Accommodation Manager (Fixed-Term)

Location: Longford Forest - Ireland

Hours of Work: Full-Time, Various Hours Available

Salary/Hourly Rate: Circa €37,800 per annum

Contract Type: Fixed Term/Temporary

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 21 September 2021

Accommodation Manager (Fixed-Term)

A short break at Center Parcs allows families to create their own experience, where they are free to do as much or as little as they like. 

Set in hundreds of acres of beautiful forest, our new Center Parcs resort – Longford Forest - welcomes 250,000 guests each year, providing the very best facilities and activities.


At Center Parcs all our accommodation has been designed and built to the highest standards, so we need a team to uphold these standards and exceed guest expectation. Our Housekeeping team will be responsible for maintaining more than 460 Lodges, and for looking after our public areas and office spaces. That’s why it’s the largest team on each village.

Reporting to the Accommodation Services & Housekeeping Line Manager, you will have responsibility for managing a large team of circa 60 colleagues ensuring the smooth and efficient running of your division within the wider housekeeping operation.

You will be responsible for providing training and development of all colleagues within the department, ensuring that the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene are achieved along with high standards of service and guest care.

Duties will include:

  • The organisation and allocation of duties to your housekeeping team
  • Supporting the housekeeping cleaning operation, ensuring the highest possible standards of cleanliness and hygiene are achieved and maintained at all times
  • Continually reviewing deployment of colleagues, ensuring that resources are allocated cost effectively and determining staffing levels in line with occupancy and business demand
  • Recruitment, absence and performance management
  • Co-ordinating staff training to meet targets within the division 


The ideal candidate would have previous supervisory experience within a demanding service driven environment. You should be able to demonstrate excellent people management skills, along with a clear ability to lead and motivate a large team.

Essential requirements:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An organised and methodical approach
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Have a motivational approach towards colleagues and work
  • A good level of computer literacy

Desirable requirements:

  • Budgetary control experience
  • Previous Housekeeping or Facilities Management experience within a service/operational environment


This is a fixed-term until 30 July 2022.

You will be contracted to work 160 hours per 4 week period, on a flexible basis. 

Your working hours will include some weekends on a duty rota basis, some public/bank holidays and during Christmas and/or New Year on a rota basis. 


Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Management/Colleague Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme with Life Assurance
  • Colleague Recognition and Reward Scheme – offering a choice of Center Parcs and High Street vouchers
  • Free use of our leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in our restaurant and retail outlets
  • An Employee Assistance Program - providing support on financial, health and legal matters
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and progression with the opportunity to gain externally recognised qualifications                                                           

If this sounds like your ideal job, and you’d like to be in at the start of something great, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date: 21 September 2021

1st interviews to be held: W/C 27 September 2021

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received.  Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged. 

Our colleagues work together to make sure guests have a memorable and safe short break. We are committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our teams. Throughout the pandemic Center Parcs have adapted in line with Government guidance and we are doing everything we can to ensure our colleagues feel safe at work by focusing on additional training, health and well-being, hygiene and PPE.

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