General Manager - First Hotel G

  • Nils Ericsonsplatsen 4, Göteborg, Sweden
  • Full-time

Company Description

First Hotels is a leading collection of hotels with more than 90 unique hotels centrally located in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Spain.  First Hotels is committed to providing quality experiences and individual choices. All our hotels offer a unique atmosphere and singular sense of style. 

Job Description

For First Hotel G in Gotenborg we are looking for a General Manager. 

  • You will be the face of the hotel both internally and towards the marketplace.
  • You will build and secure a high performing leadership group. 
  • You will secure quality throughout all parts of the hotel operations, with a special focus on service, and quality. 
  • You will develop and maintain a local and international network that with contribute to the success of the hotel.   

Area of responsibility

  • Lead the work on improving the financial results of the hotel.
  • Lead the work on improving quality, service and guest experience, including Social Media
  • Develop the external and internal image of the hotel, with the clear aim of strengthening the marked position.
  • Secure adherence to Brand Standards and local legislation.
  • Follow-up on operational aspects of central and local marketing campaigns.
  • Responsible for the local Crisis Management.
  • Secure and follow-up on associates’ and own professional development 

Remuneration package:

  • Salary – as per agreement.
  • Health insurance.
  • Business travel insurance.
  • Pension and vacation entitlement as per local legislation.


  • Forward thinking with a strategic understanding for the complexity of hotel operations.
  • Experienced leader with proven people management skills from a larger operation
  • Proven commercial results.
  • Good insight and knowledge to hotel trends 
  • Large local professional network
  • Keen interest of future guest experience technology    

Additional Information

Start-up date

As per agreement – Q3 2019

Office location

Gothenburg, some travel to be expected.  

Reporting to

Regional Director Operations Sweden


Belvar is owned by the Maribel hotel group and is a leader in hotel operations and development in Europe. In addition to the Marriott brands Moxy Hotels and Courtyard by Marriott, Belvar also operates concepts for the Maribel-owned brands First Hotels, X Meeting Point and GÅRD Taste Scandinavian.