Assistant Lifestyle Manager

at Jumeirah Group & Corporate
Published May 24, 2024
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Category Chefs / F&B / Housekeeping / Hospitality  
Job Type Full-time  
Responsibilities Act as your members’ primary contact and to proactively communicate with them on a day-to-day basis (remotely).  Ensure that all your members’ requests are fulfilled in a timely manner and to the highest levels of personalization and quality across all existing offerings within the Jumeirah portfolio. This includes coordination on all aspects of a hotel, dining, wellness, entertainment, or outdoor event to include transportation, reservations, personalized touches, and payment.  Strengthen each relationship and personalize each experience by deeply understanding each member’s unique lifestyle, preferences and needs whilst maximizing the likelihood of their renewal.  Support the creation of new experiences for your member by customizing and combining existing offerings within the Jumeirah portfolio that are relevant to their preferences.  Support the creation and maintenance of a detailed calendar for your member that includes your managed experiences.  Anticipate challenges within an itinerary, and plan redundancies as needed.  As an IO Assistant Lifestyle Manager, you will at times be required to be on-site at the various locations that our members will be visiting to create a welcoming arrival experience and ensure that the facility and staff have the context and supplies required to deliver a world-class experience.  Understand the financial context to membership decisions. Assess the value of individual services / benefits, and to be able to add or remove line items from an invoice.  Maintain knowledge in hospitality best practices in greeting, payment, and preference tracking.
Industry Hospitality

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

About Jumeirah & the Hotel

Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has been making a distinguished impact on the global hospitality market for more than two decades with its Stay Different™ brand promise.

Its award-winning destinations, such as the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, position service beyond expectations, elevated signature dining destinations and surprising architecture and design at the heart of every guest experience.

Today, Jumeirah operates a world-class portfolio of 26 properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia and employs over 9,000 colleagues, representing over 120 nationalities.

As Jumeirah continues to expand its global portfolio and scales up its operations to the next level of growth, it remains fully committed to developing and empowering our colleagues to excel in world class environments.

Jumeirah is committed to embedding equality, diversity, and inclusion in all its practices, embracing a culture that celebrates diversity.

The group boasts some of the most prestigious and captivating properties in the world, from the iconic flagship hotel and timeless pinnacle of luxury, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, and lavish Arabian palaces across Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah, to its contemporary Maldivian island paradise at Olhahali Island and art-inspired dolce vita on the island of Capri. Whether a modern twist on a British classic in the heart of Knightsbridge, London, at The Carlton Tower Jumeirah, or a futuristic setting at Jumeirah Nanjing, Jumeirah’s name is synonymous with service excellence, crafting exceptional experiences for everyone who walks through its doors. Furter expanding its footprint into new markets, guests can now enjoy its service beyond expectations at the stunning all-villa Jumeirah Bali and the exquisite Jumeirah Muscat Bay, both of which opened in 2022.

 

About the Job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Assistant Lifestyle Manager to join our membership team in Dubai. The objective of this role is to facilitate a seamless and joyful experience for HNW members, acting as their single point of contact. As the ‘face’ of the membership, Assistant Lifestyle Managers will provide a tailored, high-touch concierge service to members, which will involve coordinating experiences across all Jumeirah and Dubai Holding assets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as your members’ primary contact and to proactively communicate with them on a day-to-day basis (remotely).
  • Ensure that all your members’ requests are fulfilled in a timely manner and to the highest levels of personalization and quality across all existing offerings within the Jumeirah portfolio. This includes coordination on all aspects of a hotel, dining, wellness, entertainment, or outdoor event to include transportation, reservations, personalized touches, and payment.
  • Strengthen each relationship and personalize each experience by deeply understanding each member’s unique lifestyle, preferences and needs whilst maximizing the likelihood of their renewal.
  • Support the creation of new experiences for your member by customizing and combining existing offerings within the Jumeirah portfolio that are relevant to their preferences.
  • Support the creation and maintenance of a detailed calendar for your member that includes your managed experiences.
  • Anticipate challenges within an itinerary, and plan redundancies as needed.
  • As an IO Assistant Lifestyle Manager, you will at times be required to be on-site at the various locations that our members will be visiting to create a welcoming arrival experience and ensure that the facility and staff have the context and supplies required to deliver a world-class experience.
  • Understand the financial context to membership decisions. Assess the value of individual services / benefits, and to be able to add or remove line items from an invoice.
  • Maintain knowledge in hospitality best practices in greeting, payment, and preference tracking.

About You

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • 1 to 3 years of experience in any of the following sectors/areas: Personal Assistant, Customer Service, Guest Relations, Lifestyle and or Account Management, luxury travel & leisure.
  •  Strong ability to build a professional yet intimate relationship with their members, so to be able to anticipate their members’ needs and deliver highly personalized experiences
  • We believe the successful candidate will have a desire to learn about and understand HNW lifestyles, expectations, needs and preferences in Dubai and the UAE specifically.
  • The successful candidate will have shown a winning attitude, interest in working with people from diverse backgrounds and a can-do mentality.
  • Strong ability to ruthlessly prioritize work, meet deadlines, make decisions and communicate effectively under pressure.
  • A successful candidate will be willing to be in-touch and on-call, accountable and available to their members at all times.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and a desire to communicate with HNW clients.
  • Some understanding of requirements involved in the lifestyle management of affluent, high-net worth individuals.
  • Working knowledge of Dubai and UAE attractions, restaurants, hotels, wellness, entertainment, and events

About the Benefits

We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams (AED), the local currency of the UAE. In addition, we offer generous F&B benefits, reduced hotel rates across our properties. Globally, excellent leave and health care package including dental coverage, flights home, life insurance, incentive programs, children’s education assistance and other employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant looking for a career with one of the most luxurious brands in the hospitality industry.

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