Hotel Operations Manager

Sand Dollar Condominium Resort is a worldwide well-known oceanfront (dive)accommodation in Bonaire with 85 privately owned studio’s, 1-, 2- and 3- bedroom apartments.

We are currently looking for candidates for the position of:


Hotel Operations Manager


General Description Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the Hotel Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Sand Dollar Condominiums Rental Program and associated staff. The Hotel Manager is accountable for general operations and hotel services (front office, reservations, concierge, housekeeping), sales and marketing strategies, financial management and human resources associated with the rental program. Represent Sand Dollar Condominiums in a positive, professional manner. The Hotel Operations manager works closely with the Condo Operations Manager and the Beach Club (the association that takes care of the property around the buildings).


Key Responsibilities:

- Manage the Hotel Operations with an on-going profitability of the Program, ensuring revenue and guest satisfaction targets are met or exceeded

- Provide strong leadership and direction on behalf of the Board of Directors and reporting on a regularly basis to the Board of Directors.

- Financial and Administrative Management in partnership with the Finance Committee, Accountant and Treasurer to prepare, implement, manage and achieve the annual hotel operating budget and financial plans

- Guest Services and Public Relations

- Marketing & Sales in partnership with our contracted Marketing organization and participate in trade shows to promote and market the business and establish new contacts

- Maintain awareness of the Hospitality Industry by networking with industry colleagues such as Bonaire Hotel and Tourism Association (BONHATA), Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), and Tourism Corporation Bonaire (TCB)

- Ensure optimal team performance with efficient Human Resources Management. Staff include housekeeping, front office and reservations




We are looking for the right candidate with the following education and skills:

- degree in Hotel Management or a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar position

- goal oriented team player with a hands-on mentality

- strong expense control and financial management skills

- excellent organizational, multitasking and problem-solving skills

- excellent customer service, public relations and communication skills

- ability to travel to market and promote the business

- strong computer literacy in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, etc.)

- Fluent in English. Dutch, Papiamentu and Spanish are a plus.


Applicants are invited to submit an application letter and accompanying curriculum vitae to Applications must be received before July 31, 2018.

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Sand Dollar Condominium Resort
Bonaire CN