Hotel Manager (pre-opening)

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In the province of Noord-Brabant, the Netherlands, we are looking for a Hotel Manager with experience in managing a pre-opening and an opening of a 4* privately owned hotel. As Hotel manager you will be the expert for the owners, which will give you a lot responsibility for the entire hotel. Setting up a winning team in order to create the best and most efficient hospitality operations.

Job Description

Serve as a key contact for the new hotel’s construction, as well as the property positioning. Work closely with the site manager to successfully open the hotel and ramp-up. Manage all estimated online dates and presell dates in their respective portfolio. Primary liaison for the owner to communicate with various departments in the company, to include, Legal, Procurement, Brands, e-Commerce and also external stakeholders.

Summary of the responsibilities can be find here below.

  • Plan, implement and manage overall hotel daily operations
  • Conduct hotel budgeting and financial planning
  • Manage and monitor hotel expenses and track hotel inventory
  • Plan and implement marketing campaigns with marketing teams
  • Plan and organize hotel activities to drive sales
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with visitors and clients
  • Build relationships with vendors
  • Hire and onboard new hotel staff
  • Determine KPIs, Track KPIs and produce reports
  • Prepare and manage schedules and shifts
  • Evaluate staff performance
  • Ensure safety and adherence to rules and regulations
  • Suggest and implement new ideas

An extensive job description can be shared at time of your application.

Job Criteria

  • Degree in Business Administration, Hospitality Management or relevant field
  • Proven experience as Hotel Manager
  • Fiscal awareness and strong business acumen
  • Fluent in the Dutch and English languages
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, experience with management software
  • Great decision making and problems solving skills
  • Good leadership skills with the ability to motivate staff
  • Representative hotelier, strong local networker


Our client is an international construction company with independent operating hotels in Europe, looking for a Hotel Manager.

Job Offer

Very good employment conditions are offered to the right Hotel Manager (pre-opening), together with a fulltime contract. More details will follow during the process.


To apply for this job vacancy Hotel Manager please send your personal elevator pitch, motivation letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae to Mrs. Larissa Zwart Should you have any questions regarding to this position or would you like to personally announce and motivate your application, please don’t hesitate and call Mrs. Larissa Zwart at +31-70-3227630 or +31-6-20106473. Back Apply for this job now