Posting Date Dec 04, 2018
Job Number 1800382U
Job Category Property Leadership
Location Dubai Area Office, Dubai, United Arab Emirates VIEW ON MAP
Position Type Management
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Functions as the strategic corporate executive business leader for all premium / select hotels in the UAE region. Supervises all aspects of performance, including planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating the quality of each unit’s performance.
Ensures organizational structures, systems, and processes support business performance and innovation. Builds a high-performing senior team with clear leadership accountabilities.
Holds leaders accountable for building teams with the appropriate mix of talent and skills to drive innovation and performance.
Makes and executes the necessary decisions to keep moving forward toward achievement of goals. Creates a synergistic leadership team and business environment that consistently delivers positive results and continuously strives to improve these results.
Responsible for the leadership and management of all premium and select hotels within UAE region and motivates team to achieve operational excellence.
As Area Vice President, receives support from the team of Continent Office discipline Director’s and guides and directs GM’s in their property and their leadership teams in the development and implementation of area strategies and initiatives.
Ensures implementation of the brand service strategy and brand initiatives for all brands located in their area of accountability with the objective of exceeding owner, guest and associate expectations.
In addition, the Area Vice President builds relationships with key customers through personal involvement in the sales process throughout the area.
The position ensures MI sales engines are leveraged and initiates independent and proactive sales activities when appropriate to generate demand.
The position serves as the principal interface with property ownership and franchisees, as a business partnership. Builds owner loyalty through proactive communication, setting and managing expectations and delivering solid business results.
As Area Vice President has responsibility and accountability for the overall performance of managed premium / select hotels within the UAE and oversees all activities associated with the pre-
and ensures exceptional Marriott culture and leadership exists in all hotels, maximizing the care, development and retention of our associates talent.
Education and Experience
2 years’ experience in the guest services, front desk, housekeeping, sales and marketing, management operations, or related professional area.
4 years’ experience in the business, sales and marketing, management operations, or related professional area required.
g., combined experience to include food & beverage, rooms operations, event management, quality assurance and prior strategic leadership roles or GM assignments with responsibility for multiple units).
serves as role model for how to handle change by maintaining composure and performance level under pressure or when experiencing challenges.
ensures successful preparation and execution of business plans through effective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes.
initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and / or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required.
utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential.
explores partnership opportunities with other people in and outside the organization; influences and leverages corporate and continental shared services and / or discipline leaders (e.
performs effectively as a liaison between locations, disciplines, and corporate to ensure needed resources are received and corporate strategies are understood and executed.
Generating Talent and Organizational Capability
provides high visibility to individuals with potential; offers challenging assignments that build confidence and credibility and provides such individuals with a personal vision for their future.
Learning and Applying Professional Expertise
Business Acumen - Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations and generate innovative solutions to approach business and administrative challenges.
Technical Acumen - Understands and utilizes professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage everyday business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific work challenges.
Operations Program Design & Development-The ability to lead and / or contribute to establishing operational requirements using various inputs (e.
g., market research, brand), develop content that translates to product and service specifications, such that programs can be executed in brand voice at the property level in an efficient & cost-
effective manner for the Engineering discipline.
Operations Execution-The ability to systemically implement, evaluate, and sustain operations programs to ensure that the products and services being executed deliver the intended benefits, create value, contribute to guest satisfaction, and meet the needs of the various stakeholders (guests, property staff, brand, CLS, etc.).
Performance Monitoring-The ability to use available performance metrics to measure the effectiveness of the various operations disciplines, diagnose issues and make recommendations at the property, market, and / or brand-level.
Operations Accounting and Analysis-Knowledge of profit and loss statements and the ability to accurately plan for and forecast expenses and revenue using appropriate data inputs as part of a financial plan.
Communications-The ability to use knowledge of communication strategies to effectively convey and disseminate information in a way that enables understanding, buy in, and action.
Project Management-The ability to use a defined process to create and manage a project; this includes defining and achieving success within constraints of scope, time, resources and budget.
this includes determining resource needs and work allocation.
Financial Management : o Oversees the annual operating budget, including capital expenditures, to achieve or exceed budget expectations.
Ensures successful performance by increasing profitability and providing a return on investment for the owner and Marriott International Board of Directors / Owner Relations : o Develops a trusting and respectful business partnership with ownership by meeting or exceeding expectations in operations management and financial performance where applicable.
uses newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learns through their application.
specific strategic work challenges.
Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).
o Mathematical Reasoning - Adds, subtracts, multiplies, or divides quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.
o Oral Comprehension - Listens to and understands information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. o Reading Comprehension -
Understands written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
o Writing - Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Education or Certification
The following are specific responsibilities and contributions critical to the successful performance of the position :
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES Leading Teams :
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