Accommodation Maintenance Team Manager

Location: Longford Forest - Ireland

Hours of Work: Full-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: Circa €63,500 to €65,500 per annum plus 19% bonus scheme

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 25 January 2022

Accommodation Maintenance Team Manager

Set in hundreds of acres of beautiful forest Longford Forest is the perfect place for a short break in Ireland, 365 days a year. With homely accommodation, up to 100 indoor and outdoor activities and a choice of bars and restaurants, there is something for all the family, all year round.

From fixing faults to replacing items, joining our Technical Services team means you can be a superhero for families during their break. The dedicated team provide a speedy response to any service breakdown while delivering excellent care, so our guests can relax knowing they’re being taken care of.

Accommodation Maintenance Team Manager | Circa €63,600 per annum plus 19% bonus scheme

In this role, you will lead and inspire a department of technically competent operatives to achieve success in maintaining our accommodation assets to the highest possible standards. You will ensure all lodge and apartment accommodation is presented to our guests in a way which upholds both the company’s high standards and meets guest expectations.

With demonstrable management skills, you will utilise your team and the endeavours of others to deliver the most efficient methods of maintenance across a wide portfolio of property. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required as you will positively engage with and support all key stakeholders who expect a high level of service from your team.

The successful candidate will also have proven negotiation and persuasion skills, as you will encourage collaborative working practises between your team and all other departments.

This role will be required to participate in the out of hours Duty Management rota, so will involve working evenings, weekends and public / bank holidays on a rota basis.


You will be contracted to work 160 hours per 4-week period on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week, but you will always receive your contracted hours each period.

As our Village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours will include weekends, public / bank holidays and during Christmas and / or New Year on a rota basis.


Essential requirements:

  • Proven ability to manage a technical workforce and office administration team
  • Proven ability to manage a dynamic workload, planning and prioritising tasks
  • Experience in managing service contracts, within hard FM organisations
  • Formal Facilities Management qualification or NFQ level 7 in construction, or engineering
  • Familiarisation with Computer Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) systems
  • Experience in Safety Standards & Risk Management

Desirable requirements:

  • IOSH Managing Safely qualification
  • Familiarity with procurement techniques and associated forms of contracts


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, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date: 25 January 2022 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: W/C 24 January 2022

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

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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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