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Sales Co-ordinator
Description:
Property Management Company

Job Description

  • Identify new contracts, develop sales leads, and respond to sales opportunities to maximise revenue
  • Communicate potential leads to the Representative companies and Key Account Managers
  • Understand fully the hotel amenities, packages and promotions
  • Produce accurate and timely reports that meet the needs of Senior Management to include the reporting of appointments, calls made and business leads
  • Responsible for implementing sales and rate strategy for portfolio of resorts
  • Implementing packages, promotions and specials by communicating effectively to all Rep Companies and Key Account Managers
  • Be the primary Contact for all Rep Companies and Key Account Managers
  • Co-ordinate and check STO contracts which have been summited before forwarding to Reservations and Travel Reservation department
  • Attending Networking Sessions and Tourism Indabas
  • Work with Yield department to implement rates and rates strategies
  • Keep abreast of the market and competitors
Benefits

3 months probation to permanent apply Benefits are Provident Fund (Old Mutual ) Medical Aid optional (Momentum) Uniform Male (R1000. 00) Female R12000. 00 only upon successful completion of probation period.

Skills/Requirements:
Independent and self-reliant Target driven Excellent communication skills Strategic thinker Proven experience in analysis and problem solving is required Self-study and independent work ethics is required

Qualifications

  • Must have previous Hospitality/Travel experience and must have minimum 2 years' experience within Reservations Department and/or Revenue Management experience Management/Supervisor experience is a requirement Knowledge of GDS is a requirement Must have exposure to rate strategy Knowledge of Opera Property Management is advantageous Recommended, 3-year Hospitality Diploma Strong experience or adaptable training in the use of automated systems Customer focus and team work


· Salary: R15 000 - R20 000 dep on exp.
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 21 Sep 2017
· Employer type: Hotel

Hotel Key Accounts Manager
Description:
Employer Description

Property Management Company

Job Description

To market, sell and develop properties. Strengthen existing business and organise networking functions and submission of weekly and monthly reports and KPI.

  • Market and sell The Group's KZN Portfolio
  • Selling room nights and packages in line with monthly targets
  • Actively develop new business through cold calling and face to face meetings in line with weekly calling targets
    • PCO's, Corporates, Wedding Coordinators, Associations, Travel Agents and Tour Operators
  • Strengthen and expand current business with existing customer base
  • Develop and execute a sales and marketing plan to grow business - quarterly and annual
  • Negotiate contracts for groups and corporate bookings
  • Negotiate Corporate long term rates and contracts
  • Develop relationships with local tourism agencies and other venues to partner with
  • Planning stand together with marketing at Tourism Events (e. g. WTM and Indaba and other)
  • Arrange FAM trips
  • Organize and host networking functions
  • Attend industry meetings - SAACI and ?
Weekly and monthly reports and KPI

Benefits

The following benefits apply upon successful completion of probation period. Medical Aid - optional- Momemtum - 50% staff contribution and 50% company Provident Fund - Old Mutual (Compulsory) 5% of salary Uniform allowance R1200 (Female) Male (R1000) Quarterly bonuses based on performance.

Skills/Requirements:
Accountability Organisational Skills Figure orientated Attention to detail Decision making and problem solving Must be well spoken and presented as this candidate will communicate to individuals on all levels Accurate reporting

Qualifications

  • 5 years experience as a Key Account Manager or Sales Executive Experience in Hospitality Industry advantageous Good Administration Skills Ability to work Independently


· Salary: + - R15 000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 21 Sep 2017
· Employer type: Hotel

Catering Manager
Description:
Corporate Catering Company

Job Description

  • Ensuring the smooth running of the food and beverage department
  • Controlling Food and Beverage cost percentages
  • Ensuring staff are trained to perform their duties as stated in their Job descriptions in both front and back of house areas
  • Ensuring up-keep of Pilot system
  • Ensuring staff are adhering to Health and Safety procedures
  • Implementing of various Health and Safety controls and procedures
  • Implementation of all company policies and procedures
  • Ensuring compliance within the business on all levels
  • Ensuring Guest satisfaction
Benefits

Pension & Medical Aid contribution.

Skills/Requirements:
Problem Solving Skills Own transport essential Basic understanding of HR Principles

Qualifications

  • Matric Food & Beverage Management or similar 5 Years' Experience in Food and Beverage Knowledge of Food Hygiene and various Food Preparations Methods


· Salary: R8 000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 20 Sep 2017
· Employer type: Catering Company

Pride 'n Purpose Manager
Description:
5* Lodge in the Sabi Sands area

Job Description

To effectively lead activities of Pride ‘n Purpose and create a portfolio of community-based projects that will bring social and economic benefit to communities in the Sabi Sand region in Mpumulanga Province.

To effectively lead administration and financial records of Pride ‘n Purpose working hand in hand with Pride ‘n Purpose Project Manager.

Here's an idea of what you will be doing:

  • Supervising all current projects as set out by the Pride ‘n Purpose Manager
  • Networking to build contacts and to keep the ones we already have
  • Keeping all records of meetings and communications on file
  • All paperwork is signed by relevant people and filed in files in office
  • Contracts, meeting minutes and discussions are recorded and filed
  • Any issues, needs and problems to be immediately communicated with the General Managers
  • Must keep excellent records of all expenses incurred as per the Pride ‘n Purpose financial record template
  • Must provide excellent communication to General Managers and Pride ‘n Purpose Project Manager regarding work done
  • Carrying out various all administrative tasks such as guest emails, donor relations, supplier relations.
  • Must provide a monthly written report including a summary of work done, and financial records including expenses incurred and income received
  • Ensuring accurate communicate with the Lodges re bookings and posting charges on Protel
  • Reconciliation of accounts with the Financial Controller on a monthly basis
  • Monthly newsletters to be drawn up for the guests of what's been happening in Pride ‘n Purpose the previous month
  • Updating Pride ‘n Purpose Facebook page daily if need be
  • Writing monthly blogs.
  • Visiting guests at the Lodge and Hosting in the evenings 2 to 3 times in a two week period
Benefits

50% Company Contribution on Medical Aid 50% Company Contribution on Pension Fund Live-in basic furnished accommodation provided (possible sharing) Computer, internet and Office use Company Cell phone Pride ‘n Purpose vehicle for work purposes Leave cycle to be discussed /May be required to work weekends and public holidays Due to the nature of the business you may be required to work over time

Skills/Requirements:
  • Tertiary education in administration, computer literacy and financial reporting
  • Proven track record in budget management and transparent financial management
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Ability to work in demanding environment
  • Community-centred approach to development
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Events management for community functions
Qualifications

  • Matric. Formal qualifications will be an advantage. Previous experience in a similar role.


· Salary: R15 000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 20 Sep 2017
· Employer type: Hotel

Fine Dining Sous Chef
Description:
5* Lodge in the Western Cape.

Job Description

You will be working directly under the Executive Chef and with another Sous Chef. The two Sous Chefs will be in charge of the Kitchen when the Executive Chef is on leave. The Kitchen Team consists of 12 Chefs, plus 4 Scullery Assistants and one General Worker. The candidate will be responsible for assisting the Executive Chef in all the following areas:

  • Seasonal menus.
  • All costing, month end stock takes, financials and ordering of stock.
  • Management of the different Kitchen outlets at the Lodge.
  • Extra Ordinary Dining options in and around the Lodge.
  • Working closely with the Food and Beverage Team to ensure clear open communication between the departments.
  • Training and facilitating growth of each individual in the Kitchen.
  • Daily and monthly team meetings as well as quarterly one on one meetings with all staff.
  • Rostering, timekeeping and Internal Relations of all staff in the Kitchen.
  • Involvement in Marketing and showcasing the food on offer at the Lodge for site inspections and media visits.
  • Special menus for special occasions such as Valentine's Day, Christmas Day etc.
Benefits

On site self catering accommodation based on a bachelor flat layout, free of charge. Uniform 50% Discovery Medical Aid 7. 5% Liberty Life Provident Fund Uniform Laundry twice a week Meals whilst on duty Wi-fi Candidates will be expected to work a 24 day on and 8 day off work cycle.

Skills/Requirements:
Candidates must have at least 10 years' experience in a Kitchen and must have been in a senior position for at least 5 years. 5 Star fine dining experience is essential

Qualifications

  • Tertiary Qualification


· Salary: R17 500 and R19 000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 29 Aug 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

National Procurement Officer
Description:
Employer Description

A Property Management Company

Job Description

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


Skills/Requirements:
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

Qualifications

Matric, National Diploma in Procurement/related Degree will be an added advantage

· Salary: R14 000 - R16 000
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 23 Aug 2017
· Employer type: Hotel

Lodge Couple – Ranger & Housekeeper Or Ranger & Duty Manager
Description:
A Private Game Lodge in Limpopo

Job Description

DUTY MANAGER NEEDED - SALARY: negotiable

Description

  • Will report to the General managers
  • Check in and Check outs
  • Assist in the day to day management of the Lodge Operations to include front office, Housekeeping, F&B Service Levels, Administration, etc.
  • It will include supervising the set up of, and service at, all meals and beverage servings.
  • Supervising service from the Bar and Kitchen, all activities connected to hosting and overseeing all public areas are presentable.
  • Familiar with all operational aspects of Front Office, including Reservations Bilingual with good communication skills
  • Stock issuing control across all departments of the lodge
  • Guest orientation and hosting
  • Overseeing Housekeeping
  • Daily/Monthly Reports and Stock take controls
GUIDE:

The guide needs a minimum of level one and any sort of trails is preferable. Salary Negotiable.

HOUSEKEEPER SUPERVISOR:

The housekeeper supervisor must have lodge experience

Benefits

21 days on 7 days off Meals, accommodation and uniform laundry 15 days annual leave

Skills/Requirements:

Must be computer literate on MS Office suite - a minimum of 2 yrs previous working experience in the capacity of Duty Manager/Lodge Anchor in a 4/5* game lodge is essential.

  • Polite, friendly person that can think on their feet
  • Good All rounder required.
  • Strong F&B and Hosting skills.
  • Good Communication and Interpersonal Skills.
  • Pro-Active and Professional and well Presented
  • Strong management skills. Ability to deal with guests

Qualifications

  • Must have grade 12


· Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 23 Aug 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

Debtors Controller
Description:
A Labour Broking Company

Job Description

Main purpose of the job

Reporting to the Financial Manager, the incumbent will be responsible to provide a friendly, professional service to all customers and clients.

Duties and responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

  • Monitor and control outstanding debtors
  • Debt collecting on a daily basis
  • Raising of invoices on Pastel Evolution using relevant back-up
  • Debtors reconciliation on a monthly basis
  • Matching / allocating deposits/payments to correct invoices using remittances daily
  • Managing of debtors age analysis weekly
  • Telephonic follow ups
  • Liaise with operations
  • Issuing of credit notes
  • VAT reconciliations
  • Company insurances


Skills/Requirements:
Attention to detail. Accountability. Accuracy. Friendly & Professional

Qualifications

  • Matric At least 4 - 5 years' experience within same position Pastel Evolution experience


· Salary: R16 000 and R18 000 basic
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 03 Aug 2017
· Employer type: Outsourced

Hotel Procurement Manager
Description:
A Large Hotel in Rosebank.

Job Description

Administration

Assists with the development and maintenance of a detailed Department Operations Manual that reflects policies and procedures, work processes and standards of performance within the Division. Ensures annual review to accurately reflect any changes. Assists with the preparation of the annual Finance Business Plan ensuring Divisional Objectives fully address business objectives of the hotel and needs of employees. Assists with the preparation and regular update of the Materials Departmental Budget, in close cooperation with the Financial Controller ensuring targets are met and costs are effectively controlled.

Financial

Ensure that hotel expenses are minimized through the use of effective purchasing and by obtaining the most competitive prices for goods and services. Keep inventories as low as possible to properly supply the operation's needs and maximize inventory turnover and space utilization. Ensure that inventory items are stored properly and issued in FIFO rotation to minimize wastage and spoilage. Be aware of all cost in the Materials Department and to recommend measures of control. Enforce all operating and control procedures to ensure that movement of goods into and within the hotel is properly accounted for. Enforce internal control Policy and Procedure throughout the department, regarding purchasing, receiving, inventory control, issuing and emergency issuing. Exercise efficient Payroll Management/ Resource allocation through the establishment of a flexible workforce throughout the Division. This will be based on the principles of a flexible employee base (Full Time and Part Time employees), multi-skilling and multi-tasking.

Operational

Manage all aspects of purchasing, receiving, storage and inventory control. Responsible for the issuing and distribution of inventory items within the hotel, and for the accurate and timely allocation of costs to the user department. Conduct regular market surveys, obtaining competitive quotations and aggressively negotiating in order to reap the maximum price benefits of purchasing power. Keep inventories as low as possible to properly supply the operation's needs and maximize inventory turnover and space utilization. Advise the General Manager and Financial Controller of the cost and implications of each department's consumption of inventory and non-inventory items. Contribute to all forecasting and business planned activities by providing historical information and cost projections Advise departments directly of any excessive purchases or consumption of inventory and to recommend practices to reduce such cost, including alternative sources for products Obtain and coordinates all product and purchase specifications from the various heads of department by means of a purchase request (PR) and maintain files of these purchase requests together with purchase orders (PO).

Skills/Requirements:
Produces Quality Work The ability to produce high quality work in a consistent and reliable manner, in support of Hyatt's standards and processes Achieves Results The ability to identify priorities, solve problems, produce desired results and be accountable for commitments Promotes Teamwork and Collaboration The ability to build relationships within and across functions, balance individual and team goals, respect others and value different perspectives. Communicates Effectively The ability to listen actively and identify appropriate messages and delivery methods to effectively influence others. Shows Initiative and Resourcefulness The ability to initiate action, make decisions, adapt, drive change, use resources efficiently and solve problems quickly, creatively and practically Focuses on Customers The ability to identify needs, shape actions and add value to relationships based on a central focus of customer satisfaction

Qualifications

  • Matric Formal Hospitality Qualifications


· Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
· Location: South Africa
· Date Posted: 03 Aug 2017
· Employer type: Hotel

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