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Assistant Director of Engineering

  • An exceptional opportunity to join our high-profile flagship hotel in London.
  • The Peninsula Hotels espouses luxury service, dedication to our customers and commitment to our employees.
  • Join our award-winning group, working alongside a highly experienced team.

Key accountabilities

  • Manages all engineering operations (planned and reactive maintenance) to achieve set objectives, in collaboration with all team members.
  • Ensures that all local building, fire, and authority regulations including relevant standards, codes of practice and insurance requirements are enforced and observed.
  • Inspects Hotel, public and heart of the house areas, to ensure areas are snagged. Post opening, ensure all areas are well-maintained and consults all other department heads regarding maintenance problems and offer solutions.
  • Assists with the effective management of operating budgets through cost control, inventory, and labour management.

General requirements

  • Minimum 4 years in a similar role within luxury hotels.
  • Pre-opening of a 5-star, highly specified and complex hotel operation.
  • Strong team leader, self-starter, problem-solving skills, analytical, detailed and result oriented.
  • Fluent English communication proficiency.
  • Strong experience in engineering operations (including fire life safety systems).
  • Adept with managing departmental finances and cost control.

At the Peninsula London, we look after:

Your financial wellbeing:

  • Excellent salary package
  • Generous service charge distributed equitably to all colleagues
  • Life Insurance
  • Enhanced company contribution on pension plan

Your medical care:

  • Medical cash plans including optical and dental coverage
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave plan

Your daily health routine:

  • State of the art heart of house facilities including a gym, fitness classes, relaxation room, contemplation room and nursing mothers' room
  • Colleague restaurant with healthy and balanced 24/7 food offerings
  • On-site occupational health and safety nurse and wellbeing education sessions

Other perks:

  • High street and online shopping discounts
  • Rewards and recognition initiatives
  • Dry cleaning for uniforms and work attire

We are delighted to receive your CV and will liaise with suitable candidates directly.

Ideally situated in the heart of Belgravia, with views over Hyde Park Corner and Wellington Arch, The Peninsula London occupies one of the city's most prestigious addresses. The newly built hotel, impeccably designed to harmonise with surrounding heritage buildings is just moments away from the city's most iconic attractions, including Three Royal Parks, Buckingham Palace, Harrods, and Big Ben. Its 190 light-filled guest rooms and suites have been exquisitely designed by Peter Marino; its gathering spaces include several world-class restaurants and bars, including Brooklands helmed by Michelin-starred Chef Director Claude Bosi; the idyllic Peninsula Spa, and a luxury retail arcade.

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Assistant Director of Engineering

London, UK

Published on 04/04/2024

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