Reception Manager 

Employer
Hilton Hotels
Location
London, Greater London
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
6 Jun 2022
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Reception Manager 

Here there's always (a) room for you!

 

WELCOME TO A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITIES - No two days or two hotels are the same, but our spirit and passion for hospitality always brings all our teams together to create a culture of inclusiveness, positivity and drive to achieve our common goal. “To share the light and warmth of hospitality”. With amazing training, resources and support from both managers and colleagues, there is always an opportunity to develop and grow. 

A WORLD OF REWARDS

    Smart uniform provided and laundered Free and healthy meals when on duty Grow your Career Personal Development programmes designed to support you at every step of your career A chance to make a difference through our Corporate Responsibility programmes – Find out what and how we are doing (https://cr.hilton.com) Team Member Travel Program: discounted hotel nights plus 50% off Food and Beverages (subject to individual outlets) Team Member Referral Program High street discounts: with Perks at Work Holiday: 28 days including bank holidays (increasing yearly to up to 33 days) Discounted dental and health cover Discounted Taxi when public transports stop running Short Term accommodation to support your relocation from other area of the UK Guest Experience Day 1 night stay with dinner and breakfast after successfully passing probation Modern and inclusive Team Member’s areas

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
What are we looking for?

    Previous supervisory experience in Front Office within the hotel/leisure/retail sector High level of IT proficiency 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
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

    Familiar with Property Management Systems A degree or diploma in Hotel Management or equivalent
     
 

Want to know more about this job?

Contact Suzie directly in our Recruitment Team on Suzie.Berrett@Hilton.com

 

WHAT MAKES US SPECIAL IS WHO WE ARE, AND WE ARE HILTON!

Hospitality Integrity Leadership Teamwork Ownership Now

The most recognized name in the industry, Hilton remains synonymous with the word “hotel.” From inaugural balls and Hollywood awards galas to business events and days to remember, Hilton is where the world makes history, closes the deal, toasts special occasions and gets away from it all.

Find out more about all our brands and hotels - Hilton Brands | Global Hospitality Company

 

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