Do you have the talent to innovate instead of emulate, and are you able to
create unique new destinations for Iceland? Festir is looking for an expert with
an exemplary vision for our projects.
For the shareholder of Samskip, we are looking for experienced talent in
consultancy for Festir. As a real estate development company, Festir is
preparing four individual projects: three in the capital area of Reykjavik and
one in the Snæfellsnes peninsula in West Iceland. Our current plans cover
approximately 20.000 m2 filled with 600 rooms and other facilities over the next
five years. The projects range from hotels with a mix of houses, including
various facilities such as natural pools or spas, to more exclusive apartments.
We seek a talented expert who can expand our position as a leader in the
developing industry of Iceland’s future tourism.
As a Hospitality Management Consultant, you are able to manage your time
yourself. Living in Iceland is a must, but you can split your working hours
between our office and your home. You will be part of a team that is responsible
for the development and management of several real estate projects, as well as
projects for creative industries and art in Iceland. Examples include hotels,
hotel apartments or bungalows, natural pools and/or spas, restaurants and
catering services. As a permanent member of this team, your aim is to develop
core competence for local operation, as well as arrange plots, invent concepts
and strategies, and guarantee operation with long term success and growth in
Some of your responsibilities include:
- Developing retail buildings, entertainment facilities, dining spaces and
- Developing interaction with the surroundings and conceptual work.
- Planning area plots anywhere between minimal to full facilities.
Is this you?
You are flexible and find yourself dreaming about Iceland. Working and living in
Iceland is part of the job, so we expect you to move to this beautiful country.
You have good business acumen and are able to focus on key objectives, select an
appropriate course of action, and set in motion a plan to get the job done. As a
self-motivated strategic leader, you can play a pivotal role in the growth of
Festir operations by using your entrepreneurial and motivational skills.
In addition, you:
- Have academic credentials in consultancy;
- Have a good mastery of the English language in both verbal and written forms;
- Have at least 5 years of high level working experience in hospitality
- Have no objection to working and living in Iceland for the duration of your
contract, at least three years.
Innovate where others emulate: our offer
Iceland is strategically positioned, close to both Europe and the United States.
In 2016 Kef Airport served more than 6 million international passengers and
local residents, and is estimated to grow to 9 million passengers in 2017. The
expected total number of tourists travelling to Iceland in 2017 is 2.2 million,
of whom 35% during the winter season and 33% during peak season. You will be
working in one of the world’s fastest growing tourist destinations alongside
experienced and reputable construction companies.
We offer the following:
- A competitive market salary;
- 24 days of holiday;
- A company laptop, telephone, internet connection and car;
- A great accommodation.
Are you interested?
Apply now by uploading your CV and become part of our dynamic international
Festir is a property development company founded by Olafur Olafsson. We aim to
develop real estate and land for sale and company operation purposes. As an
industry leader in property development, we are currently developing many real
estate projects, focusing on offices, hotels and residential buildings. Together
we create the environment of the future.
Apply here: https://express.candarine.com/campaign/url/forward/b5819211e843