IHG Growth Manager (Strategy) in Atlanta, Georgia

Growth Manager (Strategy)

Job Number R157972

Hotel Brand:

Americas - United States - Georgia - Atlanta

Description

About us

Bringing True Hospitality to the world.

We want to welcome you to a world of bringing True Hospitality to everyone. When you join us at IHG®, you become part of our global family. A welcoming culture of warmth, honesty, and a passion for providing True Hospitality.

We pride ourselves on letting your personality and passions shine, recognizing the individual contribution you make and supporting your ambition to learn and create your own career path. In making a difference to our guests and owners, colleagues and communities, every day is a chance to create great and unique experiences, in your own way.

With over 370,000 colleagues in nearly 100 countries sharing our values, there’s countless opportunities at your fingertips.

We’re growing; grow with us.

Your day to day

Deliver insightful and company-leading analyses of IHG, markets, and competitors required to evolve and drive execution of IHG’s in support of regional growth initiatives such as Mexico growth and Kimpton franchise

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Director of Growth Initiatives with the tracking of performance metrics to deliver base plan and key growth initiatives.

  • Manage projects on a day-to-day basis. Projects and overall portfolio management responsibilities can be multi-functional and multi-regional in scope.

  • Support multiple growth development and implementation projects to shape and structure the projects, manage the process and cross functional team, run the analysis and engage stakeholders, track project status and produce reports for communication with key stakeholders

  • Analyze operating, forecast and market information for issues of concern regarding trends, competitive position, performance against strategic or tactical expectations, impact of changes in business environment, etc.

  • Develop and utilize analytical tools to highlight critical concerns, and make appropriate recommendations based on findings. Summarize/prepare data for use in presentations to senior leaders.

  • Proactively identify and instigate potential new growth opportunities for the company, deliver effective processes, structures and ways of working across the organization to deliver growth initiatives

  • Support the development of materials and presentations for meetings with senior leadership, board, or Owners.

What we need from you

Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business, Strategy, Finance or a relevant field of work, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience. MBA desirable.

Critical Expertise & Experience: 6-8 years in progressive work experience in strategy, consultancy, or finance, or 2-4 years corporate level experience with exposure to a broad range of strategy issues. Previous travel industry experience is desirable but not required.

Technical Skills & Knowledge

  • Demonstrated strategic thinking through a proven ability to analyze markets, performance data, and business issues and draw insight/conclusions

  • Demonstrated experience in financial modeling/analysis and basic finance principles

  • Strong interpersonal skills required to build relationships across business units for collaboration, data requests, and joint analysis

  • Familiarity and proactive identification of external data sources and ability to manipulate them to reach necessary conclusions

  • Understanding of hotel industry dynamics and economics desirable but not required

  • High degree of accountability and personal responsibility

  • Interest in longer-term career progression within strategy team and within broader IHG

  • Able to gain credibility with executives and senior managers in the organization

  • Strong self-motivation and ability to plan time/priorities

What we offer

We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including 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 - click here to find out more about us.

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