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Area Director of Human Resources

Company: Highgate Hotels
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Highgate Hotels

Highgate is a leading real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in major U.S. gateway cities including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu, with a growing Caribbean and Latin America footprint. The hospitality forward company provides expert guidance through all stages of the property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate has a proven record of developing its diverse portfolio of bespoke lifestyle hotel brands, legacy brands, and independent hotels and resorts with contemporary programming and digital acumen. The company utilizes industry-leading revenue management tools that efficiently identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive outperformance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in New York, Chicago, Dallas, London, Miami, and Seattle. www.highgate.com .


The Area Director of Human Resources is expected to influence and partner with senior business executives worldwide to ensure the talent pipeline is best able to support the objectives of the business and the organization. As a critical member of the leadership team, the ADHR must collaborate with the business to ensure that organization is creating an environment of high ethical standards, strong governance and compliance mind-set, and open communications that support the organization's core values. closely with the senior leadership team on human capital related resources, activities, trends, and initiatives.


- Lead a transformational HR organization built on openness, transparency, and meritocracy that initiates and develops excellent relationships with key line executives. Develop a strong understanding of the organization's key business drivers and the dynamics of the business.
- Capability to manage multiple hotel locations in accordance to Company demand.
- Demonstrate a strong results-orientation and ensure an environment of high standards for performance, where team members feel valued and respected. Build and shape a "best-in-class" human resources organization - a lean, but highly valued function with a talented bench and team organization.
- Establish and implement HR initiatives that effectively communicate and support the organization's vision and strategic direction. Develop HR plans and strategies to support the achievement of the overall business objectives.
- Identify coaching opportunities for executive, management, and employee development.
- Build succession plans.
- Champion and articulate Communicate why a specific change initiative is important for optimal success within Highgate.
- Develop and support strategies for recruiting, hiring, staffing, training, developing, integrating, assessing, motivating, and retaining skilled talent across the corporation.
- Create and implement practices that establish and maintain high levels of team member engagement and commitment. Employ processes that ensure that behaviors inconsistent with the values of the company are dealt with in a professional and diplomatic manner.
- Lead an HR function that promotes the alignment of workforce performance with corporate objectives; optimally delivering support through the use of technology and business partner mentality; understanding employee concerns through employee surveys and focus groups; and, educating employees regarding changes in human resources policies and benefits in support of improving organizational effectivness.

Keywords: Highgate Hotels, Honolulu , Area Director of Human Resources, Human Resources , Honolulu, Hawaii

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