General Manager - IHG Army Hotel Candlewood Suites

Expiring today

Employer
IHG
Location
Fort George G Meade, MD
Posted
Jul 28, 2022
Closes
Aug 08, 2022
Ref
610013277
Hours
Full Time
About usAt InterContinental Hotels & Resorts(R), we own, operate and franchise more than 3000 hotels, offering close to half a million guest rooms in nearly 100 countries. By bringing your expertise and passion to any one of our brands, you will help us achieve our vision: to be the most preferred, admired, and successful hotel company the world over. At IHG Army Hotels, our mission is to provide great on-post hotel stay experiences to military personnel, families, as well as guests. We do this by providing convenient, reasonably priced hotels on 40 installations across the nation- many featuring brand-name hotels previously only offered off post.? At Candlewood Suites(R) we want our guests to feel trusted and free to do what they want in their own space which means we need you to: Be down-to-earth by being straightforward and natural Be considerate by being respectful, perceptive, and accommodating Be friendly by being kind, approachable and light-hearted Be reliable by being professional, a team player and resourcefulYour day to dayManage the operations of the hotel to maximize profitability, ensure superior service and product quality, and drive brand and value initiatives, hotel performance, and the development of people. Manage day-to-day operations and assignments of the hotel. Plan and organize work, communicate goals, and schedule/assign work. Comply with and advise staff of formal policies and procedures, identify options, and resolve issues. Recommend and/or initiate salary, disciplinary, or other staffing/human resources-related actions in accordance with Company rules and policies. Alert Regional Operations of potentially serious issues. Meet or exceed Gross Operating Profit (GOP) and flow through goals. Maximize room revenues and achieve Revenue Growth Index (RGI) and Revenue Per Available Room goals. Anticipate and plan for market shifts. Develop and monitor the performance of financial and operational plans/budgets and sales and marketing plans for the hotel which support the overall objectives of the corporation. Control labor and expenses in all areas of operations. Generate well written commentary and correct departmental control issues. Generate and execute the Capital Expenditure Plans for capital improvements to enhance the assets of the company and brand loyalty. Achieve and maintain Overall Satisfaction Score (OSS) goals. Oversee the guest service function to ensure guest complaints are resolved appropriately and that appropriate service recovery gestures are made in order to ensure complete guest satisfaction. Establish and implement superior VIP services and programs that meet and/or exceed the expectations of the hotel's clientele. Ensure that food and beverage profitability and revenue goals are met or exceeded by ensuring optimal use of banquet/outlet space and the cost-effective management of the hotel's food and beverage outlets. Adhere to brand standards. Achieve satisfactory results on internal audits and Controls Self-Assessment (CSA). Manage aging of receivables to ensure bad debt expense is at a minimum. Ensure that product quality standards are met in all areas of the hotel as it relates to the appearance, levels of maintenance and cleanliness; establish and maintain preventative maintenance programs to protect the physical assets of the hotel. Achieve productivity and quality goals. Actively promote employee participation in the Employee Satisfaction Pulse Survey (ESPS). Achieve established ESPS goals. Ensure the development and implementation of programs and events that foster a positive work environment, eg, New Employee Orientation, employee recognition programs, harassment-free workplace training, etc. Establish performance goals for employees and provide regular feedback. Develop a succession plan to ensure adequate future bench strength. Ensure all staff is properly trained and have the tools and equipment needed to effectively carry out their job functions. Ensure a safe and secure environment for guests, employees, and hotel assets. Achieve established Workers Compensation and safety compliance goals. Comply with all standards and inspection requirements. Develop and maintain rapport with key community contacts to ensure a visible presence in the local community. Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with all departments, regional contacts, and corporate office. Perform other duties as assigned.What we need from youBachelor's degree in Hotel Administration, Business Administration or equivalent, plus five to ten years of general management experience in a high-level operations role or some prior general management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Type and level of experience required may vary slightly based on size and complexity of operation. Must speak fluent English. Other languages preferred. This job requires ability to perform the following: Standing and moving about the facilities Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 25 pounds Using a keyboard to generate correspondence, reports, etc. Handling objects, products, and equipment Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with others; demonstrated ability to interact with guests, employees and third parties that reflects highly on the hotel, the brand, and the Company. Reading and writing abilities are utilized often when completing paperwork and management reports, interpreting results, giving, and receiving instructions, and training. Mathematical skills, including basic math, budgeting, profit/loss concepts, percentages, and variances are utilized frequently. Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities are used often. Ability to travel to attend workshops, conferences, etc. May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays. What we offerWe'll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits - including great room discount and superb training. Join us and you'll become part of the global IHG family - and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together - we trust and support each other, we do the right thing, and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve - click here to find out more about us. At IHG Hotels & Resorts, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. IHG Hotels & Resorts provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to an individual's, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital or familial status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. IHG is committed to promoting a culture of inclusion where everyone feels safe, respected, and valued. We seek talent from all backgrounds to join our teams and encourage our colleagues to bring their authentic and best selves to work. Not Applicable for Colorado Applicants.