IHG Area Director of Labor Relations - The InterContinental New York Barclay in New York, New York

Description:

Do you see yourself as an Area Director of Labor Relations ?

What's your passion? Whether you're into hiking, art museums or dog shows, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.

An icon of refined Manhattan elegance since 1926, the InterContinental New York Barclay re-opens in spring 2016, following an extensive renovation as the city’s luxury hotel of choice. Located off Park Avenue in midtown east, The Barclay features 702 beautifully-designed guestrooms with 30 suites, an opulent Presidential Suite and Penthouse Sky Suite with 1,500 feet of outdoor space and Chrysler Building views. The hotel boasts 15,000 square feet of meeting space and two large ballrooms for New York’s most memorable weddings, benefits, and galas. The Barclay offers a Club InterContinental®. It's Gin bar and lounge with light dining, is a dynamic social hub in the hotel’s expansive lobby. The “new” Barclay' embraces the hotel's distinctive legacy, while modernizing every detail.

As the Area Director of Labor Relations you assist in administration of programs and events to foster a positive work environment for all employees and support and administer the employee satisfaction survey in conjunction with Corporate Human Resources. You may facilitate training and development programs for employees and assist in coaching managers to create and maintain a work environment with high morale and productivity. You may conduct the new employee orientation to familiarize employees with Company standards, policies, procedures, rules and other employee programs. He/She will support the overall objectives of the hotel and promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. Also serve as the initial contact person in regards to all union matters within the New York region.

Qualifications

Requirements include a high school diploma plus 2 years related experience in Human Resources, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Degree in Human Resources, Employment Law or related field preferred. You will need a basic knowledge of Microsoft Computer programs; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc., and Human Resources/payroll systems with ADP/Timesaver experience preferred.

A Professional HR designation (PHR, SPHR or other) is preferred. You must speak fluent English with additional languages preferred. You may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, vision, dental, disability and life insurance and a generous matching 401 (k) plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount schemes 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 and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.

Job: Hotel General Management

Location: NY-New York

Requisition ID: R132161