Head of Housekeeping 80m+

Discipline: Interior
Job ref: 1367
Published: about 1 year ago
HEAD OF HOUSEKEEPING 80M+ PRIVATE WORLD CRUISING MY: We are searching for an experienced head of housekeeping who has experience on a similar size vessel.

The right candidate will be responsible for overseeing and maintaining all aspects of housekeeping with direction from the CS where required. You must have strong experience in managing a small team of housekeepers with an ability to lead with initiative and confidence. There is an interior team of 8.

Head of House/Relief HOS duties:
-Takes on a team management leadership style to support the CS in the day-to-day running of back-of-house
-Works closely with the HOS to create the daily schedule with CS input where required
-In the unexpected absence of the CS, this role is expected to maintain the day-to-day schedule and be the go-to for support for the rest of the team
-Oversees uniform ordering and communicating with suppliers with final approval from CS
-Responsible for uniform inventory, distribution and maintenance with assistance from Lead HK
-Oversees laundry operation and supports the laundry master if required reporting back to the CS for guidance where required
-Responsible for updating SOPs relating to housekeeping and back-of-house running
-When HOS is on leave off-season HOH will absorb the HOS duties in her absence

The vessel is a very family-oriented programme with a long-standing crew, so a candidate who has a positive, enthusiastic attitude to work and life is a must. They offer a healthy course allowance and strive to ensure that the team are developing with a strong emphasis on training. They have a fantastic crew on board and embrace a respectful, family dynamic. They enjoy organising fun activities together during downtime, so someone who enjoys being social would be ideal.

Salary will DOE
Leave: 90 Days
Start date:15th October