General Manager - Travelodge Phoenix Park

Reporting to the Travelodge Group General Manager your will lead the planning and direction of the safe and efficient operation of Travelodge Phoenix Park. 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, safety compliance experience
  • A leader, with excellent people management skills
  • Proven revenue management experience
  • Must have operations experience in a similar style property (100 bedroom plus)

If you feel you would be suitable for the position(s) listed above, please apply online with a covering letter and CV detailing your qualifications and experience and email to: nlawless@tifcohotels.ie