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Jumeirah Group

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About Jumeirah


At Jumeirah, we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues in world class environments. We value diversity and provide equal opportunities, employing over 14,000 colleagues from over 140 different countries including locations in Asia Pacific, CIS, Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, South America, Africa and the Middle East.


Jumeirah Guangzhou is a Development of a Serviced Apartment (168 keys) and a Luxury Hotel (128 keys) that enjoys an excellent location in the Centre of the Business Hub of Guangzhou, Pearl River New City. Facilities include a World Class Spa and Pool complex, a Ballroom, Lobby Lounge, Western and Specialty Restaurants, two Gyms and a Lounge for Serviced Apartment tenants.


About the role


An exciting role has arisen for hard working Director of Engineering to join Preopening Engineering department at Jumeirah Guangzhou. The main purpose of this role is to ensure that the property and assets are maintained in the highest order through the implementation of the “Jumeirah Engineering Management System” and the appointment of suitable competent personnel.


Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Supervise and directs the daily activities of all Engineering Department Maintenance Manager/ Supervisors and subordinators.

  • Observes activities to ensure adherence to policies and operating procedures.

  • Check on completed repair and maintenance works to ensure that established standards have been met.

  • Responsible for maintaining fire, life and safety system with high level of standard.

  • Monitors store stock and adherence to quality standards during the receiving of goods.

  • Responsible for data collection and analysis of data leading up to the preparation of the P&L and Capex budgets.

  • Handles grievances, suggestions and complaints by colleagues and recommends appropriate action to the DOE.

  • Work on own initiative without full detailed supervision or direction

  • Making sure that all documentation used in the department is a controlled version with the correct issue date.

  • To perform other duties that management may from time to time reasonable require.

  • Responsible to control energy management and control system of the hotel.

  • Responsible for repair and maintenance of the engineering management systems and controls.

  • To provide technical assistance, guidance when the team required.

  • Responsible to monitor the performance of the external maintenance contractors.

  • Responsible to prepare project specifications, CAPEX, review of drawings -operation and maintenance manuals, material submittals, DM/DCD approved drawings, AS built drawings & Engineering projects.

  • Looking and assisting into the Central Plant Services Electrical HVAC / Water System / Mechanical etc.


About You
In order to be considered for this role, you should have a minimum of 5-years’ experience as Resident Engineer or similar position in a 5-star hotel. You should have  working experience in China and possess a technical qualification.
You would be experienced in Fire & Life safety systems, as well as, Green Building approach. You would have a deep knowledge of HVAC Systems and Electrical systems, as well as, be proficiency in computer software systems such as MS Office, AutoCAD, and CMMS system.
It is essential that you have excellent communication skills in written and spoken English.
** Chinese Nationals only are encouraged to apply


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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Engineering & Maintenance
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As soon as possible

Jumeirah Group

JUMEIRAH™ Hotels & Resorts are regarded as among the most luxurious and innovative in the world and have won numerous international travel and tourism awards.

The company was founded in 1997 and currently operates 20 hotels in 7 countries. Jumeirah’s promise of STAY DIFFERENT™ delivers imaginative and exhilarating experiences in culturally connected environments offering a thoughtful and generous service.

In line with this promise, the individuality of the Jumeirah portfolio is unmistakable, encompassing Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; the world renowned Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the world’s most luxurious hotel and recognised as the symbol of Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London.

Jumeirah Group also manages two five-star luxury serviced residences: Jumeirah Living World Trade Centre in Dubai and Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living in London; Talise, our spa brand; Jumeirah Restaurants, our restaurant division; the thrilling Wild Wadi Waterpark; and the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management.

Whenever you stay with us or use any of our services, our aim is for you to come away with a sense of the Jumeirah spirit - a genuinely caring and personal service. In our own words, to STAY DIFFERENT™.

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