Housekeeping Manager - Cardiff

£30,000 per year + benefits
30 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Beatrice Forest
Job Type
Full Time

Housekeeping Manager – Luxury Hotel near Cardiff - £30000 + benefits

Role: Housekeeping Manager / Deputy Head Housekeeper / Assistant Executive Housekeeper

Type: Luxury 5* Hotel – 200+ rooms

We are currently recruiting for a Housekeeping Manager / Deputy Head Housekeeper / Assistant Executive Housekeeper to join this busy and highly successful team in the Wales. As n2 to the Executive Housekeeper, it will be your responsibility to work in support to manage the team and ensure the exceptionally standards are sustained.


  • Support the Head Housekeeper in overseeing the daily operations of the housekeeping department
  • Lead the team in the absence of the Head Housekeeper
  • Attend the management morning meetings in the absence of the Head Housekeeper
  • Conduct daily briefings to the housekeeping team
  • Check completed bedrooms with an eye for detail, to ensure they are cleaned to the required standards
  • Report design issues and maintenance faults to the correct department
  • Liaise with the Reception department as to which rooms have being completed
  • Staff training
  • Create incentives to inspire and motivate the team
  • Create the daily checklists for the Room Attendants and Linen Porters
  • Forecasting for the department
  • Conduct regular stock control and process orders along with the Head housekeeper


  • Previous experience as a Head Housekeeper or Deputy Head Housekeeper in a 4*L or 5* luxury hotel
  • Be hands on and be willing to carry out physical work
  • Superb attention to details and understanding of a luxury brand
  • Excellent customer service skills for guest interaction
  • Exceptional organisation skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team to ensure a productive environment
  • Strong leadership and motivational skills which are capable of nurturing, developing and inspiring staff
  • The ability to work well under pressure and in a busy environment
  • Approachable, friendly and understanding of the daily needs of a busy housekeeping team
  • Ability to multitask

Interested in this great challenge?