Who we are
Our Mission is to inspire authentic and meaningful connections.
Selina was born out of a desire to celebrate the nomadic lifestyle : to experience our planet’s most beautiful places, to build community, to engage with locals and fellow travellers, to work and enjoy new adventures.
What the role is
Responsible for all departments, processes, programs and locations in the country under his / her care. The Head of Country will be a strategic player in the successful rollout of Selina in a new country, as well as the profitable management of the operation in every location within it.
The Head of Country will be instrumental and a key decision maker in the recruiting of all the Country-level personnel.
What you will be doing
Achieve growth plan target as stated aboveMonitor country goals including each locations’ P&Ls as well as meeting established timelines.
Actively participate in all hiring activities at country level and in the recruitment of general managers for all locations in countryCollaborate through business and country expertise with diverse functions : Real Estate, Business Development, Development, Pre-
Opening. Be a strategic driver in all deals and partnerships at country level.Be a vocal advocate for the Selina experience and brand.
Act as a legal representative for Selina in the assigned country. Actively participate in the training of all staff in the country : both at country and location level.
Monitor the representatives of the different departments to ensure they provide the right level and quality of support to the locations in the assigned country.
Act as direct manager for all the location General Managers in the country. Provide them with guidance and support. Promote healthy relationships with other businesses and neighbors in the areas of our locations Connect the GMs and location management to the global functions that provide for them products, policies and programs.
Champion localization for any applicable product, policy or program at a country level. Personally oversee all country level procurement negotiations.
Monitor schedules of all departments and ensure labor efficiencySupervise the environmental health and safety staff or services in line with compliance.
Support Selina’s expansion (outside the assigned country) as requested / required by the company.
What you need for this role
Excellent communication skillsEnglish and Native Language of the Country Assigned Min. 5 years experience in Real Estate, Hospitality, or Related Business a management position Experience in management F&B business (highly desirable) Exposure to sales and marketing functions (desirable) Experience working in multicultural environmentsSound understanding of processes and operational efficiency Strong management and negotiation skillsSolid abilities for reporting and analyzing information for decision making Cultural fit
What can you expect
Competitive salary Performance bonus No dress code Pet-friendly (as long as your pet is friendly) Multiple online training opportunities Cultural events and wellness activities at Locations.
we know you hang out with other great peopleExtra country-specific benefits; we can tell you more during the application process