Marriott W Lounge Supervisor in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Posting Date Mar 13, 2018

Job Number 18000QCJ

Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary

Location W Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands VIEW ON MAP

Brand W Hotels

Schedule Full-time

Relocation? No

Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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Boldly coloring outside the lines of luxury, W turns the traditional notion of the extravagant hotel on its head. Our irreverent attitude and taste for excess redefine revelry for the modern jet set. Our guests have a lust for a life less ordinary that drives them to demand more, experience it all, and hit repeat.

We share guests’ passions, providing insider access to what’s new and what’s next. Moderation is not in our vocabulary and we know that lust for life demands more, not less. W guests soak it in and live each day with a mantra: Detox.Retox.Repeat. If you’re ready to create the energetic W scene that is magnetic to everyday disruptors around the world, then we invite you to explore a career with W Hotels.

Continue your career as W Lounge Supervisor at the W Amsterdam where design , music and fashion connect to our guests and create an extraordinary dynamic for the city of canals.

Split across two unique buildings, a former Telephone Exchange building and a Bank, W Amsterdam is an intriguing design mix of heritage and contemporary where nights never end and the pulse is set high with a full calendar of exclusive W Happenings.

A magnificent icon where our guests step inside the W Amsterdam and go straight to the top and check in at our rooftop W Living Room. Experience the innovative design and luxury of our 238 stylish guestrooms, including 25 suites, three WOW suites and two lavish Extreme WOW Suites.

Get in on the fun and transform your dreams into reality. Apply now and Deliver Whatever/Whenever to our guests, Connect to the Extraordinary & Surround yourself with what’s new/next.


Located near Dam Square, W Amsterdam is right in the heart of the city, just steps from the iconic canal district with its vibrant restaurants, bars and nightlife scene and an easy stroll to the boutiques of the 9 Streets district.

Job Description

As a W Lounge Supervisor you assist the Manager with the daily operation of the venue, ensuring maximum guest satisfaction and profit contribution. You strive to maintain high quality and efficiency as well as to promote teamwork between all talents. You observe and enforce objectives, policies, standards and procedures whilst recognizing the coaching needs of the talents in order to achieve high performance and a positive departmental culture.


  • Coordinate the work of the B&F Attendants in an efficient manner, maintaining high quality and standards

  • Conduct pre-service briefings with the team, including: VIPs in house, group movement, promotional activities, guest feedback and product knowledge

  • Be attentive in checking quality of B&F service, cleanliness of bar, tables, chairs, floor and general equipment.

  • Maintain par stock levels of all B&F items

  • Provide a positive example to all B&F Attendants on upholding the standards and procedures of the venue

  • Handle customer concerns and complaints with empathy and understanding according to W standards.

  • Wherever possible, actively solicit guest feedback in order to seek continual improvement in service and to ensure guest satisfaction.Assist management in ensuring all special guest requests

  • Assist in the initial and ongoing training of all B&F talents

  • Attend meetings as required and assist in the implementation of opportunities for quality team building.

  • Align working practices with W Amsterdam's Vision; consistently strive to meet and exceed the expectations of both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Ensure talents are working together as a team to ensure optimum service and that guest needs are met.

  • Complete opening and closing duties including setting up necessary supplies and tools, cleaning all equipment and areas, locking doors, etc. Inspect storage areas for organization, use of FIFO, and cleanliness.

  • Complete scheduled inventories and stock and requisition necessary supplies

  • Monitor seating availability, service, safety, and well being of guests.

  • Assist management in hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, counseling, disciplining, and motivating and coaching employees; and serve as a role model and first point of contact

  • Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report any maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents, or injuries; complete safety training and certifications.

  • Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards.

  • Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by management


  • Experience in a similar position within the luxury hospitality segment

  • Fluency in English and preferably in Dutch

  • 3 years of experience in Beverage & Food

  • Knowledge of opening and closing procedures

  • Knowledge of the Point of Sale System, including cashiering responsibilities

  • Knowledge of food and beverage safety (HACCP)

  • Completed secondary vocational education MBO/ higher level education HBO, preferably BBA in Hospitality Management

  • Experience in MS Office and Micros


You possess high levels of organizational skills and efficiency and are able to work under pressure. As "Talent" you represent the W lifestyle to our guests. You are the heart inside the brand - you bring it to life. We don't call W employees "Talent" for nothing. Creative. Exciting. Innovative. W Talent are naturally attracted to the Brand - they "get it"! W Talent are as unique as the brand itself, and cultivate the witty, whimsical, cool W environment. We push the envelope, raise the bar, and strive to be the best.

If you are the right candidate, you will be passionate about the W brand. You'll have an upbeat and positive attitude and you are someone who enjoys a challenge! You thrive from working in a high pressure and high volume environment and can think and act quickly if need be. You are a team player and enjoy building relationships with colleagues and customers alike. You generally have a work hard/play hard attitude to life and you enjoy having fun at work as well!

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.