Marriott Spa & Recreation Manager in United Arab Emirates, United Arab Emirates
At Westin, we are committed to empowering the well-being of our guests by providing a refreshing environment, thoughtful amenities, and revitalizing programming to help ensure that they leave feeling better than when they arrived. We recognize that travel can be disruptive to our guests well-being, and we re energized to assist as partners in helping them maintain control and soaring above it all while on the road. Everything we do is designed to help guests be at their best, and they appreciate our supportive attitude, anticipatory service and extensive knowledge on how to best assist them throughout their stay. We are looking for dynamic people who are excited to join the team and ready to jump into any situation to give a helping hand. If you re someone who has is positive, adaptable and intuitive, and has a genuine interest in the well-being of others around you, we invite you to discover how at Westin, together we can rise.
Position has responsibility for supervising and coordinating activities of employees delivering spa services, including salon, skin care, program coordination, reservations, reception desk, massage and locker room areas. Position focuses on ensuring guest and employee satisfaction and achieving the operating budget.
Education and Experience
2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 4 years experience in the spa, guest services, front desk, sales and marketing, or related professional area.
4-year bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years experience in the spa, guest services, front desk, sales and marketing, or related professional area.
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Supporting Management of Spa & Recreation Operations and Budgets
Ensures all employees have the proper supplies, equipment and uniforms.
Comprehends budgets, operating statements and payroll progress reports as needed to assist in the financial management of department.
Manages supplies and equipment inventories within budget.
Maintains cleanliness of spa and related areas and equipment
Understands the impact of department s operations on the overall property financial goals and objectives and managing to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.
Manages pool & Gym areas, including overall maintenance, daily upkeep and cleanliness, and the operation of cabana units.
Managing Spa & Recreation Sales and Marketing Strategy
Creates and coordinates special services for groups including group gifting programs, group amenities, group turndown gifts, letters and invitations, creating special spa & recreation services for specific groups and spa contract addendum negotiation.
Develops and Manages spa & recreation promotions including gifting programs, gift with purchase, co-op marketing efforts and holiday events.
Ensures spa & recreation services are included in all property-related marketing and advertising.
Identifies and recommending new products and product enhancements to remain competitive in the market.
Ensuring and Delivering Exceptional Customer Service
Sets a positive example for guest relations.
Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
Handles guest problems and complaints.
Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.
Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focusing on continuous improvement.
Strives to improve service performance.
Conducting Human Resources Activities
Solicits employee feedback, utilizing an open door policy and reviewing employee satisfaction results to identify and address employee problems or concerns.
Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.
Brings issues to the attention of the department manager and Human Resources as necessary.
Observes service behaviors of employees and providing feedback to individuals.
Participates in employee progressive discipline procedures.
Participates in an on-going employee recognition program.
Reviews comment cards and guest satisfaction results with employees.
Supports a Spa orientation program for employees to receive the appropriate new hire training to successfully perform their job.
Supervises on-going training initiatives and conducting training when appropriate.
Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees and ensuring employees do the same within the team.
Celebrates successes and publicly recognizes the contributions of team members.
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 support the Peer Review Process.
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.
Organization: Westin Hotels & Resorts
Location: ARE-United Arab Emirates
Requisition ID: 170027LA