General Manager, Paris

We are currently looking for a General Manager for an internationally branded hotel which is located at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

As General Manager, this individual will be responsible for delivering the annual budget through agreed commercial strategies. Candidates should have successful experience in managing all the key business functions required of a GM, including operations, finance, sales, revenue and e-commerce – all in an upscale/luxury branded environment.  A hands-on operator with strong people management skills driving employee engagement and delivering the highest levels of customer service.

Candidate Requirements

  • A highly experienced General Manager with internationally branded hotel groups, minimum 3 years’ experience as General Manager in a medium or large hotel
  • Previous career experience working in a branded city centre or airport property
  • A strong understanding of sales and marketing, revenue and e-commerce
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Proven leadership skills involving the ability to manage, develop and motivate a strong executive team to achieve their objectives
  • A positive and motivated hands-on approach
  • Fluent English and French speaker
  • Experience in positively managing a unionized workforce
  • Proven track record in client negotiations and account strategizing
  • Degree qualification – not essential but desirable

For more information or to apply, please contact Guy Lean at mm@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 208 600 1180

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.

Cluster Director of Revenue, Paris – 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. They now wish to hire a Cluster Director of Revenue to manage the revenue function at two properties in the beautiful city of Paris.

The primary purpose of this position is to monitor the group and transient business thresholds within the forecast to ensure measurable improvements for demand and availability. The successful candidate will supply critical analysis on the effect of short-range decisions effecting occupancy, average rate and rooms profit goals. They will also provide analysis of city events and activities in order to project the effect of opportunities they create.

This is a highly strategic role where the successful candidate will have direct influence over dynamic pricing.

Key skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of revenue management
  • Knowledge of hotel and competitive market or similar environment
  • Ability to analyse data
  • Ability to prioritise tasks & to manage workload using own initiative
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Strong communication (both verbal and written), decision making, influencing/consensus building and analytical skills with clear understanding of the impact on goals and the bottom line
  • Must be proficient in writing, speaking, and negotiating in English and local language
  • Previous experience in hotel, travel & tourism, service sector preferred

Desirable skills: 

  • Bachelors or master’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Ideally possess 5+ years progressive work-related experience in financial/strategic planning, revenue management, pricing with proficiencies in multiple disciplines/technologies/processes, preferably in the hotel industry or similar environment

For more information or to apply, please contact Mara at mm@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 20 8600 1169

 

Hotel Manager, Paris – Position Filled

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

The position of Hotel Manager is a senior leadership role, and this individual will be directly responsible for the operations and departmental profitability of one of the largest hotels in Paris, reporting into an Area Management level position.

The successful candidate will need to be a strong leader who will direct the team from the front and drive forward 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.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • An existing Hotel Manager or GM of a smaller hotel
  • Large internationally branded hotel experience having been through their GM development programmes.
  • 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
  • Fluent in French and English
  • Experience of the French hotel market

 

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