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Quality Manager

W London - Leicester Square
London, Greater London
Human Resources


Job Description

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Posting Date Mar 14, 2018
Job Number 18000QXB
Job Category Human Resources
Location W London - Leicester Square, London, Greater London VIEW ON MAP
Brand W Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Boldly coloring outside the lines of luxury, W turns the traditional notion of the extravagant hotel on its head. Our irreverent attitude and taste for excess redefine revelry for the modern jet set. Our guests have a lust for a life less ordinary that drives them to demand more, experience it all, and hit repeat.
We share our guests’ passions, providing insider access to what’s new and what’s next. Moderation is not in our vocabulary and we know that lust for life demands more, not less. W guests soak it in and live each day with a mantra: Detox.Retox.Repeat. If you’re ready to create the energetic W scene that is magnetic to everyday disruptors around the world, then we invite you to explore a career with W Hotels.

JOB SUMMARY

 

Helps drive W Brand values and philosophy and ensures all training and development activities are strategically linked to the hotel’s mission and vision.  Works with property leadership team to analyse and identify actionable services changes in regards to GSS (Guest Satisfaction Survey) guest feedback, spot tests departments regularly and assist all Head of Departments in driving brand loyalty and guest satisfaction with action plans and trainings/workshops. The position is responsible for ensuring effective training and action planning is in place to enable the achievement of desired business and loyalty results.  Training programs and action plans focus on a variety of topics, including product knowledge, company philosophy, and customer service and leadership skills.  Conducts needs assessments, designs and develops training programs and facilitates the delivery of both custom and corporate training programs.  Measures the effectiveness of training and GSS scores to ensure a return on investment.

 

This role is ideal for a person who wishes to progress into either a Hotel Operations Manager or a HR Manager position later in their career.


CANDIDATE PROFILE 


Education and Experience

· At least four years of operational experience in hospitality luxury lifestyle brands is required

· Imersion in the W brand or a comparable lifestyle hospitality brand is preferred.

· Must have the hunger and the desire to champion everything to do with Quality improvement

· Positive enthusiasm and energy must be contagious

· The ability to influence brand and service culture through a variety of training interactions

· Experienced in delivering impactful presentations

· Proficient in Microsoft Programs – Excel, Word, Powerpoint and others

 

 

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

 

Key Responsibilities

· Create and encourage an environment of “continuous improvement”

· Report on W Leicester Square GSS progress, highlighting areas on concern and areas of success

· Provide precise and tangible daily feedback to Leadership team as Heads of Department on operational performance

· Identify service gaps by monitoring operations and by gathering talent´s feedback.

· Design and implement plans to increase GSS scores to set targets

· Translate W DNA into daily operational tasks to ensure W Brand is adopted by talents and processes at all times.

· Instil W brand culture in all Talent, praising those who embrace it and questioning those who don’t

· Partner with Heads of Department and create strong relationships built on trust

· Ensure daily departmental Warm up Meetings are being held per shift, ensuring key hotel, operational  and brand information reach all talents at all levels.

· Participate in Departmental meetings to assist HOD and to contribute in communication and quality improvements topics.

· Identify training needs based on analysis of GSS feedback

· Design and conduct training interactions to increase GSS scores in collaboration with the L&D team

· Train and deliver W Service Culture inductions and day to day training.

· Translate W DNA into daily operational tasks to ensure W Brand is adopted by talents and processes at all times.

· Leverage existing L&D resources in the Marriott London Complex

· Coach Talent through operational interactions

· Communicate hotel GSS results during daily, weekly and monthly reports

· Share, Celebrate and recognize WOW Moments. Use as example of expected results from talents.

· Update, design and deliver W STORYBOARD whenever is needed.

· Provide recognition to talents based on guest comments, letters or emails.

· Support Leadership team with content of Warm Up report

· Chair Quality and Brand Culture meetings with key stakeholders

· Assist HOD with departmental HID´s (SOP´s) and assure effective implementation. Provide support and guidance if changes are needed.

· Assist HOD with implementation of initiatives, products, service or processes. Ensure all changes match W DNA and positively impact GSS metrics.

 

 

Administering Employee Training Programs

· Promotes and informs employees about all training programs.

· Displays leadership in guest hospitality, exemplifies excellent customer service and creates a positive atmosphere for guest relations.

· Helps employees identify specific behaviors that will contribute to service excellence.

· Ensures employees receive on-going training to understand guest expectations.

· Uses effective training methods to ensure employees have a good understanding of guest satisfaction and can demonstrate guest satisfaction skills.

· Meets with training cadre on a regular basis to support training efforts.

· Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to individuals and/or managers.

 

 

Evaluating Training Programs Effectiveness

· Monitors enrollment and attendance at training classes.

· Meets regularly with participants to assess progress and address concerns.

· Partners with operational leaders to assess if employees demonstrate effective technical and leadership skills.

· Reviews comment cards, guest satisfaction results and other data to identify areas of improvement.

· Measures transfer of learning from training courses to the operation.

· Ensures adult learning principles are incorporated into training programs.

 

Developing Training Program Plans and Budgets

· Ensures all training and development activities (department specific and general property training) are strategically linked to the organization’s mission and vision.

· Identifies performance gaps and works with managers to develop and implement appropriate training to improve performance.

· Makes any necessary adjustments to training methodology and/or re-trains as appropriate.

· Aligns current training and development programs to effectively impact key business indicators.

· Establishes guidelines so employees understand expectations and parameters.

· Develops specific training to improve service performance.

· Drives brand values and philosophy in all training and development activities.

· Incorporates guest satisfaction as a component of departmental meetings with a focus on continuous improvement.

 
 
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