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Executive Director of People & Culture



Oetker Collection hotels are true masterpieces located in the world’s most desirable destinations. Each property is a landmark and a timeless icon of elegance. With deep devotion to local culture and community, our Hosts of Choice preserve a tradition of legendary European hospitality and genuine family spirit that began in 1872.

The collection includes L’Apogée Courchevel, Le Bristol Paris, Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa in Baden-Baden, Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes, Château Saint-Martin & Spa in Vence, The Lanesborough in London, Eden Rock-St Barths, Jumby Bay Island in Antigua, Palácio Tangará in São Paulo, The Woodward in Geneva, Hotel La Palma in Capri, The Vineta Hotel in Palm Beach, and more than 150 private villas around the globe. 


The Vineta Hotel - situated in the heart of Palm Beach, the Vineta Hotel will be located just two blocks off Worth Avenue. Set to debut second half 2024, the hotel will be reborn following a top-to-bottom renovation.

The Vineta Hotel invites you to join its teams and offers you the best opportunities for career and development within the amazing Oetker Collection Hotels.

The team of the Vineta are waiting for you to have an exceptional experience!




01. Permanent



Palm Beach, Florida, USA



Position Profile:


To lead and develop our people support functions, including culture, learning & development, business partnering, recruitment, HR services and internal communications. This is a senior role, with overall responsibility for 180 team members and is a member of the Senior Management Team.


Ø  Lead the People & Culture team to drive Oetker Collection culture and the team member experience


Ø  Provide people & culture consultation to the General Manager and leaders through thoughtful, concise, and strategic advice


Ø  Partner with executive committee team in the development of the annual business plan and budget


Ø  Build a strong career and succession planning system to retain and develop talent


Ø  Responsible for all compensation and benefit programs including managing plan renewal


Ø  Manage and resolve, promptly and completely, all employee relations issues


Ø  Guide and administer coaching and progressive discipline


Ø  Liaise with stakeholders as required on various matters from employment issues to immigration


Ø  Use judgment supported by business acumen and practical experience to escalate matters as required


Ø  Ensure compliance with Florida's legislated employment standards, guidelines, and human rights codes


Ø  Comply with and enforce polices & procedures and the Team Member Handbook.


Ø  Ensure human resources team is partnering with operational managers to drive service quality and consistency initiatives throughout property, ensuring customer satisfaction scores are maintained and improved


Ø  Other duties as assigned


We are delighted to offer competitive wages and benefits, an inspiring work environment, ongoing learning & development through the Masterpiece Academy, and an opportunity to be the best!



Core Skills & Competencies:


Ø  Self-starter, innovator, results-driven with ability to meet both short- and long-term business goals


Ø  Innovative and change driven with a high sense of urgency


Ø  Proven ability to build strong working relationships, internal and external to the organization, through integrity and trust


Ø  Excellent communication and organizational skills; capable of adapting communication style to various mediums and levels of the organization


Ø  Outstanding attention to detail, organization, decision making and analytical skills


Ø  Ability to manage time well, meet imposed deadlines and ability to work flexible hours


Ø  Proven problem-solving skills with ability to maintain composure in stressful situations


Ø  Seasoned coach and mentor



Education & Experience:


Ø  5 + years’ experience in Human Resources with at least 2 years in a leadership capacity


Ø  Previous hospitality experience is required; experience in a luxury environment is an asset


Ø  Degree, diploma, or certificate in Human Resources Management or equivalent


Ø  Certified Human Resources Leader designation is an advantage


Must be presently legal to work in USA to be considered.




If you wish to invest in Oetker Collection, we encourage you to take this opportunity and we would be very happy to have you as member of our team.