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Human Resources Manager

posted April 5, 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Weerawila Rajawarna Resort
Weerawila, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
695907 l

About This Job


Assistant Manager, Human Resources & Training is responsible for providing first-class employee relations services and training, to the hotel to deliver an excellent team member experience while leading the overall Human Resources strategy and managing succession planning.

What will I be doing?

You are responsible for providing first-class employee relation services and training to the hotel to deliver an excellent staff experience. You will also be required to manage succession planning and assist the HR Director with strategy. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Provide and deliver first-class employee relation services to the hotel
  • Assist Human Resources Director with Human Resources strategy
  • Manage training and development functions
  • Ensure succession planning with senior managers during the bi-annual appraisal process
  • Manage employee relations issues in the hotel in a confidential manner, including disciplinaries, grievances, and capability
  • Support managers to ensure success of their teams
  • Ensure recruitment and selection process is adhered to and ensure that appropriate immigration checks are carried out
  • Ensure completion of management reports for head office and region
  • Control costs when possible and assist in meeting hotel/departmental financial targets
  • Ensure pay reviews/absence monitoring/wage queries are managed in line with company guidelines
  • Ensure completion of training for hotel security, fire regulations and other health and safety legislation
  • Work with local organisations and schools to promote the hospitality industry
  • Assist and resolve team member and management queries
  • Oversee team facilities and ensure that team members are provided with a cohesive environment for them to thrive.


What are we looking for?

An Assistant Manager, Human Resources & Training serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • A Degree/Diploma in Human Resources/ Hospitality from a recognized Institute/ University.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar position, preferably in a star class property. Having worked in a resort would be advantageous.
  • Good communication and people skills
  • Excellent judgment skills
  • Committed to delivering a high level of customer service, both internally and externally
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work on their own or in teams

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Knowledge of hospitality
  • IT proficiency

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!



About This Employer

DoubleTree by Hilton Weerawila Rajawarna Resort

Weerawila Wattha
Weerawila, Southern Province 82632
Sri Lanka


140 Room Hotel

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At A Glance

Welcome to DoubleTree by Hilton Weerawila Rajawarna Resort, a contemporary resort near three of the Top 10 most visited Wildlife National Park and Sanctuaries in the country. With an excellent location, our hotel puts you within close proximity to convention centers, restaurants and shopping. We are also near Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport and Weerawila Domestic Military and Civilian Airport.

Settle into a welcoming guest room with breathtaking views and contemporary décor. Each suite offers WiFi, an HDTV and a work desk. Here a few days? Choose an upper floor suite, which offers a balcony and upgraded amenities. We look forward to welcoming you with a warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie at check-in.

Experience delicious cuisine without leaving the hotel. Asian Alive, an Asian inspired restaurant, offers a variety of entrees and a la carte options. Bask in the fresh air as you enjoy a meal at Seafood Bar & Grill. Chinese Restaurant, located in our main lobby, offers dim sum and authentic Cantonese delights. Sip on a chilled cocktail and grab a quick bite at our Lobby Bar or have a mid-day treat by the pool at our Poolside Bar.

Make an appointment at our on-site spa or unwind with a dip in our dazzling outdoor pool. Our fitness center is fully equipped with modern work out equipment. Stop by the gift shop and browse a variety of local products. We also offer over 21,000 sq. ft. of event space for your meetings and weddings.