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Assistant Manager, Development and Feasbility, Asia Pacific

Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R.
Finance and Accounting

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Posting Date Jan 17, 2018
Job Number 18000648
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Location Hong Kong Development, Hong Kong, Hong Kong VIEW ON MAP
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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The Marriott Development Planning and Feasibility function in Asia Pacific focuses on providing competitive insights to support the decision making process of various disciplines within the organization such as Development, Brand and Operations. Primarily, the team is responsible for producing in-depth market and economic evaluations of potential business opportunities for all Marriott lodging products in Asia Pacific to support the Company achieving its expansion goals in new markets and long-range growth strategy.

Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, the following:

Hotel Underwriting:

  Carry out market research and competitive assessment through conducting field work, site inspection and interviews

  Formulate brand & facilities program recommendations

  Conduct financial analyses & projections

  Author market study reports

  Conduct renovation and repositioning analyses for existing hotels

Brand Development:

  Support new brand launch in APAC, conduct competitive landscape research and provide brand positioning recommendations

  Customize responses to RFPs

Strategic Review & Research:

  Determining Development strategy for new brands/new markets

  Review projects post opening and other development strategies to draw learnings and recommend best practices going forward

  Case studies for repositioning and renovation

  Gather owner and real estate intelligence

  Gather industry and competitor intelligence

  M&A review

Desired Skills and Experience:

·     3+ years of work experience in hotel consulting and/or development planning and feasibility.

·     In-depth knowledge of the hotel industry, specifically of hotel brands and their market positioning.

·     General understanding of the real estate industry, including hotel valuation and investment analysis.

·     Excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills with the ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

·     Strong Excel and financial modeling, written and verbal presentation skills.

·     Ability to effectively persuade and support a position in a professional manner.

·     Executive presence with the ability to work with and present to all levels of the organization.

·     Exceptional critical thinking, sound judgment, and strong business acumen.

·     Keen attention-to-detail, high degree of initiative and resourcefulness, as well as a service-oriented attitude.

·     Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities.

·     Strong command of English language a must.

·     Ability to travel extensively.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.