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Reception Manager

Hilton Hotels
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Closing date
10 Jun 2024
Reception Manager

WELCOME TO A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITIES AT THE WORLD'S #1 BEST WORKPLACE, AWARDED BY GREAT PLACE TO WORK & FORTUNE - Everyone is made to feel valued and appreciated at our hotel. When it comes to trainings and support, nothing is ever too much. We always look out for each other here and everyone feels they can be themselves in and out of the workplace


  • Yearly rate of £29,000
  • 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 outwhat and how we are doing (
  • 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
  • Free Parking (depending on availability)
  • Discounted Taxi when public transports stop running
  • Guest Experience Day after successfully passing probation
  • Modern and inclusive Team Member’s areas
  • What will I be doing?

    • 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



    At Hilton, It Matters Where You Stay, but The Stay is only one side of the story.

    We know it takes hundreds of jobs to create unforgettable experiences for our guests – and behind every job, there’s an extraordinary person working to make each Stay magical.  That’s why at Hilton, Every Job Makes the Stay.

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