Operations Manager Its a powerful feeling, to belong. Its inspiring people to do more than they thought they could. Its leading the way by rolling up your sleeves to accomplish a common goal. Its taking a passion and turning it into your vision. Belonging is what it feels like to work at Marriott. If this sounds like the place for you, join us. The Courtyard Birmingham Colonnade/Grandview located at 4300 Colonnade Parkway, Birmingham, AL, 35243 is currently hiring an Operations Manager. Responsibilities include: Responsible for assisting in successfully executing all operations in the hotel Operations departments (may include Front Office, Business Center, Recreation/Health Club, Housekeeping, Food and Beverage/Culinary and Engineering/Maintenance) and managing staff. Strives to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction and maximize the financial performance of the department. Ensures that standards and procedures are being followed. Leads specific team while assisting with meeting or exceeding property goals. CANDIDATE PROFILE Education and Experience High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the guest services, front desk, housekeeping, or related professional area. OR 2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; 2 years experience in the guest services, front desk, housekeeping, or related professional area. CORE WORK ACTIVITIES Leading Operations Team Ensures that goals are being translated to the team as they relate to guest tracking and productivity. Creates and nurtures a property environment that emphasizes motivation, empowerment, teamwork, continuous improvement and a passion for providing service. Understands employee and guest satisfaction results and developing game plans to attack need areas and expand on the strengths. Ensures that the team has the capabilities to meet expectations. Leads by example demonstrating self-confidence, energy and enthusiasm. Assists employees in understanding guests ever-changing needs and expectations, and exceeding them. Managing Property Operations Function(s) Follows property specific second effort and recovery plan. Publishes all guest satisfaction results in a timely fashion including all guest satisfaction forms, comment cards and guest letters. Takes proactive approaches when dealing with employee concerns. Extends professionalism and courtesy to employees at all times. Communicates/updates all goals and results with employees. Meets semiannually with staff on a one-to-one basis. Assists/teaches the team scheduling against guest and hours/occupied room goals. Performs hourly job functions as needed. Managing and Monitoring Activities that Affect the Guest Experience Provides excellent customer service by being readily available/approachable for all guests. Takes proactive approaches when dealing with guest concerns. Extends professionalism and courtesy to guests at all times. Responds timely to customer service department request. Ensures all team members meet or exceed all hospitality requirements. Managing Profitability Assists in performing required annual Quality audit with GM & RD. Ensures a viable key control program is in place. Reviews financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement. Conducting Human Resources Activities Interviews and assists in making hiring decisions. Receives hiring recommendations from team supervisors. Ensures orientations for new team members are thorough and completed in a timely fashion. To submit your application for this job, please go to: https://marriott.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en Marriott International is consistently recognized as an employer of choice around the globe by FORTUNE and Working Mother magazines, DiversityInc, Great Places to Work Institute, and the CRF institute among others. Visit our newsroom to learn more: news.marriott.com Connect and network online with us: www.facebook.com/marriottjobsandcareers www.twitter.com/marriottcareers www.linkedin.com/company/marriott-international www.weibo.com/marriottcareers Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.