a Hotel Management Company in Greece, is currently seeking for a dynamic and experienced General Manager to join company’s new, prestigious 5* hotel located in the center of Athens.
Main Tasks and Responsibilities
Co-ordinate all pre-opening activities, including overseeing the pre-opening training
Lead, guide and oversee the HOD’s and their teams by acting as an Ambassador of the Company’s values and culture.
Work closely with site managers and pre-opening team, managing property checklist and ensuring timely completion of tasks
Actively participate in the recruitment of all staff
Monitor and ensure compliance of annual budget, prepare monthly forecasts, formulate reports
Monitor cost control, property condition, cleanliness and quality of product and service throughout the hotel; Greet and maintain rapport with associates and hotel guests
Manage and mentor the managers in the location, train them and provide consistent feedback, guidance and support
Responsible for the monthly inventory (assets of the property)
Monitor and approve any and all expenses and payments to be done for and by the hotel
Manage the entire staff of the hotel and handle interior Human Resources issues with support from the HR Manager located at Head Office
Contribute in the creation and ensure compliance of Service Standards & SOPs
Keep the location running and operating at all times to the highest standards and according to the company brand and values
Maintain a happy, responsible and hardworking team spirit
Ensure safety guidelines are followed both by employees and guests at all times
Actively assist in the development and implementation of annual budgets and business plans
Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Hotel Management, Tourism studies, Business Administration or equivalent
Minimum 2 years’ experience in a relevant position in 4* or 5* hotels
Hotel pre-opening experience
Computer literate and able to use customer relationship management databases
Fluent in Greek and English languages, both written and verbal. A third language is considered a plus.
The capacity to meet project deadlines.
Flexible work hours to meet the year-round demands.
Outstanding interpersonal and networking skills; must be able to build and maintain effective working relationships hotel guests, partners, suppliers and team members.