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Raffles Al Areen Palace Bahrain, Manama, Bahrain

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REF22189Q

Assistant Butler (IVD Waiters)

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

Introducing Raffles Al Areen Palace Bahrain, an extraordinary addition to Raffles Hotel's renowned portfolio. This ultra-luxury property offers a unique experience as "The Palace of the Secret Garden." With 78 private pool villas ranging from 1 to 3 bedrooms, Raffles Al Areen Palace Bahrain redefines luxury hospitality in Bahrain. Our spacious villas, starting from 400 sqm, feature private pools and jacuzzis, providing guests with ultimate relaxation and privacy. Our dedicated team of Raffles Legendary Butlers ensures exceptional service and attention to detail, creating unforgettable moments for each guest. Conveniently located just 40 minutes from the airport and 30 minutes from the City Center, Raffles Al Areen Palace Bahrain offers easy access to Exhibition World Bahrain, Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), and the Al Dana Amphitheater, making it an ideal choice for cultural, entertainment, and business destinations.


Job Description

  • Supports Butlers in creating personal connections with guests through emotional luxury.
  • Responsible to have full knowledge of in suite and maxi bar set-ups.
  • Supports Butler in regular service offerings include unpacking, packing, light laundry handling, shoe-shine service if needed.
  • Fully understands the difference of room categories and guest levels / VIPs.
  • Promptly answers calls, instant messages from the Butler they work with as well as in their department.
  • Engages, customizes and organises in suite Maxi Bar set-ups for the occupied suites with the instructions of the Butler.
  • Make sure to report used items in suites Maxi Bars and are charged to the guest’s accounts.
  • Make sure Butler trolleys and dedicated pantries are well-stocked and ready for the next shift.
  • Cleans and maintains all Butler working areas including guest suites, pantries, stores, equipment, perishables, stationary, etc. with the instruction and support of the Butler they work with.
  • Follows up necessary hygiene procedures on daily basis.
  • Completes the missing products from purchasing department and stocks them neatly in the designated pantries / storages.
  • Works closely with in room dining and engages / customizes replenishment of amenities for the occupied suites with the instructions of the Butler.
  • Responsible of removal and exchange of dirty plates, cutleries, glasses etc. while replenishing amenities and Maxi Bars for occupied suites with the instructions of the Butler.
  • Ensures all communication is carried clearly amongst the team.
  • Intuitively anticipates through observation and interactions guests’ needs and wants. Shares guest preferences with Butlers to be recorded on guest’s profile.
  • Ensures service standards and individual performance are aligned with Accor Hotels Values - Guest Passion, Trust, Sustainable Performance, Spirit of Conquest, Innovation and Respect.
  • Cooperates closely with Butlers and Butler supervisors to ensure a seamless service. Acts as a link for guests with all other areas of the hotel.
  • Addresses any security incidents and guest complaints to the Head Butler and reacts proactively when suitable and appropriate.
  • Performs any duties and special projects as requested by management whether in your own department or any other department in the hotel.
  • Follows Hotel Evacuation Policy in case of an Emergency.

Qualifications

  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate in second language.
  • Ascertains and addresses guest/colleague needs.
  • Focuses on service with an eye for detail and an approachable attitude.
  • Works well under pressure, analyses and resolves problems, exercises good judgment and with a high degree of professionalism.
  • Prioritizes and organizes work assignments and delegates work effectively.
  • Self-motivates and shows good initiative in a dynamic environment.
  • Ensures security and confidentiality of guest and hotel information.
  • Embraces and responds to change effectively.
  • Understands international luxury travelers and their needs.
  • International level of quality and non-hotel experience a plus.
  • An understanding of cultural nuisances in dealing with local and Middle Eastern guests.
  • Anticipates the needs and the assistance a Butler might need upon a guest’s stay, from their arrival to departure.
  • Strives an effort to capture the fineness of the everyday work.
  • Shows enthusiasm for self-development.

Additional Information

  • Opportunity to join the first Raffles in Bahrain
  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
  • Learning programs through our Academies
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
  • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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