Great talent can come from anywhere
We believe everybody has great potential, and we know anyone can make a career here. Where do you want to start?
MEET A HOTEL REBEL
A hotel industry without Nordic Choice Hotels is boring
Petter A. Stordalen started as a strawberry seller, and ended up here, as the founder of one
of the largest hotel companies in the Nordic region. How? Well, for a start, he is not the
average guy, bustling with energy and enthusiasm.
Petter's story is really the essence of what we build our business on, our values: courage,
energy and enthusiasm. Like Petter, we love people. So that’s why we report on a triple
bottom line; People, Planet and Profit
Challenging the average since 1990
In 25 years we have challenged status quo in the hotel industry. And we promise to continue
to do so. As long as we make sure our employees feel free to be themselves, we will never
be average. Today we are 13.000 people from 124 different countries, which we believe is a
remarkable strength. All of them have a unique talent, and they bring their own unique story
to the table. We are diversity in practice, and we love it.
WE ARE DIVERSITY IN PRACTICE, AND WE LOVE IT.
Culture eats strategy for breakfast
The most important question
What jobs does a rebel offer?
We have more different type of jobs than you can imagine, and we continue to
evolve. We need everything from accountants, receptionists, housekeepers, marketers,
programmers, directors to chefs and sustainability developers. Since 1990, we have grown
to 13.000 employees. Each and every one of them doing real, fantastic work!
Owner and Chairman
Started out selling strawberries at the market place in Porsgrunn. Built Nordic Choice Hotels from the ground and could not be more proud of the company it has become.
Why do you love NCH? Because selling strawberries at the market place in Porsgrunn can get lonely, because hotels are places for magical meetings, and because I have the greatest and most devoted co-workers in the world.
I started out as a receptionist at Quality & Resort Hafjell, where I worked for two years. Why Nordic Choice Hotels? Because its a not an ordinary hotel company; always searching for new ideas and new ways of doing things. I like that! My workdays are hectic and never dull, luckily, and I get to meet so many different people, every day.
Marta Ewa Radwanska
I started in Nordic Choice Hotels early in 2015, when I joined as a housekeeper at Clarion Collection Hotel Folketeateret in Oslo. I like the energy at this place, and the loads of nice colleagues from a lot of different countries. And Nordic Choice Hotels provides me with a great opportunity to build a career in the hotel business. My career!
Meet Torgeir Silseth, CEO of Nordic Choice Hotels: Started out in the hotel industry as a chef. Has worked as CEO of Nordic Choice Hotels since 2009. Why do you love NCH?: Because the best ideas in our company are not generated at the top. The best ideas are results of our co-workers’ initiative and creativity.
I started working for Nordic Choice Hotels in 2012 as a breakfast waiter. Then I got a chance to try to work in the kitchen as a kitchen assistant. we always get new challenges, which create an exciting nerve to our workdays. And you know what? To constantly keep improving is part of our daily routines. That’s really cool!
The second most important question!
A job full of benefits
The happiness of our people is at the heart of our philosophy. Why? It`s obviously important
for everybody who works here, but also for our guest. After all, they are the ones we are
committed to delivering the best possible services. It is so important for us that we actually
report how happy people are in our annual report. We strive to develop the best culture in
the world, and focus on competitive terms for our people.
You have the chance to join a hotel that is considered the rebel in the market.
We are a different kind of workplace, one that has room for everyone. Here you can be yourself.
We offer countless opportunities for development and have many exciting hotels where you can test other jobs.
Our culture is to be genuine and open.
The environment is young and playful.
Corporate social responsibility is a natural part of your job.
Our terms are competitive.
We offer many different types of positions and have many exciting hotels where you can test other jobs.
MANAGEMENT TRAINEE PROGRAM
Do good, get good
We take care of things
In Nordic Choice Hotels we are deeply committed to doing good. We have a dedicated program, WeCare, which is really about us taking responsibility outside our hotel doors, giving back to the society we are a part of. WeCare provide every one of us with the opportunity to make a difference; like helping Unicef fight trafficking and promoting food which is good both for our bodies and our environment. Check out what our people achieve, follow this link to see what we do for the planet.
Explore our world
Global partners for a better world
We have partnered with some of the worlds most trusted non-profit organizations, to increase our impact on a global scale. We want to make a difference.
ARE YOU A LEADERSHIP TALENT?
Born to lead
Nordic Choice Hotels wants extraordinary talents to join our Management Trainee and Group Trainee programs. Get ready for a challenging 12 months getting to know the ins and outs of our energetic, courageous and enthusiastic company and giving you a great starting point for creating your own career.
Send us an email!
Starting in January our trainees go through intensive 12 month training at 3 hotels in Scandinavia
You´ll learn about sales, guest relations, hotel operations and our unique culture.
Both Management Trainee and Group Trainee programs are available to apply for before August 2016.
We want ambitious talents with 2-3 years of experience. Don’t have it? Tell us why we need you!
Interested? Send us your CV/application telling us why you are a perfect match as a trainee before August 2016.
Questions? Send email to HR Consultant, Sabine Sønstebø ([email protected]) or call +47 911 02 787.
LOVE WHAT YOU DO
We are a Great Place to Work. It’s an award winning fact.
Don’t just take our word for it: Great Place to Work have selected our company in Norway and Sweden as top 10 best places to work 3 years in a row (2013, 2014 og 2015). To celebrate ourselves and all the high appreciated prizes we receive during the year, we get together for one massive celebration once a year called VinterKonferansen (VK). That’s a damn good reason to be one of us and work for Nordic Choice Hotels- We are NEVER AVERAGE- Are you in?
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