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 mm@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 20 8600 1169

Club General Manager, South West London – Position Filled

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We have a great opportunity for a Club General Manager to join the team at an exclusive property situated in leafy Richmond, South West London.

Located on the Banks of the River Thames this property is home to an exclusive leisure club of 7,000 members, a 155-bedroom hotel, meeting and events space, restaurant and bar, spa and 25 acres of gardens and grounds including 24 tennis courts, 2 squash courts, a heavyweights gym and two elite sports pitches.

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the Club Manager will have responsibility for Membership, the Leisure Complex (incorporating Gym, Pool, Fitness studios, Crèche), Spa, Watersports Centre, Racquet Sports and all sports and social activities. The Club General Manager also sits on the Executive Team and is part of the senior management team of the Club. (A full job description will be shared upon application).

Candidate skills and experience

  • Previous experience in a similar role within the Leisure/ Club/Hospitality industry is essential
  • 2:1 Degree in Sports Management/ Health & Fitness and CMA(E) qualification(s) preferable
  • Strong leadership and people management skills with the ability to build relationships, influence and inspire at all levels
  • Exceptional customer service focus with a desire to improve internal and external customer/membership needs
  • Ability to work well under pressure and a willingness to roll up your sleeves
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Numerate, attention to details, with sound knowledge of preparing and managing budgets and reports
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good sense of humour

A competitive salary is offered along with complimentary membership for the successful candidate.

For more information or to apply, please get in touch with Mara at mm@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 208 600 1169

Hotel Manager, Paris – Position Filled

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Our client is one of the largest privately held hospitality organisations in the world, with almost five hundred hotels across three continents and has formed strategic alliances with many of the world’s largest hotel brands.

One of their properties is an iconic Parisienne Hotel superbly located in the heart of Opera District, close to iconic Parisian attractions, including the Louvre, the Opera Garnier, Moulin Rouge and Galeries Lafayette. This hotel now has an opening for a Hotel Manager who will be responsible for leading and implementing all service and operational aspects.

This is a senior leadership role, and this individual will be directly responsible for the operations and departmental profitability. The successful candidate 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.

This is an opportunity to join a company that is known for its successes throughout Europe and to be part of driving the continued strive for exceptional service and increasing profitability.

Essential skills and qualifications

  • A highly experienced Director of Operations/Hotel Manager with internationally branded hotel groups, minimum 2 years’ experience as Director of Operations in a medium or large hotel
  • Ideally to have hotel branded experience
  • Previous career experience working in upscale or luxury level.
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Strong facilitator and driver of engagement within the hotel team
  • Proven leadership skills involving the ability to manage, develop and motivate a head of department team to achieve their objectives.
  • A positive and motivated hands-on approach
  • Proactive, independent, decisive
  • High level of resilience and self-discipline
  • Fluent English and French speaker

Highly desirable skills and qualifications

  • Previously held a senior role at Operations Director level or above.
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Degree qualification

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

Deputy GM – London West End – 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) and have formed strategic alliances with many of the world’s largest hotel brands.

They now have an opportunity at one of their hotels based in the West End of London for a Deputy General Manager to join the team. This position of Deputy GM is a potential gateway to more senior leadership roles and if the candidate demonstrates that they have high potential will receive targeted mentorship and coaching. This 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 then supporting the General Manager with Sales, Revenue and HR.

This is an opportunity to join an entrepreneurial company that is known for its successes throughout Europe and to be part of driving the continued strive for exceptional service and increasing profitability.

Candidate requirements

  • Experienced HOD, who also has experience working for branded hotels
  • Experience leading a department (preferably Rooms Division)
  • Good knowledge of Health & Safety is essential
  • Strong leader who will direct the team from the front and drive the same engagement from the entire hotel team
  • Passion and attention to detail
  • Target driven
  • Pre-opening/reopening experience would be preferred by not essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, capable of maintaining presence and communicating effectively at all levels within the hotel and upwards to other key stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to communicate the results clearly, either through monthly performance reports or any other ad hoc financial analysis requested by the stakeholders

To apply, please contact Mara at mm@madisonmayfair.com

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.

 

 

 

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