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Raffles Singapore, Singapore

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REF29240H

Senior Housekeeping Manager

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

 


    Job Description

    The position is responsible for managing the department in a professional, efficient and flexible manner. He/she is also responsible for ensuring maximum guest satisfaction and high standards of cleanliness throughout the hotel, which is achieved through consistent planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the Housekeeping Department operations and administration.

    Primary Responsibilities

    Manages The Daily Housekeeping Operations For Rooms And Public Area

    • Supervises the upkeep of the entire hotel premises to maintain an immaculate and luxurious state according to Raffles Hotel Singapore standards. Priority and full attention is given for VIP suites or events.
    • Ensures the smooth operations of all Housekeeping sections by performing all tasks in adherence with the code of ethics as issued by Raffles Hotel Singapore.
    • Upholds a flawless impression and perception of the Raffles Hotel Singapore products, services and colleagues.
    • Establishes the foundations of Housekeeping operations through detailed planning of work and maintenance schedules, supervision of the team and proper organization and delegation of duties.

    Provides A Guest Experience That Exceeds Residents’ & Guests’ Expectations

    • Ensures guests receive the experiences as detailed in brand Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Raffles Hotel Singapore local SOP as well as Leading Quality Assurance (LQA) standards, and aims to achieve the targets set by management.
    • Analyses and responds to guest feedback to ensure that guests are satisfied. Is continuously committed to improving the quality of products, services and performance of team members.

    Management And Leadership Of The Housekeeping Team

    • Leads the Housekeeping Team with a Heartiest® approach and constantly seeks to create an all-encompassing and welcoming working environment for a multi-cultural and diverse group of Housekeeping colleagues. He / she will focus on the well-being, safety, and training as well as development needs of colleagues.  
    • Plans for a 24-hours shift coverage for all colleagues and is able to personally cover any role or duty under the Housekeeping department.

    Involvement As A Member Of The Hotel Leadership Team

    • Ensures service standards and individual performances are aligned with Accor Values - Guest Passion, Trust, Sustainable Performance, Spirit of Conquest, Innovation and Respect.
    • Follows sustainable procedures and practices that support ‘Planet 21’ initiatives (Accor’s Corporate Social Responsibility program).
    • Adheres to Work Safety and Health (WSH) policies and procedures and ensures all direct reports are trained in, and follows WSH guidelines.
    • Personally handles and follows up on any guest complaints and incidences, together with Lobby Manager and/or respective hotel colleague(s), in a manner which aligns to the hotel’s values, policies and procedures.
    • Undertakes any reasonable tasks and secondary duties as assigned by the Director of Housekeeping / Assistant Executive Housekeeper.
    • Performs any other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned.

    Qualifications

    Candidate Profile

    Knowledge and Experience

    • Diploma or Degree preferably in hospitality or related field.
    • Minimum 4 years of relevant industry experience, minimum 2 years in a management level position.
    • Experience in luxury hotel / resort environment.

    Competencies

    • Oral and written fluency in English. Ability to converse in other languages is an advantage.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word) and Opera PMS.
    • High level of confidence and strong interpersonal skills to handles all levels of communication to colleagues and guests.
    • Confidently able to resolve problems and make decisions.
    • Adaptable to multicultural guest needs and works seamlessly with colleagues from diverse cultures.
    • Uses sensitivity and discretion in supporting guests’ needs.
    • Leads to constantly improve the guest service experience.
    • Leadership skills developed – collaborative, enabling, and entrepreneurial.
    • Career focused, wanting to grow and develop, self-motivated.
    • Flexible and able to embrace and responds to change effectively.

    Additional Information

    Benefits of Joining Raffles Hotel Singapore

    • 5-day Work Week.
    • Duty Meals are provided.
    • Colleagues’ Discount and/or Preferential Room Rates at worldwide Accor Hotels.
    • Flexible Benefit – Dental/Optical/Vacation Expenses/Children’s Education.
    • Medical and Wellness Benefit.
    • Comprehensive Insurance Coverage.
    • Local/Overseas Career Development & Growth Opportunities.
    • Holistic Learning and Development Opportunities.

    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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