Housekeeping Manager

excellent benefits package
20 Jul 2021
17 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Housekeeping Manager - Accommodation
At Center Parcs all our accommodation has been designed and built to the highest standards, so we need a team to uphold these standards and exceed guest expectation. Our Housekeeping team is responsible for maintaining more than 700 units of accommodation; from apartments and penthouses to Lodges and Treehouses, and for looking after our public areas and office spaces, so no two days are the same. That's why it's the largest team on each Village.
Join our Housekeeping team today and ensure families can enjoy quality time together in the comfort of their accommodation.
Reporting to the Housekeeping Line Manager, you will manage a large team of up to 200 colleagues, ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the housekeeping operation.
You will be responsible for providing sufficient training and development of all colleagues within the department, ensuring that the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene are achieved along with high standards of service and guest care.
Responsibilities for Housekeeping Manager will include:
* The organisation and allocation of duties to your housekeeping team
* Supporting the housekeeping cleaning operation, ensuring the highest possible standards of cleanliness and hygiene are achieved and maintained at all times
* Continually reviewing deployment of colleagues, ensuring that resources are allocated cost effectively and determining staffing levels in line with occupancy and business demand
* Recruitment, absence and performance management
* Coordinating staff training to meet targets within the division
You will be contracted to work 160 hours per 4-week period on a flexible basis. This means that your days and hours of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.
As our village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours will include weekends, public / bank holidays and during Christmas and / or New Year on a rota basis.
Essential requirements for Housekeeping Manager - Accommodation:
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* An organised and methodical approach
* Computer literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office - Word and Excel
* Numerate and literate
* Flexible and adaptable
* Have a motivational approach towards colleagues and work
* Minimum 2 years supervisory experience
* Proven ability and experience of budgeting and financial control
Desirable requirements:
* Management experience of large teams of people
* Management or cleaning qualifications or be willing to develop to this level
* Previous Housekeeping of Facilities Management experience within a service/operational environment
Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:
* Management/Colleague Bonus Scheme
* Pension Scheme with Life Assurance
* Colleague Recognition and Reward Scheme - offering a choice of Center Parcs and High Street vouchers
* Free use of our leisure facilities
* Discounted Center Parcs breaks
* 20% discount in our restaurant and retail outlets
* Access to Perks at Work Portal - offering a wide range of retail and leisure discounts
* An Employee Assistance Program - providing support on financial, health and legal matters
* Excellent opportunities for career development and progression with the opportunity to gain externally recognised qualifications
If this sounds like your ideal job, then we'd love to see your application.
Closing date: 27 July 2021 at 12 Noon
First interviews to be held: 03 August 2021
Second interview to be held: 10 August 2021
Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.
Our colleagues work together to make sure guests have a memorable and safe short break. We are committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our teams. Throughout the pandemic Center Parcs have adapted in line with Government guidance and we are doing everything we can to ensure our colleagues feel safe at work by focusing on additional training, health and well-being, hygiene and PPE

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