POSITION TITLE : CONCIERGE
DEPARTMENT : ROOM/FRONT OFFICE
Responsible for the entire operation of the Uniform Service and Information Section, supervises the staffs to maintain the high quality of services, activities, policies and procedures.
1.Reports directly to Front Office Manager/Room Division Manager.
2.Assistant Managers, Bell Captain. Guest Relations. Telephone Operators, Reception.
3.All Department Heads or Executive Management.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
1.Preparation of work schedules for the Concierge desk taking into consideration projected occupancy and group movements.
2.Implementation of procedures ( and supervision) relating to tasks undertaken by the concierge desk.
3.Responsible for the training of all concierge staff.
4.Developing and maintaining useful contacts with tour companies, restaurants and other facilities, will assist in obtaining reservations on behalf of guest.
5.Having a complete knowledge of the hotel its food and beverage outlets, conference and banquet facilities, general layout and working relationship between departments.
6.Being knowledge about the city - restaurants, theaters, shopping, cinemas, transport systems, sporting facilities, banks, consulate and special events, special venues of importance.
7.Responsible for the arranging of tour bookings.
8.Handling all outgoing guest mail, messages, telexes, facsimiles and special deliveries.
9.Responsible for the handling of all incoming guest mail, messages, telexes, facsimiles and special deliveries.
10.Arranging the" outside" errands required by guests e.g. collection of theater tickets, parcel delivery, luggage /shoes repair etc.
11.Maintaining order and security of guests keys and other selected keys kept in the Front Office. Ensuring keys are issued to the right guest and correctly slotted when returned. Also that the weekly key inventory is done and the necessary keys are ordered from Engineering.
12.To ensure that all concierge staff are aware of hotel policies and procedures and are kept up to date and current memos, hotel activities and special promotions.
13.To be aware of emergency procedures and report anything which may be considered a safety or health hazard immediately.
14.Ensure that logbook is signed daily and that all current notices and briefings are read.
15.Supervise staff and ensure that they adhere to proper roster and standards of grooming and discipline expected of them.
16.To Liaise with Guest Relations Manager on daily basis about VIP guest arriving at the hotel.
17.To be aware of what is going on In and Outside the hotel.
18.To have sufficient knowledge of hotel functions so as to pass on information to inquiring guests.
19.Attend morning briefings, weekly meetings as well as any special meetings.
20.Attend functions inside and outside the hotel in official capacity as the" Chief Concierge" of the hotel.
21.Handling of any problems associated with guests.
22.Inspects the equipment used by uniformed service are in good order and report to Front Office Manager if any irregularities.
23.To arrange the parking space for the Long Staying Guests.
24.To check the cleanliness and the safety of guest's luggage stored at the baggage room.
25.In addition to all duties mentioned above, the concierge shall carry out to the best of his ability the duties entrusted to him by the Front Office Manager or his designate at any given time.
Thursday, April 29, 2010
POSITION TITLE : CONCIERGE