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Business Development Analyst

Competitive + Benefits

Valor Head Office, Salford M5 3AW

Why Join Us?

As well as being rewarded with fantastic benefits, training and development, you'll be joining one of UK’s Top 6 Best Places to Work in Hospitality 2023!

  • Award winning employer
  • Competitive Salary
  • Team member benefit programme
  • 50% F&B Discount at any UK Valor hotel
  • Many Team member celebration events throughout the year
  • Incremental holiday allowance based on service
  • Healthcare options

As a Business Development Analyst, you'll be a key player in our dynamic global Business Development Team, supporting the Chief Strategic Growth Officer in identifying, evaluating, and acquiring hotel properties across the UK and Europe. This role involves market research, due diligence management, financial analysis, and relationship-building with industry professionals.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Support the Chief Strategic Growth Officer in identifying and evaluating potential hotel acquisition opportunities based on growth objectives and investment criteria.
Conduct comprehensive market research, analyzing trends, and evaluating competition to identify target markets.
Assist with property tours, assess property conditions, and evaluate financial performance for acquisition suitability.
Collaborate with the Chief Investment Officer to prepare financial models, investment analyses, and feasibility studies.
Project manage the due diligence process, coordinating inspections, appraisals, and environmental assessments.
Work with internal teams for the smooth transition and integration of acquired properties.
Develop and maintain a network of industry contacts, staying updated on market trends and potential partnerships.
Monitor industry trends to identify emerging opportunities and risks.
Prepare and present reports and recommendations to the executive team.
Build a database of Management Information for benchmarking and deal underwriting validation.
Support the global Business Development community for industry events and manage the global CRM system.

Desired Skills and Education:


Strong knowledge of the hotel industry, including market dynamics, trends, and investment strategies. Proficiency in financial analysis software and Microsoft Office Suite is essential.

Skills & Abilities:

Exceptional communication and presentation skills, ability to convey complex information effectively. Highly organized, detail-oriented, able to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.


Demonstrate cultural values of passionate, real, inspiring, dynamic, and enthusiastic.


Salford Quays, Manchester, with frequent travel throughout the UK & Europe. Some global travel may be required.
If you're ready to be part of a dynamic team redefining hospitality, apply now and become a valued member of Valor Hospitality's journey!




What you’ll become a part of

Valor Hospitality is a trusted, multiple award winning, and full service, international hospitality company operating in the US, UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. We are reimagining hospitality internationally, creating great ROI, driving commerciality with creativity and innovation. Recognised by owners, investors and developers as an innovative and trusted partner to drive revenue and increase profits.

Here in the UK we operate 35 properties across the brands of Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, DoubleTree by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hotel Indigo, AC by Marriott Hotels and Courtyard by Marriott, in various locations throughout the UK. The Company continues to have ambitious development and growth plans.

Valor Hospitality Europe has established itself as a respected, successful and dynamic management company, known for having highly engaged people, delivering great levels of hospitality with commercial expertise second to none.

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