Team Leader

  • Job Reference: HEA1435
  • Date Posted: 11 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Heeton Hospitality UK
  • Location: Ibis Styles Kensington, London (South West)
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Salary
  • Sector: Hotels
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The moment a guest steps into one of our hotels, they walk into a genuinely memorable experience. As a Team Leader you'll deliver this through managing all aspects of the front office; you'll also create the warm atmosphere that makes our guests feel at home in any location.

Your day-to-day

People

  • Manage day-to-day staffing needs, plan and assign work and establish performance and development goals for team members. Provide mentoring, coaching and regular feedback to improve team member performance
  • Educate and train team members in compliance with UK laws and safety regulations. Ensure staff is properly trained and has the tools and equipment to carry out job duties
  • Ensure your team are properly trained on systems, security, service and quality standards Financial
  • Help prepare annual departmental operating budget and financial plans. Monitor budget and control labour costs and expenses with a focus on rate strategy, building initiatives and inventory management
  • Oversee night audit function and preparation of daily financial reports
  • Develop plans to increase occupancy and ADR through walk-ins and upselling at the front desk

              

Guest Experience

  • Ensure your Front Office team delivers great service, professional attention and personal recognition
  • Ensure guests are greeted upon arrival and make time to engage with guests. Respond appropriately to guest complaints, solicit feedback and build relationships to drive continuous improvement in guest satisfaction
  • Conduct routine inspections of the front office and public areas and take immediate actions to correct any deficiencies Responsible Business
  • Check billing instructions and guest credit for compliance with hotel credit policy and ensure all transactions are handled in a secure manner
  • Train team members on PBX procedures and serve as a central communications point during emergency/crisis situations
  • Perform other duties as assigned. May also serve as Manager on Duty

  Accountabilities 

This position is part of the property Management team and is directly accountable to the Hotel Operations Manager and Dual - Site General Manager.  You are responsible for the day to day operation of the hotels front desk.

What we need from you

  • Previous experience in a hotel reception or reception management position
  • Must speak fluent English
  • Secondary Education preferred

Why you should apply

  • Annual bonus for all Team Members
  • Fantastic career potential with one of the UK's fastest growing hotel operators
  • Employees staff rates across our properties
  • Complimentary overnight stays in our properties 
  • Retention bonus on completion of 3 and 6 month service
  • Service based annual leave (increase up to a maximum of 5 extra days)

Our central London base puts you within easy reach of some of the world's most famous cultural attractions, with the Royal Albert Hall, London Olympia Exhibition Hall, National History Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum all within a 10-minute drive. From the vibrant mural that greets you in the lobby to our 116 beautifully designed en suite bedrooms.

In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process