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JOB CHN-ADV-CNT

Lausanne Hospitality Consulting SA (LHC) is part of EHL Group, a group that encompasses a portfolio of specialized business units that deliver hospitality management education and innovation worldwide. LHC is a consulting and executive training company in hospitality, active in more than 30 countries, which supports the development of the hospitality industry. The company has been going through a rapid growth in the past 10 years, setting up offices in China-Beijing and Shanghai-and India-New Delhi.

For 2019 and the five years to come, LHC is striving to boost its business development in all lines of businesses, for its Swiss, China and India offices but also through the development of a network of free-standing consultants who could develop a physical LHC office in targeted regions – Middle East, Eastern part of Europe, Africa, South America – once the business volume is large enough.

LHC is therefore seeking for talents, which have either international hospitality management experience or proven consulting experience with the capacity to acquire, close and deliver deals.

Consultant

Line of Business: Hospitality Advisory Services

Mission

Your mission will be to acquire and develop relationships with new clients and deliver solutions to their business issues. Our business is advising owners, authorities or other partners in their choices in the field of hospitality. We perform market studies, opportunities studies. We develop concepts and business plans. We assist the owner in realizing his projects and we also follow up on how the projects are performing.

Responsibilities

  • Participate actively in business development and sales;
  • Manage your own mandates and clients, which might involve (international) travels;
  • Identify client’s challenges, develop hypotheses and execute analysis;
  • Provide guidance and technical advisory to clients;
  • Give support to senior consultants as well as directors;
  • Train and coach junior staff members;
  • Formulate, prepare and defend business proposals;
  • Convert leads using a consultative approach with the team and the client;
  • Supervise, conduct and oversee asset development assignments such as feasibility study, business plan, opportunity review, due diligence, management contract negotiation, hotel operator search, service culture guidance, gap analysis, change management or management teams coaching.

Location

  • China (Beijing or Shanghai)

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in relevant fields (economics, business administration, tourism, hospitality) or equivalent degree;
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience;
  • Knowledge of consulting practices and/or the hospitality industry, asset development and management;
  • Project management consulting exposure;
  • Totally fluent in local language as well as excellent communication skills in English.

 About you

  • Business development driven, dynamic and entrepreneurial;
  • An analytical skill-set, agile and curious mindset;
  • Solution oriented; a decision-making authority over the direction of projects;
  • Diplomatic, client-oriented and flexible;
  • Reliable and able to exercise high integrity responsibility;
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills.

 

Think you’ve got what it takes? Please send us your resume and cover letter and mention the job code CHN-ADV-CNT!

lhc.careers@ehl.ch