Mangalis Hotel, Ikeja Job Vacancy for a General Manager

Mangalis Hotel Group creates brands and innovative hospitality service standards for Africa and the world market, managing their implementation in all properties belonging to our networks of branded hotels.

We are committed to break the status-quo, question and re-invent typical hotel design, as well as each step of how guest service is intended, implemented and evaluated.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Hotel General Manager
Ikeja, Nigeria
Position Level: Executive Committee
Reports to: CEO Mangalis Hotel Group
Supervises: Executive Committee Members
Scope of the position

  • The position will responsible of managing a Seen Hotel in Ikeja, which will open end of June, will have 50 rooms, 3 meeting rooms, 1 restaurant, 1 bar and a pool area.
  • Reporting to the CEO, you will oversee all aspects of Property Management in accordance to the mission, vision, policies and standard operating procedures of Seen Hotels.
  • You will be responsible for maximizing financial performance, achieving optimal guest satisfaction and a good working environment to attain all set objectives within established quality standards.

Organizational Structure:

  • The Hotel General Manager reports directly to the Group CEO and directly oversees all hotel departments.

Duties and Supporting Responsibilities
Hotel Pre-Opening:

  • Supports the property in any issue related to the hotel refurbishment
  • Supervises the design of the construction according to Seen Standards
  • Operating tasks: coordinates the training, monitors commercial actions, recruits new staff, supervises pre-opening budget.


  • To optimise the hotel profitability and service.
  • Elaborate cash-flow budgets and forecasts for the hotel.
  • Monthly reporting according to corporate guidelines.
  • To elaborate the annual strategic plan and business plan.
  • Collect, prepare and analyze the data necessary to the elaboration of the budgets and forecasts.

Sales and Marketing:

  • To optimise commercial activities within a very competitive environment to ensure hotel objectives are met and market share developed;
  • To develop, implement and build on strategies to maximize rooms and food sales revenue if applicable at the hotel.
  • To implement the product and marketing strategies as per the Brand recommendations.
  • To promote the hotel’s image within the local community and town infrastructure.

Policies and Procedures:

  • Monitor their performance on a constant basis ensuring all procedures and SOP’s are carried out correctly.
  • Ensure that there is compliance to all work legislation and SOP’s in the department.
  • To make sure the hotel follow approved staffing guides and propose changes if necessary.
  • To maintain the overall condition of the hotel building and FF&E.

Quality and People development:

  • Maintains product and service quality standards by conducting ongoing evaluations and investigating complaints. Initiates corrective action.
  • Manage the various departmental heads giving those clear guides and empowerment to solve daily issues.
  • To make sure there is a correct communication between departments. The hotel should have minimum the meetings defined by corporate. Open door communications system.
  • Anticipates guests’ needs and takes them into account.

In General:

  • Always available to attend hotel guests whenever it is required. Lobby presence.
  • Support other department whenever it is necessary.


  • Between 5-10 years General Manager working experience at 3 or 4 star international chain hotel at same or similar position.
  • Good communication skills, proactive and self-motivated.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Open minded, positive attitude and great adaptability, flexibility on dealing with contingencies.
  • Languages essential: English (Advanced level), French will be a plus.
  • Experience in an African country.

Success Profile for this role
Company values:

  • People First
  • Efficiency
  • Responsibility
  • Innovation

Core competences:

  • Customer Focus
  • Honest
  • Positivity
  • Adaptability
  • Ability to work in diversity
  • Respectful
  • Proactivity

Specific to the role:

  • Strategic ability
  • Dynamic and polyvalent
  • Leading by example
  • Business smart.
  • Motivating and developing others
  • Analytical skills

Economic conditions
Salary based on professional experience.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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