Reception Manager

Permanent
39 hours per week

The Royal Horseguards

The Royal Horseguards is an elegant 5 star hotel overlooking the River Thames, the London Eye and only a short walk to the Houses of Parliament. This 282 bedroom hotel has been awarded a certificate of excellence by Trip Advisor for 2013, 2014 and now for the third year running in 2015. The Royal Horseguards Hotel also has exceptional banqueting facilities at one of London's most prestigious conference and banqueting venues, One Whitehall Place.

The Role

Are you a manager who puts guests at the heart of your business? Who really listens to and focuses on their needs? Can you take full responsibility for the Reception team and use your motivating skills to ensure every guest has an exceptional experience? If you answered yes, then we want to hear from you.

You will be expected to show excellent leadership skills and a track record of delivering results through your people. You will be responsible for delivering a seamless experience at the reception desk for every guest as well and dealing with any queries that may arise, related to your department or not. Passion for guest service is essential as is a real interest in stretching the performance of your team, as you will be responsible for recruiting, training and developing your people. The role also has a sales element, so you should be confident driving sales at the desk and through your team.


What we look for

  • Creative and inspiring leadership
  • Attention to the smallest details
  • A passion for guest service
  • Excellent communication
  • Analytical skills
  • Knowledge of Opera would be advantageous

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive starting salary and Holiday entitlement
  • Discounted hotel rates for yourself and your family across the Guoman and Thistle group
  • A huge range of online benefits which allows you to claim discounts and cash back with thousands of different retailers and service providers
  • The opportunity to work within an organisation committed to personal and career development
  • Pension and Healthcare schemes
  • Uniform (where applicable) and meals on duty