Deputy General Manager

  • Job Reference: JI6784
  • Date Posted: 2 June 2021
  • Recruiter: Jurys Inn
  • Location: Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge, 45 Prescot Street, London (East), London, E1 8GP
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Salary
  • Sector: Hotels
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

A fantastic experince - and not just for our guests.

Could you take charge of a hotel and make it run like clockwork? Would you know how to lead up a team of 50 plus people? If so, we'd like you to be part of a team that's happy to be here at Jurys Inn - and that's according to what our teams tell us! #happyistheplacetobe

At Jurys Inn & Leonardo Hotels UK and Ireland our fantastic people make sure that every stay is extra-special. Taking care of our brilliant team is one of our biggest priorities so that they can look after our customers. If you share our values - friendly, genuine, positive, willing and consistent - you can expect everything from a career with real prospects to big discounts at our hotels! 

What you'll do

Take a deep breath - because you'll be stepping straight into a busy, hands-on role! A crucial figure in the team, you'll oversee operations and create a superb experience for guests. It means planning ahead, supporting your team and meeting financial and operational targets. But there'll also be ample opportunity to learn and develop by working closely with the General Manager and our senior specialist teams.  Did you know that 80% of our General Managers were promoted from within?  And with big expansion plans we have lots of opportunities for great managers.

What you need

Already in Hospitality? Fantastic, but if not, you're still welcome. What we're looking for is key skills which you've picked up while leading a team. We're talking about getting the best out of people through coaching and giving our teams that get-up-and-go! You'll also need to be used to hitting KPIs and delivering results. In our business, hard work earns you genuine opportunities for development and progression in fact, our High Potential programme is designed just for leaders like you. In order to  thrive here, you need to enjoy working at pace: dealing with customers one minute and planning staff rosters the next!

What you can expect 

We think outstanding people deserve outstanding rewards . So if you join us, we'll give you major staff discounts at our hotels here and abroad. We'll also recognise your hard work and as a DGM you will have the opportunity to earn a quarterly bonus plan based on your achievements. Other rewards include regular get-togethers, no split shifts and awards for staff who go above and beyond!

How you can develop 

If you're happy being a great Deputy General Manager, that's fine by us. But for those looking for progress, you've chosen the right place. Our Learning & Development programmes can help at every stage of your career, putting you on track for a brilliant future with a rapidly-growing business.

More about us 

We've come a long way since we opened our first hotel in 1993. Jurys Inn and Leonardo Hotels UK & Ireland operate 52 hotels, 36 under the Jurys Inn brand and 16 under the Leonardo brand, - 47 in the UK and 5 in Ireland.

As an employer we put a big emphasis on career development and as a rule we recruit our operations team members for personality rather than experience - it is all about how you interact with others, how you can demonstrate our values.