Job Title: General Manager

Location: Leinster

Salary: €75,000 – €95,000+

Reference: MC1808

We are recruiting an energetic General Manager for this very popular, elegant four star property in the Midlands with thriving F&B and events business. This role can suit either an experienced General Manager or a keen Operations / Deputy Manager looking to step into their first GM role.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Day-to-day operation of the hotel, ensuring the hotel delivers a good quality four-star product and service standard.
  • Implementing the annual business plan and budget in conjunction with the finance department, sales and operation teams.
  • Ensuring payroll labour costs are kept within budget and that expenses are kept with budget. Reviewing department efficiencies.
  • Implementing the capital programme and ensuring it is kept within budget.
  • Overseeing the results of stocktakes and ensuring that the team are focused and understanding of results as expectations.
  • Implementing a sales strategy that allows further growth.
  • Overseeing procurement and ensuring supplier pricing is constantly reviewed.
  • Working with the Executive Head Chef and Department Managers to make sure that KPI’s, cost and wage percentage are being achieved.
  • Maintaining and growing the standards of all operations within the hotel.
  • Improving on developing a conference & event market for the hotel.
  • Meeting clients and representing the hotel at business events as required.
  • Ensuring the hotel is compliant with all health & safety and fire regulations.
  • Ensuring the kitchen and food & beverage departments are compliant with all HACCP regulations.
  • Developing heads of department and supervisors through training. Identify training needs and skill gaps and plan training as appropriate.
  • Ensuring effective communication between management and employees.
  • Keeping the team happy, motivating and delivering friendly, excellent service to our guests.
  • Ability to follow and develop hotel's SOPs.

The ideal candidate will be either an experienced General Manager or an Operations Manager / Deputy GM of a large four star property with significant events business.

Candidate attributes include:

  • Fluent knowledge of total hotel operations, deep F&B knowledge in particular.
  • Proven experience in management of P&L responsibilities.
  • Keen financial acumen and strong commercial ability.
  • Proven ability in managing large teams.
  • Top service standards.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills, able to positively interact with and influence all colleagues and collaborators.
  • Ability to build and sustain a shared vision of success for the hotel.
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate employees through support and development.
  • Experience of managing renovation projects an advantage.

Great benefits on offer including:

  • Bonus
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Staff discounts (including onsite gym)
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee recognition programs
  • EAP
  • Free parking
  • Professional development and advancement opportunities 

If you are a polished, senior hotel manager who is dedicated to leading from the front and guiding your team to success, we’d love to hear from you!