Talent & Culture Manager (Human Resources)


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: RP714-7678

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Talent & Culture Manager

At Sofitel hotels, people are at the heart of everything we do! Showcase your enthusiasm, communication & interpersonal strengths to bring your passion for the employee experience to life through all facets of human resources.

What is in it for you:

- Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
- Learning programs through our Academies and the opportunity to earn qualifications while you work
- Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world
- Ability to make a difference in the local community through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

What you will be doing:

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

- Lead and oversee the day to day operation of the Human Resources Department as well as play a critical role in the implementation of the hotel's human resources strategy
- Assess organizational needs, develop aligned human resource solutions and implement strategies in the areas of employee relations, compensation and benefits, recognition, administration and Colleague wellness
- Promote positive Colleague relations through an environment that encourages open communication, trust, mutual respect and fun
- Assist Departmental Leaders and Senior Managers with the development of specific action plans to address issues and concerns identified in Colleague feedback
- Effectively manage the annual human resource budget
- Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
- Handle all union grievances; investigations and is the hotel lead in union negotiations
- Follow departmental policies and procedures
- Follow all health and safety policies


Your experience and skills include:

- Previous human resources leadership experience required in a 5 star luxury hotel
- Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required, knowledge with Oasys and Edocs system
- University/College degree in a related discipline preferred
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
- Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
- Highly ethical, responsible & reliable
- Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
- Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
- Knowledge of UAE Labour Law and practices.
- Up-to-date on HR trends and practices in the market.
- Highly ethical, responsible & reliable.

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. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor.

Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

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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