Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay Bodrum Turkey

Bodrum, Turkey

Director of Engineering – (in English)

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Nestled on the cliffs overlooking pristine Barbaros Bay, Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay Bodrum is located on a private bay with a ‘blue-flagged’ private beach facing the magnificent Aegean Sea, offering its guests a unique and luxurious vacation. In one of our spacious rooms or luxurious suites, we guarantee that your vacation will be a sophisticated and fulfilling experience. Through a rich variety of restaurants, bars and the magnificent Sanitas Spa, we always strive to serve you the Kempinski promise of European luxury.

Director of Engineering

The overall scope is to ensure the efficient operation of the Engineering Department, supporting all other operating departments. This includes supplying services as required by the entire operation and maintaining equipment, building, and grounds in optimum condition.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure preventive and corrective maintenance of the real estate.

  • Represent the engineering function within the hotel’s executive committee.

  • Ensure the production and supply of energy at all times.

  • Coordinate and supervise contractors to ensure compliance with specifications and the hotel’s procedures in regards to the guest contact and safety.

  • Optimise maintenance costs.

  • Participate in projects, track renovation projects.

  • Accept all kind of necessary maintenance tasks.

  • Propose operating budget and investment budget.

  • Select end recruit suitable employees for the department using prescribed set of policies and procedures.

  • Conduct monthly departmental meetings with the team in order to review the monthly achievements and areas for improvement.

  • Conduct annual performance evaluations.

  • Comply with all Kempinski company policies.

Additional responsibilities and tasks can be added at any time according to the needs of the business and of the hotel.

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

To fill the position of the following is required:

  • Very good knowledge of building techniques: heating, ventilation, plumbing, electricity, automatic operation

  • Minimum ten (10) years experience in building technology

  • Successful experience in a position of responsibility including management of staff

  • Experience in the maintenance of buildings and facilities HVACR

Ability to work and communicate in a multinational environment:

  • Local language – excellent oral and written skills (as applicable)

  • English – excellent oral and written skills

  • Additional language - beneficial

To fill this position the candidate must have:

  • Faculty of analysis, evaluation and decision making in daily life and in emergencies

  • Autonomy and ability to take decisions

  • Good negotiator

  • Very good organisation and work planning skills

  • Very good leadership by leading, motivating and empowering multidisciplinary teams

  • Innovative and open-minded to modern techniques related to building technology

Computer literacy adapted to the field of Engineering:

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Access)

  • Engineering administration system

To fill this position the candidate must identify with the Kempinski core values, in addition they should be especially:

  • People Oriented

  • Passionate about European luxury

  • Entrepreneurial

  • Straightforward

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to listen

  • Being sensitive to the presence of customers and constraints


At Kempinski Hotels we pride ourselves on delivering a beautiful performance for each and every one of our guests. Dedicated to please, educated to entertain and never compromising on the European elegance of service, we are driven by our passion for crafting distinct and meaningful experiences. Each of our remarkable properties is a stage upon which our people perform their best and every day is an opportunity to apply their unique talents. We offer recognition for your skills, an environment that encourages personal growth, and respect and support from colleagues and leaders. Connected by our shared values, our passion for craftsmanship, and our care for one another, we are a global community of hoteliers. Your stage awaits.

Discover a career crafted by you.