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Hotel SØMA

Deputy Manager in Sisimiut

Hotel SØMA

Ikkunneqarpoq: 21-03-2024
Piffissaq atuuffissaa naassaaq: 14-04-2024
Suliffissamut ID normut: 331587902
Atorfeqarnermi atugassarititaasut: Tamakkiisoq
Suliassaqarfik: Akunnittarfik & neriniartarfik
Atorfiup taaguutaa: Hotelmedarbejder
Misilittakkat - Annertunerusumik: Funktion - Hotel
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Deputy Manager Wanted for Hotel SØMA in Sisimiut
Hotel SØMA consists of +100 employees spread across 4 cities in Greenland.

SØMA Values and Purposes

Hotel SØMA is non-profit and based on Christian values and beliefs. Our values are heart warmth, safeness, passion, propriety, and in service for people. Read more here.
Our foundations purpose is to bring the gospel and word of Christ to seafarers and fishermen. And the local chaplains work has a physical base on our hotel as well. 
Please share your thoughts and perspectives to our values when applying for this job. 

SØMA Sisimiut as a Work Place

We are inclusive, seeing opportunities in the people we surround ourselves with. As a young team with a sense of adventure and humor, we strive to balance Greenlandic culture with our desired work culture by being engaging and welcoming.

SØMA is in an exciting development phase, modernizing and expanding to offer an even better experience to our guests and the local community. We’re currently expanding the hotel with new rooms, facilities, and spaces. We are opportunistic and not afraid to try new concepts or ideas—even if it means making mistakes, as we always move forward. As much as we enjoy making a difference in the local community through our work, we also relish adventures in the endless Greenlandic nature during our free time. Sisimiut offers sled dogs, snowmobiles, cross-country skiing, hiking trails, whales, and much more.

Click here to see a video of our previous Deputy Manager Eva, who shared her experience of working at SØMA as a French international: Youtube video with Eva, Deputy Manager at SØMA

About the Position:
As a Deputy Manager, you will be responsible for the daily operations of the hotel and cafeteria in collaboration with a junior manager. Your work will involve managerial and administrative tasks, occasionally assisting in the operations as needed. Your immediate supervisor will be the regional director.

We are constantly striving to improve, and we expect you to be motivated by development. We are committed to exchanging experiences to collectively achieve our potential. You will be progressively given more responsibilities at a pace you can handle. The position demands strong leadership qualities and adaptability. Previous experience in the hotel industry is advantageous.


  • Management of daily operational activities
  • Ensure exceptional guest experiences and service quality
  • Personnel management and team development
  • Contribute to the development of strategies and procedures to enhance the hotel experience
  • Collaborate with management and other departments to maintain hotel standards
  • Sales to travel agents


  • Experience in hotel management or related areas
  • Excellent leadership skills and the ability to motivate a team
  • Strong understanding of the experience industry
  • Flexible, proactive, and able to handle complex situations
  • Good communication skills in English

We Offer:

  • A unique opportunity to be part of a non-profit organization with a meaningful mission
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development
  • A passionate team and a warm working culture
  • Good employment conditions

About You:
You may be a recent graduate or want to take a break from your job to embark on an adventure and try yourself in a leadership position in Greenland. Language proficiency and previous experience in the hotel or guest service industry are advantageous.

As a person, we expect that:

  • You are resilient, independent, and capable of making decisions.
  • You are good at collaboration and have a good overview.
  • You are outgoing and naturally integrate into new communities.
  • You are trained to use your moral compass—even when things get tough.
  • You are proficient in IT at a working level.

Terms of Employment:
The employment period is a minimum of two years. Several employees have moved here for a shorter period but extended their time due to the fantastic life in Greenland.

We look forward to welcoming another passionate and committed Deputy Manager to our team at Hotel SØMA in Sisimiut!

Practical information

Workplace: Hotel SØMA, Sisimiut Start Date: Summer 2024. Learn more at

Deadline for applying

We conduct interviews as applications are submitted, so don’t hesitate to send your application today. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Regional Director Magnus R. Elleby at +299 528750 or email Send your application to We continuously invite candidates for interviews.

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