We want to welcome you to a world of bringing True Hospitality to everyone. When you join us at IHG®, you become part of our global family. A welcoming culture of warmth, honesty and a passion for providing True Hospitality. We pride ourselves on letting your personality and passions shine, recognizing the individual contribution you make and supporting your ambition to learn and create your own career path. In making a difference to our guests and owners, colleagues and communities, every day is a chance to create great and unique experiences, in your own way. With over 370,000 colleagues in nearly 100 countries sharing our values, there’s countless opportunities at your fingertips. Located in the prestigious West Bay area of Doha, Crowne Plaza Doha West Bay welcomes you to a new and better way to do business travel. This modern and stylish 317 room hotel is just 20 km away from Hamad International Airport, 15 minutes away from Souk Wakif and Museum, 2.7 km from Qatar International Exhibition Center and allows guests easy access to Qatar’s financial, shopping and diplomatic district. A few minutes drive from Doha City Center Mall, Corniche promenade, restaurants, and the best evening entertainment.
Your day to day
As the Government Relations Officer, you will have to maintain and cultivate goodwill and good relationship with government departments. You are responsible for processing all types of permits including hotel trade licenses, commercial licenses, employment visas, residence visas for employees as well as entertainers if required; renew permits, and other visa/license-related documents. You will process and renew Entertainers Permits / N.O.C through the respective Government departments where required. Process and renew registration for all hotel vehicles. You will have to be up to date in regards to any changes or amendments to the prevailing laws/rules/regulations, changes in forms/formats, and other procedures, and keep the General Manager and Human Resources Manager advised of such changes. You have to submit relevant documents periodically and as required to the Immigration Office with regard to canceled/absconding employees and delete them from the hotel’s sponsorship list; obtain monthly sponsorship reports from the Immigration Office and tally sponsorship and re-submit to Immigration Office with relevant support documents; and prepare on a monthly basis reports e.g. for visa reconciliation, passport inventory, etc. You would also have to carry out other relevant tasks and duties as assigned from time to time.
What we need from you
The ideal candidate must have over 3 years of progressive work-related experience in the same role in a 5-star hotel in Doha.
Arabic speaking is mandatory
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
What we offer
We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including a uniform, great room discount and superb training. Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care, that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve – click here to find out more about us.
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 and let’s #GoFurtherTogether