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Sought position:
Director of Engineering
Ref ID: n84215
Town: Verbier
Country : Switzerland
Contract type: Long term contract
Contract start date : As soon as possible
Salary: according to your experience
Experience: experienced
Job status: Manager
Job category: Accommodation / Technics
Online since 2021/03/23
This job position is still available for the week of 2021-05-10


W Verbier

Number of rooms and suites: 123
Website

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W Verbier is looking for...

Director of Engineering (M/F)



JOB DESCRIPTION
As a Director Engineering you will be part of the Executive Committee of the hotel. Reporting to the General Manager you will play a vital role in the strategic and operational success of the post opening of the first W hotel in Switzerland.

Your are the heart inside the brand – you bring it to life.

He/she will entail, amongst other, the following responsibilities:

Responsible for the short and long term planning and the day to day operations of the technical department
This is a key position within the executive committee and as such should take a senior manager’s overview of the Hotel’s operation to ensure hotel achieves its guest and associates satisfaction and profitability targets.

• Conduct regular walk-abouts, visually assessing the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structure(s) of the hotel and spa; all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems and any other related equipment.
• Verify completion of all routine maintenance on public spaces, meeting rooms, outlets, back of the house spaces, and external areas. Verify completion of all repairs, replacement, and renovation works throughout the hotel and spa.
• Assist in hiring, training and development, supervision, and disciplining of all staff in the Engineering Department.
• Adhere to all corporate purchasing policies and controls, including, but not limited to, all outside contractor bids, budgets, and schedules. Adhere to all Health & Safety policies and all other Company policies as required. Follow prescribed safety procedures for personnel, contractors and equipment at all times.
• Maintain effective Energy Management and Preventive Maintenance programmes, and conduct special training for other operating departments on the safe and efficient use of equipment and energy in the hotel.
• Manage the day-to-day activities of the Engineering team.
• Prepare annual R&M Budget, Utilities Budget and Capital Budget, and monitor to ensure costs are kept within budgeted limits.
• Prepare all Capital Project Releases and co-ordinate all related work.
• Prepare technical data, bidding, project work, alterations for the property, having knowledge of building regulations and codes.
• Design, maintain and ensure the planned preventative maintenance programme for the building, plant and equipment is fully operational.
• Ensure supervision and control of line staff and contractors are effective to ensure optimum performance, efficient and safe working procedures, meeting all legislative standards.
• Responsible for reviewing, revising, updating and implementing Security and Safety procedures - both Switzerland legal requirements and Corporate Hotel Policy.
• Conduct regular Fire Safety inspections within the buildings, liaising with the Fire Department as necessary; ensuring fire doors / corridors are effective and safe.
• Supervise and maintain the Key systems within the hotel and spa in conjunction with the Information Systems Manager, maintaining and issuing keys; implementing authority levels; and ensuring all electronic lock systems are fully functional.
• Implement and actively supervise the hotel’s energy management programme.
• Oversee water treatment programmes.

PROFILE
• Several years of experience in a similar role in a hotel or building
• All technical qualifications required for the role
• Extremly flexible and open minded to new things
• Advanced written & verbal fluency in English and French
• Advanced computer skills e.g. Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, Excel
•Good communication skills, verbal & written
•Act with integrity, adaptability, flexibility and results oriented
•Strong team player
•Demonstrate financial acumen

Due to visa restrictions only applicants from Switzerland and European Union can be considered.

Sought position:
Director of Engineering
Ref ID: n84215
Town: Verbier
Country : Switzerland
Contract type: Long term contract
Contract start date : As soon as possible
Salary: according to your experience
Experience: experienced
Job status: Manager
Job category: Accommodation / Technics
Online since 2021/03/23
This job position is still available for the week of 2021-05-10

COMPANY OVERVIEW
W is a destination, more than a hotel. A contemporary lifestyle brand infused with the energy of non-traditional luxury. What's hip, fresh, and cool, always balanced with what is comfortable and cozy.

W Verbier is the first alpine escape of W Hotels Worldwide and was honored to be named both Switzerland’s Best Ski Hotel and World’s Best Ski Hotel - 2016 by the reputed World Ski Awards organization.
Perched at 1531 meters and located on the Place Blanche, the heart of the Medran Project, the hotel will be conveniently located next to the main gondola offering immediate access to the 400 kilometers slopes of ski, biking and hiking terrain, ensuring a memorable experience.
Open all year around, W Verbier offers 123 rooms for jet setters seeking extraordinary travel experiences, 6 different bars and restaurants, and the signature AWAY® spa in collaboration with Switzerland’s most famous beauty brand, La Prairie.
Whatever else guests need to amp up their stay, all they need to do is ask. The renowned Whatever/Whenever service team is available to make it happen 24/7.

Marriott International is the world’s leading global hospitality company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. With 5,700 properties, you’ll find us in your neighborhood and in more than 110 countries across the globe. 

W Verbier

Number of rooms and suites: 123
Website


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