General Manager - Luxury Staycation Resort - Stornoway

Posted 13 days ago

  • Stornoway, Na h Eileanan an Iar, Western Isles, Scotland
  • Permanent
  • Extensive Benefits
  • £35,000.00 to £45,000.00 / Per Annum
  • External
  • Expires In 15 days
Unique brand of luxury hand-picked self-catering properties in the, for the perfect stay-cation, is seeking an experienced General Manager for it's beautiful park in the Outer Hebrides. Steeped in history, with a castle on site, this is an amazing location for a luxury getaway and also popular for events and weddings. If you have experience of running a staycation resort, hotel or a similar, and would be able to relocate to live on site in a beautiful 2 bed apartment, this is an excellent opportunity. Salary is dependent on experience circa £35k - £45k pa and there is an extensive benefits package too!
A full job specification is available for suitable applicants however this is the job in a nutshell!
The General Manager role is vital in making the company's vision come to life through offering fantastic service and standards to our guests and running the site efficiently and profitably.
Be responsible for the day to day management of the site and its staff including the high end accommodation, and all food and beverage activities including events.
The role is accountable for the overall performance of the site and ensuring positive relations with partner businesses on site e.g. British Museum.
The General Manager has commercial accountability for budgeting and financial management, planning, organising and directing all services including front of house, retail, food and beverage operations and housekeeping. They will also get involved with the local community and business organisations on the island to promote the site, its facilities and Together Travel as a company.
The General Manager will take a strategic overview and plan ahead to maximise profits and will also set the example to deliver a standard of service and presentation that meets a variety of differing guest's needs and expectations from an iconic visitor attraction and venue.
Combining outstanding interpersonal skills the General Manager will have considerable organisational ability, commercial acumen and close attention to detail. Their understanding of seasonal business will be vital to recognise commercial trends and react to the changing environments appropriately. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Are you a strong operator with a minimum of 4 years' experience in a high-end establishment as General Manager? Are you a motivational, strong leader who can develop high performing teams? Do you have excellent experience in the operational management of events and banqueting and a guest focused approach with strong financial and commercial understanding? Do you take pride in ensuring fantastic guest satisfaction? Do you love to work in a team to build strong working relationships with your colleagues, guests and external businesses? Can you find solutions and have the ability to think on your feet?
If so, this role could be perfect for you and we'd love to hear from you.
Salary is negotiable/dependent on experience in the region of £35k pa to £45k pa, and accommodation is provided to live on site, in a 2 bedroom apartment. In addition there is an extensive benefits package, including holiday discounts, health care, life assurance, pension (4% from employer) loyalty rewards, 20 days holidays plus bank holidays rising to 25 with service.
Please follow the instructions to apply attaching your CV. This vacancy is being managed by Claire Muge (phone number removed)