Deadline of this Job: 05 October 2022
JOB DETAILS:
Front Office Agent
Job Description

o Assist staff with expediting problem payments (e.g., problems processing credit card). Follow up with guest regarding satisfaction with guest-related issues. Process all guest check-ins by confirming reservations, assigning room, and issuing and activating room key. Process all payment types such as room charges, cash, checks, debit, or credit. Anticipate sold-out situations and obtain satisfactory alternative accommodations when the property cannot accommodate guests with reservations. Process all check-outs including resolving any late and disputed charges. Answer, record, and process all guest calls, messages, requests, questions, or concerns. Coordinate with Housekeeping to track readiness of rooms for check-in. Run daily reports (number of arrivals, departures), identify any special requests, and check reports for accuracy. Cash guests' personal checks and traveler's checks. Review shift logs/daily memo books and document pertinent information in logbooks. Count bank at the beginning and end of shift. Balance and drop receipts according to Accounting specifications.
o Assist management in training, motivating, and coaching employees; serve as a role model. Report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; complete safety training and certifications. Follow all company policies and procedures; ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information. Anticipate and address guests’ service needs. Speak with others using clear and professional language; prepare and review written documents accurately and completely; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others. Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

Critical Tasks
• Safety and Security
• Follow company and department safety and security policies and procedures to ensure a clean, safe, and secure environment.
• Maintain awareness of undesirable persons on property premises.
• Report work related accidents, or other injuries immediately upon occurrence to manager/supervisor.
• Follow property specific procedures for handling emergency situations (e.g., evacuations, medical emergencies, natural disasters).
• Policies and Procedures
• Ensure uniform, nametags, and personal appearance are clean, hygienic, professional and in compliance with company policies and procedures.
• Protect the privacy and security of guests and coworkers.
• Maintain confidentiality of proprietary materials and information.
• Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.
• Guest Relations
• Welcome and acknowledge each and every guest with a smile, eye contact, and a friendly verbal greeting, using the guest's name when possible.
• Engage guests in conversation regarding their stay, property services, and area attractions/offerings.
• Actively listen and respond positively to guest questions, concerns, and requests using brand or property specific process (e.g., LEARN, PLEASED, Guest Response, LEAP, MYSTIQUE) to resolve issues, delight, and build trust.
• Anticipate guests' service needs, including asking questions of guests to better understand their needs and watching/listening to guest preferences and acting on them whenever possible.
• Address guests' service needs in a professional, positive, and timely manner.
• Assist other employees to ensure proper coverage and prompt guest service.
• Thank guests with genuine appreciation and provide a fond farewell.
• Provide assistance to individuals with disabilities, including assisting visually, hearing, or physically-impaired individuals within guidelines (e.g., escorting them when requested, using words to explain actions, writing directions on paper, moving objects out of the way, or offering access to Braille or TDD phones).
• Communication
• Discuss work topics, activities, or problems with coworkers, supervisors, or managers discreetly and quietly, avoiding public areas of the property.
• Prepare and review written documents (e.g., daily logs, business letters, memoranda, reports), including proofreading and editing written information to ensure accuracy and completeness.
• Talk with and listen to other employees to effectively exchange information.
• Provide assistance to coworkers, ensuring they understand their tasks.
• Answer telephones using appropriate etiquette including answering the phone within 3 rings, answering with a smile in one's voice, using the callers' name, transferring calls to appropriate person/department, requesting permission before placing the caller on hold, taking and relaying messages, and allowing the caller to end the call.
• Speak to guests and co-workers using clear, appropriate and professional language.
• Assists Management
• Assist management in screening resumes, conducting interviews and selecting new hourly hires using selection tools and systems.
• Ensure that hourly employees are trained on company core values, job roles, responsibilities, and technical and service aspects of the job.
• Serve as a departmental role model or mentor by working alongside employees to perform technical or functional job duties.
• Assist management in establishing and communicating goals, performance expectations, timetables and deadlines for shift or departmental operations to hourly employees and ensure that they are understood.
• Assist management to ensure that hourly employees have the necessary resources to effectively perform their jobs (e.g., supplies, equipment, and inventory).
• Assign and ensure work tasks are completed on time and that they meet appropriate quality standards.
• Coach and develop employees (e.g., create expectations for continual improvement, provide challenging tasks and assignments, hold development discussions, and construct and execute development plans).
• Encourage and motivate employees to perform their best, take responsibility for tasks and assignments, make decisions and provide input on possible improvements.
• Collaborate with management to formally recognize hourly employees' performance contributions.
• Listen to hourly employees' suggestions for improving how work is done and how guests are served, gaining management support as needed to act upon suggestions.
• Coordinate tasks and work with other departments to ensure that the department runs efficiently.
• Collaborate with management to develop and carry-out ideas and procedures and set goals to continuously improve department performance around guest and employee satisfaction scores.
• Working with Others
• Develop and maintain positive and productive working relationships with other employees and departments.
• Partner with and assist others to promote an environment of teamwork and achieve common goals.
• Actively listen to and consider the concerns of other employees, responding appropriately and effectively.
• Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and respect.
• Handle sensitive issues with employees and/or guests with tact, respect, diplomacy, and confidentiality.
• Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement
• Monitor the performance of others to ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards.
• Identify and recommend new ideas, technologies, or processes to increase organizational efficiency, productivity, quality, safety, and/or cost-savings.
• Physical Tasks
• Read and visually verify information in a variety of formats (e.g., small print).
• Enter and locate work-related information using computers and/or point of sale systems.
• Grasp, turn, and manipulate objects of varying size and weight, requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
• Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
• Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance.
• Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift.
• Check-in/Check-out
• Process all guest check-ins by confirming reservations in computer system (e.g., Fidelio, PMS, FOSSE, OPERA), verifying guest identity, requesting form of payment, assigning room, and issuing room key in accordance with property policies and procedures.
• Activate room keys using electronic key machine (e.g., Saflok) and reissue new room keys to guests as necessary (e.g., lost key) by verifying guest identity and using electronic key machine.
• Sell a room/accommodation to guests without reservations based on availability.
• Organize and coordinate master accounts for arriving groups.
• Organize and coordinate check-in/pre-registration procedures for arriving groups.
• Verify and adjust billing for guests.
• Set up accurate accounts for each guest upon check-in according to their requirements (i.e., sharewiths, separate room/tax/incidentals, comp).
• Assign room according to guest request and preferences whenever possible.
• Ensure rates match market codes and that any exceptions are documented and include an explanation.
• Secure valid form of payment (e.g., credit card, cash) prior to issuing room key.
• Obtain and verify proper tax-exempt information for tax-exempt guests.
• Ask for and enter Marriott Rewards information (e.g., number, name, address) when taking reservation or checking guest in.
• Sign guests up for Marriott Rewards.
• Pre-register designated guests and prepare key packets.
• File guest room keys and ensure the safe keeping of keys at the Front Desk.
• File guest paperwork or documentation.
• Communicate to appropriate staff that there are guests that are waiting for an available room.
• Advise guest of any messages (e.g., voicemail, mail, faxes) received for them, and send to room if required.
• Accommodate requests for room changes when possible.
• Review requests for late check-outs and approve according to occupancy.
• Keep track of changes in room status (e.g., early check-out, late check-out, room transfer, unexpected stay over) for Housekeeping.
• Print and fold folios and ensure that they are placed under each guest room door the night before check-out.
• Process all check-outs including express check-outs, resolving any late and disputed charges, settling account, retrieving room key, and requesting comments on guest's stay.
• Research and resolve disputed charges with credit card companies.
• Conduct group check-ins/outs.
• Clear departures in computer system to document that rooms are no longer occupied.
• Coordinate with Housekeeping to track readiness of rooms for check-in and to report guest concerns.
• Review out-of-order rooms daily to determine status and estimated date for return to room inventory.
• Reservations/Blocking Rooms
• Confirm reservations and cancellations.
• Take reservations by phone, internet request, or in person.
• Identify any over-commitments by room type (e.g., bedding, view, size).
• Manage daily room inventory and determine room sales strategy (e.g., over- commitments).
• Anticipate sold-out situations and determine how many rooms are over-committed.
• Perform call-arounds of surrounding area properties for occupancy and rate and maintain list of alternative accommodations.
• Obtain satisfactory alternative accommodations for guests with reservations when the property cannot accommodate them.
• Ensure that current information on rates, packages, and promotions is available at the Front Office.
• Cancel reservations that are not secured with a credit card after designated time.
• Respond to fax/email reservation requests.
• Block rooms in the computer and identify designated requirements and requests (e.g., guaranteed room types, special requests, VIP's, early arrivals, guest recognition).
• Perform duplicate reservation checks.
• Pull rooms from inventory for group blocks and ensure rooming lists are correct and updated in computer systems.
• Track complimentary rooms and ensure they are allocated appropriately.
• Communications
• Operate telephone switchboard station in order to answer telephone calls.
• Monitor busy or unanswered lines, check back with callers on hold to update status, and offer to take a message.
• Communicate guest and employee messages by printing messages and arranging for delivery of printed messages.
• Serve as liaison with Regional/Central Reservation Centers.
• Update property extensions and caller identification display.
• Activate and deactivate guest room message lights as appropriate.
• Assist callers with credit card, calling card, long distance, collect, overseas, and person to person calls.
• Process guest requests for wake-up calls, screening calls, do not disturb, call forwarding, conference calls, TDD relay calls, and non-registered guest calls.
• Make photocopies at request of guests.
• Transfer guests with internet access issues to the internet service provider's customer support line.
• Instruct guests on how to access the internet (e.g., dial-up, broadband, wireless).
• Test beepers and radios to ensure communications equipment works properly.
• Make pre-departure calls to guests to identify needs related to wake-up, transportation, etc.
• Forward calls to Front Desk during breaks, at night or whenever the switchboard is unattended.
• Reports/Recordkeeping
• Review shift logs/daily memo books and document pertinent information in logbooks.
• Log all guest requests, incidents, adjustments and comment cards into computer to allow for proper tracking and documentation of guest problems and solution.
• Document maintenance needs on work orders and submit to manager/supervisor.
• Run daily reports (number of arrivals, departures), identify any special requests, and check reports for accuracy.
• Print contingency lists to have a record of all guests in case of emergency.
• Compile list of guests with extended stays for guest recognition purposes.
• Run credit card authorization report and check for discrepancies.
• Complete the Room Rate Variance Report.
• Maintain and update database containing preferences of repeat and VIP guests.
• Greet/Escort Guests
• Open doors and assist guests/residents/visitors entering and leaving property.
• Supply guests/residents with directions and information regarding property amenities, services, and hours of operation, and local areas of interest and activities.
• Guest Services
• Make pre-arrival, mid-stay, and post-stay calls to guests to ensure needs are met.
• Send and respond to emails and website requests from guests.
• Compile and distribute list of anticipated services and amenities to relevant departments.
• Answer, record, and process all guest calls, requests, questions, or concerns.
• Contact appropriate individual or department (e.g., Bellperson, Front Desk, Housekeeping, Engineering, Security/Loss Prevention) as necessary to resolve guest call, request, or problem.
• Ensure that any outstanding requests or problems from the previous day receive priority and are resolved.
• Follow up with guests to ensure their requests or problems have been met to their satisfaction.
• Arrange transportation (e.g., taxi cab, shuttle bus) for guests/residents/visitors, and record advance transportation request as needed.
• Accept and record wake-up call requests and deliver to appropriate department.
• Maintain welcome beverage station.
• Deliver wake-up calls for guests at requested time.
• Deliver items (e.g., messages, mail, faxes, packages, flowers, sundry items, gift items) to guest/resident rooms.
• Deliver and retrieve guest/resident dry cleaning/laundry.
• Provide complimentary toiletries to guests, such as toothpaste, razors, and shampoo.
• Log lost and found items and help guests locate lost items.
• Sell snacks, beverages, and other supplies (such as toothpaste and over-the-counter medications) to guests.
• Bake pre-made cookies in the restaurant.
• Monitor and maintain supply and cleanliness of coffee station.
• At Your Service/Delighted to Serve
• Input room service orders into computer system.
• Follow up with guest regarding satisfaction with guest-related issues.
• VIP/Concierge Services
• Gather, summarize, and utilize information about the property and the surrounding area amenities, including special events and activities.
• Maintain updated resource materials on all vendors and information to accommodate guest/resident requests.
• Respond to guest/resident requests for special arrangements or services (e.g., spa services, transportation, religious services, babysitting, financial services, business center services, interpretation services, reservations, dry cleaning, entertainment/sporting events, shopping) by making arrangements or identifying appropriate providers.
• Respond to special requests from guests/residents with unique needs.
• Complete confirmation cards and deliver to guest/residents upon completion of each arrangement coordinated for guest.
• Telephone newly registered guests after check-in to establish their needs and satisfaction and follow up on any guest requests.
• Communicate VIP arrivals to designated personnel for escort and delivery of amenities.
• Greet and escort VIPs to their rooms upon arrival.
• Call or assist VIPs on their first day to ensure all their requests and needs are met, as well as ask their preferences for time of requested service(s).
• Mail/Packages/Fax
• Receive, deliver, and document incoming packages for guests.
• Distribute incoming mail and faxes to guests and staff.
• Package, label, and ship items for guests, maintaining receipts and paperwork on all shipped items for tracking and billing purposes, and ensuring charges are applied to proper accounts, room numbers, or credit cards.
• Prepare and send faxes to appropriate personnel and guests.
• Coordinate delivery of packages and/or boxes to the proper meeting room or guest room.
• Group Events
• Direct guests to their meeting/function rooms and all property areas.
• Verify that group's food and beverages are refilled and that meeting rooms are maintained (e.g., emptying of trashcans, removal of dirty dishes) during event.
• Business Center
• Open and close the Business Center.
• Assist guests with their business center needs (e.g., copies, faxes, typing) and bill services.
• Rent and/or sell electronics or miscellaneous office supplies (e.g., cell phones, cameras, laptop, paper cutters, paper products) to guests.
• Parking
• Dispatch bell staff or valet staff as needed.
• Communicate parking procedures to guests/visitors.
• Stock jogger station with clean towels, bottled water, and/or fruits.
• Monitor and maintain safety, security, and cleanliness of parking areas/levels, and report any vehicles/safety hazards, unauthorized personnel, or potential security problems to the manager/supervisor.
• Cash Handling
• Count bank at the beginning of shift to ensure that amounts are correct and that there is adequate change.
• Count bank at end of shift and secure bank.
• Balance and drop receipts according to Accounting specifications.
• Process all payment types such as room charges, cash, checks, debit, or credit.
• Process adjustment vouchers, paid-outs, correction vouchers, and miscellaneous charges.
• Provide change to guests.
• Cash guests' personal checks and traveler's checks.
• Reconcile all guest checks in the computer system and maintain accountability for all financial transactions.
• Obtain manual authorizations and follow all Accounting procedures when computer system is down.
• Finance-Related
• Process accounts receivable (e.g., direct billing, invoices).
• Assist staff with expediting problem payments (e.g., problems processing credit card).
• Print credit check report, review status of each account, and follow up on accounts beyond approved credit limits.
• Process advance payment/e-commerce reservations.
• Maintain original copies of all billed services for accounting purposes and organize Group receipts, ensuring they are accounted and copied for bill review.
• Handle deposits of payment checks to the property by documenting information and putting checks in drop.
• Inventory/Procurement
• Monitor inventory and order general office supplies (fax paper, copier toner, etc.) for the department.
• Order and stock supplies for guests, such as snacks, beverages, and toiletries.
• Establish and maintain relationships with outside vendors.
• Maintenance/Security
• Escort unwelcome persons off property and/or contact Security when necessary.
• Announce all visitors to guests before allowing them to go up, permitting access only to authorized visitors.

Critical Competencies
• Analytical Skills
• Problem Solving
• Decision-Making
• Arithmetic Computation
• Computer Skills
• Learning • Interpersonal Skills
• Interpersonal Skills
• Team Work
• Diversity Relations
• Influence
• Negotiating
• Customer Service Orientation
• Personal Attributes
• Integrity
• Innovation
• Dependability
• Initiative
• Stress Tolerance
• Adaptability/Flexibility
• Positive Demeanor
• Presentation
• Safety Orientation
• Property Knowledge
• Company Polices Knowledge
• Cash Handling/Finance-Related
• Analytical
• Auditing
• Accounting Knowledge
• Accounting Procedures
• Time Clock System
• Invoice Processing
• Cash Handling
• Gift Certificates
• Cash Register
• Customer Billing
• Credit Card Processing
• Credit Reports
• Assists Management
• Delegating and Directing
• Coaching and Developing
• Resolving Conflict
• Team Building
• Organization
• Planning and Organizing
• Detail Orientation
• Multi-Tasking
• Time Management
• Property Information
• Property Features/Services
• Computer Reservation System
• Front Desk
• Check-in/Check-out
• Reservation Software
• Marriott Rewards
• Maintain Inventory and Supplies
• Baking
• Technical Certifications and Licenses
• Driver's License
• Telecommunications
• Phone Extensions
• Telephone System
• Administration
• Typing •

Job Requirements
• BA Degree in Hotel Management or related field.
• Having two years of work experience in an international Hotel
• Having the critical competencies of the FO Agent position
• Good Command of English and knowing other language is advantageous
• Excellent customer service skills, knowledge of the opera system, Teamwork, and diversity relation

Deadline of this Job: 30 September 2022
JOB DETAILS:
Office Secretary
Background of the company

Kerchanshe Trading P.L.C is the largest producer and exporter of coffee in Ethiopia, It has a proud history of providing quality coffees to the local and international markets. Currently our company needs a dedicated and motivated candidate.

General Job Description:
• Checks forms for completeness and files materials according to an established filing system and simple inventory records. Operates photocopying machine and distributes copied documents as necessary.

Specific Job Description
• Performing general office duties such as copying, scanning, printing, and answering phone calls and emails, among others
• Draft and Edit completed work for grammar, spelling and punctuation of Afan Oromo, Amharic and English based format documents.
• Gather and organize typing material
• Create spreadsheets and presentations, combining various data from existing files
• Maintain physical and digital filing systems
• Scan and print files, as needed
• Take notes at meetings with managers and others to create detailed texts
• Ensuring that the office supplies are maintained and informing the supervisor of any issues or requirements.
• Keep information confidential in accordance with security policies
Job Requirements
• BA degree or Diploma in Secretarial Science, information technology, computer science, office management, or other related fields
• computer training or certification is a plus.
• Minimum of 3/5 years’ experience as office Secretary, Office Management.

Skills Required
• Proven work experience as a Typist
• Experience using data recorders and optical scanners
• Excellent knowledge of word processing tools and spreadsheets
• Familiarity with office equipment
• Strong Afan Oromo, Amharic and English language skills
• Attention to detail with ability to spot grammar, spelling and punctuation errors
• Confidentiality

Deadline of this Job: 30 September 2022
JOB DETAILS:
Job Description
K.O.JJ Food Processing Complex PLC wants to hire competent applicants for there hereunder mentioned vacant position on a permanent base.

Required Qualification:
• BA Degree in Management or any related field of study
Required Experience:
• 4 years experience in Administration (preferably in Factory)

Deadline of this Job: 27 September 2022
JOB DETAILS:
Purpose of the Job:
The main purpose of the job is to implement Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia’s "Community Empowerment for Children’s Wellbeing” project which mainly focuses on reduction the risk of streetism and exploitation among children living in Gullele Sub city; woreda 04 & 06 (Addis Ababa) through family economic strengthening, education, participation and protection.

Key Responsibilities:
• Preparing weekly, monthly and quarterly detail implementation work plan
• Prepare and submit weekly, monthly and quarterly reports to the project officer.
• Implement the project activities together with the project and partners staffs like urban health, education, women and children, administration offices, communities and other partners.
• Collect data on children, families and other related information
• Conduct regular follow up, supervision and evaluation of the project implementation
• Provide training for the children families on IGA, children safety, health prevention, protection and others.
• Conduct regular meeting with partners staffs, children’s family and others
• Facilitate to effect payment according to Amref health Africa’s financial policy and procedure for project activities
• Identify project beneficiaries and keep the necessary documentation, check list, pictures and registration
- Facilitate, develop and document best practices, lessons, case stories, visual and audio materials of project work
- Use readily available materials, guidelines, manuals and others to ensure quality of the project implementation
• Conduct and organize community training as required
• Participate on project implementation, monitoring and evaluation activities
• Perform any other assignment as requested by the supervisor

Qualifications and Competencies:
• BSC/BA in sociology, phycology, economics
• Additional training on Child protection, IGA and Business skill are important
• Minimum of 1years practical experience on child sponsor ship, child protection projects.
• Experience in IGA or Family Income Generating is an advantage
• NGO experience is an advantage
• Good interpersonal & communication skills
• Good knowledge and experience on urban project implementation specially in Addis Ababa
- Should be a team player, comfortable to accept advises and observe deadlines.
• Excellent computer skills: MS applications
• Data gathering and report writing skills
• Highly interested to work on children and can be a role model for them
• He/she can join the organization soon/ within a week