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Sapphire HouseHotel General Manager

Interstate Hotels & Resorts are delighted to welcome the dazzling Sapphire House, Antwerp to the International portfolio. We are now seeking to appoint an established General Manager to lead the team and firmly establish Sapphire House as the only true 5-star luxury lifestyle experience in the city.

Lying adjacent and adjoined to the World’s first Exchange, Die Nieuwe Handelsbeurs, and set within an iconic 16th Century Rococo style architectural masterpiece, this sumptuous hotel will boast 139 bedrooms, a destination restaurant and impressive events space.

As General Manager, you will play an integral part in leading the pre-opening phase and driving business forward whilst operational.

Your role will also include:

  • Building a team of hospitality professionals of all levels, capable of delivering a warm and personalised service at a luxury level
  • Flawlessly executing pre-opening processes and training, paying attention to details and ensuring the highest standards of performance and strategy execution.
  • Developing solid relationships with stakeholders at all levels, from central support to hotel ownership, taking direction and giving feedback throughout the pre and post opening journey.
  • Cultivating signature strategic partnerships with potential clients
  • Preparing and reviewing the annual budget and required periodic reports and processes associated with the financial cycle.
  • Participating in and overseeing the execution of sales and marketing campaigns while maximising revenues in partnership with Interstate Central Teams.
  • Leading in a manner consistent with brand values in order to achieve success in key indicators of profit and people.

To be successful in this role, you will have an impeccable track record as GM in a similar5-star luxury environment, preferably within the Marriott brand. You will have a solid working knowledge of the Antwerp market, with a clear plan on how to maximise revenue and ensure we stay at the top of our comp set. Pre-opening experience would also be advantageous, but not essential.

In return we have an industry leading salary and benefit package, including up to 30% bonus based on performance, comprehensive healthcare and pension plans. We pride ourselves on investing in your ongoing career development within this fantastic brand, working in partnership with Interstate Hotels & Resorts, the Global third-party management group of choice.

Sapphire House Korte Sint-Annastraat 4, Belgium, 2000 Antwerpen
  • Job RefINT4864
  • BranchSapphire House
  • LocationSapphire House, Antwerp
  • Salary/BenefitsExcellent Salary plus Industry Leading Benefits
  • Contract typePermanent
  • HoursFull Time
  • Date posted15/05/2019
  • Closing date17/06/2019