Executive Housekeeper job Corporate
Maldives 4 resorts
Salary: USD $4,000 /month, net, and typical full expat maintenance package
This successful candidate will fill 2 roles:First, to act as the replacement Executive Housekeeper when the Executive Housekeepers at the 5 Resorts are on leave, and Second, to develop and implement best practice housekeeping and laundry policies and procedures.
This position reports directly to the CEO.
The properties include, Komandoo, Kuredu, Meeru, Veligandu and Vilamendhoo
For further information about the Resorts, see:
Preferred requirements for the successful candidate.
Gender: Female or Male
Age: 35-55 (no older)
Sexuality: Heterosexual only
Relationship: Single status
Nationality: ONLY Western European, British, Australian, Canadian, American, others will NOT be considered!
Health: Good health (not overweight) and fitness given remote location, non smoker,
alcohol consumption within reasonable limits
Contract Term: Two years minimum
Interests/Hobbies/Sports: Water sports oriented given restrictions of local working environment
Management Practice: Hand’s on, role model, walks the talk, good trainer, good counselor, good mentor
Proven track record of happy and productive work performance managing multi-cultural team.
Character: Friendly, courteous, kind, cheerful.
Must have native English language fluency.
CCR Description: See attached Fact Sheet
5 years experience as Executive Housekeeper in island resorts or cruise ships of 4 – 4 1/2 Star
Report to work date is as soon as possible, not an urgent deadline.
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Directs and organizes the activities of the Housekeeping Department to maintain high standards of service while operating within the budget goals.
Average Percent of Time
10 Plan and direct the functions of administration and planning of the Housekeeping Department to meet the daily needs of the operation.
10 Clearly describe, assign and delegate responsibility and authority for the operation of the various Rooms sub-departments, e.g., Floor Supervisors, Night Supervisor, Linen Room Supervisor, Public Area Supervisor and Laundry Supervisor.
10 Develop, implement and monitor schedules for the operation of all sub-departments to achieve the budgeted goals.
10 Implement effective control of all costs including labor, supplies, equipment, etc., among all sub-departments. Insure proper use, maintenance, repair and storage of all supplies, equipment and facilities. Insure proper stock levels are maintained.
10 Assist the sub-department Supervisors in establishing and achieving predetermined profit objectives and desired standards of quality, service, safety and cleanliness.
10 Revise existing programs and create new ones in order to maintain VIR’s position as the leader in the Housekeeping Department
10 Develop with the aid of the sub-department Supervisors as well the operating tools necessary and incidental to modern management principles, e.g. budgeting, forecasting, purchase specifications, report preparation and presentation, etc.
10 Continuously evaluate the performance and encourage improvement of the personnel in the Housekeeping Department. Plan and administer a training and development program within the Department which will provide well trained employees at all levels and permit advancement for those persons qualified and interested in career development. Prepare job descriptions, conduct regularly scheduled employee meetings, etc.
10 Inspects all areas of resort to insure all furnishings, fixtures and equipment are in good repair.
5 Supervises remodeling and renovation.
5 Supervises the Preventative Maintenance in cooperation with Engineering.
Actively participates as a member of the Department Head Committee.
Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established by VIR from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the resort.
Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with VIR’s rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of resort facilities. Employees who violate VIR’s rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the resort.
Participate in Manager on Duty coverage program requiring weekend stay over, constant monitoring throughout hotel and trouble shooting problems.
Operate word processing program in computer.
Perform any general cleaning tasks using standard resort cleaning products to adhere to health standards.
SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
Considerable skill in simple mathematical calculations without error. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to defuse anger, collect accurate information and resolve conflicts.
Ability to move throughout all Housekeeping areas and perform essential job functions.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret written documents; write speeches and articles; make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations to a variety of audiences; listen and communicate effectively in English, both verbally/writing.
Ability to access and accurately input information in a computer system.
Hearing, smelling, tasting and visual ability to successfully perform the essential functions of this job including emergency situations. The work environment requires regular work in outside weather conditions. The noise level may at times be loud.
College degree in related field required.
Five years in hotel Housekeeping Department operations including a minimum of three years in management and three years in a similar position.
Licenses or certificates:
Certified in CPR and First Aid preferred.
All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well groomed appearance (specific standards available).
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