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Company Profile - Hotel Staff Johannesburg
25Established in 1975, Hotel Staff is a full service, personnel placement agency, specializing in the recruitment of qualified personnel for the hospitality and allied industries. In 2002 the company became wholly owned by the consultants who assist you in your recruitment search.

We are the largest specialized Hospitality, Food & Beverage Recruitment Company in South Africa with branches in Durban, Nelspruit, Cape Town and Johannesburg. Our Recruitment consultants have all been selected from the hospitality industry and their knowledge and experience of actual operations qualify them to support and assist our clients’ recruitment needs.

Our services are retained by most of the hotel groups and leading hotels in South Africa. Suppliers to the hotel industry and various food processing companies are also counted amongst our clients. Clients in the Middle East include the Dubai Park Hotel in the UAE and Brothers Group in Bahrain. Business development into Africa is also currently taking place, as we are servicing current clients who are developing properties into Africa as well as establishing a reputation with new clients. Hotelstaff was the preferred agency, at the inception of Hyatt International, Hilton International and Sheraton in South Africa. We were responsible for the entire recruitment process for the opening of their hotels in Southern Africa.

The office in Johannesburg is where HOTELSTAFF originated. We are proud to be both nationally and internationally active. Based in a metropolitan arena our focus falls upon large volume Hotels, Resorts, Guest Houses, Clubs as well as Restaurants, we have also actively grown our reputation in the Food production industry and with all suppliers to the hospitality trade. Recruitment specifically into industrial cleaning companies is an area of growth for Hotelstaff. We are proud to provide a service to any company that provides services related to the hospitality industry.

The Johannesburg office is now owned by two consultants Silvana Pearson and Shirley Fawke, who purchased the business from their previous employer in July of 2002. Silvana trained at Wits hotel School and joined the industry with Southern Suns. After having a family she and her husband ran a very successful bakery /catering company for several years before Silvana joined Hotelstaff as a consultant in August 1997. Shirley achieved a Diploma in Hospitality management at Westminster College UK. She held Food & beverage management positions both in the hotel and industrial catering fields in UK , Australia and South Africa before joining Hotelstaff in June of 1993. Shirley has also been involved with Stafselect, the general recruitment company attached to Hotelstaff and for 1 year worked as a consultant to Salesearch, a specialist sales and marketing recruitment company.
Company Address and Contact Information
Hotel Staff Johannesburg - South Africa
20 2nd Ave
Victory Park
Johannesburg
2041
Gauteng
[t] +27 (0) 11 782 3002
[f] 0866468095
[e] jhb@hotel-staff.co.za
[w] www.hotel-staff.co.za
See below for our latest vacancies
Senior Chef De Partie /sous Chef
Description:
SANDTON , Corporate head office staff restaurant . You will be required to assist the Executive chef with the planning and execution of daily food production . You will need to lead the staff in the service of high quality food in the restaurant and for various functions for biard members and meetings.

The hours are mainly corporate



Skills/Requirements:
This position is open ONLY to a European or Indian female chef for equity blance purposes . You should however be a fully qualified Professional chef or have a Diploma in dietetics, food nutician and administration . with 8 years experiece, in the industry with at least 2 at sous chef level

You will be required to manage costs through waste control, staff cost control and procative and innovative menu solutions. You will be reuired to be careative enough to develop a range of menus, their recipes and all costs . and you will be fully responsible for health and safety and HACCP in the kitchen



· Salary: R10 - 12500 .
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 14 May 2015
· Employer type: Catering Company

Accounts Assistant
Description:
Fourways - TEMP ASSIGNMENT FOR 4 MONTHS - Accounts assistant required

Skills/Requirements:
Looking for a candidate to do a 4 month fixed term assignment. Must be computer literate on SAP. Will have the following job responsibilities - Upload bank statements from FNB to SAP. -print trial balances and cashier summaries for 8 hotels. - Upload GL , CB and STAT files. - Recons cash and credit cards. - Post journals for Direct Deposits received . - Update days average sheet. - Send Pinky the daily stats file. - Complete Daily Stats Summary sheet and sent to Keith ect.. - Weekly meetings on a Friday have clearing accounts, days average and unallocated deposits account printed. - Capture signed off rejects from hotel. - Create stock sheets on SAP and send to hotel. Capture Stock .- Recon and check SAP revenue to MIS and Daily stats sheet. - Make sure all expenses are loaded. - Create rental and rates and taxes invoices. - Make sure all clearing accounts are cleared out. - Recon balance sheet accounts . - Normal monthly filing. - Recon VAT accounts and post journals. - Compile VAT forms. - Make copies of Elec, Water, refuse and rates and taxes invoices . - Calc tax at month end and post journal.

· Salary: 12500
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Hotel

Admin Manager
Description:
Jhb North - Admin Manager required for Outsourced company

Skills/Requirements:
Must have Matric and formal qualifications. Bookkeeping experience and accounting Experience required. Will be Involved in stores control, Management of income statement, Fixed asset control, Staff supervision (wage clerk). General admin related duties.

· Salary: 25000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Outsourced

Assistant General Manager
Description:
Pretoria - Busy hotel requires and Assistant General Manager

Skills/Requirements:
Must have Grade 12 and Hotel School qualification or similar. Applicant must have held a Assistant General Manager position for at least 2 years, with proven exposure to all departments for the past 2 years. Will have to assume responsibility for the profitable and efficient operation of the hotel as directed. Ensure that a courteous and efficient service is provided to guests in line with the Companys vision, values and fundamentals. Ensure that all employees in the hotel are trained in accordance with the Companys training and development goals. Must be Client service orientated and very computer literate in hotel programmes. Strong Rooms division Background as well as food and beverage. Own transport essential

· Salary: R18 -20000 plus medical aid and provident fund and 13th cheque
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Hotel

Banqueting Floor Supervisor
Description:
You will be required to manage the floor, on a daily basis, of a busy function venue situated in a hotel complex in Fourways . You should have strong staff management skills, be able to handle out sourced staff . You should be able to organise and plan well. shifts involved

Skills/Requirements:
Hotel school diploma would be an advantage , Banqueting experience is essential, a minimum of 5 years working in industry is a minimum requirement . YOU SHOULD HAVE A STRONG PERSONALITY with an eagerness to please .

· Salary: R 10,000 NEGOTIABLE
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Outsourced

Bookkeeper Temp
Description:
Richards Bay - 3 MONTH TEMP POSITION ONLY WILL GIVE ACCOM FOR THE THREE MONTHS

Skills/Requirements:
Formal Qualifications - Hotel experience not essential. If from a hotel background, candidate must be from a full service hotel. . Looking for a team leader, with ability to communicate Ability to work under pressure and meet specific deadline . Accuracy and precision . Staff development. Must be highly computer literate. Must have a proven track record and excellent references. Must know Fidelio Accounting/Opera version

· Salary: R25000 ctc live in
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Hotel

Branch Manager
Description:
Johannesburg - Culinary school requires a Branch Manager

Skills/Requirements:
Looking for an outgoing person with an energetic Personality, a person who is deadline driven and able to manage a team. Will be responsible for the General Management and excellent performance of the campuses in Jhb in terms of facilities, staff, sales , finances and debtors. Must have 3- 5 years experience in branch management activities of a small to medium size company. Degree or diploma specializing in Business Management/sales and Marketing/Hotel Management

· Salary: R25 000 - R28 000 CTC
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Educational

Camp Manager Remote Sites
Description:
UAE OFFSHORE RIG -UAE - Manage independently a location or as determined by his direct supervisor. Attain high level of customer satisfaction, employee morale and achieve financial objectives in line with the strategic and operating plans, procedures and forecasts within the set parameters.

Skills/Requirements:
You should have OFFSHORE/ OIL RIG experience as a catering or unit manager. You should be able to manage standards of food and the maintenance and cleaning of the accommodation. Accommodation is used on a roster basis so has to be cleaned and ready for a new crew every 6 weeks . You will manage your own team of staff . All health and safety issues will fall under your responsibility too so you should have strong experience in this . You must be able to manage a budget and control all costs for the unit . Salary $2740 NEGOTIABLE for right experience. Accommodation, flights, meals laundry etc.all visa costs paid for too.

· Salary: $2740 nett plus accom, flights etc
· Location: United Arab Emirates
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Car Rental Agent

Chef
Description:
Qatar - To manage the catering on board a ship that supplies oil rigs out at sea. You will do hands on cookery and manage all supplies etc. Experience on an oil rig or similar is essentail.

Skills/Requirements:
Professional chefs Diploma . experience on an oil rig Appropriate seaman's book . Ability to start asap .

· Salary: $2500 plus accom etc .
· Location: United Arab Emirates
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Hotel

Chef A La Carte
Description:
Dinokeng Reserve - To assist in the running of the kitchens at this lodge , which has a small a la carte restaurant, boma braais and lots of functions which are served all over the reserve . The client is looking for a chef who will run the a la carte for him. it needs creativity and lots of improvement .

Skills/Requirements:
Professional cookery with at least 3-5 years experience in cookery. a la carte skills required , otherwise buffet experience . Position is live in . salary could be negotiable to a chef who could make a name for the restaurant !!

· Salary: R9-10,000 live in neg for the right chef
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

Commis Chef
Description:
Pretoria254 roomed busy city center hotel, with a busy dining room and function rooms for upto 250 pax. Looking for chefs to assist in food production

Skills/Requirements:
Professional cookery certificate with at least 1 year inservice exp .

· Salary: 4000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Hotel

Debtors Clerk
Description:
Kempton Park - TEMP POSITION TILL OCTOBER- Looking for a Debtors Clerk

Skills/Requirements:
Min 1 years experience in debtors administration. Literate in Math and English to matric level . Computer literate. Will be responsible for Reconciliation of banking. (deposit book, cash received report, bank statement). Capturing of bank statement and creditors payments onto ACCPAC. Generat and issue debtor invoices. Generate month-end debtor reports. Follows up on accounts receivable. Resolve customer queries on new bank cards. Primary contact for speedpoint machines .

· Salary: 11000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Catering Company

Executive Chef
Description:
Sandton - Busy hotel requires an Executive Chef

Skills/Requirements:
Matric and Chefs Diploma Essential. A minimum of 5 years work experience in a 3 or 4 Star Hotel as an Executive Chef or Head Chef. Must have good planning skills, able to lead a team and train staff. Must be excellent at creating menus, stock control and food cost. Must have a good eye for detail and present food in a creative fashion. Must be fluent in English.

· Salary: 30000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Hotel

Executive Chef
Description:
Kampala , Uganda . 5 * hotel managed by SA brand . It has 70 rooms a a 100 seater restaurant that serves a buffet breakfast, light lunch menu and a combination buffet a la carte menu at night . It has 24 hour room service . 3 borad rooms and two other function venues that cater for 75 and 300 pax maximum. You will run the main kitchen ensuring a good standard of food leaves the kitchen , that kitchen is kept clean, that all staff receive ongoing training and that GPs are met .

Skills/Requirements:
Professionally trained Executive chef who has had a minimum of 10 years exp as an exec chef with some experience in Africa . You should have strong training skills and be able to work with local staff. The package includes a salary of $2500 - 3000 gross.1 annual flight home, company phone with approved limit, annual bonus 50 % of monthly salary. Local medical cover , Use of company vehicle and approved fuel allowance . CTC about $4500

· Salary: $2500 - 3000 + benefits
· Location: Uganda
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Hotel

Executive Sous chef
Description:
Sandton - Luxury hotel requires an Executive Sous Chef

Skills/Requirements:
Minimum Grade 12 at a recognized institution with a Chefs Qualification or Diploma . A minimum of 3 years work experience in a 4 or 5* environment as Executive Sous Chef or Head Chef. Computer Literate Windows & Fidelio knowledge essential. Excellent Guest Relations & motivational skills. Excellent planning skills . Strong Leadership skills and able to lead a dedicated team efficiently. Excellent menu planning ability. Creative with menus, presentation and garnish skills. Strong day to day organizational skills. Able to maintain five star standards. Excellent Communication Skills Fluent in English. Able to work shifts or work additional shifts and hours at short notice. Work well under pressure. Self-motivated, self-starter. Sound knowledge of Industrial Relations procedures

· Salary: R30 000 ctc
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Hotel

Food & Beverage Manager
Description:
Pretoria 254 roomed hotel with one restauarant a, bar and functions rooms for upto 250 pax. You will run entire department to ensure a profit is obtained and that standards are adhered to

Skills/Requirements:
Hotel school Diploma with 5-10 years experience in similar busy environment

· Salary: R14,000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Hotel

Function Co-Ordinator
Description:
Magaliesberg . 32 roomed boutique hotel with state of the art function rooms and wedding venues. You will be required to co-ordinate functions as well as do duty management at functions. They dont do functions on Monday and Tuesday so you work Wednesday through Sunday.

Skills/Requirements:
Hospitality Diploma . 3-5 years experience preferably in a 4 or 5* environment . You should be very presentable, corporate look preferred . You should have e a valid driver's license and your own car as the job may entail visiting clients from time to time. You must be prepared to do the duty management not just the co-ordinating , so this position would suit a young enthusiastic graduate with some banqueting exp. There is accommodation in the area but the position is not live in as such.

· Salary: R15,000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Hotel

General Manager
Description:
JOHANNESBURG - Luxury Hotel in Johannesburg requires a General Manager

Skills/Requirements:
Bachelors degree / higher education qualification / or equivalent in 15+ years of Hotel Administration . - Five to ten years prior hotel management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. - Passion, pride and accountability must be present in your DNA, along with a creative nature to 'make your mark in Jo'burg'. - Experience required may vary based on size and complexity of operation. - Must speak fluent English; other languages preferred. Looking for a candidate that will be able too and prepared too provide an enthusiastic, entrepreneurial approach to leadership & management by driving & developing the staff ,creating & maintaining a unique guest experience, while maximising financial returns for the hotel. Looking for a lively, creative individual, who can connect with the local community and drive the brand awareness, through staged social events - Candidate will have to - Create energy by being upbeat, fun loving, surprising and delighting our guests. - Act and look the part by being vibrant, creative yet professional, while setting a positive example. - Know the guests by being thoughtful, adaptable and building connections with them. - Make it happen by being perceptive, finding a way to say YES and taking ownership of your team, your guests and the business. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES. Create energy by being upbeat, fun loving, surprising and delighting our guests. - Act and look the part by being vibrant, creative yet professional, while setting a positive example. - Know your guests by being thoughtful, adaptable and building connections with them. - Make it happen by being perceptive, finding a way to say YES and taking ownership of your team, your guests and the business. - Create programs that develop and drive team member engagement and are aligned with the brand service behaviors.- Develop, implement and monitor team member succession planning to ensure future bench strength, while establishing performance and development goals for the team.

· Salary: neg
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Hotel

Head Chef
Description:
Jazz club in Braamfontein . Closed Monday . dinner only Tuesday to Thursday . Lunch and dinner Friday,Saturday and Sunday . There is a small a la carte restaurant downstairs and a jazz club upstairs where quick easy food is served .Looking for a strong chef who can work in a small but well equipped kitchen with a small team. You should be able to create now menus from rime to time . specials etc. but should be sure of the costs and the ability to attain good GPs. You must be hands on in the kitchen and definitely be able to handle the busy pass at weekends .

Skills/Requirements:
Professional chefs diploma . Head chef experience in a busy restaurant or club environment . Ability to manage your own orders , keep kitchen clean, work actively with the the small team ( ie be involved with hands on cookery ) have some creativity and want to make the club known for your food.

· Salary: R18,000 neg
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type:

Head Chef
Description:
This small boutique hotel situated in AUCKLAND PARK which has 8 rooms . The meals are prepared with a great deal of personal service . it has a small function room and they do intimate weddings in the gardens ( max 50 pax) You will need to be a very hands on chef with the ability to create food as per the guests needs .Mostly breakfast and dinner only .

Skills/Requirements:
Professional Cookery with at least 3-5 years experience in a similar environment or upmarket lodge . You should be able to run the kitchen profitably, cleanly and mange the small kitchen team , whilst doing hands on cookery .This is an urgent position so the client seeks candidates available immediately

· Salary: R 13,000 neg
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Hotel

Housekeeping Supervisor
Description:
Abu Dhabi - Housekeeping supervisors ;- Looking for young WHITE FEMALE School Leavers or Hotel School graduates who hold a valid driver's license who may be interested in traveling to Abu Dhabi in the Middle East . The position is with a company who owns lots of townhouses and flats that are rented to ex pats . They have a division for the cleaning of this accommodation..and they need supervisors . The position will require you to do the following : Managing teams allocated to them: Includes uniform check every morning, bucket check every morning. Motivate the ladies to follow policies and procedures re cleaning. Carrying out inspections of the Villas and services . Makes recommendations to improve service and ensure more efficient operation. Perform cleaning duties in case of emergency or staff shortage. Spot checking . Quality assurance. On the job training for colleagues. Establishes standards and procedures for work of cleaning staff. Records data regarding work assignments, personnel actions and prepares periodic reports. Will have to report directly to Operations Manager. You will be offered a salary of approximately R9500 nett ( no tax ) plus accommodation plus the use of a company car. your flights and visas will all be paid for ..The Operations Manager is a South African woman .

Skills/Requirements:
Hotel school leaver with DRIVERS license -- non negotiable . Will consider someone with no experience but the ability to supervise staff.

· Salary: R9500 NETT plus accom. car and flights
· Location: United Arab Emirates
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Outsourced

Housekeeping Supervisor
Description:
Pretoria Centre : Busy 254 roomed city center hotel requires the services of an expereinced housekeeping supervisor .You will be responsible for assisting the Executive housekeeper to ensure the cleanliness of the hotel

Skills/Requirements:
Certificate in Accommodation services or at least 3 years housekeeping .

· Salary: 6000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Hotel

Jnr Sous Chef
Description:
Sandton - 5* Hotel requires a Jnr Sous Chef

Skills/Requirements:
Matric Required . Culinary qualification from a recognised institution. Must have at least 5 years experience in a 4* or 5 * Kitchen. Must be able to perform under pressure. Must be able to work shifts. Must be able to work in other areas based on operational requirements . Strength in 5 Star a la Carte breakfast

· Salary: 10500
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Hotel

Jnr Sous Chef
Description:
Jazz club in Braamfontein . Closed Monday . dinner only Tuesday to Thursday . Lunch and dinner Friday,Saturday and Sunday . There is a small a la carte restaurant downstairs and a jazz club upstairs where quick easy food is served Looking for a strong chef who can work in a small but well equipped kitchen with a small team. YOU MUST BE ABLE TO HANDLE THE PRESSURE AT THE WEEKEND.

Skills/Requirements:
PROFESSIONAL COOKERY WITH EXPERIENCE INA BUSY RESTAURANT . You should be able to work cleanly in a small kitchen , be able to to keep up with a busy pace especially at the weekend.

· Salary: 9500 neg
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type:

Maintenance Manager
Description:
North West - Hotel requires a Maintenance Manager

Skills/Requirements:
Must have a background in hotel maintenance with relevant tertiary qualifications or trade papers . You should be able to manage a team of staff and complete all records required. Someone with an ability to plan maintenance and work with the rooms division manager will be more highly considered. should have a good knowledge of all relevant skills, ie electrical, plumbing , carpentary ,refrigeration and Water system management

· Salary: 33000 ctc live OUT
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Hotel

Operation Manager
Description:

To run on a day to day basis the Operations of this newly set up Catering Company at sports venue Durban  . In addition to running ALL catering on race days It has extensive function rooms 14 +++ ,as well as facilities that can be used for all sorts of exciting exhibitions etc. The company want someone able to step in, look at the current operation , monitor it, analyse it and improve it greatly. They want someone who will create the strategy to take the operation forward , with creativity but with a keen eye on profitability . You should have a hands on approach but should also be able to keep records, check statistics and using info grow different areas in the business . You will need to liaise with the landlord, team members and report to The Executive Director of Hospitality . You will recruit and manage staff , staff costs . Research new sales ideas, manage all budgets oversee inventory. You will be the General Manager of the Operation.



Skills/Requirements:

The client seeks a senior manger in the industry who has accomplished their MBA or who is currently studying for it . A consummate business person with at least 10-15 years experience in the Industry . They seek a healthy dynamic manager who will be able to to handle the pressure of a unit this size, who is not a clock watcher. Someone who gets that an Operations manager's role is pivotal to the success of the Operation Someone who sees the bigger picture but also notices the finer detail. You should be proficient in business planning software , in order to allow you to build financial projections , charts and reports . You should be a proven strong leader in Hospitality . Experience in a similar high volume outlet will be advantageous but the ability to run multi units is important .



· Salary: Highly neg on current for RIGHT person
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Outsourced

Operation Manager
Description:
Based in JHb , this busy and growing club seeks the services of a senior manager to take over the day to day running of the business . There is a restaurant which is popular in its own right and the jazz club. The operation is closed Mondays , ticks over Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday but is extremely bust Friday, Saturday and Sunday when it can be open until the early hours of the morning . You will be required to manage the F&B ,including growing the function side of the business . The client seeks someone out of the entertainment business( night clubs/ music clubs etc ) with a strong knowledge of beverage control but also knowledge about high end cuisine etc. There is an Executive chef ,his staff and several floor managers .

Skills/Requirements:
Background in club management . You should be aware of security issues in these establishments, You should have knowledge of the local musical scene but also have the ability to manage the F&B side of the business ,THE CLIENT IS ADAMANT THAT A BACKGROUND IN CLUBS OR ENTERTAINMENT MANAGEMENT IS ESSENTIAL .Hours will be long in the beginning but the owner will continue to take the pressure off by relieving you . Salary will be negotiable on your experience and your business knowledge etc.

· Salary: Highly neg on current
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type:

Project Manager
Description:

Gauteng and KZN - /Food Service Management/ Hotel school Diploma with at least 10 years experience in the industrial canteen management field , You should have strong staff supervisory skills . If you are able to relocate to any of these places please indicate clearly on your CV Salary is negotiable on R30,000 CTC .



Skills/Requirements:

Catering /Food Service Management/ Hotel school Diploma with at least 10 years experience in the industrial canteen management field , You should have strong staff supervisory skills .Positions are available countrywide in the following centresf JHB, , Krugersdorp, Durban, . If you are able to relocate to any of these places please indicate clearly on your CV . You must have the ability to cost food accurately .You will be tested at interview . You will also need to come up with some menu ideas to make the weekly cycle menu a bit more exciting but keep it within tight budgets



· Salary: R 30,000 neg
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Catering Company

Purchasing Director
Description:
Major Responsibilities - To take responsibility for all company purchases of goods and services such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies etc. in line with the budget and the company objectives.Full responsibility for food and non-food purchasing with focus to lead, inspire and motivate the team set strategy, effectively communicate and implement.Drive the development of supplier rationalization and categorization and the development of appropriate supplier management strategies dependent on size, spend, criticality. This should include the development of shared innovation and a more progressive attitude toward relationships in order to provide Compass Group Southern Africa with a competitive advantage in its markets. This will include ensuring that the Supply Chain solution adheres to the stringent Group Health and Safety requirements. Deliver against cost base reduction targets. In charge of the supply chain and logistics of the operations requirements.Lead the team in the management / negotiation with key suppliers; ensure cost increases are avoided / minimized wherever possible.Working capital reduction to improve cash flow.Foster excellent long term relationships with internal customers; help to further develop purchasing internal profile within the business. To create an integrated logistics model across regions or categories. Works well with the team to realize wider cost benefits through broader collaboration.To define and improve the internal policies and procedures in the area of procurement.To co-operate with the finance department to lead the planning procurement process in line with the company business strategy. To support the efficiency of Menu Planning. The Purchasing Director always has to be looking for new products/innovation or substitute products to improve quality and client satisfaction. To make sure that all purchases of raw materials, technical equipment, food, etc. are made strictly according to the valid procedures with emphasis on the lowest possible costs while maintaining the necessary quality standards.To negotiate purchase and service contracts within delegated responsibility and authority to satisfy multi-site requirements.To work with the Operations team to reduce wastage.To analyze, compile, compare and evaluate market information on suppliers, to develop alternative sources of supply and to present the reviews of current suppliers and their conditions/services.The standardization of products and items reduction.

Skills/Requirements:
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS - Position requires a bachelors degree, and 10 years experience in food purchasing; candidate should possess strong communication and negotiation skills. Ideal ExperienceThe successful candidate will be an experienced procurement manager, with strong trading and negotiation experience gained in the retail or foodservice sector. S/he will have strong leadership skills, well-developed commercial acumen and a strong focus on operational delivery. An expert with analytical tools in order to draw conclusions from large data sets.Has managed a range of trading categories through their career to date, some of which will have been in the food area with demonstrable track record of savings delivery. Progressive attitude to supplier management; can apply range of techniques and more sophisticated approaches dependent on size, criticality, potential etc. Proven ability to build and lead successful teams. Foresight to see forthcoming market trends and plan / develop purchasing strategy to take advantage of changing market conditions / mitigate potential risks. An executive with different negotiation styles Has great financial skills and business savvy.Other Personal CharacteristicsExcellent communication skills.Flexible and capable of handling ambiguity in terms of the business and organizational environment; adaptable and able to perform well in a matrixes management structure. Great interpersonally; good character as well as can-do attitude. Capacity to take tough decisions and see them through. Hands on style and ability to get involved in the detail when necessary. Appropriate focus on controls and compliance. Astute business acumen, analytical and numerical reasoning skills .Ability to lead and develop team of sharp individuals towards meeting personal and company objectives .Ability to build internal alliances and create strong external business relationships.Ability to positively and proactively interface with internal departments to coordinate accomplishments. Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills. Ability to develop future leaders in the company.Ability to maintain professional and positive business relationship both internally and externally.

· Salary: R125,000 ++ neg per month
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Catering Company

Regional Contracts Manager
Description:
This is an Area Managers position .It is in the HOSPITAL CLEANING division if this facilities management company . You will be required to run financially successful contracts, managing stock, staff and client . You must ahve hospital cleaning experience and knowledge of infection control.

Skills/Requirements:
Minimum 8-10 years in hospital cleaning . You should be a current project manager with a few units under your control, You must have your own car as the position entails visiting various units regularly .YOU MUST HAVE INFECTION CONTROL EXPERIENCE

· Salary: R23000 + 3500 CAR + 850 CELL
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Outsourced

Restaurant Supervisor
Description:
Faerie Glen Newly opening restaurant concept , seeks services of a strong restaurant supervisor /floor manager . You will greet guests , seat them, ensure they get the service they expect .You will work with waiters and the owner manager to ensure smooth service.

Skills/Requirements:
Hospitality training .and at least 4 years experience ...You MUST be well spoken , and presentable .Afrikaans is an advantage . You must be prepared to work shifts although the restaurant closes when the centre closes . Available immediately would be a plus

· Salary: 6000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Restaurant / Coffee Shop

Sales Executive
Description:
Johannesburg - Culinary school requires a Sales Consultant for the Jhb campus

Skills/Requirements:
Looking for a young, energetic and deadline driven individual who can communicate well on all levels. i.e. with students and parents etc. Must have relevant tertiary qualification with an interest in education / training. Exposure to the culinary and hospitality industry will be an advantage. Must have an excellent command of the English language and must be fluent in Afrikaans. Own Car essential. Must have the ability to close sales and be deadline driven. Must be self motivated and work well under pressure. Must be compute literate. Ability to organize open days and other relevant marketing expos.

· Salary: R15 000 - R16 000 ctc plus comm bi annually
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Educational

Sous Chef
Description:
Isando ; large airline production company needs a strong chef who can manage staff and production tightly . You will be responsible for the sections daily food requistions, production plan and prerapation for distribution.

Skills/Requirements:
Professional Chefs Diploma .with a minimum of 8 years in kitchen preparation and management . You should be good at planning production and ensuring time deadlines are met . High volume experience is essential..

· Salary: R16500 + 5% contrib provident
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Catering Company

Sushi chef
Description:
Jhb North - Newly opening sushi bars in high end retail outlet . Require Asian but English speaking exec chef and Sous chef salary R22,750 and 16,500. also require south africans trained in sushi . Salaries from R5000 to 9,000 dependant on exp and position able to fill

Skills/Requirements:
Sushi experience in any environment .

· Salary: R5000 - 25,000 dep on exp
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 11 May 2015
· Employer type: Restaurant / Coffee Shop

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