Manager– Corporate Planning -Global Strategy Team
Based in Denham, Buckinghamshire Corporate Head Office (UB9 5HR)
As one of our Corporate Planning Managers in this newly created high-profile team, you will support the Executive Committee and Senior Leadership team with the development of a top-down corporate plan, for global brand teams, regions and key functional groups within an award-winning FTSE 100 business.
Reporting to a Director of Corporate Planning, this is an ideal opportunity to experience how the whole business works collaboratively to achieve Corporate Goals.
Key responsibilities, accountabilities and influences:
• You will work with your respective Director to deliver sound annual and 3-year top-down plans to a variety of Business Units (Finance, HR, Legal & Corporate Responsibility, Communications, Commercial, Technical, Brand & Marketing etc.) across the Globe
• Supporting various strategic projects, you will create analytical frameworks and financial models, communicating outputs to senior stakeholders.
• By analysing and documenting industry intel, market trends, competitor activity you will inform and influence the strategic direction of the organization
• Through the facilitation of planning sessions with your respective business units you will ensure key deadlines and milestones from the Corporate Plan are being met
• You will carry out the scoping, resourcing and mobilisation on approved strategic initiatives
You may currently be supporting in a Corporate Planning team and be looking for your next step to own your part of the strategic direction of a FTSE 100 company. Alternatively, you may have commenced your career in consultancy or professional services firm and now be eager to contribute to the full cycle of strategic activities for one orgnisation.
Whatever your current experience, you will be passionate about hospitality, and setting and executing strategic direction and plans in a large multi-brand company.
You will be able to demonstrate where your ability to use analytical frameworks and analyse markets, trends, performance etc. has supported the delivery of agreed corporate goals.
Having previously worked collaboratively with a variety of business areas, you will be comfortable interfacing with senior leaders you will be keen to expand your influences across a Global network.
Highly numerate with strong commercial acumen and a consumer mindset, analysing external influences and utilising your ability to translate these to commercial impacts will be both exciting and rewarding to you.
The InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) is one of the largest hotel companies in the world with a family of brands including InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express and Crowne Plaza. There are more than 350,000 people working across nearly 100 countries and territories, encompassing managed, owned and franchised hotels.
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 set us apart from competitors:
• Do the right thing
• Show we care
• Aim higher
• Celebrate difference
• Work better together
IHG have been certified as a Top Employer in the UK by the Top Employers Institute.
As an IHG employee, you will enjoy a competitive financial and benefits package including hotel room discounts (available globally) and healthcare support.
Corporate Head Office has ample free parking available, a free gym on site, a subsidised restaurant and Starbucks.
Our picturesque office in Denham, Buckinghamshire is easily accessible on the A4/M40. Alternatively, many of our employees commute from London – there are regular trains from London Marylebone taking approx. 20 – 35 minutes, or the Metropolitan or Piccadilly tube lines go to Uxbridge where we provide a free shuttle bus.
We would welcome your application if you feel that this opportunity could be the ideal next step for you.
You must meet the legal requirements to apply for this job.
If you have any queries then please contact Ann Brice,
- Job type
- Denham, United Kingdom
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- As soon as possible