Chief engineer

  • The Connaught
  • Technical services
  • Full time

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a highly talented and ambitious Chief Engineerto join the senior leadership team of the award-winning 5-star Connaught Hotel.

Found at the heart of Mayfair village, The Connaught blends tradition with contemporary flair. With its bespoke service, 3,000-piece art collection, two Michelin-starred restaurant Hélène Darroze at The Connaught and London’s only Aman Spa, it has always been the choice for connoisseurs of the art of living well. Jean-Georges at The Connaught offers all-hours informal gourmet dining; and the exquisite Connaught Bar has won prestigious awards for its masterful mixology.

Main duties & responsibilities

As Chief Engineer you will manage the performance of the technical services and engineering function, managing daily operations, deliver planned and preventative maintenance strategies, and deliver and lead hotel, building and CAPEX projects.

You will have responsibility for managing the property’s maintenance strategy and agenda, ensuring the integrity of the product and will be the internal property specialist to the operations team for all property, building, maintenance and engineering, legislative Health and Safety requirements and daily operational needs.

Entry requirements

You will be an exceptional manager with proven experience of leading an engineering function and team within a similar environment. The ability to work with integrated building management systems and in room and building control systems is a key aspect of this role, as is strong project management and exceptional team management skills. You will be an excellent and confident communicator with the ability to work across all levels of the organisation both at hotel and corporate level, and be a proactive and solutions focused manager.

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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