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Hospitality Manager

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Education
Most occupations in this zone require job specific training (vocational training) related to the occupation (NFQ Levels 5 and 6 or higher), related on-the-job experience, or a relevant professional award.

Related Experience
Previous work-related skills, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, several years of full or part-time employment in the area may suffice.

Job Training
Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognised apprenticeship or training program may be associated with these occupations.

Job Zone Examples
These occupations usually involve using communication and organisational skills to coordinate, supervise, manage, or train others to accomplish goals. Examples include restaurant managers, electricians, agricultural technicians, legal secretaries, hairdressers, and web developers.

€21k > 120
Hotel Management
Salary Range
(thousands per year)*
€21 - 120
Related Information:
Trainee Manager Hotel: 21+
General Manager Hotel: 34 - 120
Deputy/Operations Manager: 40- 60
Front Office Manager: 30+
Restaurant / Bar Manager: 30-45
Assistant Manager: 26-35
HR Manager: 35+
Revenue Manager: 38+
Catering Manager (Hotel) 35-50
Maintenance Manager: 35-55
Food & Beverage Manager / Director: 40-60
Events / Conference / Banqueting Manager: 30-40
Rooms Division Manager: 35-55
Sales & Marketing Manager / Director: 40-80
Digital Marketing Manager / Director: 50-70

Tourism Insight 2016 Figures: Duty Manager - Hotel manager: 25k - 100k
Data Source(s):
Payscale.com

Last Updated: March, 2017

* The lower figures typically reflect starting salaries. Higher salaries are awarded to those with greater experience and responsibility. Positions in Dublin sometimes command higher salaries.
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At a Glance... header image

Supervise and control the running of hotels or Leisure/Hospitality company and ensures that customers are satisfied.


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Michelle Ryan
Corporate Sales Manager

Michelle Ryan is Corporate Sales Manager with the Park Plaza Hotel in Tyrellstown.  She took a degree in Hospitality Management in Cathal Brugha Street with Failte Ireland. The degree was a 4 year programme with a work placement in the 3rd year.

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Liam Doyle
Hotel Manager

Liam Doyle is the Manager of the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin.  After his Leaving Cert. he began his studies as a Mechanical Engineer in the IT in Carlow, but quickly changed to a Training Manager Hotel Program with CERT (now Failte Ireland). He has gained great experience through working with different hotel groups and through additional training courses throughout the world.

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The following is a list of the most commonly reported tasks and activities for this occupation

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Inspect guest rooms, public areas, and grounds for cleanliness and appearance.

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Greet and register guests.

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Answer inquiries pertaining to hotel policies and services, and resolve occupants' complaints.

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Monitor the revenue activity of the hotel or facility.

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Train staff members.

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Observe and monitor staff performance to ensure efficient operations and adherence to facility's policies and procedures.

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Coordinate front-office activities of hotels or motels, and resolve problems.

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Participate in financial activities such as the setting of room rates, the establishment of budgets, and the allocation of funds to departments.

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Collect payments and record data pertaining to funds and expenditures.

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Manage and maintain temporary or permanent lodging facilities.

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The following is a list of the most commonly reported work activities in this occupation.

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Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships: Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.

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Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work: Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.

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Performing for or Working Directly with the Public: Performing for people or dealing directly with the public. This includes serving customers in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests.

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Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates: Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.

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Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others: Handling complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.

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Monitoring and Controlling Resources: Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.

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Assisting and Caring for Others: Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.

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Thinking Creatively: Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.

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Coaching and Developing Others: Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.

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Staffing Organizational Units: Recruiting, interviewing, selecting, hiring, and promoting employees in an organization.


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The following is a list of the five most commonly reported knowledge areas for this occupation.

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Customer and Personal Service: Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

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Administration and Management: Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

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English Language: Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

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Mathematics: Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

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Sales and Marketing: Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.


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The following is a list of the most commonly reported skills used in this occupation.

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Monitoring: Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

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Management of Financial Resources: Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.

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Reading Comprehension: Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

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Service Orientation: Actively looking for ways to help people.

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Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

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Speaking: Talking to others to convey information effectively.

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Writing: Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

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Active Listening: Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

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Coordination: Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

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Management of Material Resources: Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.

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