IHG Vice President, Global Product Management in Atlanta, Georgia
When you’re a part of IHG, you’re more than your job title. If
you’re anything like Joseph you’re a music lover and an avid soccer player too.
And that’s what we love – the individual talents, interests and dreams that
make you who you are.
Join the Hotel and Owner Solutions team at IHG and we won’t expect
you to conform to any stereotype – because we know that a team with different
perspectives and passions can only make us stronger.
What you will need is ambition, talent and some key skills. For this
vital role, we’re looking for someone who is responsible for the successful
execution and delivery of all hotel and owner solution products (enhancements,
corrections technical requirements and integration) and other ongoing release
plan management details to improve owner value proposition.
- Responsible for
managing all product roadmap for hotel and owner technology across all regions
- Own, direct, and
manage hotel and owner solutions portfolio including IHG Concerto
- Responsible for implementation
of all guest facing and in
room technology across regions.
- Gather, understand
and direct the creation of all technical requirements which will define the functionality of all hotel and owner products.
- Partner in decision
making surrounding delivery methodologies across the project landscape to drive
the most efficient delivery model and increase the speed to market
- Work in collaboration
with Global Technology, Revenue Management, DRM, Brands, Operations, and other
business leaders to ensure integration with internal IHG corporate systems
- Own all
user-acceptance testing, hotel user testing and beta deployment activities in
preparation for full global deployment.
Ensure system is stable and deployment techniques are solid before
certifying product for production rollout.
- Own vendor and
supplier management and product portfolio management for H&OS group
- Consult globally with
all regions, brands, stakeholders, and regional hoteloperators/owners/managers
to gather feedback
- Responsible for
curating and managing a repository of all solutions, systems and applicationsdeployed globally.
developing regional, IHG internal and external solutions that deliver on the
owner life cycle management value proposition
Lead and develop
teams of highly experienced, motivated and talented professionals
Ensuring all products
and solutions are appropriate for all regions.
collaboration among internal IHG teams to ensure Brands Standards are met by
products and services
between all current and future products
• Bachelor’s degree (Master preferred) with
progressive work experience in Computer Science/MIS/IT, Business Administration
or Engineering or equivalent combination of education and work related
Critical Expertise & Experience:
• 10 years in Hotel IT or IT Management role with
minimum of 7 years in regional management capacity
• Demonstrated experience working with multiple
cultures and managing hotels/vendors/Owners across different countries within
hospitality or related industry
• Strong architectural foundation and systems
level knowledge with a demonstrated understanding of Property Management
Systems, reservation systems, yield management systems, point of sale systems,
and other hotel based systems
• Experience in engaging cross functional working
partnerships in a global organization
• Strong influencing/consensus building and
• Strong leadership, team building, interpersonal
and communication skills
• Decisions related to hotel or owner products,
services and solutions deployed within the IHG enterprise, including our on
property Hotel and Owner facing applications for all managed and franchised
• Go / No Go decisions for hotel / owner
• Technology standards assessment and adoption for
all Hotel and Owner products/services
• Enterprise systems and roadmap
• Competitive overall Owner Value Proposition in
relation to other hotel chains
• Cross functional participation within other IHG
groups to drive incremental value for Hotels and Owners (Loyalty, Channel
Distribution, Marketing, Finance, etc.)
for your hard work, you can look forward to a highly competitive salary and
benefits package – including 401k, tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance,
and discounts at our hotels. What’s more, because your career will be as unique
as you are, we’ll give you all the tailored support you need to make a great
start, be involved and grow.
whoever you are, whatever you love doing, bring your passion to IHG and we’ll
make sure you’ll have room to be yourself.
is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Job: Executive / Corporate
Requisition ID: R70298924_