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At Lub d, our hostels are not just a place, but a way of living. It’s an experience that comes to life in the design of our dorms, in our community activities, and in serving our travelers. When you work with Lub d, you join a team of friendly staff who strive to make connections and memories with our guests. If that sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, check out our availabilities!

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Finance Lead

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Job Scope:

  • Oversee all finance operation and corporate finance in Thailand and overseas

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Produce accurate financial reports (P&L, balance sheet, cash flow) for the company including its subsidiaries and provide a consolidated financial report
  • Oversee all financial operations and direct corporate financial planning and structure
  • Coordinate, analyze and report the financial performance to Management and Board of Directors (financial performance, projections and other special projects as required)
  • Prepare short and long-term financial budgets, forecasts of financial performance for use with internal management and external parties
  • Oversee audit and tax functions, coordinate activities with outside audit firms and review firms performance
  • Develop, implement and maintain accounting and administrative policies and procedures for a wide-ranging set of activities including financial accounting and reporting, employee relations (hiring/terminating policies), contracts, insurance, and other corporate policies.
  • Assist with companies fund raising process including capital increase, capital registration, debt sourcing and administration
  • Lead hotel pre-opening activities for accounting and finance department, including accounting & finance SOP set-up, software deployment, recruitment, training
  • Ensure implementation of accounting software system accuracy and specifications according to standard accounting practices and local tax requirement
  • Secure third-party accounting firms in branches or satellite offices as required
  • Oversee purchasing department for headquarter and branches
  • Strategically act as Financial partner to Chief Investment Officer and Executive team
  • Establish advisory strategies that diversifies and drives business sustainability and expansion

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree or higher in Accounting & Finance
  • Solid in Accounting & Finance knowledge and experience in hotel hospitality business both Thailand and South East Asia for more than 15 years.
  • Proficiency in all aspects of corporate accounting and Thai tax regulations
  • Experience with pre-opening activities of hotels required
  • Experience with Cambodia, Philippines, or Laos accounting practices is advantageous
  • Possess of advanced Microsoft Excel
  • Good Command of English Communication both writing and speaking
  • Mature and hold passion to achieve
  • Interpersonal Skill required

 

Group Revenue Manager

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DH ROLE OF THE REVENUE MANAGER :

  • To serve the needs of the business, our travelers and our colleagues by developing and implementing strategies to maximize the revenue and profit production of all revenue channels within Lub d. At Lub d, we are proud to represent our hostels to travelers from all over the world.
  • We treat our travelers and our colleagues with respect, and work hard together to deliver the highest quality of service to all.
  • You will develop strong relationships with the Lub d Head Office team, the hostel managers in the various hostels, and manage the reservations team, along with the focus of revenue maximization
  • This position exists to ensure that all inventory and revenues are maximised to full potential, including but not limited to accommodation room, F&B outlets and Merchandise.
  • To be the key driver of internal and external revenue generation data analysis and promote sound, tactical and strategic initiatives.

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • To prepare daily pick up accurate 3 months for all hostels room revenue by Market Segment/day.
  • To prepare weekly accurate 3 months forecast for all hostel rooms revenue by Market Segment/week..
  • To prepare monthly accurate 12 months forecast for hostel rooms revenue by Market Segment.
  • As a team, provide direction to Sales & Marketing, E-commerce, Property Management and ensure execution of effective strategies and actions for total revenue management, pricing yield management, forecasting and channel delivery to achieve agreed RevPar, RGI, System delivery, Total Revenue and Profitability objectives.
  • To actively participate in the production of the hotel’s annual budget and to assist in the creation, update and evaluation of the hotel Sales and Marketing plan.
  • Communicate regularly with each hotel and the area team regarding hotel performance, opportunities and or threats.
  • Consider and comment on economic, political, social activities and trends which are likely to influence business outcomes.
  • Owner and driver of the RGI Forecasting Tool.
  • Monitor and determine demand periods for accommodation, F&B through an analysis of historical data, current bookings. 
  • Review competitor set results on a daily basis to enable analysis of penetration indices and forecasting of competitor business.
  • Drive and support the hotel’s up-selling program in conjunction with Reservation and FO leader.
  • To set, input and effectively communicate the hotel pricing strategy by market segment with reference to market intelligence, buying patterns and predetermined seasonality.
  • To lead and manage the reservation team. To support the team with scheduling, training, setting standards and creating SOP’s and checklists as required. Setting KPI’s for all team members, setting regular team meetings, and providing training to the team on a group and individual level, and lastly providing team members regular feedback.
  • To prepare and share a weekly Revenue Meeting. Collate and distribute meeting minutes of notes on forecast and strategy changes, including weekly action plan.
  • To ensure compliance with brand & regional Processes and Procedures pertaining to Revenue Management.
  • To continuously manipulate availability & rates while ensuring direct rates are the most attractive across all distribution channels. This allows maximum flexibility to capture all market buying patterns while optimizing REVPAR and direct bookings.
  • To introduce and action plan incremental revenue generators to maximise overall hostel revenue.
  • To provide the sales team with performance analysis of top producing accounts, thus providing required analysis to support pricing and re-contracting.
  • Set monthly targets of upselling revenue for the front office and reservations department.
  • Monitor competitor availability and pricing on a daily basis, using all available tools such as Industry Reports, Internet, Ring Around, Dummy Bookings etc, and subsequently analyse & report actual performance versus competitive set.
  • Manage and oversee strategy for all 3rd party (OTA) distribution through the online system in place.
  • Regularly check lubd.com and competitor website to ensure we are fresh and updated with the right photography, content and information.
  • Ensure available technology (PMS & RMS) is fully utilized and understood according to property specific business mix and requirements.
  • Ensure optimal use, and measure performance on all distribution channels, to ensure that fair market share is achieved if not surpassed, e.g. iHotelier, GDS, Lubd.com, Tour Operators, & Sales Team.
  • Assist the Sales Team & Marketing Team (online & offline) in devising marketing campaigns, to ensure that the Hostels reaches the right people, at the right time, in the right place.
  • Maintaining high standards of data quality through system maintenance.
  • Responsible to drive maximum revenues through direct booking channels by applying relevant pricing and inventory management.
  • Ensure Daily pick-up analysis, and weekly/monthly reporting to the Executive Committee is adhered to in a timely manner. Develop reports as required for this and update as necessary.
  • Implement a database of historical data and supervise its continuous daily capture, and subsequently produce a calendar of events required for revenue and pricing decisions.
  • Carry out analysis of Booking Patterns & Market Trends, and ensure that these are recorded to facilitate future decisions.
  • Liaise with Marketing to ensure all promotion / programmes are fully understood and right for the business.
  • Understand the dynamics of the Global, National, Regional & Local Political and Economic Market, local Competitors and all demand generators for the destination.
  • Be responsible for all Recruitment & Selection into the Revenue/Reservation department.
  • Ensure an effective Training & Development Calendar is in place & adhered to, that all Team members have a Personal Development Plan and clearly defined objectives, and that a Succession Plan exists within the department.
  • Direct and communicate with the Marketing Team, through the Product Management Calendar, any changes to pricing and sell strategy.

 

BROAD EXPECTATIONS FOR SUCCESS : 

  • Collaborate with Others o Ability to plan and prioritise work so you achieve targets and deadlines o To support and supervise other members of the reservations team to achieve business results. 
  • The ability to negotiate to achieve a desired outcome.
  • Communicate effectively and creatively using written and spoken English.
  • Strong financial literacy, and proficient in business financial systems and processes to anticipate and exceed the needs of travelers and colleagues.
  • Use your own initiative and good judgement to solve problems in a professional and efficient way.
  • Enjoy working with others to achieve shared goals. Volunteer when necessary to ensure the success of the team
  • Hold a high integrity at all times.
  • Responsible: Conduct business honestly and fairly. Keep all sensitive information confidential. o Priorities their work effectively and are organized and structured.
  • Able to work without close supervision, and lead by example. Have a positive attitude, even under pressure.
  • Delivering Results: Will meet and exceeding all performance requirements, Want to develop their own skills and abilities

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS  :

  • 2 – 4 years of hands-on Hotel Revenue Management experience, and have managed a reservations team
  • A strong command of both written and spoken English is required for a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Hotel Management, Tourism or Economic Studies or related fields.
  • Highly computer literate with a high level command of Excel, and Access if possible.
  • Highly-organized, detail-oriented and pleasant personality with excellent communication and interpersonal skills o Proactive, Positive attitude, initiative, service minded, confident and a good team worker.
  • Intimate knowledge of Revenue Management Systems and any forecasting tools available at the hotel.
  • Excellent Report writing and Presentation skills.
  • Drive for Results
  • Ability to balance & Priorities long and short term goals.
  • Analytical and number-savvy
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrates logical & critical thinking.
  • Strong strategic planning skills
  • Flexible and adaptable to change

 

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E-commerce Manager

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Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the online competitiveness as regards pricing & ranking Positioning, plus review management.
  • Monitor Occupancy and Revenue for all respective properties, yield and maximize revenue by using dynamic rate.
  • Daily management of hotel online presence on various Online Travel Agent Websites Managing rate & inventory changes as well as content management. Maintain all contents and media files are up-to-date,
  • Ensure that all public rates are parity among OTAs and immediately fix if there is an issue.
  • Grows the hotel online segment revenue and maintains excellent relationships with OTA partners.
  • Select a limited number of travel agencies to work with and negotiate contracts with them from time to time.
  • Develop special packages for travel agencies or groups by working with properties.
  • Coordinate with properties for Reconciliation of any OTAs commissionable website.
  • Analyze and compare competitors’ online rate and product and also create an attractive promotion to raise sell opportunities and ensure that all OTAs always have room availability to sell.
  • Review and Update Daily/Weekly/Monthly report for all properties.
  • Grows Company’s online non-room revenues 
  • Continuously monitor and improve products offerings to increase revenues
  • Check the quality and accuracy of information provided online
  • Stay up to date with software trends
  • Provide analytics reports to support online revenues growth
  • Provide cross-training to other members in sales and marketing team
  • Drive efficiency in all online channels including web, OTA partners, chats

 

Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in E Commerce will be an advantage.
  • Positive attitude, friendly, proactive and motivated!
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Business Administration, Sales & Marketing or related fields.
  • Able to work under pressure or tight deadlines. 
  • Good command of communication in English.

 

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