Director of Engineering Job in Kenya




Our client, an International Hotel Chain in Nairobi, is looking for a Director of Engineering. The successful candidate will hold the technical overall responsibility of all machinery, technical systems, plants, energy, etc. of the entire Hotel site. Strong accent is to be given to the technical service towards the guest as a prime goal and to maintain and develop the attitude of the related staff as a second. MUST HAVE WORKED FOR A HOTEL! INTERNATIONAL HOTEL CHAIN EXPERIENCE AN ADDED ADVANTAGE!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement all necessary work procedures for preventive maintenance and initiate respective scheduled procedures
    • Handling and management of storing of spare parts
    • Work out a concept of a yearly preventive maintenance program
    • Establish a monthly report of works carried out, machines maintained, special events, report and consumption of energy and water
    • Control and endorse all invoices for installations
    • Initiate, execute and/or monitor training of his/her staff for engineering matters
    • Assists and co-ordinates together with the Chief of Security proper Fire & Safety training for all staff of the hotel
    • Attends daily operational meetings
    • Ensures all staff is thoroughly familiar with the hotel’s emergency procedures and in a state of preparedness for any emergency, which may occur
    • Organization of engineering administration


  • Bachelor degree in Engineering
    • At least 10 years of Maintenance experience in a hotel
    • International Hotel Chain experience an added advantage
    • Hotel opening experience an added advantage
    • Familiarity with hotel operating systems and software
    • Good administrative, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
    • Computer literate and proficient in English

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