Project Lead

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 a huge demand for affordable accommodation. OYO is excited to add value to both owners and users through it’s unrivalled technological, pricing and operational expertise.

Despite the level of investment, we’ve received, and our exceptional speed of growth (UK team doubled since the start of 2019), building a collaborative culture has been the top priority of our MD. We’re always on the lookout for smart people who are excited by a fast-paced atmosphere, enjoy collaboration and are as invested as we are in maximising their personal development.

About the role

Project Lead is a new role built for a high potential future leader in the business, reporting directly into the senior team. Your portfolio of responsibilities will expand and change over time, as new business-critical problems emerge

 

They advertised on Movemeon for a Director of Development, Europe.

The successful Movemeon member is Oxford University alumni.

 

If you are interested, here is the full job description:

 

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 a huge demand for affordable accommodation. OYO is excited to add value to both owners and users through it’s unrivalled technological, pricing and operational expertise.

Despite the level of investment, we’ve received, and our exceptional speed of growth (UK team doubled since the start of 2019), building a collaborative culture has been the top priority of our MD. We’re always on the look out for smart people who are excited by a fast-paced atmosphere, enjoy collaboration and are as invested as we are in maximising their personal development.

 

What will you do at OYO?

Project Lead is a new role built for a high potential future leader in the business, reporting directly into the senior team. Your portfolio of responsibilities will expand and change over time, as new business-critical problems emerge

Alongside your daily responsibilities, you will also use your analytical capability to build capacity across the company.

You will be working with senior stakeholders across different functions, with rare access to every function of the business. If successful, there will be long term opportunities to develop new functions and processes across the company

 

What you will bring to OYO?

  • 2-4 years’ experience at a top tier consulting firm or fast-paced operational role
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Analytical rigour
  • Ambition and passion to learn, as well as to give feedback and share your knowledge
  • Confidence with Microsoft Excel / Google sheets
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal
  • A passion for high growth startups
  • No prior experience in Hospitality necessary

 

 

Location: London

Salary: £45k – £50k

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