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Guest Service Agent - Front Office

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Marina Bay Sands
Categories: Concierge / Front Office

Summary of Job Responsibilities

Front Office and Premium Services TMs provide check-in, check-out and meet and greet services to our hotel guests. These TMs attend to guests in accordance with the Marina Bay Sands Service Quality Review Standards to provide optimal customer service experience for our guests. We strive to meet our guests' room preferences and early check-in requests so as to create an unforgettable arrival experience. We also ensure that we bid them farewell and welcome them back upon check-out.

Our hotel host numerous leisure and corporate groups. These delegates’ arrival and departure experiences are handled by our Group Reservations and Front Office Groups TMs. In order to ensure their group arrives and departs smoothly, the team works closely with our Sales and Conference team, event organizers and tour leaders. Our Groups Billing TMs reviews all contracted agreements, serving as the bridge between both parties, to ensure that all contractual commitment and obligations are met and delivered, ascertaining seamless commencement of account closing process with the issuance of invoices. Front Office Accounts handles all guests’ billing issues and dispute within the department. In order to resolve guests’ disputes efficiently, the team works together with Finance to sort out the billing discrepancies. The team also checks guests’ credit to ensure sufficient amount of deposits is collected. Guest Relations takes care of our hotel room inventory and the room assignments. They work closely with Housekeeping and Facilities team to ensure rooms are turnover.

 

Job Responsibilities

  1. Accomplish Day to Day Operations
  1. Prepare workstation at the start of shift and ensure all equipment and required work materials are in order.
  2. Handle room registration of arriving guests in accordance to the Service Quality Review standards to achieve optimal customer satisfaction.
  3. Up to date of internal promotions and be familiar with the local community and famous events in town. Appropriate recommendations can be made to guests to enhance their stay in MBS and Singapore.
  4. Perform lobby ambassador duties including but not limited to the following: attend to guests upon arrival and directing guests to the designated check in / out locations; engaging and interacting with guests during the wait to enhance the guests’ arrival experience
  5. Adapt to changes and ensure adherence to organisational operating procedures and service standards.
  6. Handle the arrival and departure process of Gaming VIPs including those arriving and departing via private jet and airport limousine transfers.
  7. Handle the arrival and departure process of Non-Gaming VIPs and limousine arrival guests including room assignments and meet and greet service.
  8. Handle group arrivals by communicating with organizer/tour leader, managing room assignments, preparing room keys, welcoming group upon arrival and liaising with Express Service for wake-up call requests and In Room Dining for takeaway breakfast requests.
  9. Handle guests requests and redirect the request to the appropriate department(s) if request is not within scope and capacity of Front Office ensuring guests’ requests are followed through.
  10. Handle guest requests made through incoming calls and perform follow-up with the Command Centre.
  11. Handle guests’ s challenges and feedback and escalate to higher management if necessary
  12. Handle room check out including regular checkout, express checkout and video checkout.
  13. Support Guest Service Agents with assignment of clean rooms during check in process.
  14. Handle cashiering activities including deposits, paid-outs and foreign currency exchange
  15. Handle hotel expenses settlement of Gaming VIPs.
  16. Perform night audit function including date roll procedures and reconciliation of Front Office and Concierge TMs’ cashiering transactions
  17. Perform back-of-house roles including credit card settlement for express checkouts, guest billing enquiries, FCS requests, guest amenities arrangement, check in/out of back-to-back reservations and in-house guest high balance credit check.
  18. Liaise with Finance and Casino teams for all past dated guest account adjustments and credit card transactional disputes.
  19. Manage out of order and out of service room inventory through communication with Facilities and Housekeeping Departments.
  20. Handle future and on-day room assignment and inventory control
  21. Be conversant with manual operations process during downtime of property management system.
  22. Promote the different categories of guest rooms and MBS operated F&B outlets and offerings and provide assistance to make bookings if required.
  23. Maintain close liaison with all other departments to have a good understanding of the operational flow to ensure seamless guest experiences.
  1. Perform Service and Operational Excellence
  1. Exhibit exceptional customer service at all times to guests and fellow employees
  2. Collect and update guest personal information, preferences, practices and interests to ensure accurate guest profile and history
  3. Recommend new ideas to enhance guest experience and revenue generation.
  1. Apply Operational Risks
  1. Be aware of OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act), practices and reinforces safety guidelines.
  2. Report and document incidents that command management’s attention; incidents may include vandalism, fight, fire, abuse, accidents, etc.
  3. Monitor activities in both front and back of the house; report any suspicious characters, items and/or activities to Security Department
  4. Respond to emergency situations
  5. Respond to guest requirements as long as they are safe, legal and economically sound
  1. Participate Employee Engagement
  1. Demonstrate an enjoyment and enthusiasm for work through effective relationships with other Team Members/ Department by embracing OneMBS culture.
  2. Self -Motivate for continuous learning and development
  3. Undertake the role of mentoring new Team Members with front desk operations and procedures upon completion of their classroom training
  1. Involve in Documentation, Financial and report management
  1. Attend scheduled departmental meetings as required.
  2. Review systems and processes for workflow and productivity improvement.
  3. Perform administrative duties such as inventory and filing of reports as required based on the assigned duty given within the Front Office Team.
  4. Observe the usage of supplies to ensure that it’s within budget and minimize wastage.
  5. Contribute ideas in support of the company vision, mission, value and guiding principles
  6. Active involvement in sustainability programmes to drive organisational green initiatives
  7. Perform any other duties and responsibilities as and when assigned by Management

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education

  • Minimum GCE ‘N’ or ‘O’ Levels
  • Qualifications in Hospitality Management from a recognized institution is an added advantage

Required Experience

  • Minimum 1 year experience in the same capacity
  • Good guest relation and problem solving skills
  • Good planning and execution skills
  • Ability to manage time, organize, good communication and motivational skills
  • Meet the attendance guidelines of the job and adhere to departmental and company policies

Required Knowledge

  • PC Literacy and good typing skills.
  • Basic knowledge in Microsoft Office applications

Skills / Abilities / Presence

  • Candidates must have a good command of spoken and written English, and any additional language is an advantage
  • Pays attention to details and have strong customer service skills
  • Mature, meticulous, resourceful, organized and able to work independently
  • A team player and takes initiative to assist other Team Members when required
  • Have impeccable follow-through; and “Can Do” attitude and mindset.
  • Be willing to work any day and any shift
  • Well-groomed and professional disposition.

You agree that it is a condition of employment that you adhere to and abide by all rules, regulations, policies and procedures including without limitation the rules of conduct of the Company.

It is the Company’s preference to hire individuals who are fully vaccinated. If you are not fully vaccinated but have:

  • Begun the vaccination process and are awaiting the 2nd/3rd vaccination appointment, or are within the 14 day period prior to being classified as fully vaccinated; or
  • Are certified to be medically ineligible for vaccination against COVID-19 by a medical professional;

Please present proof of the above. Your understanding and support is much appreciated.

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