IHG Area Director of Training - The Willard InterContinental Washington DC in Washington, District Of Columbia


Do you see yourself as an Area Director of Training ?

What's your passion? Whether you're into sports, shopping or karaoke, 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 American institution, the Willard InterContinental is located in the heart of the nation's capital on Pennsylvania Avenue, near the White House, the Smithsonian museums and the downtown business and theatre districts. With a rich historic legacy, the Willard is the Washington D.C. hotel of choice for heads of state and leaders of the world's business, cultural, social and political sectors. The hotel's 335 well appointed large guestrooms include 41 elegant suites. Dining options include the Café du Parc, a popular French bistro with seasonal outdoor seating, and the Occidental Grill & Seafood, traditional Afternoon Tea in Peacock Alley, the classic Round Robin Bar and 24 hour Private In-Room Dining. There is over 20,000 square feet of Conference and Banquet space and the hotel hosts events ranging from intimate meetings to luxurious weddings. The Willard InterContinental combines heritage, sustainability and luxury with contemporary comfort and the latest technology.

We currently have a position available as an Area Director of Training. This position will develop, deliver, and evaluate training programs/applications, curricula and corresponding materials and programs for all levels of hotel employees including line staff, supervisors and managers across multiple brands within the IHG family across the area.

You will facilitate and ensure compliance of hotel and corporate key training programs; determine training effectiveness and recommend enhancements while you keep abreast of training trends in the industry through conferences, periodicals and associations. You will also develop training programs/applications, curricula, assessment tools and corresponding materials (including lesson plans, participant materials, job aids, user manuals, etc.) for the hotel's end users and ensure that all course curricula and educational materials are current and of acceptable quality. This role will collaborate with the Director of Human Resources in consulting with key department contacts to identify training needs and design programs and tools that support performance initiatives and strategic objectives and prepare monthly training progress reports and communicate to management team members the previous month's accomplishments and next month's training objectives.

You may assist with other Human Resources and hotel activities duties as needed.


Some college plus 3 years of related training experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is desired along with a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Communications, Business Management or related field preferred. You m iust speak fluent English. Other languages preferred. May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

In return, we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which includes healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance along with a generous 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: DC-Washington

Requisition ID: WAS001071