Sunday, February 11, 2018

Resort Jobs in Maldives : Director Of Finance

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY
Functions as the property’s strategic financial business leader. The position champions, develops and implements property-wide strategies that deliver products and services to meet or exceed the needs and expectations of the brand’s target customer and property employees. The position provides the financial expertise to enable the successful implementation of the brand service strategy and brand initiatives while maximizing the return on investment. In addition, creates and executes a business plan that is aligned with the property and brand’s business strategy and focuses on the execution of financial activities and the delivery of desirable financial results.
CANDIDATE PROFILE
Education and Experience
• 4-year bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting or related major; 3 years experience in the finance and accounting or related professional area.
OR
• Master's degree in Finance and Accounting or related major; 1 year experience in the finance and accounting or related professional area.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Engaging in Strategic Planning and Decision Making
• Develops means to improve profit, including estimating cost and benefit, exploring new business opportunities, etc.
• Analyzes information, forecasts sales against expenses and creates annual budget plans.
• Compiles information, analyzes and monitors actual sales against projected sales.
• Analyzes differences between actual budget wages and forecasted wages for more efficient budget planning.
• Identifies the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
• Thinks creatively and practically to develop, execute and implement new business plans
• Creates the annual operating budget for the property.
• Provides analytical support during budget reviews to identify cost saving and productivity opportunities for property managers.
• Implements a system of appropriate controls to manage business risks.
• Ensures a strong accounting and operational control environment to safeguard assets, improve operations and profitability.
• Analyzes financial data and market trends.
• Leads the development and implementation of a comprehensive annual business plan which is aligned with the company’s and brand’s strategic direction.
• Provides on going analytical support by monitoring the operating department’s actual and projected sales.
• Produces accurate forecasts that enable operations to react to changes in the business.

Leading Finance Teams
• Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
• Communicates the strategic goals, the focus and the owner priorities to subordinates in a clear and precise manner.
• Leverages strong functional leadership and communication skills to influence the executive team, the property's strategies and to lead own team.
• Oversees internal, external and regulatory audit processes.
• Provides excellent leadership by assigning team members and other departments managers' clear accountability backed by appropriate authority.
• Conducts annual performance appraisals with direct reports according to standard operating procedures.

Anticipating and Delivering on the Needs of Key Stakeholders
• Attends meetings and communicating with the owners, understanding the priorities and strategic focus.
• Understands and meets the needs of key stakeholders (owners, corporate, guests, etc.).
• Advises the GM and executive committee on existing and evolving operating/financial issues.
• Communicates financial concepts in a clear and persuasive manner that is easy to understand and drives desired behaviors.
• Demonstrates an understanding of cash flow and owner priorities.
• Manages communication with owners in an effective manner.
• Manages property working capital and cash flow in accordance with brand standard operating procedures and owner requirements.
• Facilitates critique meetings to review information with management team.

Developing and Maintaining Finance Goals
• Ensures Profits and Losses are documented accurately.
• Monitors all taxes that apply, ensuring that taxes are current, collected and/or accrued.
• Submits reports in a timely manner, ensuring delivery deadlines.
• Develops and supports achievement of performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.
• Improves profit growth in operating departments.
• Reviews audit issues to ensure accuracy.
• Monitor the purchasing process as applicable.

Managing Projects and Policies
• Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc.
• Reconciles balance sheet to ensure account balances are supported by appropriate documentation in accordance with standard operating procedures.
• Ensures that the P&L is accurate (e.g., costs are properly matched to revenue, costs are recorded in the proper accounts).
• Ensures compliance with management contract and reporting requirements.
• Ensures compliance with standard and local operating procedures.
• Ensures compliance with standard operating procedures.

Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities
• Ensures team members are cross-trained to support successful daily operations.
• Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.
• Ensures new hires participate in the department’s orientation program.
• Ensures new hires receive the appropriate new hire training to successfully perform their job.
• Creates appropriate development plans which develop team members based on their individual strengths, development needs, career aspirations and abilities.
• Conduct performance review process for employees.
• Participates in hiring activities as appropriate.

 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.
https://career-maldives.com/job/6747/director-of-finance/

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Resort Jobs in Maldives: Purchasing Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels.

Marriott Hotels, Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 70 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. Our associates deliver sophisticated and warmly authentic service in a comfortable and luxurious atmosphere that cultivates fulfilling experiences for both our associates and our guests.

JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for following established procedures in ordering, receiving, storing, distributing and payment of items.
Formulates an approved vendors list encompassing all categories.
CANDIDATE PROFILE
Education and Experience
• 4-year bachelor's 
https://career-maldives.com/job/6973/purchasing-manager/

Resort Jobs in Maldives: Assistant Front Office Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION

Start Your Journey With Us : Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels.
Marriott Hotels, Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.
JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 70 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. Our associates deliver sophisticated and warmly authentic service in a comfortable and luxurious atmosphere that cultivates fulfilling experiences for both our associates and our guests.
JOB SUMMARY
Assists the Front Office Manager in administering front office functions and supervising staff on a daily basis. Front office areas include Bell/Door Staff, Switchboard and Guest Services/Front Desk. Position directs and works with managers and employees to carry out procedures ensuring an efficient check in and check out process. Ensures guest and employee satisfaction and maximizes the financial performance of the department.
CANDIDATE PROFILE
Education and Experience
• High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in the guest services, front desk, or related professional area.
OR
• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; no work experience required.
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Supporting Management of Front Desk Team
• Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
• Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
• Supervises and manages employees. Managing all day-to-day operations. Understanding employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees' absence.
• Ensures employee recognition is taking place on all shifts.
• Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees.
Monitoring and Supporting Progress Toward Guest Services and Front Desk Goals
• Manages day-to-day operations, ensuring the quality, standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.
• Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
• Handles complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.
• Strives to improve service performance.
• Collaborates with the Front Office Manager on ways to continually improve departmental service.
• Communicates a clear and consistent message regarding the Front Office goals to produce desired results.
• Participates in the development and implementation of corrective action plans based on review of comment cards and guest satisfaction results.
• Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.
Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service
• Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.
• Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.
• Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.
• Sets a positive example for guest relations.
• Displays outstanding hospitality skills.
• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.
• Interacts with customers on a regular basis to obtain feedback on quality of product, service levels and overall satisfaction.
• Provides feedback to employees based on observation of service behaviors.
• Handles guest problems and complaints effectively.
• Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
Managing Projects and Policies
• Implements the customer recognition/service program, communicating and ensuring the process.
• Ensures compliance with all Front Office policies, standards and procedures.
• Monitors adherence to all credit policies and procedures to reduce bad debts and rebates.
Additional Responsibilities
• Provides information to supervisors and co-workers by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
• Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
• Informs and/or updates the executives, the peers and the subordinates on relevant information in a timely manner.
• Functions in place of the Front Office Manager in his/her absence.
• Communicates critical information from pre- and post-convention meetings to the Front Office staff.
• Participates in department meetings.
 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.
https://career-maldives.com/job/6960/assistant-front-office-manager/

Friday, February 9, 2018

Reservations Manager Job Opportunity at COMO Maalifushi, Maldives

Property: COMO Maalifushi, Maldives    
Job Title:
Reservations Manager
Job Summary
Manage the day to day running of the Reservation Department by developing specific goals, policies and strategies for the department which shall be implemented through correct planning, organizing and training, while also ensuring that high standards, quality and maximum profitability is aimed for at all times.
Key Tasks
       
  • Ensure that all relevant information and updates are shared with your staff.
  • To monitor standards in Reservation Department to include the handling of telephone calls and emails from external and internal clients.
  • Maintain and update guest history data as and when necessary.
  • To monitor and organize the Reservation filling system with the most updated information
  • Maintain an accurate record of all contracted companies and travel agents (independent agents, consortia, preferred, tour operators, wholesalers) including rates, promotions and credit facilities.
  • Responsible for reviewing email replies to ensure accuracy of information.
  • Ensure that all reservations are entered in Opera PMS with all the relevant guest requests, billing instructions and traces.
  • Ensure that hotel availability is updated on all distribution channels (PMS, GDS, WEB and TPW) to maximize sales opportunities.
  • Ensure that rates are loaded and bookable in all systems (Opera, SynXis and Third Party websites).
  • Check room availability report to see any high occupancy or overbooking and to bring to the attention of the Front Office Manager or General Manager. To provide such information and inform all concerned to ensure smooth flow of operation.
  • Ensure that payment for all reservations are received within the terms & conditions of the hotel and rate booked and that deposits and full payments are received prior to guest arrival.
  • Attend weekly revenue meetings and communicate all information necessary to decide on plan of action and selling strategies.
  • Be knowledgeable about our competitors and analyse the market trends frequently to ensure we are placed well within our competitor set to maximize revenue.
  • Analyse pick up trends and implement selling strategies to maximize revenue
  • Place restrictions whenever necessary and ensure inventory is frequently updated on all channels.
  • Control room availability and rate structure and work together with Sales and Marketing to ensure the highest yield possible.
  • Participate in sales activities as and when required ensuring the Reservations team is kept informed of all promotions within the property and all COMO Hotels and Resorts.
·        Evaluate operations and suggest improvements for Travel Agents performance to Regional Sales Manager, Revenue and Distribution Manager, Regional Director of Sales and Marketing and/or General Manager

Key Requirements
·        Previous experience as a Reservations Manager for a minimum period of three years in a 5 star resort or hotel.
·        Excellent fluency in both written and spoken English is a must.
·        Previous experience working with different nationalities and cultures.
·        Must be highly motivated, positive, creative and enthusiastic.
·        Demonstrate professional attitude and behavior at all times.


In return, you will be working for one of the most exciting luxury hotel companies and we would offer you:
·        Competitive salary and service charge
·        Free breakfast, lunch and dinner in our employee restaurant
·        Employee social and sporting activities
·        Learning and development opportunities
·        Free employee Internet
·        Well-equipped employee gym
·        Uniform and free uniform laundry service

APPLY NOW
careers.maalifushi@comohotels.com

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Thursday, January 14, 2016

Resort Jobs at Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort

Join Our Team and Become a Part of  
The Outrigger Way  

Escape to your own private world on a secluded island in a sapphire sea. Welcome to Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort, a sanctuary of exceptional comforts, innovative cuisine, rejuvenating  Navasana Spa, reef adventure and stunning sea life.  31 Beach Pool Villas, 21 Ocean Pool Villas, and an exquisite Presidential Villa will make Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort one of the destination’s most desirable getaways for romance, family holidays, dive adventure, and complete relaxation. 

Konotta is a private island in the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll, 211 miles (340 kilometers) south of the Maldives capital city of Male.  It is a 55-minute flight from Male International Airport (MLE) to Kaadedhdhoo Airport (KDM), then a scenic 20-minute speedboat ride to Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort. 

We are seeking qualified candidates to join our team for the following positions: 

AC Mechanic (Local) 
Welder (Local) 
Carpenter (Local)  
Host Room Attendant (Local)   
Kitchen and laundry Technician (Local) 
Power House Attendant (Local) 
Laundry Manager (Local) 
Store Keeper (Local)  
Purchasing Manager (Local)  
Tailor (Local) 
Staff Shop Keeper (Local) 
Store Clerk (Local)  
Staff Cook (Local) 

Minimum 2 year experience in a similar role in five star luxury resorts, excellent communication in English, Pleasing personality, positive attitude 

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