Housing Manager

We are currently looking for a Housing Manager to join our Management team at Ashford Castle.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Oversee the effective operations of our staff accommodation premises on a ‘live-in’ basis, ensuring that the property is effectively management and maintained to a high standard and on an ongoing basis
  • Manage the process for all new arrivals, ensuring the accommodation is appropriately prepared in advance and the new arrival receives a high standard of welcome to the property
  • Manage the process for all departures, ensuring an inspection is carried out on their accommodation on their exit to ensure that it is left in an appropriate manner
  • Ensure that appropriate inspections and checklists are carried out as per agreed schedule or deadlines
  • Provide leadership, direction and oversight to employees in maintaining their accommodation, supporting the organisation in initiating any employment actions such as training, discipline, etc in this regard
  • Have a strong knowledge of Health and Safety, specifically in relation to Fire and Evacuation Procedures, implementing any policies and procedures onsite in this regard
  • Assist with the management and circulation of any communication and documentation to be issued to staff in relation to their accommodation
  • Assume full responsibility for security of staff accommodation and any security systems in place
  • Liaise with Maintenance team to ensure any maintenance work is conducted, and liaise with contractors as required

The ideal candidate for the Housing Manager position should:

  • Have a passion for Facilities Management
  • This person needs to have previous management experience within a similar facilities management environment
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good ability to handle pressurized situations and busy periods
  • Flexible, Innovative and adaptable
  • Strong team leader with good people skills
  • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills

This position is an excellent opportunity for the ideal candidate to join the renowned Red Carnation Hotel Collection, a company providing the perfect opportunity to those who are looking for an exciting career and job security within the Hotel industry.

Some of the Benefits available to our team:

  • Complimentary meals on duty
  • Discounted rates with Red Carnation Hotel Collection, The Travel Corporation and some UK Relais & Châteaux properties
  • Uniforms and dry cleaning service provided free of charge
  • Discounted rates with many local businesses and third party service providers (including Estate Activities)
  • Heavily subsidised accommodation (subject to availability)
  • Professional training and development opportunities (79 in-house courses to avail of)

Ashford Castle is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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