Vacancies At Kempinski Hotel Ghana 2018

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12 Apr, 2018

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

The Lady in Red is an iconic symbol of Kempinski and is in essence the Hotel Ambassador (or First Lady). As an extended arm of the General Manager she welcomes, meets and farewells hotel guests and is responsible for the communication with all guests providing highest quality service standards. The Lady in Red is empowered to take immediate decisions in respect to guest wellbeing.

Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City – Accra is the only five-star luxury hotel offering state of the art meeting facilities and services in the city. Conveniently located in the downtown area and in close proximity to the State House, the Accra International Conference Centre and the National Theatre. The property has 269 luxury rooms (largest room size in Accra), 24 suites, a variety of F&B offerings as well as large conference facilities and the largest SPA in West Africa (opening soon), a perfect mix of categories to meet the needs of both corporate and conference visitors to the country

Job Description

Job Title: Lady in Red

Overall Objectives

The job of Lady in Red is executed satisfactorily when:
• LQA (Leading Quality Assurance) audit results are 85% and above.
• CSS (Customer Satisfaction Survey) results are rated on an average with “5” and above.
• Hotel and Outlets are promoted.
• Guest complaints are minimized and if occur followed up efficient and are reported to Operations team.
• In case of immediate need, the Lady in Red helps with reception duties.

Main Responsibilties

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• Communication of hotel & company philosophy and internal hotel representation.
• Have an in-depth knowledge of the hotel and the geographical layout of the city / surroundings.
• Knowledgeable about all VIPs in-house, hotel functions and special events.
• Collect as much feedback information on VIPs as possible (on daily basis) by checking e.g. Google, Opera PMS company wide, briefs and distribute this information within the hotel to all relevant departments by e.g. daily guest fact sheets/reports, newsletter, etc. and ensure information is updated in the guest profile.
• Welcome, facilitate and bid farewell to as many guests as possible.
• Top VIPs MUST be welcomed upon arrival, escorted to their room and bid farewell upon departure.
• Liaise with FOM and GM, to prepare tailor made guest itinerary for Top VIP’s when appropriate and coordinate VIP greetings and departures – ahead of time.
• Obtain as much information about a guest’s stay to be entered in the guest history.
• Welcome visitors to the hotel, assist with general information, internal promotions and directions.
• Handle guest complaints and requests in a polite and efficient manner, give further instructions to the relevant staff if needed to ensure optimal guest satisfaction.
• Maintain a record of all complaints and requests, follow up and inform concerned operating departments.
• Perform special projects and related duties as assigned.
• Walk throughout the hotel recognizing guests and engage with them appropriately.
• Attend & participate in daily briefings as scheduled.
• Report potential and existing hazards and rectified immediately.
• Provide information to all guests regarding the services and possible internal promotions of the hotel.
• Senior Management on any unusual circumstances that might affect guest service and expectation.
• Take decisions on upgrades / comps / rebates etc. as per stipulated hotel policies and procedures.
• Participate in training programmes.
• Additional responsibilities and tasks can be added at any time according to the needs of the business and of the hotel.

Desired Skills and Responsibilities

• Bachelor Degree in Hospitality Management or related field
• Minimum of 3 years experience in a Manager level position in Front Office or Guest Relations preferably in an international five star hotel
• Ability to work and communicate in a multinational environment
• English – excellent oral and written skills
• Preferably as Section Head in 5 star property.
• Proven track record with good progression.
• Mature & Customer focused.
• Additional language – beneficial
• Luxury Hotel Experiences
• People Oriented
• Passionate for European luxury
• Good Communication skills
• Ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with hotel staff and clients/vendors.
• Ability to identify and delegate tasks effectively.
• Excellent organisational and time management skills.
• Applies a professional, confidential and ethical approach at all times.
• Works in a safe, prudent and organized manner.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
• Basic knowledge of Micros
• Comprehensive Opera knowledge
• Up Selling techniques
• Microsoft Excel and Statistical knowledge
• Ability to work independently, thrive under pressure in challenging circumstances and come up with proactive, rational solutions.
• Food & Beverage and Sales experience is a plus
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
• Advanced knowledge of Opera
• Basic knowledge of Micros

About Kempinski

Hoteliers since 1897, we have travelled the world in search of the most fascinating destinations without ever forgetting the finest traditions of our European heritage. We are dedicated to please, educated to entertain, and we never compromise on the European elegance of service. We pride ourselves on delivering a beautiful performance for each and every one of our guests. And for our employees, we provide a stage on which they can flourish and realise their full potential.

Embrace an experience as individual as you are!
• Bachelor Degree in Hospitality Management or related field
• Minimum of 3 years experience in a Manager level position in Front Office or Guest Relations preferably in an international five star hotel

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