Due to an internal promotion we currently have an opportunity for a dynamic leader to join our winning team as General Manager for Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman and Mercure Central City Hotel and Apartments, both part of the Prime Hotels Group.
You will directly manage all facets of these properties including revenue management, marketing, Food & Beverage, recruiting & training, customer service and achieving financial targets. You will also be instrumental in driving changes and improvements in performance and implementing strategies in line with business objectives.
To succeed in the role you must be passionate and motivated by success with a willingness to get involved wherever it is needed. Your key eye for detail and strategic planning will allow you to ensure a smooth running of the Hotel operations. This role also requires you to understand and have experience in financial and cost management. Above all else, this role requires a service-minded superstar with proven experience in delivering world-class customer service.
Ideally, you will have:
A minimum of 5 years proven experience as a Hotel General Manager and a minimum of 10 years in hotel management.
Proven leadership qualities with the ability to train, lead, motivate, and inspire a diverse range of team members
Vision and talent to profitably manage and lead a diverse team in our hotel facilities that meets the needs of our entire client base
Proven ability to achieve KPI’s
Proven ability to develop and implement processes, systems and tools
Foresight to always be thinking ahead and working to improve efficiency within the Hotels.
Experience in the Accor brand is preferable.
Prime Hotels is part of Primeproperty Group, a leading property company in New Zealand. You will be supported by the Group Hotel General Manager, HR, Marketing and Finance departments. Prime Hotels has a total of 7 hotel/motels in New Zealand and is constantly expanding with the recent purchase of the 200 room Amora Hotel Wellington which will be opening in due course.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful growing group, with opportunities for personal development and career advancement. We offer an attractive base salary plus performance bonus, training, and the opportunity to manage your Hotels and your area as if it were your own business.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.