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IHG Director of Engineering - InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach resort in Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Director of Engineering - InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach resort

Job Number EMEAA09330

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - Vietnam - Kiên Giang - Phu Quoc


About us

Thoughtfully designed for groups or individuals, as well as families or leisure travelers, the beachfront resort seamlessly combines elegance with local heartfelt charm. • 459 elegantly appointed Rooms, Suites & Villas • Club InterContinental • Exclusive beach• 6 innovative restaurants and bars• 4 swimming pools• 6 state-of-the-art meetings and conventions venues, and an auditorium ideal for movie screenings, concerts or cultural performances• Destination HARNN Heritage Spa, inspired by traditional Asian medicine and naturopathy• Fully equipped gym, available 24 hours a day ENCHANTING EXPERIENCE:-Spectacular ocean sunsets-Dedicated family experiences with a 250 sqm Planet Trekkers Kid’s Club, ‘Kids Can Cook’ Cooking School and fun daily activities -Highest Sky Bar in Phu Quoc with sweeping 360 degree ocean and mountain views and the finest cocktails on the island -Beachfront dining experiences -Holistic and adventurous activities including Yoga, Pilates and water sports -‘In the Know’ bespoke destination experiences

Your day to day

•Provide advice to senior management on all aspects of engineering support, environmental controls and the operational efficiency of the property.•Ensure the effective financial management of the engineering department by setting maintenance budgets, capital works programs 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.•Ensure the effective financial management of the Capital Plan by setting realistic capital budgets, cash flows, capital works programs and equity asset plans and ensuring that performance against these are regularly monitored and reviewed. Responsible for the general cost control aspects of each project, the preparation and submission of budget estimates to management and their successful implementation. •Take control of Capital Project planning, in liaison with management, to ensure capital funding is effectively allocated and budgeted in accordance with company directives and philosophy. •Ensure Executive Committee awareness of the Capital Program within the property by conducting regular updates at each meeting. Attend and present to the board of directors as and when required. Attend the morning briefing meeting daily and update staff on progress. •Plan, implement and administer an energy management program by establishing energy reduction objectives, the maintenance of records and regular reporting of performance against these objectives. •Ensure InterContinental standards and requirements are effectively met for each project undertaken by liaising regularly with InterContinental Hotels Group Technical Services Department. Ensure quality standards are achieved for each project undertaken and defects are completely resolved prior to issuing final accounts. •Ensure adherence to all statutory regulations and fire codes by regularly reviewing policies and safety procedures for each project. •Ensure a technically competent project team by selecting qualified consultants and selecting contractors based on previous experience, quality and price. •Ensure the staff awareness of energy management.•Contribute to the hotel’s profitability by ensuring the effective management of the buildings environmental controls and energy conservation systems. •Contribute to guest satisfaction standards by ensuring that technical support services quickly address, and where possible, anticipate, individual needs. •Ensure a technically competent engineering staff by selecting, training and developing a motivated, well-qualified maintenance team. •Maintain the condition of the physical assets of the hotel•Ensure the effective operation of all the mechanical and electrical systems and equipment preventative maintenance schedules are in operation and regularly upgraded. •Contribute to a high standard of quality control within the hotel •Ensure the cost effectiveness and technical efficiency of all services performed by outside contracts.•Ensure the quality of all work completed by both employees and external contracted staff adheres to the standards of good engineering practice. •Contribute to the effectiveness of management decision making by representing the engineering department at all executive and staff meetings and by ensuring regular liaison with heads of other departments.•Works with Human Resources on manpower planning and management needs•Works with Director of Finance in the preparation and management of the Department’s budget. •Be responsible in keeping our property safe and secure, to participate in any hotel activity related to Fire Life safety.•Perform any other duties which may be assigned by the management from time to time.

What we need from you

•Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with others; •Demonstrated ability to interact with customers, employees and third parties that reflects highly on the hotel, the brand and the Company.•Good writing skills•Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office•Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities•Strong Leadership skills in managing teams to drive for results•4 years of engineering experience with two years in a management capacity, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. •Type and level of experience required may vary slightly based on size and complexity of operation

What we offer

  • Accommodation- Relocation- Health Insurance- Rest and Relaxation allowance- Home visit tickets- Career development in IHG around the world

  • Major Brad D. Anderson

    United States Army

    Major (Ret) Brad Anderson is the Human Resources Manager at IHG Army Hotels – Fort Benning, Georgia. He retired out of the U.S. Army after 23 years of service with combat tours in Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom) and Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom).

    Brad enlisted in the U.S. Army in August 1992, and was assigned as an infantryman at Fort Lewis, Wash., where he served six years in 9th Infantry Regiment and 25th Infantry Division. In 1999, he was assigned to Fort Benning, Ga., where he completed Drill Sergeant School and then served with the Infantry Training Brigade. He was next assigned to Officer Candidate School in 2003 and earned his commission as a second lieutenant in the Adjutant General Corps. Major Anderson’s previous assignments as an officer include Camp Casey, South Korea, where he served as a postal platoon leader; Iraq, where he served as deputy plans and operations officer, III Corps; Fort Benning, where he served with 30th Adjutant General Reception Battalion, as Headquarters and Headquarters Company commander; Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., where he served with 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), as battalion and group human resources officer and Fort Lee where he served his final assignment as the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) commander.

    Brad’s professional military education includes the Adjutant General Corps Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Airborne School, Air Assault School, Drill Sergeant School, Pathfinder Course, and Rappel Master School. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Wash.

    Brad’s military awards and decorations include a Joint Service Achievement Medal, 2 Meritorious Service Medals, 4 Army Commendation Medals, 3 Army Achievement Medals, and 4 Army Good Conduct Medals. He has also been awarded a variety of unit and service medals & ribbons, in addition to earning the Expert Infantryman Badge.

    On his first day of military retirement (October 1st, 2015) we proudly welcomed Brad to the IHG family. It was then, that Brad began his career with us as the HR Manager of the IHG Army Hotels on Fort Benning, a role he continues to thrive in today.

  • Michael Bayerl

    United States Air Force

    “My experience with IHG has been nothing short of awesome and I have learned so much.  Soon I will be the GM of the World’s Largest Holiday Inn Express (currently the IHG Army Hotels on Fort Lee) with 1,000 rooms.”

    Senior Master Sergeant (Ret.) Michael Bayerl joined the U.S. Air Force in 1979. Throughout 20 years of active duty, he served as an Air Force Services Specialist and Inspector General for Services-Air Mobility Command. From the moment he started with the USAF Michael was immersed with hospitality experience, starting out in Food in Beverage before working his way through the ranks and functioning in virtually every position available within military restaurants & hotels.

    In 2002, Michael took on a General Manager position at an Air Force Inn, and since that time, he has managed hotel complexes with over 2000+ rooms, on 3 different properties. Michael found his way to IHG when he intentionally took on a role with Army Lodging, knowing that the hotel would soon be privatized into an IHG hotel.

    Today, Michael is the General Manager at IHG Army Hotels on Fort Lee (soon to be re-branded as the World’s largest Holiday Inn Express).

  • Teresa “Sarge” Colatarci


    Meet Teresa “Sarge” Colatarci, general manager/regional director of operations for six IHG Army Hotels at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. Following her service in the U.S. Navy, she continues to serve by providing True Hospitality through the IHG Teen Academy.