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General Manager - Holiday Inn Express T3 Delhi Airport

Hotel Brand:
Location: India, Haryana, Gurugram

Hotel: Holiday Inn - New Delhi Int'l Airport (DELAP)

Job number: R201929

About Us

IHG Hotels & Resorts is one of the world’s leading hotel companies with around 350,000 colleagues working across more than 100 countries to deliver true hospitality for good. Our diverse portfolio of differentiated brands is well known and loved by millions of consumers around the world.

We genuinely care for our entire IHG Hotels & Resorts family. All our colleagues are valued, and their wellbeing matters to us. We provide the support our colleagues need to succeed and recognize them for their hard work. Our diverse global community values different perspectives and cultures.

Your day to day

As General Manager you will manage the day-to-day leadership and direction of the hotel, maximising on sales and revenue and driving financial returns. You’ll take ownership of the development of your people, execute on brand standards and build awareness of the hotel and brand within the local area. 


Your day to day


  • Develop programmes and initiatives to increase team engagement that are aligned with the hotel’s service philosophy 
  • Develop, implement and monitor team member succession planning to ensure future bench strength 
  • Establish performance and development goals for team members and provide mentoring, coaching and regular feedback to enhance performance 
  • Oversee HR related actions in accordance with company rules and policies

Guest Experience

  • Demonstrate brand citizenship by maintaining compliance with all required brand and service standards 
  • Drive improvement in guest satisfaction goals. 
  • Collaborate with colleagues and hotel team members to establish and implement services and programmes that meet or exceed guest expectations 
  • Speak to guests – ask for their feedback and build relationships 


  • Prepare annual capital, cash flow and sales and marketing plans to accurately forecast budgets  
  • Analyse financials to drive revenues, future profitability and maximum return on investment 
  • Use distribution channels and technology platforms to drive revenue and maximise market share 
  • Lead capital plans and asset management initiatives, including working with owners to maintain or improve property’s market leadership position 

Responsible Business

  • Ensure a safe and secure environment for guests, colleagues and hotel assets  
  • Act as public relations representative to raise awareness of hotel and brand in local community.  
  • Drive team member involvement in community organisations, activities and businesses 
  • Develop and carry out action plans to be environmentally-conscious by taking steps to reduce the hotel’s carbon footprint 
  • Perform other duties as assigned. May also serve as manager on duty

What we need from you

  • Gurgaon market experience along with rooms division experience is essential
  • Bachelor’s degree / higher education qualification / equivalent in Hotel Administration, Business Administration 
  • Five to ten years’ of prior hotel management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Experience required may vary based on size and complexity of operation 
  • Must speak fluent English 

Other languages preferred

What we offer

In return for your hard work, you can look forward to a highly competitive salary and benefits package – What’s more, because your career will be as unique as you are, we’ll give you all the tailored support you need to make a great start, be involved and grow. Alongside our great working environment, we’ll offer you a strong industry competitive package, including healthcare and incredible worldwide hotel discounts.

As an equal opportunity employer, IHG is committed to providing a working culture that values diversity equity and inclusion and is committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a barrier-free recruitment process and working environment.

So, whoever you are, whatever you love doing, if you’re ready to make the move to a great new career opportunity, we’ll make sure you’ll have Room to be yourself. Find out more by going to



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