Job Number 18002SKX
Job Category Development & Feasibility
Location Singapore Regional Office, Singapore
Position Type Management
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The Marriott Development Planning and Feasibility function in Asia Pacific is responsible for hotel underwriting, brand strategy, and business intelligence to support hotel development, conversion, and renovation/repositioning opportunities for all Marriott lodging products in Asia Pacific. These market and economic evaluations are instrumental to achieving Marriott’s expansion goals in new markets and important to the overall, long-range growth strategy of the Company.
Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, the following:
Conduct market research and competitive assessment through conducting field work, site inspection and interviews
Formulate brand & facilities program recommendations
Prepare financial projections
Author feasibility reports
Conduct renovation and repositioning analyses for existing hotels
Customize responses to RFPs
Support new brand launch in APAC, conduct competitive landscape research and provide brand positioning recommendations
Set Development strategy for new brands/new markets
Analyze post-opening hotel performance
Track competition by market and company
Gather owner and real estate intelligence
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
5+ years of work experience in hotel consulting and/or development planning and feasibility.
In-depth knowledge of the hotel industry, specifically of hotel brands and their market positioning.
General understanding of the real estate industry, including hotel valuation and investment analysis.
Excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills with the ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Strong Excel and financial modeling, written and verbal presentation skills.
Ability to effectively persuade and support a position in a professional manner.
Executive presence with the ability to work with and present to all levels of the organization.
Exceptional critical thinking, sound judgment, and strong business acumen.
Keen attention-to-detail, high degree of initiative and resourcefulness, as well as a service-oriented attitude.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities.
Strong command of English language a must; fluency in Asian languages is preferred.
Ability to travel extensively.