Front Office Agent

at Accor
Published June 23, 2022
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Category Admin  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Front Office Agent

Raffles The Palm

Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Category Rooms

 

We are far more than a worldwide leader. We are more than 240 000 women and men who share something unique.

Each and every day we host the world. We care for millions of people. We are all moved by curiosity. We love blending cultures. We are proud of our differences

Yes, we lead the way. But we want to go further, with audacity, with imagination, with passion

 

RAFFLES THE PALM

 

Raffles the Palm Dubai is on the western crescent of Palm Jumeirah, the world’s largest manmade island and archipelago. This luxurious five-star hotel with 391 spacious rooms, suites and villas is embellished with hand-crafted Italian touches and offset by carefully selected amenities to complete the atmosphere of elegance. Guests can enjoy panoramic views, a private beach, state of the art entertainment and recreational facilities, including specialist boutiques, a VIP movie theatre, signature and private restaurants complemented by exquisite banqueting and conference spaces.

 

When visiting Raffles, guests will discover the individual personality and story offered by the hotel. At the essence of every Raffles is the delivery of thoughtful, personal and discreet service to well-travelled guests.  Raffles Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning, luxury international hotel company with a history dating back to 1887 with the opening of Raffles Hotel, Singapore.  The portfolio currently comprises eleven luxurious properties, from secluded resorts to city hotels in key locations around the world.

 

THE POSITION

 

To manage all activities relevant to the Front Desk such as the reception, check in / out, cashiering, foreign exchange and assisting guest with inquiries.

 

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Register and room all guest arrivals according to established procedures

Perform check in, check out and room change procedures and ensure all data are accurately entered into the hotel system

Maintain cashier float and ensure accurate daily report of all money received

Cash hotel guests’ personal and travelers checks and assist with currency exchange

Keep abreast of all modifications to accounting policies and procedures

Attend to guests’ 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 Hotels Group Loyalty programs

Attend to guest’s complaints, inquiries and requests, refer problems to supervisor/Assistant Manager if he/she unable to assist

Is familiar with other Raffles properties so that guest indicating any next destination on the registration card can be “sold” an onward booking to another Raffles property

Ensure that the guests depart the hotel with a positive impression of hotel service

Perform the audit balances and prepare all reports for audit in an orderly fashion

When on night shift, check night report, prepare morning report and prepare all necessary forms for guest arrivals

Maintain comprehensive knowledge of standard reservation procedures

Maintain exemplary department standards of behavior and appearance and attitude

Ensure front desk work area is kept clean and in an orderly state at all times

Is fully aware of the Credit policy

Adhere to OH&S policies and procedures

Perform related duties and special projects assigned

 

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

 

Strong written and verbal communication skill in English

Able to develop rapport with and gain support from Colleagues and Management staff

Ability to work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team

Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Ability to promote positive relations with all guests and patrons

Able to exercise good judgment with difficult guests

Understanding and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Post Secondary Education or relevant qualifications in Hotel Management

EXPERIENCE

 

Minimum 2 years Guest Relations experience preferably in a four or five star hotel

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