IHG Senior Manager, Capital Planning & Projects, IMEA in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
What's your passion? Whether you're into the gym, karaoke
or dancing, at IHG we're interested in YOU. We love people who apply the same
amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who
help us create great hotels guests love.
We are looking for a Senior
Manager, Capital Planning and Projects IMEA to join our fun and energetic Design
and Engineering team at the Dubai Corporate Office.
The main role of Senior Manager, Capital Planning & Projects is to
plan, execute, and finalize Property Improvement Plans (PIPs) to agreed scope,
program and budget in IHG’s Company Managed Hotels, Leased Hotels and
potential fast track conversion of non IHG Hotels to IHG branded Hotels in IMEA. This includes engaging
resources (both internal as well as external) and coordinating the efforts of
all relevant team members and third party contractors / consultants in order to
deliver PIPs according to plan. The Senior Manager will define the project’s
objectives and support leadership to implement asset stewardship initiatives
that support profitability for owners & brand consistency for guests.
Assist implementation of estate
mapping methodologies to help prioritize and target estate transformation
efforts. Work with heads of operations to align prioritization.
Support Development of forms and
templates on salesforce that capture condition of hotel’s key Front of House,
Back of House areas and owner’s appetite for capital inducement.
Manage the 5 year Capital planning
process of IHG’s Managed Estate in IMEA. Working closely with relevant heads of
Operations and Owners.
Support General Managers of hotels
in the preparation of Asset Stewardship documents and presentation to owners
for “owner funded capital” projects.
Manage the development of the
Property Improvement Plan (PIP) ensuring all IHG Brand, quality, property &
brand safety standards / requirements are accommodated. Define project scope,
goals and deliverables that support business goals, in collaboration with all
Conduct Design feasibility reviews
for operating hotels and potential conversions to IHG Brand.
Support the development of detailed
cost plans for all agreed PIP scope – budget and cost plans usually being
developed by an independent external cost management consultant working on
behalf of the owner (managed hotel) or IHG (owned and leased hotels).
Support sourcing of resources and consultants
required to deliver the projects depending on complexity of the projects.
Pre-qualify quality consultants that
can support preparation of PIPs for Fast Track Conversions. Update CRM system -
consultant database to support capital projects.
Review scope and fees of Technical
Services Agreements and make recommendations for Director, Capital Planning
& projects, IMEA & Asia to approve.
Collections of Technical Services
Support the development of
full-scale detailed PIP implementation programs.
Track project milestones and
Deliver progress reports to relevant
Conducting post-project reviews,
create a recommendations report to identify successful and unsuccessful project
elements to drive improved practice and performance.
Assist in the development of best
practices and tools for project execution and management.
Promote the implementation and
ongoing programme deployment of Green Engage and other ROI accretive Corporate
Responsibility initiatives in all operating hotels.
Enhancement of CRM System to support
the operating estate support provided by D&E.
Collect and house market
intelligence on costs to build for refurbishment projects.
Property Assessment Reporting –
Develop capabilities and tools for existing D&E team to support Operating
Hotels FOH & BOH conditions reporting through visual site inspections.
Bachelors orMaster’s degree in fields of Architecture, Engineering, Procurement or Project/ Cost Management.
Minimum 7 yearsdirect work experience in senior project management and capital planningcapacity.
Previously workedwithin an international/global organization, preferably in a service brandedenvironment in the hospitality sector.
Strongunderstanding of the various IMEA business environments and countries ofoperation, preferably in the hospitality sector.
Experience atworking both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Demonstrated experience in personnel management.
Sound understanding of hotel operational requirementsin the context of building services and infrastructure.
So whoever you
are, whatever you love doing, bring your passion to IHG and we’ll make sure
you’ll have room to be yourself.
Job: Executive / Corporate
Location: United Arab Emirates-Dubai
Requisition ID: R70415212_