Amila Aberathna

  • Dubai P.O BOX 35566
Amila Aberathna

Assistant Executive housekeeper


To work for a customer Focused, People Oriented International Hotel Organization that is committed to Superior quality Service and believes in Excellence and continual Improvement, and contribute my expertise for the growth and profitability of the organization

Work History

Work History
Dec 2013 - Feb 2015

Assistant Executive Housekeeper

Dubai international hotel (In side the Dubai air port 530 Rooms)

Assistant Executive housekeeper Reporting to Operation Manager Customer Service & Operations Is responsible for the smooth running of the department. Work with the appropriate departments of the hotel to obtain and disseminate all relevant information concerning arriving guests and with his team prepare meticulously a guest stay. Ensure that standards of excellence in customer service are maintained and regularly updated. Ensure that guest's expectations are anticipated, met at all times and even regularly exceeded. Deal with all guest queries and complaints swiftly and efficiently. Check all VIP rooms and long stay guestrooms are carried out and allocated rooms for room quality status. Co-ordinate general deep cleaning program i.e. shampoo, curtain, cleaning of bedspreads, tiles, marbles, wooden… special care. Implement special cleaning program for floors and Public Area team and to coordinate with other departments on special cleaning operations by Housekeeping department, contractors or Maintenance department. Supervise all outside contractors(Pest control, flowers, cleaning company, etc…) Maintenance of facilities Ensure that any breakdown of equipment and services are immediately reported and dealt with swiftly and efficiently. Ensure that in the context of the operations, all standards of management for the environment and its related legislation are strictly observed. Human Resources Through proper communication ensure that team members have all the information they require in order to provide excellent customer service at all times. Supervise completion of team duty rosters and team holiday plans. Constantly monitor team moral to ensure that the personnel are kept in an appropriate state of discipline, motivation and commitment to the objectives of the organization at all times. Identify and ensure that the personnel receive appropriate and adequate training in order to achieve the desirable level of performance in the execution of their duties. Regularly appraise his immediate collaborators in order to feedback to them essential information to enable them to constantly improve their performance. Carry out effectively the recruitment and selection of new employees in accordance with the company procedures and best practices and in line with wage budgets and manpower plans. Use effectively, monitor and control Manpower and

Nov 2010 - Dec 2013

Assistant Executive Housekeeper

Novotel & Ibis hotel Abu Dhabi (518 Rooms)

Assistant Executive housekeeper Managing Housekeeping Operations Responsibilities:- Ensures guest room status is communicated to the Front Desk in a timely and efficient manner. Inspects guestrooms on a daily basis. Obtains list of rooms to be cleaned immediately and list of prospective check-outs or discharges to prepare work assignments. Inventories stock to ensure adequate supplies. Supports and supervises an effective inspection program for all guestrooms and public space. Understands the impact of department's operations on the overall property financial goals and objectives and manages to achieve or exceed budgeted goals. Ensures all employees have proper supplies, equipment and uniforms. Communicates areas that need attention to staff and follows up to ensure understanding. Supervises daily Housekeeping shift operations and ensures compliance with all housekeeping policies, standards and procedures. Participates in departmental meetings and continually communicates a clear and consistent message regarding the departmental goals to produce desired results. Conducting Human Resources Uses all available on the job training tools to train new room attendants and provide follow-up training as necessary. Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees and ensures employees do the same with them. Schedules employees to business demands and for tracks employee time and attendance. Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters. Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently, disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures(SOPs and LSOPs) and support the Peer Review Process. Supervises staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs, and financial objectives are met. Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to individuals. Ensures employee recognition is taking place on all shifts. Participates in an on-going employee recognition program. Solicits employee feedback, utilizes an" open door" policy, and reviews employee satisfaction results to identify and address employee problems or concerns. Participates in employee progressive discipline procedures. Celebrates successes and publicly recognizes the contributions of team members.

Aug 2008 - Nov 2010

Housekeeping Senior Supervisor

Millennium & copthorne hotel Doha

Housekeeping senior supervisor Reporting to Executive housekeeper Responsibilities:- Assign tasks to the Housekeeping Supervisor and Room Attendants and show presence on the‘ floors' Check the maintenance of the equipment used by the employees and ensure that it is cleaned and stored correctly Ensure the correct and economical use of cleaning agents and their safe storage and that the all day to day maintenance is reported promptly and followed up Ensure that all vacuuming, polishing, carpet care, general cleaning is done in a professional manner and according to established schedules Responsible for implementing trainings of all team members and ensure they understand the purpose of their role and standards required Thorough knowledge of all the products and services provided by Housekeeping Take note of VIPs, Not Disturb, Sleep Out, Double-Lock Rooms and take appropriate action Attend daily meetings and receive special instructions Receive check-outs before reporting them as vacant Receive special requests from guests and carry them out Attend to guest complaints Inspect areas cleaned using checklist to see that cleaning is adequate, supplies in room are as per standard and immediate repairs are reported Fill out report and hand over found articles to the lost and found department Supervise cleaning of guest rooms, corridors and stairwells Supervise special cleaning of rooms and order supplies for designated floors Assist with inventory and ensure that all housekeeping machines and equipment are properly handled and maintained.

Apr 2006 - Aug 2008

Housekeeping Supervisor

Courtyard by Marriott Kuwait city

Housekeeping supervisor Responsibilities:- Secure working sheets for floors assigned for that day. Inspect all vacant rooms, not sold the previous night and be sure they are ready to be sold for guest occupancy. Should a tidy be necessary, then the Senior Housekeeper should tidy the room. If a room needs extensive cleaning, it should be assigned to the Section Housekeeper and the Linen Room Supervisor should be notified. Report any discrepancies to Linen Room. Report all check-outs to Section Housekeepers or any other information such as ASAP rooms or early makeups. Make rounds of entire assigned area, checking for spots on carpets or walls. Check for lights that are burned out. Check ice machine areas. Assign tasks to Floor Houseman or make up work orders. Check linen rooms for supplies and shortages. Inspect for cleanliness. Inspect rooms completed by the Section Housekeepers to see that the room has been properly cleaned and is ready to be sold for occupancy to a guest. Inspect and complete inspection report on two ready rooms for each Housekeeper and turn into Housekeeping Assistant Managers at the end of the shift.

Oct 2003 - Apr 2006

Room Attendant

Mövenpick Hotel (Doha Qatar)

Doha, Qatar Housekeeping Department Room Attendant Responsibilities:- Receive work assignment, keys and supplies from the supervisor and sign the key log book accurately Clean rooms and bathrooms, performing any combination of the following duties Keep fire exits and stair ways clear of any obstruction Check and report any maintenance work required immediately Pick up any litter from corridors and pathways Vacuum carpet and upholstered furniture, dust and wipe furniture, empty ashtrays and wastebaskets Make bed, wash sink, bathtub, toilet, tiles, mirrors and floor and polish brass and metal Replenish bathroom supplies and room supplies Tidy and arrange neatly guest toilet articles on vanity top and spot cleans carpet when necessary Clean and keep the guest corridors, service pantries and service areas neat and tidy at all times Remove Room Service tray and trolley from guestroom and corridors Inform valet service to collect guests clothes for laundry, dry cleaning or pressing services

Apr 2001 - Oct 2002

Asst Room Attendant

Kandalama Hotel-Sri Lanka

Housekeeping Department: Asst Room Attendant Promoted as a Room Boy

Jan 2000 - Mar 2001

Training In Ceylon Hotel School

Training In Ceylon Hotel School



Mr.Srinivasa Reddy

Executive Housekeeper Majestic Arjaan By Rotana Bahrain Mobile: +973 33910700

Mr. Sanjiva Gautamadasa operation manager

Dubai international hotel (In side the Dubai air port) Mobile; +971503842527 Email: