Opening General Manager – Dublin

We have a fantastic opportunity for a strong leader to be General Manager of a newly constructed hotel in a prominent location within walking distance of Dublin City Centre, North Docklands and East Point Business Park. The hotel once completed will form part of mixed-use development scheme which will also include office space and a café.

We are seeking a well-rounded, entrepreneurial individual to drive the commercial and strategic agenda of this highly anticipated hotel opening. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a passionate General Manager who has the skill set and experience to focus on establishing the property within the marketplace. The successful candidate will have strong business and commercial acumen with a genuine passion for exemplary and outstanding service and in turn drive the business forward and effectively lead an energetic and standards-driven team.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • An experienced General Manager with lifestyle and on-trend hotels.
  • A team-focused business leader who is able to support, guide, lead, coach and develop the team whilst continuously raising-the-bar.
  • A GM with both rooms and F&B experience. Ability to drive the restaurant revenue, benefitting from the high-street footfall in a busy city-centre location and captive in-house guests.
  • Proven record of recruiting hiring and retaining talent (to a team of 30-45 employees)
  • P&L responsibility
  • Current or earlier experience working in branded or soft branded properties
  • Fluent in English
  • Proven record setting and reviewing KPI’s, budgets and forecasts and ability to challenge performance
  • Strong leader able to deliver agreed strategy and improvements across the business
  • Initiative-taker, capable of handling multi-faceted projects whilst working under pressure
  • Experience with Capex projects
  • Pre -opening experience either as a GM or Head of department will be an added advantage.
  • Earlier career experience working in a city-centre location
  • Previous experience working with international hotel brands

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

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