Director, Business Reputation and Responsibility (BRR) Learning & Development
Based in Corporate Head Quarters in Denham (UB9 5HR)
We have a purpose to create Great Hotels Guest Love through delivering our brand promise of True Hospitality for everyone.
We know there’s no one quite like you, your talents, dreams and interests make you who you are and that’s what we want at IHG.
The Business Reputation and Responsibility (BRR) team are searching for an experienced Director of Learning & Development (L&D) to join their team, reporting to the VP Risk & Control Advisory. Our BRR team is responsible for Governance, Risk, Compliance and Legal.
The role will involve directing the team’s L&D approach, aligning all pillars to one single L&D agenda. This role will not be delivering training; it will focus more on the overall L&D plan for the department.
You’ll provide consultation and coaching to Governance, Risk, Compliance and Legal specialists, enabling them to meet annual goals and build capability across hotel and corporate colleagues.
You will be responsible for budgets, processes, systems, external vendors, measurement, and delivery calendars to optimise effectiveness and efficiency.
Representing BRR, you will work with other L&D specialist in our global, regional and functional teams, to influence IHG’s strategic approach to L&D across the business.
• Setting the commercial plan for the delivery of the department’s L&D.
• Consulting with internal and external L&D providers.
• Monitoring and investigating opportunities for continuous enhancement of L&D capabilities.
• Providing periodic updates on strategic execution to internal stakeholders.
Who are we?
You may not have heard of IHG, but the chances are you aware of our brands! IHG is one of the largest hotel companies in the world, with a family of brands including InterContinental, Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza.
We believe the culture at IHG is unique as it’s created by our People and founded on strong values. These values are our Winning Ways and they are a set of beliefs and behaviours that are important to us and our customers – that’s one of the reasons why we’ve been certified as a Top Employer UK 2018 by the Top Employers Institute.
What we’re looking for:
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 10 year’s relevant industry or post-qualification experience. This will include experience in L&D delivery within a complex and dynamic business environment.
Similarly, you’ll be able to grasp complex business issues and develop and present innovative and practical solutions. As well as an operational understanding of governance, risk and compliance and its practical application in complex organisations (including third party arrangements).
You will have proven experience in the design and delivery of effective L&D and recent experience of a similar role in a large organisation.
You will have excellent facilitation and presentation skills, including the ability to impact and influence senior management.
Why work for IHG?
At IHG, you enjoy a competitive financial and benefits package which will include healthcare support and hotel room discounts. We also have free parking 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. 30 minutes, or the Metropolitan or Piccadilly tube lines go to Uxbridge where we provide a free shuttle bus.
But most of all… we’ll give you room to be yourself!
Hit apply if you think you have the skills we’re looking for!
- Job type
- Fulltime job
- Denham, United Kingdom
- Starting in
- As soon as possible