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General Manager

Posted June 5, 2021

Crowne Plaza Houston Galleria Area
Houston, TX
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About This Job

The Crowne Plaza Houston Galleria Area is seeking a General Manager to lead a very high performing team at this beautiful and busy property. We are seeking an experienced full-service General Manager who has the proven ability to drive success and mentor teams, while producing results at this exceptional property.

JOB OVERVIEW:

Create and maintain customer-driven hotel with a customer-keeping vision that inspires the hotel associates to do their best. Oversee the quality process to ensure customer satisfaction by consistent delivery of both product quality and service in accordance with hotel's profitability goals.

REPORTS TO: Vice President of Operations

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1. Perform administrative duties including: reading and writing reports, dictating memorandums and orally communicating with guests, managers, corporate office, local associations, etc. Critically review reports of occupancy, revenue etc. Make judgments and implement changes to maximize profits. Supervise development of and revision to business plan, annual budget and annual and monthly forecasts, etc. Formulate complex reports. Communicate with the public, staff, corporate office and owners.

2. Interview, hire supervise and counsel department managers in the efficient operation of their respective area(s). Meet with, develop and delegate improvement plans for operation and review performance of management team.

3. Interview, hire, train, recommend performance evaluations, resolve problems, provide open communication and approve discipline and all terminations.

4. Participate in community affairs and maintain positive public image for Crescent and hotel. Meet with potential and current clients and promote hotel.

5. Communicate both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction to staff.

6. Physically tour and visually inspect property on a daily basis. Monitor cost control, property condition, cleanliness and quality of product and service throughout hotel. Greet and maintain rapport with associates and customers.

7. Travel to attend corporate meetings, sales trips and serve on committees such as Research, Development and Standards committee.

8. Appropriate handle associate issues in conjunction with Human Resources following Crescent policies.

9. Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Brand experience helpful.

Prior experience as a General Manager in a hotel.Working knowledge of financial/accounting procedures.

Ability to read, write and speak the English language fluently.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Ability to be flexible with constantly changing environment.

Brand experience preferred.

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Self-starting personality with an even disposition.

Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.

Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player.

Basic mathematical skills and ability to make accurate mathematical calculations.

Ability to effectively deal with guest and employee concerns in a friendly and positive manner.

Ability to access and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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About this Employer

Crowne Plaza Houston Galleria Area

7611 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77024

(713) 680-2222

207 Room Hotel

www.ihg.com

Welcome to Crowne Plaza Houston Galleria Area
Perfectly located near The Galleria Mall, The Marq*E Entertainment Center, and Memorial City Mall - the Crowne Plaza® Houston Galleria Area offers guests a convenient central location right inside the Loop at the I-10/610 interchange close to the Houston First Baptist Church. With over 12,000 square feet of unique meeting space, your "single point of contact" via the Crowne Meetings Director, a two-hour RFP response guarantee and a Daily Meeting Debrief, we are "The Place to Meet" among hotels in Houston. We go above and beyond your expectations! Houston visitors enjoy easy access to popular area attractions. Spend the day in the Houston Museum District, shopping at The Galleria or Memorial City Mall, or visiting the Houston Zoo. The Livestock Show & Rodeo and the Offshore Technology Conference held in the Houston Area are just minutes from our hotel.