Maintenance Manager

DoubleTree by Hilton, Leeds City Centre

Maintenance Manager - Full time, Permanent

Salary £Competitive

Main Duties

The Maintenance Manager role involves a range of duties, including: the accountability and ownership for the management of the maintenance department ensuring that the brand values and standards are delivered and budgeted profitability achieved. You will have a full understanding of hotel maintenance systems and act accordingly to eliminate maintenance requirements, ensuring continuity of supply of services with minimum disruption to our guests and the hotel day to day operation. Responsible for the control of maintenance operating costs in line with forecasted business levels the Maintenance Manager works with all departments of the hotel.

Planning and prioritising maintenance requirements for the hotel the Maintenance Manager will supervise maintenance activities which may include plant, boiler, heating and air handling units, liaise with external contractors and service engineers. An awareness of electrical regulations is required. The Maintenance Manager will assist their team in carrying out emergency works ensuring high standards of health and safety procedures are followed at all times.

Key Personal Attributes

To join our team we need individuals who can drive commerciality through caring and pride. Being personable, reliable, inspirational, driven and enthusiastic by nature.

Key Performance Behavioural Indicators

The key performance behavioural requirements of the Maintenance Manager role include:

• Providing leadership which utilises the full potential of the team, including training and development.
• Promoting effective relationships with individuals and other departments, including contractors and suplliers
• Acquiring skills and knowledge relating to the job role.
• Setting measurable performance standards, objectives and goals to be achieved.
• Improving quality and service standards by paying attention to detail.
• Anticipating potential problems and business opportunities within the planning process.
• Demonstrating a systematic approach to organisation and administration.
• Focusing on producing results through encouraging high achievement.
• We are a custmer focused industry and you will be required to be hospitable with both internal and external customers.

Previous Experience

The successful applicant must have previous all round maintenance experience preferably within a hotel or customer service environment. This should include electrical, plumbing and painting skills and knowledge of air handling units. Experience in dealing with external suppliers/contractors, the ability to prioritise, effective organisation and communication skills are paramount for this role together with a knowledge of health and safety practices relating to maintenance.

Benefits Package:

• Award winning employer
• Competitive Salary
• Worldwide team member benefit programme
• 50% F&B Discount at any UK Valor hotel
• Team member of the month incentive
• Free meals on duty and uniforms provided
• Many Team member celebration events throughout the year
• Incremental holiday allowance based on service
• Apprenticeships available
• Healthcare options
• Pension options
• Discounted Gym membership

Hotel Description:

With 333 rooms, our stylish hotel is conveniently situated just 2 minutes' walk from Leeds train station, the perfect location for those who enjoy working in the vibrant City of Leeds.
The hotel hosts a mixture of leisure guests, those on business and those attending a meeting or celebration, which our team organise with clockwork precision. Our Meetings & Events offering has been recently refurbished, August 2018, to a very high spec and modern environment for our Corporate guests.

Sky Lounge
Our guests can enjoy stunning views of Leeds from the SkyLounge, located on the 13th floor as well as canal side views and delicious food and cocktails. Refurbished to a high spec in September 2016.

The Lock - Leeds

Located on the ground floor of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Leeds, our restaurant provides friendly, but never casual, service in a relaxing, warm atmosphere. Serving the finest quality ingredients and quality craft beers and cocktails which can be enjoyed from our canal side terrace.
The restaurant is just a two-minute walk from Leeds train station, the perfect location for those who enjoy working in the vibrant Leeds. Newly refurbihsed in May 2017.

This hotel is a contempary place to work, with modern outlets.

Valor Hospitality Europe

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