DesMoinesRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Des Moines jobs

Director of Operations

Company: Hawkeye Hotels
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: October 13, 2019

Job Description:

The Hotel Fort Des Moines Curio Collection by Hilton is looking for an experienced Director of Operations. The Hotel Fort Des Moines is currently under a complete renovation and will be opening soon. This property is owned and managed by Hawkeye Hotels. Hawkeye Hotels represents the highest quality, state of the art hotels that are either new or newly renovated. We take it as a matter of professional pride to exceed the highest expectation of today's sophisticated travelers. Founded in 1982 with one roadside hotel in Mena, Arkansas, Hawkeye Hotels has become one of the fastest-growing family-owned hospitality companies in the U.S. We maintain lasting affiliations with leading brands, including Marriott, Hilton, and InterContinental. As the director of Operation you will be responsible for the professional operation of the property at times when the General Manager is not on property. This position will assist with all hotel operations including, enforcing brand standards and company procedures while achieving guest satisfaction, targeted profitability, and complying with federal and state regulations. You will assist with overall profitability by providing overall direction, coordination, and ongoing monitoring of operations. We are looking for positive and collaborative team members that are self-motivated, eager to learn, and possess advanced problem resolution techniques. To succeed you will:

  • drive profitability and service excellence throughout the property while creating a culture of empowerment and Team spirit, as required by Hawkeye Hotels.
  • submit timely and accurate financial information to the company in terms of forecasted and actual results ensuring a proactive response to adverse trends in sales and/or profit margins.
  • participate in monthly financial meetings with the assigned Regional Director of Operations and Director of Revenue Management.
  • provide leadership and supervision to all hotel personnel demonstrating high leadership skills, model behaviors, and exemplary actions. Always projecting a professional and ethical image in all aspects of work performance and conduct.
  • Daily supervision to include staffing, training, discipline, scheduling and visually monitoring performance to ensure adherence to all service and productivity standards to provide guest satisfaction and profit.
  • assist the General Manager for full implementation and consistency of Hawkeye Hotels standards and company expectations, brand standards, and industry rating for the property. Requirements:
    • Qualification in hotel management or related hospitality industry desired
    • Min of three years in industry. Combination of line level and management or senior supervisory experience in hotels of similar size and or quality level. OR, Experience in the industry with transferrable skills
    • Proven ability to make profit
    • Availability must be able to work a varied schedule including, nights, weekends and holidays Hawkeye Hotels is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Hawkeye Hotels, Des Moines , Director of Operations, Hospitality & Tourism , Des Moines, Iowa

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Other Hospitality & Tourism Jobs

Customer Service Associate - Seasonal - Ames, IA
Description: Starting rate for this position is 11.25. Earn an additional 2/hour Creates a friendly and welcoming environment by greeting and offering assistance to customers. You are the face to the customer ensuring (more...)
Company: Kohls
Location: Ames
Posted on: 10/24/2019

Coffee Shop Attendant/ Barista - Des Moines Marriott Downtown - (19148143)
Description: Here's To Your Journey with Marriott Hotels Resorts Suites Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels. Marriott Hotels, Marriott International's flagship (more...)
Company: Marriott International
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: 10/24/2019

Local Delivery Driver
Description: Our Local Delivery Drivers provide excellent customer service through the safe and efficient delivery of parts and products to
Company: O'Reilly Auto Parts
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: 10/24/2019

customer service work at home
Description: Nation 039 s premiere Health Programs Company is looking for leaders, Customer service skills preferred, We are A rating with
Company: ameriplan usa
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: 10/24/2019

Restaurant Assistant Manager- Red Robin
Description: Restaurant Assistant Manager - Start at 50K per yearAssistant ManagerOur Assistant Managers AM not only have an appetite for bottomless fun compassion for our crazy loyal guests, they manage day (more...)
Company: Red Robin
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: 10/24/2019

Assistant Teacher
Description: Description: br KinderCare Education is the nation's leader in early childhood education. We nourish curiosity through purposeful experiences to create a future full of lifelong learners. From our National (more...)
Company: KinderCare Education
Location: Ankeny
Posted on: 10/24/2019

Local Delivery Driver
Description: br br Our Local Delivery Drivers provide excellent customer service through the safe and efficient delivery of parts and products
Company: O'Reilly Auto Parts
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: 10/24/2019

Parts Delivery
Description: Our Parts Delivery drivers provide excellent customer service through the safe and efficient delivery of
Company: O'Reilly Auto Parts
Location: Waterloo
Posted on: 10/24/2019

Barista - Starbucks - PRN (Days,Evenings,Weekends)
Description: GENERAL SUMMARY: br br Responsible for the daily operations and overall appearance br of the coffee bar and related areas. Maintains sanitary and organized br environment. Practices and abides (more...)
Company: Mercy Medical Center
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: 10/24/2019

Local CDL A & B Company Driver, Pick Up & Delivery - DSM
Description: Position: Forward Air Solutions Drivers run local customer to customer pick-up delivery routes in and around Des Moines, IA. Some light loading and unloading may be required, as requested by the customer. (more...)
Company: Forward Air FAS
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: 10/24/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Iowa jobs by following @recnetIA on Twitter!

Des Moines RSS job feeds