IHG Talent & Development Manager (6 month FTC) in Denham, United Kingdom

Talent & Development Manager (6 month FTC)

Job Number R146940

Hotel Brand: IHG Corporate

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - United Kingdom - Buckinghamshire - Denham


About us

Do you get a buzz from enabling the talent agenda? Are you looking for your next great role where you’ll grow, flourish and enable others to do the same? If so, we’d love to hear from you.

IHG (Intercontinental Hotels Group) is a global FTSE 100 organisation and we put people at the heart of our business. Our purpose is to create Great Hotels Guests Love® through providing True Hospitality for everyone, whoever and wherever they are in the world.

We’re looking for a Talent & Development Manager who is passionate about contributing to our regional progress and success.

In this role, you’ll work closely with stakeholders to shape, design, deliver and measure talent and development initiatives across the region and have a good understanding of the end-to-end talent cycle and will have probably already worked in a matrixed environment.

You’ll certainly appreciate the complexity of a global organisation and enjoy the range of relationships this allows you to build and influence. Partnering with internal stakeholders to ensure talent initiatives meet development needs is a key feature of the role.

This is a 6 month fixed term contract position and if this sounds like the role for you – read on and hit apply, we’re waiting to hear from you!

Your day to day

The Talent & Development Manager supports, designs and delivers the management, performance and development of talent across Europe, ensuring ensure we have a robust talent pipeline for our regional and global functions.

The role is accountable for a range of talent initiatives, such as end to end leadership assessment and development programmes, delivering internal programmes and partnering with external consultants.

This includes participant management, budget management, module delivery, senior leadership stakeholder management and programme reporting and measurement.

Key responsibilities:

  • Facilitate development programmes

  • Manage assessment processes

  • Contribute to the design of management and leadership development learning modules

  • Support delivery of development centres, from programme management to quarterly participant progress tracking

  • Deliver 1-1 Hogan and 360 feedback to participants

  • Support HR Business Partners and managers in the management and implementation of talent action plans, ensuring interventions follow the 70/20/10 model

  • Manage coaching processes aligned to development programmes

  • Proactively ensure programmes are delivered within budget

  • Support ad hoc resourcing projects.

What we need from you

You will have demonstrable experience within a similarly fast-paced, global, commercially-focused corporate environment (e.g. Hospitality, Travel, Retail, TMT, FMCG) with proven experience partnering with HR teams and external consultants.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience delivering talent and development initiatives in a fast-paced business and experience facilitating development sessions for mid-management level.

To be successful you’ll be an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills, and confidence influencing more senior colleagues. You’ll also possess demonstrable initiative, with a passion for thinking creatively to solve problems.

What we offer

IHG employees enjoy a competitive financial and benefits package which may include hotel room discounts (available globally) and healthcare support.

We are based in modern offices with around 650 employees based at our corporate Head Office where have parking available on site, a free gym on site, a subsidised restaurant and Starbucks.

Our picturesque office in Denham, Buckinghamshire is easily accessible on the A40/M40. Alternatively, many of our employees commute from London – there are regular trains from London Marylebone taking approx. 20 – 35 minutes, or the Metropolitan or Piccadilly tube lines go to Uxbridge where we provide a free shuttle bus.

Does this sound like the perfect role for you? If so, please get in touch and make your application.

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