Fairmont Director, Human Resources in United States

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Director, Human ResourcesAt Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, we offer our Colleagues and Leaders exciting career paths and engaging work environments in hotels of unrivalled presence. As Director, Human Resources, 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:

Situated atop the scenic bluffs overlooking Santa Monica Beach, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows is just a stone's throw away from some of Southern California’s best attractions including Santa Monica Pier and its historic carousel as well as Third Street Promenade -- famous for its fine restaurants, live entertainment, movie theatres, shopping, local artists' scene and a weekly farmer’s market.

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

  • Handle all union grievances; investigations and is the hotel lead in union negotiations

  • Follow departmental policies and procedures

  • Follow all safety policies

  • Other duties as assigned

Employee Status

Qualifications:

  • Previous human resources leadership experience required in a union environment

  • 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

Visa Requirements:

All Candidates must be in possession of identification proving authorization to work in the United States as defined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA).

This Position does not offer sponsorship of Work Visas. Resumes submitted that cannot fulfill these requirements will not be considered.

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!

The Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/M/F/V/D

Primary Location: United States-Santa Monica-Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Senior Leadership / Executive

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Closing Date: Ongoing

Req ID: MIR00961