Descripción de la oferta
Senior Director, Brand Talent Consulting
OUR TEAM. The
Brand Talent team is a group of strategists who consult on and deliver
brand-specific solutions that help our 30 individual brands to build and
activate their brand identity and fulfill differentiated service propositions
through talent, service and culture. As a result, our work supports our mission
to create raving brand fans for life. We serve as business partners to our
brands and are typically the first/central point of contact in identifying
potential brand-specific talent and culture solutions, to then serve as a
liaison between the brands and the HR organization in bringing the work to
Our work is based on the belief that our people are everything and supremely critical to expressing brand identity and fulfilling our brand promises to our customers.
ROLE. The Senior Director, Brand Talent Consulting
is a key partner to a segment of our brand leaders in identifying needs and bringing
solutions to life as they relate to talent, service and culture.
This position reports to the with the Vice President, Brand Talent. Core responsibilities include providing strategic HR consultation to the brands and delivering brand initiatives; managing a portfolio of brand-specific work; acting as a project manager on brand-specific projects and initiatives; and driving strategic planning around brand-specific talent and management needs and monitoring efforts designed to fulfill those needs.
Strategic Consulting. The senior director serves in an internal consulting capacity to an assigned segment of brands by anticipating and identifying HR business opportunities and challenges, to be then met with strategies that align and support the overall growth strategies of brands. This includes translating brand needs into the design and development of unique talent, culture and service solutions.
Managing HR Brand Projects & Initiatives. In addition to providing strategic consultation, senior brand talent team members are responsible for proactively identifying and scoping talent work during business planning and annual budgeting processes. This is accomplished by reviewing all brand initiatives, identifying HR opportunities, and then coordinating with the various HR COEs for input and cost estimates. As with all efforts, the senior director also has a key role in looking for opportunities to create efficiencies across brands or deliverables. Once scoped, the senior director oversees the effective design and development for HR components of programs. Once developed, the senior director will also ensure successful deployment and implementation of strategies in close partnership and collaboration with other team members (e.g., continents, COEs, brands, operations).
Solutions may span Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Learning, and Organizational Capability; as such, the senior director is critical in bringing together the relevant HR departments and right resources.
Learning Advisor: As much of brand talent’s work can be in the learning space, this role is critical in championing learning work with brand stakeholders as well as ensuring alignment on deliverables, progress, and feedback across L+D and brand. This requires a strong partnership with the L+D brand development team to develop learning strategies, scope potential learning work, triage and resolve issues related to L+D directly with brand and L+D stakeholders.
Stakeholder Management: As a senior director, this role requires significant stakeholder management within the Brand organization, HR organization, Global Operations and continent teams.
4-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 8 years’ experience in human resources, brand management, business consulting or related professional area OR, an MBA degree from an accredited university; 6 years’ experience in human resources, brand management, business consulting or related professional area. Lodging/hospitality industry knowledge strongly preferred.
Top candidates will bring a background and prior experiences that reflect strengths in the following competency areas:
- Managing Change - Initiates and/or manages the change process and energizes it on an ongoing basis, taking steps to remove barriers or accelerate its pace; serves as role model for how to handle change by maintaining composure and performance level under pressure or when experiencing challenges.
- Strategy Development & Execution - Develops business plans by exploring and systematically evaluating opportunities with the greatest potential for producing positive results; ensures successful preparation and execution of business plans through effective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes.
- Driving for Results - Sets high standards of performance; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required.
- Tipo de oferta de empleo
- A tiempo completo
- Bethesda, MD, United States
- Recursos Humanos
- Fecha de incorporación
- Lo antes posible