Director of Human Resources at InterContinental® Mina Al Arab - Ras Al Khaima (Pre-Opening)
Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels
Location: United Arab Emirates, AE-RK, Ra's al Khaymah
Job number: EMEAA20015
As the world's largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand.
Shaped by decades of international know-how and local insights, our passion for luxury travel spans cultures and customs. Inspiring us to create warm and sophisticated experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world. Each of our hotels cultivates a distinctive style and ambiance where we embrace every opportunity to give our guests a personal and enriching experience.
If you'd like to embrace a wider world of experiences and opportunities, we'd like to welcome you to the world's most international luxury hotel brand.
The InterContinental® Mina Al Arab will comprise 351 keys, a health club, spa, and two pools. Covering an area of 43,770 sq. m, the resort is a short drive from famous archaeological sites such as Dhayah Fort and Sheba’s Palace.
Your day to day
You will oversee Human Resources programs, including recruiting/employment, compensation, benefits, employee relations, recognition, and training. In this role, you will also drive and improve organizational capability, systems, and processes, and ensure winning becomes a habit through embedding high performance and driving a culture of high quality, process excellence, and continuous improvement. You will also ensure policy compliance for hotel colleagues and you will coach, and counsel General Manager and leadership team on all people-related issues. As the world of work evolves, this key role supports leaders to build future capability, maintaining a lens on industry innovation and trends. You will build and promote a positive team culture while ensuring our guests’ experience is unique and brings the brand to life. You must have demonstrated excellence in these fields at a similar level as well as outstanding internal stakeholder and owner management, understanding of brand delivery, and the ability to impact and influence the overall business agenda and execution. You'll bring great knowledge and experience, be forward-thinking, and inspirational in a warm and approachable manner.
What we need from you
InterContinental® Mina Al Arab is scheduled to open Q3 2021 and we are now seeking a highly organized and polished Director of Human Resources who is passionate about colleagues' personal growth, developing diverse talents, and creating a more inclusive culture that will drive business performance.
To be successful in this role you’ll have demonstrated excellence in the HR field as well as an outstanding internal stakeholder and owner management, understanding of brand delivery, and the ability to impact and influence the overall business agenda and execution. You'll bring great knowledge and experience, be forward-thinking and inspirational in a warm and approachable manner. Ideally, you'll have a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related discipline, with a minimum of 5 yrs + experience in a Human Resources Management role, and will have worked in a resort luxury property. A solid understanding of Employee Relations practices and the ability to deal effectively with employees across diverse cultures and build management capability will spell success in this role. You must also have a great understanding of the UAE Labor Law and compliances.
What we offer
We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including a uniform, great room discount and superb training.
Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve - visit www.http://careers.ihg.com to find out more about us.