Group Housekeeping Manager – Hospital Group – 6 Month Contract – Western Cape


Manage the various housekeeping departments within the various facilities and ensure they deliver of housekeeping operations

Manage complaints, queries, and concerns

Always oversee the development and implementation of housekeeping standard operating procedures and ensure adherence to policies and procedures

Control housekeeping costs

Prepare reports for management information

Ensure a positive working environment conducive to continuous professional development

Manage and maintain all infection control strategies including stringent terminal cleaning, disinfecting and decontamination measures

Maintain health and safety principles

Maintain and apply the required discipline

Manage ad hoc project as and when required

Ensure an adequate supply of clean linen in a good state of repair within all the facilities

To ensure that all facilities are regularly inspected

To ensure that the most suitably qualified person is appointed in the event of a vacancy – wherever possible this should be an internal promotion

To ensure that staff are coached and trained to perform their duties effectively

Ensure that attendance registers / Kronos throughout the group are completed daily and in accordance with statutory regulations and in line with the duty rosters

To ensure that all duty rosters are draw up for each entity and ensure that manning levels are correct, to agreed standards, and are not exceeded without permission

To ensure that adequate supplies of cleaning materials are available

To ensure effective communications through attending meetings and imparting information at regularly held staff meetings with Executive Housekeepers



Must have a Grade 12

A relevant Degree or Diploma would be advantageous

Previous experience in the health care / hospitality industry is essential

At least several years’ relevant experience in a management position

Strong leadership qualities and mentoring skills

Valid Driver’s License and own car

Excellent communication skills

Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills

Ability to maintain an effective stock control system

Commitment to initiate and implement continuous improvement projects

Excellent Computer Skills

Highly motivated, energetic, and able to handle pressure



Should you meet the above requirements, we urge you to please apply by forwarding your CV along with any supporting documents to

Contact will only be made with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful

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