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Game Farm requires an experienced game farm manager to run a game farm in the Limpopo Province.
This would ideally suit a couple as the female candidate will assist with the admin of the Game Farm and also assist the guests where we have guests at the lodge during the game season.
The candidate would need to manage the lion and other wildlife breeding projects. The candidate will be responsible to manage a small labour force, veld management, anti-poaching and security, maintenance and management of lodge, would need to interact with guests, assist with annual game capture, care of animals, and hunting.
Required experience and skills:
Game farm management: 3 years
Diploma in Wildlife conservation and Farm management would be an advantage
Must have excellent people skills in order to interact with guests on hunting excursions
Previous experience with the breeding and caretaking of lions would be an advantage
- Formal and Recognised Professional Hunting Qualification - Certified
- Must be 30 years of age or older
This lodge will mainly cater for hunters from overseas. There is also a lion breeding project on the farm and it is required that the Farm Manager has previous experience in the breeding of lions.
The salary is live-in and combined and is negotiable depending on experience.
How to apply:
Send your CV in Microsoft WORD FORMAT together with a recent HEAD AND SHOULDERS
PHOTOGRAPH of yourself
Advise your monthly salary expectation
Good salary. You must have traceable work references, no criminal records and be prepared to work hard to grow in this position.
· Reference: LS-72555-0302 · Salary: Market related · Country: South Africa · Province: Limpopo · Date Posted: 03 Feb 2016 · Employer type: Leisure Company
Swellendam - Busy 5* Country Hotel in is requiring new management, a General Manager / Head Chef couple, to oversee all aspects of the day to day running of this Hotel. Due to the nature of our property, a hands-on approach is required. Applicants need to be comfortable assisting in all aspects of the hotel to exceed guest expectation during their stay.
Applicants are required:
To be passionate about hospitality and tourism
To be presentable, neat, confident, elegant, well spoken, warm and friendly
To be strong leaders and have great communication and problem-solving skills
To have excellent customer service skills
To be able to work effectively and comfortably with each other and within a team
To be able to multi-task, work calmly under pressure and with a clear focus on guest satisfaction
To be extra organised with an acute eye for detail
To have a minimum of 5 years' experience in their respective fields
General Management Duties:
Responsible for the day-to-day management of the hotel and its staff, with a complete hands-on approach. This may include reception duties or serving meals if the need arises.
Assist with promoting and marketing of the hotel
Managing budgets, financial plans as well as controlling expenditure
Maintaining statistical, financial and marketing reports
Setting and achieving sales and profit targets
Devising marketing and revenue management strategies
Recruiting, training and monitoring staff
Planning work schedules for staff
Meeting and greeting of guests
Dealing with guest complaints and comments
Addressing problems and troubleshooting
Supervising maintenance, supplies, renovations and furnishings
Dealing with suppliers
Carrying out detailed inspections of the property and services
Ensuring compliance with licensing laws, health and safety and other regulations
Head Chef/Kitchen Management Duties:
Responsible for the day-to-day preparations of meals as well as the management of the hotel kitchen, hotel bar and its staff.
Training and managing of kitchen staff and supervising/co-ordinating all related culinary activities
Daily supervision of kitchen staff with responsibility for hiring, discipline and performance reviews
Devising and developing of recipes to an exceptional 5* standard
Standardising of recipes to ensure consistent excellent quality
Establishing presentation techniques and quality standards
Estimating food & beverage consumption and purchasing of food & beverage
Managing of suppliers, sourcing of new ‘local' suppliers, utilising high quality ingredients, locally and ethically sourced
Managing of the vegetable garden
Planning and pricing of menus
Ensuring proper equipment operation/maintenance and ensuring proper safety and sanitation in the kitchen, bar and dining room
Ensuring compliance with licensing laws, health and safety and other necessary regulations
· Reference: LS-72532-0102 · Salary: R20 000 - R25 000 Neg · Country: South Africa · Province: Western Cape · Date Posted: 01 Feb 2016 · Employer type: Hotel
Managing lodge and three houseboats. 65 Staff. Well known property with high occupancies. Accommodation provided. This is a remote area, and prevouis expereince in similar enviroment, could be an advantage. Must be Namibian resident or citizenship. If a couple want to apply, preverence will be given to female with hospitality expereince and male with maintenance background.
Practical experience in management of staff, bush mechanics, water systems, general building, plumbing, solar power and electrics.
Diplomas or proven experience and competence in cooking, food presentation, menu planning, bar-keeping, hosting, hospitality and marketing. Perfectionists eye for housekeeping and interiors.
Strong organisational, administrative and accounting abilities using MS-Office applications.
Knowledge of on-line reservations systems and accounting packages an advantage
Knowledge of outboard boat engines
Both should be self-motivated, resourceful, passionate about wildlife and able to live simply in a remote rural area.
Qualified Namibian applicants will be given preference.
· Reference: LS-72519-2709 · Salary: Neg. pending expereince · Country: Namibia · Province: · Date Posted: 27 Jan 2016 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Assist General Manager with tasks as given from time to time and
work closely with the General Manager on projects.
Stand in for General Manager in his absence.
Candidate should have strong practical lodge operational skills,
this should include knowledge on general maintenance, front office, housekeeping,
guest services and lodge logistics.
Food and Beverage related operations must be the major attribute of the prospective candidate,
developing relevant new experiences for our guests.
Enforcing efficient and accurate stock and operating equipment controls
Developing Food and Beverage staff and help improving our sustainable business practices
Assist General Manager planning and submit annual budget.
The prospective candidates must have relevant qualifications, have worked internationally (East African countries would be advantages) in a similar position, be mature and enjoy working in a remote bush environment, understand, and have the necessary initiative to deal with day to day challenges this environment presents.
Strong international F&B background
Two return flights Kasane - JHB per year 50% Medical aid paid by company on company approved med aid. Get staff bed night privileges at lodge and in the Desert & Delta group. Full board - employee will be provided with house that consists of 1 bedroom, one bathroom, lounge (with furnishing), open plan kitchen with fridge & stove (+ basic utensils). Laundry service for uniform, private clothing, linen (provided) twice weekly maid service.
· Reference: LS-72517-2605 · Salary: P30 000 (+ - 2 580) · Country: Botswana · Province: · Date Posted: 26 Jan 2016 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
An award winner 4 star Eastern Cape game lodge located near Kirkwood is looking for a Lodge Manageress / Chef ; to run the day to day management of the lodge, supervise the housekeeping, kitchen and reception. This role can also be suitable for a couple with correct skill set and experience to work together. The role will be a live in role and incumbents will have to embrace the farm life, obtaining their off days around shopping trips, etc.
The successful candidate will be on a base salary + FB income, such way that the food and beverage income of the lodge will be on the lodge manageress account. This is an ideal role for an experienced chef / manager or a management couple to live in a game farm, living expenses covered and earn a base salary while running the lodge restaurant as their own, without compromising from the award winning 4 star catering standardts.
All interested candidates are required to be in possession of a diploma for hospitality/ cullinary / catering and minimum 3 years experience in running a 4-5 star lodge. A previous living experience in a remote farm / lodge is also required.
A hospitable personality, a well organised process driven work ethic, hard working and honest, good writen and oral communication skills in english, sufficient computer litracy and knowedge in managing electronic listings and web optimisation are essential qualifications.
Additional languages, marketing skills and knowledge, FGASA level 1 or 2 certificate as well as other relevant paper work such as a valid First aid certificate, PDP, PH certificate and experience, Equestrian knowledge and experience will also be a preference. Min 2-3 year commitment is required.
· Reference: LS-72498-2211 · Salary: R5 000 - R10 000pm / Restaurant Income + Accom & Live - in Role · Country: South Africa · Province: Eastern Cape · Date Posted: 22 Jan 2016 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
To ensure the efficient, effective and professional management of all departments.
To liaise with Guests and maintain effective communication with them, including personalised correspondence.
To ensure that personalised Guest Experiences that are designed and implemented consistently and provided to the respective site inspection guests, when required.
To ensure that the Daily Guest Experience is designed and implemented.
To host meal venues and ensure the smooth operation of functions.
To be readily available at all times to deal with problems and complaints.
To ensure effective check in procedures and efficient speedy check-out facilities.
To ensure that complaints, comments or problems are actioned without delay and that effective follow-up action takes place to avoid a recurrence.
To ensure that Guest Comments and Feedback stats are recorded accurately and departmental incentives are tracked and paid out when required.
To attend to and host Site Inspection Guests, maintaining a high profile with current and prospective clients.
To ensure all departments co-operate smoothly and seamlessly with each other, ensuring an efficient professional operation.
To ensure that lodge service standards, guest experience levels are met and maintained consistently, including maintenance programs as and when required.
To chair daily operational meetings in conjunction with Lodge manager.
Daily liaison with the field team.
To reduce accidents and ensure that all safety hazards are addressed and potential problems communicated to the Ops Manager
To circulate regularly throughout all public areas, maintaining a high profile with guests and staff.
To ensure that you and the team be familiar with all local emergency services and procedures.
To be responsible for the implementation and upkeep of the lodges children's programme
To work together with the massage therapists and ensure that the most up to date treatments are being used
To communicate with other departments and ensure that effective stock control is taking place including regular stock take
To provide effective leadership through professional management and encouragement of all subordinates, including mediation.
To carry out regular, meaningful performance appraisals conducted in such a manner that effective, open, two-way communication is maintained. To follow up and ensure that the agreed action and developmental plans identified at these appraisals are being effected.
To ensure that all HODs are totally conversant with all company policies and procedures, basic conditions of employment and labour regulations as well as disciplinary codes of the company. This will include disciplining of staff as and when required.
To ensure that training is implemented and maintained.
Able to collaborate and work as part of a team.
Able to act decisively and quickly when necessary.
Good judgment. Long-term orientated.
Professional. Creative problem solver. Honest.
Diploma in Hotel Management and some sort of financial background a distinct advantage.
· Reference: LS-72431-2006 · Salary: R16 000 neg depending on exp and qualifications · Country: South Africa · Province: KwaZulu-Natal · Date Posted: 20 Jan 2016 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Braamfontein ..A well established JAZZ club , with separate restaurant . The position requires a strong Restaurant or Food and Beverage Manager who is keen to become an integrate part of this operation. You should have a strong eye for detail and enjoy managing a perfect food and entertainment service. You should be able to profitably run every aspect of the business in the absence of the owner . You will deal with a variety of clients from students to VIP.
You need a background in the running of live music venues with Good quality food and beverage .You should have a stable background and a strong business acumen and a desire to benefit from the profitability of this already successful club. You will need to manage the floor of the Jazz area , and the restaurant and kitchens on the ground floor. You will be fully responsible for ordering , planning etc. An ability to work with the chef to change the menus from time to time and ensure they are cost effective is also required . The hours are long and hard but the percentage of profits can be good if you succeed. NON SMOKERS ONLY . You should be aware of the local live music scene especially jazz . and you should be well networked .
· Reference: LS-72437-12 · Salary: R25,000-30,000 + incentive · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 20 Jan 2016 · Employer type: Restaurant / Coffee Shop
A Safari Company based in Botswana with various Camps and other offerings
You are responsible for overseeing the running of the mobile expeditions. This will include the management of daily operational issues, the control and maintenance of assets, Guest liaison, the implementation and maintenance of administrative systems and the management of a team of 8 staff. The EM is also responsible for the implementation of specific projects that will be allocated by the Operations Managers (OM) in the off season.
The Mobile safari unit operates largely in the Okavango Delta, with trips to the Western Kalahari, Central Kalahari and anywhere else where the client books the safaris for.
Matric Formal Hospitality qualifications Previous experience in a similar role at high end operations is a MUST. Work cycle is not fixed but is determined by bookings. The season is quite defined and longer leave can be taken either side of the season Reports to the Operations Manager
You must be of sound fitness and health. Preferably a middle aged male that has experience in the harsh bush environment. Be prepared to spend periods of time out with just your team. Previous experience as a guide will be a strong advantage, however strong organisational and planning skills are of utmost importance.
Medical Aid Cover under Bomaid Scheme B in full (please see www.bomaid.co.bw) Annual flights capped at BWP5 000.00 per year for leave. Food and Board provided at base camp Should be available to travel to Botswana to submit Work & Residence Permit applications and will only start work upon successful outcome of the same – lead time on these is +/- 3 months.
· Reference: LS-72418-1810 · Salary: BWP 22000 · Country: Botswana · Province: · Date Posted: 18 Jan 2016 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
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