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Director of Talent & Culture - Saudi Arabian National


Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: RP714-6540

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Be part of shaping the workforce of the brand new Mövenpick Hotel & Residences Riyadh! Showcase your interpersonal and team-building strengths as Director of Talent & Culture and be an ambassador for the extraordinary career opportunities and service culture at your hotel.

What is in it for you:

- Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
- Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21 and GreenGlobe
- Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
- Learning programs through our Academies

What you will be doing:

Reporting to the General Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

- Formulate and recommend policies, procedures and standards pertaining to Recruitment & Selection, Compensation and Benefits, Employee Welfare, Safety and Health, Employee Communication, Industrial Relations, Training and Development, Performance Management and Career Development in accordance with Mövenpick's and Accor's established guidelines as well as national and industry, laws and customs, and ensuring that they are complied with by all departments
- Develop and propose plans relating to present or future manpower requirements of the Hotel to ensure that the Hotel is correctly staffed according to the projected level of business
- Liaise with employment agencies, educational institutions, government bodies etc. for staff and possible sources of recruitment
- Assess and evaluate prospective employees
- Formulate and recommend a sound wage and salary system, which facilitates the attracting and retaining of staff in line with Accor Recognition Kit and KSA labor law
- Identify, prioritize and meet the short and long term training and development needs of the Hotel
- Review the recommendations of staff promotions and career development by respective ExCom/Department Head for the General Manager's approval
- Represent the Hotel in collective bargaining and contact with labor organizations and employee representations
- Oversee the Hotel's employees facilities including employee accommodation, employee locker rooms, rest rooms, and employee restaurant
- Direct the Hotel's employee events and social and recreational activities
- Direct the Hotel's employee recognition programs


Your experience and skills include:

- Minimum 4 years experience in managing Human Resources function in a 5-star hotel / hospitality industry
- Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or related major
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of talent
- Multicultural awareness and ability to work with a diverse community
- Knowledge of local labour law and practices
- Fluency in English, written and spoken

Your team and working environment:

Mövenpick Hotel & Residences is located in the new CDB of Riyadh, next to KAFD and Riyadh Winter Wonderland. Our 5-star Hotel & Residences is perfect for business or leisure travelers seeking genuine Swiss hospitality. Inspired by the Middle Eastern culture we offer 269 sophisticated rooms, suites and 90 spacious residences.

Mövenpick's famous culinary delights are offered in 8 venues all with panoramic city views including our unique outdoor Otium Plaza on the second floor and specialty restaurants on the 15th floor. Our elegant 4,000 sqm meeting and events facilities are ideal for posh weddings, large conferences or corporate meetings.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor's limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality.

About the Company

A caring employer providing respect, training and career development for our employees. An attractive employer offering more than 100 professions across the 5 continents.

We are much more than a world leader. We are 250,000 hoteliers with the same shared passion for welcoming. We take care of millions of guests in our 4,300 addresses and on our digital platforms. As an operator and franchisor (HotelServices), owner and investor (HotelInvest), we invest all our energy into making "Feel Welcome" resonate as the finest hotel promise.

From luxury to economy and in every corner of the globe, AccorHotels'​ more than 20 brands meet all the needs of business and leisure travelers seeking comfort, attention and high-quality services.

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Director salaries in Saudi Arabia

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SAR 40,000

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