General Manager

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POST DATE 9/18/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

The Forza Group Toledo, OH

Toledo, OH
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


AZROF Properties, A Forza Company, a fast growing hospitality management company based in Pittsburgh, PA and Toledo, OH has promoted from within and is seeking a talented Hotel General Manager to join our management team for our well performing Hampton Inn & Suites, Toledo North Hotel. A college degree in Hotel Administration is preferred but not required. 3 years hotel management experience or equivalent combination of education and experience in hotel of similar size and stature is preferred. Hampton/Hilton background and experience will be a plus. General Manager Job Purpose The purpose of the General Manager is to ensure the success of the hotel, meeting or exceeding planned objectives for revenue and profit, and ensuring guest satisfaction, associate satisfaction and product quality standards are met. The General Manager manages all areas in accordance with AZROF Properties Hotels and franchise standards to achieve a friendly atmosphere of superior guest service and product quality. Provides exemplary performance for staff to follow. Essential Job Functions Responsible to meet expectations in the areas of Revenue & Profit Management, Guest Services, Marketing and Sales Management, Human Resources Management, Asset Management, and Safety & Security Management as noted below: Revenue & Profit Management Meets or exceeds budgeted revenue. Meets or exceeds budgeted profit and margin for hotel. Accurately forecasts revenues/expenses. Actively participate and contribute in Revenue Management meetings. Prepares annual budget that accurately reflects the hotel's business plan. Anticipates revenue/cost problems and manages the timing of discretionary expenditures to stabilize cash flow. Analyzes financial and operating information on ongoing basis to adjust business plans, labor requirements and operating costs. Ensures hotel staff is trained in financial control procedures for cash vouchers, inventories and receivables, and that these procedures are regularly followed. Knows the hotel's demand segments and sources of business for each. Knows the principal competition for each demand segment and can take advantage of the hotel's relative strengths against each. Identifies major revenues and expense opportunities and possible problems. Accurately forecasts occupancy changes based on the changing market conditions (e.g. increased competition). Translates business plans into action and manages those actions toward the achievement of revenue and cost objectives. Guest Services Maintains guest service as the driving philosophy of the hotel. Personally demonstrates a commitment to guest service by responding to guest needs. Is committed to making every guest a satisfied guest. Ensures all hotel staff, including new-hires, know all components/features of our guest service guarantee and are trained to meet service standards; develops added-value customer service programs. Empowers hotel staff to deliver guest service by encouraging and rewarding responsive guest assistance. Ensures hotel standards contribute to the delivery of consistent guest service. Marketing and Sales Management Can reposition the hotel as needed, upon management's approval. Develops and implements marketing and sales plans based on demand segments and to maximize REVPAR. Knows why competitors are successful in each demand segment and directly markets/sells against them. Ensures that marketing and sales plans are appropriate for each sales period, including special plans to maximize room revenue during forecasted low occupancy. Coordinates advertising, public relations, and promotional programs. Knows key accounts and actively "sells" through sales calls, property tours, etc. Human Resources Management Manages human resources functions including recruiting, selection, orientation, training, performance planning and evaluation, pay and reward programs to maintain a qualified work-force. Maintains a positive, cooperative work environment between staff and management. Emphasizes associate selection, training and development as a way of doing business. Ensures all hotel associates know hotel objectives. Ensures personnel files are accurate and comply with both local and Federal laws and regulations. Enusres all rules & regulations are followed as per Azrof Properties hand book and standards. Administers personnel policies fairly and consistently. Resolves associate grievances in a fair and timely way. Helps to develop management talent by acting as a mentor for direct reports. Ensures training objective and development plans are completed. Monitors and maintains acceptable turnover levels. Performs all performance appraisals as required for direct reports. Asset Management Maintains physical product standards by managing preventive maintenance programs and by scheduling deep-cleaning activities. Ensures associate involvement in preventive maintenance programs. Protects the interests of the hotel during capital projects. Coordinates capital projects within budget, on time, and with minimal disruption to the guests. Has acceptable property quality audits. Personally conducts a weekly property audit with the hotel's maintenance worker and Executive Housekeeper. Periodically inspects rooms, building exterior, parking lot, etc. Safety and Security Management Knows local health and safety codes and regulations that apply to the hotel. Understands and implements "Right to Know" laws. Recognizes and corrects potential safety hazards such as broken doors or railings, fire hazards, etc. Recognizes and corrects potential security problems such as locking doors after hours, etc. Understands and follows policies and procedures for the hotel's key control system and ensures others are trained in same. Uses ongoing safety training to minimize worker's compensation claims. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Complies with Company Standards of Service as outlined for AZROF Properties. Projects a favorable image of AZROF Properties Hotels to the public at all times. Performs all duties and responsibilities in a timely and efficient manner in accordance with established company policies and procedures to achieve the overall objectives of this position. Treats guests, vendors, customers and co-workers with professionalism and respect at all times. Completes Departmental, AZROF Properties Hotels and Brand standards training as assigned. Maintains a clean and neat appearance at all times. Must be able to work flexible work hours/schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays.