Hotel Procurement Solutions Manager – Hotel Procurement Solutions TeamBased 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 Hotel Procurement Solutions Team are searching for a pro-active Hotel Procurement Solutions Manager to join their team. You''ll be working alongside a fantastic team and join one of the biggest hotel companies in the world at our beautiful Head Quarters in Denham!
Does this sound interesting? If so, read on!
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.
This role is predominantly focused on the buying programme in regions across our hotel networks and support the optimisation of buying platform in region for hotels and owners for hotel deals put in place by category team.
Additionally, you will support the management and development of owner relationships in region.
Increase hotel adoption of buying programmes in region
Provide compliance to hotel programmes within both CMH and Franchise hotels within regions
Monitor owner satisfaction within regions
Provide input into growth strategies and adoption within region
Support the optimisation of buying platform within regions for hotels and owners for hotel deals put in place by the category team
Manage and track compliance to buying programmes within regions and across the hotel network.
What we’re looking for:You will have strong influencing and negation skills to collaborate with key stakeholders internally and externally, to drive results.
To be successful in this role, you’ll have strong communication skills as you’ll be speaking to important external and internal stakeholders and so excellent relationship management and presenting skills are essential and ideally.
Ideally, you’ll have experience delivering operational hotel programmes and a knowledge of procurement techniques including buying techniques coupled with previous hotel industry experience.
There is an expectation you are able to travel when required, although this will not be a lot and will be predominantly travel within the UK and Europe.
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