Front Office Executive – Burj Al Arab

Jumeirah

About Jumeirah Group:

For more than two decades, Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has been making a distinct mark on the global hospitality market with its unwavering Stay Different™ brand promise. Its award-winning destinations, including the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, position service beyond expectations, signature dining experiences and artful surroundings at the heart of every guest experience. Today, Jumeirah operates a world-class portfolio of 26 properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia, and employs over 9,000 colleagues, representing over 120 nationalities.

In response to the evolving preferences of travellers today, Jumeirah Group is also pivoting towards the rapidly growing wellness tourism sector. Grounded in the principles of lifelong learning, longevity, and inclusivity, Jumeirah Group is re-fashioning its approach to position wellness as not just an accompaniment to its guests’ stays, but a central tenet of their overall experience. With 13 award-winning Talise Spas nestled across Jumeirah Group’s properties, this transformation is evident in the group’s current endeavours to integrate wellbeing into every facet of the guest journey. 

Beyond holistic wellbeing and spa experiences, the Group’s expansive portfolio also includes Jumeirah Restaurants, a Dubai-based full-service hospitality provider with 85 acclaimed food and beverage brands, ranging from casual dining venues to Michelin starred fine dining concepts; J Club, Dubai’s leading lifestyle and wellness destination; Jumeirah One, the Group’s dedicated recognition and rewards programme; and The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, the region’s only fully accredited third-level academic institution delivering specialised degree programmes in hospitality management.

As Jumeirah continues to expand its global portfolio and scale up its operations to the next level of growth, we remain fully committed to developing and empowering our colleagues to excel in world-class environments as we solidify our legacy as a trailblazer in both luxury hospitality and wellness.

Jumeirah is committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion in all its practices, embracing a culture that celebrates diversity.

About the Job:

An opportunity has arisen for a Front Office Executive to join Burj Al Arab Jumeirah .The main duties and responsibilities of this role:

  • Providing check in/check out assistance. Assisting in pre-registration activities or extended stay requests. Manage Group bookings and check in and check out following standard protocols as applicable to respective domains.
  • Ensuring that the guest is promptly allotted the assigned room courteously. Escorting the guest directly to the room/suite after proceeding with the check-in formalities.
  • Accurately and professionally communicating rates associated with facilities, products, and services, utilize suggestive selling techniques, demonstrate advantages, and creating value for our guests.
  • Carrying out cashiering duties like foreign currency exchange, paid outs etc.
  • Handling and maintaining the cash float, take full responsibility for it ensuring that it is always balanced.
  • Maintaining the privacy of all guests by ensuring that no details of the guests are disclosed to anybody.
  • Identifying and anticipating guest’s needs and assist in any possible way, considering Heart of Jumeirah standards.
  • Ensuring adherence to departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures, and instructions enabling delivery of luxurious service to guests and in line with Jumeirah standard of excellence.

About you:

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Minimum one year of experience in a similar role in a 5-star hotel or luxury environment. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexible schedule to meet demands of hotel occupancy 
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and with ability to exercise initiatives
  • Fluency in English and additional language (fluency in Russian and/or Chinese is an advantage).

About Benefits:

We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams (AED), the local currency of the UAE. In addition, we offer generous F&B benefits, reduced hotel rates across our properties globally, excellent leave and health care package, flights home, accommodation, life insurance, functional incentives and other employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant looking for a career with one of the most luxurious brands in the hospitality industry.  

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