Hyatt Front Office Manager in OAKLAND, California
At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences. This position reports to the hotel Rooms Director.
The Front Office Manager is responsible for all duties of the front desk operation which includes: staff training, inter-department communications, and staff scheduling. The Front Office Manager should possess strong communication skills and demonstrate leadership abilities. In addition to assisting in the operation of the Front Office operation and guest services personnel, this position will respond quickly to guest requests and/or complaints in a friendly manner and ensure that appropriate action is taken to guarantee guest satisfaction.
Responsible for short and long term planning and the management of the hotel’s Front Office operations
Develop and recommend the budget, labor cost plans and objectives and manages within those approved plans
Maintain guest room inventory
Coach and counsel employees to reflect Hyatt Service Standards and Procedures
Perform all tasks of a Front Office Staff as needed to facilitate service
Ensure all operations and cash handling are done per policies and procedures
Maintain excellent communication with the housekeeping department
Maintain information on prices, rates, specials, packages, programs, etc, while ensuring all staff are trained in all areas
Analyze, investigate, and resolve guest complaints
Create expectations, lead people, manage processes, and hold people accountable for the agreed upon activities and time tables
Insures proper staffing levels for customer service goals
Coach and counsel employees to reflect Hyatt service standards and procedures
Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether it’s career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.
This is not your typical career opportunity. This is the Hyatt Touch.
Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with people of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds
4 years or more of progressive hotel Rooms Management experience (typically with Hyatt)
With opening hotels, previous hotel pre-opening experience preferred
Service oriented style with professional presentations skills
At least 2 years progressive management experience within the Rooms Division of a hotel
Hotel/Hospitality degree an asset
Must possess the following strengths: high energy, entrepreneurial spirit, motivational leader, effective communicator, effective in providing exceptional customer service and ability to improve the bottom line
Clear concise written and verbal communication skills in English
Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal and administrative skills
Primary Location: US-CA-Oakland
Organization: Waterfront Hotel
Pay Basis: Yearly
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Front Office
Req ID: OAK000971
Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action 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.