Kempinski Hotels

  • Accra
  • Kempinski Hotels
Job Description:

  • To produce an outstanding guest experience within the Room Service and in-room-dining concepts by managing a service team in cooperation with the culinary team. The Room Service Manager provides a courteous, professional and efficient service in accordance with the outlet, hotel and Kempinski standards, driving sales and maximising profit.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Reports to Head of Department / Assistant Head of Department.
    • Responsible for Assistant Room Service Manager, Room Service Order Takers, Room Service Waiters / Waitresses, Minibar Attendants.
    • Set an example by reporting to duty punctually wearing business attire according to the hotels dress code & Kempinski grooming standards, maintaining a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene at all times.
    • Provide a professional and courteous service at all times and ensure that all employees of the Room Service outlet follow the example.
    • Ensure that the place of work and surrounding area is kept clean and organised at all times.
    • Execute and demand the team to execute the highest level of service and set-up standards at all times.
    • Be knowledgeable of all services and products offered by the hotel.
    • Set an example in terms of service and product knowledge.
    • Actively participate in Room Service menu design in cooperation with the Culinary Team, Bar Manager and Chef Sommelier / Sommelier.
    • Organise tastings of new Room Service menus for Room Service employees.
    • Perform up selling for all items offered by the department assigned as well as offering alternatives.
    • Be knowledgeable to operate the existing POS system based on the trained responsibility level as assigned in the department.
    • Produce reports and analysis of the outlet and present report in the monthly performance meeting.
    • Lead the Room Service Outlet efficiently in cost and expenses, constantly delivering the highest quality as well as driving high top line revenue and profit.
    • Assist in preparation of the Room Service budget.
    • Assist the Culinary Team with the planning of the amenities.
    • Execute the distribution of the amenities as the per the amenity plan.
    • Handle the Minibar operations as per hotel’s standards.
    • Conduct monthly inventory of operating supplies and equipment together with the Stewarding Department.
    • Obtain an account for the correct settlement of all sales and be overall responsible for outlet floats when and as required.
    • Identify errors and correct them as required during set-up, service and breakdown of operations.
    • Implement a flexible work schedule based on business patterns.
    • Establish a pool of qualified and trained full and part time employees in conjunction with the hotel’s People Services Department.
    • Ensure an effective payroll control through a flexible work force maximizing the utilization of part time employees and closely cooperating with other Food & Beverage departments.
    • Monitor operating supplies, equipment and reduce spoilage and wastage successfully.
    • Attend and contribute to all staff meetings, departmental trainings and hotel initiated trainings.
    • Attend daily or weekly meetings with the kitchen team and fostering team work to constantly develop the Room Service for more success.
    • Attend all required trainings as described by the department.
    • Conduct daily pre-shift meetings to employees on preparation, guest profile, service and special requirements.
    • Report incidents requiring disciplinary actions immediately to the Head of Department.
    • Prepare and review all departmental operations manual updates annually in accordance with the Assistant Head of Department.
    • Support all activities and cooperation with the suppliers.
    • Monitor and constantly improve quality and guest satisfaction of the outlet with the given tools (Leading Quality Assurance, Customer Satisfaction Survey).
    • Organise all required outlet specific trainings as described by the department.
    • Undertake reasonable tasks and secondary duties as appointed by the Head of Department.
    • Respond to any changes in the department as dictated by the hotel management.
    • Handle guest enquiries and complaints in a courteous and efficient manner and report to Head of Department / Assistant Head of Department ensuring that the follow up is performed with the guest.
    • Ensure that the opening and closing procedures established for the outlet are followed.
    • Act as Food & Beverage Duty Manager during the absence of the Food & Beverage Head of Department and Assistant Head of Department.
    • Assign responsibilities to subordinates implementing a multi-tasking principle and check their performance periodically.

    Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

    • HND in Hospitality Management or Related Field
    • Minimum 2 years in F&B supervisory role, preferably with a 5* hotel chain
    • Excellent oral and written skills
    • Ability to work independently, thrive under pressure in challenging circumstances and come up with proactive, rational solutions.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with hotel staff and clients/vendors.
    • Ability to identify and delegate tasks effectively.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
    • Applies a professional, confidential and ethical approach at all times.
    • Works in a safe, prudent and organized manner

    Notice

    We would like to formally notify that Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City does not request or impose any fees or charges from prospective candidates for the consideration of their candidacy or at any stage of the recruitment process. It is imperative for individuals seeking employment with us to exercise caution and refrain from placing trust in any agency or individual who claims to represent us and demands fees for facilitating or securing employment opportunities. Your understanding and cooperation in this matter are greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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