Regional Head of Transformation - Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom Full-time

Who are we?

OYO is the fastest-growing hotel business in the world.  Founded over 5 years ago, today it is the trusted partner of over 10,000  hotels in Asia and operates over 400,000  rooms. The business began in India, where it is now the market leader, and has rapidly expanded to China, UAE, Malaysia, Indonesia and Nepal.  With Investors including SoftBank, Sequoia and LightSpeed, the company is now focused on establishing itself in London and the UK.


The UK is one of the most popular international travel destinations in the world, alongside very strong domestic travel also.  The market dynamics are ideal for OYO – a substantial supply of unbranded and independent hotels, high online penetration, and huge demand for affordable accommodation.  OYO is excited to add value to both owners and users, through its unrivaled technological, pricing and operational expertise.


If you are looking to work for a high-growth, disruptive and technology-led business that is looking to transform the hospitality industry then OYO is the business for you.  

You need to be a self-starter, who is ambitious, commercial, and collaborative – someone who constantly strives for improvement, and always looks for growth.


We look forward to you joining our family of OYOpreneurs!


What will you do at OYO?

  • Responsibility for the Scottish Regional Transformation function and team, ensuring that hotel partners meet the infrastructure, design and compliance standards of OYO UK
  • Working with the Head of Transformation, UK on setting up and optimising the processes needed to fulfil this role efficiently and he success of the Scotish TR team
  • Ensure that transformation audits of potential hotel partners are completed in a timely and thorough manner by the individual Transformation Managers, to generate an accurate cost, scope of works and time line
  • Ensure audits and photos are stored correctly onto company database
  • Collaborate with the Head of Transformation, UK on the continuous improvement of policies, procedures and trackers
  • Ensure that the transformation of hotel partners is conducted on time and on budget, whilst meeting OYO UK standards
  • Support the selection and management of the Scottish region contractor and vendor network
  • Ensure that OYO properties meet UK compliance, planning and building regulations standards when launched
  • Ensure that the Scottish Regional Transformation Team communicate effectively with Hotel Owners throughout the transformation process, thus driving customer engagement and delight
  • To identify and report any challenges that could impact the project timeline and to implement contingency and recovery plans as required
  • Ensure all projects are completed to the agreed budget, with strong cost control throughout
  • Forge and maintain strong wider working relationships with the other stakeholders and members of the Scottish Regional Team
  • Ensure effective reporting of team KPI’s


What you will bring to OYO?

  • Establishing and growing a function from scratch up and relishing a zero to one opportunity
  • Managing multiple projects across a wide geography preferably in renovation and refurbishment
  • Managing teams, preferably having people from different cultures and worked with different stakeholders
  • Civil engineering, Construction or Project Management qualification
  • Related degree is advantageous
  • Experience in this type of fast paced environment in either hotels, hospitality or retail

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by law.

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