General Manager - Travelodge - St Stephens Green & Rathmines

16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Job role
Reporting to the Travelodge Group General Manager your will lead the planning and direction of the safe and efficient operation of Travelodge, Stephens Green & Rathmines. To provide guests with a quality well maintained hotel along with a quality service at all times. To maximise on profitability through maximising on sales and keeping all costs to a minimum.       The Role To work in conjunction with the Group General Manager to develop a strategic business plan for the hotel To ensure all items on the current business plan are implemented and followed through To manage working diary ensuring Management presence on the property at peak times. To ensure that you work with Travelodge/Tifco head office and other Travelodge properties to increase sales and decrease costs where possible To ensure the necessary support is given to your team ensuring we operate to the very highest of standards To be actively involved in Sales and make sales calls to key accounts, participate in Fam Trips and show rounds and contract negotiations where applicable In conjunction with the central revenue and sales functions, participate in negotiating of rates with volume producers and to build up relationships with these key people  In conjunction with the central revenue management function ensure that income is maximised throughout the hotel, through efficient yield and revenue management To participate in weekly revenue and sales meetings  To ensure all internal financial control procedures are maintained per the standards set down by central Travelodge/Tifco finance team To ensure all revenue is accounted for through the proper accounting procedures  To work with the Travelodge Group HR Manager to ensure all HR policies and procedures are implemented per the staff handbook To work with the Travelodge HR Manager to ensure training is taking place across the hotel   The Candidate This position would suit a candidate with previous senior front office management experience, in a large hotel or a Deputy General Manager, with strong rooms experience, looking for their first General Manager role Strong fire, life and safety compliance experience A leader, with excellent people management skills Proven revenue management experience Must have operations experience in a similar style property