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Feb 26, 2021, 5:39 AM

Marriott International is a leading global Lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,100 properties in 79 countries and reported revenues of nearly $14 billion in fiscal year 2014. Its heritage can be traced to a root beer stand opened in Washington, D.C., in 1927 by J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott.

Marriott has more than 361,000 people working worldwide at managed or franchised properties and corporate offices. Marriott has been consistently recognized as a top employer and for its superior business ethics. The company also manages the award-winning guest loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® program, which together surpass 49M members.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Sales & Marketing Manager

Job Number: 21008825
Location: Four Points by Sheraton, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom
Job Category Sales & Marketing
Brand: Four Points
Schedule: Full-Time
Position Type Management
Primary Job Family: Senior Leader
Reports to: General Manager

Job Summary

  • Functions as the leader of the property’s sales department for properties with bookings over 300 peak rooms and significant local catering revenue.  Manages the property's reactive and proactive sales efforts.
  • Provides day to day leadership to sales associates to achieve property sales objectives with overall responsibility for achieving booking goals and property revenues.  
  • Implements the brand’s service strategy and applicable brand initiatives in all aspects of the sales process and focuses on building long-term, value-based customer relationships that enable achievement of the hotel’s’ sales objectives. Evaluates the property’s participation in the various sales channels (e.g., Area Sales, Group Sales within the Sales Office, electronic lead channels, etc.) and develops strong working relationships to proactively position and market the property.  
  • Manages the marketing budget to enable development of property specific campaigns, promotions and collateral to drive revenue and meet property objectives. Interfaces with regional marketing communications for regional and national promotions pull through.  
  • 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 profile and property associates and provides a return on investment to the owner and Marriott International.

Education and Experience
Required:

  • 2-year Degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management or related major; 4 years experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area. OR
  • 4-year Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.

Preferred:

  • 4 year College Degree.
  • Demonstrated skills in supervising a team.
  • Lodging sales experience.
  • Hotel industry work experience, demonstrating progressive career growth and a pattern of exceptional performance.

Core Work Activities
Managing Sales Activities:

  • Manages the development of a strategic account plan for the demand generators in the market.
  • Manages the property's reactive and proactive sales efforts.
  • Determines and develops marketing communication activities, in conjunction with Regional Marketing Communications.
  • Provides customer intelligence in evaluating the market and economic trends that may lead to changes in sales strategy to meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Reviews the Strategic Alignment Review (STAR) report, competitive shopping reports and uses other resources to maintain an awareness of the hotel’s market position.
  • Researches competitor’s sales team strategies to identify ways to grow occupancy and RevPAR and increase market share.
  • Attends sales strategy meetings to provide input on weekly and overall sales strategy.
  • Suggests innovative marketing ideas and develops deployment strategies to continue to grow market share.
  • Evaluates and supports participation and account deployment with Area Sales and Group Sales within the Sales Office.
  • Serves as the sales contact for the General Manager, property leadership team, Group Sales and Area Sales leaders.
  • Serves as the sales contact for customers; serves as the customer advocate.
  • Serves as hotel authority on sales processes and sales contracts.
  • Serves as the property sales liaison with Area Sales, Group Sales, Revenue Management, Event Management, Regional Marketing Communications and other hotel departments as appropriate.
  • Participates in sales calls with members of the Sales and Marketing team to acquire new business and/or close on business.
  • Identifies public relations opportunities and coordinates activities to augment the overall marketing communication strategy.
  • Supports the General Manager by coordinating crisis communications.
  • Executes and supports Marriott’s Customer Service Standards and hotel’s Brand Standards.
  • Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g., generating proposal, writing contract, customer correspondence).
  • Participates in and practices daily service basics of the brand (e.g., , Marriott Hotels and Resorts (MHR) Spirit to Serve Daily Basics).
  • Implements a seamless turnover from sales to operations and back to sales while consistently delivering high level of service.
  • Monitors the effective resolution of guest issues that arise as a result of the sales process by creating mechanisms to channel issues to property leadership and/or other appropriate stakeholders.   
  • Maintains successful performance by increasing revenues, controlling expenses and providing a return on investment for the owner and Marriott International.
  • Implements the brand’s service strategy and applicable brand initiatives in all aspects of the sales process and focuses on building long-term, value-based customer relationships that enable achievement of the hotel’s’ sales objectives.
  • Interfaces with regional marketing communications for regional and national promotions pull through.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned, to meet business needs.

Building Successful Relationships:

  • Develops strong partnerships with local organizations to further increase brand/product awareness.
  • Develops and manages internal key stakeholder relationships.
  • Develops strong community and public relations by maintaining property participation in local, regional and national tradeshows and client events.
  • Executes exemplary customer service to drive customer satisfaction and loyalty by assisting the customer and monitoring their satisfaction before and during their program/event.
  • Serves the customer by understanding their needs and recommending the appropriate features and services that best meet their needs and exceed their expectations, while building a relationship and loyalty to Marriott.
  • Gains understanding of the hotel’s primary target customer and service expectations; serves the customer by understanding their business, business issues and concerns, to offer better business solution both prior to, and during the program/event.

Leadership:

  • Functions as the leader of the property’s sales department for properties with bookings over 300 peak rooms and significant local catering revenue.
  • Develops sales goals and strategies and verifies alignment with the brand business strategy.
  • Executes the sales strategy in order to meet individual booking goals for both self and staff.
  • Coaches leaders of revenue generating departments in developing effective revenue strategies and setting aggressive goals that will drive the property's financial performance.
  • Verifies Sales team understands and is leveraging Marriott International (MI) demand engines to full potential.
  • Works with Human Resources, Engineering and Loss Prevention to monitor compliance with local, state and federal regulations and/or union requirements.
  • Partners with Human Resources to attract, develop and retain the right people in order to support the strategic priorities of the market.
  • Creates effective structures, processes, jobs and performance management systems are in place.
  • Sets goals and expectations for direct reports using the Leadership Performance Process (LPP), aligns performance and rewards, addresses performance issues and holds staff accountable for successful results.
  • Forecasts talent needs and manages talent acquisition strategy with Human Resources (HR) to minimize lost time due to turnover.
  • Maintains an active list of the competition’s best sales people and executes a recruitment and acquisition plan with HR.
  • Supports tools and training resources to educate sales associates on winning catering solutions.  
  • Champions leadership development and workforce planning priorities by assessing, selecting, retaining and developing diverse, high-caliber talent that can lead the organization today and strengthen the leadership bench for the future; continues to upgrade the sales & marketing talent; works with HR to anticipate future talent needs based on business growth plans.
  • Identifies, trains and mentors group sales associates; utilizes all available on the job training tools for associates.
  • Transfers functional knowledge and develops group sales skills of other discipline managers.
  • Provides day to day leadership to sales associates to achieve property sales objectives with overall responsibility for achieving booking goals and property revenues.
  • Evaluates the property’s participation in the various sales channels (e.g., Area Sales, Group Sales within the Sales Office, electronic lead channels, etc.) and develops strong working relationships to proactively position and market the property.
  • Manages the marketing budget to enable development of property specific campaigns, promotions and collateral to drive revenue and meet property objectives.

Management Competencies
Leadership:

  • Adaptability - Develops strategies and identifies resources to implement and manage change; models flexibility in adjusting priorities; and communicates the need for change in a positive way that encourages commitment.
  • Communication - Actively listens and uses appropriate communication styles to deliver complex information in a clear concise way and influences others to accept a point of view, gain consensus, or take action.
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making - Models and sets expectations for solving complex problems, collecting and comparing information to evaluate alternatives, considering their potential impact before making decisions, involving others to gain agreement and support, and guiding others to implement solutions.
  • Professional Demeanor - Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values.

Managing Execution:

  • Building and Contributing to Teams - Leads and participates as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of common goals while fostering cohesion and collaboration among team members.
  • Driving for Results - Focuses and guides others in accomplishing work objectives.
  • Planning and Organizing - Gathers information and resources required to set a plan of action for self and/or others; prioritizes and arranges work requirements self and/or others to accomplish goals and ensure work is completed.

Building Relationships:

  • Coworker Relationships - Develops and uses collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
  • Customer Relationships - Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer needs and actions consistent with the company’s service standards.
  • Global Mindset - Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential.

Generating Talent and Organizational Capability:

  • Organizational Capability - Evaluates and adapts the structure of organizational units, jobs, and work processes to best fit the needs and/or support the goals of an organizational unit.
  • Talent Management - Provides guidance and feedback to help individuals develop and strengthen skills and abilities needed to accomplish work objectives.

Learning and Applying Professional Expertise:

  • Applied Learning - Seeks and makes the most of learning opportunities to improve performance of self and/or others.
  • Business Acumen - Understands and utilizes business information (e.g., data related to employee engagement, guest satisfaction, and property financial performance) to manage everyday operations and generate innovative solutions to approach business and administrative challenges.
  • Technical Acumen - Understands and utilizes professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage everyday business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific work challenges.
  • Devising Sales Strategies and Solutions - Trying different and novel ways to deal with sales challenges and opportunities; taking courses of action or developing sales strategies that appropriately consider available facts, constraints, competitive circumstances, and probable consequences.
  • Sales Disposition - Energetic, proactive, takes calculated risks, and perseveres to attain goals.
  • Sales Opportunity Analysis - Ability to understand and utilize economic, financial, industry, and organizational data; accurately diagnosing customer needs and issues that can inform sales strategies.
  • Revenue Management - Knowledge of total hotel revenue management concepts, processes and strategies (including sales cycles and trends, account management, pricing, and inventory management).
  • Management of Financial Resources-Ability to analyze Profit and Loss (P&L) statements, develop operating budgets and revenue goals, forecasting, and capital expenditure planning; determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.
  • Basic Competencies - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.
  • Basic Computer Skills - Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).
  • Mathematical Reasoning - Demonstrates ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.
  • Oral Comprehension - Demonstrates ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Reading Comprehension - Demonstrates understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
  • Writing - Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Sous Chef, Asian Fusion Speciality Restaurant

Job Number: 21008223
Location: Marriott Hotel Ikeja, Lagos
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Brand: Marriott Hotels Resorts
Schedule Full Time
Position Type Management

Job Summary

  • Reports to the Chef de Cuisine and is accountable for the overall success of the daily kitchen operations of the Asian Street Food Restaurant.
  • Exhibits culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the staff and managing all food related functions.
  • Works to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget.
  • Supervises all kitchen areas to ensure a consistent, high quality product is produced.
  • Responsible for guiding and developing staff including direct reports. Must ensure sanitation and food standards are achieved.

Core Work Activities
Ensuring Culinary Standards and Responsibilities are Met:

  • Manages kitchen shift operations and ensures compliance with all Food & Beverage policies, standards and procedures.
  • Estimates daily production needs on a weekly basis and communicates production needs to kitchen personnel daily.
  • Assists Executive Chef with all kitchen operations and preparation.
  • Prepares and cooks foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
  • Develops, designs, or creates new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
  • Assists in determining how food should be presented and creates decorative food displays.
  • Maintains purchasing, receiving and food storage standards.
  • Ensures compliance with food handling and sanitation standards.
  • Performs all duties of kitchen managers and employees as necessary.
  • Recognizes superior quality products, presentations and flavor.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products.
  • Operates and maintains all department equipment and reports malfunctions.
  • Checks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.

Leading Kitchen Operations:

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.
  • Leads shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
  • 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.
  • Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.
  • Maintains the productivity level of employees.
  • Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.
  • Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees and ensures employees do the same within the team.
  • Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.
  • Communicates performance expectations in accordance with job descriptions for each position.
  • Recognizes success performance and produces desired results.
  • Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service:
  • Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Manages day-to-day operations, ensuring the quality, standards and meeting the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.
  • Sets a positive example for guest relations.
  • Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.
  • Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
  • Handles guest problems and complaints.

Maintaining Culinary Goals:

  • Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.
  • Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  • Utilizes the Labor Management System to effectively schedule to business demands and for tracking of employee time and attendance.
  • Trains employees in safety procedures.
  • Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities:
  • Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
  • Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.
  • Participates in the employee performance appraisal process, providing feedback as needed.
  • Brings issues to the attention of the department manager and Human Resources as necessary.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Analyzes information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Attends and participates in all pertinent meetings.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area. OR
  • 2-year Degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area.
  • Experience in Japanese, Thai, Chinese and Northern Indian cuisine preferable.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Bartender

Job Number: 21014922
Location: Four Points by Sheraton Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Brand Four Points
Schedule Full-Time
Position Type: Non-Management

The Impact You’ll Make

  • You are a bright mixologist who is always on the lookout for new beverage trends.
  • When you are behind the bar, you create an energy that is both welcoming and exciting.
  • You take pride in offering our guests a diverse and seasonally-inspired beverage menu, a warm conversation, and helpful suggestions.
  • When you shine, our guests will look forward to relaxing with you after a long day.

Rewards for work, benefits for your lifestyle:

  • You’ll be supported in and out of the workplace through:
  • Discounts on hotel rooms, gift shop items, food and beverage
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Recognition programs
  • Wellbeing programs
  • Encouraging management
  • Team-spirited colleagues.

What You’ll Do

  • Welcome guests
  • Attend to tables
  • Open and serve wine/champagne
  • Prepare garnishes
  • Stock ice, glassware and paper supplies
  • Set up and maintain cleanliness of bar area
  • Process all payment methods and complete cashier reports

What We’re Looking For

  • Great storytelling skills
  • Positive outlook and outgoing personality
  • Previous bartending experience is a big plus.

This role requires the ability to move and lift up to 25 lbs. Standing, sitting or walking for extended periods of time and ensuring a professional appearance in a clean uniform are also required. Prior to employment, we’ll ask you to complete safety training and certification.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 



Job Title: Executive Housekeeper I

Job Number: 21009323
Location: Sheraton Lagos Hotel, Lagos
Job Category: Housekeeping & Laundry
Brand: Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full Time
Position Type Management

Job Summary

  • Responsible for the daily shift operations of Housekeeping, Recreation/Health Club and, if applicable, Laundry.
  • Directs and works with employees to ensure property guestrooms, public space and employee areas are clean and well maintained.
  • Completes inspections and holds people accountable for corrective action.
  • Position assists in ensuring guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget.

Core Work Activities
Managing Housekeeping Operations:

  • Ensures guest room status is communicated to the Front Desk in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Works effectively with the Engineering department on guestroom maintenance needs.
  • Supervises the property general cleaning schedule.
  • Obtains list of rooms to be cleaned immediately and list of prospective check-outs or discharges to prepare work assignments.
  • Inventories stock to ensure adequate supplies.
  • Supervises daily Housekeeping shift operations and ensures compliance with all housekeeping policies, standards and procedures.
  • Assists in the ordering of guestroom supplies, cleaning supplies and uniforms.
  • Supports and supervises an effective inspection program for all guestrooms and public space.
  • Communicates areas that need attention to staff and follows up to ensure understanding.
  • Ensures all employees have proper supplies, equipment and uniforms.

Managing Departmental Costs:

  • Participates in the management of the department’s controllable expenses to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.
  • Understands the impact of department’s operations on the overall property financial goals and objectives and manages to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.
  • Comprehends budgets, operating statements and payroll progress reports as needed to assist in the financial management of department.

Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service:

  • Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.
  • Strives to improve service performance.
  • Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.
  • Emphasizes guest satisfaction during all departmental meetings and focuses on continuous improvement.

Conducting Human Resources Activities:

  • Participates as needed in the investigation of employee accidents.
  • Supervises staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs, and financial objectives are met.
  • Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.
  • Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently, disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and support the Peer Review Process.
  • Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to individuals.
  • Uses all available on the job training tools to train new room attendants and provide follow-up training as necessary.
  • Participates in the employee performance appraisal process, providing feedback as needed.
  • Assists as needed in the interviewing and hiring of employee team members with the appropriate skills.
  • Supports a departmental orientation program for employees to receive the appropriate new hire training to successfully perform their job.
  • Participates in employee progressive discipline procedures.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED; 2 years experience in the housekeeping 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.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Note: Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.


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