Job title: Assistant Director of Housekeeping Maldives
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Hospitality
Salary type: Monthly
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Noonu Atoll, Maldives
Job published: 18/01/2023
Job ID: 30971
Contact name: Cecile Pieters
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Job Description

Crawford & Carruthers Inc.


Assistant Director of Housekeeping – Maldives


Crawford & Carruthers Inc. is searching for an assistant Director of Housekeeping to assist in the management of a high-end 5* Island Property in the Maldives.


Minimum Requirements:

  • 5 year(s): Experience in 5* luxury resort
  • 3-5 years: Must have minimum 3-5 years management experience.


Skills Required

  • Excellent managerial skills with a hands-on approach and lead-by-example work style
  • Analytical mind with good organizational skills & problem-solving capabilities.
  • Personal integrity, with the ability to work in an environment that demands excellence, time and energy.
  • Proficient in English (verbal & written).
  • Outstanding leadership & communication skills.
  • Experienced in using IT systems on various platforms.


Job Functions:


  • Take charge of full Housekeeping operations in the absence of the HK Director.
  • Plan and coordinate all activities of the laundry such as handling linen, and uniforms in order to meet business requirements whilst ensuring the highest quality of services. 
  • Lead the Housekeeping Department by developing and implementing departmental objectives in line with the company business objectives.
  • Coordinate housekeeping duties with various departments such as Engineering, Food & Beverage and Culinary to ensure that all guestrooms and public areas are clean and well maintained in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Inspect all areas and take corrective measures in order to meet company standards in terms of cleanliness, maintenance and supply.
  • Develop, implement and continually review the policies, procedures, practices and standards.
  • Select, train, develop, schedule and manage the performance of direct and indirect subordinates to ensure the efficient running of housekeeping operations.
  • Manage linen inventory and guest supplies and the ordering of supplies as necessary to meet quality standards and property business needs.
  • Manage housekeeping operations such as cleaning and maintenance whilst ensuring compliance with all housekeeping policies, procedures, standards and satisfaction of clients’ needs.
  • Participate in all refurbish and renovation projects planning, execution and final set up including snag lists.
  • Prepare the annual budget and manning guide and manage the housekeeping department within budgetary guidelines.
  • Coordinate and review contracts and suppliers related to Housekeeping and Laundry.
  • Keep abreast of all new equipment’s and cleaning products and evaluate their quality, maintain knowledge of local competition and housekeeping industry trends.
  • Accomplish a set of administrative duties such as leading and attending meeting, writing reports and memos and other specific duties related to the job function.