Vacature: Housekeeping

Housekeeping Manager


  • Bedrijf: Pestana Amsterdam Riverside
  • Standplaats: Amsteldijk 67, 1074 HZ Amsterdam , Noord-Holland
  • Totaal aantal medewerkers: 30
  • Dienstverband: Fulltime baan
  • Functie categorie: Housekeeping
  • Referentie nr: 36058
  • Geplaatst op: 10-08-2021

Algemene informatie

 Do you have hospitality running through your veins and would like to share this passion? Are you service orientated, hardworking and do you love to work in the exciting hospitality branch? Then we are looking for you!

Rising above the hippest part of town, De Pijp, Pestana Amsterdam Riverside is a 5-star hotel in the heart of Amsterdam. Located in the former Town Hall and Archive of the Amstel Community, it is a true National Monument. Pestana Amsterdam Riverside is part of the Pestana Group which is the largest Portuguese hotel chain. Pestana Hotels and Resorts has 100 hotels with over 10,700 rooms.

With 154 rooms & suites, a Spa, including an indoor swimming pool and sauna, a gym, 10 meeting rooms and our beautiful restaurant & bar. This hotel is your new luxury home in Amsterdam. To know more about us please access our website:
Do you want to:

  • Work in a five-star hotel in Amsterdam
  • Build together on the success of our Housekeeping department and the hotel as a whole
  • And… do you have that true service spirit! 

Please apply now!!

The role
The Housekeeping Manager will work with an external cleaning company and manages the department together with Operations Manager.
You will supervise all activities related to housekeeping, ensuring company quality standards compliance by all team members. Maintain assigned areas in an orderly and attractive manner, certifying that the highest degree of cleanliness and sanitation is maintained.
Job requirements:

  • Have a high school or equivalent education.
  • Have a minimum of two years’ experience in Housekeeping management in hospitality; field or similar industry.
  • Speak English (additional languages are a plus).
  • Have experience in public contact or customer service position required.
  • You have enthusiastic and positive thinking.
  • You are flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Someone who often thinks: “Can we do it better?”. 

What will you be doing:

  • Verify daily occupancy, planned check ins and check outs, to organize and optimize the teamwork, and the material needed.
  • Provide leadership and direction for all housekeeping activities for the hotel to ensure the highest level of cleanliness for both the guest rooms and public areas.
  • Maintain a regularly scheduled cleaning program.
  • Inspect guest rooms, public areas and heart of the house for cleanliness.
  • Ensure that the team operates smoothly, leading, motivating, and creating a good working atmosphere.
  • Train team members, clarifying doubts, correcting procedures, training on new techniques, etc., to ensure continuous development and improvement in teams’ performance.
  • Ensure housekeeping requests from guests or management are responded to in a timely, efficient, and friendly manner.
  • Maintain/stock cleaning supply inventory records and request new supplies as needed, avoiding unnecessary costs.
  • Manages the external laundry service, ensuring that the service meets the quality and schedules requested.
  • Prepare the work schedules taking each person’s skills into account, and maintaining compliance with budgetary guidelines.

What is in it for you:

  • We offer:
  • Full-time employment
  • Salary in accordance with the hospitality employment conditions, appropriate to the position and experience
  • A dynamic but relaxed, international work environment
  • Friendly, passionate & fun colleagues
  • Special discount rates for over 100 Pestana properties worldwide
  • International growth opportunities, as priority is given to applications within the Pestana Hotel Group worldwide
  • Learning and development opportunities through our online courses.
  • 1-night Guest Experience in our hotel including breakfast 

Hi new colleague?
Nice to meet you. My name is Barbara, HR Assistant for the Pestana Amsterdam Riverside. A beautiful hotel where we are looking for passionate colleagues. Because we have a small team, there is a lot of freedom – this comes with responsibility. The bar is high - and you should like that.
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