Vol. 62 April-May 2017 Newsletter

Rooms Opportunities

(Japanese) Director of Rooms – Bali

Must be a Japanese national.

A strong Rooms Division person is required with extensive experience in 5* International groups. Large property experience is important, along with SE Asian experience.

Luxury hotel background is mandatory in luxury resorts / hotels.

Salary: Negotiable for right person

Assistant Front Office Manager - Caribbean

Our client a luxury five star resort in the Caribbean requires a dynamic Assistant Front Office Manager to help manage the Front Desk, Bells, Shuttle & PBX Staff and joint responsibility with Accounts for Night Audit. It is a 24 hour front desk operation.

Experience and Education requirements required to qualify for a work permit:
• 3-5 years progressive front office experience with at least two years of front office management level in a luxury hotel
• Must possess strong interpersonal skills with emphasis on professional communication and organization.
• Must be computer literate and proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite and hotel property management systems (preferably Opera)
• A degree or diploma in Hotel Management or equivalent preferred
Compensation Details: Salary is base US $48 K + expat benefits

Butler Services Manager – Caribbean

Our client a super luxury large five star resort in the Caribbean requires a Butler Services Manager who will be assisting the Director of Butler Services in managing over 35 Butlers in the Butler Services department. He/she should have good experience in this area or solid experience in Guest Services for a large luxury resort operation. Excellent communication skills and superior written and spoken English speaking skills is preferred. Please note this is a single marital status opportunity or married with no children.

Salary Package is Base US $40k plus guaranteed bonus of US $8000 plus accommodation allowance of US $1650 and all other ex-pat benefits
Director of Rooms - Indonesia

A strong Director of Rooms is required for a superior 5* hotel located in the busy city center of Jakarta.

The Director of Rooms will report to the Resident Manager and will be involved with the operations of the entire Rooms Division of this 550 room magnificent property, with several recognized F&B outlets, large banquet and meeting areas, spa and health facilities.

This is a great opportunity for a current Director of Rooms to step up to a more senior EAM Rooms role. You must meet with the following criteria to qualify for this role:

  • An extensive experience in Rooms division; Front Office, Housekeeping, Security, etc.
  • Minimum 6-8 years of experience in a similar large (more than 500 rooms) property in a busy city center location in prime cities.
  • "Luxury" hotel background in top International brands.
  • SE Asia experience will be a big plus and International hotel experience is mandatory.
  • Hotel Management Degree/Diploma in a recognized institute.
  • Must have solid knowledge in all Front Office and Rooms related computer systems.

Salary + all expat benefits.

EAM Rooms - Caribbean

Our client a five star luxury resort with over 500 rooms requires an experienced Executive Assistant Manager who will oversee the Rooms Division department and will report to Resort Manager. He/she must have luxury experience and also experience in a resort environment. He/she will oversee a staff of over 600 including Front Office, Housekeeping, Butler Services, Laundry etc. He/she should have excellent communication skills especially in English.

Salary package is for full family status. US $70 k base per annum tax free plus guaranteed bonus of US$8000 per annum. Housing allowance is US $2500 plus all ex-pat benefits and relocation

Executive Housekeeper – Caribbean

Our client a multi award winning five star luxury resort in the Caribbean requires an experienced Executive Housekeeper who will report and assist the Director of Housekeeping. This role oversees over 250 staff and supervisory team of over 20 Assistant Managers and Supervisors.
He/she requires to be physically fit in order to meet the needs of this demanding role which oversees a large Housekeeping department which includes over 500 rooms and villas, large number of restaurants, meeting space and grounds. In addition this role also oversees the Laundry department and Linen room.

Competitive Salary Package: Competitive base salary tax free (negotiable depending on experience) plus housing, medicals and company ex-pat benefits. Gratuity, approx. $8000 per annum depending on occupancy, deduction for medical cover approx. $200 per month. Accommodation allowance $1650 US will be given (utility bills, water and electricity paid by yourself).

Executive Housekeeper – Jakarta

Qualifications and experience in 5* luxury properties, especially in Europe is important for this role. A 5* prestigious hotel located in the busy city center of Jakarta, is urgently seeking an Executive Housekeeper with solid hands on experience in "luxury" properties.

As this property has more than 550 rooms, with several award winning restaurants and state of the art facilities, the ideal candidate will currently be an Executive Housekeeper with several years of luxury and large hotel experience. The candidate must be committed, hands on and dynamic guest focused housekeeping professional with an ability to deliver extraordinary levels of customer service and provide creative solutions to the guests.
You will also be required to be an excellent leader and trainer for your Housekeeping team.

Salary + benefits.

Front Office Manager – Caribbean

Our client, an ultra-luxury resort in the Caribbean belonging to a well-known luxury brand requires a highly experienced Front Office Manager . He/she will lead the Rooms Division team and report to the Hotel Manager.

Requirements:

• Travelling single or with partner
• Available to start 6 – 8 weeks from acceptance of offer (dependent on Immigration approvals)

Compensation Details: Salary range is 60k - 65K (Commensurate with experience) plus expat benefits

Director of Rooms – Saudi Arabia

**PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO LEBANESE NATIONALS**

Our client a new 4/5 star Hotel/Resort with over 100 villas and multiple restaurants in Saudi Arabia has asked us to assist them in identifying a suitable individual for a progressive opportunity as a Director of Rooms.

Job Description:

The candidate will report directly to the General Manager and will be responsible to lead the team of the Front Office, Guest Services, Housekeeping and Engineering Departments ensuring the brand’s high service standards are met.

Additional Responsibilities:
•Prepare annual budget and lead his/her management team to ensure targets are met
•Control all purchases
•Ensure effective RevPAR targets are met
•Oversee selection and training of staff
•Assist in the preparation of the annual strategic plan

Qualifications:
•At least 2 experience in a senior management related role
•2 year degree in Hospitality related field
•Highly responsible and reliable
•Strong interpersonal skills and can work in a fast paced team environment

COMPENSATION: Annual Salary $36,000-48,000 USD Net Negotiable plus bonus, accommodation, health benefits, transportation, annual air ticket, cell phone, single or married.

Rooms Director - Maldives

Responsibilities include directing, leading and managing the Resort’s Rooms Division operations, including but not limited to Front Line Guest Services, Housekeeping, Jiva Spa. The objective is the assurance of a seamless and efficient operations by providing quality service and product offerings.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic planning and implementation

Responsible for the development and implementation of the Rooms annual business plan and medium term strategies, as well as establishing key performance objectives and plans to ensure the resort meets its business targets and drives sustainable, profitable growth.

Other Responsibilities

Providing advice and assistance on operational policies and procedures to all Associates and managers as required and proactively promoting a greater understanding of these throughout the organization.

Profile Requirement:

•Must have a degree or diploma in Hotel Management
•Must have at least five and above years of experience in handling Rooms Division team as head of department.
•Should be a European Nationality (only female candidate can apply)
•Must have worked in luxury hotels & resort in an international property. (At a destination like Europe. UAE, Maldives or Seychelles)
•Knowledge of additional foreign language will be preferred.
•Age preference- below 40  year

Salary: $48,000US/year


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