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315365
General Manager
Property Name
Westin Mount Laurel
Job Title
General Manager
Location
New Jersey-Southern/Atlantic City
Company Name
City
Mount Laurel
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position
Yes
Bonus Pay
No
Accommodation
No
Industry
Hotel/Resort
Position Categories
Hotel Manager - General Manager
Other Benefits
Health Insurance, Vacation, 401k, travel discount program, e

Westmont Hospitality Group was founded in 1975. What started with a single hotel in North America, has grown to become one of the largest privately-held hospitality organizations in the world.

Throughout the years, Westmont has had an ownership interest in and operated over 1,100 hotels. Currently this stands at over 400 hotels across three continents. Westmont has formed strategic alliances with many of the world's largest hotel brands. These include Marriott, Hilton, Fairmont, InterContinental Hotels Group, Accor, Starwood, Wyndham, Choice Hotels, Radisson and Best Western. Westmont has a very diversified portfolio ranging from budget and aparthotels to mid-market business and large conference hotels to boutique hotels and luxury resorts.

Our team members are our most valued resource. Their expertise is what drives our future success.

If you are skilled in the hospitality industry and seek a stimulating workplace that fosters creativity, teamwork and personal development, contact us today. We reward our employees with the benefits and opportunities you'd expect from an industry leader.

Job Description


Westmont Hospitality Group Inc. is actively seeking to hire a very strong, exceptionally knowledgeable, energetic and highly experienced General Manager to join our phenomenal executive team for our recently renovated 175 guestroom Westin hotel located in  Mt. Laurel, New Jersey.

The General Manager is responsible for the entire operation and sales efforts of the hotel.  Effectively directs and coordinates staff, activities and available resources in order to accomplish hotel objectives and goals. Responsible for leading the hotel team, ensuring guest satisfaction and upkeep of the asset.  

 Effectively managing and overseeing all aspects of the hotel operations including: front desk, sales, housekeeping, human resources, food and beverage, maintenance, product quality, accounting, team building and staff development.

  • Overall responsibility for the financial success of the property, including budgeting, forecasting, yield and revenue management.

  • Manage all sources of revenue. Focus would be maintaining established cost and quality standards, maximizing profits, developing and retaining employees and exceeding guest expectations.

  • Leadership and management of all departments. Direct supervision of management team and hourly associates, including hiring, training, developing, and performance management.

  • Responsible for the development and execution of business plans, including sales & marketing plans.

  • Develop, prepare, execute and achieve financial goals.

  • Determine the Hotel’s pricing strategy as it relates to room inventory and anticipated market segment mix in order to exceed market-share occupancy at better-than-market yield ratio.

  • Participate in sales activities, including sales calls, greeting clients, site inspections/tours. Maintain fair market share.

  • Build and maintain rapport with associates and clients. Ensure 100% Guest satisfaction and strong employee engagement.

  • Represent the hotel in appropriate hotel, tourism and business associations.

  • Participate in community affairs and maintain positive public image for the hotel

  • Implement, maintain and promote all Westmont policies & procedures.

  • Ensure that all appropriate systems and controls are in place to produce accurate monthly financial reports and knows at all times where the hotel stands against budget.

  • Oversee day-to-day operations. Physically inspect the property on a daily basis, monitoring cost controls, property condition, cleanliness of product and service throughout the hotel.  Control purchases and inventories.

  • Recruit, supervise and evaluate direct reports.

  • Protect the hotel and its assets through enforcing and maintaining a preventive maintenance program, resulting in employee and guest safety, orderly operations, good appearance, compliance with brand and legislative standards.

  • Any other tasks pertaining to this position as required or assigned.

 

Job Requirements


The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of hands on leadership experience in a limited or full service environment, strong sales and revenue management background. Excellent leadership skills including strategic thinking, communication, training, team building and mentoring. Complete understanding of financial statements, budgeting and forecasting. Past experience should demonstrate ability to control costs in order to generate expected profit margins.