IHG Manager, Engineering - SEA&K in Singapore City, Singapore

Description:

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What's your passion? Whether

you're into collecting hats, gyotaku or photography, at IHG we're interested in

YOU. We love people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs

as they do their hobbies - people who help us create great hotels guests love.

At the moment we're looking

for a Manager, Engineering SEA&K to join our fun

and energetic team at Singapore Corporate Office.

Job Overview

You will support IHG’s strategic product growth and estate quality in

adherence to the organization’s brand, build, and engineering standards to

ultimately drive Owner and shareholder return by creating Great Hotels Guests

Love. You will contribute a high

level of specialised knowledge and skill in engineering to support the Design

& Engineering function and subsequently the operating estate.

ESSENTIALDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (KeY Activities)

  • Provides technical support to new build,conversion, re-branding, and refurbishment projects in line with IHG brandstandards

  • Prepares engineering services briefs forConsultants on new projects and reviews and comments on consultants’ designs interms of economy, appropriateness in design, budget and operational issues.

  • Provides engineering input/advice in the duediligence process on potential new/conversion and/or renovation of existinghotels and conducts pre-opening reviews relative to IHG standards andspecifications of same.

  • When required, provides advice and directionto Hotel engineering departments on new and existing engineering standards andprocedures, Fire, Life & Safety and environmental issues to ensurecompliance with IHG standards and specifications.

NEWDEVELOPMENTS (Growth / Pipeline Projects):

  • Provide Design & Engineering team memberswith review, advice and support through desktop drawing reviews for new buildhotel MEP and FLS systems.

  • Provide engineering input/advice in the duediligence process on potential new/conversion and/or renovation of existinghotels to IHG Hotels & Resorts standards and specifications.

  • Assist to prepare engineering services briefsfor consultants on new projects and review and comment on consultants’ designsin terms of economy, appropriateness in design, budget and operational issues.

  • Review and comment on Owners’ / Consultants’design in relation to IHG standards and local code requirements in terms ofappropriateness of design and operational needs

  • Conduct regular and periodic site visits ofassigned projects for the purposes of ensuring progress in in line with IHGstandard

  • Prepares timely reports on project sitevisits, project meetings, drawing & system reviews, inspections and testingto highlight key activities, issue, and variance to required standards

  • Conducts technical inspections as required ofpotential or existing properties and completes Property Improvement Plans(PIPs) of the same

  • Provides input and advice to aid hotel designfor optimal energy efficiency, including compliance with IHG’s Green EngageProgram. Actively seeks out newtechnologies geared to reduce energy consumption

HOTELPRE-OPENING:

  • Works with hotel engineers for new hotels to ensureengineering system testing and commissioning, acceptance, and take overprocedures are in compliance

  • Provides advice and procedures forestablishing engineering programs (e.g. work request, preventative maintenance,planned preventative maintenance of guestrooms, fire protection maintenance,engineering manual self-audits)

  • Ensure hotels are using computer aidedmaintenance management systems (ESCAP or other approved systems)

  • Assist Director of Engineering (DOE) or ChiefEngineer (CE) with requirements for training of the hotel’s engineering teamwith regards to engineering policies, procedures, and programmes

  • To provide advice and assistance as necessaryto enable the DOE or CE to take full responsibility of the hotel’s engineeringoperations

  • Provide, where required, advice to the DOE orCE for purchasing of required engineering FF&E

  • Assist to ensure health and safety practicesare being implemented in accordance with corporate programs and local laws

  • Collaborate with Hotel Openings Team oncompletion of areas and handover dates for completion

OPERATINGESTATE DUTIES WHEN MANDATED:

  • Provide engineering maintenance direction,consultation, and training to operating owned/leased and managed properties(where required) to ensure compliance with IHG standards and procedures andFire, Life, and Safety.

  • Conducts site visits of hotels on an asneeded basis, to review engineering operations.

Qualifications

Education: Degree

or Diploma in Engineering or similar built environment discipline with emphasis

in building services, marine, mechanical, or electrical engineering. Post graduate qualifications would be

considered advantageous.

Certification:

Related facilities management, engineering, post trade or building, WPHS, or

fire safety certifications are highly desirable.

Experience: Minimum 4 years related

experience to include at least 2 years in a related building services role for

hotel or commercial complexes. Having

previous experience in a managed hotel with an international hotel operator

and/or being conversant with international hotel operator Engineering policies,

procedures, and programs would be considered most advantageous.

Technical Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strongtechnical and problem solving skills

  • Strong understanding of commercial buildings,residential, and/or hotel (preferred) operational requirements in the contextof building services and infrastructure

  • Possess sense of urgency to drive projectcompletion

  • Ability to work independently, with minimaloversight and team player who collaborates well with others to drive consensusin pressure and deadline filled environments

  • Strong verbal and written communicationskills for purpose of providing and explaining project information and statusto Owners, consultants and contractors, internal stakeholders, hotel managementteams, and senior management

  • Experience and comfortability working acrossmulti-cultural and multi-national environments

  • Team player who works collaboratively with adiverse group of people to accomplish complex tasks.

  • Strong level of personal and professionalintegrity

In return, we'll give you a

competitive benefits package including salary, discounted accommodation world

wide and the opportunity to progress your career with IHG. You'll

have the chance to work with a great team of people, and most importantly,

we'll give you Room to be yourself.

So what's your passion?

Please apply on-line and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to

IHG.

To find out more about us or

any other jobs with IHG please look at careers.ihg.com

Job: Executive / Corporate

Location: Singapore-Singapore City

Requisition ID: R135358