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Job Title General Manager (Expat)
Location Maldives
Country Maldives
Min Salary 10,000.00 USD
Max Salary 11,500.00 USD
Position Id 2752
Job Description
Our client is a 5* luxury resort with +/- 100 keys and 5 F&B outlets. The resort is managed by a small luxury boutique resort group which manages about 10 luxury resorts all located on idyllic beaches on tropical islands in the region.
This property is still in pre-opening phase.

You will be heavily involved with the pre-opening activities and will later on be overseeing the day to day operations of this unique property and lead and mentor a team of passionate local staff who will deliver a truly memorable experience for their guests.

This role will be reporting directly to Managing Director.

Please note that this position is available for Expats only.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to)

• Plan and co-ordinate smooth functioning of operations on a day-to-day basis
• Maintain the highest possible level of product quality at all times 
• Pro-actively take a guest service leadership role being visible throughout the resort at key times
• Handle customer complaints and comments, address problems and troubleshooting
• Develop plans and strategies to grow revenue
• Develop overall team performance and staff engagement
• Ensure that a strategy is in place for learning and development
• Ensure that safety procedures, hygiene and all local regulations are adhered to


• Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Hotel Management or related field
• Minimum 4 years experience in GM role
• 5* & luxury resort experience
• Strong operational background 
• Pre-opening experience, or at least refurbishment / project experience
• Understanding of POMEC
• Island, Maldives or remote location experience 
• Experience managing multicultural teams
• Highly interactive, people friendly, sensitive to staff needs and a great team player 
• Able to work closely with owners on various projects and initiatives
• Experience in boutique hotel environments
• Experience in structured international hotel environment
• Able to drive sales, marketing and revenue functions 
• Able to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
• Fluent in English both written and spoken
• Good communication skills
• Young, dynamic
• Passion for service excellence
• Creative thinker, independent, organized
• Proven business / financial results
• Quality orientated
• Excellent people skills and strong motivator
• Innovative and passionate about training
• Possesses a positive attitude and displays confidence
• Proactive and result driven
• Flexible working hours

Due to the remoteness of the location, our client prefers single status.

We look forward to receive your application.

Global Expat Team.

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