IHG Club InterContinental Agent F&B, Front Office, InterContinental Hotel® - DFC in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Description:

Do you see yourself as a Club InterContinental Agent F&B?

What's your passion? Whether you're into tennis, diving or karaoke, at IHG® we're interested in you. We love people who apply the same amount of passion and precision to their jobs as they do to their hobbies. Imagine working for a company that gives you Room to be yourself. Our commitment to our people is to deliver room to have a great start, to learn and grow, to perform, to be recognized and rewarded, to be involved and to take the initiative and lead.

The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) properties in Dubai Festival City consist of four hotel brands. These include the luxury brand InterContinental, the superior upscale Crowne Plaza, the lavish long-stay InterContinental Residence Suites and the vibrant mid-scale Holiday Inn (pre-opening). In addition to over 1000 bedrooms, the four properties boast a selection of high quality restaurants and bars, an impressive 3,800 square meter Event Centre across two levels, the 5,000 square meters Festival Arena by InterContinental, the luxurious Spa InterContinental, state-of-the-art gymnasium and swimming pool facilities.

We are looking for confident, sophisticated and internationally-minded people to join over 1200 colleagues who are committed to maintaining the highest standards of luxury, quality and service which define our company. We value the passion and enthusiasm of our colleagues, and encourage you to share your passion when you work with us.

At the moment we're looking for a Club InterContinental Agent F&B to join our energetic, enthusiastic and passionate team at InterContinental® Dubai Festival City .

Under the general direction of the Guest Service Manager or his / her delegate and within the limits of established InterContinental Hotels Group brand and local policies and procedures, responsible for all activities relevant to the Front Desk such as the reception, check in / out, rooming of all Hotel guests, foreign exchange and assisting them with inquiries. Promotes the desired work culture around the five core values of Trust, Integrity, Respect, One Team and Service of the InterContinental Hotels Group and the brand ethos.

The key responsibilities are:

  • Greets all guests at all times in a friendly and helpful manner and attempts to learn and use guest's name at every opportunity

  • Registers and rooms all arrivals according to established procedures

  • Maintains intimate knowledge of departmental standards and procedures

  • Performs check in, check out and room change procedures and ensures all data are entered completely into the hotel systems in accordance with reservation

  • Maintains cashier float and ensures accurate daily report of all money received

  • Cashes hotel guest's personal and travellers checks and assists with currency exchange

  • Keeps abreast of all modifications to accounting policies and procedures

  • Responsible and attends to guest's request of using the service of safety box at all times

  • Knowledgeable of all special promotion procedures, for programs such as; Seasonal Packages, Frequent Flyers Programs, and also Intercontinental Hotels Group Loyalty programs.

  • Attends to guest's complaints, inquiries and requests, referees problems to supervisor/Assistant Manager if he/she unable to assist

  • Is familiar with other Intercontinental Hotels and Resorts so that guest indicating any next destination on the registration card can be "sold" an onward booking to another InterContinental Hotels

  • Does everything possible to ensure that the guests depart the hotel with a positive impression of hotel service

  • Performs the audit balances and prepares all works for audit in an orderly fashion

  • When on night shift, checks night report, prepare the morning report and prepare all necessary forms for the guest arrival

  • Maintains comprehensive knowledge of standard reservation procedures including correct forms to use, how to read telex, e-mail, messages, and how to interpret availability sources within the reservation systems

  • Maintains exemplary deportment standards of behavior and appearance and attitude as expected in a ICHG Brand

  • Takes personal interest and pride to ensure that the front desk work area is kept clean and in an orderly state at all times

  • Endeavors to maintain the high standards of the hotel with particular regard to the importance of ICHG Loyalty Program member and other VIP's and with reference to hotel and to be a health or safety hazard

Qualifications

Ideally, you'll have some or all of the following qualifications and experience we're looking for:

  • Two years in a similar role in a five star or luxury property

  • F&B Experience in a fine-dining environment

  • Experience in a Executive Lounge preferred but not required

  • Guest Relations experience, handling VIP Guests in a refined environment

  • Proficiency in speaking and writing English

  • Arabic speaker preferred but not required

  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment

  • Excellent communication skills

  • GCC experience preferred

In return, we'll give you a competitive benefits package including salary, insurance and the opportunity to progress your career with IHG. You'll have the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you Room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please apply on-line and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to IHG.

To find out more about us or any other jobs with IHG please look at www.ihg.com/careers .

*Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Job: Club Lounge

Location: United Arab Emirates-Dubai

Requisition ID: DUB004809