IHG Chief Enginneer in Balaclava, Mauritius


The Chief Engineer is

responsible for the efficient operation of the hotel property and all its

equipment, ancillary maintenance and repair services and protection of the

Owner’s asset. The structural aspects of

the hotel as well as the maintenance of grounds and external facilities all

fall within the span of responsibility. Promote the desired work culture of the



It is essential that the Chief Engineer be able to demonstrate orpossess:

  • Provide advice to Senior Management on allaspects of engineering support, environmental controls and the operationalefficiency of the property.

  • Ensure the effective financial managementof the engineering department by setting maintenance budgets, capitalworks programs and engineering plans and ensuring that performance againstthere are regularly monitored and reviewed.Responsible for the general cost controlaspects of maintenance, the preparation of departmental cost budgets andtheir implementation and submission to management.

  • Plan, implement and administer an energymanagement program by establishing energy reduction objectives, themaintenance of records and regular reporting of performance against theseobjectives.

  • Ensure the staff awareness of energymanagement within the property by conducting regular education andtraining programs on energy conservation and matters related to efficientoperation of equipment in a cost-effective fashion.

  • Contribute to the hotel’s profitability byensuring the effective management of the buildings environmental controlsand energy conservation systems.Evaluate, control and record energy usage and implement and upgradeenergy conservation systems.

  • Ensure adherence to all statutoryregulations and fire codes by regularly reviewing policies and safetyprocedures.Ensure that any testsand inspections required on plant by statutory authorities are carried outas and when required and that all records and documentation associatedwith such tests and surveys are correctly kept and/or displayed.Ensure that the hotel fulfills allcompliance requirements.

  • Ensure a technically competent engineeringstaff by selecting, training and developing a motivated, well-qualifiedmaintenance team.Carry out regularwork sampling studies within the department and evaluate the performanceand productivity of personnel.

  • Ensure the effective operation of all themechanical and electrical systems and equipment by implementing andmanaging a preventative maintenance program.Closely monitor the condition of thephysical property and equipment by conducting continual inspections of thebuilding.Ensure that preventativemaintenance schedules are in operation and regularly upgraded.

  • Ensure the quality of all work completed byboth employees and external contracted staff adheres to the standards ofgood engineering practice.

In addition, we believe the following leadership

competencies must have been demonstrated in previous leadership roles:


Champion change






and develop (self and others)







Job: Engineering

Location: Mauritius-Balaclava

Requisition ID: BAL000986