hotel recruitment

EAM – Rooms


Location: Phuket Thailand


Departments reporting to positions: -mainly Front Office and Housekeeping, dotted line IT and
engineering, security (if effecting guest room stay and safety)

Functions as the strategic business leader of the property Rooms department. Responsible for
planning, developing, implementing and evaluating the quality of propertys rooms as well as guest
satisfaction management during guest stay and services.
Position works with direct reports to develop and implement departmental strategies and ensures
implementation of the brand service strategy and brand initiatives.
The position ensures Rooms operations meet the brand standards, targets customer needs,
ensures employee satisfaction, focuses on growing revenues and maximizes the financial
performance of the department. Develops and implements property-wide strategies that deliver
products and services to meet or exceed the needs and expectations of the brands target customer
and employees and provides a return on investment to the owner and company.

Managing Profitability and Revenue Goals
• Analyzes service issues and identifies trends.
• Works with Rooms team to develop an operational strategy that is aligned with the brand's
business strategy and leads its execution.
• Reviews and audits expenses (e.g., departmental/divisional profits, payroll expenses, rooms'
expenses, cost per occupied room, previous day's occupancy and room revenues).
• Conducts weekly meetings with divisional managers and review all information pertinent to the
weeks business.
• Prepares monthly, quarterly and yearly Rooms Division financial forecasts.
• Prepares annual capital expenditures report.
• Monitors Rooms operations sales performance against budget.
• Reviews reports and financial statements to determine Rooms operations performance against
• Coaches and supports operations team to effectively manage occupancy and rate, wages and
controllable expenses.

• Compares budgeted wages to actual wages, coaching direct reports to address problem areas and
holding team accountable for results.
Ensuring and Providing Exceptional Customer Service
• Demonstrates and communicates key drivers of guest satisfaction for the brand's target customer.
• Delivers excellent customer service throughout the customer experience and encourages the same
from other employees.
• Reviews guest feedback with leadership team and ensures appropriate corrective action is taken.
• Coordinates and communicates event details both verbally and in writing to the customer and
property operations.
• Creates an atmosphere in all Rooms areas that meets or exceeds guest expectations.
• Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.
• Uses personal judgment and expertise to enhance the customer experience.
• Stays available to solve problems and/or suggest alternatives to previous arrangements.
• Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
• Stays visible and interfaces with customers on a regular basis to obtain feedback on quality of
product, service levels and overall satisfaction.
• Works to continually improve customer service by integrating obtained feedback and personal
judgment into action plans.
• Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous
• Ensures that employees understand expectations and parameters for Room duties.
• Monitor and handle guest complaints by following the instant pacification procedures and
ensuring guest satisfaction.
• Anticipate sold-out situations/and know how many rooms are overbooked. Assist in locating
alternative accommodations for guests and assist in “walking” guests, following hotel policies and
procedures. Follow-up the next day to ensure that guests are welcomed back to the hotel in
accordance with hotel policies and procedures.
• Review resumes for arriving groups; follow up with all departments to ensure preparations are
made for arrivals.

Managing and Conducting Human Resources Activities
• Facilitates the development of creative solutions to overcome obstacles and ensures
implementation to continually improve guest satisfaction results.
• Interviews and hires employees.
• Ensures employees are treated fairly and equitably.
• Ensures that regular, ongoing communication is happening in Rooms (e.g., pre-shift briefings, staff
• Fosters employee commitment to providing excellent service, participates in daily stand-up
meetings and models desired service behaviors in all interactions with guests and employees.
• Incorporates guest satisfaction as a component of staff/operations meetings with an emphasis on
generating innovative ways to continually improve results.
• Sets goals and expectations for direct reports using the performance review process and holds
staff accountable for successful performance.
• Solicits employee feedback, utilizes an “open door policy” and reviews employee satisfaction
results to identify and address employee problems or concerns.
• Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently, disciplinary procedures and
documentation are completed according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and
LSOPs) and supports the Peer Review Process.
• Conducts annual performance appraisal with direct reports according to Standard Operating
• Champions change, ensures brand and regional business initiatives are implemented and
communicates follow-up actions to team as necessary.
• Identifies talents of direct reports and their teams, and assists with their growth and development

Salary:- In line with industry standards.

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