Housekeeping Manager

General Information

Job Type:
Hospitality/ Travel
Date Posted:
Sep 21, 2022
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


The Housekeeping Manager is responsible for planning, organising, and developing of
the overall operation of the housekeeping department to a high standard of cleanliness, observing all guidelines

Duties and Responsibility:

-Assign duties to members of staff.

-Inspect the environment within the organization to ensure it meets the minimum best practice throughout the organization.

-Develop minimum standards for prospective members of his department and minimum standards for rating the work.

-Stand-in for any member of staff that is unavailable to carry out their duties in order to prevent any unfilled gap.

-Responsible for ensuring dirty laundries are timelessly and appropriately cleaned.

-Order supplies for the housekeeping department.

-Ensure efficient use of departmental resources.

-Direct all housekeeping activities

-Maintain good relationship with customers
and/or clients and suppliers of housekeeping items.

-Maintain good relationship with managers of other units in the organization.


-Passionate about a hygienic environment.

-Mathematical skills needed in order to appropriately mix cleaning agents according to the prescription of the manufacturer.

-The ability to take the initiative and lead others.

-Knowledge of the process of sterilizing equipment.

-Effective interpersonal skill.

-Work experience as a housekeeping manager may be considered in lieu of appropriate certification.

-The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

-The ability to pay attention to details.

-Good listening skill.

-The ability to work as part of a team.

-Good diplomatic skill.

-Punctuality to serve as an example to employees.

-Basic understanding of how to carry out plumbing and electrical repairs.

-The ability to think critically over housekeeping issues and proffer cost-effective solutions.

-Self-control is also a necessary -characteristic of a prospective housekeeping manager to handle difficult people appropriately.

-Proficiency in the use of information and communication technology tools is a plus for prospective housekeeping managers.

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