Carnival UK

P&O Cruises - Housekeeping Manager

January 22, 2020
Carnival UK
Management Jobs
Executive Housekeeper

P&O Cruises are recruiting Housekeeping professionals to manage and develop the on board Housekeeping operation and standards. This is a really exciting opportunity to take your career to a new destination!  If you are tired of working on land in the same place every day, then this could be for you.

As Housekeeping Manager you will have overall responsibility for the Housekeeping department on board. Depending on ship size our Housekeeping operation is made up of around 220 enthusiastic individuals. You will lead, inspire and motivate the Housekeeping team to ensure the highest level of customer service and cleanliness is provided to all guests on board across the whole ship.

In additional to the management of the team, you will monitor and manage department costs and resources effectively and strive to increase laundry services and revenue generating opportunities both within the department and by working with the other departments onboard.

Are you able to easily adapt to changing circumstances and approach each new situation with passion and energy? Do you love making strong commercial decisions in order to achieve revenue and customer service targets? 

If so you could be perfectly suited to the Housekeeping Manager position!

To join P&O Cruises in this fantastic role you must have the following:
Experience of managing a large housekeeping team within a cruise ship or large hotel environment.
Excellent level of spoken and written English
Ability to lead and inspire a team
Strong commercial awareness and customer service focus

It takes great passion and real dedication to maintain our position at the top. That’s why people are at the heart of our journey delivering the highest standards to our valued customers. You’ll receive support to help you reach your potential and many attractive company benefits. Join us on our journey, apply now.

‘Better together’ is one of P&O Cruises’ core values. This means we are working hard to build a flexible and inclusive culture. As part of our culture difference is valued and our people can be themselves. We welcome applications from everyone because inclusivity is at the heart of everything we do. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marriage & civil partnership and pregnancy & maternity.

With new ships on the horizon, we are planning ahead, this means that the role you are applying for is in our Talent Pool. During the recruitment and on boarding process we may not be able to offer an exact start date, but as soon as we do we will let you know and make sure you have plenty of notice and support to get ready for your adventure with us. 

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

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Carnival UK

Carnival UK

A world of excitement, fun and possibilities

A market leader in the cruise industry, we operate ships all over the world. We’re most widely recognised by our famous brand names P&O Cruises and Cunard Line.

Working together, it’s our mission to be the most successful - the most spectacular - cruise company in Britain. To do this, we focus on providing the finest cruise experience for each and every customer. And of course, this isn’t possible without the skill and commitment of our people on board and ashore. That’s where you come in.

P&O Cruises

P&O Cruises is the largest cruise operator in the UK and, perhaps, the best-known in the world. Working on board the seven-ship fleet of Aurora, Oriana, Arcadia, Adonia, Oceana, Ventura and Azura, you’ll have the opportunity to experience luxury cruises to the Mediterranean, the Baltic, the Norwegian Fjords, the Caribbean, the Atlantic Islands, and round-the-world voyages.


Cunard Line offers the only regular transatlantic crossing service on board the world famous Queen Mary 2. The 1,968-passenger Queen Victoria, launched in November 2007, undertakes a number of different voyages, while the latest ship, the Queen Elizabeth, joined the fleet in Autumn 2010.

It takes great passion and real commitment to maintain our position at the top. That’s why we’re always looking for people, both shipboard and shoreside, who share our obsession and drive to provide the most memorable experiences imaginable.

This is your chance to join us on our journey.

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