Innovation Manager, Premier Inn, up to 30% bonus + benefits
What will you be doing?
Premier Inns Innovation Manager will be responsible for overseeing all new hotel propositions choices, ensuring the vision is realised in practice to time and on budget. Creating concepts that effectively target our customers, you will ensure we have a balanced portfolio of opportunities that observe our proposition principles and innovation practices.
Our Innovation Manager will work alongside the wider Innovation team, supporting both the day to day execution of new hotel propositions, as well as identifying and developing a long list of opportunities for new hotel propositions. Demonstrating strong financial returns on pilots and delivering learnings for the roll out phase will play a large part of this role.
Why we would like you to apply
- An entrepreneurial background has developed your commercial awareness and knowledge which has driven your results in a budget/low cost travel/hospitality environment
- Curious by nature, you have a true passion for innovation and exploring even the most imaginative of ideas
- With pipeline development, you can demonstrate working on multiple initiatives at the same time with a clear roadmap
- Concept to execution; end to end project delivery is your forte
- With your excellent communication skills and manager internal and external stakeholders comes naturally to you
A bit about us:
At Whitbread, we are fully committed to growing legendary brands through building a strong customer heartbeat and innovating to stay ahead. Our winning teams delight customers, so they come back time and time again which, along with our focus on everyday efficiency, drives profitable growth.
Every day our fantastic team members serve up great memories in our restaurants and wow guests through a great night’s sleep in our hotels. We pride ourselves on providing consistent quality and service. We’re continually innovating to meet our guests’ evolving needs whilst being committed to creating a great place to work for our team members.
Premier Inn and hub by Premier Inn currently have over 750 hotels across the UK offering over 70,000 rooms. Our aim is to make this 85,000 by the end of 2020! We have hotels in the Middle East and having opened our 1st hotel in Germany with more sites in the pipeline.
Our much loved restaurant brands include Beefeater, Brewers Fayre, Table Table and Whitbread Inns. Alongside these, our new propositions Bar + Block and Cookhouse & Pub are both growing at pace. We have over 420 restaurants across the UK offering the highest level of service.
We have recently celebrated our 275th anniversary when Samuel Whitbread founded our business on a set of principles and although our core business has changed over the years we stay true these with our values:
- Genuine - we really care about customers
- Confident - we strive to be the best at what we do
- Committed - we work hard for each other
We are excited about what the future holds and would love you to join us on this exciting journey!