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Hotel Manager

  • Job Location

    Le Fayet, St. Gervais, French Alps

  • Start date


  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    Competitive salary + bonus scheme, accommodation, meals, ski lift pass, ski and boot equipment, uniform, insurance and travel to and from resort.


We are looking for a Hotel Manager who has a passion for hospitality together with a love of the mountains, who is not afraid of hard work and has the commitment to exceed client expectations.

Duties include (with the help of an Assistant Manager): 

  • Overall management and responsibility for the hotel’s smooth operation.
  • To provide clients with the highest possible level of service and overall holiday experience, leading the team by personal example.  Client satisfaction is monitored through clients questionnaires which are sent to Head Office for analysis each week.
  • Management of staff including compiling the weekly work rota plus motivation, training and staff welfare.
  • Management of the housekeeping service and standards of cleanliness throughout the hotel.
  • Responsible for the hotel and vehicle maintenance.
  • Control of all budgets (bar, kitchen, general expenditure, etc.) ensuring the timely completion of all departmental accounts and administrative paperwork.
  • Liaising with Head Office regarding client travel movements including transfers to and from airports and ski slopes (St. Gervais only).
  • Conversant with the in-house reservations system.
  • Developing and maintaining good working relationships with all suppliers and contractors.
  • Adhere to all French legislation concerning the hotel operation and staff.

Salary and Benefits

In addition to working for an independent, family run firm with over forty years’ experience where you are a valued member of the team and not just a number, the main benefits are:

  • Competitive salary
  • Meals and accommodation
  • Travel to and from resort (UK staff only)
  • Ski lift pass
  • Ski and boot equipment
  • Medical insurance if applicable
  • Uniform
  • Hotel bar discount
  • Generous family and friends holiday discount
  • Going skiing/boarding!

Plus BONUS scheme

This role has the potential to earn an end of season bonus based on the above criteria, questionnaire results and successful completion of the season.


What we are looking for:

  • Possession of an EU or UK passport. (For UK nationals working in France we now have to obtain a work permit on your behalf and a visa, unless you have a Carte de Sejour.  All staff will be on a French contract.)
  • Must be fully vaccinated (with proof).
  • An inspirational, confident leader with previous experience in the hotel or hospitality industry.
  • An interest and aptitude to manage and motivate staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and time-management skills.
  • Excellent computer skills (particularly Excel), organisation, accounting and administration skills.
  • Must be able to cope in a pressured working environment with the ability to think on your feet.
  • Full clean UK/EU driving licence is advantageous and experience of driving in mountain/snowy conditions is desirable.
  • French language skills would be beneficial for this position.

About us

Snowcoach is an independent family run company established in 1978, operating two hotels in the French Alps offering friendly, good value skiing/snowboarding holidays. We have many returning clients, year on year, which we think says a lot about

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