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Dubai Holding Duty Manager - Front Office - Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has been making a distinguished impact on the global hospitality market for more than two decades with its Stay Different™ brand promise.

Its award-winning destinations, such as the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, position service beyond expectations, elevated dining destinations and surprising architecture and design at the heart of every guest experience.

Today, Jumeirah operates a world-class portfolio of 23 properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia and employs over 8,000 colleagues, representing over 106 nationalities.

As Jumeirah continues to expand its global portfolio and scales up its operations to the next level of growth, it remains fully committed to developing and empowering our colleagues to excel in world class environments.

Jumeirah is committed to embedding equality, diversity, and inclusion in all its practices, embracing a culture that celebrates diversity.

Jumeirah Beach Hotel , Dubai’s premier lifestyle destination, is located on Jumeirah Beach Road just 15 km from the city centre and 25 km from Dubai International Airport. The 26-floor hotel has a curved design which represents the shape of a breaking wave and offers pristine private beaches with undisturbed views of the Arabian Gulf.

With 599 sea-facing rooms and suites and 19 private villas, as well as 21 restaurants and bars, extensive conference and banqueting facilities, a private marina, Sinbad’s Kids Club, Talise™ Spa, and direct complimentary access to Wild Wadi Waterpark™ for all guests, the hotel continues to redefine the holiday experience.

About the Role:

An opportunity has arisen for a Duty Manager to join the Front Office at Jumeirah Beach Hotel .

The main responsibilities are:

  • To ensure a smooth and efficient running of the hotel operation especially the front office department

  • To handle and resolve guest complaints

  • To assist the Assistant Front Office Manager and the Front Office Manager in supervising the Front Office Departments operation and communication

  • To assist in maintaining and / or develop agreed standards consistently within the Front Office department

  • To assist in maintaining and / or develop agreed operating procedures involved in the Front Office and to ensure that front office colleagues adhere to the correct procedures as laid down in the operating manuals

  • To set high example in regard to punctuality, appearance, performance, attitude, leadership, guest relations, observance of the house rules, loyalty to the Management and interdepartmental co-operation

  • To Maintain close relations with all VIP guests in- and out of house and responds accordingly to all their needs and demands

  • To respond quickly to guest requests or complaints in a friendly manner, taking the appropriate action to resolve matters and to follow up to ensure complete guest satisfaction

  • To ensure total compliance with standards of operation and financial compliance

  • To ensure accurate and efficient billing procedures, including the proper handling of cash and credit card transactions

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Proficient in spoken and written business English.

  • Effective communication skills with all levels of colleagues and management at all levels.

  • Minimum 3 years reception experiences at 5* luxury hotel, with minimum 1 year supervisory level or above in 5* luxury hotel in Middle East.

  • Excellent knowledge of Opera PMS, preferably Opera Cloud.

About Benefits:

We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams (AED), the local currency of the UAE. In addition, we offer generous F&B benefits, reduced hotel rates across our properties globally, excellent leave and health care package, flights home, life insurance, functional incentives and other employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant looking for a career with one of the most luxurious brands in the hospitality industry.