Talent & Development Manager - 9 Month Fixed Term Contract
Corporate Head Quarters
Based in Denham, Buckinghamshire (UB9 5HR)
Do you get a buzz from enabling the talent agenda? Are you looking for your next great role where you’ll grow, flourish and enable others to do the same? If so, we’d love to hear from you.
IHG (Intercontinental Hotels Group) is a global FTSE 100 organisation and we put people at the heart of our business.
We’re looking for a Talent & Development Manager who is passionate about contributing to our regional progress and success to join us on a 9 month fixed term contract.
The role sits in the Talent and Resourcing team at our global headquarters in Denham. As the Talent & Development Manager you’ll be instrumental in bringing the regional Talent and Performance calendar to life.
You’ll work closely with stakeholders to shape, design, deliver and measure talent and development initiatives across the region.
You’ll have a good understanding of the end-to-end talent cycle and will have probably already worked in a matrixed environment.
You’ll certainly appreciate the complexity of a global organisation and enjoy the range of relationships this allows you to build and influence. Partnering with internal stakeholders to ensure talent initiatives meet development needs is a key feature of the role.
If this sounds like the role for you – read on and hit apply, we’re waiting to hear from you!
The Talent and Development Manager supports, designs and delivers the management, performance and development of talent across Europe, ensuring ensure we have a robust talent pipeline for our regional and global functions.
The role is accountable for a range of talent initiatives, such as end to end leadership assessment and development programmes, delivering internal programmes and partnering with external consultants.
This includes participant management, budget management, module delivery, senior leadership stakeholder management and programme reporting and measurement.
Facilitate development programmes
Manage assessment processes
Contribute to the design of management and leadership development learning modules
Support delivery of development centres, from programme management to quarterly participant progress tracking
Deliver 1-1 Hogan and 360 feedback to participants
Support HR Business Partners and managers in the management and implementation of talent action plans, ensuring interventions follow the 70/20/10 model
Manage coaching processes aligned to development programmes
Proactively ensure programmes are delivered within budget
Support ad hoc resourcing projects.
What we’re looking for:
You will have demonstrable experience within a similarly fast-paced, global, commercially-focused corporate environment (e.g. Hospitality, Travel, Retail, TMT, FMCG) with proven experience partnering with HR teams and external consultants.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience delivering talent and development initiatives in a fast-paced business and experience facilitating development sessions for mid-management level.
To be successful you’ll be an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills, and confidence influencing more senior colleagues. You’ll also possess demonstrable initiative, with a passion for thinking creatively to solve problems.
Who are we?
IHG is one of the largest hotel companies in the world, with a family of brands including InterContinental, Indigo, Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza. IHG is certified Top Employer 2018 in the UK by the Top Employers Institute.
We believe the culture at IHG is unique because it’s created by our people and founded on strong values, we believe in True Hospitality for everyone. We want our people to feel great about working at IHG; we give everyone room to be themselves.
IHG employees enjoy a competitive financial and benefits package which include hotel room discounts (available globally) and healthcare support.
We are based in modern offices with around 650 employees based at our corporate Head Office where have parking available 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. 20 – 35 minutes, or the Metropolitan or Piccadilly tube lines go to Uxbridge where we provide a free shuttle bus.
Does this sound like the perfect role for you? If so, please get in touch and make your application today.
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