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Director, Revenue

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

Posted on June 11, 2018

3 - 4 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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Director, Revenue
Experiencing warm and engaging service in luxurious surroundings is turning moments into memories for our guests at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. Apply your analytical and strategic planning strengths as Director, Revenue, where you will successfully balance inventory and demand to maximize room revenue opportunities and guest satisfaction.
Hotel Overview:
Fairmont Palm Jumeirah is a world-class property on the iconic Palm Island in Dubai. The hotel features 381 guest rooms and suites with two Fairmont Gold floors. A total of eight food and beverage outlets on property will offer international dining options including Chinese, Mediterranean and Indian cuisine, a Brazilian steak house plus separate cigar and wine bars. The property will be positioned as a Luxury Hotel joining other internationally branded hotels on the island , which will generate tremendous anticipation both in the UAE and worldwide. In addition, the high regard that the Fairmont brand is afforded in the region will result in very high expectations for flawless service delivery from day-one.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the General Manager, the Director of Revenue is responsible for driving incremental revenue and profit for the hotel using a rational, disciplined decision-making process while managing risk under current and anticipated market conditions.
• Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
• Manage demand, forecasting and inventory as it relates to driving revenue opportunity for the hotel
• Provide daily guidance and leadership to direct reports, Revenue Analyst, Distribution Executive and Group Reservationist
• Maximize room revenues through a thorough understanding of all booking channels, managing inventory and rate accordingly
• Monitor transient and group booking pace in order to determine pricing and availability controls for all reservation distribution sources
• Monitor key indicators of hotel performance and third party intelligence sources to identify revenue opportunities
• Liaise with Reservations, Front Office and Sales to ensure the highest level of guest service is maintained while maximizing profit
• Ensures accurate and timely preparation of analytical reports
• Play an active role in the strategic plan, marketing plan and budgeting processes
• Stay current with industry changes and how it may impact demand
• Prepare and present weekly analytical reports
• Follow departmental policies and procedures
• Follow all safety policies
• Other duties as assigned


Hotels / Hospitality

Accounts / Taxation / Audit / Company Secretary

Desired Candidate Profile

Qualifications:
• Minimum of 3 years previous leadership experience within a similar role required
• Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications and relevant computer applications required (IDeas, Averro Restaurant Revenue Management)
• University/College degree in a related discipline required
• Must be extremely detailed oriented
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required
• Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
• Highly responsible & reliable
• Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
Visa Requirements:
Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Dubai. We will assist successful applicants with the visa process and provide flights and accommodation.
APPLY TODAY: Whether you re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!
ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London s The Savoy, New York s The Plaza, and Shanghai s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Keywords

Front Office Hospitality Budgeting Analytical Demand Forecasting Distribution Executive Strategic Planning Guest Satisfaction Inventory Management

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Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout No rth America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!
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