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    GENERAL MANAGER - 5* HOTEL PRE OPENING - BAHRAIN

    ND & Associates

    Manama, Bahrain

    Ref. JB1766055


    Job Description

    Our client, a large diversified business group, is currently expanding their Hotel, Resort & Apartment Division. With almost 50 properties already in the portfolio, 10 currently being built and a growth plan which will see 200 properties operational by 2015, now is the time to get on board!

    In preparation for the opening of their brand new 5* hotel in Bahrain they are seeking an experienced General Manager to manage the pre-opening and ongoing operations. Due to open Q3 2012, the hotel will offer over 160 rooms, full banqueting and function facilities, 7 food & beverage outlets and world class spa facilities.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Establish pre-opening budgets to manage overheads and costs

    • Develop recruitment and training strategy including strategic talent management and succession planning

    • Align operational objectives with core direction and strategy of Group brands and business

    • Create a positive work environment in line with company’s values, vision and mission to produce a dynamic, driven, motivated and results-orientated workforce

    • Manage property resources and risks

    • Manage all financial, budgetary and P&L responsibilities through effective forecasting and contingency planning to maximize revenue and shareholder returns

    • Develop and maintain a capable and cohesive Executive Team through effective leadership and mentoring

    Skills

    • Currently working as a GM in the Middle East

    • 5 – 10 years experience as General Manager including experience with leading 5* international hotel chains

    • In-depth understanding of Middle East market and culture and hands on experience with pre-opening in Middle East

    • Strong business and financial acumen with extensive experience managing multiple budgets and P&L’s, forecasting and managing pre opening and marketing budgets

    • Outstanding leadership skills with experience managing Executive Leadership Team

    • Experience with high end and fine dining F&B outlets

    • Excellent English communication skills, Arabic bonus

    • International Hotel Management graduate, preferably MBA or equivalent

    • Age: 35 - 45


    On offer for the successful candidate is a generous package including excellent base + family package, 2 – 3 bedroom housing, car and mobile phone.

    Only candidates meeting all the above criteria will be considered.

    Job Details

    Job Location:
    Manama, Bahrain
    Company Industry:
    Hospitality/Tourism/Travel; Catering/Food Services/Restaurants
    Company Type:
    Employer (Private Sector)
    Job Role:
    Management
    Employment Status:
    Full time
    Employment Type:
    Employee
    Monthly Salary Range:
    Unspecified
    Number of Vacancies:
    1
    Job Ref.:
    JB1766055

    Preferred Candidate

    Career Level:
    Management
    Years of Experience:
    Min: 5
    Residence Location:
    Unspecified
    Gender:
    Unspecified
    Nationality:
    Unspecified
    Degree:
    Unspecified
    Age:
    Unspecified