Duty Manager
Novotel Visakhapatnam Varun Beach
VISAKHAPATNAM, East India, India
4d ago

Job Level

National under local employment status (or Foreigner already entitled to be recruited for this role)

Job / National under local employment status (or Foreigner already entitled to be recruited for this role) Fixed-term contract : No Status Full Time Anticipated Start Date 27-06-2019


Level of Education Associate Areas of study Hospitality Management Professional experiences 1 to 2 years Languages essential English Optional languages Hindi

Key tasks

  • Leadership skills that utilize persuasion and motivation to attain organizational goals is the most desirable management quality, followed by honesty, integrity, ethical behavior, tactfulness, openness, and cultural awareness;
  • Ability to accept responsibility.
  • Self-confidence, motivation, drive and tenacity.
  • Ability to enhance organizational performance.
  • Ability to clearly delegate tasks and responsibilities.
  • Ability to think strategically, inductively, and creatively.
  • And the propensity to recognize and acknowledge other peoples’ ideas.
  • Manages and motivates front office teams in order to provide high quality services for guests
  • Responsible for the smooth functioning and for the satisfactory rooming and welfare of all guests of Novotel Visakhapatnam Varun Beach.
  • Responsible for Reception, Concierge operations, Hospitality and Cashier.
  • Liaise with different departments for smooth and coordinated work.
  • Ensure cleanliness of all areas under the Front Office viz., Lobby, corridors, main staircase and drive away.
  • Ensure to interact with the guests & enable the team to understand guest requirements.
  • Ensure that the arrivals and departures for the day and relevant records are maintained.
  • Ensure quality in all aspects of work and among the staff in the lobby.
  • Keeps track of the standard of services delivered, based on guest comments and quality audits
  • Updates and Checks that information in the directory and e-directory is up-to-date.
  • Personally welcome and escort all guests of Novotel Visakhapatnam Varun Beach.
  • Authorize courtesies for V.I.P’s.
  • Ensure that regular training is conducted as per the standards.
  • Ensures that guests' have a smooth running stay at the hotel
  • Deal with the inquiries and complaints of the Guests tactfully and initiate follow-up action.
  • Responsible for maintaining high level of room sales, by up selling.
  • Ensure that the log book is maintained.
  • Ensure maximum room occupancy within agreed overbooking policy.
  • Ensure to balance the accounts on a daily basis.
  • Adhere to the Standard Operating Procedures & policies.
  • Check outstanding of in-house guests on a daily basis.
  • To check whether the following records are kept in order and up to date.
  • a) C forms

    b)Reception / Information Log Book

  • Ensure that the luggage of incoming and outgoing guests is handled quickly and efficiently.
  • Ensure that all mail and messages awaiting arrival of incoming guests are promptly delivered.
  • Check the grooming and hygiene of the team.
  • Ensure all V.V.I.P room inspection in coordination with House Keeping Department.
  • Ensure that newspapers and parcels are delivered in the rooms without delay.
  • To be readily available at all times to deal with problems or complaints.
  • Ensure effective and speedy check-in & check-out facilities.
  • Deal with the inquiries and complaints of the Guests tactfully and initiate follow-up action.
  • Ensure that the entrance is easily accessible to cars and taxis at all times.
  • Conduct briefing for concierge and Front Office Assistants.
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    Novotel accompanies each employee throughout their career.Integration, geographic mobility, bridging provision, skills development everyoneis given the opportunity to progress quickly and go further. Impossible is not Novotel.

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