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Sydney, Australia



General Manager - Novotel & ibis Sydney Darling Harbour



Company Description

Accor – Pioneering the art of responsible hospitality, connecting cultures through heartfelt care 

Accor, a global leader in hospitality is dedicated to creating unforgettable experiences for guests worldwide. With a portfolio of over 5,000 hotels in 110 countries, Accor offers unparalleled opportunities for career growth and development. From luxury resorts to budget-friendly accommodations, our diverse range of properties caters to every traveller’s needs, ensuring memorable stays in destinations around the globe. As part of the Accor family, you'll be empowered to unleash your potential, collaborate with passionate professionals, and make a positive impact on the world of hospitality. Join us at Accor and embark on an exciting journey to shape the future of travel. 

Work Your Way to Novotel & ibis Sydney Darling Harbour 

Are you ready to lead a dynamic team as General Manager, at one of Sydney's most iconic destinations?  Novotel & ibis Sydney Darling Harbour, nestled in the heart of the city's vibrant waterfront precinct, offers a unique opportunity to be part of a world-class hospitality experience. With its stunning views of the harbour and unparalleled service, Novotel & ibis Sydney Darling Harbour prides itself on delivering exceptional guest experiences. From its modern and stylish accommodations to its state-of-the-art conference facilities, the hotel caters to the needs of both business and leisure travellers alike, creating memorable stays for every guest.  

Job Description

As the General Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of hotel operations, ensuring the highest standards of guest satisfaction, profitability, and employee engagement in one of Australia's most iconic locations. This role oversees 2 hotels in the Darling Harbour precinct, and we are looking for an experienced leader with previous experience in a large hotel or multi-hotel operation preferable. 

The ideal candidate will possess exceptional leadership skills, a passion for delivering outstanding guest experiences, and a strong business acumen. With your strategic vision and operational expertise, you will drive revenue growth, implement innovative initiatives, and uphold the Novotel and ibis brand standards. Your responsibilities will also include: 

  • Lead, inspire, and mentor a team of hospitality professionals, fostering their individual growth and contributing to the business's overall success. 

  • Develop and execute strategic plans aimed at boosting revenue, streamlining operations, and elevating the guest experience. 

  • Provide support to all departments to ensure the attainment of operational targets and alignment with organisational goals. 

  • Oversee marketing and sales initiatives to optimise occupancy rates and revenue generation. 

  • Champion employee engagement initiatives, nurturing a collaborative and inclusive environment for all our Heartists to thrive. 


A qualification in hotel management, hospitality management, commerce or business administration would be highly regarded. 

About You 

  • A minimum of five years of experience in hotel general management is required. 

  • Proven track record of successfully managing hotel operations and delivering outstanding financial results. 

  • Demonstrated success in driving the commercial performance of the business and delivering on KPIs 

  • Passionate to develop self and others 

  • Clear communication, creating impactful relationships with your team 

  • Fosters a positive owner relationship while and maximising performance

Diversity, equity and inclusion are paramount to us, and our ambition is to attract, recruit, develop and promote talent. 

We invite only qualified candidates with full Australian working rights to apply now. 

Additional Information

About the Novotel & ibis Brands 

Novotel and ibis, both esteemed brands within Accor, embody the essence of exceptional hospitality tailored to diverse traveller preferences. Novotel, synonymous with contemporary comfort and upscale experiences, invites guests to indulge in stylish accommodations and personalised service across its global network.

Meanwhile, ibis, renowned for its affordability and reliability, offers smart, efficient stays without compromising on quality. Whether guests seek luxury or value, Novotel and ibis promise unforgettable stays characterised by warmth, innovation, and a commitment to exceeding expectations. Joining these iconic brands means becoming part of a dynamic community dedicated to delivering unparalleled hospitality experiences worldwide. 

Diversidade & Inclusão para a Accor significa acolher cada um e respeitar suas diferenças, priorizando apenas qualidades e habilidades na ampliação de oportunidades de emprego e desenvolvimento. Nossa ambição é proporcionar emprego com propósito, e uma cultura acolhedora, excelentes condições de trabalho e promover o desenvolvimento de todas as pessoas, incluindo as pessoas com deficiência. Não hesite em nos informar de quaisquer necessidades específicas que possa ter para que possamos levá-las em consideração.


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