Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Executive Assistant Manager (EAM) - Wyndham Garden Dammam in Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Wyndham Garden Dammam is now seeking an Executive Assistant Manager to join our team in Saudi Arabia.
The Executive Assistant Manager is responsible for continually focusing on achieving highest level of service and department profitability through revenue generation, cost controls, guest satisfaction and developing Team members, while maintaining the integrity of the hotel.
Ensure that Team members are at all times attentive, friendly, courteous and efficient in their interactions with guests, management, vendors and other Team members.
Assists in hotel sales efforts, including calling on top ten accounts, meeting clients, hosting lunches and receptions, and meeting with on-site contacts on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
Tour the operating departments, daily making adjustments as needed via department heads.
Attends staff meetings, including training sessions presented by managers and self-using the steps to effective training according to Wyndham standards.
Actively be involved in developing Team members for future advancement through competency training and corporate sponsored training programs as assigned by Supervisor.
Maintain contact with and monitor the development of trainees.
Adhere to all Wyndham policies and procedures and train new Team members to ensure compliance.
Assists in the Wyndham’s budget process as required.
Ensure that training in service standards is taking place in each department according to Wyndham standards.
Assist in creating a positive team-oriented environment which focuses on the guest, through Team member development and motivation.
Inspect rooms and public area regularly with both the Head of Housekeeping and Head of Engineering.
Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of the physical property through inspections and preventive maintenance programs with department managers.
Motivate and coach personnel according to Wyndham SOP's and ensure that Team members are in compliance to the standards.
Ensure that all Team members receive fair and equitable treatment according to Wyndham SOP's.
Be on the floor during peak times, greeting guests and offering assistance to various departments as needed.
Ensure procedures for handling of the hotel safety specifically with regard to security and monthly safe audits are followed and occur.
Complete required corporate training modules, and become certified to train those as required.
Must then communicate, lead, delegate or implement activities.
Manager must research possible activity ideas, trying or sampling new activities and evaluating them as needed. Must stay informed about new trends to offer popular activities. Activities may include sporting, games, events, tastings, workshops etc.
Works together with Special Events and Catering Managers to create activities for groups as needed.
Establishes positive relations with local vendors and other departments and Team members to assist in Activities.
Supervises Team members in all operational departments.
Responsible for checking the ordering, maintain set up and storing of equipment.
Participates in community and industry events as needed and/or assigned by supervisor.
SKILLS & COMPETENCIES
Strategic planning and decision making
Quality orientation and attention to detail
Attention to detail
Education & Experience
Bachelor in Hotel Management or equivalent.
Minimum 5 years of progressive experience in Hospitality.
Provable leadership experience.
Required to do long hours, be flexible in scheduling.
Required to sometimes do light physical work.
Proficient in English language.
Preferably experience in a same kind of hotel class/ brand.
Knowledge of Saudi market.
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest hotel franchising company by the number of properties with approximately 9,100 hotels across over 95 countries on six continents. Through our network of more than 836,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the hospitality industry. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the world in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham employs more than 2,000 corporate team members worldwide who are dedicated to the Company’s mission of making hotel travel possible for all. Supporting thousands of franchisees and a growing global portfolio of 24 hotel brands—think household names like Wyndham, La Quinta, Ramada, Days Inn and Super 8—Wyndham team members are a widespread group of individuals with diverse interests and backgrounds. Our unique Count on Me culture, commitment to flexibility and core values of Integrity, Accountability, Inclusivity, Caring and Fun are just part of what continues to make Wyndham an award-winning best place to work.
Job Location: Wyndham Garden Dammam, Building 6929, 18th Street, Dammam, Eastern Province 32242
Employment Status: Full-time
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