Tourism Adventure Group
Tourism Adventure Group pride ourselves on providing exceptional experiences to international and domestic travelers across Australia and New Zealand.
Started by a lone backpacker many years ago, the truth is the mission hasn't changed. We strive to provide opportunities for people to come and experience the wonders of our part of the world on a budget.
Our staff is made up of seasoned travelers, as at the root of all travel it's the people that make your experience exceptional.
We're focused on being innovative industry leaders, and providing clean, secure and friendly accommodation, bars, tours and events.
Travel has the ability to change a persons view of the world, and as part of our team that, above all else, is the goal, everyday.
Tourism Adventure Group are looking for a dynamic leader to take charge of one of the most notorious backpacker hostels in Taupo. The position is available immediately and will include taking charge of all aspects of one of our youth targeted accommodation venues.
General Manager - Taupo
Tourism Adventure Group are looking for a dynamic leader to take charge of one of the most notorious backpacker hostels in New Zealand. The position is available immediately and will include taking charge of all aspects of one of our youth targeted accommodation venues.
As part of our team you'll work alongside some of the brightest and most experienced people in our industry, we're looking for someone who takes a hands on approach and has the skill set to help drive revenue and increase ratings. A hospitality professional who is able to build a solid team and has a proven track record of bottom line results.
You will direct day-to-day operations of all departments; this role requires strong leadership skills and the ability to develop and implement successful management strategies.
Applicants must be able to show they meet our requirements -
The ability to manage and achieve revenue and operating costs as set out in the annual budget, ensuring all departments costs are kept in line with departmental budgets, including labour.
Knowledge and understanding of cloud based reservations system (preferably mews)
Financial acumen to be able to assist in the preparation of annual budgets.
Proven competencies and strength in administration, financial and marketing functions.
Ability to demonstrate strong yield management abilities, be proficient in room allocations and on-line allotments.
Managers must have great communication skills and be confident in dealing with, and resolving, all guest complaints and problems.
The strategic vision to be able to implement and maintain levels of service.
Managers must have a solid F&B skill set and a proven history of managing busy bars.
Proven track record of being able to meet budget targets for; revenue, wage costs & cogs.
Managers must have the ability to analyse cost of sales and bottom line performance and report on it.
Managers must hold a current LCQ and Managers certificate.
A general knowledge of the travel industry and the ability to learn quickly and become familiar with all products sold.
Understand that travel is a major part of our revenue and be able to work toward maximise travel sales.
You will need:
At least 3 years' experience in hotel / hostel management - preferred
Proven leadership skills.
Experience in negotiation and building relationships with suppliers.
Computer skills and reporting experience – MS Office Suite, Google Suite.
Motivation to drive continuous improvement processes and ensure that capacity is maximised.
Ability to manage a dynamic and changing workforce, as well as being able to work extremely well under pressure.
Dedication to the details, from budget management to locating inefficiencies.
If you're ready to take on the challenge of running one of our properties…and if you think you have what it takes, please send a resume and cover letter.