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Reception Manager at Hilton Worldwide

  • Full Time
  • Abuja

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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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Reception Manager

Job Number:? HOT0A2H6
Location:?Maitama, Abuja
Brand: Transcorp Hilton

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Job Description

  • A Reception Manager oversees Reception operations 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 Reception Manager, you will oversee Reception operations to ensure that Team Members are prepared and well-informed to deliver our Guests an exceptional experience from check-in through check-out.

A Reception 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 Reception 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 Reception departmental targets and 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 Reception team
  • Act in accordance with policies and procedures when working with front of house equipment and property management systems
  • Assist with other departments, as necessary

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

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  • A Degree or HND in Hotel Management or equivalent
  • Familiar with Property Management Systems

What are we looking for?
Reception 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:

  • Previous supervisory experience in Front Office within the hotel/leisure/retail sector in the last 2-3 years
  • High level of IT proficiency, Opera and Onq PMS
  • 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

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

To apply for this job please visit hilton.taleo.net.

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