Marriott Government Relations Manager - Doha experience in Qatar
Job Number 21032076
Job Category Human Resources
Location Le Royal Méridien Doha, Place Vendome Development, Lusail, Qatar, Qatar VIEW ON MAP (https://www.google.com/maps?q=Le+Royal+M%C3%A9ridien+Doha%2CPlace+Vendome+Development%2CLusail%2CQatar%2CQA)
Brand Le Méridien
Position Type Management
Located Remotely? N
At Le Méridien, we believe in helping guests unlock the unexpected and engaging experiences each destination has to offer. Our guests are curious and creative, cosmopolitan, culture seekers that appreciate sophisticated, timeless service. We provide original, chic and memorable service and experiences that inspire guests to unlock the destination. We’re looking for curious, creative and well-informed people to join our team. If you appreciate connecting with like-minded guests and have a deep desire to create unexpected experiences, we invite you to explore career opportunities with Le Méridien.
Purpose is to carry out tasks related to the processing of employees’ visas and government related documents and ensures compliance with immigration and other relevant regulations. Responsible for the daily activities related to Government Relations including visa and license applications. Maintains open lines of communication with various Government and Municipal agencies.
As a member of the property Human Resources support staff, he/she works with Human Resources employees to carry out the daily activities of the Human Resource Office. Additionally, he/she focuses on delivering HR services that meet or exceed the needs of employees and enable business success; as well as ensures compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and operating procedures.
Education and Experience
- High school diploma or GED; 3 years experience in the government relations, human resources, management operations, or related professional area.
2-year degree from an accredited university in Government Relations, Human Resources, Business Administration, or related major; 1 year experience in the government relations, human resources, management operations, or related professional area.
Doha, Qatar experience is a must
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Managing Government Relations Activities
Manages and ensures that various licenses requested for hotel, hotel associates or guest are filled and obtained on time.
Monitors the visa, occupational card and passport expiration of all associates.
Files visa applications for guests and employees and ensures a timely approval.
Maintains a weekly cost overview with detailed justification.
Arranges the coordination of associates’ departures at the airport at the end of their contract to ensure visa cancellation.
Assists the Sales Department with leads from local companies and Government institutions.
Assists with all Government matters where necessary.
Works with relevant government agencies or departments to ensure documents are processed properly.
Managing Legal and Compliance Practices
Ensures all food handling cards are filled, approved and renewed on time for all associates who have direct contact with guest.
Maintains a passport & visa file system in the office.
Ensures that front office maintains a proper guest passport file system.
Ensures compliance with regulations relevant to Government Relations transactions and activities.
Provides guidance to other departments to ensure that employees have the necessary documents.
Ensures employee files contain required employment paperwork, related to visas or licenses. Ensures this information is properly maintained and secured for the required length of time.
Ensures compliance with procedure for accessing, reviewing, and auditing employee files and ensure compliance with the Privacy Act.
Communicates property rules and regulations via the employee handbook.
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.