A 4-Star Hotel Business Development Manager Jobs in Uganda
A 4-Star Hotel Business Development Manager Jobs in Uganda The BDM will provide strategic leadership and management of the Sales & Marketing function, and oversee all revenue generation activities at the hotel enhancing its image and public profile.
The BDM will champion the identification and pursuit of business leads attracting new clients and growing the hotel client base locally, regionally, and internationally so as to maximize its profit potential in alignment with the approved Strategic and Marketing plans.
In addition to the Key Result Areas (KRAs) below the BDM will also also be expected to predict any changes in the business landscape and propose strategies to strengthen the hotel’s long term operations.
Key Result Areas (KRA):
Sales and marketing
Develop proactive and versatile sales and marketing plan, and activities
Customer attraction and retention locally, regionally and internationally
Set up and maintain client database
Conduct market analysis and surveys
Promote high quality Customer Service and Relations & standards
Prepare and draw up business contracts for the hotel
Network and meet clients and manage related correspondence
Build and increase brand awareness
Develop and popularise the hotel product and service profiles/specs
Participate in the updating and monitoring of the hotel website and customer engagement portal
Recruit, train, motivate, set and monitor sales quotas for the Sales Executives
Provide and monitor guide for client relations
Carry out performance reviews for sales team
Promote the values and norms of the hotel
Achieve/exceed sales & marketing targets
Champion and monitor optimal use of operating resources in the department
Write and present sales reports on a weekly / monthly basis to the General Manager.
Safety and Security
Promote a healthy & safe environment for guests and team members
Masters Degree in Sales and Marketing related field
Bachelors degree in Sales and Marketing or Business field is a MUST
At least 5 (five) year’s experience working as part of a hotel in a senior position and as part of a service sales team a must
Experience leading a service sales team in a highly competitive fast paced market highly desirable
Qualification in CIM is desirable
Polished personal presentation with a warm, confident, and hospitable personality.
Strong leadership, administrative and organizational skills
Ability to multi-task, conduct work prioritisation & target setting
Proactive creative and innovative approach to issues
Strong data collection and analytical skills
Strong problem solving & judgemental skills
Good proposal and report writing skills.
Proficiency in basic computer packages.
Strong planning & organization skill capabilities
Unassailable integrity and commitment to high ethical conduct & confidentiality
Extensive knowledge of forecasting sales and interpreting/analyzing results to plan and conducting the budgetary analysis.
Strong Communication, influencing capability & Interpersonal skills
Ability to work well with multicultural teams, create & nurture strong client networks
Must be a self-motivated and reliable person who can work with minimal supervision
Demonstrated ability to understand customer requirements and translating these into sales solutions.
Methodical, organized mind with great attention to detail
Monitor, analyze and translate market surveys & customer reviews
Must have a good grounding in digital and online marketing skills
Always keen to identify new markets, trends, and quickly deploy effective means to maximize opportunities.
How to Apply
If you are interested in joining a dynamic and forward looking organization, submit your application letter and CV only on
email@example.com by 5:00 pm on 07/08/2020. Your application letter must carry the reference number: BDM/01/20. Document size limit: 2MBs
In your application, highlight your leadership experience from childhood to date. If you speak a second international language and/or good with a musical instrument, it would be an added advantage worth highlighting too.
Any form of canvassing will lead to the disqualification of your application. Hand delivered or late applications will not be accepted.
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