Great career opportunity to join a world renowned entertainment group
In charge of one of the Shanghai site operation and p&l
About Our Client
Our client is a world renowned visitor attraction operator with strong business presence in China.
*General Manager is responsible for the strategic development and operational delivery of the attraction - overseeing the delivery of financial, brand and quality targets in line with overall company vision and strategy.
*You will work with your team to deliver the budgeted annual profit (EBITDA) for the attraction in line with business strategy plan and board paper.
*You will agree Business Plan, Capex and Budget strategies to ensure attractions continue to grow according to board paper in the next 5 years.
*You are responsible for all aspects of Health, Safety & Security within the attraction, ensuring delivery of all required health and safety measures/requirements.
*In conjunction with the Marketing Department, you will ensure strong and co-ordinated delivery of national and regional marketing strategies including Promotions, Trade Marketing and PR
*You will develop your business strategy to improve profitability and brand consistency standards within the attractions retail, food and beverage and other income functions.
*You will lead, consult, manage and support direct reports to deliver consistently against their respective priorities and areas of focus. Encourage the development of direct reports by creating flexible and autonomous decision making environment.
*You will take proactive steps to consistently deliver in terms of guest experience, KPI¡¯s and overall entertainment value across the attraction.
*You will work with your Department Managers and HR to create a magical employee experience, minimizing staff turnover and driving staff engagement of the entire Operation Team.
*You are responsible to foster a culture that exhibits trust and empowerment. Lead by example demonstrating the Merlin Way and be a role model for all employees to follow.
The Successful Applicant
*High level of planning and organization skills required to meet the daily challenge of Attraction Management.
*Assertiveness and authority in decision making.
*Ability to work with / within team developing succession and leaders of the future.
*Ability to identify tactical opportunities to develop the business and recommend appropriate courses of action.
*Ability to exploit commercial opportunities as they arise and in conjunction with BUH review pricing and market plans in line with trading levels.
*Strict observation of all appropriate financial authority mandates.
*Extensive operation background plus commercial exposure from hospitality, travel, leisure and related sectors are preferred.
What's on Offer
Great career opportunity and to take the existing business to next level.