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Hotel General Manager

Lakhani Hospitality • Chicago, IL

Posted 1 month ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - At least 2 year(s)
Hospitality, Hotel - Resort, Recreation
Hospitality - Hotel, Executive, Management
Relocation - No


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Job Description

Provide day-to-day leadership and direction by maximizing financial returns, driving development of people, creating and maintaining a unique guest experience, executing on brand standards and building awareness of hotel and brand in the local community.

At Holiday Inn we want our guests to relax and be themselves which means we need you to: · Be you by being natural, professional and personable in the way you are with people · Get ready by taking notice and using your knowledge so that you are prepared for anything · Show you care by being thoughtful in the way you welcome and connect with guests · Take action by showing initiative, taking ownership and going the extra mile

Financial Returns: · Prepare annual capital, cash flow and sales and marketing plans to accurately forecast budgets and achieve required operating results. · Analyze financials to drive revenues, future profitability and maximum return on investment. Use distribution channels and technology platforms to drive revenue and maximize market share. · Lead capital plans and asset management initiatives, including working with owner to maintain or improve property’s market leadership position.

People: · Develop programs that drive improvements in team member engagement and are aligned with the Holiday Inn brand service behaviors. · Develop, implement and monitor team member succession planning to ensure future bench strength. Establish performance and development goals for team members and provide mentoring, coaching and regular feedback to enhance performance. · Oversee any salary, disciplinary or staffing/human resources-related actions in accordance with company rules and policies.

Guest Experience: · Demonstrate brand citizenship by maintaining compliance with all required brand standards, behaviors, hallmarks and license agreement mandates. · Drive improvement in guest satisfaction goals. Collaborate with colleagues and hotel team members to establish and implement services and programs that meet or exceed guest expectations. · Make time to interact with guests, solicit feedback and build relationships.

Responsible Business: · Ensure a safe and secure environment for guests, team members and hotel assets in compliance with hotel’s or owner’s policies and procedures and regulatory requirements. Maintain relations with outside contacts. · Act as public relations representative to raise awareness of hotel and brand in local community. Drive team member involvement in community organizations, activities and businesses. · Develop and carry out action plans to be environmentally-conscious by taking steps to reduce the hotel’s carbon footprint.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Experience with an IHG product required.

GM Experience required.

Full service property experience required.

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