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Hotel Manager

  • Job Location

    Dumfries and Galloway

  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    £30000.00 - £35000.00/annum


Job title: Hotel Manager

Salary: 30k (open to negotiation) + additional benefits.

Location: Dumfries and Galloway

Hours: Live-in, Full-time

The role includes regular unsocial hours - late nights, weekends and bank holidays will all be part of your shift pattern, so flexibility is a must.

Ever dreamed of running your own hotel in Scotland?

If your answer is yes, then this is a great opportunity for you!

We are on the lookout for an experienced and motivated Live-in Hotel Manager on behalf of our brand-new independent client based in the south west of Dumfries and Galloway.

Yes, that's right, a brand spanking new hotel. So, you must be a creative, out of the box thinker, have previously managed a hotel of up to 8 beds or more, have good commercial awareness along with a solid background in budgeting and financial management.

You'll be responsible for organising and directing all hotel services including front-of-house, reception, concierge and reservations, food and beverage operations and housekeeping.

On top of this you will play a crucial part in guest services, marketing, and promotional activities.

The job.

plan and organise accommodation, catering, and other hotel services

manage budgets and financial plans and control expenditure

maintain statistical and financial records

set and achieve sales and profit targets

analyse sales figures and devise market and revenue management strategies

recruit, onboard, train, and monitor staff

plan work schedules for individuals and teams

meet and greet customers

deal with customer complaints and comments

address problems and troubleshoot accordingly

ensure events and conferences run smoothly

supervise maintenance, supplies, renovations, and furnishings

deal with contractors and suppliers

ensure security is effective

carry out inspections of property and services

ensure compliance with licensing laws, health, and safety & other statutory regulations.

What to expect.

Top hotel managers must command respect at all times through their ability to motivate, encourage and inspire.

Although some of the work is office-based, most of your time will be spent with customers and staff.

Managers must dress smartly when on duty and must remain diplomatic, polite, and patient at all times.

About you.

A qualification in either business, management or hotel and hospitality management is desirable, however, we'll consider a hotel manager without a degree, HND or foundation degree, if you have all the relevant experience required.

Essential skills.

a friendly personality, with a genuine desire to help and please others

be a good listener

always strive to improve, share and educate

the ability to think clearly and make quick decisions

good organisational and leadership skills

numeracy and logistical planning skills

a professional manner and a calm, rational approach in hectic situations

the ability to balance customer and business priorities

excellent communication and interpersonal skills at all levels

energy and patience

a smart well-presented appearance

What's in it for you.

The opportunity to take on a brand spanking new hotel in the heart of a very desirable location and really put your mark on the place and make it your own. (in collaboration with the founders)

You can really put your skills and experience to good use here!

Additional benefits include statutory holidays, company pension, live-in accommodation, meals on duty, a flexible working pattern and discounted hotel accommodation.

Interested? To apply, please send your cv and cover letter to (url removed)

Or call (phone number removed)

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