General Manager
Novotel Den Haag World Forum
Den Haag, Zuid - Holland, Netherlands
19 dagen geleden

Job Level

Job Fixed-term contract : No Status Full Time Anticipated Start Date 01-07-2019


DELESTRE Marine 0186953647


Level of Education Others Areas of study Hospitality Professional experiences 6 to 10 years Languages essential Dutch


Essential and optional requirements

Profile :

  • A transformation and innovation leader
  • Hands-on, guest-centric approach
  • A manager who works closely with the teams and prefers collective to individual success
  • Autonomous and responsible
  • Empathetic, genuine and open-minded
  • Creative and curious, focused on the future
  • Driven by a need for challenge
  • Good sales and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in spoken and written Dutch
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Key tasks

    Novotel Den Haag World Forum is a 4-star hotel located above the World Forum Convention Centre and Theatre. The city centre and the seaside of Scheveningen are reachable within 10 minutes with public transportation or by car.

    The 216 rooms hotel welcomes individual business (54%) as well as leisure (46%) guests.

    In 2018, the hotel reached a sales turnover of 6 M€ with a RevPAR of € 68 and an RPS attaining more than 82%.

    Novotel Den Haag World Forum is a franchise hotel of the Accor Group and is part of the French hotel group Grape Hospitality International with 87 hotels in 8 different European countries.

    Assignments and attitude :

    The hospitality business model develops continuously and is undergoing a global transformation. In this context, you have to demonstrate curiosity, openness and see these changes as a real source of opportunities.

  • Operational transformation :
  • Guest passion is central to our activity. You will be exemplary in your daily activities, forging a good, surprising and memorable relationship with your employees and guests.

    You are aware that the hotel professions are changing and that organizations need to change too. You have a positive attitude and handle situations in a systemic and original way.

    You have expert knowledge of distribution, and are used to think outside of the box . Your entrepreneurial spirit means you invent constantly and are bold.

    You dare to be, dare to do and dare to act to ensure a sustainable economic and social performance. You will successfully design commercial offers for your hotel to attract new guests by offering them innovative services.

  • Managerial transformation :
  • Employee engagement is one of your priorities. To that end, you have a collaborative leadership style and prefer collective intelligence.

    You will be a manager-coach. You will actively develop talents, foster empowerment and autonomy. Above all you will ensure that your employees enjoy their work and go for it.

    Challenges :

  • Launch intensive marketing of the hotel in the city and reinforce the visibility in nearby local companies and institutions.
  • Develop new service offers to attract new types of guests.
  • Develop the F&B turnover by implementing a simple and efficient offer at the bar for resident mainly.
  • Develop the services and transform the hotel into a place for everyday living.
  • Increase the establishment’s quality and profitability levels.
  • Conditions :

  • Permanent contract
  • Attractive salary and bonus scheme
  • Fringe benefits (company car, laptop, smartphone)
  • Position to be filled as soon as possible
  • You can apply for this vacancy by sending your application and motivation letter in English to : recrutement

    At Novotel, we grow faster

    Feel fully responsible, be autonomous, adaptable, professional, have a love of adventureand a desire to stretch your limits : that’s the Novotel spirit .

    An international brand with a network of 400 hotels in 60 countries, Novotel’s successis due to the professionalism and enthusiasm of its 30 000 employees whohave been embodying the brand’s ideals for over 40 years.

    DNA of the brand, innovation is at the heart of the promise made to employees : "At Novotel, we grow faster" . To transform this promise into reality, Novotelhas implemented a unique human resources policy declined around five mainprofessional career paths.

    Novotel accompanies each employee throughout their career.Integration, geographic mobility, bridging provision, skills development everyoneis given the opportunity to progress quickly and go further. Impossible is not Novotel.

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