Crestline Hotels Vice President of Operations - West Coast in Los Angeles, California

Passionate about driving results and mentoring world-class hospitality leaders? Can you boast a stellar track record of Regional and General Management leadership over both large and small hotels alike? If so, Crestline Hotels & Resorts has just opened up a Vice President of Operations – West Coast position.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Hotel Operations, the ultimate mission of this role will be to provide unparalleled operational leadership and mentorship to approximately 12-14 hotels across the West Coast , primarily made of up both Full and Select Service hotels.

This position will be based remotely, but required to me near a major airport in the West Coast region. The position will entail approximately 65-75% travel.

The Vice President of Operations will/must have:

  • Strong ability to mentor GMs to ensure successful operation of the regions hotels; set short-term and long range goals to aid in the achievement of each property’s defined performance metrics

  • Work with GMs to develop annual budgets, to accurately forecast financial performance and to deliver financial results in accordance with those budgets

  • Establish proactive owner relationships and ensures effective, proactive communication with ownership representatives at all times

  • Oversee implementation of sales, revenue management and marketing programs in order to achieve and exceed established RevPAR goals

  • Drive guest satisfaction by maintaining product and service quality standards

  • Critically analyze all metrics (including but not limited to financial reports, GSS, STR, Quality Assurance Inspections, Financial Audits, Associate Opinion Surveys, Employee Turnover)

  • Maximize employee performance and positive morale by serving as an ambassador of Crestline values

  • Identify and own corporate initiatives that impact the entire portfolio

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in Corporate Support disciplines such as Sales, Accounting, Revenue Management, Human Resources, Facilities and Procurement & Cost Management to maximize the performance of the hotels

  • Provide regular and effective updates to the Senior Leadership team, including the President & CEO on the performance of the hotels and the leaders in the region

  • Alert to competitive facilities and new competitive developments, assessing their importance and communicates information to Corporate office team and assigned property GM's

  • Actively participate in Operations Meetings and Senior Staff Meetings at the Corporate Office; responsible for briefing Corporate colleagues on noteworthy issues in assigned region

Experience/Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in a related field from an accredited university/college plus at least eight (8) to ten (10) years of related experience

  • Must have a successful track record of regional/area experience or managing a large hotel with numerous direct reports and complexities

  • Experience working with both branded and independent hotels and resorts is preferable – you should be comfortable handling any size of property

  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, etc.) and working knowledge of a variety of reservation and hotel information systems

Crestline Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status.

ID: 2018-22128

Bonus/Incentive Pay: Yes

External Company Name: Crestline Hotels & Resorts, LLC

External Company URL: www.crestlinehotels.com