Lodge Accommodation Manager

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By: Lorraine O'Mahony | Posted on: 20 Feb 2024

Whether in our kitchens, dining rooms, event venues, accommodation or offices, our singular purpose is to captivate guests with our unparalleled quality, service, and food and wine knowledge.  We achieve this only through the excellence, innovation and passion of our team members.  


Fota Island Resort are currently recruiting for an Accommodation Manager to manage and lead our renowned Lodge Accommodation team.


Why work with us?

  • Company Risk Scheme
  • Company Funded Educational Programs
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assist Program
  • Bike To Work Scheme
  • Service Awards
  • Staff Appreciation Events
  • Discount on Dining options of up to 50%
  • Reduction on accommodation for family and friends
  • Discount for Spa treatments and products
  • Use of Health Clubs 
  • Staff Dining Facilities
  • Staff Parking


What we are looking for:

  • Previous experience in managing a lodge or hotel Accommodation department
  • Working knowledge of Opera PMS or equivalent 
  • Excellent Customer Service and Communication Skills and the ability to influence change
  • Previous experience with KPI’s, budgets, forecasting
  • Extensive experience in managing a high-performance team including staff training, knowledge and skills, grooming, customer service and room etiquette
  • Experience with report writing, e-mailing, compiling rosters and training plans, basic payroll administration, Labour Cost Management and ordering,
  • Strong leadership skills to effectively manage and motivate the team to achieve a high level of performance and customer service
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills
  • Fluent English
  • Excellent Grooming and Presentation
  • 3rd level Hospitality Diploma or equivalent desirable but not essential


  • To co-ordinate the efficient running of the Lodge Accommodation department, ensuring guest care and comfort are delivered
  • Manage budgets, forecasts and operating costs within the Lodge Accommodation department
  • Manage the team ensuring standards are in place
  • Ensure Procedures, SOPs, and Systems are in place across the Lodge Accommodation department
  • Conduct daily inspections and co-ordinate work schedules in all lodge areas
  • Ensure assignments carried out by employees are completed and that a thorough handover is completed each shift.
  • Ensures effective communication and cooperation with Reservations, Front Office, IT, Maintenance teams and others as required in support of maximum efficiency of lodge letting and servicing
  • To establish & maintain the highest standards of cleanliness in all guest Lodges
  • To establish routine plans so that all furniture, fittings, carpets and coverings are maintained to a high standard


If you are seeking a rewarding career that involves first rate training and education, mentoring and development, attractive compensation, and inspiring rewards and recognition, consider joining The Fota Collection.

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