River Cruises Hotel Manager f/m

River Cruises Hotel Manager f/m

EU passport: Yes
Type of Cruise: River Cruise
Salary (Net): €3125- €3325

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Responsible for all hotel operations on board – supervision and coordination of all operations in the service, galley, hotel inventory controlling and administration departments
  • Answerable to the shore-side management for all activities pertaining to the professional management of the hotel operations and for complying with all hotel-related policies, standards and procedures
  • Cost and budget control of entire hotel operations, answerable to the shore-side management for all commercial questions, costs as well as income
  • Implementation as well as continuous maintenance and improvement of the quality standards
  • Responsibility for the adherence to all relevant hygiene (HACCP), safety and environmental regulations in the entire hotel operations
  • Responsibility for the careful handling of all equipment and machinery in the entire hotel operations
  • Always available as contact for passengers regarding inquiries, complaints and suggestions concerning the entire hotel operations
  • Motivating staff, paying attention that service is carried out in a friendly, competent mannerPlanning, organising, delegating special functions in the hotel operations
  • Checking service schedules for the hotel departments
  • Establishing vacation schedules together with the shore-side management 


  • Professional training / diploma in the hotel / catering sector
  • Several years‘ practical experience in hotel operations or ships (or internal qualification)
  • Experience in managing complaints and requests / demands
  • Good general education
  • Proficient English language skills 
  • Very good German language (depending on the vessel)
  • Spanish is highly valued (depending on the vessel)


  • European passport 
  • Leadership skills, assertiveness, flexibility and organisational skills; capable of motivating the staff
  • Self-assured and calm manner towards staff and passengers
  • Pleasant and polite manner, well-groomed appearance
  • Cost and quality awareness

Your position: Leads the entire hotel operation onboard. Reports to Corporate/Senior Hotel Manager and is relieved as per vacation schedule.

Net Salary:  Between  3125 to 3325 Euro (The tips are included and always depending on the amount of guests onboard) 

If you have not found a suitable position in our range of offers, we are pleased to receive your CV in ENGLISH by email to [email protected]

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