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Novotel Almaty City Center, Almaty, Kazakhstan



Director of Operations


Europe and North Africa

Company Description

"Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit https://careers.accor.com/
Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS"

Job Description


  • Develop, recommend, implement and manage the operational department’s annual and long term goals
  • Conduct daily briefing with management on current key activities
  • Ensures optimal compliance with corporate focus audit, local health and safety, and other statutory regulations
  • Evaluates changes in guest needs, guest mix and competitive set. Recommend appropriate products/services and operational changes as necessary
  • Anticipate and address guest issues, establish proactive processes to promote guest satisfaction
  • Communicate in an effective and timely manner with General Manager and Executive Committee on matters which require their attention
  • Represent the Brand in projecting a credible image to the market, residents and colleagues alike
  • Be present to personally welcome key residents and patrons, and entertain key accounts’ representatives
  • Help to ensure all Marketing and PR Communications materials are in compliance with the Brand Marketing guidelines
  • Be visible around the hotel and show an active interest in our colleagues’ welfare
  • Help and support in establishment of positive owner relations through proper and appropriate communications
  • Follow appropriate protocol in communicating with the appointed Owner’s representative and keep the General Manager informed of such communications

Team Management

  • Manage performance issues that arise within the operational departments. Train, develop, coach and counsel, conduct performance evaluations and resolve problems of departmental team members and managers
  • Assist General Manager with interviews, selection and recruitment of operations departments management team
  • Identify and develop team members with potential
  • Conduct performance review and manages performance issues that arise within the operations departments management team
  • Constantly monitor team members performance, attitude and degree of professionalism

Business Performance

  • Support the annual budgeting process and financial forecast for the operations departments
  • Ensure that all operations departments are maximizing revenue and profit potentials while minimizing costs and staying within budget guidelines
  • Analyze monthly P&L and month-end reports, identify deviation from business plan goals
  • Gather and report financial information to the General Manager


  • Bachelor’s Degree from a reputable hospitality school preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of operational management experience with strong Room background or at least 2 years of experience in a similar capacity
  • High degree of professionalism with strong understanding of hotel operations and business acumen
  • Excellent reading, writing and oral proficiency in Russian & English language. Kazak is a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel, Word, & PowerPoint
  • Strong working knowledge of industry regulations and legal guidelines

Additional Information

Your team and working environment:

  • You would be reporting to the General Manager
  • You have to work closely with operations team of Front Office, Housekeeping, Maintenance, Sales & Marketing, Spa and Finance
  • You have to co-ordinate with external business partners like vendors of Linen, Toiletries, Floral materials and uniforms to provide materials as specified in brand standards 
  • Ensure Leadership Team are well aware of business forecast and strategies of the hotel 


  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and training skills
  • Excellent communication and customer contact skills
  • Results and service oriented with an eye for details
  • Ability to multi-task, work well in stressful & high-pressure situations
  • A team player & builder, A motivator & self-starter

La diversité et l’inclusion pour Accor, c’est accueillir chacun et chacune dans le respect de ses différences en donnant la priorité aux seules qualités et compétences. Notre ambition est de développer l’emploi, mieux accueillir, offrir d’excellentes conditions de travail et  favoriser l’évolution de l’ensemble des collaborateurs et notamment des personnes en situation de handicap. N’hésitez pas à nous faire part de vos éventuels besoins spécifiques afin que nous puissions les prendre en considération lors de votre processus de recrutement.


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