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Oyo Rooms

Oyo is India’s largest branded chain of hotels offering standardised stay experiences at affordable prices.

PROJECT HEAD - 17000789
Guwahati, IN
Job Description / Skills Required

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
-24- 36 months of 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

Primary Location: IN-AS-Guwahati