General Manager – Barcelona

We are seeking an experienced General Manager to manage an internationally branded hotel in the vibrant city of Barcelona.

This is a senior leadership role and offers a great opportunity to take the lead in one of the best regarded hotels in this city, whilst joining one of the most acquisitive hotel investors in EMEA.

Taking full P&L responsibility for this major hotel asset, the successful candidate will need to be a strong, commercial leader who will be capable of building solid relationships with a loyal and competent team in order to continue the success of the hotel in the city.

Key Skills:

  • An experienced General Manager with a minimum of 5 years’ experience managing the key business functions required of a GM in an internationally branded hotel, which would include operations, finance, sales, revenue, and e-commerce
  • Degree or equivalent qualification, preferably in general business or hotel management
  • Success leading a large complex hotel in a gateway city or city influenced by convention business
  • Fluent English and Spanish (Catalan speaker would be beneficial)
  • A strong understanding of commercial functions, sales and marketing, revenue
  • Proven leadership skills involving the ability to manage, develop and motivate a strong executive team to achieve their objectives
  • A decisive leader confident in their decision-making skills
  • Ideally candidates would have previous experience working in Spain, and knowledge of the Catalan market

For more information or to apply, please contact Mara at or call on +44 208 600 1169










Director of Sales & Marketing, Barcelona – Position Filled

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We have a fantastic opportunity for a Director of Sales & Marketing to join a hotel that is situated in an exclusive area of Barcelona. With nearly 300 rooms, the hotel is walking distance to main luxury shopping malls, restaurants and the FC Barcelona Stadium.

Reporting directly to the General Manager, The Director of Sales & Marketing will be a commercially driven Sales person, focused on managing the selling strategy of the hotel to maximize revenues and outperform the market. The role includes leading the team on Catering, Events, and Public Relations, whilst planning and executing Marketing schedules and strategies for all aspects of Sales.

The successful candidate will work towards the financial success of the hotel, achieve the budget set to maximize the revenues, whilst maintaining costs within budget and to actively conserve both costs and the environment.

Candidate Requirements 

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a leading sales function with an international branded hotel group, in a city centre location with multiple competitors
  • Qualified to degree level in a hospitality related discipline
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant local and international markets
  • Analytical skills to understand key business indicators and competitive trends
  • Experience of setting strategies and define actions for the hotel’s sales team
  • Proven achievements working in a competitive market
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Fully fluent in Spanish and business fluent in English, spoken and written. Experience and knowledge of Barcelona will be an advantage.
  • Proven leadership skills involving to manage, develop, and motivate the team to achieve their objectives
  • Proactive, independent, decisive
  • High level of resilience and self-discipline
  • A positive, motivated and hands-on approach – Leading by Example

For more information or to apply, please contact Mara at or call on +44 20 8600 1169

Human Resources Manager, Barcelona – Position Filled

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Our client is one of the largest privately held hospitality organisations in the world, with almost 500 hotels across three continents (US/Canada, Europe & Asia).

They are now seeking to hire an Human Resources Manager to join their team in the beautiful city of Barcelona. With a reputation as one of the best business hotels in the city, the successful candidate will have direct responsibility for areas of Labour Relationships, Recruiting, Internal Communication, Social Corporate Responsibility, Labour Risks, Workers Compensation, and other employee-related tasks.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Managing the relationship between the hotel and the Unions
  • Short and long-term planning of all the HR related functions including workforce planning, staffing strategies, wage and salary administration, benefits, workforce training and development etc.
  • Payroll Coordination: supervision of the payroll process to ensure that all personnel receive payment correctly and accurately
  • Hiring: strategic decision making related to the organization of the workforce, giving advice and assistance to the different departments
  • Budget management: efficiently manage and execute the annual payroll budget
  • Collective interests: attend and direct meetings with Unions. Ensure the correct implementation of the collective agreement, as well as other regulations and legal requirements
  • Internal Communication: ensure effective and sufficient communication channels between the different levels of the company, as well as among workers. Supervise the different activities and events carried out by the Human Resources department
  • Social Corporate responsibility: comply with the different standards of the company regarding Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Prevention of occupational hazards: define the company’s policy on Occupational Risk Prevention, as well as ensure compliance with legal regulations.
  • Administrative Tasks: update of workers data, INE surveys, LOPD, documentation of new employees

Essential skills and qualifications: 

  • 5 years’ experience as a HR Manager for a medium to large property with more than 130 employees
  • Studies in Labour Relationships and Human Resources, Finance and Administration or similar
  • Spanish native level
  • Excellent organisational and leadership abilities
  • Working knowledge of European and local laws, payroll and employment issues, taxation and other labor law and legislation. Understanding of labor legislation with an emphasis on part-time and overtime regulations
  • Strong background in employment, employee relations, benefits, wages and salary, employee training, accident prevention, and government regulations and policies
  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company and ability to foster healthy employee relations

Highly desirable skills and qualifications: 

  • Masters degree in Human Resources Management
  • Fluent English
  • Previous experience in hospitality
  • Previous experience in dealing with Trade Unions
  • Catalan speaker with previous working experience in Barcelona

For more information or to apply, please contaxt Mara at or call on +44 20 8600 1169

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