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P&O Cruises - Executive Housekeeper

Posted: 2 Dec 2019 Closes: 31 Dec 2019
Anywhere, ship-based Competitive
Permanent & Full-time carnival-uk/20191202171222

P&O Cruises are recruiting Housekeeping professionals to manage and develop the on board Housekeeping operation and standards. This is a really exciting opportunity for someone who would like to transfer their Housekeeping Management skills to quite literally… a new destination!  If you are tired of working on land in the same place every day, then this could be for you.


As Housekeeping Manager you will have overall responsibility for the Housekeeping department on board. Depending on ship size our Housekeeping operation is made up of around 220 enthusiastic individuals. You will lead, inspire and motivate the Housekeeping team to ensure the highest level of customer service and cleanliness is provided to all guests on board across the whole ship.

In additional to the management of the team, you will monitor and manage department costs and resources effectively and strive to increase laundry services and revenue generating opportunities both within the department and by working with the other departments onboard.

Are you able to easily adapt to changing circumstances and approach each new situation with passion and energy? Do you love making strong commercial decisions in order to achieve revenue and customer service targets? 

If so you could be perfectly suited to the Housekeeping Manager position!

To join P&O Cruises in this fantastic role you must have the following:

  • Experience of managing a large housekeeping team within a cruise ship or large hotel environment.
  • Excellent level of spoken and written English
  • Ability to lead and inspire a team
  • Strong commercial awareness and customer service focus


It takes great passion and real dedication to maintain our position at the top. That’s why people are at the heart of our journey delivering the highest standards to our valued customers. You’ll receive support to help you reach your potential and many attractive company benefits. Join us on our journey, apply now. 

‘Better together’ is one of P&O Cruises’ core values. This means we are working hard to build a flexible and inclusive culture. As part of our culture difference is valued and our people can be themselves. We welcome applications from everyone because inclusivity is at the heart of everything we do. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marriage & civil partnership and pregnancy & maternity.

With new ships on the horizon, we are planning ahead, this means that the role you are applying for is in our Talent Pool. During the recruitment and on boarding process we may not be able to offer an exact start date, but as soon as we do we will let you know and make sure you have plenty of notice and support to get ready for your adventure with us.  

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