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Director, Global Property Management Systems

Company: Corporate
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Number 22188361
Job Category Rooms & Guest Services Operations
Location Marriott International HQ, 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Schedule Full-Time
Located Remotely? N
Relocation? N
Position Type Management
JOB SUMMARY - - The Director, Front Office Operations & Business Process (Cloud PMS) is part of the Global Operations (GO) department which is responsible for taking ideas into implementation across all brands, disciplines, and continents. This position is part of the GO Global Property Management Systems (GPMS) team and will support the deployment and future PMS strategy for the continents globally including international regions. - The Director will coordinate, plan, and implement all requirements to achieve -integration, deployment, -and business results for the Cloud PMS Strategy globally. They will provide subject matter expertise for the Cloud PMS strategy development including system and operational subject matter expertise relating to business processes, operational processes, interfacing enterprise systems, new property openings, conversions, and future acquisitions. This resource will develop and document business processes, operational procedures, policies, and best practices for PMS and participate in requirements, design approvals, UAT, Beta, Pilots, and supporting the deployment of this strategy. - The core focus areas for this role are:

  • Design, Develop and Support future PMS Strategy specifically focused on Cloud PMS
  • Work with properties globally to implement the Cloud PMS program
  • Connect PMS System to integrated CRS
  • PMS Subject Matter Expertise CANDIDATE PROFILE - Education and Experience - Required: -
  • 4-year bachelor's degree from an accredited university in a related field appropriate to work of position; plus
  • 8+ years of hotel experience or other relevant experiences using property management systems or related work experience - Required Experience: -
    • Experience with Property Management Systems and/or operational experience
    • Experience with operations and technology initiatives; in addition to experience with processes needed to support delivery and ongoing support
    • Strong leadership skills
    • Strong project management skills
    • Solid ability to manage multiple stakeholders and is self-motivated
    • Ability to problem-solve and leverage resources to optimize department capabilities
    • Strong oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal and leadership skills; able to collaborate effectively with others in a cross-functional team
    • Strong analytical skills to ground decision making and problem solving
    • Confident ability to present to large and executive level audiences
    • Experience working with external service providers
    • Strong process management, negotiating, influencing, and problem resolution skills
    • Position in located in Bethesda and is not remote based - Preferred Experience: -
      • Property Experience desired
      • Experience working with external finance/accounting and technology service providers (Accenture Hospitality Services) - - CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
        • Leads design + development of the future PMS Strategy
        • Provide subject matter expertise in the future PMS strategy providing system and operational subject matter expertise relating to business processes, operational processes, interfacing enterprise systems, new property openings, conversions, and future acquisitions -
        • Participates in assessment of PMS impact related to new initiatives such as hotel conversions and acquisitions, enhancements to PMS or integration with related programs (e.g. Marriott Bonvoy integration, MARSHA) -
        • Provides operational input into future systems enhancement or integration designs to ensure operational requirements are met effectively
        • This role will support work globally in various time zones and will be asked to be available outside of US/Canada business hours
        • Develops and documents business processes, operational procedures, policies, and best practices for PMS
        • Represents the PMS team with Continent IT, Continent Lodging Services (CLS) and Opening + Transitions Teams
        • Participates in requirements, design approvals, UAT, Beta, Pilots, and supporting the deployment of this strategy
        • Partners with stakeholders of other disciplines to identify operational needs, review -enhancements and or integration, prioritizing and ensuring that specifications are met -
          • Connect PMS System to integrated CRS
          • Participates in discovery process, requirements and integration of existing PMS to integrated CRS
          • Develops and documents business processes, operational procedures, policies, and additional operational training documents as needed
          • Provides PMS subject matter expertise and support integration and on property transition
          • Partner with Marriotts Global Technology team and stakeholders to ensure operational impact is identified; and processes are identified to mitigate operational impact -
            • PMS and Operations Business Process Subject Matter Expertise
            • Participates in managing and providing subject matter expertise for new initiatives with future PMS system impacts and/or dependencies
            • Partner with global continent stakeholders
            • Provides PMS subject matter expertise and support to new brand acquisitions
            • Partner with Marriotts Finance Business Partners and Stakeholders
            • Partner with Marriotts Accounting & Finance Service Providers (Accenture Hospitality Services) MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES Leadership
              • Adaptability Maintains performance level under pressure or when experiencing changes or challenges in the workplace
                • Communication Conveys information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through a variety of methods
                  • Problem Solving and Decision Making Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; obtains and compares information from different sources to draw conclusions, develops and evaluates alternatives and solutions, solves problems, and chooses a course of action
                    • Professional Demeanor Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values; remains composed and focused even in high-stress situations
                      • Strategy Development Develops business plans by exploring and systematically evaluating opportunities with the greatest potential for producing positive results; ensures successful preparation and execution of business plans through effective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes - Managing Execution
                        • Building and Contributing to Teams Participates as a member of a team to advance common goals, while fostering cohesion and collaboration among team members
                        • Ability to Work Independently Proven ability to advance work products with limited guidance and oversight, consistently bringing well-reasoned points of view to discussions with manager and other leaders -
                          • Strategy Execution Ensures successful execution across business plans designed to maximize customer satisfaction, profitability, and market share through effective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes
                            • Driving for Results Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required
                              • Planning and Organizing Gathers information and resources required to set a plan of action for self and/or others; prioritizes and arranges work requirements to accomplish goals and ensure work is completed - Building Relationships
                                • Customer Relationships Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer/stakeholder needs and actions consistent with Marriotts service standards
                                  • Coworker Relationships Interacts with others in a way that builds openness, trust, and confidence in the pursuit of organizational goals and lasting relationships
                                    • Global Mindset Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential - Generating Talent and Organizational Capability
                                      • Organizational Capability Evaluates and adapts the structure of assignments and work processes to best fit the needs and/or support the goals of an organizational unit
                                        • Talent Management Provides support and feedback to help individuals develop / strengthen skills and abilities needed to accomplish work objectives - Learning and Applying Professional Expertise
                                          • Applied Learning Seeks and makes the most of learning opportunities to improve performance of self and/or others
                                            • Business Acumen Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations and generate innovative solutions to approach business and administrative challenges
                                              • Technical Acumen Understands and utilizes professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage everyday business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific work challenges.
                                                • Demonstrates working knowledge of discipline-specific systems, tools, and business practices
                                                  • Basic Competencies - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing work activities: -
                                                    • Basic Computer Skills Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers)
                                                      • Mathematical Reasoning Adds, subtracts, multiplies, or divides quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues
                                                        • Oral Comprehension Listens to and understands information and ideas presented through complex conversation
                                                          • Reading Comprehension Understands written English at a level that allows fluid professional communications
                                                            • Writing Communicates effectively in writing, and can tailor writing style to suit the needs of variable audiences - Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. -We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. -We are committed to non-discrimination on -any -protected -basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

                                                              Marriott International is the worlds largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. - We believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration. - So, we ask, where will your journey take you?

Keywords: Corporate, Bethesda , Director, Global Property Management Systems, Executive , Bethesda, Maryland

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