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Job Description

It’s time for an adventure, don’t you agree?

Scandic Destination Nordkapp is back in business and we’re hiring in all departments for the 2022 summer season.

The destination includes Scandic Bryggen, a small intimate boutique hotel; Scandic Honningsvåg, a well-known landmark in Norway’s northernmost town and Nordkapphallen, the visitor center at the very top of Europe – the North Cape Plateau.

As Housekeeping Manager at Scandic Bryggen and Scandic Honningsvåg with their total of 216 rooms, you will be leading your team of between 10 and 20 team members. You will be in charge of managing the operations in the department – ensuring the quality, efficiency and level of service while motivating your team.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that best practices regarding sanitation procedures are followed
  • General personnel duties, including shift lists and staff coordination
  • Training and developing your team
  • Quality control
  • Follow-up on best practices regarding the use of industrial chemicals
  • Stocktaking and ordering of linen, equipment and room supplies

You will be in charge of the day-to-day operations of the department, making sure all guest rooms and common areas are presented according to Scandic Hotels’ standards.

You will be hands-on in the operation, working closely with the Front Office Manager and Technical department, while reporting to the Operations Manager. The position is partly administrative and partly operational.

Skills & Requirements

Because Scandic Destination Nordkapp welcomes visitors and team members from all over the world, all our team members must speak and write English. Skills in any Scandinavian language are preferred. Please note any additional language skills in your application.

All positions are subject to national, local and company restrictions for infection control.

  • Previous experience in a similar role is required
  • Intermediate or higher knowledge about handling of industrial chemicals
  • Intermediate or higher knowledge about minimizing physical strain in the workplace
  • Preferably skills in OPERA Hotel Systems
  • Enjoy and thrive in a hectic environment
  • Passionate about service and giving great hotel experiences
  • Calm, precise and organized
  • Flexible and a great leader

This position is seasonal with startup from late April until late September 2022. The position will also require work on evenings, nights, weekends and public holidays.

Priority is given to internal candidates

Contact Person
Philip Moland

About the company

Scandic is the leading hotel-chain in the Nordics with 280 hotels in 6 countries, more than 80 of which are located in Norway. Each day our more than 14.000 Team Members work together towards a common goal, make our guests feel welcome. As the most sustainable hotel chain in the Nordics, we always focus on the enviroment, community and accessibility.

At Scandic Destination Nordkapp we offer our team members a unique opportunity to work at one of Europe’s most exotic locations within multiple sectors of the travel industry. In a normal summer we recruit close to 150 great team members of all ages from many countries to welcome our almost 280 000 guests from all over the world.

DO YOU SHARE OUR VALUES?

BE A PRO - GROW IN YOUR ROLE AND THE ORGANISATION

You are empowered to go in your desired direction, whichever that might be.

BE YOU - AMONG FRIENDS

You can be yourself at Scandic, that’s how we are able to give that genuine personal service to our guests. We don’t always know what challenges we will face during the day, but we will solve them together.

BE CARING - FOR THE BENEFIT OF TOMORROW

We will challenge you to take initiatives to accelerate the positive change for earth and build this and future generations as a whole.

BE BOLD - MAKE YOUR ACTIONS MATTER

You are trusted to step out of your comfort zone and make a difference. We have the muscles to make use of great initiatives.

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Our Location

Honningsvåg

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