IHG Director of Human Resources - Crowne Plaza Doha - West Bay in Qatar, Qatar


What's your passion? Whether you're into tennis, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.

At the moment we're looking for a Director of Human Resources to join our energetic, enthusiastic and passionate team at Crowne Plaza Doha - West Bay .

This role reports directly to the General Manager , Crowne Plaza Doha - West Bay. Under the guidance and supervision of the General Manager or delegate and within the limits of established InterContinental Hotels Group policies and procedures, implements Human Resource policies and procedures.

The key responsibilities are:

  • Familiarizes and enforces local HR policies and procedures

  • Liaises with individuals outside the hotel including, but not limited to, Union representatives, attorneys, applicants, government officials, colleges and universities, competitors and other members of the local community

  • Manage the Human Resource Department, ensuring compliance with all Corporate, area and hotel policies and procedures; and current local and government regulations pertaining to employment practices

  • Ensures clear lines of communication exist to disseminate information affecting employer - employee relations, employee activities and hotel policies and programmes

  • Prepares and submits periodic reports for management's use in accordance with Corporate and government requirements, such as turnover reports, personnel inventories, absenteeism reports, health and safety, accident reports etc.

  • Maintains and updates files on employee records, legal documents and other Personnel matters, efficiently and confidentiality

  • Develops and implements recruiting and screening systems and procedures in order to attract qualified candidates for position vacancies

  • Monitors the administration of the Performance Appraisal Programme and acts in an advisory capacity to hotel department heads on the process

  • Participates in the IHG Management Development and Succession Planning process by recommending candidates as appropriate.

  • Regularly analyses hotel manpower requirements and recommends selection and development activities to meet those requirements.

  • Contributes to the development and implementation of improved methods of work and better utilisation of staff in all areas

  • Counsels Colleagues as needed in areas such as Career Planning, Training and Development, Employee Relations and Legal issues related to personnel

  • Implements and monitors an effective Employee Relations and Welfare programme in the hotel

  • Ensures all staff facilities are maintained in good order and meet hotel's cleanliness standards

  • Reviews hotel benefits and compensation levels in comparison with service sector competitors and makes recommendations to ensure the hotel remains competitive within the local employment market as appropriate

Ideally you will be:

Educated to a degree level or above.

Minimum of 5 years senior HR experience within complex environments.

Preferred candidates will be able to demonstrate a strong understanding/experience of Hotel Operations in a multi-cultural environment, experience of working with metrics and measurement to drive HR improvement and evaluate effectiveness of initiatives.

Ultimately, you will be able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication in English. The ideal candidate will be a self starter with the ability to understand the business and link the business environment to the HR agenda; have a high level of Drive for results; will be adaptable and flexible with the ability to build relationships and gain trust and support of senior managers; strong planner and organizer with attention to detail and posses a high level of integrity to lead by example and gain respect of peers and colleagues.

In return, we'll give you a competitive benefits package including Salary, Insurance among otherbenefits and the opportunity to progress your career with IHG. You'll have the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you Room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please apply on-line and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to IHG.

To find out more about us or any other jobs with IHG please look at www.ihg.com/careers


Job: Spa & Recreation

Location: Qatar-Qatar

Requisition ID: DOH002829