Hotel General Manager

Location
Dubai (Emirate) (AE)
Posted
26 Aug 2016
Closes
23 Sep 2016
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Management

We are in search for an experienced European or Arabic Hotel General Manager for one of our properties in Dubai. The General Manager will have formal training and experience with a major management company & must have worked with a 4 or 5 Star Hotel in U.A.E.

As the General Manager you will be responsible to direct the operational development and progress of the hotel and manage overall standard and service implementation and improvement.

The role involves to determine key success criteria for achieving business plan and goals and will include key responsibilities such as:

  • Create and establish the property on defined target markets, business management and develop and fulfill the defined business plan at a hotel and company level
  • Design effective and successful sales, pricing, distributions and yielding strategies to achieve and enhance profitability
  • Be fully involved operationally with high visibility in the day to day business of the hotel
  • Set effective systems and controls to ensure the consistent smooth running of departments
  • Actively participate in the development of all key managerial positions and manage effectively labor turnover, recruitment and employee development within budgeted parameters
  • Create, maintain and encourage excellent public and employee relations
  • Establish a proactive approach to the selling, marketing and merchandising of the full portfolio of activities throughout the hotel
  • Work in partnership and develop a close and strong relationship with the owners.

Education, Qualifications & Experiences

Ideally holding a degree in hospitality management or a related field from an accredited college or university with previous General Manager experience within renowned hotel chains. Furthermore UAE 4 or 5 Star Hotel experience is a must. You must be computer literate with effective and outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written whereby Arabic language is definitely an asset.

Knowledge & Competencies

The ideal candidate will have experience in leading operations and will have financial acumen coupled with a keen eye to quality and detail along with the ability to drive through solutions. You are a leader who is naturally hands on, with an on-site management style, good relationship building skills and great references from previous employers as well as employees. Ideally you are a dynamic and entrepreneurial Manager, who invigorates and motivates the operation with confidence and style while possessing following additional competencies:

  • Growing the Business                                                    
  • Leading People
  • Managing Diversity
  • Developing Talent
  • Customer Focus
  • Leading Operations
  • Building Relationships
  • Drive for Results