Director of Revenue

AccorHotels

Manama, Bahrain

Posted on: 15 Jun 2024

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JOB DESCRIPTION / ROLE

Employment: Full Time

Company Description

Introducing Raffles Al Areen Palace Bahrain, an extraordinary addition to Raffles Hotel's renowned portfolio. This ultra-luxury property offers a unique experience as "The Palace of the Secret Garden." With 78 private pool villas ranging from 1 to 3 bedrooms, Raffles Al Areen Palace Bahrain redefines luxury hospitality in Bahrain. Our spacious villas, starting from 400 sqm, feature private pools and jacuzzis, providing guests with ultimate relaxation and privacy. Our dedicated team of Raffles Legendary Butlers ensures exceptional service and attention to detail, creating unforgettable moments for each guest. Conveniently located just 40 minutes from the airport and 30 minutes from the City Center, Raffles Al Areen Palace Bahrain offers easy access to Exhibition World Bahrain, Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), and the Al Dana Amphitheater, making it an ideal choice for cultural, entertainment, and business destinations.

Job Description

The Director of Revenue Management (DRM) is responsible for leading the hotel Commercial Strategy team in determining strategic vision. The DRM establishes goals and implements tactical efforts, with the goal of promoting revenue growth generation among key customer segments and 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, as well as other corporate and ownership entities. In addition, the role ensures that inventory allocation and pricing parameters are positioned to support the overall revenue goals of the hotel, while assisting all stakeholders in maximizing profit.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

- 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. Evaluates new business opportunities related to booking channels.
- 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.
- Together with the Marketing team, manages performance reviews with OTA/CTO partners, keeping up-to-date on each partner's distribution options and extranet maintenance, to ensure optimal display of the hotel. Evaluates extranet enhancements.
- System owner for RMS, CRS (ORS and TARS), Rate shopping system, Travel CLICK products and hotel specific platforms. Responsible for data quality and system hygiene, following Accor 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.

Requirements:
Qualifications

Education:

- Bachelor degree in Hotel Management, Accounting, Finance, or Mathematic preferred

Experience:

- Minimum of two (2) years previous experience as a Director of Revenue Management at a larger luxury resort required
- Minimum five (5) years hotel sales experience is an asset
- Experience in GCC locations is an asset
- Experience with hotel accounting procedures (Budget, Forecast, GL and P&L)
- Experience in advertising and promotional activities

Additional Information

- Opportunity to join the first Raffles in Bahrain
- Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
- Learning programs through our Academies
- Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
- Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

A caring employer providing respect, training and career development for our employees. An attractive employer offering more than 100 professions across the 5 continents.

We are much more than a world leader. We are 250,000 hoteliers with the same shared passion for welcoming. We take care of millions of guests in our 4,300 addresses and on our digital platforms. As an operator and franchisor (HotelServices), owner and investor (HotelInvest), we invest all our energy into making "Feel Welcome" resonate as the finest hotel promise.

From luxury to economy and in every corner of the globe, AccorHotels'​ more than 20 brands meet all the needs of business and leisure travelers seeking comfort, attention and high-quality services.

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