Jobs at Firstplus Planning Consultants Limited

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
 : 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:

Location: Rivers
Experience: 10 year(s)
Course of Study: Not Specified
Required Grade: Not Specified