Revenue Manager- Well known Kerry Hotel
We are currently looking for an experienced Revenue Manager for a beautiful hotel property well known in Co. Kerry. The candidate must have a strong revenue and yield management background, and strong on negotiation and reporting.
Key Responsibilities include:
" To maximise rooms revenue through effective yielding strategies
" Manage all booking streams to include GDS, OTA's, wholesalers and choice website
" Prepare accurate and timely revenue reports for General Manager, Sales Manager & FC
" To lead the weekly revenue meeting with senior team and prepare all reports accordingly
" Manage all rates for the hotel to include Tour Operators, MICE and Leisure Groups
" To have a good knowledge of market trends and booking patterns
" To minimise rate parity issues and breach of best rate guarantees
" To lead the hotel rate strategy in order to achieve budget.
" To ensure maximum occupancy is achieved on all high demand dates.
" Establish hotel pricing levels in all segments.
" Monitor competitor rates, positioning, strategies and data; maintain understanding of the dynamics of the local market and demand generators and present appropriate action plans to management.
" Monitor and communicate fluctuations in occupancy to operational departments so they can effectively manage staffing requirements and increase efficiency.
" Analyse local events and activities and project the effect of opportunities they create.
" Responsible for all short and long term forecasts including Weekly Forecasts, 30 60 90 Forecasts, in the month forecasts, and Full year forecasts.
" Oversee process for evaluating all opportunities for contracted business (group, wholesale, corporate negotiated, etc.) presented through the Sales department. Ensure that process enables high speed of response while maximizing profits.
" Responsible for the maintenance of any software programs which contribute to the management of rooms revenue, including the CRS, RMS, PMS and Sales & Catering system.
" Monitor RevPAR index on STR report and provide critical analysis of performance on weekly and monthly basis.
" Prepare annual Rooms revenue budget.
" Ensure all distribution channels have correct content and pricing.
" Develop and maintain a close relationship with the market manager of Third Party Intermediaries to maximize the opportunities with these channels.
" Work with Sales Manager regarding Internet Marketing such as pay per click campaigns, e-mail blasts, GDS advertising, etc.
" Update the Daily Market Segment Analysis (DMSA). Ensure accuracy from the daily Flash Report. Review actual performance versus Potential performance.
" Complete all required month end reports with detailed analysis. If necessary, complete action plans for the property to follow to create additional production/revenue.
" Review revenue reports for trends, booking windows and sources of business as well as rates compared to competition.
" Passion for revenue management and desire to succeed
" A good working knowledge of PMS such as Opera/ Hotsoft etc system is a requirement of this role
" At least 2-3 years' experience in a similar role in a Hotel environment
" Strong revenue & forecasting skills
" Ability to work under pressure
" Strong attention to detail
" Good working knowledge of all market segments
" Where focused on Rooms it would be plus if you had F&B Revenue knowledge
" Strong management skills
" Ability to build relationships with key clients, agents, third parties and staff
" Excellent analytical skills required as well as 100% accuracy
Salary: €Neg +Benefits
Please apply in confidence with an up to date CV and two references for immediate consideration and interview with client.
We thank you applying for this position with The Noel Group-Hospitality Division. We will always give an honest appraisal of your CV in relation to the client's specific requirements for this particular role. If you do not hear back from us directly after 5 working days, we regret that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We will add your personal details to our database where your information is kept confidential for future vacancies that match your current skill set. All candidates MUST have legal status to work in Ireland as no work permits are issued by the Irish government View all our jobs on www.noelgroup.ie
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