Charterhouse is working with an established five start hotel in East Africa who is looking to hire a General Manager for the property, a renowned international brand. As the General Manager you will oversee all day to day operations of the hotel, reporting directly to the group CEO.
About the Role
You will be responsible for overseeing all departments across the property, working closely with the ex-com team especially the Director of Finance. You will drive the financial performance, develop improvement plans for the property and act as the connector between the brand and owners, managing all aspects and expectations.
The successful candidate should be a very operationally hands on experienced General Manager. Extensively experienced Hotel Managers or EAM’s ready to take the next step may also be considered. The ideal candidate should have experience in remote or challenging locations. Experience in a known or international brand is a must, preferably in a franchise or owner operated situation. Due to the scope of the role you should be fluent in French. Preference will be given to candidates with a proven track record overseeing renovations and or revamps of properties