Director of Engineering
- Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa
- InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa, an IHG Hotel, Sanasana, Fiji
JOB DESCRIPTION & SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
As the world’s first international luxury travel hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has been pioneering new international destinations for decades. Each of our hotels is a destination in its own right, and we are dedicated to those who appreciate and enjoy The InterContinental Life – the glamour and exhilaration of fascinating places, mixed with our international know-how and local cultural wisdom.
Inspired by a traditional Fijian village, the InterContinental® Fiji Golf Resort & Spa has superb facilities set among coconut palms and 35 acres of native flora overlooking the world-class Natadola Beach.
Reporting to the Resort Manager, as the Director of Engineering and Facilities Manager you will work with the leadership team of the InterContinental Fiji Resort and Golf Club to continuously drive and identify opportunities for efficiencies in the facilities operations, energy, water and waste consumption as well as ways to enhance the experience of our guests.
You will be experienced in the management of contracts, contractor relationships, assets and capital project management – leveraging these skills to oversee the upcoming extensive refurbishment and renovation projects across the Resort.
On a daily basis you will contribute to the overarching smooth operation of the resort, overseeing the full scope of the engineering, maintenance, sewerage & water treatment, irrigation, fire detection, backup electrical, HVAC & chiller plant, refrigeration, utilities & resort vehicle and golf cart fleet operations, with the view of ensuring a seamless guest experience. You will perform Resort senior duty manager functions, manage the department’s daily activities through strong planning, allocation of work, communication of goals, and effective scheduling of employees to ensure sufficient coverage.
Being a fast paced environment, you will balance your Risk Management, WH&S and Fire Life Safety responsibilities with engaging, motivating and upskilling your Engineering team. You will be across the local regulatory requirements and ensure our InterContinental Brand Standards are at the heart of what you do.
What we need from you
To be successful in this role you will need to have 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role in Resort operations, preferably in a large complex property or sizeable, complex facilities management roles. A degree in Mechanical/Chemical Engineering preferred, though a support trade diploma acceptable.
You will demonstrate an ability to manage multiple and varying projects and your team management skills will be second to none. You will have strong communication skills in both written and oral English, and be computer literate. You will have the ability to work alongside a team and collaborate with key stakeholders strategically and with a sense of planned urgency. You will be passionate about innovative solutions, and be excited about the opportunity to explore new ways of working to drive the Resort forward and deliver unrivalled guest journeys.
Given the nature of our Resort, flexibility to work a varied roster including, late evenings, weekends and public is essential.
What we offer
An exciting package, along with accommodation, exclusive benefits ( IHG Hotel Room discounts for all colleagues globally in over 100 countries) and training & development for you to succeed & progress into your next role.
We passionately believe that it’s our people who have brought us to where we are today and our people that will help us grow. We celebrate diversity every day. We welcome guests from every background and corner of the world, so we want individuals who can bring hospitality to life for everyone.
We will give you every opportunity to grow vertically, functionally, geographically, and personally. As part of the IHG family with more than 5,300 hotels in over 100 countries, the world is your oyster.
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