Head of Groups and Events jobs in Belgrave Square, United Kingdom

  • Permanent
  • W1J 7QY


At InterContinental London Park Lane, we are currently looking to for a Head of Groups and Events to join the team.

Welcome to InterContinental London Park Lane

Located at one of the capital’s most prestigious addresses, where the late Queen Elizabeth II once resided. Our hotel redefines traditional luxury, offering a blend of modernity and flexible sophistication in the heart of Mayfair. Inspired by its scenic views overlooking two Royal Parks, our establishment boasts elegant natural interiors and award-winning seasonal cuisine.

As the Head of Groups, Meetings & Events (M&E), you will play a pivotal role in leading a team responsible for the hotel’s group and events performance. Your role involves identifying opportunities or risks across all revenue streams. Collaborating with the Hotel’s Revenue Manager to prepare budgets, your expertise in forecasting and strategic planning is crucial. With a minimum of 3 years’ management experience in Hotel Conference Sales or a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a hotel commercial office management role, you will drive a total revenue approach. This entails ensuring the implementation of the agreed-upon strategy across the Groups & Events team and other hotel departments.

Your responsibilities include ensuring proper training for all team members on systems and service standards, developing a talent pipeline, and creating personal development plans. Leading and motivating your team to excel in all areas, fostering colleague engagement through team-building activities and recognising good performance to contribute to consistent positive guest experiences.

Your ability to analyse problems, comprehend underlying issues and root causes, and make informed decisions is a key strength. With a proven track record of delivering results and creating an environment conducive to sharing best practices, your excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, further enhance your suitability for the role. Additionally, your knowledge of the local market and proficiency in Reservation and C&E tools and systems such as CONCERTO, Opera, and Delphi make you an ideal candidate for this position.

We are committed to offer and provide our Head of Groups and Events with a competitive salary and a large range of benefits:

Competitive annual salary plus annual sales bonus and great IHG perks!

31 days holiday each year, including bank holidays, this increases up to a maximum of 33 days (Pro Rated) 

We provide every employee company sick pay and life insurance.

Subsidised childcare support.

Medical and Dental Healthcare

Professional career development with our IHG Leadership programs

Amazing discounts for our hotels and restaurants around the world

Discounts from over 15,000 stores – all the way from retail to cinema

Most importantly, we’ll help you grow, and develop you as an individual and inspire incredible.

At InterContinental London Park Lane, our ambition is to define our unique culture.

The kind of culture that inspires you to be all you can be.

An invitation to tap into your unique personality to deliver and achieve incredible things.

An expectation to play your part in empowering and inspiring others.

An opportunity to learn, grow and push what’s possible.

The promise of a personal and professional journey

A place where everyone can belong and feel part of something bigger.

Please click ‘apply’ now!

You must meet the legal requirements to work in the UK.

At IHG Hotels & Resorts, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We firmly believe that all our colleagues deserve to be treated equally and have the same opportunities to develop and grow their skills within our business and provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and colleagues without regard to an individual’s, race, colour, 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.

At IHG, we’ve made a promise. As one of the world’s leading hotel groups, we’re here to deliver True Hospitality for Good. Making our guests and colleagues feel welcome, cared for, recognised and respected – wherever they are in the world. Want to be part of the journey?

As the world’s first and most global luxury hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has pioneered international travel since the 1940s, we are passionate about sharing our renowned international know-how and cultural wisdom in truly impressive surroundings. We all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental®️ brand and to be part of the brand you will have a thirst for travel, passion for culture and appreciation for diversity. We create inspiring experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world. If you’d like to embrace a world of opportunities, we’d like to welcome you to the world’s most international luxury hotel brand.Don’t quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you’d be a great fit for the job? We’ll never know unless you hit the ‘Apply’ button. Start your journey with us today.

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