Night Manager

  • Job Reference: HOT0AO44
  • Date Posted: 4 June 2024
  • Employer: Hilton
  • Website: http://jobs.hilton.com
  • Location: Woking, Surrey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:
**Exciting Opportunities to Join the “Pre-Opening Team” at Hilton Woking - Launching in Summer 2024!**

Get ready to be part of something truly extraordinary at Hilton Woking, as we prepare to unveil our doors in Summer  2024 and take a leading role in Woking's Victoria Square redevelopment. Join us on our journey, where we are committed to fostering a unique team culture, becoming an integral part of the community, and embracing sustainable practices in everything we do.

Our upcoming hotel will showcase 189 guest rooms, including 12 exclusive suites. Guests will immerse themselves in the warm ambiance of our lobby bar, GLOW, indulge in culinary delights at the all-dining restaurant, OXBO, and enjoy breath-taking views at the chic Sky Bar, LOFT. The success of our hotel relies on hosting Meetings & Events for up to 500 guests, making it imperative to assemble a high-performing team committed to delivering the ultimate guest experience across all areas of our business.

A WORLD OF REWARDS
• Competitive Salary
• Uniform provided and laundered
• Free and healthy meals when on duty
• Grow your Career
• Personal Development programmes designed to support you at every step of your career
• A chance to make a difference through our Corporate Responsibility programmes – Find out what and how we are doing (https://cr.hilton.com)
• Team Member Travel Program: discounted hotel nights plus 50% off Food and Beverages (subject to individual outlets)
• Team Member Referral Program
• High street discounts: with Perks at Work
• Holiday: 28 days including bank holidays (increasing yearly to up to 33 days)
• Discounted dental and health cover
• Modern and inclusive Team Member’s areas
• Travel -We encourage where possible to embrace green travel to work as a powerful way to make a positive impact on the environment and your community, you can opt for biking, walking, carpooling, or using public transportation to reduce your carbon footprint, ease traffic congestion, and promote a healthier lifestyle. By choosing sustainable commuting options, you not only contribute to a greener planet but also inspire others to join in creating a more eco-conscious and vibrant community. 

A Night Manager oversees the night-hour supervision of the Front Office Team to ensure that Team Members are prepared and well-informed to deliver our Guests an exceptional experience from check-in through check-out.

What will I be doing?
• Oversee the entire Front Office operation to maintain high standards
• Serve as a point of contact for regular and VIP Guests
• Complete Night Audit duties
• Maximise room occupancy at best rates and use up-selling techniques to promote hotel services and facilities
• Understand and demonstrate correct procedures regarding the acceptance of foreign currencies, credit cards and cash in accordance with the hotel credit policy
• Represent the Hotel Manager and other senior managers in their absence, taking full responsibility of the hotel
• Manage, record and promptly resolve issues or emergencies that arise
• Demonstrate current knowledge of hotel products, services, pricing and policies, as well as knowledge of the local area
• Act in accordance with all security and emergency procedures and manage the instigation of these, as required
• Compile adequate handover to Early staff / Duty Manager
• Attend appropriate training courses, when required, and assist with the Night Team's training and development efforts
• Act in accordance with policies and procedures when working with front of house equipment and property management systems
• Conduct annual and mid-year Appraisals with Team Members
• Conduct Health and Safety Checks and Night Walks, and maintain a good status awareness of all hotel areas
• Assist other departments, as necessary

What are we looking for?
• Previous supervisory experience in Front Office within the hotel/leisure/retail
• High level of IT proficiency
• Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
• Accountable and resilient
• Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
• Ability to work under pressure
• Excellent grooming standards
• Flexibility to respond to a variety of work situations
• Ability to work on your own and as part of a team

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
• Previous experience in the hotel industry
• Previous experience with Front Office Management Systems
• Previous experience with cash handling

EVERY JOB MAKES THE STAY.
At Hilton, It Matters Where You Stay, but The Stay is only one side of the story.

We know it takes hundreds of jobs to create unforgettable experiences for our guests – and behind every job, there’s an extraordinary person working to make each Stay magical.  That’s why at Hilton, Every Job Makes the Stay.

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