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We are currently recruiting for a General Manager to oversee our operations in our Johannesburg, Kruger National Park and Durban Offices. This position will be focused on People Management, rather than Operations Management. We require an entrepreneurial individual who will run the region as if they are running their own business.
This is a hands on position that will suit someone from the Hospitality or Travel and Tourism Industry.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
To ensure that the Teams in the branches are adhering to the Company Policies and Procedures and Service Level Requirements
Ensure all procedures are followed to set up services to company standard at all times and constant checks are done to ensure this
Ensure good housekeeping and cleanliness practices are followed
Ensure that the branches are supported in their day to day operations
Ensure that all Maintenance and Fleet procedures are followed
Ensure that all Finance procedures are followed with regards to payments and cash handling
Ensure that all HR related matters are thoroughly investigated and acted on
Excellent communication skills, with an ability to ensure and maintain cohesive relationships with guests / clients and suppliers.
A customer-centric approach
Ability to work under pressure and with a strong sense of urgency
Excellent attention to detail
Excellent time-management skills
Excellent people and staff management skills
Pro-active problem solver
Please note that this is NOT a 9-5 position. Due to the entrepreneurial requirements of the position, long and flexible working hours will be required.
Willing to travel
· Reference: LS-76962-1602 · Salary: Dep on exp. · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 16 Aug 2017 · Employer type: Tour Operator
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.
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.
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).
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
Matric Formal Hospitality Qualifications
· Reference: LS-76847-0308 · Salary: Negotiable depending on experience · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 03 Aug 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
A 4* hotel with 50 rooms seeks an experienced hotel GM with the following.
Hospitality management diploma preferred (completed 3 year diploma)
Minimum 3 years' experience in a GM role in a 4* hotel environment
Stable track record and 5* experience essential in senior management role
Applicants must 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 BOUTIQUE hotel experience need apply. Applicants who do not have the essential requirements, will not be contacted, communicated with or replied to!. No skype or telephonic interviews will be given and candidates must be able to attend an interview in person at the hotel. Open to South African citizens only. SALARY NON NEGOTIABLE AS ADVERTISED.
· Reference: LS-76770-2611 · Salary: R40 000 CTC · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 26 Jul 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
A 5* boutique style hotel with 30 rooms seeks an experienced hotel GM or Deputy GM - THIS IS A BBBEE APPOINTMENT ONLY
Hospitality management diploma preferred (completed 3 year diploma) Minimum 3 years' experience either a GM or Deputy GM role in a 5* environment Stable track record and 5* experience essential in senior management role Applicants must 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 hotel experience need apply. Applicants who do not have the essential requirements, will not be contacted, communicated with or replied to!. No skype or telephonic interviews will be given and candidates must be able to attend an interview in person at the hotel. Open to South African citizens only. SALARY NON NEGOTIABLE - THIS IS A BBBEE APPOINTMENT
· Reference: LS-76359-2208 · Salary: R55 000 CTC · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 22 Jun 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
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