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Director of Engineering

The Peninsula London
Grosvenor Place, London
Market Leading Salary & Benefits + Service Charge / Update Salary Banding
Closing date
26 Feb 2024

Job Details

Director of Engineering

The Peninsula London is seeking to hire a Director of Engineering to join our Executive Leadership Team. The successful candidate will have a strong experience in leading a large and diverse team across multiple specialist trades responsible for all operations and maintenance of all facilities; equipment, machinery, landscaping and building services in order to achieve guest satisfaction, employee satisfaction and provide a safe and well maintained environment. 

  • An exceptional opportunity to join our high-profile flagship hotel in London.
  • The Peninsula Hotels espouses luxury service, dedication to our customers and commitment to our employees. 
  • Join our award-winning group, working alongside a highly experienced team. 

Key accountabilities

  • Direct the overall operation of the engineering department 
  • Develop, plan, execute annual capital expenditure budgets in order to maintain acceptable hotel condition and achieve incremental revenue increases.
  • Formulate and implement cost reduction schemes to achieve budgets and manage unaccounted expenses
  • Establish a workable solution in realizing an efficient, economical and sustainable generation and utilization of energy and other utility resources. 
  • Implement the rules and regulations of the hotel and ensures that the hotel's and company's policies and procedures are being followed at all times
  • Hire, develop, motivate, supervise and coach departmental employees by maintaining a culture of compliance and upholds the HSH values and core principles

General requirements

  • Minimum 6 years in a similar role within luxury hotels.
  • Pre-opening of a 5-star, highly specified and complex hotel operation.
  • Strong team leader, self-starter, problem-solving skills, analytical, detailed and result oriented.
  • Fluent English communication proficiency.
  • Strong experience in engineering operations (including fire life safety systems).
  • Adept with managing departmental finances and cost control.

At the Peninsula London, we look after:

Your financial wellbeing:

  • Excellent salary package 
  • Generous service charge distributed equitably to all colleagues
  • Life Insurance
  • Enhanced company contribution on pension plan

Your medical care:

  • Medical cash plans including optical and dental coverage
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave plan

Your daily health routine:

  • State of the art heart of house facilities including a gym, fitness classes, relaxation room, contemplation room and nursing mothers’ room
  • Colleague restaurant with healthy and balanced 24/7 food offerings
  • On-site occupational health and safety nurse and wellbeing education sessions

Other perks:

  • High street and online shopping discounts
  • Rewards and recognition initiatives
  • Dry cleaning for uniforms and work attire

We are delighted to receive your CV and will liaise with suitable candidates directly.


The Peninsula London’s 190 exquisitely styled accommodations consist of 131 guest rooms and 59 suites. Many feature floor-to-ceiling windows that offer both abundant natural light and dazzling views over London’s skyline and all have been designed by architect and designer of the interiors Peter Marino to reflect the distinctive grandeur of Belgravia.

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The Peninsula London

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