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This is an opportunity to head and shape the global operational talent and resourcing function for a growing luxury hotel management group, redesigning the core processes and tools, and making a strong impact on the successful implementation of the group’s new People Strategy.
The newly created Corporate Director of Talent & Resourcing provides strategic direction and operational leadership to support Kempinski’s growth and business success. It has a strong impact on the successful delivery of the new People strategy introduced by the new VP Human Resources who joined end of 2015. The strategy is geared towards the vision to be the Employer of Choice for talents in luxury hospitality in the markets Kempinski operates in now and in the future, while enabling growth and driving superior business performance through effective people management.
To reach the people vision and support the implementation of the corporate strategy focussed on Quality, Performance and Compliance, the mission for the newly formed HR department is centred on several building blocks:
The Corporate Director of Talent & Resourcing role plays a key role in the design, planning, and implementation of the Employer Branding, Talent attraction, Selection, Talent management and Leadership development strategies for Kempinski as a global group, comprising around 25,000 employees in the current 77 hotels and corporate / regional offices.
The role reports to and works closely with the global VP HR and will start up a small team within the Corporate HR department; additional resources in key regions China and Middle East may be included in the medium term.
Key objectives for the role of Corporate Director of Talent & Resourcing include the following, as part of a multi-year programme to roll out the new global People Strategy:
for Kempinski to be considered an Employer of Choice (Top 5 in the competitive set), through an attractive and clear Employer USP and engaging employer brand marketing, an effective sourcing strategy and engaging candidate experience, and a well designed selection process to recruit the people with the competencies and attitude to deliver the business strategy.
ensure Kempinski develops the talent needed to fill a majority of key positions in its growing business internally, by implementing meaningful development plans and programmes based on to be defined competencies and model career paths, and achieving transparency of talent for senior management and specialist roles through new effective performance management, talent identification, succession planning, and internal mobility processes, supported by a global HR system which is to be implemented.
Additional responsibilities and tasks can be added at any time according to the needs of the business.
The profile of the Corporate Director of Talent & Resourcing includes the following requirements:
Only candidates with Swiss or EU citizenship eligible to apply for a work permit in Switzerland will be considered.
Please send your applications to Claudia Boehling, Director Corporate Human Resources, at firstname.lastname@example.org.