Job posted: Dec 2020 - Position Filled

Job Description

The Deputy General Manager will be given significant responsibility for the overall operation of Sky City Hotel and play a major contribution for the success of the hotel. He or she will be reporting into the management board on a weekly basis; on a day to day run several portfolios including management of all operations, human resources, maintaining financial and budgetary requirements, and training and developing team members. The candidate will be expected to have an eye on the future of the business, developing a reserve plan, maintaining and improving the facility, creating new programs and initiatives to increase revenues and decrease expenses while preserving and improving owner and guest relations. The person must demonstrate and promote a 100% commitment to providing the best possible experience for our guests to a high international standard.


Leadership & Employee Management

  • Role Model - Leading By Example:  willing to “get their hands dirty” to show their Team that they are not above doing what is needed to make this business successful

  • Building relationships to play to each team member’s experience

  • Create a positive, friendly but professional  working culture and cooperative working

  • Encouraging the Team members to speak up and share ideas

  • Praise in public, reprimand in private and use mistakes as training moments


  • Motivate and gives direction to  all associates, executives and managers

  • Plan and prepare training in accordance to international hospitality standards. Mentor and develop team members particularly managers

  • Communicates all policies, procedures and organisational goals to all team members in a timely fashion

  • Manage staff rota, identifying potential hiring needs, manage payroll and benefits related information

  • Conducts performance evaluations; prepare realistic and attainable performance development or improvement plans

  • Sensitively handle disciplinary process, unsatisfactory performance or misconduct terminations


Finance & Managing Operational Efficiency:

  • Responsible for maximising revenues and identify areas where we improve operating costs efficiency

  • Manages expenses to achieve maximum flow through to the bottom line profit

  • Experience in preparation of budgets, forecasts & performing financial analysis and monitoring KPI metrics (ADR, RevPAR, EBITDA etc)

  • Explain and manage financial activities; detailed analysis of monthly financial statements with eye for detail

  • Participate and monitor inventory of supplies and equipment. Ensures purchases made are within budget and in accordance with policy

  • Listening to the department heads on necessary purchases and asking the right questions about the proposed expenses

  • Building a culture of ‘taking ownership’ from the ground up


Guest Satisfaction

  • Promotes 100% guest satisfaction throughout property. Instil necessary training to associates so they can deliver a five star service 

  • Creating a culture of going above and beyond for guests - we are a four star hotel offering a five star service standard

  • Ensure excellent guest reviews score across all OTAs

  • Listen to the guests, they are the reason we are here

  • Not shy to interact with local and foreign guests, VIPs, diplomats etc and add a personalised touch to add value

  • Regular QC spot checks to ensure team is maintaining required level service standards



  • Engage with S&M team to monitor sales activities and measure against sales targets and forecasts. Agreeing realistic goals with S&M team.

  • Identifies and seeks out potential businesses in the local market. Maintains relationships with local companies and key people to increase hotel's visibility within the local market

  • Coordinates and implements sales and marketing activities consistently across the hotel


Property Appearance

  • Daily inspection (spot checks) of property and documents repairs and cleanliness of property to ensure optimum upkeep and repair, room cleanliness and overall property appearance and report back to directors at weekly management meetings



  • Expect an active ‘hands on approach’ to management and not just a desk manager to ensure the optimum operation of the property; ensuring 100+ member workforce is effectively supervised and performing their roles to the best of their abilities and to the standards expected

  • Learn about any issues and research possible solutions before jumping to a solution

  • Must know how to clean in order to inspect, and ensure quality of rooms

  • Must have experience handling problems on the fly

  • Fiscal management is paramount and being able to read, extrapolate & audit information, and pick-out inconsistencies in financial data




  • Minimum 5 years managerial experience, working at an international 4 or 5 Star hotel. 

  • Good  knowledge on every side of the business, but expertise is not required in every area


Language Skills:

  • Proficient in ability to read and speak the English language mandatory

  • Ability to write correspondences/reply to guests

  • Ability to effectively summarise and present key information to Management Board

  • Ability to effectively communicate professionally with guests, associates, supervisors

  • Whether via email, phone, or text, all communication must be professional, clear, and accurate.


Computer Skills

  • Proficient at using email, word processing, spreadsheet, database and Power Point. 

  • Knowledge of reservation and point of sales and CRM systems useful


Required education:

  • Experience is crucial, but ideally at a minimum bachelor's degree, preferably in  business administration, finance or related subject

  • A hotel management or hospitality qualification will be advantageous




Sky City Hotel is an award winning international hotel run by a  British-Bangladeshi joint venture company. Since its opening three years ago it has consecutively won awards from international industry bodies. As the company continues to grow, we are looking for talented individuals who are passionate and can add value to the company and contribute to its development into a strong successful market leading brand.