A Duty Manager works closely with Guests to greet, converse, and assist with enquiries, especially when VIP Guests, long-stay Guests, and others are in the hotel lobby.
What will I be doing?
A Duty Manager, you will works closely with Guests to greet, converse, and assist with enquiries, especially when VIP Guests, long-stay Guests, and others are in the hotel lobby. A Duty Manager is responsible for managing the first impressions of our Guests and, therefore, must perform the following tasks to the highest standards:
Occupy the hotel lobby and other public areas, particularly at busy times
Engage Guests in conversation and provide general assistance
Manage, record, and resolve promptly all Guest complaints
Meet and greet VIP Guests and major corporate clients upon arrival
Coordinate the services and special facilities provided to long-stay Guests
Understand all credit procedures and ensure they are applied
Stay current with all hotel products, services, policies and emergency procedures
Monitor Guest satisfaction reports and implement actions to improve results
Handle, record and follow through with management issues or emergencies that arise
Conduct any Health and Safety procedures, if required, including fire walks, food safety investigations, etc.
What are we looking for?
Duty 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
Good knowledge of Health and Safety and security procedures
Calm, efficient and the ability to work well under pressure
Excellent leadership skills and exceptional communication skills
A passion for delivering exceptional levels of guest service
Possesss strong commercial acumen, with experience in increasing profitability in a tight market sector
Experience in managing budgets, revenue proposals and forecasting results in a similar sized property
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
Previous role as a senior supervisor or Duty Manager in a similar quality hotel
A degree or diploma in Hotel Management or equivalent
An in-depth knowledge of the hotel, leisure or service sector
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!