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HR Manager

RBH Hospitality Management
DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City, Edinburgh
Dependent on Experience + Great Perks!
Closing date
2 May 2024

Job Details


At RBH we believe our people are our biggest assets and understand the value in putting them first. Our approach to diversity in the workplace, health & wellbeing, sustainbtility and individuality sets us apart from our competitors and is one of the reasons we are rated Top 6 Best Places to Work in Hospitality!  We are  passionate about the industry and always on the look out for new talent to join us on our journey... 


DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City is located at the heart of Edinburgh in one of the city’s most iconic A-listed buildings, this is the perfect base to explore Edinburgh has to offer! This luxury hotel offers its guests modern bedrooms, stunning views of Edinburgh Castle and great Scottish hospitality.


What you'll be doing...

Are you a seasoned HR professional with a passion for hospitality and a keen eye for talent? Reporting into the General Manager, this role is an integral part of our senior management team.

As our HR Manager, you will play an important role in creating a positive work culture and ensuring the smooth functioning of our human resources operations within the hotel. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Talent Acquisition: Lead recruitment efforts to identify and attract top-tier talent that aligns with our hotel's values and standards.
  • Employee Relations: Create and maintain a positive work environment by handling employee relations, conflict resolution, and fostering a culture of open communication.
  • Training and Development: Implement training programs to enhance employee skills and ensure continuous professional development.
  • Induction:  Create engaging orientation sessions that encapsulate our values, operational standards, and the culture of DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City.
  • Performance Management: Oversee performance appraisal processes and work with department heads to address performance-related issues.
  • Payroll: Working alongside our Financial Controller, you will support the payroll function to ensure accurate and timely compensation for all staff. Stay updated on legislation affecting payroll and implement best practices to maintain compliance and efficiency.
  • Employee Engagement: Our team are the heart of everything we do, so this role will be hands on and proactive ensuring you engage with all stakeholders across the business.
  • People Strategy: Evolve our current people strategy to ensure we are always a Great Place to Work!

  • You will report directly to the General Manager, providing regular updates and insights on HR operations and employee relations.
  • As part of the RBH family, you'll have access to a supportive network, including the central management team and the Divisional HR Manager. This structure ensures guidance, best practices sharing, and assistance from experienced professionals across our wider HR team.

    To be successful in this role, you should possess:

  • Proven experience as an HR Manager in the hospitality industry.
  • Strong knowledge of HR best practices, labour laws, and regulations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire a diverse team.
  • Solid understanding of talent acquisition, employee engagement, and retention strategies.
  • CIPD Qualified would be desirable.

  • Application closing date – Friday 19th April.  
  • First stage interviews are scheduled to start week commencing 22nd of April, to be held in person at the hotel with the General Manager.
  • Feedback and next steps will be communicated to candidates moving forward in the process.
  • Our aim is to extend job offers by the 1st of May.

    You will have access to a benefits package we believe truly works for our people and enhances our overall culture... 

  • Discounted hotel room rates for you and your friends & family
  • Extra days holiday for your birthday
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Pension
  • Free meals on duty saving you over £1000 per year
  • To learn more about our full benefits package, click here to watch our employee benefits video.


    RBH Hospitality Management is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. If at any point throughout our process you require reasonable adjustments, please contact



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