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Description: A Luxury African Safari Company is looking for a Sous Chef to be based in Zanzibar, Tanzania
Support Executive Chef in all kitchen management duties
Assume responsibilities of Executive Chef in their absence
Ensure all menus are followed and food standard is excellent at all times
Oversee the choice of recipes and train each chef on the proper use of the ingredients
Check and control all preparation of dishes and food before it goes out
Make personal contact with guests on arrival and throughout their stay to understand special dietary requirements and enhance the guest experience
Continuous encouragement and training of staff to provide the best food experience to guests
Work with Lodge managers in creating to new ideas and situational dining to enhance the guest food experience
Be flexible when receiving unexpected request from guests and ensure you are able to accommodate unusual dietary requirements
Manage Kitchen Hygiene - Perform 1 - 3 minute cleaning tasks and set the example that everyone in the kitchen is responsible for hygiene, safety and cleaning
Team communication - oversee and ensuring continuous good communication
Staff development and motivation
Stock and Storeroom management
Responsible for food orders and client relationships
Spoken and written English
Comfortable working unsupervised
Attention to detail
Passion for training staff, creating fabulous food, and new ideas
Good interpersonal skills
Sense of urgency
Passionate about guest delight
Diligence and self-motivation to meet deadlines and keep on top of your job
Willingness/ability to share information and teach and inspire others
The successful candidate must be able to work under pressure, have attention to detail, must be accurate, customer focused, have a positive outlook, excellent team player, committed, hard working and eager to learn.
Formal Chef Qualification
At least 3+ years senior Chef Experience required in 5 star hotels or lodges
· Salary: US$1 400 - US$1 800 · Location: Tanzania · Date Posted: 11 Jul 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
An upmarket Bistro situated on an estate near Plettenberg Bay.
Must be a senior chef at present or have experience as a senior chef (at least 3 to 4 years) in a 5 star bistro restaurant
This is a very busy restaurant and experience in a similar environment is essential
Ensuring that the operating standards of the lodge are adhered to on a daily basis with the head chef and in his absence
Input into menu preparation for the various change of seasons
Accommodation, Meals on duty, Tips.
Self-motivated and hard working are essential attributes and we are wanting the candidate to work well within the team and with the head chef Solid management skills with experience in stock control, staff training, menu planning and kitchen policy and procedures to assist in the absence of the head chef.
Qualification from a reputable Cookery school/ academy. Health and safety training/ qualification / experience would be an asset
· Salary: R14 000 - R16 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 11 Jul 2017 · Employer type: Restaurant / Coffee Shop
An upmarket Pizzeria restaurant situated in Athol in Johannesburg.
An upmarket family restaurant situated in Atholl requires a Mid-level manager with minimum 2 years experience in a similar role. 8-9 shifts per week (including evenings, weekends and public holidays). High pressure environment but with lots of growth potential.
Strong Leadership qualities and skills. Great Management skills. Good Training skills. Proactive and competent working methods. Good mediator. Great Customer relations.
Relevant Hospitality Qualifications are a strong advantage but experience within a similar role is more sought after.
· Salary: R11000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 05 Jul 2017 · Employer type: Restaurant / Coffee Shop
Apart from teaching healthy cooking classes to the general public the Jnr Sous Chef will be responsible to run functions and assist with managing kitchen operations, from hygiene management to stock and equipment.
Hours & Leave: 3/4 weeks leave in December/Jan. Closed Public holidays. Work hours include morning and evening shifts on a 5 day week.
3/4 weeks leave in December/Jan. Closed Public holidays. Work hours include morning and evening shifts on a 5 day week.
The ideal candidate will require very good cooking skills and techniques in order to teach as well as a passion for healthy cooking. Strong communication skills, good general knowledge of food and people skills will be key to the success of this position. The successful individual will also be service driven and extremely passionate about food. The ideal candidate will also have the ability to think on their feet, handle conflict and deal with customer complaints. Ability to multitask and an eye for detail will be required.
A culinary Diploma from a reputable training institution (Prue Leith or similar ICA Training preferred) and at least 3 years industry experience. Experience in culinary education or demonstrations will be an advantage.
· Salary: R14 000 CTC · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 04 Jul 2017 · Employer type: Educational
A bar/pub restaurant situated in a sports club in Johannesburg.
To work well with Unskilled/semi skilled Cooks and lead the team of 15 in the kitchen effectively. The Head Chef/Restaurant Manager has already created Menus and does all Cost Controls. This position will involve ensuring stock levels are maintained, Food Orders, ensuring recipes are followed to portion size, recipe and standards, Ensure Kitchen Maintenance is in order, Management of Staff (HR, Disciplinary Enquiries, pushing to achieve quality and quantity set out) efficiently. Previous experience in similar role essential.
Good Leadership and Management skills. Ability to lead a team and gain respect of staff. Strong Quality Control skills. Driven and self motivated and able to motivate others. Diplomatic.
Relevant Professional Cookery or Food Service Management Qualifications are a strong advantage.
· Salary: R10 000 - R15 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 03 Jul 2017 · Employer type: Restaurant / Coffee Shop
A busy 4* resort situated 160kms from Nelspruit and 50km from Graskop in Mpumalanga.
To effectively assume full manage responsibility for all disciplines/ the day to day operation of the hotel/unit consistent with Company Standards and to achieve optimum financial results.
To control costs and expenses whilst maximizing revenues, thus achieving optimum profitability
To prioritize capital expenditure requirements
Develop a sound integrated marketing plan for the Resort
Ensure that Resort financial reporting is on time and correct
Ensure that all Resort reports, as required by Head Office, are correct and timeously submitted.
To effectively monitor Resort management and strive for ongoing development and high morale of the entire workforce through training, communication and interaction between Resort management and staff.
Identify management potential and development needs and agree appropriate action with HR
Implement job descriptions and company performance appraisal procedures.
Manage the KPA’s of HOD
To ensure effective communication through the continuous and undisturbed flow of information between Resort and head office, management and staff by holding regular meetings as per agreed schedule.
To maintain and improve agreed physical, behavioral and quality standards.
Develop a sound integrated business plan for the Resort.
Develop and conduct research for top quality products at the Resort.
Participate in agreed external bodies
Agree with the Operations Executive productivity goals and ensure that these goals are achieved.
Practice modern management techniques
Maintain high visibility status by interacting with guests
Constantly monitor and update quality and service policy.
Accommodation, Medical Aid, Provident Fund.
·Multilingualism · Ability to motivate and co-ordinate staff ·Food & Beverage experience – Will be an advantage ·Strong financial background and exceptionally good communication and marketing skills · At least 5 years experience in a Management position in the Hospitality Industry. Previous experience within Resorts/Hotels specifically will be a strong advantage. ·Handle guest and staff relations and complaints ·Knowledge of disciplinary and grievance procedures ·Must be competent on AccPac, Work, Excel and Windows ·Must be able to work under pressure. ·Must be a STRONG administrator. ·Must be able to liase with persons of all persuasion. ·Must be able to take initiative and perform independently ·Sound HR experience will be an advantage
· Relevant Tertiary Qualification – Resort/Hotel Management · General Management Qualification – Will be an advantage
· Salary: R36000 - R44000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 29 Jun 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
A state of the art Conference and Events Venue/Facility based in Johannesburg Northern Suburbs.
The Sales Executive/Coordinator will work off of the existing data base and cold call previous irregular and new clients (mainly corporates) to promote the facilities and offerings of this state of the art conference venue. This is a full time sales position which is office bound/based with lots of electronic and telephone correspondence and communication. The successful candidate must have the confront to make sales calls and close deals. Previous experience within a similar role is required.
Commission (18-20%) of Business brought in after achieving target. Opportunity to earn high commission is there (Some of the top sales execs can earn R70 000 additionally just on commission)
Extremely self motivated and driven to succeed. Strong Sales Skills. Ability to Cold Call. Must have an Inviting, upbeat and persistent personality.
Relevant qualifications are an advantage, but most important criteria for this role is the ability to sell.
· Salary: R15 000 Basic per month Negotiable · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 28 Jun 2017 · Employer type: Conference Venue
A well known resort and hotel group with a Property in Limpopo (Warmbaths - Bela Bela) is looking for a Senior Maintenance Manager (Qualified Electrician) to ensure adherence to safety regulation and procedures, maintenance on electrical equipment, buildings, grounds and gardens.
Management and application of safety precautions:
To ensure adherence to safety regulation and procedures, chemical safety, hazard, communication program, personal protective equipment, lifting procedures, back injury, prevention, and flammable storage
Installation of electrical equipment:
By installing and disconnecting, lights, devices and electrical panels, install motors and motor control circuits
Calculation of power requirements for electrical system:
For conductors, protective devices and physical protection
To ensure good operational and maintenance of electrical plants and equipment
Planning and Organizing:
To ensure that sufficient stock by keeping inventory and ordering materials for all electrical jobs
Assigning specific jobs:
Explain work to be done by the subordinates and inspects completed work
Supervise maintenance and repair of electrical equipment, motors, transformers' fitting and fixtures
To repair stoves and to maintain them in good working conditions
To replace electrical appliances and repairs
Inspection and safe functioning of motors, switch gear, transformers etc.
Planning and ordering stock
Comply with health and safety management of maintenance
To comply with municipality regulations for electrical supply and consumption
Filing and related administrative work - accounts, budgets, stock control and assets control
Management of Health and Safety within the Department
Liaise with internal and external suppliers
Ensure that the area of own responsibility is kept clean at all times
Supply guest with the necessary information
Assist with the carrying out of general work at maintenance
Check deliveries against delivery note
Perform any other reasonable duties as delegated by Deputy/ General Manager
Benefits may include Accommodation, Medical Aid and Provident Fund
Solid Experience in general maintenance of buildings, vehicles, equipment, boilers, air conditioning, refrigeration, grounds and gardens
Operation and maintenance of electrical plants and equipment
Knowledge of Municipal regulations and electrical supply and consumption
Must be able to work in a team and lead by example
Have excellent organisational and planning skills
N5 / T3 academic electrical qualification with wireman's license
Must be registered as a Heavy Current Installation Electrician
· Salary: R21 000 - R29 000 dep on exp. · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 27 Jun 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
Description: An exclusive, heritage events and conferencing facility situated in Johannesburg. The venue is a heritage site located in Johannesburg offering various array of hospitality services inclusive but not limited to:
The venue has many 10 conferencing rooms and venues accommodating anywhere from 5 to 100 delegates.
An exclusive, heritage events and conferencing facility seeks a sales executive to promote the venue and all of its hospitality services offered. To operate within the constraints of the agreed sales expenses budget. Develop sales and marketing strategies (both annual and ad hoc) Manage and improve lead generation campaigns and to provide measured results. Assist with sourcing new leads for company sales database. Assist with managing the company sales database. Manage pricing and margins according to agreed targets. Ensure that the facility is run at optimal occupancy rates. Maintain detailed records on all sales clients across all market segments. To actively source new business across all market segments, but focusing specifically on the corporate, government and private clients. Plan and coordinate monthly networking events to existing and potential clients as a means of marketing the venue Respond to and follow up sales enquiries using appropriate methods. Provide property support by coordinating and executing site inspections/visits Monitor and report on market and competitor activities and provide relevant reports and information. Attend and present at external customer meetings and internal meetings with other company functions as necessary, in order to aid business development. To provide detailed sales performance reports on past activities, financial performance as well as to provide detailed forecasts insofar as financial performance and planned sales activities go. Perform client visits, both for follow up and to create new business. Provide quotations and pro forma invoices. Negotiate best possible prices for services provided by the company Represent the company at trade shows, exhibitions, conferences, etc. Be prepared to network extensively, this will also translate into irregular working hours. Adhere to sales turnover budgets. Advising on forthcoming products, services and any and all promotions that the company may be hosting. Working Hours: Office hours (Monday to Friday) 08:00 to 17:00, there may be instances where work outside of these hours would be required due to operational requirements
Commission / Cell + Data allowance / Travel costs reimbursed.
Suitable candidates will be highly dynamic, trendy and energetic. Matric/ Grade 12 Degree or diploma in marketing/ business management advantage 5 - 10 Years previous experience in the Hospitality Industry in a similar role. Must have experience and commercial dealings with external parties - PCO'S, travel agents, government, corporate companies, Event Promoters / Suppliers Strong creative outlook. Excellent presentation / verbal skills. Business development, sales, negotiation and closing skills (Essential) Willingness to travel Strong analytical and project management skills. Confident and dynamic personality. Own vehicle with valid drivers' license.
Matric/ Grade 12 Degree or diploma in marketing/ business management advantage 5 - 10 Years previous experience in the Hospitality Industry in a similar role.
· Salary: Highly Neg · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 12 Jun 2017 · Employer type: Conference Venue
A well established restaurant situated in the East Rand at the Emperor's Palace complex.
A well established popular restaurant situated in the Emperor's Palace Casino seeks a competent and experienced Sales and Marketing coordinator to cold call and promote the Restaurant and it's offerings to local surrounding businesses and individuals. Management of all Social Media promotions, Host Corporate events. Event coordination of Events/Functions held at the restaurant.
Well presented with strong communication skills in English and Afrikaans. Ability to host and interact well with people at all levels. Good Social Media Management and Computer skills. Organized and efficient working methods (Administratively and operationally). Good Sales and Promotional Abilities. Candidate must have own transport and must reside in the East Rand ideally.
Relevant Hospitality or Marketing Qualifications are an advantage but not essential if skilled, competent and experienced within similar roles.
· Salary: R8 000 - R10 000 Basic · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 05 Jun 2017 · Employer type: Restaurant / Coffee Shop
A 5* Boutique Hotel and Spa situated in the Natal Midlands
Manage the Hotel and Spa reservations operation. Manage and supervise the reservations staff. Implement and manage reservations systems to efficiently capture reservations originating from all booking sources. Deal with reservations and information requests ensuring accurate information is supplied and presentation is in line with our company image. Confirming reservations and forwarding invoice within 4 hours of receipt of reservation to Capturing reservations in the reservations system according to company standards o Applying company reservations policies and procedures and develop ”best practice” policies and standards. Provide reservations statistics and reports to the to the Sales & Marketing Manager to deadlines as determined. Implement efficient reservations policies and practices at all units. Train and develop staff in reservations. Assist in the handling and processing of reservations. Ensure efficient and accurate filing system is in place and maintained, to process reservations and relevant documentation. Work closely with the hotel front office staff and sales staff to maximise reservations and optimise hotel occupancy and revenue. Reconcile credit card charges and give through to accounts.
Single Accommodation, Meals On duty.
Experienced in 5* Boutique Hotel Reservations.
Relevant Hospitality Qualifications are required.
· Salary: R12 000 - R15 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 25 May 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
Reporting to the General Manager and Group Financial Manager, the position involves leadership of the Finance department of the Company and operations it manages. This includes the Managing Agent, Management Service. Body Corporate, Home Owners Association, Retail, Rental Pool , Administration for Restaurant and other related business. The Financial Controller is expected to demonstrate excellent Financial controls including analytical and accounting skills which include forecasting, revenue management, Capital Expenditure planning, budgeting, monthly reports to Head Office and related boards. Knowledge of Sectional Title, Mixed use properties, IT Systems and payroll preferred.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Preparing annual budgets and strategic plans in conjunction with the relevant input from relevant parties,
Preparation of flash profit and revenue reports,
Preparation of monthly management accounts, forecasts and completion of Head Office returns,
Preparation of Board Reports for retail, body corporate and home owners association.
Forecasting and preparation of Budgets, special viability studies and Cash Flows,
Assistance to the General Manager in respect of commercial and operating decisions which include legal matters, insurance issues and capital expenditure decisions with relevant management,
Maintenance and integrity of all reporting systems,
Preparation and review of rental pool payments to the owners,
Adherence to Group financial policies and compliance with relevant statutory and regulations,
Attending monthly retail management meetings,
Arranging monthly legal meeting for retail, body corporate and HOA with the legal representative,
Attending trustee meetings for the Body Corporate
Attending directors meetings for the HOA,
Overall control of the IT
Liaison with owners and tenants
Liaison with external service providers.
Minimum of a relevant Diploma, Bachelors Degree or similar professional qualification with working experience as detailed below
Alternatively, appropriate levels of leadership as a Financial Controller with a minimum of 7 (seven) years related work experience, preferably in a Hotel and or mixed use property
Demonstrated business, auditing, and commercial acumen, General working knowledge of Sectional title would be an advantage. Working knowledge of AccPac, VIP and Opera, Strategic focus, Presentable and sound communication skills’ Leadership and people development skills, Strong interpersonal and communication skills, Problem solving skills, Integrity, Attention to detail, Knowledge of relevant statutory requirements and tax legislation.
Medical Aid and Provident Fund Contributions. 13th Cheque.
· Salary: R40 000 - R45 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 24 May 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
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