IHG Development Director in Frankfurt, Germany

Development Director

Job Number R152443

Hotel Brand: IHG Corporate

EMEAA - Germany - Hessen - Frankfurt



We are looking for a development Director to join our Frankfurt office. You will be responsible for the increase in distribution of IHGs brands in Germany in line with the strategic goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build an effective network to prospect leads from existing and new investors

  • Prioritise deals appropriately recognizing the investors ability to deliver, and the deal’s alignment with the targets and strategic goals

  • Negotiate franchise and management contract deals for IHG

  • Process deals through the IHG approval process

  • Manage personal deal signings and pace against targets

  • Manage contract renewals

  • Support high value investors with site-finding and evaluation

  • Support investors in dealings with the local authorities regarding zoning and building application

What we are looking for

  • Goal driven – strong drive for results

  • Effective networker with customer focus

  • Commercial acumen

  • Influencing and negotiation skills

  • Self motivated, highly organized and ability to prioritise

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Equivalent to German 'Arbitur'

  • Fluent in German and English

  • Proficient with excel, power point, word

  • Knowledge in data-basing

  • 10 years post qualification experience within the hospitality industry preferred

Who are we

IHG is one of the largest hotel companies in the world with a family of brands including InterContinental, Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza. There are more than 350,000 people working across nearly 100 countries and territories, encompassing managed, owned and franchised hotels. IHG is listed on the London Stock Exchange and it is a FTSE 100 company. It is headquartered in Denham, Buckinghamshire.

With an award-winning culture, IHG’s employer brand is brought to life through offering employees the ‘Room to be involved’.

At IHG, we promise to recognise you for great work and give you the tools needed to build a successful career with us. You’ll receive a competitive salary, hotel discounts worldwide and have chance to work with a great set of people.

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. 30 minutes, or the Metropolitan or Piccadilly tube lines go to Uxbridge where we provide a free shuttle bus.

We also have free parking on site, a free gym on site, a subsidised restaurant and Starbucks.

But above all, we understand the importance to give you Room to be Yourself

So, what are you waiting for? Apply Now!