General Manager VRI en Berkshire on the Ocean a Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Fecha de publicación: 7/10/2021

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Are you ready to grow your dream career while making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe. Join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences that make vacation dreams come true.

Responsible for the overall operation of the resort, including maintaining good working relationships with Board members, VRI staff, the Developer, and owners. Duties include overseeing the overall maintenance and service of the property, ensuring that all monies and reports are processed properly and on time, ensuring that proper inventories are maintained, maintaining proper contact with community agencies, establishing good vendor relations, supervising resort staff, monitoring exchange program and maintaining proper Developer and Board relations. Leads by example, builds morale, motivates and helps maintain the highest standards of excellence in Vacation Ownership amongst the employees

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Directs resort staff to achieve the goals listed below.  Other duties may be assigned.

2. Establishes standards for resort personnel administration and performance, service to guests, rental room rates, guest credit and payment policies, customer service, and type of guests to be solicited (Bonus Time, Vacation Time, or rental).

3. Takes an active interest and role in the promotion and generation of rental income for the project.

4. Reviews night audits and daily paperwork for accuracy and timely completion if assigned to others.

5. Ensures (with appropriate department head if not handled directly) that each department is adequately staffed according to the business demands.

6. Responsible for recruiting new employees for vacant positions.  Responsibilities include advertising, interviewing, and reference checks. Also responsible for terminating employees and making sure that the termination reflects established procedures outlined in the most current employee handbook.

7.Approves the coordination and planning of Guest Activities and special events.

8. Allocates funds, authorizes expenditures and assists Vacation Resorts International in budget development.

9. Oversees the assignment of the owner, exchange, and rental guestrooms based on room availability and restrictions due to timeshare ownership of individual units.

10. Responsible for the approval/verification of all vendor invoices and the timely submission to VRI Accounting.

11. Responsible for planning, developing, and implementing employee policies and procedures in conjunction with the management company’s direction.

12. See that Housemen keep the entrance to the lobby clean, vacuum lobby floors, sweep outside areas, empty ash urns, shine luggage carts, clean and polish glass on lobby doors.

13. Responsible for services provided by Front Desk personnel that will ensure efficient operation, guest satisfaction, and maintain a positive position within the industry.

14. Analyzes operating budget on at least a monthly basis to determine variances and be able to explain/account for those variances. Additionally, must be proactive in reducing negative variances and or take necessary steps to mitigate future variances.

15. Meets with desk staff and reviews activity, guest satisfaction, and occupancy reports to determine changes in activity programs or Front Desk operations.

16. Responsible for the timely implementation of directives to department supervisors that outline policy, program, or operational changes.

17. Is the Ambassador for the resort, promotes the resort within the local community.

18. Works with owners and guests on a personal level to resolve problems or complaints.  Handles special requests and unusual circumstances with compassion and understanding, in order to improve overall owner and guest satisfaction.

19. Serves as liaison between owners, exchange company(ies), and VRI.  Provides information and assistance to owners inquiring about management and exchange company policies and procedures.

20. Acts as an in-house representative for questions pertaining to payment of assessments and fees. Contacts owners whose fees are delinquent prior to the submission of their account to the approved outside collection agency.  Works to resolve payment problems or disputes within Assessment Billing and Collection policy guidelines. Has authority to establish payment plans.

21. General Manager will develop and implement a plan(s) to ensure new owners have made reservations for their use weeks within four weeks after they close escrow. Those owners that have not made reservations will be contacted directly by resort staff under the direction of the General Manager.

22. Reviews monthly R.C.I. comment reports with staff.  Make suggestions for changes to help enhance guest and owner perception of the resort and staff. Responsible for the follow-through on suggestions and changes to ensure the RCI Comment Card score improves or is maintained at the highest level.

23. Responsible for all required health and safety meetings/classes. Responsible for the establishment and maintenance of the health and safety program for all employees.

24. Conducts himself/herself in a professional manner at all times.

25. Follows all rules and regulations set forth in the latest Employee Handbook.

KEY POINTS & EXPECTATIONS

  • LEADERSHIP – Leads staff by example in terms of attitude, work ethic, responsiveness, and accuracy of work product.
  • PROFESSIONALISM – Reflects and promotes the industry-leading standing of VRI and TPI in all interactions with subordinates, clients, peers, and affiliates. 
  • DEPARTMENT WORKFLOW – Optimizes productivity by seeking to streamline workflow and processes.
  • ATTENTION TO DETAIL – Performs regular quality assurance reviews on all work performed by subordinates. Takes responsibility for departmental errors and encourages the team to strive for accuracy.
  • MULTI-TASKING – Able to organize, prioritize and effectively execute simultaneous assignments and tasks
  • COMPANY VALUES – Practices, promotes, and enforces company core values, policies, philosophies, and goals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have at least five (5) years of experience as a manager in a Vacation Ownership resort or hotel.

  • High School graduate and working knowledge of hotel and timeshare operations.
  • Must have working knowledge of automated reservation and/or property management systems.
  • Ability to deal tactfully and professionally with owners, guests, board members, and the public.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence via personal use of word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Ability to speak effectively before guests and employees of the organization.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, commissions, percentages, and payments.  Ability to apply concepts of basic business math.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in mathematical form and deal with abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to properly and safely lift 50 pounds.

Typical Working Conditions:

All-weather conditions will be experienced.  Work will be a combination of indoor office; outdoor grounds; some hands-on labor while working with employees.

Equipment Used:

Car, computer, phone, fax, printer, carts, and ladders.

Essential Physical Tasks:

Physically able to walk/stand through an extensive facility, climb ladders as needed, drive vehicles of all types; work in extreme heat or cold as necessitated by local weather conditions.  Must be able to lift 50 pounds.



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