The successful candidate will be responsible for the general administration of the Engineering division, including proper maintenance and repair of all buildings, fixtures, fittings and equipment, as well as technical improvements, preventive maintenance and utilities consumption control.
Under the general supervision of the Resident Manager, the Director of Engineering will be responsible for maximizing profit and service quality, ensuring that our guests receive the Shangri-La Hospitality founded on the core values of respect, humility, helpfulness, courtesy and sincerity.
A few of the defining attributes of the Director of Engineering are his/her team-engaging personality and exceptional people management skills coupled with strong business acumen and innovation. The Director of Engineering will also need to demonstrate a solid understanding of budgeting and P&L, cost control and Human Resources processes and procedures, including training and staff engagement.
Experience in the same or similar capacity of a luxury hotel group
Engineering qualifications at degree level or above
Exceptional communication skills in English (both written and spoken)
Exceptional ability to build long-lasting relationships with clients and colleagues
Relevant experience in quality driven environment
Strong foundation in fire, life & safety processes and procedures
Strong knowledge in ISO standards, procedures and certification (i.e. ISO 14001)
Natural ability to anticipate internal and external guests’ needs
Excellent knowledge and experience in the industrial concern
Strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task
Consistent record of team development
Right to unrestricted employment in India
Pre-opening experience a plus
A team player, dependent, highly motivated, mature and able to work independently with a high speed of execution
Enthusiastic to the job whilst able to challenge the status quo
Attention to detail, service-mind oriented
Strong work ethic performed in the highest integrity