Assistant Training Manager - Abu Dhabi
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Assistant Training Manager
The iconic St. Regis brand extends its legacy to Abu Dhabi. The first St Regis hotel in Middle-East is now open. The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort’s air of mystique is created by thoughtful Mediterranean architecture and a contemporary interior design, which is further enhanced by an intelligent use of natural products and elements. This calming ambience flows through the food and beverage outlets that provide sumptuous meals and refreshing drinks all the way to one of the largest function facilities in the region.
Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with over 1073 properties in 100 countries and operates in addition to the St Regis the Luxury Collection, W, Westin, Le Méridien, Sheraton, Four Points by Sheraton, Aloft and Element brands.
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St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort is located at the tip of the Saadiyat Island, a beautiful natural island just 20 minutes from Abu Dhabi International airport and 7 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi. St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort is destined to become the address of choice for discerning, well-travelled connoisseurs.
The resort features 377 guestrooms, all with private terraces with panoramic views of the turquoise Arabian Gulf. The 3000 square metre Regal Ballroom is designed for the grandest gatherings while additional 4 meeting rooms support the ballroom.
Culinary excellence comes in the form of 55&5TH, a classic new York style grill and lounge restaurant that carries as it’s name the very first St Regis hotel’s New York address. OLEA, with 178 covers and Mediterranean cuisine, is the hotels main restaurant with both indoor and alfresco dining options. SONTAYA, a Southeast Asian glass-walled pavilion restaurant and TURQUIZ, a beach front seafood restaurant complete the exquisite dining opportunities at the St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort. The MANHATTAN LOUNGE and THE DRAWING ROOM provide venues for relaxing and light snacks and beverages.
Assistant Training Manager will be responsible for coordinating the departmental trainers as well as analysing training needs together with the Training Manager. Sourcing and developing training materials and courses is required. Using his/her influencing skills to ensure that training function at St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort is a strong partner to the operations and other departments. Follow-up and track attendance on training courses and communicate effectively to ensure highest attendance at all learning and development opportunities is maintained. Assistant Training Manager will also be responsible for tracking the municipality and Health & Safety training requirements.
Successful candidate will have previous experience from a 5* hotel training department and strong training facilitation skills. Ability to turn guest feedback and business plans into training strategy is something we look for.
In addition, we search for a candidate with good understanding of multi-cultural leaning styles and adult learning theories. Good admin skills and English proficiency are needed in order to be successful in this role.
Previous Starwood experience would be an asset – either from within training or operations.