Sandman Hotel Group
  • 08-Jan-2020 to 08-Mar-2020 (PST)
  • Portmarnock, IRL
  • Full Time

The General Manager will be responsible for the overall running and operations of this exciting resort style hotel just outskirts of Dublin city centre. You will be the leader of the culture, mission vales and quality standards to the entire hotel team. This is not just any ordinary resort and will need a big personality to make it a real success!

 The role:

  • To work in conjunction with managing group to develop a strategic business plan for the hotel.
  • Lead, direct, and manage all property operations, including F&B, events, accommodation, Finance, HR, Golf & Spa operations etc.
  • Maintain regular presence throughout the property especially during peak times.
  • Create performance expectations, lead people, manage processes, and hold people accountable for the agreed activities and timetables.
  • Create the Hotel annual operating budget and capex plan in conjunction with the Director or Operations.
  • Create and develop goals and operational strategies for the operations that are aligned with both the brand.
  • Monitor actual sales, revenues, and expenses to determine variance and assess goal accomplishments, and adjust strategies and forecasts accordingly.
  • To ensure all managers are responsible for their areas of responsibility in terms of financial performance
  • To ensure financial results are achieved and where sales are difficult to achieve to ensure all costs are controlled.
  • To work with the Group accountant to ensure control procedures are in place. Ensure all property policies and procedures are fully implemented in all departments, including health and safety guidelines.
  • To work with the HR Manager to ensure all HR policies and procedures are implemented per the staff handbook.
  • Present a professional image to employees, guests, clients & owners.
  • Perform duties in accordance with and ensure compliance with property management agreement and other requirements and regulations.


  • 5 years' experience in Hotel General Manager position, preferably with a resort style operation.
  •  Working knowledge of local hospitality industry and culture.
  • Experience in property openings, preferably both new build and conversion.
  • High energy with effective and influential people skills.
  • Positive attitude and the desire to motivate others.
  • Ability to prioritize and work on several projects simultaneously should pose a challenge without being overwhelming.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, owners and employees of the organization.
  • Ability to perform complex quantitative calculations or reasoning.
  • Good Financial acumen.
  • Strong command of software applications, especially Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and hotel-specific platforms (MICROS Opera etc.)
  • Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers and staff.
  • Deep understanding of lifestyle hotels and premium dining products and services.
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and strong organizational skills

 We offer a great working environment, competitive salary and bonus scheme as well as advancement opportunities as we grow our brand.

**Applications will not be accepted via email or in person.

**We thank all applicants for their interest in Career opportunities with The Sandman Hotel Group, however, only those applicants we wish to interview will receive a reply to their application.**



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