Posting Date Dec 04, 2018
Job Number 1800382X
Job Category Property Leadership
Location Dubai Area Office, Dubai, United Arab Emirates VIEW ON MAP
Position Type Management
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The Area Vice President ( AVP ) will have responsibility for the leadership and management of all Luxury hotels in the UAE region, including certain properties which although not branded luxury’ share the same Owner as a luxury’ hotel.
They will provide guidance and support to the area teams and property leadership teams in the development and implementation of strategies and initiatives.
Ensures implementation of the brand service strategy and brand initiatives for all hotels located in the UAE with the objective of meeting or exceeding guest expectations.
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 key stakeholders, as a business partnership. Builds owner loyalty through proactive communication, setting and managing expectations, and delivering solid business results.
The Area Vice President has responsibility and accountability for the overall performance of Luxury hotels within the UAE and oversees all activities associated with the pre-
opening processes for new build / conversion units. The position is involved in development efforts to ensure continued growth.
Works in close partnership with the General Managers to provide leadership, resources, and influence for the overall performance of the properties and ensures that the talent pipeline needed to meet the future growth needs of the area is in place.
CANDIDATE PROFILE 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.
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