1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  4. Talent & Culture


Sofitel Istanbul Taksim, İstanbul, Turkey



Director of Talent and Culture


Luxury & Lifestyle

Company Description

Sofitel Taksim is a luxurious haven nestled in the heart of Istanbul, where contemporary elegance meets timeless sophistication. Boasting unparalleled hospitality and world-class amenities, our hotel strives to create memorable experiences for both guests and employees alike.

Are you passionate about cultivating a vibrant and inclusive workplace culture? Do you have a proven track record in talent management and human resources within the hospitality industry? If so, we invite you to join our team at Sofitel Taksim as a Talent and Culture Director.

As the Talent and Culture Director, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and nurturing the culture of Sofitel Taksim. You will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic initiatives to attract, develop, and retain top-tier talent. Your role will encompass talent acquisition, employee engagement, performance management, training and development, and fostering a positive workplace culture.

Important note; Only Local Candidates will be considered.

Job Description

Develop and execute talent acquisition strategies to ensure the recruitment of qualified and diverse individuals.

- Implement and manage comprehensive onboarding programs to integrate new employees seamlessly into the Sofitel Taksim family.

- Drive employee engagement initiatives to enhance workplace satisfaction and foster a positive, collaborative culture.

- Oversee performance management processes, providing guidance and support to managers in talent development and succession planning.

- Design and implement training and development programs to enhance the skills and capabilities of our team members.

- Act as a liaison between employees and management, promoting open communication and conflict resolution.

- Monitor and analyze key HR metrics to assess the effectiveness of talent and culture initiatives.


Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field; Master’s degree is a plus.

- Proven experience in human resources, talent management, or a related role within the hospitality industry.

- Strong understanding of local labor laws and regulations in Turkey.

- Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

- Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with employees at all levels.

- Strategic thinker with a demonstrated ability to drive organizational change.

- Previous experience in a luxury hotel environment is highly desirable.

Additional Information

Join us at Sofitel Taksim and be part of a team dedicated to delivering unparalleled luxury experiences in one of Istanbul's most iconic locations. We look forward to welcoming you to our world of elegance and excellence.

If you are ready to contribute to the success of Sofitel Taksim and be a driving force behind our exceptional workplace culture, please submit your resume.

Only local candidates will be considered.

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.


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