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Director of Engineering


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: RP714-10335

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Director of Engineering

Ready for a career move and be part of the pre-opening team? We are looking for a new talent to play a vital role in our Engineering Department working alongside a fantastic team.

What is in it for you:
- Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
- Learning programs through our Academies
- Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
- Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

What you will be doing:
- The Director of Engineering leads the Engineering team with maintenance for the entire hotel facility, including the physical building structure, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems and related equipment in accordance with energy conservation and preventative maintenance programs.
- Conduct walk-throughs and visually assess the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of the physical structures of the hotel, convention meeting space, guest areas and heart of the house areas.
- Responsible for hiring, training, supervising, and coaching department associates and follow prescribed safety procedures for team members and equipment by hotel standards and local regulations.
- A strong accent has to be given as well to preventive maintenance and relevant programs.
- To maintain our standards of quality and service and facilities in all departments over which he/she has responsibility and authority.
- He/she is responsible for the overall smooth, efficient and economical running of the entire Engineering department.
- Assist the Maintenance and Management in planning for the investment, project and replacement budget on a yearly basis.


- Educated to bachelor's degree level or beyond in Engineering field.
- Prior experience as a Department Head in a large, fast paced organisation
- Fluency in verbal and written English is essential - an additional language eg Arabic would be an advantage
- 5 years prior experience as a Director of Engineering in a like property
- Must be a highly capable user of Microsoft office programmes including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
- Previous working experience in a global work environment is essential

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?

We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor's limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality.

About the Company

A caring employer providing respect, training and career development for our employees. An attractive employer offering more than 100 professions across the 5 continents.

We are much more than a world leader. We are 250,000 hoteliers with the same shared passion for welcoming. We take care of millions of guests in our 4,300 addresses and on our digital platforms. As an operator and franchisor (HotelServices), owner and investor (HotelInvest), we invest all our energy into making "Feel Welcome" resonate as the finest hotel promise.

From luxury to economy and in every corner of the globe, AccorHotels'​ more than 20 brands meet all the needs of business and leisure travelers seeking comfort, attention and high-quality services.

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AED 43,500

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