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Assistant General Manager Residence Inn Downtown Buffalo

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Posted: 9/16/2020
Job Reference #: 9447_1527404
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Job Description

Our attractive, new Residence Inn Downtown is seeking experienced HOTEL Assistant General Manager candidates for this career opportunity. Must have minimum 2 years' proven experience in a hotel management/supervisory role, and possess a 4-year degree, preferably in hospitality or hotel management. The AGM is responsible for assisting in the overall success of the property, and helps oversee sales and growth, guest service, staff management, P&L results, and food service. Ensures that brand standards are met or exceeded. Must be committed to providing superior guest service! Must have proven record of developing and leading a successful team. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays as needed. Full time positions are eligible for health, dental, vision, free life insurance, tuition assistance, 401k, hotel room discounts, vacation & wellness time, and paid holidays.Join Western New York's premier hotel management company! Equal opportunity employer.

- Oversee the facility operations in the absence of the General Manager including guest services, housekeeping, maintenance, sales, food and beverage and human resources.
- Oversee guest services; ensuring that superior service is a priority.
- Foster a positive, cooperative work environment between staff and management.
- Assists in the supervision of employees in assigned departments. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations' policies and applicable laws.
- Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training employees, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; planning, assigning, directing work, addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Job Duties:

- Problem Solving- Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Develops alternative solutions, uses reason at all times. Makes timely decisions while exhibiting sound judgment. Includes appropriate people in decision making process.
- Project Management- Prepares and supports those affected by change, monitors transition, and evaluates results.
- Customer Service- Maximize Customer Service by attaining 80% or better on Franchise Guest Service Scores.
- Respond and resolve all guest complaints timely and appropriately. Manages difficult or emotional customer situations. Responds promptly to customer needs, requests for service and assistance.
- Communication - Demonstrates group presentation skills. Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Writes clearly, and has the ability to read and interpret written information. Communicates change effectively.
- Team Work- Exhibits objectivity and openness to the views of others and contributes to building a positive team spirit. Upholds organizational values, treats people with respect and promotes a harassment free environment.
- Quality Management- Assists in achieving BLA minimum scoring standard on all Brand Quality Assurance inspections. Must maintain 80% or higher on Franchise product quality scoring. Inspect rooms and public areas for cleanliness and preventative maintenance upkeep on a daily basis. Aligns work with strategic goals, looking for ways to improve and promote quality while demonstrating accuracy and thoroughness. Strives to increase productivity.
- Adaptability- Able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events, changing approach or method to best fit a situation.
- Initiative - Take independent actions and calculated risks, meets challenges with resourcefulness, generates suggestion for improving work and takes responsibility for own actions. Delegates work assignments, sets expectations and monitors delegated activities. Asks for and offers help when needed.
- People Management- Ensures each employee completes orientation and required brand training. Assists General Manager in ensuring employee performance reviews are performed timely and in accordance with BLA standards. Ensure proper and timely execution of all employee related documentation (i.e. new hire paperwork, separation reporting, status changes, benefits documentation, etc.). Maintains effective employee relations programs within the hotel. Provides regular performance feedback to all employees. Manages difficult or emotional employee situations. Develops subordinates skills and encourages growth.
- Compliance- Assists General Manager in ensuring State and Federal Labor postings are current. Ensure all internal BLA communication is posted as required. Adheres to all polices and procedures required by Buffalo Lodgings internal audit system. Maintains confidentiality.
- Business Acumen- Maintain CPOR in assigned departments as driven by budget. Understands business implications of decisions, aligns work with strategic goals. Accurately forecast schedule changes based on forecasted occupancy.

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