Head of Transformation Dusseldorf

Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany Full-time

Guten Tag! We are OYO.  Nice meeting you!

We are OYO, the fastest-growing hospitality chain globally and our mission is very simple: creating quality living spaces to help people find an affordable place to stay everywhere they go. OYO is standardizing the experience both for guests and hotels by introducing technology to the currently broken affordable hotel industry.

Originally founded in India in 2013, we are already Asia’s largest and 3rd largest hotel chain worldwide and on track to become the world’s biggest hotel brand by 2023. By partnering with asset and home-owners we are providing travelers 23k+ exclusive OYO hotels across 800+ cities in 80+ countries at an affordable price.

At present we are valued over $10 Billion, backed by some of the world’s best investors such as SoftBank, Sequoia Capital, and Lightspeed Venture Partners and have been recognized as #1 LinkedIn Top Startups in Asia.

It is a lifetime opportunity to join an innovative bunch of technology enthusiasts who stay motivated to change the way people stay away from home – one experience - at a time and build the biggest hospitality company in Europe.

OYO is expanding its business into Europe, now launching in Germany.  It is a lifetime opportunity to join a truly global trend and be part of a zero-to-one early team that is building the biggest hospitality chain in Europe. We push ourselves to innovation edge and optimize for your growth and learning. We prefer speed and hustle as it is always  Day 0 here. We build a meritocratic culture where best ideas win and diversity is an essential part of the setup. Competitive compensation and a fun-loving environment are waiting for you if you have that fire in the belly.

 

The  Position

Transformation forms the backbone of our core value promise of providing standardized experience.  Before any new hotel is on-boarded on OYO ’s platform, it has to undergo a ‘transformation’ –essentially an exhaustive checker makeover that is required to become an OYO. ‘Transformers’ –as people who work in this function are often called, are the custodians of standardization for OYO.

The role entails leading a team, thus ensuring Transformation and standardization of OYO ’s properties ensuring that projects are completed with strict adherence to time, quality and costs.  A transformation head will engage with all concerned stakeholders to plan and schedule the Transformation and launch of properties.

 

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 levels
  • 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
  • Audit  
    • 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

The  must have‘s:  

  • Candidate  with more than  5 years of experience  in project execution
  • Go-getter  attitude with  high on ownership  and ability to deliver  results under pressure and  within deadlines
  • Strongly  inclined to  utilize technology  for high quality and  impactful work in a high  pace and unstructured environment
  • Strong  written and  verbal communication  skills, proficient in  business and technical writing
  • Capable  of working  in a complex environment  and multiple projects simultaneously
  • Previous  experience  in civil engineering  is a huge plus
  • We are looking for candidates that live in Germany and are eligible to work in Germany. We don't provide visa sponsorship. 

 

Read more about OYO Rooms:

We are expanding in Europe and recently launched in the UK market.

OYO is disrupting the global Hotel market with our design, transformation, operational and technology capabilities and our growth rate is pretty exceptional!

The company just raised a $Billion from investors, led by Softbank Vision Fund the $100 Billion Tech fund and we are having strong momentum.. proven by this recent investment from AirBnb 

The conclusion is simple.

 

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