Our client, La Corte Toscana Boutique Hotel, a newly established 4 star hotel in Juba, South Sudan, with 56 rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool, Gym, Conference Hall and 2 Bars, is looking for a General Manager to manage its operations.

Role purpose: Reporting to the Hotel CEO / Director, the role holder is responsible for all the department heads and operations of the Hotel including developing strategies to enhance operational and financial performance. 

This involves the preparation and implementation of the Strategic Plan in consultation with the senior management

 

Key responsibilities:
  • Sell and market the Hotel to potential and existing clientele in order to grow the business in addition to creating and maintaining a positive image of the hotel evidenced through return customers.
  • Directs the work of the department heads under his/her supervision by coordinating the departmental objectives.
  • Works with the CEO/Directors in developing and implementing long-term, annual plans and budgets.
  • Approves budgets, general operating procedures and guidelines for the hotel. Monitor revenue, operating costs and overall budget.
  • Receives, investigates and respond to complaints from guests and employees ensuring promptness and professionalism.
  • Participates in hotel inspections to ensure cleanliness, staff safety and adherence to service and operating standards.
  • Obtains all the business licenses required for the operation of the hotel and ensures operations are in conformity with all the statutory regulations in force.
  • Preparation and execution of the annual sales and marketing plan together with the sales and marketing department
  • Accomplishes a set of administrative duties such as leading and attending meetings, writing reports and memos and other specific duties related to the job function.
  • Acts as the lead public relations officer of the unit by cultivating and maintaining good relationship with the local community, police, government officials and representatives of trade associations, etc.
  • Promotes team work and cohesion amongst staff and ensuring that all members of staff are treated fairly at all times.
  • Ensure proper training of staff and adherence to the Occupational Health & Safety, procedures, fire regulations and other legal requirements.
Requirements/Qualifications.
  • Degree / Higher Diploma in Hotel Management from a recognized university/College
  • At least 5 years progressive relevant experience in hospitality with preferably 2+ years as a head of a department within a 3 or 4 Star hotel.
  • Good command of English both, spoken and written. 
  • Knowledge of Arabic will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication and  interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in computer packages (MS Office, Word and Excel)
  • Experience with several hotel operation systems
  • Ability to plan and prioritize projects/ tasks.
  • Strong management and leadership skills.
  • Highly organized, proactive and result driven
  • Strategic thinker, team player and hands-on.
  • Ability to create a vision and mobilize staff towards its achievement
  • Emotionally mature, socially engaged and passionate.
To apply, email your cover letter and a copy of your updated resume to hoteljobs@peopleinsightslimited.com indicating the position you are applying for in the subject area and your current salary and benefits package by Friday 30th October 2015.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

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