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Food And Beverage Supervisor
Description:

Employer Description

This Hotel forms part part of a reputable Hotel group and is a 4* Waterfront Hotel.

Job Description

The scope and general purpose of the role include:
• Supervision of staff to ensure that the highest F&B standards are maintained.
• Knowledge and understanding of the principles of finance and the components involved
in finance.
• Control of operating equipment through correct handling, storage and regular stock
counts, in order to minimize loss through waste, theft and breakages.
• Maintain a high standard of customer relations and ensure that any customer complaints
are dealt with immediately and effectively.
• Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of procedures as directed by F&B
Management
• Ensure that all items served are correctly billed
• Ability to provide skills training
• Knowledge of the disciplinary process
• Ensure that personal appearance of all staff is of the highest standard

Benefits

R7 500 plus allowances. There is also provident fund offered,13th cheque and twice annual increase. Uniform and staff, meal is also included.



Skills/Requirements:

The successful candidate will have a passion for guests, service and product excellence, an eye for detail and the ability to work as part of an energetic Team. Minimum Requirements: At least 2 year experience within Food & Beverage, in a similar position. Computer Literate & Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office. Knowledge of Fidelio & Micros. Fluent in English and excellent communication skills.  Ability to work shifts and occasional overtime.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualifications will include: • Std. 10 (Grade 12) • Hotel Qualification/Diploma/NQ Level 2 Food & Beverage Service


· Salary: R7500
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 24 Mar 2017
· Employer type: Hotel

Reservationist
Description:

Employer Description

The Hotel forms part of a group of Hotels and Resorts. It is a Leading 4* Waterfront Hotel in Cape Town.

Job Description

The scope and general purpose of the role include:
• To ensure that all reservations requested are entered or responded to quickly and accurately and
confirmed accordingly within the company turnaround policy.
• To check all reservations/bookings downloaded from Central Reservation Office, confirm and
send correspondence where necessary
• Ensuring that reservation policies and procedures regarding payments, confirmations & terms and
conditions are effectively adhered to, and in line with a 4 star Hotel.
• To assist the Sales & Marketing department in promoting and selling the hotels & the facilities to
prospective guests.
• Ensuring and adhering to effective communication from the reservations department to all
operational departments.
• To ensure that room type overbooking is managed far in advance to avoid hotel overbooking.
• To ensure that deposit and contracts are received timeously, correctly, and to report any
deviations to the Reservations Manager.
• To be fully aware of the trends in the industry and make suggestions for the improvement of hotel
occupancy.
• General Office and Admin duties.
• Maintaining all guest/agent/company profiles in Opera.
• Handling guest Queries.

Benefits

R9 500 plus allowances. There is also pension fund and medical aid offered, and 13th cheque and twice annual increase. Uniform and staff, meal is also included



Skills/Requirements:

The successful candidate will have a passion for a service and results driven environment, an eye for detail and the ability to work as part of an energetic Team. At least 1 years experience in a similar 4* or 5* Front Office position. Opera “Individual and Group/Block Reservations” experience (Essential). “Reservations” (Essential). Basic Computer skills (Windows literate). Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications. Excellent Administration Skills.  Excellent Telephonic Communication Skills.  Able to work under pressure. Able to work shift work.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualifications will include: • Grade 12 • Hotel School Diploma or National Qualification equivalent an advantage


· Salary: R9500
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 24 Mar 2017
· Employer type: Hotel

Reservations Manager
Description:
A 5* Hotel situated in Dullstroom in Mpumalanga.

Job Description

You are the first impression a guest has, so it has to be perfect. Strong selling & admin skills are a must. Must be forward thinking and able to make discounting decisions (within parameters laid out by GM & owners) without constant consultation. The candidate must be currently working in a similar Reservations position & have experience at a 4 / 5 * property.

Dealing with all reservations for hotel rooms & self catering cottages (27 rooms, 6 cottages), which can be in the form of: Direct bookings. Direct Online (via our website). Travel agents & tour operators. OTA's (booking. com etc). Corporate (leisure & conferencing). Processing booking inquiries. Quoting & sending out pro forma invoices. Processing deposits received. Following up on outstanding deposits on time to ensure all bookings are confirmed. Preparation of all paperwork to give to Reception for each days arrivals (i. e. ensuring that any special requests have been flagged, deposit s are processed). Maintaining good relationships with travel agents / tour operators. - Maintaining the company profile on various web based OTA's *** Experience in working on the back end of Booking. com & Expedia is essential. Daily revenue reports (taking information from various sources and consolidating onto a spreadsheet). Consulting with our marketing team to ensure we maximize revenue by doing specials / promotions / packages. Assisting management with functions such as weddings. We work on HTI systems - E-res, Apex & Pluspoint. However, it is not essential that the candidate knows these systems. So long as they have experience on hotel management & point of sale systems, we will provide training for HTI.

Benefits

The position can be structured as live in OR live out. Live in - SINGLE person only, no pets.

Skills/Requirements:
The candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills, be well spoken and able to correspond with local & international guests and service providers. Experience in working on the back end of Booking.com & Expedia is essential. The candidate must be currently working in a similar Reservations position & have experience at a 4 / 5 * property.

Qualifications

  • Relevant Hospitality Qualifications are an advantage but not essential.


· Salary: R14 000 - R15 500
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 23 Mar 2017
· Employer type: Hotel

Ee Sales Executive (government Sector)
Description:

Employer Description

A large well-established Hotel Group. This position is to be based in Durban.

Job Description

Promote Government Sales and Revenue. Previous Hospitality Sales experience in the Government Sector Essential.

Benefits

Negotiable



Skills/Requirements:

Government Sales Experience

Qualifications

  • Relevant Qualification is an advantage.


· Salary: R30 000 CTC
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 20 Mar 2017
· Employer type: Hotel

Sous Chef (immediately Available)
Description:

Employer Description

A luxury train that does trips throughout southern africa. Main station is in Pretoria so trips depart from and end in Pretoria.

Job Description

CHEFS’ RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Load all equipment and stock on “prep day” prior to trip;
  • During trip, preparation of a la carte breakfast, lunch, dinner (four course);
  • Each trip (Cape Town, Durban, Vic Falls) has a set menu for each meal with wine pairing and a Vegetarian option;
  • Maximum of 72 passengers per journey – 99% international tourists;
  • Also responsible to prepare high tea and balanced, healthy meals for 30 employees;
  • All kitchen staff is responsible for cleaning, stripping and handing over the kitchen to the next crew in pristine condition.

Benefits

Salary: Negotiable up to R25 000-00 per month. Train Staff salaries are reviewed 3-monthly based on performance.  Chefs also qualify for gratuities on certain journeys. Provident Fund: 3% employee contribution, offering Life Insurance, Disability Cover, Funeral Plan of R20 000-00, Retirement Benefit. Medical Aid: Membership of Day 1 Health Medical Aid at 75% company subsidy. Uniform     Provided by company. Leave: In accordance with labour legislation.



Skills/Requirements:

At least two years’ experience in hotel / fine dining restaurant. Preferably Sous Chef level experience but negotiable depending on level of qualification / type of experience. age between 25 – 40 years due to company culture and amount of physical work. Good health / physical shape (size! As the kitchen is galley-size with 5 people working together for long hours / days at a time).  Preferably single due to amount of travelling (at least 22 days per month but could be as long as 40 days when we travel to Tanzania which happens 5 times per annum).       Unfortunately no scope for advancement – all our chefs are at Sous-level. The culture is however not autocratic – they have an open door policy and is always open to suggestions which will improve our product. It is a privilege to work for such dynamic yet very hands-on people. High flyers have not fitted in well in the past as our success is based on building good teams - we need practical people, hands on, good at team work and motivating / supervising the kitchen crew. Ordering and stock control is all done by a Food and Beverage Manager stationed at site.

Qualifications

  • A formal tertiary qualification in professional cookery.


· Salary: Negotiable up to R25 000-00 per month (Paid per day)
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 20 Mar 2017
· Employer type: Hotel

Assistant F&B Manager
Description:
An Upmarket 220 Roomed Resort situated in Limpopo Province.

Job Description

General Assistant F&B Management duties will apply. Previous experience within similar position in similar type of large scale Hotel/Resort essential.

Benefits

Live In

Skills/Requirements:
Hands On. Fit and Energetic. Strong Communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to interact well with people at all levels. Good Banqueting and Conferencing experience and Restaurant Management experience. Versatile all rounder. Good Admin and Controls.

Qualifications

  • Relevant Hospitality Management Diploma or qualification is a strong advantage


· Salary: R10 000 - R15 000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 16 Mar 2017
· Employer type: Hotel

Restaurant Chef (Up Market Dining)
Description:
An popular upmarket classic dining restaurant with sultry twist. Situated in Pretoria.

Job Description

Menu development. Training of staff. Ensuring health and safety standards are followed and managing staff accordingly to ensure high productivity levels. Stock take and ensuring we meet food cost target. Menu costing as well as assisting with the daily running of the restaurant and anything that may need to be done. Management of Pass during service ensuring that the food quality and portions are consistently up to standard. Preparation of meals to Upmarket fine dining/classic dining standards with a sultry twist. Previous experience gained within a Restaurant of a similar nature in a leadership role (either at CDP, Sous, Head or Exec level).

Benefits

Salary and benefits are negotiable dependent on level of experience.

Skills/Requirements:
Innovative, Passionate about fine quality classic cooking with an innovative fresh and sultry twist. Strong Back of House/Front of House Skills. Punctual and reliable.

Qualifications

  • Professional Cookery Diploma (Fine Dining).


· Salary: R12 000 - R30 000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 15 Mar 2017
· Employer type: Restaurant / Coffee Shop

Lodge Manager (Or Management Couple)
Description:

Employer Description

A 12 bedroom 4 star lodge situated in Swaziland with a staff complement of 22 on a 20 000 hectare reserve. It is very remote with not much access to the "outside" world.

Job Description

General Management of the Lodge and all that this entails. Will report to the Group General Manager. If the person has worked as an assistant lodge manager or manager before within a 4* remote Lodge environment it would definitely be to their advantage. You must be ready to work in a remote location though. A  young Couple with no dependents will also be considered for this role.

Benefits

Accommodation, Meals on Duty. Work permit costs and application.



Skills/Requirements:

Versatile All-rounder would be great with experience in lodge management. Must be ready to work in a remote location. Great interpersonal and communication skills. Good Admin skills. Strong integrity and character with values of honesty, and unwavering commitment to the job Working knowledge of tourism, local cultures, conservation and lodge maintenance, Experience of management and training of lodge staff in front office, food and beverage, guiding (FGASA), housekeeping, 4x4 driving, mechanical & technical applications. Experience in trails development: identifying and marking appropriate trails routes. Menu planning, camp set-up, house-keeping and logistics experience. Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills. A professional attitude and an ability to work with different international cultures. Must be prepared to work varied and odd hours under pressure. Reporting, basic accounting, systems development, budgets & computer literacy. Effective financial management & administration of orders and effective stock control. Strength and experience in human resource management. Good marketing awareness and knowledge to be able to give beneficial input. Broad mechanical and technical skills for all types of vehicles, building design and construction, plumbing, refrigeration, gas, solar and generator installation knowledge. Be prepared to live with limited (solar) or no electricity. Be prepared to embrace change and strategic development Conversational ability in siSwati or siZulu added advantage. Familiarity with Swaziland and labour regulations. Must be computer literate and have a valid driver’s license.

Qualifications

  • Formal Hospitality or Game Lodge Management Qualifications would prove essential in the Work Permit Application Process. Stable couple/single person with extensive lodge management experience. Minimum O-level/Matric/Grade 12. Minimum 5 years working experience in a 3 to 4 star establishment


· Salary: R16 000 - R22 000
· Location: Swaziland
· Date Posted: 13 Mar 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

Head Chef And Trainer (Food / Culinary Studio)
Description:
A Culinary Academy Studio situated in Sandton.

Job Description

The head of the studio is leaving at the end of March and we are looking for a replacement. The Culinary Healthy Food Studio project is changing somewhat in the near future to also include training of professional chefs/nutritionists/health professionals, so we are looking for high caliber staff.

Reporting to the Culinary Academy Group Executive Chef

Requirements: The ideal candidate will be comfortable in all areas of the kitchen and have a keen interest in healthy cooking and the ability to communicate clearly. An eye for detail, ability to multitask, organise and working with people will be crucial. A good general knowledge of food and prior training experience will be an advantage as will a professional but warm personality that oozes passion for food.

The candidate will be responsible for managing a kitchen team of 8-12 chefs and scullers, teaching skills and healthy cooking classes to the general public as well as professional chefs, manage functions and events, as well as relationships with corporate partners.

The ideal candidate will:

Be able to calculate food costs and understand kitchen finances. Have good computer literacy - Power point, Word and Excel specifically A clear understanding of basic labour law and disciplinary procedures Assertiveness, patience and good organisational skills Understanding of kitchen procedure and timing requirements and be able to plan accordingly Good communication skills The ability to implement and maintain health and hygiene procedures Knowledge of safety procedures and the use of fire fighting equipment First-Aid training A passion for food, cooking and teaching The ability to deal with constructive criticism The ability to lead a team and drive them to greater heights

Leave/hours: 3 weeks leave in December/Jan. Closed Public holidays. Work hours include shifts on a 5 day work week.

Benefits

Negotiable

Skills/Requirements:
We are ideally looking for someone with a warm but professional personality, that has strong food knowledge and skills and oozes passion for food. It has to be someone that also has strong kitchen and staff management background. The person will be managing formally trained chefs, all with quite strong skills, so we need someone that can give clear guidance, lead and inspire an already strong team.

Qualifications

  • A culinary qualification from a reputable training institution (preferably Prue Leith, Silwood, ICA, old Christina Martin) with at least 6-8 years industry experience and strong foundational cooking skills.


· Salary: R24 000 - R28 000 (Depending on experience)
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 08 Mar 2017
· Employer type: Educational

Lodge Manager + Head Chef (Couple Or Singles)
Description:
A 5* Bush Lodge situated 15 minutes from Nelspruit. The Estate is home to 3 Cottages accommodating 14 Guests, a 5* Boutique Villa accommodating 12 Guests (6 Rooms) and the Homestead which accommodates 6 Guests (3 Rooms). The Owner of the lodge has major plans for the business and to expand and build a Yoga Retreat, an organic kitchen as well as additional Eco Tented Camp.

Job Description

The Lodge Manager will oversee all Operations of this beautiful 4/5* Lodge situated just 15 minutes outside of Nelspruit in Mpumalanga. The Lodge Manager must understand basic Bookkeeping and must have a good financial acumen together with 4/5 * Operations Management experience. This is ideally a long term role for a person who wants to grow with and develop and expand the business. As such this person must have tight controls in relation to stock and cost management. Person must also be able to interact well with Guests and Manage Staff effectively. Working operational knowledge of all departments of a lodge is required.

The Chef will head up the Fine Dining Cooking and kitchen management at the property. The Owner has the view to build a Farm Shop and Organic Garden where organic produce can be sold to Guests. The chef must be passionate about fine quality cuisine using fresh organic produce where possible.

Benefits

Live In. 2 Bedroomed House on the premises. Salary for Lodge Manager is from R10 000 - R18 000 negotiable. Salary for Head Chef is R7000-R12000.

Skills/Requirements:
Vibrant, Proactive, Stable and driven individuals required. 5* Service Orientated. Strong Business Acumen. Creative yet practical and analytical. Lodge Manager must have basic Bookkeeping skills in order to do basic accounts and hand on to Outsourced Accountant.

Qualifications

  • Lodge Manager: Hospitality Management Qualifications are a strong advantage. Head Chef: Professional Cookery Diploma preferred.


· Salary: R17 000 - R30 000 as a couple
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 08 Mar 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

BEE Senior Operations / F&B Manager
Description:
A Large Conference/Convention Centre situated in Johannesburg Northern Suburbs. The Venue can accommodate up to 10000 people within 23 Rooms. Catering from 10 pax to 10000 pax.

Job Description

Management of Operations/F&B Team - Operations Managers, Duty Managers, Supervisors and Housemen. Management of the venue: Responsibility for logistics and effective service delivery of all events in the Conference Facility. Management of outsource suppliers to ensure a timeous and high standard of delivery at all times. Ensuring that the total guest and client experience at the Conference Centre is efficient, smooth and memorable. Control of Operations/F&B Budget. Innovative Food & Beverage service delivery.

Benefits

Negotiable

Skills/Requirements:
Minimum 5 years experience at running events up to 4 000 pax. Excellent people management, interpersonal and guest service skills. Have good understanding of Food and Beverage. Computer literate and good verbal/written communication skills. Ability to work long hours including weekends and public holidays.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Matric qualification. Hotel/F&B Management Diploma/Degree is essential.


· Salary: R30 000 - R42 000 CTC
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 08 Mar 2017
· Employer type: Conference Venue

Project Manager
Description:
A large portfolio of 5* Lodges based 350km north of Durban - required to travel occasionally to the Lowveld.

Job Description

Dealing with Day to Day Maintenance on a Large Portfolio of Lodges. Project Managing Refurbishments, Additions as well as Alterations. Current PM is retiring and has been with this large and prominent group for many years. Ideally someone to start soon to ensure that enough training and handover is done.

KEY OUTPUTS:
Advise on all areas of maintenance in the lodges, staff villages and reserve - both preventative as well as the daily breakdown maintenance - in order for the lodges to be maintained in the highest possible group standard at all times. Budgeting processes for both the monthly maintenance budget as well as the CAPEX budgets. Communicate with lodge-managers daily. All admin and related tasks pertaining to maintenance. Training of plumbers, carpenters, wireman, painters and general maintenance staff. Employment of new staff members and carrying out any HR function that was required/instructed by the HR Manager. Negotiating with suppliers. All procurement and stock control of materials and tools. The deployment of the permanent maintenance staff of 19 at the lodge. The complete site-management of all building and renovation operations undertaken at the lodges and staff villages. This could mean that at stages an additional 50 - 90 casual contractors could be on-site. The design, construction and maintenance of water purification systems. The design, construction and maintenance of grey water treatment plants
Plumbing, Electrical (domestic), Refrigeration and air conditioning, Building, carpentry and general maintenance,  Building, carpentry and general maintenance. Maintain open communication channels with the lodge or operations managers and camp managers and ensure that clear feedback loops are in. Hold frequent meetings with camp managers and the operations manager. Morning meetings with the other maintenance staff and make ensuring that good team work exists within the team.

Benefits

Accommodation, Food allowance, Company Car for work purposes only, Phone Allowance, Provident Fund and Medical Aid.

Skills/Requirements:
Must have at least 3 - 5 years' experience as a Maintenance Project Manager and/or project management in a similar sized operation with multiple leisure properties.

Qualifications

  • Must be experienced/qualified in at least one of the following disciplines - Electrical (single and three phase), Refrigeration and Air-conditioning and have some experience in some of the following - Plumbing, Sewage treatment systems, water treatment systems, building and general maintenance.


· Salary: R40 000 and R50 000 pm
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 06 Mar 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

F&B Manager
Description:
A Resort situated close to Musina, Limpopo.

Job Description

Run all aspects of the F&B Department. Stock control. Checking opening and closing stock per shift. Checking opening and closing stock per department daily. Placing orders to maintain stock level standards. Issuing stock to all departments from the stock room daily. Maintaining strict control of all incoming and outgoing stock. Assuring that all stock levels balances daily. Costing of all items on a regular basis. Assisting executive chef in selecting successful menu items. Looking for ways to decrease costing without sacrificing the quality of the product. Meetings with all the suppliers to negotiate the best possible prices on their products. Setting standards for the staff in order to provide exceptional customer service. Sales meetings for FOH staff to increase their individual sales per shift.
Monitoring staff to look for ways in which management can assist them in providing a higher standard of service.
Providing regular ”Customer Focus” training. Ensuring customer satisfaction. Performing work shift scheduling.
Promoting the business. Looking for innovative ways to introduce the restaurant. Coordinating activities between various departments (kitchen, dining room, functions). Arranging for routine maintenance and upkeep of the restaurant and its equipment. Record all daily bar and kitchen stock takes. Cost reporting on Bar and Kitchen.
Upload ingredients and menus onto the system. Manage revenue centers and a range of other related duties.
Menu planning. Recipe management and costing. Management of staff (training, development, work schedules, quality control and related admin). Worked hand in hand with the Executive Chef in regards to costing and menu compilations. Maintaining all financial records. Overseeing all ”Cash-Ups”. Management of all banqueting operations from inception, quotation, client interaction, costing, set up, liaison with external service providers, implementation, follow through, billing and payment follow up.

Benefits

3 Bedroom House suitable for spouse and kids/pets. (Cannot guarantee a position for partner but there could be positions open in future particularly if partner is experienced in Hospitality departments). Medical Aid and Provident Fund Contributions.

Skills/Requirements:
Computer Literate. Strong on Administration and Controls. Strong hands on operations manager able to fully oversee all F&B Functions to include Restaurant and Banqueting.

Qualifications

  • Hotel/Hospitality/F&B Management Diploma will prove a strong advantage.


· Salary: R15 000 - R18 000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 01 Mar 2017
· Employer type: Hotel

Operations Manager
Description:
A 5* Game Lodge comprising of 3 Top Notch 5* Camps. Situated in Madikwe Game Reserve.

Job Description

As deputy to the General Manager, ensure an exceptional guest experience at The 3 Camps/Lodges, maintaining a high level of personalised attention for all guests. Manage the operation in such a manner that budgeted profit margins and revenue growth are achieved.

Key Focus Areas:

  • Ensure the efficient and professional management of all departments;
  • To manage the entire operation in the absence of the General Manager;
  • Food and Beverage;
  • Housekeeping;
  • Front Office;
  • Guest Relations and complaint handling;
  • Design and implement personalised guest experiences;
  • Staff management;
  • Manager-on-duty shifts;
  • Hosting of site inspections;
  • Budgeting and cost control;
  • Stock control;
  • Ensure that all security and safety procedures are being practiced and adhered to.
Benefits

Single Accommodation.

Skills/Requirements:
Formal Hospitality Management qualification (advantageous); Minimum 8 years Kitchen management experience; Strong background of 5* environment. Strong leader; Excellent Communicator; Strong organisational skills with a high level of attention to detail; Sound financial acumen; Excellent guest relations.

Qualifications

  • Grade 12/Matric essential. Hospitality Management Diploma preferred.


· Salary: R18 000 - R20 000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 27 Feb 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

Executive Chef
Description:
A Top Notch 5* Game Lodge situated in the Madikwe Game Reserve.

Job Description

Staff management, training and development of the Lodge Kitchen team. Development, implementation and quality control of different menus for four outlets in three different camps/Lodges and the Pool, defining different food experiences and reflecting the defined style for each outlet. Full responsibility for stock control, Kitchen financials and budgeting. Maintaining excellent guest relations. Maintaining a hygienic environment; implementing, training and monitoring of hygiene systems and required standards. Key Focus Areas:

  • Ensure food preparation to the highest standards in four outlets;
  • To ensure that training is implemented and maintained;
  • Creation and implementation of departmental training manuals per outlet;
  • Multi-site management and quality control;
  • Staff management;
  • Menu development, defining different food experiences per outlet;
  • Full responsibility for stock control, Kitchen financial reports and budgeting;
  • To be involved with the kitchen staff recruitment process.
Benefits

Single Accommodation, Meals On Duty.

Skills/Requirements:
Minimum 10 years Kitchen management experience. Strong background of 5* luxury dining. Sound experience in multi-site management. Strong leader. Passionate about training and development. Sound financial acumen. Excellent guest relations.

Qualifications

  • Grade 12 (essential); Formal Chef qualification.


· Salary: R25 000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 27 Feb 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

General Manager (5 Lodges)
Description:
A Reserve situated in Limpopo province. There are 5 Lodges on the Reserve.

Job Description

The reserve consists of 5 lodges and approximately 200 employees. The GM will be responsible for the seamless running of all of the lodges and it's staff. Previous experience within similar role within a Game Reserve/Lodge environment essential.

Benefits

GM House/Accommodation is available on site at R3000 rental per month.

Skills/Requirements:
Computer Literate. Exceptional ability to control and manage staff and Budgets. Working Knowledge of all departments within a Reserve Operation. High Service Standards. Strong Operationally and Administratively. Exceptional Analytical skills.

Qualifications

  • Relevant Hospitality Management Qualifications will prove a strong advantage.


· Salary: R40 000 CTC
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 27 Feb 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

Game Ranger Field / Trails Guide + Au Pair (Couple)
Description:
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.

Job Description

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.

Benefits

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.

Skills/Requirements:
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

Qualifications

  • 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: R9 500 - R13 000 as a Couple
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 23 Feb 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

5* Lodge Manager
Description:
A small boutique 5* Lodge (Max 12 Guests). Situated close to Hermanus Lagoon in the Overberg.

Job Description

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

Benefits

Live in, uniform. A couple will be considered if partner is a good Sous Chef (Fine Dining).

Skills/Requirements:
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.

Qualifications

  • 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

Sous Chef
Description:
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.

Job Description

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.

Benefits

Live In. If the chef has a partner who is a 5* Lodge/Guest House Manager, a Couple will be considered.

Skills/Requirements:
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.

Qualifications

  • 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

Front Of House Restaurant Manager
Description:
A popular 250 seater country restaurant situated in Fourways. The restaurant also caters for events and functions.

Job Description

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.

Benefits

Negotiable

Skills/Requirements:
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.

Qualifications

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

Food And Beverage Manager
Description:
A large conference venue catering up to 2000 people. 11 conference venues. Sport groups. STO groups. Situated in White River/Nelspruit

Job Description

Seeking a hands-on manager that can take control of the department fully, this includes the kitchen.

Benefits

Single Accommodation, Meals on Duty.

Skills/Requirements:
Fully Computer Literate. Able to effectively manage costs and stock of Food and Beverage together with staff. Previous experience within large scale Banqueting Units preferred.

Qualifications

  • Relevant Food and Beverage or Hospitality Management Diploma is a strong advantage.


· Salary: R18 000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 23 Feb 2017
· Employer type: Conference Venue

BEE Banqueting Manager
Description:

An upmarket Hotel situated in Centurion.

Job Description

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.

Benefits

Medical Aid and Provident Fund Contributions.



Skills/Requirements:

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.

Qualifications

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

Restaurant Manager (fine Dining)
Description:

Employer Description

A 60 Seater Fine Dining restaurant situated in Pretoria.

Job Description

(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.

Benefits

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.



Skills/Requirements:

A minimum of 7 year’s work experience, (mostly fine dining environment) Exceptional Food and Beverage knowledge

Qualifications

  • 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

Senior Sous Chef
Description:
A 5* Game Lodge situated in the Sabi Sands.

Job Description

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.
KITCHEN

  • 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.
PERSONNEL

  • 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.
GENERAL

  • To carry out any other duty as may be imposed by Management.
HOUR OF WORK - As required by the demand of business.

Benefits

Single Accommodation, Meals on Duty

Skills/Requirements:
Previous 5* Game Lodge/Lodge/Boutique Hotel Experience at Senior Chef de partie or Sous Chef level required.

Qualifications

  • Professional Cookery Diploma.


· Salary: R10 000 - R12 000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 15 Feb 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

Head Spa Therapist
Description:
A 5* Game Lodge and Spa situated on a reserve near Hoedspruit in Mpumalanga.

Job Description

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.

Benefits

Accommodation, Meals.

Skills/Requirements:
Excellent communication skills, Self-motivated and Professional.

Qualifications

  • 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

Head Pastry Chef
Description:
A 5* Hotel and Fine Dining Restaurant serving Modern Deconstructed style plated dishes (Including Desserts). The Hotel is situated in the Cradle of Human Kind region.

Job Description

General Head Pastry Chef duties will apply. Responsible for three Chefs, responsible for all dessert menus and implementation thereof, basic costing.

Benefits

Approximately R12000-R14000 Gross with Single accommodation and tips, all depending on skill and experience.

Skills/Requirements:
Good Leadership skills. Passionate about great quality desserts and fine presentation skills.

Qualifications

  • Professional Cookery Diploma. Specialist Patisserie/Pastry Qualification a huge advantage.


· Salary: R12 000 - R14 000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 06 Feb 2017
· Employer type: Hotel

Lodge Manager
Description:

A 5* Game Lodge situated in Northern KZN (Hluhluwe)

Job Description

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.

Benefits

Accommodation, Meals on duty.



Skills/Requirements:
  • At least 3 years relevant experience in a 5 star operation.
  • Some form of managerial experience.
  • Company Knowledge.
  • Valid unendorsed SA driver's license essential.


Qualifications

 

 

  • Hospitality Qualification will prove a strong advantage.

 

 



· Salary: R20000-R22000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 31 Jan 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

Front Office Manager
Description:
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.

Job Description

General Front Office Management duties will apply. Previous experience in same or very similar role essential.

Benefits

Accommodation, Meals On Duty.

Skills/Requirements:
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.

Qualifications

  • 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

Executive Chef
Description:
A busy upmarket 220 Roomed Resort situated in the Limpopo Province.

Job Description

General Management of this busy kitchen and all that this entails. All relevant Duties will apply. Previous experience within same position within similar establishment required.

Skills/Requirements:
Exceptional Kitchen Management, Staff Management and Leadership and Kitchen Administration skills. Strong Banqueting and A la Carte experience required. ​

Qualifications

Professional Cookery Diploma is essential.

Benefits

Accommodation will be provided at a Rental fee to the Employee dependent on size and type of accommodation.

· Salary: R40 000 CTC
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 31 Jan 2017
· Employer type: Hotel

Head Chef
Description:
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.

Job Description

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.

Skills/Requirements:
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.

Qualifications

  • 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

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