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General Manager

Posted November 25, 2021

Hilton Guangzhou Baiyun
Guangzhou, Baiyun, China
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About This Job


With thousands of hotels in over 100 countries and territories, Hilton offers countless opportunities to delight. From an open door to a welcoming smile and an exceptional experience, we offer the millions of travellers who stay with us every year a welcome they will never forget. In addition to our flagship brand, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, the family of brands includes Waldorf Astoria, LXR, Conrad, Canopy, Curio Collection, DoubleTree, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton and many others.

If you appreciate the impact global travel can have on the world, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Hilton Team Member. Because it’s with Hilton where we never forget the reason we're here: to delight our guests, Team Members, and owners alike.


The General Manager has the responsibility of the total performance of the property, implementing agreed Hilton strategies, ensuring the business has the correct focus to deliver the right level of profitability.  

This role leads a team of highly experienced senior executives including Director of Operations, Director of Finance, Director of Human Resources and the Commercial Director.  As a team, he / she will build and maintain a good public image for the hotel and achieve an 'esprit de corps' amongst team members.


What will I be doing?

As the General Manager, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Recognize Hilton's brand culture and live Hilton's values by example every day.

  • Lead the hotel to achieve the key performance indicators, including but not limited to manage ongoing profitability of your hotel, ensuring earnings and revenue, team member and guest satisfaction targets are met and exceeded.

  • Make annual / quarterly / monthly budget, forecast and work plan, implementing them effectively.

  • Lead in all key property issues including capital projects, customer service, and refurbishment.

  • Ensure all decisions are made in the best interest of the hotels and Hilton.

  • Deliver achievable hotel budgets and set other short- and long- term strategic goals for the property.

  • Ensure that Hilton brand standards are fully implemented, and hotel comply with all regulatory requirements which include hygiene and safety standards.

  • Lead in all aspects of business planning.

  • Manage and develop the Hotel Executive team to ensure career progression and effective succession planning within Hilton.

  • Hold regular briefings and communication meetings with the HOD team, respond to audits to ensure continual improvement is achieved.

  • Maintain good communication with the owner company periodically to ensure that it is aware of the hotel's operating conditions and it is satisfied with the hotel's operation.

  • Perform all relevant requirements and tasks of Hilton.


What are we looking for?

A General Manager serving Hilton Brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Hospitality: You are passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.

  • Integrity: Do the right thing, all the time.

  • Leadership: Strive to be leader in our industry and in our communities.

  • Teamwork: You are team player in everything you do.

  • Ownership: You are owner of your actions and decisions.

  • Now: You operate with a sense of urgency and discipline.

  • College degree or equivalent.

  • Hospitality / travel / leisure industry management professional.

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in similar capacity with international chain hotels or 3-5 years as Director of Operations or Commercial Director working experience in international brand hotels.

  • Strong proficiency in English and Chinese to meet business needs, with the ability to do some translations.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Resourceful, creative and maintain flexibility.


What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travellers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!


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Hilton Guangzhou Baiyun

515-517 Yuncheng Road
Guangzhou, Baiyun 510400


313 Room Hotel

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At A Glance

Welcome to our Hilton Guangzhou Baiyun hotel beautifully situated at the foot of the Baiyun Mountain Scenic area. Surrounded by picturesque parkland, our hotel is located in the thriving Wanda Plaza, only 25 minutes from Guangzhou Baiyun International (CAN) Airport and just 15 minutes from the central business district. Our proximity to the Metro makes it easy for you to get around.

  • Set in Wanda Plaza, 15 minutes from Guangzhou central business district
  • 5 minutes to metro, 25 minutes to Guangzhou Baiyun International (CAN) Airport & Canton Fair Venue
  • Complimentary shuttle bus from hotel to Canton Fair exhibition halls 
  • 3,220 sq. meters of meeting space for up to 1,100 Guests
  • 6 restaurants featuring the best of regional Cantonese cuisine and beyond
  • Heated indoor pool, 24-hour fitness room and contemporary spa