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Director, Engineering 


At One&Only, we exist to create joy for our guests through anticipation, creativity, precision, empathy and warmth. We tailor every aspect of our guests’ stay to bring their dreams and desires to life. With an atmosphere that’s chic but wonderfully unstuffy™, and a team who are meticulous but warm, we seek to exceed our guests’ expectations at every possible turn. 

Shimmering in azure Indian Ocean, fringed with white powder sands and vibrant coral reef, One&Only Reethi Rah is a beautiful and rare place that creates magically unscripted stories for the world’s most discerning and remarkable guests. With abundant knowledge and generosity, we anticipate our guest’s every need and surpass expectations. Whether we are designing the perfect family day out or arranging a romantic private dinner, we approach everything with imagination to spark a sense of playfulness, discovery and adventure. This is not simply our job, it’s our passion.


Job Summary

To ensure the efficient running of the Engineering department through achieving budgeted colleague Satisfaction, Guest Satisfaction and GOP results for each area.


Key Duties and Responsibilities


  • Align management style, working practices and conduct with One&Only Reethi Rah’s and Kerzner’s vision, Global Support values, operating standards and policies.  To comply with Kerzner’s code of conduct at all times.
  • Personally build clear and open lines of communication with all departments
  • Responsible for the property maintenance, assistance with capital projects & works conform to Kerzner International Engineering Standards and Local Government Legislation.
  • Be actively involved in maintaining all Kerzner International programs and standards.
  • Be critical and demanding of operating standards.
  • Monitor and control all financial aspects of the business including the preparation of the annual business plan.
  • Implement and monitor programs to maintain the condition of hotel assets.
  • Control and supervise the Fire Protection Preventative Maintenance Program. Check all Fire and Engineering safety features to ensure that they are functioning at peak efficiency.
  • Carry out regular inspections of plant and equipment and ensure that inspections required by Government authorities are conducted and documented.
  • Manage all external contracts to ensure aligned service is received maximizing efficiencies.
  • Be well versed and knowledgeable of the hotels Fire Evacuation and all Emergency procedures as well as health and safety requirements in the Workplace. Ensure colleagues are aware of their duty of care as determined by legislation.
  • Ensure proper records are kept relating to all plant and equipment.
  • Be innovative with everything you do.
  • Create an environment that trains, develops, coaches and mentor’s colleagues.
  • Dedicate time to your personal development.
  • Where required develop policy, formulate direction and strategy.
  • Conduct weekly SMART Plan review with all direct reports to ensure follows up to achieve the agreed goals & objectives.
  • Actively participate in sales presentations, property tours and customer meetings.
  • Drive GSQ action plan follow up on a monthly basis with direct reports.
  • Conduct monthly walkthrough with Engineering, Housekeeping and DH to ensure action and standards are maintained.
  • Deliver a monthly report on Key issues, developments, outstanding works, and personal and financial concerns to GM and cc EXCOM.
  • Directly manager certain departments that have been assigned by GM.
  • Undertake additional duties as requested by the General Manager of the resort.


Skills, Experience & Educational Requirements


  • Ability to lead, motivate and develop colleagues.
  • Be innovative, financially savvy, Connect emotionally with guest and internal customer.
  • Be well versed in the Colleagues competencies of Kerzner International,
  • 2 Years’ experience in a similar position in an executive committee capacity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, People Management Skills.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Should hold a bachelor's Degree in Engineering 


Our brand is expanding faster than ever before. We are investing in the growth of our company, and that means we are committed to investing in you. Join a team that is open-hearted, intuitive, generous, and spontaneous in spirit. We believe in making our guests happy beyond anything they have ever imagined. We wow them at every turn and create memories that will last a lifetime. You will be at the heart of this vision, to constantly innovate to deliver Amazing Experiences and Everlasting Memories.