Chalet Manager

Job Details

Fantastic opportunity for a Manager aged 25+ to manage a chalet in the French Alps this winter.

The Manager’s role will suit someone who has some experience of staff oversite and/or general management and is keen to utilise those skills within a new and exciting environment.

Chalet Val D’Abondance is a privately-owned chalet just outside Chatel in the heart of the Portes du Soleil. The chalet can take up to 45 guests. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a private chalet that prides itself in offering a high standard of comfort and service to its owners and their guests who holiday together in a friendly club-like atmosphere.

 The Manager’s Role:

The Manager to look after day to day running and upkeep of the chalet, together with responsibility for budget and liaison with outside agencies.

Skills and Experience: 

  • Experience of managing other vacation properties or within the hotel sector
  • Proven organisational skills
  • Excellent budget management skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Be self-motivated and show initiative when required
  • Computer literate particularly in Excel
  • Proficient in the English language – both oral and written
  • Valid European Driving License
  • We require applications from EU passport holders (including dual nationality passport holders); those with French residency and those already in possession of a valid French work permit/working holiday visa. 
  • Please supply current CVs with application

What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Manage chalet operations
  • Purchase stock for efficient chalet operation and liaise with suppliers
  • Ensure communal areas are clean
  • Ensure rooms are cleaned in preparation for change overs.
  • Liaise with the chalet’s management committee re bookings and room allocation
  • Maintain and develop good working relationships with local suppliers
  • Manage the day-to-day financial side of the chalet operation
  • Interacting with the English financial director around budgetary requirements


  • Competitive salary
  • Accommodation in shared local apartment with our other members of staff
  • Meals with guests
  • Use of staff car
  • Employer’s liability insurance
  • Return flight from European airport to Geneva (if required)
  • Transfers to/from Geneva Airport at beginning and end of season (if required)
  • Share of tips 
  • Plus, a discretional bonus opportunity at the end of the season
  • Job Information 

  • Company: Chalet Val D'Abondance Ltd
  • Vacancy: Chalet Manager
  • Category: Ski Chalet Jobs, Management Jobs, Ski Season Administration Jobs
  • Dates: December 2022 - April 2023
  • Salary: Competitive with accommodation provided
  • Locations:
  • Options

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