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Job Description

The opportunity:

Global Talent 2020 are working exclusively with our globally positioned client that is coming soon to the central Highlands in Scotland, with an exciting new product offering. We have been engaged to find a highly people-focused, and experienced General Manager for their new property in a busy vibrant city center location.

The role:

Our client is looking for a General Manager to come on board to start with the pre-opening process and onwards. So, some previous experience with venue openings would be instantly advantageous in the selection process. They are looking for someone who enjoys driving the team and guest engagement from the outset and creates a welcoming, friendly culture for all. The ideal candidate must also be brand aware, and able to highlight the need for attention to detail that is consistent across all levels within the new property. The General Manager will need to be a creative type, be keen to drive innovation, and be able to strategise, especially in the changing times we live in. The General Manager will also need to be highly commercial, and motivate business growth through the Heads of Departments, and their respective teams in the current challenging business markets. Experience in revenue management, sales, marketing, and food & beverage is also highly desired for the ideal GM candidate. Our client at Global Talent 2020, will require the General Manager to also establish the property in the marketplace, whilst it is being completed, this means being involved in bringing in key staff appointments, systems set up, and implementation of brand ethos, SOPs, Health & Safety legislative adherence, and then launch the business, utilising the marketing tools available through the brand.

The person:

At Global Talent 2020, our growing client is looking for a hands-on General Manager, who leads from the front, and infuses the hotel team with passion and positivity on a daily basis. The successful candidate must have city center experience and also be used to working with brands. Ideally, the candidate must have previous 4-star hotel experience, with also full-service property experience.
The right person needs to have had at least previous 3 years of experience at a hotel General Manager level, or as an Operations Manager at a large property. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate from the outset their engaging personality, people soft skills, and track record of achievements within similar like-for-like environments. Scottish market experience would also be highly desirable but is not a deal-breaker if the candidate has a city center experience elsewhere.

The benefit:

Our client is offering a competitive salary package dependent on experience, and track record. In addition to the base salary, there will be a company and brand benefits scheme available and a pension scheme. As part of your role, you will also receive a company mobile and laptop.

Interested? Then let’s talk …..

Job Overview

Job Title
General Manager
Role Type
Full Time
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Date Job Posted
Closing Date
Salary £58k to £65k DOE

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