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Holiday Inn StevenageGeneral Manager

At Holiday Inn everyone is welcome, and our job is to make guests smile! That’s where you come in. When you’re part of the Holiday Inn brand you’re more than just a job title.

At Holiday Inn we look for people who are friendly, welcoming and full of life; people who are always finding ways to make every guest’s experience an enjoyable one.

The Holiday Inn, Stevenage is located in the heart of town, 19 minutes from London King’s Cross and within close proximity to a number of fantastic attractions, including the Harry Potter Warner Bros Tour. We are now looking for a General Manager – someone who’s an inspiring leader that places the brand at the heart of all decisions while delivering superior return on investment for the owner – to lead our established team to continued success.

As the General Manager, you will manage day-to-day operations of this 4-star, full service hotel in its identified market segments with a focus on running operations in an efficient way while ensuring consistency and a high standard of service, safety and security to guests and employees. You will establish clear performance goals for employees, provide regular feedback and facilitate the development of high potential individuals to build a strong talent pipeline.

Acting as a Brand Ambassador, you will place the brand at the centre of all communications, marketing initiatives and actions. You will use the Holiday Inn brand promise and guiding principles, market knowledge, social media, and work with Sales and Marketing to design, deliver and reinforce the perception of Holiday Inn brand as delivering innovative comfort for the contemporary traveller. You will also balance short-term actions and decisions with the longer-term impact on the business to drive revenue, future profitability and maximum return on investment for your owner's equity.

To Be Successful in this role, you will:

  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience within a similar appointment.
  • Have experience working within a branded hotel environment
  • Be self-motivated and highly visible in all areas of the business.
  • Be an industry professional who is looking for a rewarding challenge and takes ownership of running a business.
  • Have strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to engage with people at all levels, having a natural coaching and supportive management style.
  • Have excellent knowledge of the local corporate market.

In return we have an excellent salary and benefit package and will invest in your ongoing career development in this fantastic brand, working in partnership with Interstate Europe Hotels & Resorts, the UK’s largest and fastest growing management company.

Holiday Inn Stevenage St. George's Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 1HS
  • Job RefINT4641
  • BranchHoliday Inn Stevenage
  • LocationHoliday Inn Stevenage, Stevenage
  • Salary/BenefitsExcellent Salary + Industry Leading Benefits
  • Contract typePermanent
  • HoursFull Time
  • Date posted12/04/2019
  • Closing date14/05/2019

About The Holiday Inn Stevenage

Located in the heart of a major business hub of Stevenage with dozens of nearby tourist attractions, you are within minutes of major transport hubs: a 5 minute walk from Stevenage Railway Station, 20 minutes from London Kings Cross and London St Pancras International (for Eurostar), a 35 minute train ride to the historic city of Cambridge, and a 25 minute drive from London Luton Airport (LTN).

Situated in Stevenage town centre, just off junction 7 of the A1(M), this 4 star hotel is in an ideal location for both business and leisure travellers. Nearby tourist attractions include Knebworth House, Hatfield House, Paradise Wildlife Park and Harry Potter Warner Bros. Studio Tour. Guests can take advantage of the hotel’s FREE Wi-Fi available throughout the hotel, utilise the fully equipped on-site gym and relax in our Destinations Restaurant and Bar, offering a range of modern world cuisine.

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