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Amsa Hospitality recruits its Head of Research & Development in charge of Rooms Division

Amsa Hospitality recruits!

 Head of Research & Development  
  Rooms Division 

Job Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Hybrid)                                                 10 years of experience             

Employment type: Full-time                                                                            Industry: Hospitality


Job Summary:

Reporting to the President of Hospitality (PoH), the Head of Research & Development (R&D) in charge of Rooms Division spearheads the development of Amsa Hospitality new Arabian hospitality-themed lifestyle brand in partnership with the Head of R&D in charge of Food & Beverage (F&B). 

The Head of R&D in charge of Rooms Division must perfectly master the hospitality industry trends, operational requirements, guests, employees and other stakeholders expectations regionally and globally.

The Head of R&D in charge of Rooms Division duties include (and are not limited to):



  • Maintains a strong understanding of the global hospitality business

  • Defines and analyzes brand positioning and consumers insights

  • With the Head of R&D in charge of F&B, shapes and tests brand's vision, mission, core values and storytelling

  • Defines brand's elements and translates them to development-plans and strategies

  • Works closely with the Marketing and Operations departments to ensure that the new brand being developed addresses positively and efficiently all possible challenges

  • Be Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) / sustainably-aware and fair trade-oriented to ensure that the new brand addresses positively and efficiently all relevant challenges

  • Works closely with the Finance and Engineering departments to ensure that the new brand local, regional and global deployments are as efficient and cost-effective as possible

  • Monitors market trends, researches consumers' market and competitors activities

  • Aligns Amsa Hospitality around brand's direction, choices and tactics

  • Defines and develops guest journey and experience (i.e., lobby, meeting-rooms, bedrooms)

  • In partnership with the Head of R&D in charge of F&B, defines inter-departmental guests and employees interactions

  • Defines and develops guests areas volumes and circulation

  • Defines and develops guests and employees emotional attachment to the brand (i.e., décor, smells, color codes)

  • Develops brand design yearly budget and follow-up

  • Organizes regular reporting to the PoH and company's Board

  • On a second step, elaborates and implements a winning eCommerce strategy with Amsa Hospitality' relevant departments



To be considered for this role, you need to meet the following criteria:


  • Bachelor's degree in hospitality, brand management, marketing

  • Professional certificates in the field is a plus

  • Work experience should be of a minimum of 10 years; hospitality experience is a must, not open to negotiation

  • Perfect command of the English language (written / spoken) is a must; Arabic is a strong plus, any other language is seen as an extra positive

  • Natural entrepreneurial mindset is a basic requirement

  • Outstanding communication skills (written / spoken)

  • Ability to research and brainstorm

  • Experience in identifying target audiences

  • Strong team-spirit and self-motivation is a must

  • Enjoy working in a multicultural environment

  • Ability to work remotely

  • Ability to travel (domestic / international)

  • Ability to work under pressure is a must

  • Ability to work alone and enjoying taking responsibility and initiative is a must

  • Good humored is a required plus

Important notice:

Due to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Labor Regulations, priority will be given to applications from Saudi Nationals.

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