1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. Rooms
  4. Accor


Mercure Makkah Aziziah, Makkah, Saudi Arabia



Assistant Housekeeping Manager



Company Description

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Job Description

  • To assist the Executive Housekeeper in overseeing the Housekeeping operations, including the Laundry and the Internal Communication Center, ensuring that the hotel standards and procedures are fully known and followed.
  • To ensure that all the rooms are prepared and inspected as per standards and according to guest requests and needs, including the Turn Down service.
  • To ensure that the flower decorations in the rooms and public areas are always maintained as per the required standards.
  • To ensure the up keeping of all the front of the house, including the hotel entrance.
  • To ensure the up keeping of all the designated heart of the house areas.
  • To check regularly the night shift for cleaning.
  • To ensure appropriate stock level for the smooth run of the Housekeeping and to approve requisitions accordingly.
  • To ensure that the inventories of linen, uniforms and other applicable items are done and recorded as scheduled.
  • To supervise the Pest Control service as per established areas and schedules.
  • To implement housekeeping related HACCP procedures.
  • To be involved in sustainable development and to apply energy and waste management.
  • To supervise cost control and to suggest saving programs.
  • To ensure all linen and uniform management and handling procedures are respected.
  • To implement Focus and other financial procedures.
  • To supervise and control Lost and Found, maintain records and mail packages to clients.
  • To be aware of all VIPs visiting or staying in the hotel.
  • To personally inspect VIP rooms.
  • To make regular room and public area inspections.
  • To follow up on the Out of Order and Out of service rooms.
  • To ensure a close co-ordination with the Front Office, Engineering, Food and Beverage as well as the Guest Relation regarding usual and unusual guest requests.
  • To review the Night Audit reports related to the Housekeeping.
  • To offer assistance at any time in the operations and to monitor, highlight and suggest improvements on any dysfunction.
  • To ensure a proper coverage and supervision of the Housekeeping sections at all times.
  • To set performance targets for all associates and constantly monitor and increase heartist productivity.
  • To ensure and perform a proper use of all the equipment and property management system, to have a perfect knowledge of the set ups.
  • To ensure the strict control of room keys and section keys.
  • To implement and follow up daily check lists.
  • To respect schedules, terms and deadlines as agreed with the Management.
  • To conduct a daily line up briefing with the Housekeeping supervisors to recapitulate tasks and activity.
  • To share daily activity highlights with the Executive Housekeeper, including internal and external guest opportunities.
  • To assist the Executive Housekeeper in fulfilling administrative responsibilities and monitoring activities. To replace her whenever needed
  • To ensure that all guests enjoy their stay being offered the finest personal service.
  • To escort the guests rather than pointing out directions.
  • To ensure that the privacy of the guests and the confidentiality of the information is respected.
  • To act as a representative of the Management when dealing with guest complaints or if a member of the Housekeeping team is facing difficulties that she/ he cannot solve on her/ his own.
  • To manage any guest complaint in a professional manner, by owning it, resolving it to the guest satisfaction and recording it.
  • To call the Executive Housekeeper or the DOR for advice in serious cases or if an approval is required.
  • To be fully aware of and to report all guest comments or complaints.
  • To ensure that Guest History records are accurately followed-up.
  • To ensure a proper use of the telephone etiquette as per Sofitel standards.
  • To interview potential candidates and to assist in new heartists integration in liaison with the T&C Department.
  • To ensure trainings and regular “refresher” courses are conducted and attended as scheduled.
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties as assigned by the Executive Housekeeper and the Director of Rooms


The following knowledge, skills and abilities are required:

  • Attention to detail, style and aesthetics of hotel is critical.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to attract new, dynamic talent who compliment the vision of the department / hotel.
  • The ability to react and adjust to changing business environment and lead the team in ensuring efficient financial management of the department.
  • A creative and inventive assistant manager who operates in a space where there is no box.
  • College Degree in Hospitality or similar field.
  • 2 years experience in similar role.
  • Fluent in English, Arabic and French

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.


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