York City and New England hotels.

The Task Force leader will lead and manage the front office and housekeeping teams on property and provide short-term and long-term coverage as needed. This individual is expected to work in a fast-paced, results-driven environment and adapt to different projects in full service, luxury, select service, extended-stay, and boutique properties across a variety of industry leading branded and independent hotels. 

Potential Career Path

Executive Housekeeper – Operations Manager – Assistant General Manager

Essential Job Functions

  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values.
  • Observe and monitor staff performance to ensure efficient operations and adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Inspect guest rooms, public areas and grounds for cleanliness, appearance and safety.
  • Answer inquiries pertaining to hotel policies and services and resolve guests’ complaints and concerns.
  • Prepare schedules based upon occupancy and assign duties to associates.
  • Take inventory and submit periodic inventory orders to ensure supplies are purchased in a timely manner. 
  • Prepare required paperwork pertaining to departmental functions.
  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction.
  • Monitor all front office financial operations and ensure front office compliance with accounting controls and procedures.
  • Develop, implement and monitor daily, weekly, monthly, and annual department-wide budgets and forecasts. Review, submit for approval, and order capital budget items as required.
  • Supervise all guest services department managers.
  • Review correspondence from guests and incident logs and direct staff according to information obtained.
  • Oversee all vendor and personnel contracts throughout the hotel.
  • Monitor occupancy of guest room space to ensure most efficient use and minimize overbooking.
  • Create specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely action plans to remedy guest service deficiencies.
  • Comply with HHM internal audit standards pertaining to key control and risk management areas (I.E. lost and found, key control, guest room safety).
  • Maintain departmental expenses in line with budget as described by General Manager.
  • Ensure compliance with specific brand standards.
  • Be aware of and communicate service scores to drive improvement and higher guest satisfaction.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits; follow MSDS and OSHA standards; wear protective safety equipment and participate in safety committees as directed.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years of hospitality related experience at a managerial level is required. 
  • Previous Marriott or Hilton experience.
  • Required ability to stay on-site for short-term or long-term coverage.
  • Brand and system administrator experience.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays, weekends and alternate shifts.
  • 100% travel to hotels throughout the United States is required. 
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 25 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling or crouching. 

What We Believe

 People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

About Us

HHM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

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HHM (NYC)

463 Seventh Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, NY 100018

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FROM COAST TO COAST. FROM THE BIGGEST BRANDS TO OUR OWN INDEPENDENT COLLECTION. 

Our portfolio includes over 125 full service, select service, and extended-stay hotels in the most competitive hospitality markets in the United States. We represent the biggest brands in the business and truly independent “one of a kind” luxury and lifestyle hotels.