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InterContinental Geneva Hotel


Job description

As the world's largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand.

Shaped by decades of international know-how and local insights, our passion for luxury travel spans cultures and customs. Inspiring us to create warm and sophisticated experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world.

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

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.

The avant-garde InterContinental Geneva embodies the refreshing, elevated perspective on luxury art de vivre in the world’s City of Peace.

Join us as a Director of Engineering M/F :

Under the supervision of the Deputy General Manager, the main responsibilities of this key role are :

Assist in developing and implementing plans to maintain property, equipment, grounds and other assets in a safe and acceptable state of repair.
Ensure the hotel is in compliance with all local and federal laws in terms of Life, Fire and Safety and, IHG Standard Operating Procedures.
Supervise and train all Engineering staff (eleven persons).
Create the annual budget for the department and assisting in developing financial forecasts and actively participating in monthly profit/loss review meetings.
Create and implement preventative maintenance program for all hotel equipment.
Ensure all fire equipment and systems are inspected, tested and certified per IHG standards.
Actively participate in energy conservation programs.
Review all guest and meeting planner comment cards to ensure problems are identified and corrected in a timely manner.
Assist with the administration of all vendor contracts controlled by the engineering department.
Ensure that room maintenance requests are handled in a prompt and courteous manner.
Assist as necessary with special projects.


With an university-level education specialized in electrotechnical skills, you have at least 10 years of experience in a similar position within a hotel of the same category (luxury hotel and more than 250 rooms) combined with an experience in AC management. Also, you have a fire certification.

You are fluent in English, German and French. You have strong IT skills.

You are acknowledged for your excellent relationship and leadership, your ability to analyze accurately and to go into details. You are used to work in a changing and fast-paced environment and are able to take ownership of your actions. We are looking for a quick and hard worker with a good team spirit and who aims to respect every deadline and works as an entrepreneur.

This position is to be filled as soon as possible. This position is opened for Swiss citizen or EU passport holders.
Job type
Geneva, Switzerland
Engineering & Maintenance
German, English, French
Starting in
As soon as possible
Contract duration
Other benefits
We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including, great room discount and superb training.

InterContinental Geneva Hotel

This 5-star luxury hotel, newly redesigned by famous New York architect Chi offers amazing views of the Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Europe, of Lake Geneva and Geneva City. It is a 3-minute walk from the Botanic Garden, United Nations and International Centre of Congress CICG and within a 5-minute drive from Palexpo Exhibition Centre and Luxury Shopping area. Free Tram and Eco-Bus are available for hotel guests.

The spacious and elegant rooms at the InterContinental Geneva have free WiFi, free tea and coffee making facilities, are air-conditioned and feature cable TV and a minibar.

Dining options include modern international cuisine and seasonal specialities served in the gourmet restaurant, which features a well-stocked wine cellar and a terrace.

At the bar Les Nations, guests can enjoy a wide range of drinks, listen to live piano music, and browse in books and magazines. A sophisticated urban-style bar, Le Fumoir seduces you with its original cocktails and a selection of international cigars.

The 400 m² Spa by Clarins offers a complete set of beauty and massage treatments. A steam bath, a sauna and a hot tub are also available. The health and fitness centre is open 24 hours.

Cointrin Airport is 3 km away, and Cornavin Train Station is 2.5 km from the InterContinental. Guests benefit from free public transports in Geneva during their stay.

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