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IHG Assistant Manager of Engineering - InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort in Sanctuary Cove QLD, Australia

Assistant Manager of Engineering - InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort

Job Number EMEAA09249

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - Australia - Queensland - Sanctuary Cove QLD

Description

About us

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.

Each of our hotels cultivates a distinctive style and ambience where we embrace every opportunity to give our guests a personal and enriching experience.

As the first InterContinental Resort to land in Australia, InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort reflects the grand, graceful architecture of a classic Queensland estate, nestled within the beautiful surrounds of Sanctuary Cove. Surrounded by 4.2 hectares of lush landscaping with the show-stopping beach lagoon at the centre, the Resort has 243 distinctive rooms all boasting private balconies, 15 diverse indoor and outdoor meeting and events spaces and 5 restaurants & bars.

Your day to day

If you'd like to embrace a wider world of experiences and opportunities, we'd like to welcome you to the world's most international luxury hotel brand in this full time role as our Assistant Engineering Manager.

Reporting to the Director of Engineering, you’ll support the day to day engineering operations of the resort to ensure safety and comfort of hotel guests and team members, including the operation of all mechanical and electrical plant and equipment within the resort, and all ongoing and preventative maintenance of all rooms, buildings and public areas.

Working to tight deadlines, it’s a fast-paced role that requires strong organisational and collaborative skills, to ensure that brand standards are met and any federal, state, and/or local regulatory requirements are maintained. You’ll also play a key role in creating a positive and productive work environment; building, motivating and upskilling the Engineering department to ensure they are highly engaged.

With a strong team to support, the day to day of this role will include;

  • Monitoring and auditing maintenance requests in the system to ensure adherence to response times and resolution

  • Rostering and management of team manning and budget

  • Supervising and supporting the engineering team to execute all maintenance requests and assist as required

  • Provide support to the Resort leadership team in the absence of the Director of Engineering

  • Day to day management of contractors on site, including quality of work

This is a unique opportunity to combine your trade skills, engineering background and leadership growth into one environment.

What we need from you

To be successful in this role you will need to have a strong background and knowledge across a broad range of trades, with electrical skills highly regarded. With 2-3 year experience in a similar role or in a senior engineering capacity within a hotel, resort environment or complex environment, you will have proven ability to manage multiple and varying projects.

You will have the ability to work alongside a team and collaborate with key stakeholders with a sense of urgency. Strategic thinking, the ability to explore new ways of working and an open mind around how we can drive the Engineering Department forward and partner with other areas of the operation to deliver unrivalled guest journeys will be highly advantageous. Flexibility to work a varied roster including, late evenings, weekends and public holidays is also required.

What we offer

IHG are more than just great places to stay, we are also one of Australia’s best employers. We are looking for exceptional people like you to greet the world and be the spark that makes us even better.

Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve.

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 - visit www.http://careers.ihg.com to find out more about us.


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    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.

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