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Director of Recreation and Marina at InterContinental® Abu Dhabi

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels
Location: United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi

Job number: EMEAA24805

About Us

At InterContinental® Abu Dhabi our role is to put the glamour into international travel. That’s where you come in. We look for people who are charming, confident, and internationally-minded who know what it takes to exceed guest expectations. When you’re part of the InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts brand you’re more than just a job title.

With its private beach and marina, the InterContinental® Abu Dhabi hotel is an oasis of luxury near the Corniche and world-class shopping malls. Host an event in a grand ballroom, on a terrace with sea views or in a beachfront garden . You can relax at the health club with inviting pools and admire marina yachts from your spacious room. The hotel includes 390 guest rooms and suites, highly acclaimed food and beverage outlets, and elegant meeting rooms.

Your day to day

We currently offer an exciting career opportunity for a Director of Recreation and Marina.

This challenging position has overall responsibility for overseeing the delivery of all recreational guest services, including  spa & gym operations and managing our private Marina with berthing spaces for 183 yachts.

Provides leadership to the Beach, Health Club, Spa and Marina Team. Interacts with guests as well as health club members and individuals in the local community. Cooperates, coordinates and communicates with other hotel departments as required.

Develops advertising, marketing and promotional materials for recreation and marina  facilities. Establish CAPEX requirements for the health club, recreation, spa and Marina. Carries out any other duty as when required by the Director of Rooms/Executive Assistant Manager/General Manager which falls under the scope and purpose of this position.

What we need from you

To be successful in this role, you must have a bachelor’s degree / higher education qualification equivalent in Recreation or any other related field. You should also have a minimum of three years’ experience in the same role in a five-star hotel. Experience in managing Marina facilities is required. You must hold certification in Marina Management, in addition to First Aid/CPR and other applicable requirements or the ability to obtain all these certificates. You must have a strong leadership and management skills with demonstrated knowledge of the fundamental and accepted practices in Recreation and Marina operations and administration.

What we offer

In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the Room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please get in touch if this position matches your skills and interests and tell us how you could bring your individual competencies by clicking "Apply Online".

At IHG we are committed to developing our team and managing our talent and would encourage internal as well as external candidates to apply for any of our vacancies.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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