General Manager - Ramada Resort by Wyndham Dead Sea (Jordanian Nationals only)


Dead Sea, JO

Property Name:  Ramada Dead Sea Resort
Req Id:  23470

Ramada Resort by Wyndham Dead Sea is now seeking a General Manager to join our team in Jordan.

Job Summary

The role holder will contribute to the performance of the hotel by leading the business forward from the front by leading by example. This role needs to ensure that at all times that the key stakeholders (Wyndham Hotels and Resorts/Ownership/Team members/Guests) are all satisfied.

  • Must be able to drive yield, profitability and excellence in service standards.
  • Hold property leadership team accountable for project execution, and guide their individual and professional development.
  • Build strong rapport with property owners through proactive and on-going communication; as well as keep them informed of brand initiatives and guest experience.



  • Define and deliver against the hotel’s strategic plan
  • Working closely with the Regional Office, the General Manager will define and execute against a detailed strategic and budget plan for the property. This will include setting performance targets, enforcing policies, processes and procedures as well as defining the infrastructure of the hotel, particularly critical in the opening phase.
  • The General Manager will create a positive identity and awareness of the hotel within the city, region and country, to help ‘Grow our Iconic Brands’.
  • Will build and keep an excellent relationship with owners and protecting the assets and act as an extension of the WH&R Management team. Will build a strong PR presence and relationship with Media, Trade shows etc.
  • Create and establish the property on defined target markets, business management and develop and fulfill the defined business plan at a hotel and company level.


  • As the guardian and protector of the Wyndham brand, the General Manager will ensure that all activities are conducted within the brand standards of WH&R.
  • They will also take steps to set up and initiate guest satisfaction measurement tools like Trip Advisor, team member awareness and operating standards and SOP’s/LSOP’s in order to ensure the highest level of performance, compliance and guest satisfaction for the property in fitting with the high standards expected in a hotel of this type.
  • ‘Leverage the strength of the World’s Largest Hotel Company’, to deliver results with the Wyndham Rewards loyalty program.


  • Ensure that the Hotel in conjunction with the HR Leader are fully compliant with Wyndham people processes and deadlines that govern all Wyndham properties. i.e. WES, Success Matters, Probation reviews etc.
  • Ensure that the Hotel is 100% compliance with all mandatory training for departments; as well as the Departmental Trainers are positively encouraged.
  • Review the LTO in the Hotel in conjunction with the HR Leader on property to ensure that any areas of concern and monitored and rectified.
  • Conduct regular coaching sessions with HOD’s to further develop both their technical and management skills.
  • Review the Wyndham Engagement Survey process for the hotel ensure that the follow up meetings are done, and the team members have timely feedback.
  • Conduct interviews for relevant roles as per the WH&R standard.


As communication is key for any business meetings (or similar ones) need to happen in a regular manner:

  • Conducted documented 121’s with all direct reports
  • Share all relevant information with line manager in 121’s
  • Monthly HOD Meeting
  • Weekly Exec Com Meeting
  • Quarterly all Hotel Meeting
  • Monthly Business Review Meeting
  • Chair Monthly Credit Meetings
  • Owners Meetings


  • Review with the Finance Leader/HR Leader the payroll figures and challenge the HOD’s with regards to overspending and casual usage
  • Be accountable for the overall performance of the hotel and will be involved in all key decisions and expenditures
  • Manage the CAPEX/OPEX in alignment to the approved budget
  • Have ultimate responsible for the hotel Balance Sheet /P&L and will manage the relationships with the owner and Wyndham on an ongoing basis
  • Be responsible for preparing the annual budget for Wyndham and owner approval in conjunction with the relevant Exec Com
  • Be accountable for the overall success and performance of the hotel and the delivery of operational, brand led and financial goals whilst delivering exceptional guest service and quality


  • Train and develop direct reports and provide support when required through regular coaching and mentoring sessions
  • Ensure all direct reports have a PDP to achieve their goals
  • Ensure that effective communication flow is maintained at all times
  • Maintaining a business environment based on the Code of Conduct and Company Vision
  • Working with the hotel Exec Com to ensure the successful execution of the individual departmental plans as they fit within the overall business strategy.
  • Provide guidance, motivation and direction to all team members and act as the face and ambassador for the property in particular with respect to relationship management and development.


  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Diplomacy
  • Team player
  • Strategic planning and decision making
  • Commercial acumen
  • Quality orientation and attention to detail
  • True hotelier
  • Analysis
  • Attention to detail
  • Accountability
  • Self-starter


  • Bachelor’s Degree level educated, ideally within a hospitality management related or business administration discipline from an internationally recognized hospitality school or similar
  • and/or profound industry experience as General Manager as per below.
  • Broad international experience as a General Manager in branded international 4 and/or 5 star hotels - 3 years minimum
  • Previous international working experience ideally in regions like Europe, Middle East, Africa, or Asia is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of the Jordanian Market
  • Experience within the hospitality commercial function, such as sales, revenue management, marketing, managing a P&L statement
  • Significant experience of managing people including large, complex and multi-national teams as well as strong understanding of F&B.
  • A strong sense of commercial and financial acumen
  • The vacancy is open to Jordanian nationals.



Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest hotel franchising company by the number of properties with approximately 9,200 hotels across over 95 countries on six continents. Through our network of approximately 872,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the hospitality industry. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the world in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham employs more than 2,000 corporate team members worldwide who are dedicated to the Company’s mission of making hotel travel possible for all. Supporting thousands of franchisees and a growing global portfolio of 24 hotel brands—think household names like Wyndham, La Quinta, Ramada, Days Inn and Super 8—Wyndham team members are a widespread group of individuals with diverse interests and backgrounds. Our unique Count on Me culture, commitment to flexibility and core values of Integrity, Accountability, Inclusivity, Caring and Fun are just part of what continues to make Wyndham an award-winning best place to work.


Job Location: Ramada Dead Sea Resort, Sweimeh , Dead Sea Road , 11180 Amman, Dead Sea, N/A  N/A
Employment Status: Full-time

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What we expect from you

You will play an important part in our mission to make travel possible for all by:

∙ Being responsive, respectful and delivering great experiences to our guests, partners and communities.

∙ Foster an inclusive environment where individuals feel empowered to bring their authentic selves to work and share their diverse perspectives.

∙ Bring your best every day and strive to exceed expectations in all you do.

What you can expect from us

With Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you can expect a fulfilling career to include:

∙ Growth opportunities through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.

∙ Competitive salary and benefits.

∙ Team member benefit programs that focus on nutrition, exercise, lifestyle management, physical and emotional wellness, financial health, and the quality of the environment in which all team members work and live.

∙ A Culture of Diversity & Inclusion - Our inclusive culture infuses different perspectives that reflect our diverse customers and communities around the world.

About Wyndham

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