Assistant Housekeeping Manager La Residence - Franschhoek, South Africa - The Royal Portfolio

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The Assistant Housekeeping Manager at La Residence is responsible for supporting the Head of Department in managing and overseeing their team.

Under their guidance, this group of dedicated, passionate professionals strives to consistently meet, if not, exceed the standard operating procedures for the hotel's cleanliness standards, use of amenities and room maintenance needs, to ensure that La Residence, lives up to our company purpose, which is _"To give our guests a complete experience and a perfect stay"_.

  • Supervision and Training: Assisting in supervising and training housekeeping staff, including assigning tasks, monitoring performance, and providing guidance and feedback.
  • Room Inspections: Conducting inspections of guest rooms and common areas to ensure cleanliness and adherence to quality standards.
  • Inventory Control: Assisting in managing and maintaining inventory of cleaning supplies, linens, and other housekeeping materials.
  • Guest Satisfaction: Addressing guest concerns or requests related to housekeeping promptly and ensuring a high level of guest satisfaction.
  • Team Coordination: Collaborating with the housekeeping team and other departments, such as front office and maintenance, to ensure smooth operations and efficient guest services.
  • Safety and Compliance: Ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations, hotel policies, and procedures, including proper handling of hazardous materials.
  • Reporting and Documentation: Assisting in generating reports, maintaining records, and documenting housekeeping activities and performance metrics.
  • Problemsolving: Assisting with identifying and resolving housekeepingrelated issues, such as equipment malfunctions or staffing challenges.


  • Must have at least 2 years' experience in a 5* Hotel Housekeeping environment
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Xhosa
  • Ability to multitask and manage own time and workload
  • Proven job reliability, diligence and dedication
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be flexible with working nights, weekends, and holidays
South African citizenship is advantageous. A valid work permit is essential if you are not in possession of a South African ID document.

Please note it is a condition of employment, that all staff undergo a pre-employment polygraph test.

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