Join IHG in September 2019 as a Future Leader.
Future Leader is IHG’s accelerated leadership development programme. If you’re committed to a career in hotel management, IHG Future Leader will prepare you for your next step management position in just 12-18 months. The end of the Future Leader programme is only the beginning for you, and one of many exciting milestones in your career with IHG. Check in to possibility with IHG’s Future Leader Programme in Australia.
What you can expect
The IHG Future Leader programme gives you unrivalled hands-on experience of hotel operations and people management. Earning and learning has never looked so good! We know you want to learn fast, so we challenge you by giving you the responsibility of people and operations early on, and support you with access to inspirational leaders, a positive and supportive environment and world-class training. From day one, you’ll feel the welcome, recognition and respect that are all part of working at IHG. You’ll be guided and supported all the way by leaders who are experts in their field, all ready to share their knowledge and passion for hotels and the guest experience with you.
What you’ll need
You’re passionate about people, service and hospitality and you’re looking for a challenging and rewarding accelerated leadership pathway. You’ll have a degree in hospitality from an IHG partner school* OR a hospitality degree plus 6 months’ hotel experience as a supervisor. Or you have the equivalent level of experience – 3 years in hotels and a minimum of 12 months supervisory experience. You are fluent in English. You’ll have the right to work – Australian residency permit or Australian or New Zealand passport. You have demonstrated leadership qualities and are skilled in building relationships. You communicate confidently and seek opportunities to learn and develop. You have strong business acumen, are proactive, show initiative and thrive on a challenge. Does this sound like you? If yes, then Future Leader is for you - are you ready to check in to possibility today?
How long is the Future Leader programme?
Future Leader takes up to 18 months, although if you’re an outstanding candidate it’s possible to graduate within just 12 months.
What you’ll be doing
You’ll be on rotation through the hotel’s operational departments, and spend time in your chosen area of specialisation. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of the key drivers of hotel performance, and how to manage them. As part of your accelerated learning pathway you’ll be challenged to manage a cross departmental project with multiple stakeholders, with responsibility for the project budget and the outcome. You will have the opportunity to make a real impact in the community, as well as make a difference in your own hotel with a hotel project opportunity through IHG’s Responsible Business initiatives.
Joining an IHG Academy Future Leader programme means you’ll be part of IHG and could benefit from:
- Training - Unrivalled access to world-class training, both on-the-job and in the hotel classroom, supported by outstanding coaches and leaders.
- Development - A challenging, rewarding experience which pushes you to reach your highest potential in the shortest possible time. Are you ready for the challenge?
- Support - Your hotel GM will be your personal career mentor, and a member of the hotel executive team will be your personal on-the-job coach. All of this and a welcoming, supportive environment. At IHG peers and colleagues are like family.
- Travel - Daily interaction with colleagues and guests from around the world, and the possibility of international travel as your career progresses, depending on the role and your aspiration!
Where we have opportunities:-
Regional New South Wales
Far North Queensland
*Check our for a list of IHG partner schools
- Job type
- Sydney, Australia
- Starting in
- As soon as possible
- Contract duration