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We are looking for a couple to co-manage an 8 bedroomed, upmarket lakeside lodge and yacht charter company on the shores of Lake Malawi. The couple must have the right qualifications and at least 8 years’ experience in their relevant fields. The suitable candidates must take ownership of their positions; this is not a post for juniors to gain experience. Role # 1: Catering / F & B Manager. We are looking for an experienced, qualified Chef, with leadership qualities, to head up the kitchen and bar. The Job description includes to task, plan, supervise and lead the kitchen by example. Hands on food preparation, menu planning, stock ordering and stock control. Maintain the computerized P.O.S system. Must be able to interact with guests. Take on the role of Maitre D. Bar duties. Bar sales and stock control. Role # 2. Handle reception duties, including meet and greet on guests arrival. Manage the online, computerized reservation and accounts system. Co-ordinate airport transfers. Basic accounts and general administrative functions. Quality control of accommodation units. Staff supervision. Both roles take on G M duties as assigned. Live in position. Comfortable, spacious accommodation. En-suite bedroom, TV lounge, kitchen, private garden. Available to start February 2015. 3 months’ probation followed by a 2 year contract. Regrettably children and pets cannot be accommodated.
One of the candidates must be a qualified chef, the other must have a tertiary education. Hotel training an advantage. Must have a passion for hospitality and an eye for detail. Must have excellent communication skills and must speak fluent English. A second European language an advantage. Must have good administrative ability, with experience working on computerized systems. Past experience in the hospitality industry essential. Must be clean living and professional, well groomed, in shape and in good health. Must be willing to relocate to a beautiful but very remote area.
· Reference: LS-63124-0111 · Salary: R25,000.00 p/m NETT. live in · Country: Malawi · Province: · Date Posted: 20 Dec 2014 · Employer type: Beach/Island Resort
Mpumalanga – Luxury lodge situated within Big 5 reserve seeks suitably qualified and experienced management couple to manage and co-ordinate operational requirements and staff for this prestigious property.
Duties include the over all management and co-ordination of a range of departments and their staff. The successful incumbents will be responsible for the financial management and budgetary planning for each department to ensure optimal financial performance. They will be responsible for the staff management, training and development of the entire staff complement and will be tasked with all Human Resources functions involved. Extensive guest liason includes hosting of guests for the duration of their stay, continuously ensuring high standards of service.
Requirements as set out by our client include:-
HE: FGASA qualified guide (FGASA 1) with a minimum of 3 years previous guiding experience within a Big 5 environment
HE: sound 5* lodge management experience including the management of Maintenance and Guiding departments
SHE: Previous management experience in Front Office Operations, F&B Management, Housekeeping and administration
Both to be computer literate on MS Office suite with exposure to a Property Management System such as Opera, Fidelio or similar
Unendorsed drivers licence
Minimum of 3-5 years previous working experience in the capacity of Lodge management couple
· Reference: LS-69633-0901 · Salary: R26 000 Live in · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 09 Dec 2014 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Mpumalanga – Exclusive 5* lodge seeks suitably qualified and experienced lodge management couple to oversee and co-ordinate all lodge operations. Duties include the co-ordination of all departments and related delegation of duties to ensure optimal lodge service at all times. The successful couple will ensure that ongoing communication is achieved between all departments to ensure a seamless daily operation of the lodge.
Requirements as set out by our client include:
Both candidates to have a Matric (Grade 12) qualification with preference being given to candidates who have a tertiary qualification in the industry. HE should be a FGASA 2 guide with previous guiding experience within Big 5 reserves (including relavent guiding qualifications and certifications). SHE should have a Qualification in Hotel Management or similar and have working experience in Front Office, Housekeeping with exposure to supervision in F&B management. Both should have the relevant supervisory experience in management within a 4-5* camp or lodge and should have a sound financial acumen. They will jointly be required to manage each department’s budget, ensure that the related administration is complete and be able to manage the staffing complement, and develop and train the staff to further heights. Sound knowledge of Labour Law essential. Both should be computer literate on MS Office suite and both should have unendorsed drivers licence. Please send through copies of your qualifications with a head and shoulders photograph of yourself with your application.
· Reference: LS-69630-0901 · Salary: R25 000 Live in · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 09 Dec 2014 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Limpopo – Luxury 5* lodge situated within a big reserve seeks a junior couple to join the team:
HE should be a suitably qualified game ranger/ field guide whose duties will include providing guided game drives for guests, hosting of guests during mealtimes and assisting with routine and preventative maintenance in and around the lodge.
SHE should be an outgoing, bubbly individual with front of house experience to take on the role of Front Of House Anchor, performing reception duties (check in and out of guest, processing guest payment, related administration, process reservations, assisting with lodge familiarization, room checks prior to guest arrival, VIP drops and related administration.
Requirements as set out by our client include:
· Minimum of 2 yrs previous guiding experience within Big 5 reserves
· Grade 12 (Matric)
· FGASA 1 with preference being given to FGASA 2
· Trails Guide qualification
· Unendorsed drivers licence and PDP
· Weapons Handling competency
· Police Clearance
· DEAT registered
· Grade 12 (matric)
· Formally qualified in Hospitality Management
· Minimum of 2 yrs previous working experience in Front Office with exposure to working within a Front Of House environment within 5* lodges
· Computer literate on MS Office suite and a reputable Reservations system such as Opera or similar
· Previous exposure to duty management shifts in F&B essential
Please send through photographs of yourselves with your application. Letters of reference required as well as copies of qualification.
· Reference: LS-69628-0901 · Salary: R13 000 Live in (as a couple) · Country: South Africa · Province: Limpopo · Date Posted: 09 Dec 2014 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Reference: KF0210TB Start Date: 1 November 2014 Appointment Type: Permanent Location: Mpumalanga Salary: R18 000 per month live-in with medical and provident Working Hours and Leave: Six weeks on and two weeks off in cycles plus annual leave
Employer Overview: This succesful, luxury lodge hospitality group requires a relief couple to fill in for the management couples at two of its intimate lodges, each with a small staff compliment. The postion is very hands-on.
The ranger will be driving guests the majority of the time and needs FGASA and TRAILS GUIDE qualifications. The manager needs to be an excellent hostess as well as having solid administrative skills. The couple will be responsible for the overall management of the lodges in the absence of the managers, overseeing food and beverage, kitchen, housekeeping, maitenance etc.
Why should you apply for this position? There is room to grow and build a career within this Group. Excellent opportunity to gain five star experience and broaden your skills base.
Please ensure that you provide the following information with your application: - Photograph head & shoulders picture, in low resolution format for our database - Start and end dates for all previous employment - Written references that you have available - Current contact telephone numbers and email addresses for all previous employers, for referencing purposes.
Due to high volumes of CV s received, should you not hear from us within seven working days of sending your application, please consider your application for this particular position as unsuccessful. You are welcome to apply for any other positions that we may advertise in future.
Please note that we are not able to accept applications if a valid work permit is not held.
· Reference: LS-69550-0007 · Salary: R18k per month + live-in with medical and provident · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 04 Dec 2014 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
The lodge consists of three camps. Each camp has six luxury suites, a plunge pool, private viewing deck, dining area and boma. All the camps are private, yet within easy access of one another and are all situated on the banks of the Makhutswi River. The Lodge is situated close to Hoedspruit.
Duties will include: General Management of the Lodge and all that this entails. Previous experience within similar senior positions within upmarket 4/5* Game Lodges essential.
Benefits will include Accommodation.
Qualifications: Relevant Hospitality Management qualifications are a strong advantage.
The candidate must have the following skills: Stable work records. Proven reliable track record required. Hands On. Attention to detail. 5* Service Orientated. Him GM skills and experience and She will be operations overseeing and assisting front office during leave cycles, housekeeping and daily lodge operations.
· Reference: LS-69507-2804 · Salary: R40000 CTC as a couple · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 28 Nov 2014 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
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