Sea Chefs

Hotel Manager f/m

24 Oct 2016
21 Nov 2016
Job Type
Full Time, Live in

River cruises offer daily new perspectives, goals and challenges. For the ships of renowned tour operators, we are looking for crew members who will bring team spirit, professionalism and friendliness on board – Europe’s Rivers awaits you!

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Responsible for all hotel operations on board - supervision and coordination of all operations in the service, galley, hotel inventory controlling and administration departments
  • Answerable to the shore-side management for all activities pertaining to the professional management of the hotel operations and for complying with all hotel-related policies, standards and procedures
  • Cost and budget control of entire hotel operations, answerable to the shore-side management for all commercial questions, costs as well as income
  • Implementation as well as continuuous maintenance and improvement of the quality standards
  • Responsibility for the adherence to all relevant hygiene (HACCP), safety and environmental regulations in the entire hotel operations
  • Responsibility for the careful handling of all equipment and machinery in the entire hotel operations
  • Always available as contact for passengers regarding inquiries, complaints and suggestions concerning the entire hotel operations
  • Motivating staff, paying attention that service is carried out in a friendly, competent mannerPlanning, organising, delegating special functions in the hotel operations
  • Checking service schedules for the hotel departments
  • Establishing vacation schedules together with the shore-side management 


  • Professional training / diploma in the hotel / catering sector
  • Several years‘ practical experience in hotel operations (or internal qualification)
  • Experience in managing complaints
  • Proficient English language skills as well as good general education 


  • Leadership skills, assertiveness, flexibility and organisational skills; capable of motivating the staff
  • Self-assured and calm manner towards staff and passengers
  • Pleasant and polite manner, well-groomed appearance
  • Cost and quality awareness

Please understand that we do not return application documents.