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Development Manager

Job Reference 503601 Profession Development / Asset Management | Developer

Hotel or Entity Accor Head Office UK & Ireland

Central London / West End
London (England)
United Kingdom 
Would you like to work for a forward-thinking, multi-national hospitality company alongside inspirational people who are dedicated to be the best they can be? Look no further than Accor.

We are far more than a worldwide leader. We are 250,000 hospitality experts who take care of millions of guests in our 4,300 properties worldwide. We each share the same passion, helping people to Live Limitless.

As a valued member of the Accor team, you will enjoy the following benefits:
- A competitive salary and bonus potential
- Hotel and food & beverage discounts in Accor properties globally
- Discounts with key partners (e.g. Europcar, Emirates, Eurostar)
- 2 free weekend breaks per year in the UK
- Private medical insurance
- Pension
....and many more


Job Level Job
Fixed-term contract: No
Status Full Time
Anticipated Start Date 02-09-2019


Level of Education
Master / MBA
Areas of study
Professional experiences
3 to 5 years
Languages essential

Essential and optional requirements

The successful candidate will ideally demonstrate the following skills and experience:

• 3-5 years experience in real estate and hospitality industries
• Expertise in real estate finance, acquisitions & development
• An in-depth understanding of the hospitality sector (essential)
• Highly developed analytical & financial skills
• A demonstrable track record of securing development deals within the hotel sector
• Superior communication & presentation skills (verbal and written)
• Excellent gravitas with the ability to develop a reputation as a top leader within Accor UK
• Relationship-oriented with the ability to successfully nurture long-term relationships that yield rewards
• Highly organised and goal-oriented with the ability to drive excellent results when working alone
• The successful candidate will be confident of his/her abilities to handle multiple projects with the ambition to grow with the company
• The ability to creatively solve problems and implement new ideas.
• A desire and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

Key tasks

The purpose of this role is to act as a key driver of development opportunities and to represent Accor at industry events.

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

• Developing key relationships internally and externally to exploit deal flow opportunities.
• Due diligence, analysis and presentation of opportunities.
• Taking responsibility for the execution of transactions and deals including negotiations
• Identification and evaluation of business growth opportunities including management contracts and franchise agreements
• Attending and representing Accor at relevant hospitality events, maintaining a high profile within the industry;
• Monitoring relevant industry trends and news and their potential impact;
• Negotiating deal terms with owners leading to the signing of a Heads of Terms or Letter of Intent and ultimately signing of a management contract or franchise agreement

Competitive salary will be offered (salary dependent on experience)