Hotel Manager for Hurtigruten Norway

Posted 22 April 2024
Discipline Reizen en toerisme
Contact NameHenriette Husevåg

Job description

Do you want to be part of a team creating unique experiences for exploring guests? Do you have the ability to drive change and development? Are you hungry for a challenge in a company with great ambitions?

Our client, Hurtigruten is looking for their next driven Hotel Manager to one of their cruises. Hurtigruten's vision is to be world leading in exploration travel! They work extremely hard to develop their hotel department on board and implement new F&B-concepts that will create new and better experience for the guests on board their ships. They also continuously work on developing their employees so that they can deliver premium service and quality on the ships! Do you want to join the journey?

Hotel Manager reports to the captain on board and is followed up on the commercial side by the land based Hotel Operations.

Your tasks as Hotel Manager

  • Secure a premium service experience for our guests - be an important and present part on the ship
  • Create good results through engaging and professional leadership of employees
  • Training and development of middle management and other employees in own department
  • Accountable for confirming to USPH and HACCH guidelines for hygiene
  • Control cost, expenses and efficiency - both for crew, supplies and other costs
  • Increase on board sales from the different points of sales
  • Contribute on daily meetings with the rest of the ship management and assure efficient collaboration with all departments on board
  • Efficient collaboration with the land based organization and knowledge sharing across the fleet


  • BSc in Hotel Management or other relevant education
  • Extensive relevant experience can compensate for lack of formal education
  • Proven track record in Hotel Management
  • Solid commercial awareness and knowledge about all reporting departments
  • Good ICT skills
  • Fluent within German and English is a must

Hurtigruten offer the necessary safety certifications if the candidate does not have these

Personal qualities

  • Commercial drive
  • High stress tolerance
  • Ability to motivate and develop employees
  • Open for new ideas and always looking for improvements
  • Be a role model for our values WE Inspire, WE Empower, WE Care and WE Explore

Hurtigruten offer you

  • An exciting job with one of the strongest brands within explorer tourism
  • Challenging and interesting work with a Hotel operation team and travelers with the desire to explore
  • A unique opportunity to explore the Norwegian coast, Artic and Antartic
  • Competitive conditions