Job purpose :
The role of our city launch head in the new business segment entails supervision of launches of Flagship properties- OYO'
s latest venture in the hospitality domain, from initiation to handover for business operations and ensuring that projects are completed with strict adherence to time, quality and costs.
The core aspect of the position is managing relevant resources to achieve profitable and cost efficient launches in new cities of expansion.
A launch head will engage with all concerned stakeholders like business general managers, project management companies, vendors and other internal support teams to plan and schedule the launch of Flagship properties.
Duties and responsibilities :
Project Planning and Site execution :
Project planning, site execution and monitoring along with vendor / contractor management and logistics planning / monitoring
Monitor and report progress of the launches and the required central processes to ensure time deadlines are met
Ensuring that the product effectively satisfies the quality and safety levels for Flagship properties
Stakeholder Management :
Engage in constant communication with all the involved stakeholders to identify and solve problems, find and adopt best practices, strengthen the launch process and ensure harmonious relationships are maintained between all parties involved
Identify, negotiate and liaise with vendors for services and materials
Take autonomous, data-driven decisions and ensure cost reduction and quality control
Risk Management :
Hands-on leadership required to proactively identifying and working towards mitigating key business risks associated with launch operations
Ability to hustle and on-the-feet thinking required for creative problem solving in new situations
Managing, planning and allocating resources for conducting time efficient opportunity audits in their respective cities
Advise the cost, service and time estimates of every property launch by assessment of the audit outputs
Ensuring all support departments and vendors are aligned for the launches as per Go-live dates
Team Management :
Managing a team of experienced and motivated team members
Reviewing the overall performance and identifying training requirements of personnel to complement their learning and growth within the function as well as the organization
Civil engineering or management diplomas from colleges like NICMAR, NITIE, IIT, NIT
Hands on experience with construction project management or real estate companies
High on ownership, and ability to deliver results under pressure and within deadline
Ability to foresee and plan for contingencies
ref : engineeristic.com)