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Sought position:
Director of human resources
Ref ID: n°49897
Town: Saint Martin
Country : Saint Martin
Contract type: Long term contract
Contract start date : Dès que possible
Salary: selon expérience
Experience: experienced
Training course prepared:

Job status: Manager
Job category: Management / Human resources
Accomodation: Hébergement à l'hôtel durant la période d'essai
Online since 2019/04/12
This job position is still available for the week of 2019-04-22

Belmond La Samanna

Number of rooms and suites: 83
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La Samanna is looking for...

Director of human resources (M/F)


The Human Resources Director is responsible for the short and long-term planning and management of the Human Resources and Learning & Development function in Belmond La Samanna and ensures consistency of approach in Compensation & Benefits, Staffing, Learning & Development and ongoing issues related to the business units and labour relations.

Working in a matrix structure with multiple stakeholders, the Human Resources Director will work with the executive committee and business unit teams to execute on HR strategies and initiatives to achieve and maintain Belmond’s strategic objectives and plan. The Human Resources Director promotes a strong collaboration between Belmond La Samanna and the local communities on St Martin.


HR Strategy, Leadership and Coordination

  • Responsible for planning, implementing, and directing HR programs and projects to align with global HR initiatives and objectives
  • Prepare and manage the resort’s HR budget and ensure fiscal management of expenses within the approved budget
  • Ensure an up-to-date knowledge of industry developments, and monitor current trends, practices and systems to make recommendations for improvements
  • Provide quarterly information and reports on data such as staff turnover, stability etc.
  • Attend the resorts meetings as required
  • Organize employee engagement events and activities
  • Build up a strong network with other local HR professionals, labour department, work council, tourism board etc.
Compensation & Benefits

  • Responsible for the wage/salary structure and pay practices/policies
  • Oversee and manage pay systems within the resort including bonuses and salary increases; monitor pay systems for effectiveness and cost containment
  • Lead competitive market research to establish pay practices and pay bands that help to recruit and retain superior staff
  • Ensure legal compliance with current applicable legislation regarding minimum wage, overtime, working hours etc.

  • Establish and lead the recruiting and hiring practices and procedures necessary to recruit, hire and retain the resort’s workforce
  • Manage the recruitment of all level candidat(e)s
  • Support the company talent frameworks including performance management, succession planning etc.
Employee Relations & Compliance

  • Be the first point of contact for all employees at the resort
  • Handle employee relations and compliance issues including SpeakUp investigations and other employee issues
  • Assure compliance with various governmental regulations and stay informed of current local legislation that impact employees and employers
  • Ensure HR Audits are completed, and outstanding issues are addressed and aligned on with Finance
  • Ensure compliance with brand guidelines, brand service culture guidelines, etc

The ideal candidat(e) will have:

  • Experience in a similar Leadership role in HR for a minimum of 5 years, preferably in the hospitality industry
  • Experience within an international luxury chain is highly desirable
  • HR experience in the Caribbean (desirable)
  • Expert knowledge of Human Resources laws, French labour law, labour unions, policies/procedures
  • Strong skills in negotiation, delegation, influencing, conflict resolution, collaboration and investigations
  • Fluent in English & French

Set besides St. Martin's finest beach, lapped by the Caribbean Sea, Belmond La Samanna Resort and Spa is the ultimate luxury resort. Constantly ranked among the Caribbean's top ten hotel retreats, it is a garden paradise in which to enjoy an al fresco massage or lie in a hammock, lulled by the waves.

As at all Belmond Hotels, dining out is a real occasion with wines from the state-of-the-art cellar. Take a sunset cruise around the island or head into toçwn to enjoy the vibrant local scene. There's always a touch of romance and gaiety in the air : La Samanna is a natural host to weddings and other celebrations.

Recent renovations include beautifully updated guestrooms as well as two restaurants that gracefully complement the Beach Bar.

Accomodations and amenities :

Total of 83 accomodations and 8 villas, all with Ocean view.
- Two pools
- Spa (6 treatment rooms)
- Fully equipped fitness studio
- 3 lighted tennis courts
- Welcome amenity
- Wireless internet access
- Business center
- Art galery with permanent exhibition
- 24 hours room service
- Complimentary daily New York time Digest (in several languages)

Dining at Belmond La Samanna :

Breakfast at Interlude, outdoor terrace, overlooking the beach and the main pool
Lunch at the Beach Bar, casual dining place with great view on the Caribbean Sea and Saba island
Dinner at Treillis, outdoor seating with spectacular view on Bay Longue beach or indoor for cooler ambiance
Dinner at La Cave, seated among thousands of great bottles of wines, perfect place for a private dinner
Drinks at Bay Longue Bar, located in the main building, opened from 10am until midnight.



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