1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. Accor
  4. Others


The Harlow Hotel By Accor, Harlow, GB



Duty Manager


Europe and North Africa

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Company Description

Our mission at The Harlow Hotel by Accor is to create memorable moments for our guests, by connecting hearts from arrival to farewell.

A job, a career or a calling - whatever brings you here, we have something for you!

As part of our team you will have:

  • Free night stays in our UK hotels and 50% discount in any Accor Restaurant (T&C Applies)
  • Discounted hotel rates all over the world in Accor Hotels
  • Continuously learn and develop yourself with our Accor Academy
  • Support your wellbeing in your professional and personal lives
  • Grow your experience anywhere. Explore limitless opportunities across 5000 hotels in over 100 countries
  • Participate actively in initiatives to build a more inclusive and sustainable world
  • And many more benefits and perks : Our objective is simple: make you grow and give you the spark to unleash your personality


Job Description

As someone who loves to create meaningful connections with both guests and colleagues, this role will see you being responsible for the day to day operations of the hotel across our Food and Beverage and Front Office departments. Reporting directly to the General Manager, your primary responsibility is ensuring a high level of guest service at all times across the hotel.

As a Duty Manager, your tasks and responsibilities will consist of, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist with the management of all operational departments as required
  • Management of roster, costings and forecasting
  • Professional development of Reservation Agents to ensure strong succession planning
  • Involvement in and management of setting KPI's for Front Office & guest satisfaction
  • Process and assist with check-in, check-out of guests, ensuring all procedures are adhered too.
  • Assist in all areas of the hotel to eliminate potential issues including Food & Beverage operations
  • Immediately attending to guest requests, and leading by example to other members of the team by being proactive and resourceful.
  • Responsibility for the health and safety of all patrons, guests and staff members.
  • Overseeing of whole guest experience from Reservation through to departure.

Your ability to ‘surprise’ our guests with your natural bright and bubbly customer service style is what sets you apart from the rest. You are naturally a confident person who is able to approach people and initiate conversation.

You are able to develop relationships with other department heads across the hotel to ensure a high level of customer service at all times.

In return, we will provide you with career development opportunities, a fun and rewarding environment, as well as hotel discounts worldwide


  • Previous leadership experience required
  • Previous Property Management System experience required
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required
  • University/College degree in a related discipline preferred
  • Must possess a professional presentation
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  •  Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Additional Information

One more thing…

By working at the The Harlow Hotel by Accor you will be part of the Accor network, worldwide hospitality leader. With us, you can be all you are, work with purpose, grow, learn, enjoy and explore Accor’s limitless opportunities. Discover our Talent stories at heart-of-hospitality.com or on Instagram @heart.of.hospitality

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent, creating an environment where everyone feels they belong.

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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