Learning & Development Manager – Hong Kong Tung Chung SH – Lot 38


Job Number 19162584
Job Category Human Resources
Location Hong Kong Tung Chung SH| Lot 38| 43a| Tung Chung| Hong Kong
S.A.R.| Hong Kong| Hong Kong S.A.R.
Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

Start Your Journey With Us
At Sheraton| we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by
our guests and one another – and are driven to make things better. We love
what we do| and we give it all we’ve got – on property and off. When guests
stay with us| it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an
experience. We’re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything
they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the
lives of those around you| we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton.


Helps drive company values and philosophy and ensures all training and
development activities are strategically linked to the organization’s mission
and vision. Works with property leadership team to identify and address
employee and organizational development needs. The position is responsible for
ensuring effective training is in place to enable the achievement of desired
business results. Training programs focus on a variety of topics| including
product knowledge| company philosophy| and customer service and leadership
skills. Conducts needs assessments| designs and develops training programs and
facilitates the delivery of both custom and corporate training programs.
Measures the effectiveness of training to ensure a return on investment.


Education and Experience

• Diploma or Degree holder from an accredited university in Human Resources|
Hotel and Restaurant Management| Hospitality| Business Administration|
Education or related major;

• 6 years experience in the Learning & Development field (specialized in
hospitality will be an advantage)| human resources or related professional
area; certified trainer| including at least 1 year in managerial position.

• Excellent in written and conversational English and Cantonese is a must|
good in Putonghua will be an advantage.



Administering Employee Training Programs

• Promotes and informs employees about all training programs.

• Displays leadership in guest hospitality| exemplifies excellent customer
service and creates a positive atmosphere for guest relations.

• Helps employees identify specific behaviors that will contribute to service

• Ensures employees receive on-going training to understand guest

• Uses effective training methods to ensure employees have a good
understanding of guest satisfaction and can demonstrate guest satisfaction

• Meets with training cadre on a regular basis to support training efforts.

• Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to individuals
and/or managers.

Evaluating Training Programs Effectiveness

• Monitors enrollment and attendance at training classes.

• Meets regularly with participants to assess progress and address concerns.

• Partners with operational leaders to assess if employees demonstrate
effective technical and leadership skills.

• Reviews comment cards| guest satisfaction results and other data to identify
areas of improvement.

• Measures transfer of learning from training courses to the operation.

• Ensures adult learning principles are incorporated into training programs.

Developing Training Program Plans and Budgets

• Ensures all training and development activities (department specific and
general property training) are strategically linked to the organization’s
mission and vision.

• Identifies performance gaps and works with managers to develop and implement
appropriate training to improve performance.

• Makes any necessary adjustments to training methodology and/or re-trains as

• Aligns current training and development programs to effectively impact key
business indicators.

• Establishes guidelines so employees understand expectations and parameters.

• Develops specific training to improve service performance.

• Drives brand values and philosophy in all training and development

• Incorporates guest satisfaction as a component of departmental meetings with
a focus on continuous improvement.

Managing Training Budgets

• Participates in the development of the Training budget as required.

• Manages budget in alignment with Human Resources and property financial

• Manages department controllable expenses to achieve or exceed budgeted

• Utilizes P-card if appropriate to control and monitor departmental