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Raffles Doha, Doha, Qatar



Executive Director of Housekeeping


Luxury & Lifestyle

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Job Description

Raffles and Fairmont Doha are seeking a seasoned and dynamic Executive Director of Housekeeping to lead and manage the housekeeping department for our luxury hotel properties. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of excellence in housekeeping management, exceptional leadership skills, and the ability to ensure the highest standards of cleanliness and guest satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities:

Leadership and Management:

  • Oversee all housekeeping operations, including room cleaning, public area maintenance, laundry services, and staff management.
  • Lead, mentor, and develop a diverse housekeeping team, ensuring high morale, motivation, and performance.
  • Develop and implement housekeeping policies, procedures, and standards to ensure exceptional service and guest satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure smooth operations and address any housekeeping-related issues.

Operational Excellence:

  • Ensure all guest rooms, public areas, and back-of-house areas are cleaned and maintained to the highest standards.
  • Conduct regular inspections of guest rooms, public areas, and back-of-house areas to ensure compliance with hotel standards.
  • Monitor and manage housekeeping budgets, including labor, supplies, and equipment.
  • Implement cost-control measures without compromising quality and service standards.

Guest Satisfaction:

  • Address and resolve guest complaints and feedback related to housekeeping services promptly and effectively.
  • Maintain a strong presence in guest areas, ensuring a hands-on approach to service and guest interaction.
  • Collaborate with the front office and other departments to anticipate and fulfill guest needs and preferences.

Training and Development:

  • Develop and conduct training programs for housekeeping staff to ensure consistent service standards and professional development.
  • Implement performance appraisal and feedback mechanisms to encourage staff growth and improvement.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and best practices, incorporating them into training and operational procedures.

Health and Safety:

  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, and hygiene standards across all housekeeping operations.
  • Implement and monitor sustainability practices within the housekeeping department.
  • Conduct regular safety audits and training sessions to maintain a safe working environment for staff and guests.

Inventory and Supplies Management:

  • Manage inventory levels of housekeeping supplies and equipment, ensuring timely procurement and cost efficiency.
  • Establish relationships with suppliers and negotiate contracts to secure the best quality products and services.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management or a related field (preferred).
  • Minimum of 10 years of housekeeping experience in a luxury hotel environment, with at least 5 years in a senior management role.
  • Strong leadership, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to manage a large team and multiple properties.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and commitment to delivering the highest standards of cleanliness and guest satisfaction.
  • Proficiency in housekeeping management software
  • Fluency in English; knowledge of additional languages is a plus.

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