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Night Luggage Porter - Casual - Knightsbridge, London

Employer
The Carlton Tower Jumeirah
Location
Knightsbridge, London
Salary
Competitive + Excellent Service Charge
Closing date
20 May 2024

Night Luggage Porter - Casual - Knightsbridge, London

About Jumeirah & the Hotel:

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

Its award-winning destinations, including the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, position service beyond expectations, signature dining experiences and artful surroundings at the heart of every guest experience. Today, Jumeirah operates a world-class portfolio of 26 properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia and employs over 9,000 colleagues, representing over 120 nationalities.

As Jumeirah continues to expand its global portfolio and scale up its operations to the next level of growth, we remain 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.

An enchanting boutique hotel in the highly exclusive area of Belgravia, London, Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel offers a collection of appointed bedrooms and suites designed to suit the needs of both the leisure and business traveler. Set against the serene backdrop of a leafy London square, this chic, contemporary retreat is located just moments away from key attractions including Hyde Park and the Royal Albert Hall. Guests have complimentary access to all facilities at the nearby Jumeirah Carlton Tower, including The Peak Health Club & Spa.

About the Job:

An opportunity has arisen for a Night Luggage Porter on a Casual contract, to join us at The Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel. The main duties and responsibilities of this role are:

  • To tidy the luggage area and Concierge desk as required.
  • To man the Telephone main switchboard as and when required.
  • To ensure all requests are the Concierge desk are handled in a professional and courteous manner.
  • To assist in the Security of the hotel by reporting any suspicious persons or happenings to the Night Manager.
  • To ensure a proper handover is prepared for the morning shift.
  • To deliver extra beds, turndown beds and clean rooms as requested by Night Manager.
  • To park cars safely when required and issue correct dockets with all details provided as blank filled in.
  • To prepare the Banqueting Boards and assist in directing guests to functions.
  • Is fully aware of his/ her work schedule and ensures adequate notice is given with circumstances when he/ she is prevented from adhering to the schedule.
  • Reports any incidents, complaints, suspicious persons or safety hazards immediately.

About you:

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

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a similar role within the hospitality industry, preferably in a luxury hotel environment.
  • Strong customer service skills with the ability to provide personalized service to discerning guests, ensuring their needs are met with efficiency and professionalism.
  • Familiarity with luggage handling procedures, including proper lifting techniques and care for guests' belongings, to maintain the hotel's high standards of service.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, to effectively interact with guests and colleagues during nighttime operations.
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining attention to detail and upholding the hotel's brand reputation.
  • Flexibility to work overnight shifts, including weekends and holidays, to ensure seamless guest service throughout the night.

About the Benefits:

Besides generous F&B benefits and reduced hotel rates across our hotels globally, this role has excellent employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant who like to associate her/himself with one of the most luxurious brands in the hospitality industry. This includes…

  • Competitive salary + excellent service charge
  • 28 holidays inclusive of Bank Holidays
  • Extra holiday for significant Birthdays (21.30.40. etc.)
  • Life insurance
  • Next pension
  • Jumeirah perks website access – discount
  • F&B and Spa treatment discount
  • Lieu day if you work on Bank Holidays
  • Dry cleaning of uniform or Business attire
  • Meals on duty
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Wellness benefits – Chiropodist, Flu jabs, and more!
  • Taxi service after hours
  • Social events & recognitions programs
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Weeding/Baby gift
  • Cycle scheme
  • Internal transfer scheme
  • Eye test and discount for VDU users
  • Dental cash back plan
  • External transfer scheme

 

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