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Hotel or accommodation manager/proprietor

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Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of hotels, hostels, lodging homes, holiday camps, holiday flats and chalets, and organise the domestic, catering, and entertainment facilities on passenger ships.

Current Entry Requirements

Entry is possible with a variety of academic qualifications and/or relevant experience. Candidates for these usually require a BTEC/SQA award, a degree or equivalent qualification, or a professional qualification. Off- and on-the-job training is provided and large hotel chains normally offer management trainee schemes. NVQs/SVQs in management for hospitality, leisure and tourism are available at Levels 3 and 4.

Typical education level:

Level 1-3

Typical Tasks

  • Analyses demand and decides on type, standard and cost of services to be offered.
  • Determines financial, staffing, material and other short- and long-term needs.
  • Ensures physical comfort of residents or passengers and makes special arrangements for children, the elderly and the infirm if required.
  • Approves and arranges shipboard entertainment and shore trips and liaises with ship.
  • Arranges for payment of bills, keeps accounts and ensures adherence to licensing and other statutory regulations.

Desired Skills

Monitoring
Active Listening
Speaking
Critical Thinking
Active Learning
250
New Job Opportunities
-0.4%
An -0.4% fall in employment is expected by 2018 in the East Midlands.

Salaries

£35,802

Potential

£19,442

Average

£13,494

Entry level

Job Postings

Company: Lime Recruit

Location: Warwick

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Company: Paragon Hotel

Location: Birmingham B12

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