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Job Description

Fastream is recruiting a Corporate Housekeeping Manager for a European based Cruise Giant!

The Corporate Housekeeping Manager is responsible for:

• Overseeing all housekeeping activities across the company and ensuring compliance to
international public health standards and requirements;
• Managing and implementing housekeeping concepts, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and
operational manuals (e.g. Housekeeping Manual) according to the project’s scope of work as
• Overseeing the procurement of housekeeping-related equipment and ensuring that all on board
positions are completing appropriate purchasing orders;
• Advising crewing department on the housekeeping manning according to each vessel’s
• Conducting housekeeping staff interviews in conjunction with the crewing department;
• Overseeing the development, training and compliance of the on board housekeeping teams;
• Managing the uniform distribution matrix according to each vessel’s needs;
• Conducting on board inspections of the housekeeping areas ensuring that public health standards
and client expectations are being met;
• Assisting the Hotel Operations Department with housekeeping-related projects and assignments as

Desired Criteria:

• A bachelor's degree or higher in hospitality or an industry-related field;
• Two years’ work experience in the position of a Chief Housekeeper, preferably on board a cruise vessel or in any other hospitality setting;
• Profound knowledge of Housekeeping Operations, including regulations such as HACCP, US Vessel Sanitation Program, EU-SHIPSAN and Marpol regulations;
• Excellent command of English (written and spoken), German or other European Languages skills are an advantage;
• Ability to travel – up to 25% of the time;
• Experience in vessel/hotel startups and new projects.

This role is a shore based position located in Europe, please contact me if you are interested in applying and finding out more