Regional Director Plan Review

IHG

About us Bringing True Hospitality to the world. We want to welcome you to a world of bringing True Hospitality to everyone. When you join u

About us

Bringing True Hospitality to the world.

We want to welcome you to a world of bringing True Hospitality to everyone. When you join us at IHG®, you become part of our global family. A welcoming culture of warmth, honesty and a passion for providing True Hospitality.

We pride ourselves on letting your personality and passions shine, recognizing the individual contribution you make and supporting your ambition to learn and create your own career path. In making a difference to our guests and owners, colleagues and communities, every day is a chance to create great and unique experiences, in your own way.

With over 370,000 colleagues in nearly 100 countries sharing our values, there’s countless opportunities at your fingertips.

We’re growing; grow with us.

**ROLE SUMMARY:**

Manage the Plan Review process and documentation for all IHG brands. Manage a team of Plan Review Managers throughout the Americas, who are responsible for deploying the Plan Review process to applicable hotels, consulting with hotel management on construction and property improvements, and documenting hotel performance vs. their individual plan. Review correspondence from managers to franchisees/design team, render decisions on submittal reviews and other requests of franchisees, monitor and control the quality of review letters, and train new Manager of Plan Review. Enforce standards with franchisees and serve as first level of appeal above the Managers of Plan Review.

**Essential Duties & Responsibilities – (Key Activities)**

+ Implement and manage the Plan Review process to ensure that submittal reviews, documentation and reports are completed in a consistent, timely, cost-effective, and professional manner. Ensure all review, project management and territory management are within Brand Standards and Design strategy compliance. Coordinate and resolve any discrepancy with managers for team consistency.

+ Design, implement and maintain a Plan Review process to ensure that evaluations and reports are completed in a consistent, timely and professional manner. Prepare and issue employee communications, in written or oral form, relative to new or changed policies and procedures, department objectives, or standards. Plan and conduct a minimum of two-yearly training events to ensure on-going consistency of the PIP/Plan Review department.

+ Lead the enforcement of assigned brand as the Subject Matter expert for the Plan Review team through cross functional meetings and team training.

+ Manage the Bluebeam notes and team resources for your assigned brand.

+ Responsible to make sure that all construction/renovation milestones are monitored on a pro-active basis and that the Plan Review team is providing information to the NHOP, PIP, Quality, Owner Relations and FPS teams to speed openings or enforcement.

+ Track all ongoing plans, and prepare written reports and/or summaries for management as needed using DPM systems.

+ Operate the unit within budgetary parameters.

+ Coach and develop team members; hire, fire, assess, discipline, document performance, recommend salary and classifications changes. Act as an advisor to subordinate staff to help meet established schedules and/or resolve technical or operational problems. Train new consultants as needed. Travel with direct reports at least twice a year for consistency checking and personal development planning.

+ Manage or participate in special projects as needed.

**REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:**

**Key Skills & Experiences -**

**Education –**

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture, Design, or Construction Management, or a relevant field of work, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

**Experience –**

6 to 10 years progressive work related experience in architecture, design, or construction management, to include experience in hotel industry developing property improvement plans.

**Technical Skills & Knowledge –**

+ Demonstrated project management experience in organizing, planning and executing large-scale projects from conception through implementation.

+ Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills for the purpose of providing information to clients, vendors, senior management and staff.

+ Sound knowledge of computer applications.

+ Demonstrated knowledge of the Company’s license agreement and related regulations.

+ Proficient knowledge of building construction codes (i.e. requirements, etc.).

+ Demonstrated experience in architectural and construction design and renovation for large commercial or industrial facilities.

+ Demonstrated understanding of building codes, performance plans, technical specifications and brand standards for all Company property types.

**WHAT WE OFFER:**

We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including great room discount and superb training.

Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing, and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care, that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve – click here to find out more about us.

At IHG Hotels & Resorts, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. IHG Hotels & Resorts provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to an individual’s, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital or familial status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. IHG is committed to promoting a culture of inclusion where everyone feels safe, respected, and valued. We seek talent from all backgrounds to join our teams and encourage our colleagues to bring their authentic and best selves to work.

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Bringing True Hospitality to the world.

We want to welcome you to a world of bringing True Hospitality to everyone. When you join us at IHG®, you become part of our global family. A welcoming culture of warmth, honesty and a passion for providing True Hospitality.

We pride ourselves on letting your personality and passions shine, recognizing the individual contribution you make and supporting your ambition to learn and create your own career path. In making a difference to our guests and owners, colleagues and communities, every day is a chance to create great and unique experiences, in your own way.

With over 370,000 colleagues in nearly 100 countries sharing our values, there’s countless opportunities at your fingertips.

We’re growing; grow with us.

**ROLE SUMMARY:**

Manage the Plan Review process and documentation for all IHG brands. Manage a team of Plan Review Managers throughout the Americas, who are responsible for deploying the Plan Review process to applicable hotels, consulting with hotel management on construction and property improvements, and documenting hotel performance vs. their individual plan. Review correspondence from managers to franchisees/design team, render decisions on submittal reviews and other requests of franchisees, monitor and control the quality of review letters, and train new Manager of Plan Review. Enforce standards with franchisees and serve as first level of appeal above the Managers of Plan Review.

**Essential Duties & Responsibilities – (Key Activities)**

+ Implement and manage the Plan Review process to ensure that submittal reviews, documentation and reports are completed in a consistent, timely, cost-effective, and professional manner. Ensure all review, project management and territory management are within Brand Standards and Design strategy compliance. Coordinate and resolve any discrepancy with managers for team consistency.

+ Design, implement and maintain a Plan Review process to ensure that evaluations and reports are completed in a consistent, timely and professional manner. Prepare and issue employee communications, in written or oral form, relative to new or changed policies and procedures, department objectives, or standards. Plan and conduct a minimum of two-yearly training events to ensure on-going consistency of the PIP/Plan Review department.

+ Lead the enforcement of assigned brand as the Subject Matter expert for the Plan Review team through cross functional meetings and team training.

+ Manage the Bluebeam notes and team resources for your assigned brand.

+ Responsible to make sure that all construction/renovation milestones are monitored on a pro-active basis and that the Plan Review team is providing information to the NHOP, PIP, Quality, Owner Relations and FPS teams to speed openings or enforcement.

+ Track all ongoing plans, and prepare written reports and/or summaries for management as needed using DPM systems.

+ Operate the unit within budgetary parameters.

+ Coach and develop team members; hire, fire, assess, discipline, document performance, recommend salary and classifications changes. Act as an advisor to subordinate staff to help meet established schedules and/or resolve technical or operational problems. Train new consultants as needed. Travel with direct reports at least twice a year for consistency checking and personal development planning.

+ Manage or participate in special projects as needed.

**REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:**

**Key Skills & Experiences -**

**Education –**

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture, Design, or Construction Management, or a relevant field of work, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

**Experience –**

6 to 10 years progressive work related experience in architecture, design, or construction management, to include experience in hotel industry developing property improvement plans.

**Technical Skills & Knowledge –**

+ Demonstrated project management experience in organizing, planning and executing large-scale projects from conception through implementation.

+ Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills for the purpose of providing information to clients, vendors, senior management and staff.

+ Sound knowledge of computer applications.

+ Demonstrated knowledge of the Company’s license agreement and related regulations.

+ Proficient knowledge of building construction codes (i.e. requirements, etc.).

+ Demonstrated experience in architectural and construction design and renovation for large commercial or industrial facilities.

+ Demonstrated understanding of building codes, performance plans, technical specifications and brand standards for all Company property types.

**WHAT WE OFFER:**

We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including great room discount and superb training.

Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing, and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care, that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve – click here to find out more about us.

At IHG Hotels & Resorts, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. IHG Hotels & Resorts provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to an individual’s, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital or familial status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. IHG is committed to promoting a culture of inclusion where everyone feels safe, respected, and valued. We seek talent from all backgrounds to join our teams and encourage our colleagues to bring their authentic and best selves to work.

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