Hotel Investment Analyst, London

This position could suit an experienced analyst who would prefer to work remotely (ideally full-time). Our client is open to discussing this position with freelance candidates that are only available for limited number of days in the week.

The position will require a true self-starter with excellent analytical ability who can process a high volume of information and synthesize this in a clear and concise manner.

  • It is a boutique entrepreneurial hotel investment firm which can change direction at short notice due to changing priorities therefore someone who is adaptable, capable of handling multi-faceted projects whilst working under pressure and wants to be exposed to a wide range of activities would be a good fit
  • The suitable candidates will have the ability to build robust models in Excel, conduct underwriting for hospitality transactions and produce appropriate analysis/presentations to succinctly communicate your findings.
  • We are looking for highly analytical person with a data-driven approach who is able to analyse and interpret complex data sets and has strong attention to detail

Essential skills and qualifications 

  • Detailed and immersive knowledge of MS Excel
  • Experience with either hospitality consultancy company or owning company / hospitality real estate funds / real estate investment funds / investment bank/freelancer
  • In-depth knowledge of cash-flow, DCF, IRR, Cap Rates
  • Business and report writing experience
  • Self-starter – able to operate with minimal supervision
  • Degree level – finance or corporate finance / business/ real estate
  • Hotel sector knowledge in respect to nature of brands, management companies, investors etc. and latest trends affecting the industry

For more information or to apply, please contact Chris at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 208 600 1160

Executive Chef, Saudi Arabia

Are you ready for an adventure? This role requires relocation to Riyadh

We are looking for an Executive Chef who has London restaurant experience who wants to be a part of the growing Saudi food culture.

Our client is setting up an exciting, unique food business in Riyadh with a growth plan to double their presence in the next few years. We are looking for a talented and creative Executive Chef who will bring London’s vibe and excellent food standards to the Saudi capital. Candidates should have an entrepreneurial approach and experience with setting up processes and SOPs which will be imperative to the company’s growth.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years as an Executive Chef
  • Solid experience from a top restaurant in London

Our client offers a very rewarding expat package for this role.

For more information or to apply, please contact Ewa at mm@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 20 8600 1181

Director of Sales & Marketing, Abu Dhabi – Position on hold

We are currently recruiting a Director of Sales & Marketing for a 5 star property, part of a leading International hotel group in Abu Dhabi.

We are seeking an experienced candidate with at least 2 previous positions as DOSM.

Please note, that only candidates matching the below criteria will be considered and contacted.

Requirements:

  • Resort experience
  • Current/recent experience working for a 5 star hotel as a DOSM
  • Previous or current experience working in the Middle East
  • Strong knowledge of European markets namely: UK, Germany, Italy, Switzerland France
  • Knowledge of the luxury consortias
  • Knowledge of Luxury Leisure market is mandatory
  • Knowledge of MICE market would be advantage

For more information or to apply, please contact Ewa at mm@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 208 600 1181

Director – Project Management, Madrid

Our client is a luxury resort developer/owner and operator.

There is an opportunity to join their team in Madrid to lead and manage a team that deal with primarily all pre construction activities.  This experienced resort construction professional will lead the feasibility, and design in the Project Development Phase ensuring that the external teams of designers and consultants are delivering against the key project metrics

This role requires candidates who must have the following experience:

  • Essential experience in hotel developments upscale
  • Construction professional with strong knowledge and experience of procedures within Spanish public administrations. Will have deal with local authorities in Spain to obtain planning permission to build resort hotels
  • Lead the pre construction phase of a resort project in Spain
  • Excellent knowledge of construction costs and companies in Spain
  • Spanish and English Speaker
  • Technically qualified
  • Current experience working for a hotel developer or hotel project management firm. Or contractor experience – and led resort projects

Only candidates who satisfy the above criteria will be invited for an interview.

For more information or to apply, please contact Ewa at mm@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 208 600 1181

General Manager, 5 star hotel, Italy – Position Filled

This job opening has now been filled. Please check our latest job opportunities here

We have been mandated to find a General Manager to manage the re-branding of a luxury resort in central Italy.

The property is re-branding from an independent hotel to a branded property with an exciting goal to create one of the top spa destinations not only in Italy but also in Europe. We are therefore looking for someone who has experience of managing properties with large spa facilities who can oversee this very special project.

Key Requirements:

  • Experience as a General Manager or Hotel Manager in luxury 5 star spa hotels & resorts
  • International brand experience
  • Fluent English and Italian speaker
  • Re-branding / re-positioning experience

 

Head of Web Content & Merchandising – Position Filled

This job opening has now been filled. Please check our latest job opportunities here

Our UK client is looking for a commercially minded and analytical marketer with a solid understanding of web content strategy and excellent copywriting skills to lead the web content team.

You will be responsible for:

  • Planning, leading and executing the content strategy of the websites
  • Delivering website optimisations that increase conversion from both consumer and trade audiences and driving web personalisation strategy
  • Manage the team to deliver all website content including sales, marketing, product and legal content.

Please get in touch if you have:

  • MINIMUM of 10 years’ ecommerce experience.
  • Leadership experience
  • Experience managing the online merchandising of an ecommerce website and a proven track record of delivering an increase in sales.
  • Experience of implementing website personalization
  • Good understanding of UX and UI, A/B testing techniques, SEO
  • Experience with current CMS platforms
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript

 

General Manager, Africa – Position Filled

This job opening has now been filled. Please check our latest job opportunities here

Working for one of our UK based clients, we are seeking a fluent Portuguese hotel operator to take responsibility for one of their hotels in a Southern African country.

You will be a fluent English and Portuguese speaker with experience operating in a credible city centre hotel with more than 100 rooms.

  • Fluency in Portuguese / English
  • Operating as a General Manager today – or an ambitious Deputy General Manager will be considered
  • Strong commercial skills
  • Capable of taking full ownership for this position
  • Taking P&L responsibility
  • Ideally international branded experience

Previous experience in Africa is not required, but success operating in a quality city centre hotel is mandatory.

 

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