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  1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. FAIRMONT
  4. Sales & Marketing

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FAIRMONT FAIRMONT UDAIPUR, Udaipur, India

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REF27474I

Director of Revenue Management

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

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Job Description

The Director of Revenue Management is responsible for formulating and driving the hotel Commercial Strategy with the General Manager in determining strategic vision. The DRM establishes goals and implements tactical efforts, with the goal of promoting revenue growth generation among key customer segments, revenue centers and supporting the hotel's brand positioning and image.

The role is responsible for data quality and analysis, providing gathered intelligence, and recommending revenue and e-commerce strategies to the Commercial Strategy team. In addition, the role ensures that inventory allocation and pricing parameters are positioned to support the overall revenue goals of the hotel. Oversee Hotel reservations job function.


• Leads strategic planning and collaborates with all hotel profit generation teams to actively seek opportunities to drive incremental profit for Rooms, Restaurants, Spas, and other revenue streams.
• Effectively communicates a compelling Total Hotel Profit Optimization vision to all relevant property leaders, fosters Revenue Management Culture within the revenue generating departments of the hotel and teaches RM concepts within the hotel.
• Leverages Revenue Management analytics, technologies, processes, tools, and training programs to optimize hotel profits.
• Creates short- and long-term forecasts, that yield the best decisions on pricing and yielding tactics
• Participates in the annual budget process and produces long term projections, as required.
• Actively participates in ownership conversations and presentations.
• Monitors relevant economic, market, and competitive set indicators to derive insight-led profit generation strategies.
• Chairs and prepares materials for the weekly Revenue Management Meetings, following Brand guidelines.
• Maximizes room revenue contribution through a thorough understanding of all booking channels and management of inventory and rate therein.
• Optimizes pricing, promotions, and availability strategies through definition and management of all rates, rate levels, stay restrictions and other tactics, which are congruent with demand factors to target the most profitable customer segments to maximize profits.
• Directs and manages all channel distribution strategies. Ensures & maintains a high Distribution health score for the hotel.
• Collaborate with the Marketing team to execute, measure, evaluate and improve digital marketing efforts, to support the hotel strategic marketing plans working within the established budgets.
• Optimizes opportunities to drive incremental revenues through upsell programs in all booking channels.
• System owner for RMS, CRS, Rate shopping system and hotel specific platforms. Responsible for data quality and system hygiene, following Fairmont standards, recommendations and procedures.
• Oversees content management in all electronic channels, liaises with hotel Marketing team to ensure regular updates of images and descriptions of hotel, room brands, outlets and services are completed.
• Oversees relationship with GRC and Distribution services teams.
• Maintains relationships with local market competitors to keep informed of trends and news.
• Motivate, lead, coach and manage all aspects of team members’ performance towards achieving exceptional guest service and employee satisfaction results.


Qualifications

  • Experience with Ideas G3 RMS, Opera Cloud PMS and Opera Sales and Catering preferred.
  • Overall minimum 10 years of experience in Luxury hotels and 2 years in a similar role.
  • Pre Opening exposure, remote location work experience is desirable. 
  • Experience of Rajasthan, luxury destination Wedding Market is an advantage.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Effectively deal with guests and other team members
  • Previous reservation experience highly preferred.
  • Indian national only

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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