Fairmont Director, Talent & Cuture in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Director, Talent & Culture

**At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, we offer our Colleagues and Leaders exciting career paths and engaging work environments in hotels of unrivalled presence. As Director, Talent & Culture , you will model our values of respect, integrity, teamwork and empowerment – and your leadership will facilitate extraordinary careers and lasting memories for your HR and hotel teams.

Hotel Overview: Located just north of the city, Fairmont Riyadh will be part of a new mixed-use development project comprising the hotel, a convention center and commercial real estate space that will house multinational corporations as well as regional companies. The hotel will feature 298 spacious guestrooms, including Fairmont Gold. Guests will enjoy a selection of dining venues as well as spa and fitness facilities. The convention center comprises 4,000 square meters of meeting and function space.

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

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service

  • 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

  • Follow departmental policies and procedures

  • Follow all safety policies

  • Other duties as assigned

Employee Status

Qualifications:

  • Previous human resources leadership experience required

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required

  • University/College degree in a related discipline preferred

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities

  • Highly 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

This position for Saudi National.

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Primary Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia-Riyadh-Fairmont Riyadh

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Senior Leadership / Executive

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Closing Date: 01.Jan.2018, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: RIY00372