Head of Transformation Europe

Barcelona, Catalonië, Spanje Full-time


Hola! We are OYO.  Nice meeting you!

OYO  is South Asia ’s largest and fastest growing tech company that builds global hotel chain, founded with a single mission at heart –to help people find an affordable place to stay on every  trip. At OYO, we believe that the affordable hotel industry is broken and there is a need to standardize the inventory and use technology to  distribute it.

We are backed  by the world ’s top investors such as SoftBank, Sequoia,  Lightspeed, and others.  We partner with asset and home owners, providing travelers 10k+ exclusive hotels across  300+ towns in 10+ countries.

OYO is now looking  to expand its business into Europe, starting in Spain.  It is a lifetime opportunity to join  a truly global trend and be part of  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  fun-loving environment is 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 (across multiple European countries), 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.



  • 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  10 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
  • Must speak fluent English, other languages are a plus.
  • We are looking for candidates that are eligible to work in Spain. We don't provide visa sponsorship. 


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