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A Big 4 Private Game Reserve situated close to Badplaas in Mpumalanga. This Lodge/Reserve/Employer is children friendly so if the couple have a young child, the child is welcome.
The Guide will handle general Game Ranger/Field Guide/Trails Guide duties. Previous experience in same position essential. Work Cycle is 11 days on/3 days off or 22 days on/6 days off.
The Teacher/AuPair – needn’t have any formal qualification. We need someone who loves children and is soft natured and kind hearted. There are only 5 children in the school, 2x 2-3yr olds; 1x 3-4yr old; 1x 4-5yr old & 1x 1st Grader. The 1st grader follows a homeschool program which is very easy to follow. School is from 07:30-13:00. Teacher/AuPair needs to be fluent in Afrikaans.
Guide Salary: Level 1 No trails R5000. Level 1 Full trails R6500. Level 2 No trails R6500. Level 2 Full trails R7500. *50% medical aid. *provident fund *funeral plan *meal allowance *cycle is 11/3 or 22/6, *accommodation. The lodge also pays for FGASA Training/Memberships. International Clientele - Good Tips. Teacher Salary: R4500 *The benefits aren’t that great as the parents fund the salary from their own pockets.
Guide: Big 5 Guiding Experience a strong advantage. Strong People skills. Punctual and reliable. Teacher: *Accommodation *Teacher needs no formal qualification. We need someone who loves children and is soft natured and kind hearted. There are only 5 children in the school, 2x 2-3yr olds; 1x 3-4yr old; 1x 4-5yr old & 1x 1st Grader. The 1st grader follows a homeschool program which is very easy to follow. School is from 07:30-13:00. *Teacher needs to be fluent in Afrikaans
Guide: FGASA Level 1, 2 or 3 with Back up or Lead Rifle Qualifications. (Salary scale is according to FGASA and Trails Guide Level). AuPair: Needs to be fluent in Afrikaans.
· Salary: R9500-R13000 as a Couple · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 23 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
A small boutique 5* Lodge (Max 12 Guests). Situated close to Hermanus Lagoon in the Overberg.
Reporting to: General Manager
We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, hard working with a PASSION for people and the industry. The position will involve the overall day to day running of the lodge and the management of lodge staff.
Duties: 1. Guest Care and relations 2. Management of all lodge staff, operations and functions, and ensuring that all tasks are carried out by the respective staff and within the schedules prescribed. 3. Accurate and efficient co-ordination with the General Manager, Head Chef, Farm Manager and other Staff in the planning and implementation of all hospitality functions and operations for accommodations, execution of food service, special events and conferences. 4. Training of staff and instilling a team approach in delivering excellent “Enlightened Hospitality” to all guests and visitors to the property. 5. The friendly & considerate assistance of all clients, and rectification of clients' problems, where necessary. 6. Management of all administrative duties related to the Lodge, to include: Point of Sale, stock control, guest reservations, guest check-ins and check-outs. Stock ordering and stock takes. 7. Management of all housekeeping and laundry at the lodge. 8. Oversight of Butler service and training. 9. Tasks, dictated by the operational requirements of the employer; 10. Hosting of guest and to ensure all guest requests are attended to promptly 11. Guest bills and POS entries. Collect payments from guest, and record data pertaining to funds and expenditures and prepare required paperwork pertaining to departmental functions 12. Assist with weddings and events 13. Greet and register Lodge guests. 14. Observe and monitor staff performance in order to ensure efficient operations and adherence to facility's policies and procedures. 15. Inspect guest rooms, public areas, and grounds for cleanliness and appearance. 16. Provide assistance to staff members by performing activities such as inspecting rooms, setting tables and guest delights 17. Assist with arranging external and onsite guest activities 18. Relieve General Manager when on leave
Live in, uniform. A couple will be considered if partner is a good Sous Chef (Fine Dining).
Previous Lodge management experience in a similar environment essential. Computer literate. Passion for the people and the hospitality industry. Self-starter and can use own initiative. Sober habits that can cope with pressure and dead lines. Working experience in a similar or same position. Strong knowledge of service industry. Excellent communication and management skills essential. Thorough understanding of the hospitality industry. Valid driver's license required. Team player and leadership qualities.
Relevant Hospitality Management training and qualifications will prove advantageous.
· Salary: R8 000 – R12 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 23 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
This is a 5* intimate property situated 7 km outside Stanford in the Overberg, where we have a 5 star lodge with 5 rooms-max 12 people and a deli that serves picnics, light lunches and Smoked BBQ from 11h00-15h00 daily. We also cater for events (birthdays/anniversary parties), weddings, and executive conferences. We have good local food sources and an organic vegetable garden on our property. This is not a high pressure job due to small numbers but the food has to be excellent.
We currently have a position available for a Sous/senior chef. We have a Head-chef and 2 cooks to assist and for time off. We have an opportunity for an experienced sous chef who is enthusiastic, hard working with a PASSION for creating exciting food. The position will involve the overall day to day running of the kitchen. The successful candidate must be prepared to work shifts. At the lodge we don't believe in the ordinary, we don't produce but rather create and achieve our goals working together as a team. Candidate must have a passion food with staying power and must be dependable. Roles and Responsibilities: Assist with the management of kitchen and related culinary requirements. - Accurate food, menu development and menu costing and portion control of all meals served to ensure that food cost remain at an acceptable level. Assist head chef with cost and stock control including receiving, checking, quality control and correct storage of stock as required. Ensuring that all tasks are carried out within the schedules prescribed. Accurate and efficient co-ordination and execution of food orders, as placed by clients. The compilation and co-ordination of staff rosters, and training and monitoring of new kitchen and serving staff. Assist with training of kitchen staff. The maintenance of neat, clean and hygienic conditions, in and around the general workspace and all facilities. Knowledge of and compliance with all HACCP regulations and recommendations.
Live In. If the chef has a partner who is a 5* Lodge/Guest House Manager, a Couple will be considered.
Working experience in a similar or same position. Strong knowledge of service industry. Excellent communication and management skills essential, HACCP a pre-requisite. Thorough understanding of clean kitchen and work area. Excellent knowledge of planning menus, establishing size of food portions, estimating food requirements, wastage, stock rotation and costs. Valid driver's license required. Computer literate. Team player and leadership qualities. Good pastry skills.
Formal culinary qualification required (ICA or Prue Leith Quals preferred) - Fine Dining.
· Salary: R8 000 - R12 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 23 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
A popular 250 seater country restaurant situated in Fourways. The restaurant also caters for events and functions.
General Management of Front of House Operations. Lead the Waiters, Barman, Events Coordinators and Kitchen Staff to ensure standards are met and Customers are happy. Previous front of house operations management experience within a large busy Restaurant or Function venue required.
Strong Management skills. Mature candidate who can effectively head up the Events, Front of House, Kitchen staff and ensure that the guests get the best service possible and that everything runs according to set standards. Strong Cost and Wastage Management skills.
Relevant Hospitality Qualifications will prove a strong advantage.
· Salary: R15 000 - R25 000 Dependent on Experience · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 23 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Restaurant / Coffee Shop
An upmarket Hotel located in Midrand.
General Assistant F&B Management duties will apply. Previous experience within similar position is essential.
Medical Aid and Provident Fund Contributions, Late and Night Shift Allowance.
Strong Cost controls. Good F&B Controls and Experience within hotels. Fully literate with the ability to read, formulate and understand departmental stats, financial statements, reports. Ability to work shifts: morning, evening and late shifts. Exceptional computer literacy with specific efficiency's on MARSHA, GRAM, Opera, Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
Grade 12 (Matric. ) Relevant Hospitality Management Diploma/Degree/Qualification will prove an advantage.
· Salary: R10 500 - R11 750 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 21 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
Ensuring that the minimum Guest Service Standards are understood and maintained from a conferencing perspective. Monitoring all potential, provisional and confirmed function bookings and that the use of facilities and revenue is optimized. Securing all inquiries and tentative bookings Oversee the coordinating Team and ensure all conferences and events are properly planned and quoted for. Maintaining effective operations by constantly liaising on activities, progress and results with F&B Management. Ensure proper yielding procedures are in place to ensure maximum profitability of the department Drawing up of contracts and ensuring they are signed and deposits paid. Manage and oversee the daily operation of the Banqueting department in line with the Guests' expectations and the Hotel's standards. Forecasting and anticipating volumes of business to ensure Staff are scheduled accordingly. Duty Management Shifts Control over operating as well as consumable equipment is maintained. Training of Staff and trainees in line with the Hotel's standard. Compiling of Departmental reports Compile weekly Function Sheets and update daily as required ensuring all relevant departments are informed. Administration prior and after each event, accurate billing for the function is recorded and such information and supporting documentation is passed on to Accounts. Dealing with Guest comments / requests promptly and in a courteous fashion.
Medical Aid and Provident Fund Contributions.
Minimum of 2 years' experience within a food & beverage management. Exceptional computer literacy with specific efficiency's on MARSHA, GRAM, Opera, Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook. Fully literate with the ability to read, formulate and understand departmental stats, financial statements, reports. Ability to work shifts: morning, evening and late shifts. Must be Guest and service driven Must be able to maintain physical stamina to personally supervise areas of responsibility.
Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent qualification required. National Diploma in Hospitality/Food and Beverage Management or similar qualification would be advantageous.
· Salary: R13 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 21 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
A 60 Seater Fine Dining restaurant situated in Pretoria.
(Reporting to the Restaurant HOD/Head Chef)
Requirements: This fine dining restaurant seeks a Restaurant manager, to manage the bar and front of house of the 60 seater fine dining restaurant. The restaurant service team are culinary students and the ideal candidate should therefore have a strong developmental approach and be able to train students in the finer arts of service and the dining room.
The ideal candidate will have:
Restaurant and bar management ability especially with regards to meeting costs. A hardworking, co-operative manner and ability to multitask. High standards of service excellence and a passion for the industry. The ability to impart service knowledge to students in a motivational manner. A developmental approach to students. Attention to detail. Good computer literacy Excellent customer service. Excellent management ability and communication skills. Assertiveness, patience and good organizational skills. An awareness of developments within the food, wine and related industries, as well as international trends in hospitality.
Leave/hours: Tuesdays – 8-17:00 (Restaurant is closed) Wednesday – Saturday (14:00-Close). Day shift during exam periods in December and June. Off Sundays and Mondays. 2 weeks leave in June, 3/4 weeks leave in December/Jan. Closed Public holidays.
Tuesdays – 8-17:00 (Restaurant is closed) Wednesday – Saturday (14:00-Close). Day shift during periods in December and June. Off Sundays and Mondays. 2 weeks leave in June, 3/4 weeks leave in December/Jan. Closed Public holidays.
A minimum of 7 year’s work experience, (mostly fine dining environment) Exceptional Food and Beverage knowledge
An F&B qualification from a reputable training institution.
· Salary: R 18 000 - R 20 000 Depending on experience · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 16 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Restaurant / Coffee Shop
Two Hotels situated in close proximity to one another (Part of a Group) in Cape Town. This manager will oversee the maintenance of the 234 roomed and 101 roomed Hotels respectively.
Scope & general purpose of the role include:
Operational Responsibilities: Manages the Maintenance Department in such a way as to maximise internal company effectiveness and cost efficiency; to satisfy the requirements of stakeholders and to ensure sound relationships with external parties,
Performing daily inspections of the property on each shift to ensure the safety of all guests and staff alike. • Ensures all routine checks are done on operational equipment i.e. boilers, temperature readings. Participates when inspections are carried out on the property i.e. when fire chief does the relevant walk around as well as bi-annual risk audits. Records daily maintenance activity. Ensures that maintenance is dealt with in a cost effective manner, adhering to the Company’s profit margin policies. Ensures stock takes are done on maintenance operating equipment, according to the Company Policy. Ensures that all goods purchased have a written requisition and order number given to supplier. Employment of Maintenance Staff. Interviews and decides on placement of competent staff to be employed in the maintenance department. Learning and Development. Guides and trains all staff within the maintenance team for the correct job allocated and that all goals set are maintained, monitored and recorded. Performance Management. Managing of supervisors and staff in performance of their duties. Adheres to participation of the hotels performance management system, procedures and practices by: Monitoring and ensuring consistent application of performance management procedures. Following up to ensure that all staff members have personal development plans and that these are implemented and incorporated. Organisation Transformation and Development. Ensures that “On The Job” training needs analysis is completed and monitored correctly. Ensures Cross training between sectional duties within the maintenance department is completed. Employee / Industrial Relations. Complies with employment policies and procedures. Adheres to the Hotel’s disciplinary and grievance procedures and to attend and/or chair such procedures as and when requested.
There is also pension fund and Medical aid offered, and 13th cheque and twice annual increase. Uniform, staff, meal is also included as well as undercover parking.
5 Years minimum experience within hospitality at a Senior Management Level. The ability to work shifts, be on call and manage a team effectively. • Ability to read, understand and take the appropriate action from a site building plan. Must be able to negotiate pricing, liaise with and manage contractors. Well developed knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act. Ability to create and effectively manage the department budget.
Minimum Grade 12. Technical degree/diploma relevant to the hospitality industry within maintenance scope of responsibilities.
· Salary: R25 000 to R30 000 gross salary per month · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 16 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
A 5* Game Lodge situated in the Sabi Sands.
To assist the executive chef in the profitable running of the kitchen adhering to the Company's policies and procedures. To ensure that a courteous and efficient service is provided to the guest. To assume full responsibility of the kitchen, during the executive chef ‘s absence. Responsible to: Executive Chef.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
To ensure that a good image is projected by all employees, this being, helpfulness, appearance and cleanliness.
To ensure the required level of discipline and deportment are maintained at all times by all employees.
To ensure that guest queries and complaints are being dealt with in an efficient, prompt and courteous manner achieving maximum guest satisfaction.
To assist in planning menus according to the budgeted food cost and to liaise with the Lodge Manager/General Manager.
To ensure that all dishes are being prepared to the correct recipe in the correct quantities.
To ensure that each dish leaving the kitchen is checked for quality, quantity, presentation and correct temperature.
To assist in maintaining a high standard of cleanliness at all times.
To keep all stocks securely and under the correct conditions applicable to each type of commodity stored.
To assist in constantly training all staff to effect good portion control and pleasing presentation of all dishes.
To ensure that all areas under your control satisfy the most stringent hygiene requirements and that staff who are ill or injured receive the correct treatment or are not allowed to work
ADMINISTRATION AND CONTROL
To forward all relevant food returns to the Accounts department as and when required.
To comply with internal audit procedures.
To assist in drawing up timetables for kitchen employees according to the demand of business.
To comply with employment procedures.
To assist in the training and/or train kitchen employees to the Company standard.
To attend such training courses as may be arranged from time to time.
To be conversant with the Labour Relations Act, the applicable wage regulating agreement, this being the Basic Conditions of Employment Act and to be fully conversant with the Company's internal trade union agreements.
To adhere to the Company's disciplinary and grievance procedure and to attend and/or chair such procedures as and when required.
To endeavour at all times to promote and maintain sound industrial relations.
To carry out any other duty as may be imposed by Management.
HOUR OF WORK - As required by the demand of business.
Single Accommodation, Meals on Duty
Previous 5* Game Lodge/Lodge/Boutique Hotel Experience at Senior Chef de partie or Sous Chef level required.
Professional Cookery Diploma.
· Salary: R10 000 - R12 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 15 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
A beautiful 5* Game Lodge (20 rooms, max 40 Guests) situated in Kenya in the Amboseli Reserve.
General Management of this exquisite 5* Game Lodge in the Amboseli Reserve in Kenya. Full Management of all departments to include Front Office, Housekeeping, Maintenance, Hosting/Guest Relations, Restaurant, Food and Beverage, Kitchen, Stock Control, Orders, Financial Management, Staff Management, Community Development an Training. Strong level of Maturity, Style and elegance will suit the property well. This is a big community camp so the couple must be well versed with community development. Well experienced, polished individuals required. Previous East Africa Experience within 5* Game Lodges would prove an advantage.
Accommodation, Air Tickets, Medical Insurance, Work Permit, Meals on duty, Transport.
Stable Work History. Proven track record within a 5* Game Lodge where focus is on High Standards, Style and elegance. Mature Couple with strong Community Development expertise and experience. Exceptional Staff and Guest Relations Skills and abilities. Couple must compliment one another well in skills sets and be able to fully run the Game Lodge in it's entirety. Computer Literate. (Materials Control/Res Request or similar system knowledge required)
Relevant Hospitality Qualifications are essential for work permit application. Valid Passports. Clear Criminal Records.
· Salary: US$ 5 000 Nett as a Couple · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 14 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
A beautiful 5* Boutique Hotel (20 rooms, max 40 Guests) situated in Tanzania. This is the flagship hotel to the brand.
General Management of this exquisite 5* Boutique Hotel Property in Tanzania. Full Management of all departments to include Front Office, Housekeeping, Maintenance, Hosting/Guest Relations, Restaurant, Food and Beverage, Kitchen, Stock Control, Orders, Financial Management, Staff Management, Training. This is a very stylish flagship boutique hotel to the Brand so a vibrant couple with Style and Pizazz will suit the property well. Well experienced, polished individuals required. Previous East Africa Experience within 5* Boutique Hotels would prove an advantage.
Accommodation, Air Tickets, Medical Insurance, Work Permit, Meals on duty, Transport.
Stable Work History. Proven track record within a 5* Boutique Hotel/Lodge where focus is on High Standards, Style and edgy elegance. Exceptional Staff and Guest Relations Skills and abilities. Couple must compliment one another well in skills sets and be able to fully run the Hotel in it's entirety. Computer Literate. (Materials Control/Res Request or similar system knowledge required)
Relevant Hospitality Qualifications are essential for work permit application. Valid Passports. Clear Criminal Records.
· Salary: US$ 5 000 Nett as a Couple · Location: Tanzania · Date Posted: 14 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
A beautiful 5* Boutique Hotel situated in Pretoria.
General Executive Chef duties will apply. Menu Planning (Fine Dining), Food Orders, Staff Training, Stock Management and Control, Hygiene Maintenance, Management of Staff, Food Cost Management, Food Preparation and Presentation. Responsible for all the Fine Dining Restaurant Food Production and presentation as well as catering for Weddings/Functions normally to a maximum of 200 pax (Normally 100 pax). Sometimes when Marquis facilities are available they do larger functions but this is not usual.
Young and Vibrant personality. Ability to create Edgy Food Fare that will delight the Guests. Strong Stock and Cost Controls.
Professional Cookery Diploma required. (Ideally Prue Leith or similar fine dining qualification required)
· Salary: R30 000 - R40 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 14 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
A 5* Boutique Hotel situated in Centurion.
Candidate will be fully responsible for all the Events and Weddings held at this beautiful 5* Boutique property in Centurion. Previous experience within an Events/Wedding Coordination role essential. Candidate will also manage 2 bars within the establishment and assist with Duty Management Shifts. Candidate must be willing to work irregular shifts/working hours as the business demands.
Good Events/Wedding/Functions Coordination and Management experience. Good Leadership skills. Good organizational and administration as well as communication skills.
Professional Hospitality Qualification is an advantage but not essential if experienced in a 5* Hotel.
· Salary: R12 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 14 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
A Game Lodge Head Office situated close to Rosebank in Johannesburg.
This full-time position was created to support the current financial team in everyday office tasks. This will include filing, reconciliations, debtors, creditors, general journals and cashbook entries. The person in this position will become a “floating” member of the finance department, assisting with the communication of tasks and procedures to other departments in to company. This may also include assisting in the marketing department as well as reservations when needed.
Duties and responsibilities
Complete general data entry into the cashbook
Track and review the submission of company credit card reconciliations (local and international)
Review and approve vendor payments
Assist with the reconciliation of monthly billings
File current documents for the department and periodically archive files
Liaise between departments concerning form submission and general interdepartmental tasks and procedures
Assist Financial Manager in the completion of everyday tasks in the finance department
This is a full time position requiring 40 hours a week that can be scheduled between the hours of 8am and 5pm on regular working days.
Skills in excel required and any tourism experience preferred. Knowledge and experience with cashbook and journal entries in an accounting system ideal. Must be highly proficient in using Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Critical thinking, Hardworking individual with positive attitude who takes initiative desired. Team player with excellent communication and organization skills.
Matric Certificate required. Experience working in a professional office environment required. Relevant Bookkeeping, Financial, Tourism or Hospitality Qualifications are a strong advantage but not essential.
· Salary: R12000-R15000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 13 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
A 5* Game Lodge and Spa situated on a reserve near Hoedspruit in Mpumalanga.
Meet & greet guests. Keep treatment rooms up to an acceptable standard. Carry out checks to ensure that treatment rooms and wider spa areas are clean, well stocked with equipment and products, safe and hygienic. Able to create a calm environment where guests can relax. Treatments include Massages, Facials, Manicures and Pedicures. Perform reception duties - answering phone, booking appointments, assisting reception when needed. Provide a friendly, efficient and courteous service to all guests at all times providing a high standard of customer care.
Excellent communication skills, Self-motivated and Professional.
Grade 12. Min 2 years Spa Therapist experience. ITEC, SAAHSP, CIDESCO qualification essential.
· Salary: R5 000 per month plus commission · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 10 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Spa
General Executive Sous Chef duties will apply. Previous Experience in same role essential ideally within a 4*/5* City Hotel.
Ability to lead a team, pass and kitchen effectively. Strong Banqueting and A la Carte Skills. Hands on in Production but also strong with Kitchen Administration, Menu Planning, Orders, Stock Control, Training, Food Costing, etc.
Professional Cookery Diploma is essential.
· Salary: R18 000 - R20 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 06 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
A 5* Game Lodge situated in Northern KZN (Hluhluwe)
Meet every guest and ensure they know who is looking after them. Ensuring all organizational requirements around delivering guest experience at this Lodge is planned for and executed on a daily basis. Ensure our brand standards are always maintained in all areas that make up the guest experience. Represent the brand in appearance and behavior. - Create an environment where the company culture is fostered. Innovate new ideas and ways to edge the brand and improve. Ensure that our culture of rewarding and recognizing of staff is followed through all levels of the lodge. Ensure that training & development of staff is coordinated. Ensure that controls and systems are in place to ensure the sustainability of the business as well as conserving our resources. Relieve for the General Manager when on leave. - Hosting alternative nights. Taking the lead on groups. Oversee the water Bottling plant.
Accommodation, Meals on duty.
At least 3 years relevant experience in a 5 star operation.
Some form of managerial experience.
Valid unendorsed SA driver's license essential.
Hospitality Qualification will prove a strong advantage.
· Salary: R20000-R22000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 31 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
A Smaller Corporate Catering Company stationed in Rivonia.
This is a very Admin intensive role whereby the person will handle all Calls, Quotes, Managing Accounts, Emails and filing. In addition to admin duties, the Coordinator/Administrator will also be required to assist with Delivery of Food (To assist Driver when there are more deliveries than he can handle in one day - relief) and also overseeing the set up of Events and Functions. The Catering company caters mainly for the corporate market/businesses so there are few functions after hours but this person must be flexible and able to work long hours and weekends when required and be able to travel to various locations when and where required. Previous experience in similar position essential.
Computer Literate. MS Office Suite. Extremely competent on Excel, word and Outlook. Strong Administration skills (Very intensive administrative duties). Experienced in the Events / Sales Coordination arena. VALID DRIVERS LICENSE ESSENTIAL. Willingness and ability to work flexible hours when required.
Relevant Hospitality/Events qualifications are an advantage.
· Salary: R11 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 31 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Catering Company
A 220 room Resort hotel with Restaurant/Bars/Terrace and 4 different Conference/Function Halls, the smalles accommodating 32 pax and the largest accommodating 350 pax situated close to Naboomspruit in Limpopo Province.
General Food and Beverage Management duties will apply. Previous experience within similar Resort environment essential.
Accommodation will be provided at a Rental fee to the Employee dependant on size and type of accommodation
Each room enjoys a stunning view and is suited for both families and couples. The Lodge offers 38 rooms of which 18 are inter-leading, making them ideal for families with children. The lodge is situated on the Southern Kruger National Park border.
General Front Office Management duties will apply. Previous experience in same or very similar role essential.
Accommodation, Meals On Duty.
Ability to lead a team of junior staff effectively. 5* Service Orientated. Strong Computer Literacy particularly on OPERA. 5* Game Lodge/Bush or Country Estate Experience is an advantage.
Only South African Citizens may apply. Relevant Hospitality Qualifications will prove an advantage but not essential if experienced.
· Salary: R10 000 - R12 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 31 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
This lodge is one of the top 5-star game reserves in KZN. Situated in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve, this lodge exudes elegance and luxury, guaranteeing visitors the experience of a lifetime.
General Head Chef duties will apply to include Menu Planning, Costings, Food Cost Management, Stock Control, Cooking and plating/presenting of meals to 5* Standards, Hygiene maintenance, Staff supervision and training. Hands on individual required. Previous experience within similar position within an exclusive environment is essential.
Strong Kitchen administration skills in terms of menu planning, costings, stock control as well as ability to interact with Guests when required and manage a very small team in the kitchen.
Professional Cookery Diploma is a strong advantage.
· Salary: R12 000 - R15 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 31 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
A beautiful 5* Country Estate near Plettenberg Bay
This is a lovely position for an outgoing individual (event a recent Hospitality Graduate) who enjoys working within and overseeing all departments. Person will be responsible for overseeing of Service Standards in Front Office, Housekeeping, Food Service, Guest Relations and Guest Service, Back of House and Front of House operations.
Gregarious Personality. Exceptional Communication and Interpersonal skills. Very well presented. Polished. Driven and proactive.
Recognized Hospitality Management Diploma.
Accommodation, Meals On Duty, Tips.
· Salary: R7 000 - R10 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 19 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Estate
A 5* Game Lodge situated in the Eastern Cape.
Seeking a Competent Head Chef with strong Leadership skills to take the full running of the kitchen in his/her hands. The chef will have complete freedom to arrange the menu so long as they menu is in line with the culture of the lodge which is Elegant Royal Safari. Guests are paying up to R16000 per night so the fare needs to be of 5* Level. The chef needs to ideally have experience in the bush ideally within a 5* Establishment. The lodge currently operates on a 5 day rotational menu. The lodge also has no Electricity so it is all solar and gas powered therefore there are some limitations on what can be accomplished out of the small kitchen. It is however a a great place for someone to make their mark. Chef will need to be fully responsible for all Orders, Menu Planning, Stock Control and Issuing, Cost Controls, Quality and Wastage Management, Guest Relations, etc. Previous experience in similar role essential.
Must be able to thrive in a Bush environment. Strong Management and Leadership skills. Proven Track Record at running a 5* Lodge Kitchen. Able to use initiative. Strong Kitchen Administration and Practical Cookery skills. Good Mentor.
Professional Cookery Diploma is essential.
Accommodation, Meals on Duty, Tips.
· Salary: R20 000 Negotiable · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 19 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
A lovely 5* Estate Boutique Style lodge situated near Plettenberg Bay.
This person must be able to manage a small team well. It is a busy kitchen only catering for 25-35 pax maximum. Busy Breakfast and Dinner Service, occasional lunch and Luxury Turndown Treats. The style of food is sassy, sexy, bordering on deconstructed but still wholesome lovely food. The Lodge currently has a small a la carte menu which is very popular. Seeking a Chef to run with this concept, with the freedom to change or maintain what is in place currently. The chef must be very strong with Costings and Stock Management and must have the ability to manage local staff that has been there for many years. (Earn Respect). Good Guest Relations skills is required as Chef will need to come out and greet the guests at mealtimes. There is a great team in place.
Strong Management Skills. Ability to lead a good team of chefs who have been there for many years. Ability to handle pressure and create marvellous food to excite the guests.
Professional Cookery Diploma in Culinary Arts Essential. (Ideally Prue Leith, ICA graduates or must be passionate about delicate, elegant dining)
Accommodation on the Estate. Meals On Duty, Tips.
· Salary: R20 000 Negotiable · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 19 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Assist the GM of this Boutique 5* Hotel to fully manage the front desk and all that this entails. Lead, Motivate, Train and Manage staff to ensure Guests are receiving the best service possible to 5* Boutique standards. Management of Bookings, Check ins, Recieivng of payments, Check Outs, Daily to Monthly Reports. (Strong working knowledge of OPERA required).
Strong OPERA working Knowledge. Experienced within a supervisory role within a 5* Hotel.
Relevant Hospitality Qualification is a strong advantage.
· Salary: R12 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 19 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
Description: A 5* Lodge situated in Botswana (Okavango)
KEY OUTPUTS: Meet and greet all guests, say goodbye to all guests, know all guests by name. Understand personal guest needs through interaction. When required to do so, conduct thorough orientation of new guests on arrival and inform the kitchen of any dietary requirements, liaise with guides and butlers with regard to any special requests. Transmit guest information to other lodges and get information from other lodges before guests arrival. Cover all daily and weekly requirements of the Lodge Manager when on leave, especially budget control and guest delight activities. When required to do so, assist with room allocation and planning for future bookings well in advance - read all day sheets thoroughly and plan for any special requests, requirements or occasions. Be present at all morning meetings, and conduct the meeting in the absence of the Lodge Manager. When required to do so, plan all tomorrow's game viewing and transfer activities with the guides/trackers/mechanics, every day. Ensure that all rooms are checked by Guest Relations - Housekeeping Manager before the guest's arrival. When on duty in the early mornings, meet with maintenance team, and oversee all maintenance activities that day. When on morning duty, arrive 1 hour before the 1st guest, make sure set up is in order and guests are woken up on time. Guide ready etc. Comply with all task/assistance requests from the manager and report back on tasks assigned when requested to do so. In co-ordination with other management, host guests at all meals. Manage check-outs and invoices when Lodge Administrator is on leave or needs assistance. Prepare and update operational day sheets when required to do so.
Assist with monthly planning - training, guest requirement and staffing levels. Familiarise yourself and adhere to the Company Policies and Procedures. Disciplinary procedures - sound knowledge of all policies and procedures and labour relations. Counselling procedures - correct procedures are followed according to policies and procedures To ensure that communication is open and non-defensive. Ensure that minimum standards as per BOPs are adhered to in all departments. Promote and Instil an ethic of Guest Care and Guest interaction throughout all departments. Promote and instil a passion for Going the Extra Mile throughout all departments. Closely manage all guest delight activities together with other management, butlers, guides, housekeepers and other staff as necessary. Attend any departmental and finance meetings. Oversee stock takes. Comply with the house rules as regards the allowance for drinks for management. Be prepared to assist in all departments/lodges as and when required. Any other tasks required of you by Management.
Proven supervisory skills with experience in dealing with staff. Ability to co-ordinate day to day operations. 3 - 5 years tourism/hospitality experience. PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES: Be honest - act courageously. Be transparent - open and fair. Show respect - shift blame culture to fix culture - consider other points of view. Be consistent. Be empathetic - listen first - be considerate.
Relevant Hospitality Qualification Essential for work permit application processes.
· Salary: BWP 18 000 · Location: Botswana · Date Posted: 19 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
A 5* Game Lodge on a Private reserve in Hluhluwe, KZN.
Maintain all Lodge Facilities and Equipment. Manage all staff in the maintenance team. Compile rosters and deliverables for lodges. Participate in Duty Management several times a week. Stock controls, budget comparisons. Reports on a weekly and monthly basis, general fleet management. Generator maintenance and services. Road maintenance, staff village maintenance, projects and renovation management.
Must have a wireman's license and be able to sign off electrical works done. Must ideally have worked on a Game Reserve or Lodge environment and must display exceptional management and leadership skills generally in the maintenance department. Versatile all rounder required.
Electrical Qualification. Trade Tested. Must have a Wireman's License.
· Salary: R15 000 - R25 000 Negotiable · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 17 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
A 5* Game Lodge situated in Hluhluwe.
Manager will oversee all centralized Stores, Food and Beverage Stock and Controls. Management of Budgets of Food and Beverage Costs and Sales, Management, Training and Motivation of Service Staff. Menu and Beverage list Planning. Previous experience within 5* Lodge Essential.
Hands On. Pro-Active. Working Knowledge of MICROS/OPERA point of Sale System. Ability to implement systems and controls and manage and train staff effectively. 5* Service Orientated. Strong Business Acumen.
Relevant Hospitality or Food Service Management Diploma will prove an advantage.
· Salary: R15 000 - R20 000 Negotiable · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 17 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
A large, busy conferencing and Banqueting Hotel situated in Muldersdfrift.
Managing all F&B and day to day operations within budget and to the highest standards. Ensuring excellent levels of internal and external customer service. Leading F&B Team by attracting, recruiting, training and appraising talented personnel. Establishing targets, KPIs, Schedules and SOPS. Minimum 5 Years F&B Management Experience within a Hotel is required.
Hands On. Pro-Active. Exceptional Controls, Management, Leadership skills.
Hospitality Management or Food Service Management Diploma essential.
· Salary: R30 000 CTC · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 16 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
A large Hotel and Conference Center situated in Muldersdrift.
Supervise continuous 7 day/week, 24 hour front office operations, night audit and assigned staff, including hiring, training, evaluating performance and scheduling work. Monitor all front office financial operations, including group billing, verifying rates/discounts, daily sales reconciliations, petty cash and room inventory controls. Formulate budgets and prepare monthly revenue/expense forecasts. Maintain customer service/satisfaction standards, handle customer service issues, process refunds. Maintain and operate all computer equipment. Be responsible for health and safety compliance. Work closely as liaison with internal sales account executive. Ensure control of expenditure is kept within budget.
Hospitality Tertiary Qualification is a strong advantage.
Minimum 3 years experience within similar position within Hotel environment required. Computer Literate.
· Salary: R20 000 CTC · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 16 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
The Restaurant is located inside The Wanderers Club, this multiple faceted restaurant caters for both members and non-members. Our vision is to create a lifestyle bar that is fit for both business meetings and Friday afternoon drinks. The food needs to be in line with our standards and exceed expectations. Food costings are vital for a strong and well run restaurant.
Overall responsibility for the kitchen's daily operations.
Liaising with the relevant companies for food orders.
Creating new dishes and menus.
Maintaining/raising the food's profit margins for SilvaSale.
Monitoring and controlling stock levels.
Ensuring correct stock rotation procedures are followed.
Implementation of health and safety procedures in the kitchen.
Estimating costs and ensuring all purchases come within budget.
Taking care of the kitchen's accounts and creating a work roster.
Outstanding cooking skills.
Real creativity when it comes to food.
An ability to create menus that are innovative and profitable.
A deep understanding of ingredients and produce.
The capacity to work under extreme pressure.
Excellent leadership and management.
The ability to delegate tasks.
Take responsibility for the kitchen as a whole and be held accountable for actions.
Training of staff and encouraging them to develop themselves.
Minimum 3 years in similar position. Non Smoker. Determined and Inspiring.
Prue Leith Professional Cookery Diploma essential.
· Salary: R22 000 - R30 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 13 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Catering Company
This Events and Catering Company is a dynamic catering company that runs and operates The a Leading Country Club in Johannesburg. A company that is run with passion and dedication is looking for key personnel to be part of the team. A fierce dedication for perfection is required, the ethos and vision of the company is to constantly exceed the expectations of guests.
An operations manager will be held to account on all aspects pertaining to this title. They are to be the driving force behind the team and ensure the communication is open between other departments.
Fully responsible for all aspects of all departments.
Support and work with all Head of Departments in all aspects of running this venue.
Ensure the premises are in operative condition as per category of the unit to receive & serve the guests.
Conduct regular operations team meetings with all the HODs daily / weekly to discuss routine operational matters, sales targets, GSTS feedback / RSTS feedbacks and action taken for service recovery, and also any staff issues. Minutes of the meeting to kept on file.
Ensure SOP implementation in all departments and check the same during routine operational checks. Consultant /GRM guidance to be taken wherever required.
Monitor the purchase / indent / requestions of each department, the accounts receivable (collection from debtors) and the accounts payable (payable to the vendors / suppliers etc).
Randomly inspecting the stores in your department.
Dealing with Suppliers / Vendors for quality products involving Purchase Manager and providing performance assessment of vendors every quarter to HO Purchase.
Inspecting all departments for SOP implementation.
Inspecting all department with their respective Manager's for cleanliness, ambience, service readiness, staff grooming & hospitality culture.
Monitor the co-ordination between all departments for smooth & efficient operations.
Assessing and reviewing customer satisfaction and service recovery process.
Meet all dept. heads to review & train the staff to upkeep the human capital.
Identifying staff learning needs and assisting with development
Providing timely and constructive feedback to all direct reports as and when required either formally or informally.
Conduct weekly / Daily meeting with marketing people for enquiry & follow up & conversion to grow up the business.
Monitor and maintain operation & overhead cost in order to maintain maximum revenue to the organisation.
Be on available on call 24 hours a day to resolve any urgent problems on emergencies.
Responsible for the overall management of the operation of the Venue.
Any other duties assigned.
Previous experience in similar role required.
Relevant Hospitality Qualification will prove as strong advantage.
· Salary: R22 000 - R30 000 Negotiable · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 13 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Catering Company
A franchise group of Restaurants with Headoffice in Bryanston. This position will involve travel between the stores in Gauteng. Irregular working hours should be expected.
Main Objectives: 1. Maintain standards as set out by the Brand Pizzeria Operations Manual 2. Assist with training of Franchisees and staff 3. Visit stores and evaluate standards as set out by Head Office 4. Prepare and send reports to the stores after visits 5. Communicate store issues to Head Office Duties: 1. Visit and spend time in stores on a regular basis by means of visits. 2. Sending reports detailing these visits. Highlighting the store strengths, and listing non-conformance. 3. Assisting with training and monitoring new store openings to ensure that the store operates according to standards. 4. Monitoring existing stores to ensure that the store operates according to brand standards. 5. Communicating issues in stores to Operations Manager. 6. Monitoring ingredient and products standards in stores. 7. Mystery diner evaluation and marking. 8. Populating store performance data.
Responsibilities towards Company: 1. Representing the brand at all times 2. Loyalty 3. Knowledge of our products and standards
1. Job Knowledge & Skills: ● History in the restaurant or food industry ● Must be able to teach & coach 2. Personal Attributes: ● Team Player ● Positive Can-Do Attitude ● Responsible ● Lead by Example ● Passionate about work ● Self-motivated ● Attention to Detail Special Requirements: ● Willingness to travel and work flexible hours
Relevant Hospitality Training and Qualifications will prove an advantage.
· Salary: R19 000 Negotiable · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 11 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Restaurant / Coffee Shop
A Tent Hire and Events Company situated in Vanderbijlpark and Johannesburg. This position is located in Vanderbijlpark so candidate must reside in the area or be willing to relocate.
OVERALL PURPOSE OF JOB
Administrative control and output of quotations and event projects within the sales environment.
OVERALL STANDARDS OF JOB
Accurate, on time, output of quotations. Neat, organized workplace with relevant information to be readily available for management. Communicate effectively with internal and external customers.
PRODUCT / SERVICE OF JOB
To provide accurate quotes to clients. To deliver a high administrative service re the internal sales process to OD and SD.
CUSTOMER / CLIENT OF JOB
The entire customer base of the company - Internal and External.
To plan every day, week and month activities and tasks in such a way that deadlines are met and required output is reached.
To work in a organized and orderly manner re all components of job function.
To plan and design events from start to finish according to company standard processes and procedures.
Maintain internal controls adequate to accomplish the objectives of company and meet requirements of superiors.
Ensure correct capturing of data to secure correct reporting output.
Internal Sales Function
First contact with external customers. Professional communication at all times.
Efficient, friendly and helpful service to external and internal customers
Sales Target driven. (Targets to be set by management)
Following of laid down procedures regarding business process of sales cycle. Internal Sales administrative tasks and duties as per standard company workflow. (Attached hereto) The workflow may change from time to time to promote the operational success of the business.
Ensure on time completion of Sales cycle requirements.
Reporting requirements re Sales Targets, Sales Ratios etc.
Stock Count - to promote product knowledge.
Meeting with clients for event consultation and quotations.
Follow standard Company Event Procedures.
Event Set-up and Management as and when required.
Continuous communication to direct managers re related issues of the job function.
Any job task requirement identified by Management if needed.
Sales Ratios and reporting
Timeous completion of Sales Cycle.
Hours of Work:
Mostly normal office hours, after hours as or when required.
Peak Season : September to December and March to May required to be available 24/7 for any operational requirement.
Product Knowledge, Knowledge of CRM System, Knowledge of standard Internal Sales Process, Event Planning and Management. Professional Know-how. Must be able to communicate effectively with all customers and colleagues.
Matric with Mathematics on HG/SG. Diploma in events management or similar. Experience on CRM or similar. At least 3 year experience in Event supply industry.
· Salary: R8 000 - R10 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 11 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Events Company
A beautiful 4 Start Game Lodge situated in the Sabi Sands.
Duties will include, but not limited to: daily game drives & bush walks, hosting guests during dinners as per hosting schedule, assisting with general lodge maintenance when required. A Couple will be considered if partner is a strong Head Chef/Senior Sous Chef.
Exceptional People and communication skills. Punctual, reliable and self motivated.
Min FGASA level 1 qualification. Valid PDP and drivers license. Min Gr12 with formal tertiary training. Min 1 year guiding experience in a Big 5 area. ARH and Trails Guide (at least backup). DEAT Mpumalanga and FGASA registered.
· Salary: R5 500 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 09 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
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