Talent and Culture Manager – Raffles at The OWO, Whitehall, London


Talent and Culture Manager – Raffles at The OWO, Whitehall, London

An exceptional opportunity presents itself for a Talent and Culture Manager to be part of an iconic London Opening. The landmark Old War Office located in historic Whitehall, is being transformed into an iconic Raffles ultra-luxury hotel and deluxe residences.

Reporting into the Director of Talent & Culture, you will work to establish a strong pre-opening team that will help to make the opening of this iconic hotel an undeniable success.  Post-opening you will ensure that each touch point of the Talent experience is proactively managed and reflects the spirit of the Raffles brand and its legendary service culture.

Specifically as the Talent and Culture Manager:

  • You will oversee the day to day operation of Talent & Culture Department as well as play a critical role in the implementation of the hotel’s human resources strategy.
  • You will assess organisational needs and implement strategies in the areas of employee relations, compensation and benefits, recognition and development, administration and colleague wellness.
  • You must be able to develop and maintain effective relationships with both internal and external stakeholders and consistently offer professional, genuine and engaging service.
  • You will promote positive colleague relations through an environment that encourages open communication, trust, mutual respect and continuous feedback.
  • You will be an effective communicator, who adheres to both legal/statutory responsibilities and Company Policies and procedures.

What are we looking for?

  • An individual who has strong leadership skills with a hands on approach, leading and inspiring from the front.
  • An individual who is organised and possess good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • An individual who is innovative and creative!  This is an opportunity to bring new ideas to the table as we together build an environment in which our colleagues will be able to thrive.
  • An individual who thrives under pressure.
  • An individual who enjoys developing others whether it is members of our own team, other Managers, Management Trainees, Interns and Apprentices.
  • An individual who understands the importance of Compliance and gets it right every time.
  • An individual who is tech savvy.
  • An individual who is passionate about the hospitality industry, art and culture, heritage and history, you will be driven to deliver excellence in our guest experience, and develop and mentor Talent.
  • An individual who is fully CIPD qualified and if you have previous opening experience that’s a plus!

What are we offering?

  • You will be offered a competitive salary
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates at Accor worldwide
  • Worldwide development opportunities across Accor’s extensive brand portfolio

Plus whatever benefits you will create together with the Director of Talent & Culture

Apply here.