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A Culinary Academy/Educational institution based in Johannesburg North. The Academy offers various courses from Full time 3 year, to Apprenticeships with Block release modules, to one year intensive courses with industry placement.
The role of the Industry Placement Facilitator is to endeavour to fill the “missing link” between the Workplace Chef, the Student and the School, and to vastly reduce the number of “dropouts” currently being experienced due to placement issues. It is important that the person performing the role has the skills and competencies to work across all divisions of the Academy/Educational Institution Training. It is important to note that students come from diverse backgrounds and that the Facilitator must be able to adapt to these challenges. This Facilitator will ultimately have a clear insight to the full workings of Academy/Educational Institution as a group of Companies.
Reports to: Managing Director (School Principal)
Duties and Responsibilities:
Act in a marketing Function during visits to promote the school and its divisions so as to increase business
Carry additional uniform stock items to sell to students
Identify new Placement establishments.
Follow up on all Placement Establishments in terms of the Placement Agreements - make sure that they are in place, up to date, making changes where necessary
Visit all Students at least twice during their placement
Maintain and enhance relations with Chefs in the Industry
Carefully assess the problems in placement being careful not to cushion the student
Maintain existing Placement Establishments
Remove Placement Establishments based on Non-Performance to agreed criteria - i. e. Certified Chef, a brigade and range of menu items suitable to the training curriculum
Maintain a list of all Student Placements for CFP and SCA initially, but eventually for Block, Day release and Pastry as well as other programmes.
List should be clearly marked on a white board in the office
All placements should be restricted initially to Johannesburg
Build and maintain (service) relationships with the Placement Chefs
Reduce risk of dropouts for second year to zero
First, second and third Placements are dictated by the Culinary Educational Institution, the fourth may have student input
Group discussions or workshops prior to placements
Beware of cushioning the student
Be in the office to attend the morning meeting and to set the roster for the week
Back on Fridays with a concise report to MD and HOD
New Placement allocations of students with HOD
Responsible for general administrative duties such as:
Completion of Daily Call Sheet
Weekly status report - units visited, students visited, and status
Set dates for prescribed visits in advance, allowing time for emergencies
Parent/Client correspondence to Academy/Institution guidelines as and when required.
Counsellor Training. Car Allowance. Cell phone with contract. Laptop with 3G card. Business cards.
Personal Attributes: Strong Marketing and interpersonal skills. - Be honest, trustworthy and respectful - Have a positive mental attitude - Attention to detail - Impeccable personal hygiene and grooming - you are setting the example - Be assertive and action orientated - Have the ability to maintain control of students - Good listening skills - High level of motivation - Have excellent customer service skills - Have a high level of stress tolerance - Be organised - Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity - Be flexible. - Demonstrate sound work ethics
Relevant Culinary/Hospitality Qualifications are a strong advantage.
· Reference: LS-77237-1812 · Salary: R10,000 - R18,000 · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 18 Sep 2017 · Employer type: Educational
The National Procurement Officer is responsible first and foremost for stock procurement for the central store (national procurement in certain categories/fields) and ensuring that, at all times, our maintenance stock holding is fully compliant. The incumbent is also responsible for managing the furniture/stock needs for HQ The incumbent will be responsible for the annual asset replacement programme in the student buildings nationally and will have to motivate for the purchases as well as maintain precise and detailed record keeping of asset replacement purchases. In additional the incumbent is responsible for the national uniform purchase programme and all the controls which fall within
Ensure that all stock needs for the central and regional stores are met and that the store is never placed in a “nil stock” position
The procurement officer also purchases stationery, cleaning chemicals and refreshments for all regions
Asset replacement for student buildings national
Asset replacement this excludes any IT product/material)
Together with the store manager and maintenance control the stock min/max levels
Ensuring that the stock holding never exceeds the ruling stock cap
Ensuring that stock for all projects (irrespective of size/value) is procured and in the store on time so that the project time line is not affected
Ensuring a good mix of suppliers across all supply disciplines (optimise on pricing and bulk buying)
Ensuring that those suppliers provide us with the required 30 day payment terms
That those suppliers meet our current ruling BEE score rating
Manage the vendor documentation relating to these suppliers and the credit application process
Ensure that the above is return by finance within 7 days of submission
Securing and locking down prices from service providers which will allow optimal purchasing power
Managing the budget that rules the stock procurement process
Submission of 3 counter quotes for any single item at R5000 or more
Submission of 3 counter quotes for any basket purchase in excess of R10 0000
Get approval for the purchase from the NFE and or the ROM (regional ops manager)
Budget tracking to be submitted with quotations as well as reason/purpose of purchase (i. e. stock replenishment/special project)
Raise the PO for the order and submit same to supplier to ensure stock is delivered within the defined timeframe
Stock must be in the store within 5 days of placing the stock request
Managing the invoice process from the supplier and control the movement of invoices between the store, procurement and finance department by using the control to purchase spread sheet
Manage the filing of all orders/PO's and invoices for purposes of prosperity and/or audit inspection
Work with the store manager to analyse stock holding vs. need/use, and make the necessary changes/adjustments bi-annually
Monthly track all the issues from stores to the respective buildings by R&M line category, so as to ensure control of expenses in the building
Office Administration Financial Acumen Understanding of budgets and budget management At least 3 to 5 years' experience related to Procurement Computer literate Strong verbal and written communication skills Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills Ability to mobilise resources to achieve deliverables Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines Tact, diplomacy and objectivity Must be a team player and have the ability to multi-task Detail oriented Self-starter with strong organisational skills Interpersonal and teambuilding skills Organised with time management skills Good negotiator Control and management of price bargaining Understanding of BEE criteria Ability to generate savings on purchases
Matric, National Diploma in Procurement/related Degree will be an added advantage
· Reference: LS-76990-2301 · Salary: R14 000 - R16 000 · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 23 Aug 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
This company specializes in providing you with the perfect equipment to make your event a success. We offer a range of tents/marquees, function equipment hire, decor services as well as catering. This position will be based from Sandton Office.
Calling on Existing Clients as well as developing new business. The company caters for all private events, weddings, corporate functions, Government Functions, etc. Candidate must be well experienced in Events Sales and must have a proven stable work record with measurable past sales records.
Exceptional Sales Skills. Ability to build solid relationships and close deals. Exceptional Communication skills. Driven, motivated, vibrant and energetic. This is a young team and a company that evolves with current trends. Seeking a Passionate person with a true love of Events and Sales.
Relevant Hospitality or Events Qualification is an advantage but experience within this field and strong sales skills are more important.
· Reference: LS-76980-2102 · Salary: R15 000 - R20 000 Basic · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 21 Aug 2017 · Employer type: Catering Company
This busy and growing ( new conference centre coming on board shortly hotel with several conference centres, wedding venue etc. seeks the services of an experienced sales Executive. You will develop business and grow current client business. You must have your own car.
Matric is essential, and then a tertiary qualification in sales and marketing or in Hospitality would be a plus.
A little black book of contacts is always helpful but the most important thing would be a very positive attitude and a good team spirit.
· Reference: LS-76977-2112 · Salary: R20 000 + incentives · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 21 Aug 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
A position has become available at a beautiful 5 * hotel with over 100 bedrooms, conference facilities and restaurants near Pretoria. The successful candidate will need to be well presented, possess good communication skills and have a minimum of 2 years experience as a sales executive for either a 4 or 5 * Hotel.
The position is a 1 year fixed term contract, and is not negotaible.
A Sales or Marketing diploma will be an added advantage.
Fluent English, car and drivers licence essential.
Applicants to send AN updated cv starting with current employment and also reflecting hotel or company descriptions as well as contact EMAIL details of last three DIRECT SUPERIORS FOR REFERENCE CHECKS - THIS IS ESSENTIAL
Head and shoulders photo
Only candidates with the above specific experience need apply. Applicants who do not have the essential requirements, will not be contacted, communicated with or replied to! Open to South African citizens only.
· Reference: LS-76890-0811 · Salary: R 25 000 CTC · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 08 Aug 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
Lodge requires a Sales Executive to market there establishment.
The candidate must start immediately
Experience in selling hotel and lodge or car rental
5 years of experience with a hotel group or similar
The candidate must work independently and be target driven
· Reference: LS-76830-0103 · Salary: R25 000 - R30 000 + PERKS, NO COMMISSION · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 01 Aug 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
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