Development Director wanted Marriott regional office – Singapore

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Director, Development – Asia Pacific
Job Description
Job Number 18002U3P
Job Category Development & Feasibility
Location Singapore Regional Office, Singapore, Singapore VIEW ON MAP
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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Business Context
The addition of new hotels is one of the principal drivers of Marriott’s earnings growth strategy and an important element in maintaining and advancing the quality and brand equity of Marriott’s Lodging System. The company’s unit growth strategy in the region focuses primarily on acquisition of hotel management contracts, and to a lesser extent on licensing of our hotel brands to third party owner-operators under franchise agreements. The Director of Development performs a central, critical role in identifying, structuring deals and successfully closing on opportunities for new hotels, and building win-win relationships with new and existing hotel owners and franchisees.

Specific Job Summary
The Director will be responsible for the development of all Marriott hotel brands (including legacy Starwood brands) in various markets throughout Asia.

The Director of Development identifies and pursues new business opportunities and coordinates a multidisciplinary team involved in the review, approval and finalization of contracts for new hotels. Success in the position demands a driving focus on creation of shareholder value and earnings, as well as a passion to champion new business opportunities that build brand equity and help drive customer preference.

Specific Expected Contributions

Identify, initiate, and analyze potential sites and hotel projects.
Review and analyze potential hotel conversion, new build, or acquisition opportunities.
Coordinate all aspects of the development process internal to Marriott International, including site inspections by brand, market management and technical services representatives, requesting feasibility studies and pro forma valuations, and presenting the opportunity for approval by the appropriate Marriott committees.
Participate in, and lead, negotiations of management agreements, franchise or other agreements with owner/owner’s representatives. Ensure that agreement terms and conditions are acceptable to Marriott Operations team and Development department executives.
Work with Marriott’s Treasury and Project Finance Departments to maximize returns on Marriott International investment in hotel projects.
As needed, assist owners and developers to identify and tap sources of financing for hotel acquisition or construction, including Marriott sponsored financing programs.
As required, attend public hearings and meetings with regulatory agency officials to secure site plan, engineering and other approvals necessary for the project’s successful development.
Share leads for other Marriott brand or product opportunities with appropriate personnel.
Perform other duties as appropriate.

Candidate Profile (the education, experience, skills and attributes that are important for this position)

Mature, professional demeanor, capable of expressing confident, independent judgment.
Analytical thinker with strong interpersonal skills.
Five to seven years of real estate development, hotel industry or other relevant business experience.
Understanding of the local hotel and investment market. Familiarity with local capital markets is a plus.
Demonstrated ability to effective handle multiple projects on short timetables and manage staff resources efficiently.
Willingness to travel frequently to evaluate sites/hotels, meet with owner representatives, and evaluate market opportunities.
University degree in Real Estate, Hotel Administration, Business Administration or other relevant professional qualifications (masters degree in related field preferred).

Sales & Marketing Asst Director wanted at Ritz hotel – Singapore

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Job Number 18001ICJ
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
 
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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At more than 80 award-winning properties worldwide, The Ritz-Carlton Ladies and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays with us, the experience stays with them. As the premier worldwide provider of luxury experiences, we set the standard for rare and special luxury service the world over. We invite you to explore The Ritz-Carlton.

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Director of Sales & Marketing, the incumbent leads and manages all day-to-day activities related to the sales function with a focus on building long-term, value-based customer relationships that enable achievement of property sales objectives. Achieves personal booking goals and makes recommendations on booking goals of direct reports.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 3 years experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.

OR

• 4-year bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 1 year experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Supporting Developing & Executing Sales Strategies

• Works with sales leader to ensure understanding of sales strategy and effective implementation of this strategy for the segment.

• Works with management team to create and implement a sales plan addressing revenue, customers and the market for the segment led by the DOS.

• Assists with the development and implementation of promotions, both internal and external.

Maximizing Revenue

• Provides positive and aggressive leadership to ensure maximum revenue potential (e.g., sets example with personal booking goals).

• Recommends booking goals for sales team members.

Managing Sales Activities

• Monitors all day to day activities of direct reports.

• Approves space release for catering to maximize revenue (DOS, Group) in the absence of a Business Evaluation Manager.

• Participates in sales calls with members of sales team to acquire new business and/or close on business.

• Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g., generating proposal, writing contract, customer correspondence).

Analyzing & Reporting on Sales and Financial Data

• Analyzes market information by using sales systems and implements strategy to achieve property’s financial room and catering goals.

• Assists Revenue Management with completing accurate six period projections.

• Reviews sales and catering guest satisfaction results to identify areas of improvement.