Housekeeping Manager

At the Fellows House, we want to offer everyone who walks through our doors an amazing experience. We offer a very personal blend of empowerment, enlightenment, and engagement and seek the remarkable in the everyday and everything that goes into this most unique Hotel. Most of all we seek exceptional people who embody our person-centred, dedicated and refined values. The brightest and best Cambridge has to offer.

The Person

You run a slick operation and you need to because you are the leader of the engine room of the hotel. The heart of the hotel operations where attention to detail is essential and an efficient dedicated team is key. Following your ethos, the team is as welcoming as they are hardworking. You have a passion for training and know that this is the key to your team’s success. Cleanliness is central and a source of pride for you, your team and all of us who work at The Fellows House.

The Role

To oversee all housekeeping operations in the delivery of a clean Guest experience and outstanding team performance, resulting in high level rankings across housekeeping quality and performance metrics. Evaluate and act on guest satisfaction influencers and set department targets and objectives to promote the highest levels of Guest satisfaction and departmental results.

Key responsibilities

  • Direct and oversee all the hotel Housekeeping operations.
  • Ensure Guest satisfaction monitoring and acting on cleanliness metrics with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Instigate a training centred culture by evaluating training needs, organising and leading training where required.
  • Operate within departmental budgets through effective stock and cost control measures and well managed schedules taking corrective action where necessary
  • Manage our linen and laundry operations carrying out stock and inventory controls and processes
  • Set departmental targets and objectives, work schedules, budgets, and policies and procedures.
  • Monitor the appearance, standards and performance of the Housekeeping team with an emphasis on development, training and teamwork.
  • Ensure team members have an up-to-date knowledge of all hotel facilities.
  • Maintain good communication and work relationships in all hotel areas and with external customers and suppliers.
  • Ensure staffing levels appropriately cover business demands.
  • Ensure ongoing training of the team across hotel general and mandatory subjects as well as specific departmental skills.
  • Develops and implements programs which improve retention and job satisfaction.
  • Ensure communication meetings are conducted and post-meeting minutes generated.
  • Recruit, manage and develop the Housekeeping team. Selects competent personnel. 
  • Contribute to succession planning within the hotel and company.
  • Ensure team members comply with hotel security, fire regulations, food hygiene and all health and safety legislation.
  • Deliver the product to expected Brand standards and manage the QE process.
  • Ensure the department adheres to Hotel policies and procedures
  • Ensure the department partakes in wider hotel initiatives including Environmental and Community projects.
  • Ensure competence and efficient delivery of HHonors loyalty programme and ensure full compliance.

Core requirements

  • Proficient numeracy and literacy skills
  • 3 years previous experience in a senior management housekeeping role.
  • Proven ability to plan adequate staffing levels, manage linen stocks & consumable costs effectively.


  • We believe in being our best and true selves every single day and delivering the most refined experiences possible. We believe in always having good manners and being polite. We never let our high standards slip, have impeccable taste and an eye for detail. We have a deep love and respect for all cultures and cultural pursuits.


  • We are wholly committed to creating perfect experiences for our guests and teams alike. We are trustworthy and fiercely loyal. Everything we do is fuelled by passion.  Passion for excellence. Passion for making the world a better and more interesting place. Passion for sharing wisdom. Passion for supporting each other to be the best we can be.


  • We believe in understanding and engaging with everyone on a human level. We recognise that everyone deserves to be appreciated for the genuine person they are with unique needs, desires, tastes, and preferences.

In exchange for your efforts and dedication we offer a fantastic place to work, an opportunity to shape the culture of a new hotel and a comprehensive benefits package.

Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive salary package
  • Access to GO Hilton Travel Programme – stay in Hilton Hotels around the world for as little as 35$.
  • 50% F&B Discount when staying in Hilton Hotels through the Go Hilton Travel Programme
  • Staff meals and hot drinks on shift
  • Career Development
  • Extensive learning & development opportunities

If you wish to be considered for this superb opportunity, click ’apply’.

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