General Manager, Tuscany

Our client  is world-class hotel, resort and spa brand that features some of Italy’s most impressive properties and provides rich, authentic experiences for avid travellers who seek a genuine Italian lifestyle. With stunning properties in Tuscany, Sardinia and the Italian Alps, the destinations offer their guests the perfect blend of business and leisure.

They now have a fantastic opportunity for an exceptional leader to join their team as General Manager at one of their properties based in the beautiful area of Tuscany.

Candidates considered for the role should have these essential skills:

  • An exceptional leader with outstanding networking skills – a true host. This skill is crucial since over 45% of guests are repeaters
  • Strong experience in luxury hospitality
  • A strong leader and hands-on operator with excellent people management skills, driving employee engagement and delivering the highest level of customer service
  • Strong resort operational experience
  • Strong understanding of operational functions and ideally of commercial functions
  • Strong entrepreneurial and finance acumen
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Strong experience within Italian market
  • A positive and motivated hands-on approach
  • Fluent Italian and English
  • Excellent food and beverage know how
  • Previous experience in luxury international brands

Ideally candidates should also have strong experience and creativity in the Spa and thermal world.

For more information or to apply, please contact Guy Lean at mm@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 208 600 1182 / +44 7813 009787

Please note that due to the expected level of response, it will only be possible to contact candidates who have the relevant and required level of experience.

 

Director of Operations, London

Our client, one of the largest privately held hospitality organisations in the world, with almost 500 hotels across three continents (US/Canada, Europe & Asia), is seeking a Director of Operations for one of its London Hotels.

This opportunity is viewed as a senior leadership role, and this individual will be directly responsible for the operations and departmental profitability, with regards to all operational departments and in addition will support the  the General Manager with Sales, Revenue and HR.

Candidates should possess the following attributes:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, capable of maintaining presence and communicating effectively at all levels within the hotel
  • A strong leader who has empathy and an ability to motivate and mentor others to deliver the agreed strategy and desired outcomes within allocated time frames
  • Be a self-starter and have the ability to establish a process for activities that lead to the implementation of the agreed strategy, systems, procedures or outcomes
  • Ability to take initiative to identify, prioritise and implement actions required to completion and ensure deadlines are met. Ability to work well under pressure and effectively handle multiple and concurrent demands
  • Possession of strong analytical skills and the ability to communicate the results clearly

In Summary:

The successful candidate will need to be a balanced, experienced HOD with internationally branded hotels who has knowledge of rooms. This person will need to be a strong leader who will direct the team from the front and drive the same engagement from the entire hotel team. With a passion for attention to detail they will deliver the hotel at its very best, day in, day out, without exception. The successful individual will be target driven, working to achieving and exceeding the set KPO’s.

For more information or to apply, please contact Mara at mm@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 20 8600 1187

Please note that due to the expected level of response, it will only be possible to contact candidates who have the relevant and required level of experience.

Revenue Manager, Dusseldorf

We are looking for a strategic leader to lead the revenue function and position the property in a highly competitive market at a centrally located hotel in Dusseldorf.
The Revenue Director will be a strong, commercially driven, and analytical manager, focussed on driving the hotel’s rate and mix strategy to outperform the market. Reporting to the Hotel Manager  the Revenue Director will be part of the hotel’s Executive Team and fully involved in leading the hotel’s strategy and performance.

Candidates should possess the following attributes:

  • Fluent German Speaker
  • Experience in a revenue function with an international branded hotel group, in a city centre location with multiple competitors at the similar size property
  • Strong analytical skills to understand key business indicators and competitive trends
  • Proven leadership skills involving managing, develop, and motivate the team to achieve their objectives
  • A positive, motivated, and hands-on approach
  • Comprehensive understanding of RGI reports and mechanics
  • Detailed understanding of booking channels and experience of managing channel mix
  • Excellent communication skills

For more information or to apply, please contact Guy at guylean@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 20 8600 1182

Please note that due to the expected level of response, it will only be possible to contact candidates who have the relevant and required level of experience.

General Manager, Dresden

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an international company that is famed for its successes throughout Europe and to be part of the continuing drive for exceptional service and increasing profitability.

The position of General Manager  is a senior leadership role and offers a great opportunity to continue the success of the hotel in the city. The hotel currently sits as the number one in STR and its competitive set. This individual will be directly responsible for the entire operation which has a large and complex F&B function. The property also has a wellness centre with over 400 members. The production kitchen is at the heart of the hotel and produces all the highest quality food to the highly competitive food outlets.

Candidate Requirements

  • Seasoned and experienced GM with the maturity to manage the complexity of the dynamic product offering
  • An F&B professional who has managed multiple outlets and can react quickly to the “pulse” of the city
  • Exceptional networking skills to be seen as a true leader in the city and build genuine relationships on a regular basis
  • Fluent in German

For more information of to apply, please contact Guy Lean at mm@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 208 600 1182

 

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