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VP of People & Culture

Posted January 12, 2022

Dallas, TX
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About This Job

The VP of People & Culture is responsible for determining and providing leadership in developing and executing human resources strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, specifically in the areas of succession planning, talent management, change management, organizational and performance management, training and development and compensation. The VP of People & Culture is responsible for leading and managing team member communications, team member relations, policy development, legal compliance, risk management, compensation and benefits. Is responsible for nurturing, shaping and sustaining the overall company cultural strategy for the company. The VP of People & Culture will work closely with executive leadership to make culture a strong component of the company’s overall business strategy.


  • Collaborates with executive leadership to define the organizations long-term mission and goals; identifies ways to support this mission through talent management.
  • Identifies key performance indicators for the organizations people and culture and talent management functions; assesses the organizations success and market competitiveness based on these metrics.
  • Researches, develops, and implements competitive compensation, benefits, performance appraisal, and employee incentive programs.
  • Provides guidance and leadership to the property people and culture directors; assists with resolution of people and culture, compensation, and benefits questions, concerns, and issues.
  • Ensures compliance with employment, benefits, insurance, safety, and other laws, regulations, and requirements.
  • Maintains knowledge of laws, regulations, and best practices in employment law, human resources, and talent management.
  • Drafts and implements the organizations staffing budget, and the budget for the human resource department.
  • Participates in professional development and networking conferences and events.
  • Develop and lead a diverse recruiting strategy.
  • Develop and implement innovative strategies for developing and retaining best-in-class talent.
  • Ensure talent acquisition processes includes all associates experience a comprehensive onboarding process and clear understanding of job roles and responsibilities.
  • Build and expand relationships with external recruitment agencies, hospitality programs and culinary schools, colleges, building awareness of Makeready

Education And Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required; Masters or law degree highly preferred.
  • At least ten years of human resource management experience required, with strategic, talent management, and/or business development experience highly preferred.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP strongly preferred.
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About this Employer


1131 Dragon Street
Dallas, TX 75207

(214) 736-3580

Management Company

About Us

MAKEREADY creates independent hotel, restaurant and retail brands with individual points of view, to provide the opportunity for people to connect to the world around them- city by city and person by person.   We hire the best; people who have a genuine passion for hospitality. We are proud of the work we do and we seek like-minded hospitalians to come alongside us and grow and develop in a thriving community of other talented, empowered people.

We seek the best talent in hospitality. Leaders of high character and humility with genuine passion and aptitude for hospitality. Hospitalians who choose to be in the hospitality business because they have an open and generous nature and seek to make guests happy. We are a group of people who are Proud of the work we do. Caring leaders, perfectionist chefs, intelligent creatives, generous hosts, meticulous operators, inspiring teachers, tireless doers, and all around devotees of hospitality.

We create value by empowering our team. We encourage our teams at the hotels to stretch their thinking, move beyond their comfort zone and achieve their full potential. By providing a platform of support service, like the best in technology, finance resources, talent development, marketing and communication support, we allow them to focus on the heart of their business – hospitality and the people.

We recruit great people and talent. We are passionate about our people and attract, develop and retain the best in hospitality. We thoughtfully seek out and groom talent, both within our hotels and outside, by promoting from within, developing a culture of growth and learning and partnering with the local community.