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Aimbridge Hospitality Dual Operations Manager in Fort Wayne, Indiana

The primary responsibilities for the Dual Operations Manager will be focused on routine operational tasks and supervising others in their operational assignments at 2 hotels. Other duties may be assigned as required by the business and/or training for career advancement. Ensure guest satisfaction and the efficient operation of the hotel by supervising back of the house operating departments in the absence of the General Manager and/or the Manager on Duty. Assist the General Manager by continually focusing on achieving hotel profitability through revenue generation cost control guest satisfaction and development of associates. The Dual Operations Manager may function to support a number of areas at the property including: Housekeeping Engineering/Maintenance F&B PBX Bell staff Front Office and Banquets. This position will be directed and supervised by a Department Head or General Manager. Exempt associates are expected to work as much of each workday as is necessary to complete their job responsibilities.

Exempt managers must customarily and regular direct the work of at least 3 full-time associates or their equivalents. Primary duties must consist of administrative executive or professional tasks more than 50 percent of the time and job duties must also involve the use of discretion and independent judgement more than 50 percent of the time.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 3 years progressive experience in a Rooms or F&B department Hotel; or a 4-year college degree and at least 1 to 2 years' experience in a Rooms or F&B department at a Hotel; or a 2-year college degree and at least 2 years of experience in a Rooms or F&B department at a Hotel.

  • Previous supervisory experience required.

  • Must be proficient in Windows Operating Systems

  • Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.

  • Must work well in stressful high-pressure situations.

  • Must maintain composure and objectivity under pressure.

  • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace including anticipating preventing identifying and solving problems as necessary.

  • Must have the ability to assimilate complex information data etc. from disparate sources and consider adjust or modify to meet the constraints of the particular need.

  • Must be effective at listening to understanding clarifying and resolving the concerns and issues raised by co-workers and guests.

  • Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data and basic arithmetic functions.

  • Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive friendly courteous and service oriented manner.

  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Aimbridge Hospitality standards as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.

  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming which include compliance with Aimbridge Hospitality's dress code and wearing a nametag when working (per brand standards)

  • Comply and ensure adherence to Aimbridge Hospitality standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.

  • Comply with certification requirements as applicable for position to include: Food Handlers Alcohol Awareness CPR & First Aid.

  • Ensure the efficient operation of the hotel in the absence of the General Manager by supervising and supporting the Engineering and Housekeeping departments. Use competencies from Aimbridge & Brand training materials to develop self in all operational departments. Work with Department Heads to gain a good understanding of each position and how it affects the operation of the hotel.

  • Assist in creating an environment where employees make empowered decisions to ensure guest satisfaction. Follow up on all empowerment successes and opportunities with the appropriate Department Head.

  • Assist the General Manager with the creation of financial reports as required by the Corporate Office. Meet all Corporate imposed deadlines as well as those imposed by the General Manager.

  • Participate in required M.O.D. coverage as scheduled.

  • Ensure that training in service standards is taking place in each department using the steps to effective training.

  • Assist the General Manager in recruiting hiring and training for Guest Services based on occupancy

  • Ensure weekly meetings with Front Desk to address oversell settings and react accordingly

  • Assist in creating a positive team-oriented environment that focuses on the guest through employee development and motivation.

  • Assist the General Manager to maintain compliance with Preventative Maintenance and Deep Cleaning Programs through the daily and/or weekly inspection of rooms with the Housekeeping Manager and Property Engineer.

  • Ensure that employees are at all times attentive friendly courteous and efficient in their interactions with guests management and all other employees.

  • Be familiar with S.O.P.'s in all Operations departments.

  • Maintain a professional working relationship and promote open lines of communication with managers employees and other departments.

  • Ensure that all employees receive fair and equitable treatment according to Aimbridge Hospitality S.O.P.'s.

  • Complete required corporate training modules and become certified to train those as required.

  • Generally a promotional opportunity will require relocation to another property.

  • Be in the public areas during peak times greeting guests and offering assistance as needed.

  • Maintain procedures for handling of the hotel safe specifically with regard to security

  • Attend all scheduled meetings that take place on the property when you are scheduled.

With a convenient location right off I-69 and only minutes from Fort Wayne International Airport with free shuttle service, this hotel features many thoughtful amenities along with spacious accommodations.The Hilton Garden Inn Fort Wayne is ideally situated only a short distance from many popular points of interest. The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, Lincoln Museum and a number of golf courses are all easily accessible.Guestrooms at the Fort Wayne Hilton Garden Inn are furnished with free high-speed internet access, microwaves and refrigerators. The hotel also features on-site dining options, modern fitness facilities and a 24-hour business center

Job ID: 2020-13709

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Street: 8615 US Highway 24 W

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