IHG Chief Engineer in Dead Sea, Jordan


What's your

passion? Whether you're into tennis, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're

interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care

and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests

at the heart of everything they do. We’re

looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.

At the moment

we're looking for Chief Engineer to join our energetic, enthusiastic and

passionate team at Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea, Jordan.

Holiday InnResort Dead Sea, Jordan enjoys a prime location at the heart of the Dead Sea area.

Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea, Jordan is only a 45-minute drive from Queen Alia

International Airport. The 202 rooms equipped with an array of modern amenities

and latest technology.

For meetings and

conferences, the hotel is well equipped for hosting business and social

gatherings of every description, with five flexible function rooms. Over 280

colleagues are committed to maintaining the highest standards of luxury,

quality and service which define the company.

As ChiefEngineer you will be reporting directly to the General Manager or hisdeputy and below are some of the key responsibilities:



advice to senior management on all aspects of engineering support,

environmental controls and the operational efficiency of the property.



the effective financial management of the engineering department by setting

maintenance budgets, capital works program’s and engineering plans and ensuring

that performance against there are regularly monitored and reviewed. Responsible for the general cost control

aspects of maintenance, the preparation of departmental cost budgets and their

implementation and submission to management.



of Capital Project Planning, in liaison with management, to ensure capital

funding is effectively allocated and budgeted in accordance with company

directives and philosophy.



implement and administer an energy management program by establishing energy

reduction objectives, the maintenance of records and regular reporting of

performance against these objectives.



the staff awareness of energy management within the property by conducting

regular education and training programs on energy conservation and matters

related to efficient operation of equipment in a cost-effective fashion.



to the hotel’s profitability by ensuring the effective management of the

buildings environmental controls and energy conservation systems. Evaluate, control and record energy usage and

implement and upgrade energy conservation systems.



to guest satisfaction standards by ensuring that technical support services

quickly address, and where possible, anticipate, individual needs. Ensure the safety and comfort of guests and

that any requests for service are handled in a courteous and efficient fashion.



adherence to all statutory regulations and fire codes by regularly reviewing

policies and safety procedures. Ensure

that any tests and inspections required on plant by statutory authorities are

carried out as and when required and that all records and documentation

associated with such tests and surveys are correctly kept and/or

displayed. Ensure that the hotel

fulfills all compliance requirements.



a technically competent engineering staff by selecting, training and developing

a motivated, well-qualified maintenance team.

Carry out regular work sampling studies within the department and

evaluate the performance and productivity of personnel.



the condition of the physical assets of the hotel by carrying out any upgrading

and project work in liaison with architects, interior designers and management.



the effective operation of all the mechanical and electrical systems and

equipment by implementing and managing a preventative maintenance program. Closely monitor the condition of the physical

property and equipment by conducting continual inspections of the

building. Ensure that preventative

maintenance schedules are in operation and regularly upgraded.



to a high standard of quality control within the hotel by actively

participating in the hotel’s Quality Assurance Program.



the cost effectiveness and technical efficiency of all services performed by

outside contracts by close supervision.

Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with contracts, leases,

services agreements and warranties.



the quality of all work completed by both employees and external contracted

staff adheres to the standards of good engineering practice.



to the effectiveness of management decision making by representing the

engineering department at all management and staff meetings and by ensuring

regular liaison with heads of other departments.




level of passion, enthusiasm and drive for results



leader who can inspire and motivate team



communication skills across all mediums - presentation, telephone,

correspondence, face to face etc. in English, a 2nd language is preferred and

the Arabic language is a must



& ability to develop leading strategies to drive for best results.



and eager to learn, grow and further develop own career



level of common sense and high skill of problem solving and decision making



for results to outperform competition



track of a minimum 3 years’ experience as Assistant Chief Engineer or 2 years

as Chief Engineer in a 5* resorts.



Experience is a must.



“InterContinental Hotels Group” experience is preferred.



from a university in Engineering is preferred

In return, we'll

give you a competitive benefits package including salary, insurances and the

opportunity to progress your career with IHG. You'll have the chance

to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you

Room to be yourself.

Job: Facilities & Engineering

Location: Jordan-Dead Sea

Requisition ID: HIRDS26