Job Title: Revenue and Reservation Manager Position Objective The objective for the Revenue/Reservation Manager position is to:

  • Work closely with the General Manager, Sales & Marketing and Front Office manager to formulate forecasts and apply revenue management techniques for the hotel revenue generation that results in the achievement of business revenue objectives
  • Responsible for development and management of revenue/yield strategies including pricing, demand analysis, budgeting, forecasting, financial planning as well as inventory management.

Role / Responsibilities

  • Accountable for price positioning, preparation of forecasts, business evaluation, inventory management analysis, acting as the market demand supply expert
  • Support the General, Director of Sales and Front Office, identifying future opportunities and effectively communicating to the Sales department
  • Organize lead selling, inventory strategy meetings with the GM Sales team, survey the market adjust rates on a daily, weekly, monthly, yearly basis.
  • Survey competition read reports that allow profitable yield management in all available distribution channels reservation sources: onsite, third-party reservation providers, websites etc
  • Manage the Hotels reservations department by Implementing revenue and reservations management operations, procedures and best practices
  • Independently implement appropriate hotel inventory distribution strategy; maintains accurate rates and inventory allotments in the provided applications/systems in a timely manner to promote rate parity throughout all booking channels
  • Develop measurement techniques to evaluate the effectiveness of revenue Management strategies and decisions.
  • Complete stated periodic forecast for the Hotel Operations Team.
  • Develops near and long term top-line rooms revenue hotel forecasts
  • Perform daily review and analysis of inventory and rates, then identify and implement appropriate revenue strategies based up on those daily analyses.
  • Maintain high level knowledge about competition and their product offerings
  • Analyse and present accurate picture of market trends, demand and conditions
  • Coordinate various activities to further enhance revenue potential
  • Assist in creating and developing marketable packages and promotions
  • Passing your expertise on to your team; enabling them to acquire greater autonomy.

Qualities and Skills Required

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform critical analysis, budget and solid understanding of forecasting
  • Understands revenue maximization and practice and yield management/pricing
  • Special ability to take initiative and get creative in resolving challenges
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent time management
  • Ability and Knack to prioritize work

Professional / Educational Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Hotel Management/ Tourism or Business/ Economic related field
  • A minimum of 3-4 years revenue / reservations management experience in hotel environment or related business operations
  • Experience in Central reservations, GDS and internet distribution systems.
  • Highly proficient in the use of the following:
    • Hospitality software (micros, Opera, Fidelio etc.)
    • Microsoft Office (MS Excel, Word, Power Point)

Application Closing Date 4th July 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: Recruitment@flexedge.com.ng with “RRM-HOSP-FCT” as subject of the mail. Note

  • Failure to use code as subject of the mail automatically disqualifies candidate
  • Only qualified candidates will be contacted.