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General Manager At Firstplus Planning Consultants Limited

Date Posted: 01/Mar/2014
Deadline: 07/Mar/2014

Firstplus Planning Consultants Limited - Our client in the hospitality industry is seeking to recruit an expatriate General Manager for a new prestigious 120 bed hotel, with 2 event halls, bar, restaurant and outdoor swimming pool, opening soon in Port Harcourt, Rivers State Nigeria.

General Manager

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers State
Reporting To: Chairman Board of Directors

Job Purpose/Scope
To co-ordinate and maximize the hotel’s physical and human resources, achieving optimum standards of service and value to hotel guests within profit objectives and in a manner consistent with the company’s philosophy and policies.

Key Responsibilities

  •     To be involved in pre-opening activities.
  •     Overall responsibility for the day-to-day running of the hotel, including the delivery of a high standard of customer service.
  •     Developing improvement action.
  •     Efficient operation and cost control of all hotel departments and facilities
  •     Rooms and public areas consistently maintained to standards of attractiveness, comfort and cleanliness
  •     Food and beverage consistently maintained to standards of quality, innovativeness, service and presentation
  •     Ensure energy consumption is monitored and minimised
  •     Coordinate planning sections with regards to time tables, work schedules, employer – employees’ relations within different services.
  •     Ensure adherence to relevant legislation relating to: fire; hygiene, employment, licensing, etc.
  •     To represent the hotel and the company in a positive and productive manner to guests, colleagues and the community.
  •     To be aware of the hotel’s position compared to local competition and ensure that plans are developed to maintain or improve the position as necessary and to maximise hotel sales.
  •     To ensure the proper maintenance of the hotel’s physical facilities resulting in employee and guest safety, orderly operations, good appearance, compliance and legislation, suitable working conditions and cost control.
  •     To ensure that appropriate systems and controls are in place and able to produce regular and accurate information for the hotel.

Qualifications & Experience

  •     A degree in relevant discipline.
  •     At least 10 years’ experience in the hospitality industry.
  •     Certified Hotel Administrator and previous experience in the hospitality field is required.
  •     Experience in pre-opening hotel will be an add advantage.
  •     Special consideration will be given to those who exhibit exemplary performance

Skills and Qualities

  •     The successful candidate must possess strong leadership skills and must be computer literate with strong database and spreadsheet skills- MS Suite and other relevant software utility packages.
  •     Proficiency in written and verbal communication, and problem solving skills.
  •     The GM should be able to multi task and demonstrate a respectful, professional, and courteous demeanour at all times.
  •     Other qualities include determination and attention to detail.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter and CV to: [email protected]


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