IHG Director, Business Partner Commercial & Technology in Atlanta, Georgia
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Do you see
yourself as a Director, BusinessPartner Commercial & Technology ?
your passion? Whether you're into tennis, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're
interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care
and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests
at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this
to join our friendly and professional team.
IHG Americas’ Regional Corporate Office is centrally located at
the beautiful Ravinia Complex just outside Atlanta’s Perimeter (I-285),
offering a convenient commute from all areas of Metro Atlanta. In addition to
being easily accessible from all major highways, the complex provides a free
shuttle service between the office, the nearby Perimeter Mall and MARTA train
station for alternative commuting options during business hours. Our office
complex offers many amenities and personal conveniences, including and on-site
dry cleaner, private health club, wellness center and restaurants. Atlanta,
situated near the North Georgia Mountains, has something for everyone, world
class educational institutions, interactive venues, historical sites, beautiful
performing arts facilities, professional sports teams – Braves, Falcons, and
Hawks, and is home to unique venues including CNN, the Georgia Aquarium, The
King Center, World of Coca-Cola, The Carter Center, High Museum of Art,
and Zoo Atlanta.
Procurement and Cost Efficiency is a dynamic team with global
reach. We nurture and develop strategic relationships with our supply base,
enabling us to maximize value for IHG and our Owners. We partner internally to
bring commerciality across our business and directly support the delivery of
our Brand programs. We are strategic in our view, with fast-paced execution.
It’s an exciting place to be, where you will no doubt learn a lot and be able
to make a real impact!
of a Procurement Business Partner is to be a change agent by using consultative
skills to provide professional procurement advice to senior leaders on their
business objectives, challenges and strategy. A Procurement Business Partner's
essence is helping the business be better at what they do, deliver
opportunities and creating value for all parties. The purpose of this role
is to partner with the Commercial & Technology (C&T) organization's
senior leadership team to focus on commercial & technology strategy,
leading change and efficiency projects, playing an advisory role to executives
and their teams, and being the primary representative for the
To provide appropriate andcredible senior level commercial challenge and guidance up to andincluding EVP, SVP and VP levels to drive sustainable improvement inprocurement and cost efficiency
Responsible for providingexternal insight and innovation to senior stakeholders.
Responsible for supportingstrategic functional corporate programs to deliver margin benefit andoperating efficiency.
To communicate to both internaland external stakeholders to understand and clarify procurement needs sothat expectations can be met and exceeded.
Partner with procurementcategory management teams to embed strategic initiatives across thebusiness & ensure procurement processes are understood and leveraged
Partner with the business todrive cost consciousness & improvement
Degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Statistics, or a relevant field of
work, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
experience in Technology, IT, Procurement, Consulting, and/or Supply
Chain Management in a global company (hospitality / brand / franchise
environment a plus)
Technical Knowledge and Experience
Influence & negotiationskills to collaborate with key stakeholders, internally and externally, todrive results
Ability to lead commercial andstrategic discussions
Mix of business understandingand expertise in procurement techniques and best practice
Experience in procurementbusiness partnering in a global organization
Ability to navigate, influenceand manage change in a matrix organization
Deep strategic understanding ofglobal business and hospitality industry dynamics; effective atidentifying broader business trends and creating timely response withinIHG
Experience leadingcross-functional teams and engaging with senior leadership across a matrixorganization
Understanding of indirectprocurement
Commercial skills to facilitatedecision making and advice
Ability to deploy novelapproaches based on external thinking
Ability to sustain high impact,trusted relationships
20% travel required
You must have the legal right to work in this country
we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which includes
healthcare and dental coverage, disability and life insurance, and a matched
401(k) program . Hotel discounts
worldwide are available as well as the chance to work with a great team of
people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.
your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your
individual skills to IHG by clicking "Apply Online".
IHG is an
equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans
Job: Procurement & Supply Chain
Requisition ID: R146057