Spotlight on: Career stories at Crowne Plaza Belgrade

Spotlight on: Career stories at Crowne Plaza Belgrade

Have you ever wondered what life might be like in the exciting sphere that is hospitality? Maybe you’re already in hospitality and are wondering where your career could take you, or maybe you know exactly where you want your career to take you.

Whether that in the kitchen as Head Chef, front of house as General Manager, or behind the bar as part of the Food & Beverage team – we can vouch that hospitality certainly has some interesting career journeys available to every individual.

At IHG we’re committed to you, and we demonstrate that commitment through our employer value proposition – that is giving you Room to be yourself. Not only do we have a wealth of career journeys available here, we also have hotels all over the globe for you to choose from – giving you the chance to explore the world, while developing in your career.

Take a look at a handful of the individuals that make up our Crown Plaza team from across the globe and read about the career journey they’ve been on with us…


Career Stories Crowne Plaza


Nikolija is a great asset to Crowne Plaza HR team. She started out in this department during pre-opening faze as HR Administrator. After 15 months in this role demonstrating her dedication and passion for the role, Nikolija was promoted to the position of HR Coordinator. Since January 1st, 2016 Nikolija holds the position of Training Manager.

Novak joined Crowne Plaza in pre-opening faze too at the position of Income Auditor in the Department of Finance and Business Support. When he joined us, Novak was at the very beginning of his professional carrier in finance. Through dedication, hard work and passion to succeed - on April 1st, 2016 Novak was promoted to Assistant Director of Finance and Business Support.

Iva started her career in Crowne Plaza back in 2013 as Guest Relations Agent. At IHG we recognized Iva’s innate potential and knew what an asset she would be at Crowne Plaza Belgrade. In May 2014 Iva was promoted to Reservation Agent. She continues to strengthen the Reservations team through her professionalism and punctuality. Therefore, as of March 1st, 2017 she now holds the position of Assistant Reservations Manager

Jasmina joined the Crowne Plaza team in November 2013 as a Room Attendant within the Housekeeping Department. She proved that hard work and persistence always pays off and that one can start in a starter position and quickly progress. The entire Crowne Plaza Belgrade team is very proud of Jasmina and her success. From September 1st 2016 she holds the position of Housekeeping Supervisor.

Jelena too started her career in Crowne Plaza in 2013 during hotel preopening as Guest Relations Agent. Being recognized as an employee of high potential, in March 2014 Jelena became Front Office Agent. She is a very positive and vibrant person, who works hard but never complains. Therefore, in September 1st, 2015 she was appointed to Front Office Supervisor. Jelena leads by example to the rest of the team – she is proof that hard work pays off!

Zoran joined the Crowne Plaza team in November 2013 as a very young hospitality professional, at the position of Chef de Rang. His dedication and passion for work were aspects of Zoran’s work ethic that could not be overseen, so in just a couple of months, Zoran became Head Waiter. Zoran quickly gained the trust of his colleagues and managers and in September 2015 went one step even further and became Restaurant Manager.

 It is exactly these individuals who demonstrate the values and morals that IHG stand for as well as offering insights into the development and career paths available at IHG. We recognize it’s you who allow us to be the best that we can, and so it is with our dedication to your development that we can commit to you becoming the best you can be, by giving you room to be you.

 If you’re interested in joining the IHG family and getting the opportunity to grow and work alongside these individuals then start your journey with us today. Whatever you career passion, wherever in the world, we’re sure that we’ll have the perfect role for you in one of our renowned brands. Simply click the ‘Find a Job’ button in the right hand corner and start your application today!


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