Assistant Director of Sales - Government

AccorHotels

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Posted
Ref: RP714-7628

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Assistant Director of Sales - Government

As an Assistant Director of Sales - Government, you will manage the government sales primarily in UAE. You will be a strategic leader to drive the success of our hotel business within the government sector. You will work closely with Sales & Marketing to inform and develop product proposals to reflect market need.

What is in it for you:
- 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, like Planet 21

What you will be doing:
- Deliver government sales plan strategy and execution, and meet or exceed sales revenue targets.
- Proactively identify opportunities to grow the government project pipeline .
- Create and implement channel management plans.
- Implement infrastructure for large-scale growth and continually identify sales process improvements.
- Assess competitors and understand and communicate key trends.
- Understand government environments including decision-making process & political dynamics.

Requirements

Your experience and skills include:
- Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related major with at least 5 years of experience in a similar role in a 5-star luxury hotels.
- Knowledge of local market in government section.
- Strong analytical skills to understand key business indicators and competitive trends and develop approaches to these challenges.
- Excellent selling capabilities and the ability and desire to coach selling techniques to Team Members.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- English proficiency is a must. French and Arabic is a plus.
- Passion for sales and for achieving targets and objectives.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

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.

Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

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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