Technical Operations Manager

  • The Berkeley
  • Technical services
  • Full time

A unique opportunity has arisen for an experienced Technical Operations Manager to join our Technical Services department at The Berkeley.

With an independent spirit and an eye for style, The Berkeley is the epitome of modern British luxury. Rooms are furnished by leading designers, and London’s original fashionista afternoon tea ‘Prêt-à-Portea’ is served daily in the Collins Room. The Berkeley is perfectly positioned between Hyde Park, fashionable Knightsbridge and the residential neighbourhood of Belgravia. Its signature experiences include the famed Blue Bar, The Berkeley Bar & Terrace, Michelin-starred dining in ‘Marcus’ by Marcus Wareing and our Bamford Health Club & Spa.

Main duties & responsibilities

As Technical Operations Manager you will work closely with the Chief Engineer and assist in the day to day operation of our Technical Services department. You will be an experienced manager with strong leadership skills and demonstrate a high willingness to teach and train the junior members of the team.

Main responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Take responsibility for the upkeep and coordination of all the Compliance & Legislative Health & Safety documentation for the Hotel within the technical operations manual.
  • Ensure that all Back & Front of house PPM programs are completed and up to date following the receipt of the PPM schedules from both the Guest Facility Manager & Plant Services Manager.
  • Review & monitor works by contractors working in the building and confirm that works are supported by a Risk assessment and method statements prior to commencement of works being carried out.
  • Assist the Chief Engineer with the annual budget planning and execution, as well as further departmental administration and coordination. 
  • Lead a highly motivated team of individuals and ensure regular training is provided, as well as daily briefings and instructions are being given to ensure the team is fully aware of daily tasks, responsibilities and upcoming projects. 

Entry Requirements

Desired qualifications/experience for this role include: 

  • Managing L8 Compliance
  • Management of Water in Evaporative cooling systems
  • ISRM Pool plant or STA qualification
  • ONC/ HNC in Engineering certification
  • WIFM or other Facility Management recognised courses
  • Electrical Qualification
  • Mechanical qualifications
  • Auto Cad
  • Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Successful candidates for our Technical Operations Manager opportunity will demonstrate genuine dedication to The Berkeley and show a commitment to consistent quality in our product and service. 

This is an exciting role for a talented individual who is looking for a new challenge and wants to join a fast paced and high performing hotel team renowned for their approach and delivery of unparalleled service. You will have already gained experience within a 5* luxury environment in a similar position and bring strong leadership skills with you. 

Benefits package

  • Competitive salary
  • Preferential room rates for yourself and family across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • 50% food & beverage discount across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Vast range of learning and development programmes, for colleagues and managers at all levels
  • Opportunities for transfer and promotion across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Social events & activities
  • Wellbeing events & activities
  • Critical illness cover
  • Season ticket loan
  • Additional benefits & initiatives may be available in local properties

Terms & conditions apply to all benefits


In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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