B  F  Saul Company

Corporate Director of Human Resources

Bethesda, MD, us

Company: B F Saul Company

Category: HR & recruitment

Published on 2021-10-21 19:19:12

B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group is the hospitality subsidiary of a private real estate group located in the Washington, DC area. Founded in 1892, the B. F. Saul Company has a proud tradition of consistent growth and financial strength. The Hospitality Group operates a portfolio of business class hotels that are branded under franchise agreements with Intercontinental Hotels Group, Marriott International, and Hilton. The properties are fully owned by the B. F. Saul organization and we employ a team of 1,100 enthusiastic hospitality professionals. The Corporate Director of Human Resources is primarily responsible for partnering with the Vice President of Human Resources to implement HR programs and projects across B. F. Saul Hospitality Group to include change initiatives, talent development, workforce analytics, retention and engagement, and employee relations. This individual will partner with leadership and hotels on new and existing program delivery along with encouraging HR activities and behaviors that encourage high-performing teams. They will also work on supporting addressing strategic aspects such as proactively creating solutions to organizational challenges and driving innovation. The Corporate Director of Human Resources must possess a strong passion and affinity for the human resources profession and be a team player with an engaging and approachable style. This individual must possess professional and personal agility and flexibility, combined with strong analytical and strategic problem-solving skills. Having the ability to collaborate while at the same time having the initiative to drive for results is key. This individual will be hands-on, highly results-oriented, driven, focused, and able to balance multiple priorities and issues. This individual reports to the Vice President of Human Resources and works closely with the corporate and hotel leadership teams to drive the desired results through people strategies. Duties & Responsibilities • Embrace and demonstrate B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group’s mission and values in daily interactions by fostering an environment of a service culture committed to service excellence • Generate ideas, implement and communicate internal branding programs to ensure mission and values are carried through in hotels • Work with VP Human Resources and Corporate Hospitality Leadership Group to continuously evaluate the effectiveness of employment branding communication avenues and make recommendations for change as appropriate • Implement and follow up on team member surveys • Work in conjunction with VP Human Resources and Corporate Hospitality Team on leading recruitment for senior team members of the Hospitality Group • Work in conjunction with VP Human Resources and Corporate Hospitality Team on enhancing onboarding program and experience of all new hires including creating and communicating orientation and onboarding expectations • Work in conjunction with VP Human Resources and Corporate Hospitality Team to develop training programs for Hospitality Group team members that enhance tactical, managerial, and professional skills • Assist in creation of and implementation of leadership based training programs • Work in concert with the VP Human Resources, corporate hospitality leadership and field-based personnel to develop and implement behavioral and developmental training programs that aid in the fulfillment of the Hotel Division Mission Statement • Assist in formulating policies and procedures to ensure sound HR business practices • Ensure proper communication to property Human Resources teams Develop and implement recognition opportunities • Coach management when necessary on individual HR issues, performance problems, disciplinary procedures and promotions. Provides advice and options in solving problems and coaches as appropriate within area of designated responsibility • Provide support and guidance to property Human Resources teams on HR-related issues • Gather and communicate best practices to field HR team • Develop positive partnerships with Corporate business functions to drive results • Manage multiple priorities in a dynamic, changing environment • Execute HR responsibilities in a timely and quality manner • Undertakes special projects on behalf of Human Resources as directed • Other assigned duties as requested JOB REQUIREMENTS (SKILLS /ABILITIES): • Knowledge of employment regulations and administrative requirements • Experience with change management and employee communications a plus • Excellent oral and written communications; the ability to produce written communication; speak comfortably to people one-on-one, in small groups and to large audiences. Must have ability to listen with empathy • Have the ability to listen fairly and objectively and promote action based on the organization’s mission and values of past practices • High level of business acumen; Have the business skills necessary to understand how the human resources function fits into the organization’s strategic plans as it moves forward • Strong work ethic and professional focus; the willingness to commit the time needed for success and to work smart towards company objectives • Technology competence with HRIS software and programs • High level of personal integrity, discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality • Team-oriented personality; the ability to work effectively to accomplish performance goals and objectives • Ability to handle multiple problems at once, keep files and records organized and in compliance and manage time effectively • Demonstrated excellence in communications, problem-solving skills and process improvement • Ability to use independent judgment to solve people and organizational issues • Demonstrated ability to stay positive and motivated in a growing, challenging and changing environment • Ability to interface and influence at all levels of the organization EXPERIENCE: • 5-8 years of progressive Human Resources experience • Prior business partner support strongly preferred • Multi-unit experience in hotels is a plus • People management and project management experience highly desirable • Previous hotel management or hotel human resources experience highly desirable EDUCATION: • A Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources or related field required evidence of continued education and development in current trends and issues in the industry and human resources leadership and management Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
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