Senior Level
Property Manager
DoubleTree By Hilton Hull

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: Thursday, 28 September 2017

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A £25 million pound investment into the city of Hull, The DoubleTree by Hilton will provide a 24-hour full service facility complete with 165 bedrooms, meeting space for up to 1,000 delegates, three conference rooms, a ballroom which can be divided into five meeting spaces and a large breakout area. Food and beverage outlets will include a branded restaurant, rooftop bar and lobby café

Due to this exciting new addition to the city we are currently seeking a full time Property Manager to be responsible for and oversee the day to day running of the maintenance department and the team.

The role

Organise, carry out and implement total maintenance and upkeep the Capital investment and building fabric of the hotel. Maintaining the hotels services, gas, water, electricity and drainage, the contents of the building, equipment, car parks, grounds and all Public and back of house areas, by carrying out routine planned maintenance of the building.

Key Responsibilities

To maintain the efficient operation of all mechanical and electrical plant:

  • Boilers, associated plant and controls
  • Water treatments and monitoring
  • Mechanical ventilation plant
  • Kitchen equipment
  • All artificial lighting
  • Audio/visual equipment Hotel ancillary equipment
  • Fitness Centre mechanical, electrical and associated equipment
  • The implementation and ongoing monitoring of an energy conservation
  • Keep sufficient stocks of consumable goods for use in the case of hotel general maintenance.
  • Monthly, in conjunction with the Head Housekeeper and General Manager, carry out a survey of the hotels condition. Following the condition survey, the Maintenance Engineer will implement using his/her own skills, remedial works to any of the finishes that require remedial attention, these could be either of a wall covering or paint nature.
  • Ensure that all drains and sewage systems are fully operational and functioning correctly.To work closely with the General Manager and Finance Department with regards to all aspects of maintenance functions and control of expenditure.
  • Play a key part in energy conservation activity including Meetings and recording of action taken.
  • Consider how activity within the department impacts the environment, takes an active part in recycling and reducing the carbon footprint of the Hotel.
  • Monitor the performance of maintenance contracts in liaison with the hotel General Manager and in accordance with Leaf Hospitality.
  • Ensure that policies with regard to lifts, fire alarm systems and pressure vessels are maintained in accordance with insurance requirements.
  • In conjunction with the Reception Team leader, ensure that adequate spare keys for the bedroom stock are held in a safe place and are available for immediate distribution as and when required.
  • To ensure that all hotel paging/Dect systems are kept in full operational mode.
  • To collect information daily from all associated departments relating to any form of equipment or defect that may contribute to the disruption of the hotels day to day operation, so that remedial action can be implemented. Any outstanding remedial action to be implemented as soon as is physically possible.
  • When local contractors are employed to carry out works within the hotel, wherever possible the hotel maintenance engineer should use nominated contractors and suppliers, considering that three quotations must be obtained if the above are not nominated contractors/suppliers.
  • As and when required, liaise with the Local Authorities regarding any form of planning consent, building control and regulations relating to an localised work before it is implemented.
  • Be prepared for the out of hours call outs, as and when necessary, due to emergencies that may rise unexpectedly.
  • Where applicable, to be responsible for the training of all hotel based maintenance personnel and implement the recording of all training carried out.
  • Attend heads of department meetings, training sessions as and when requested by the hotel General Manager.

Health Safety & Security

  • To ensure that all areas under their control are maintained to a very high standard of cleanliness and safety in accordance with Company policy, Health and Safety, Statutory Requirements. Demonstrate an understanding and an awareness of all policies and procedures relating to Health, Hygiene and Fire Life Safety.
  • Familiarise yourself with emergency and evacuation procedures.
  • Ensure all security incidents, accidents and near misses are always logged in a timely manner and brought to the attention of the General Manager.
  • Obtain a thorough working knowledge of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 specifically relating to his/her main area of duty, also to general aspects of the hotel.
  • Obtain a thorough knowledge of the Approved Code of Practice L8:2001, Legionnaires Disease and that the hotel does conform to necessary requirements.
  • To ensure you have a thorough knowledge of the Electricity at Work Regulations.
  • Obtain a thorough knowledge of the Fire Precautions Act 1974 and that the hotel does conform to the necessary requirements.

Required skills and experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a Property Management/Supervisory Role
  • Minimum of 1 years experience in a hotel/ Events venue.
  • Ideally from a branded hotel background
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety systems is preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Property Management: 2 years

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