Deputy Head of Technical Services

Employer
Dorchester Collection
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
negotiable
Closing date
29 Sep 2022

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Position Overview

We care about your career and are known for having the absolute best people in the industry. When you join us as a Global Head of Technical Services you start a unique opportunity to become celebrated as the very best in your field. You’ll learn not only from your fellow Legends, but also through our award-winning learning academy, so that you can achieve the highest standards of craft, service, and leadership and become a legend in your own story.

 

What you'll get

As the Global Head of Technical Services at Dorchester Collection, here are just some of the great benefits you will receive: 

  • Complimentary stays with breakfast included in all 9 Dorchester Collection hotels – stay twice a year at each hotel!
  • 50% off at bars and restaurants within all of our Dorchester Collection hotels
  • World class development opportunities
  • Social events throughout the year,
  • Workday Lunches in the form of a prepaid contactless card
  • season ticket loan and cycle to work scheme
  • Exclusive Access to a discount platform featuring 1000s of retailers
  • Private medical insurance
  • Competitive retirement scheme

 

What you'll do

You’ll love what you do and take pride in delighting our guests:

  • You will be responsible for providing architectural, design and direction to major hotel refurbishment projects as required
  • You’ll also support our hotels in major project planning, scope and design and in capital expenditure planning and review/approve expenditure requests as required by Corporate Finance team
  • International travel to our current properties and proposed projects would be required and would be planned accordingly
  • You will periodically review and advise on application of DC property standards
  • You will support hotels and corporate team in preparation and review of annual and 10 year capital planning
  • Review and advise on new hotel development opportunities as required by Global Development Director, and support them in presentations and meetings as required
  • You will also prepare project reviews, advise development partners on suitability of projects and assist in negotiations to develop suitable project properties.
  • Our values of, Passion, Personality, Respect, Working Together and Creativity guide us each and every day. As a part of our team you’ll have the opportunity to bring these to life and continue to create our legacy.

The items shared are the essence of a day in the life of our Global Head of Technical Services but we’ll make sure you are provided with specifics on how we care for our Collection.

What you'll bring

  • You’ll bring your unique personality and passion to the role and the team
  • You’ll bring upscale luxury hotel experience to the role
  • You have qualifications in Architecture or an associated discipline such as interior design
  • You have a talent for reading and working with architectural drawings, and have good computer application skills including AutoCAD, Project, and Microsoft Office
  • Communication is what keeps our departments running perfectly. You have great communication skills with a strong customer service ethic.
  • English is the primary language used in our hotel. You can comfortably communicate in this language. Knowledge of a second language is advantageous
  • You will have prior experience in luxury hotel property development and appraisal, and be familiar with hotel operations
  • Knowledge and interest in global luxury hotel design, latest design developments and innovation in the sector

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