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Executive Housekeeping Manager InterContinental Sydney


Hotel Brand: InterContinental
Location: Australia, New South Wales, Sydney

Hotel: Sydney (SYDHA), 117 Macquarie Street, 2000

Job number: 122389

Welcome to the height of luxury, where heritage wonder and contemporary flair collide. Centrally positioned in the heart of Circular Quay, InterContinental Sydney extends breathtaking panoramic views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Set within the beautifully restored Treasury Building of 1851, InterContinental Sydney is renowned as one of the city’s prized icons. With 509 guest rooms including 28 luxury suites, an award-winning and world class Club InterContinental lounge and vibrant dining venues, a complete five-star experience awaits.

Join us at this incredibly exciting time for our Hotel as Executive Housekeeping Manager (Full-time)


The Role

Reporting to the Director of Rooms, you will provide day to day experienced leadership of the housekeeping team supported by your housekeeping supervisor. You will ensure the highest standards of hotel presentation and cleanliness are consistently met, guaranteeing a luxury InterContinental experience to all guests - No detail is too small, and no request is too large.

You will  be leading our external housekeeping team, partnering with them to ensure they have the tools, resources and feedback needed to achieve our IHG Way of Clean standards, together with maintaining the very highest presentation of our guest rooms and public spaces.


What we need from you

We are looking for experienced, passionate, self-motivated and experienced Housekeeping leader; ideally with a proven track record in working within a high luxury environment.

You will be strong communicator, who is highly organised, flexible and a great motivator. Leading your team from the front, you must be able to inspire them to produce the highest standard of work on a daily basis. In addition, you will need to be able to manage the department’s P&L, achieve payroll targets and control supplier costs.

Previous experience in managing external housekeeping team is advantageous.

Must have full Australian Working Rights


What we offer

In return, not only will you be rewarded with a competitive salary, you will also be rewarded with a range of benefits that supports you throughout your IHG career journey.

  • Competitive Salary
  • Paid Birthday Leave
  • Enhanced parental leave program
  • Proactive paid wellness and mental health days
  • Some of the best colleague discounts across our IHG Hotels for accommodation, food and beverage
  • An immense colleague discounts platform for all your favourite brands and retailers
  • Most importantly, we’ll help you grow, and develop you as an individual.

Your career journey will be supported through our lifelong development programs, IHG career milestone celebrations, and transfer of entitlements as you move and grow with IHG.

We are proud to be InterContinental Sydney and proud to be IHG and we know you will be too.

Visit to find out more about us.

At IHG, we’ve made a promise. As one of the world’s leading hotel groups, we’re here to deliver True Hospitality for Good. Making our guests and colleagues feel welcome, cared for, recognised and respected – wherever they are in the world. Want to be part of the journey?

As the world’s first and most global luxury hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has pioneered international travel since the 1940s, we are passionate about sharing our renowned international know-how and cultural wisdom in truly impressive surroundings. We all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental®️ brand and to be part of the brand you will have a thirst for travel, passion for culture and appreciation for diversity. We create inspiring experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world. If you’d like to embrace a world of opportunities, we’d like to welcome you to the world’s most international luxury hotel brand.

Don't quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you'd be a great fit for the job? We'll never know unless you hit the 'Apply' button. Start your journey with us today.

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