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A 5* villa based 3 hours from Cape Town in the Overberg region on a Marine Reserve. We are also in the process of opening a 5* boutique hotel within the next year so there will be space for growth. This Villa forms part of a Group of Hotels/Lodges/Villas.
We are looking for an assistant management couple for an exclusive 5* villa based 3 hours from Cape Town in the Overberg region on a reserve. We are also in the process of opening a 5* boutique hotel within the next year so there will be space for growth.
Him: The gentleman will need some form of guiding experience, a minimum requirement would be a FGASA level 1. Once employed he will need to study a FGASA level 1 marine course which the company will assist with. He will also need to help with maintenance around the lodge.
Her: The lady should have food & beverage experience as she will be in the kitchen for 2 weeks of her 6 week cycle. During this time she will be the only chef so she will need experience in all fields of the kitchen. For the rest of her cycle she will be hosting guests and doing admin. Experience in Panstrat will be an advantage however the company will assist with this training.
Him: Some maintenance knowledge, Some Marine (Beach) Guiding Knowledge an advantage. Her: Work well under pressure and time related decision making. The ideal candidate must be strong in all fields in the kitchen, hot, cold and pastry as you will be responsible for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Stocktaking - All fields. Computer literate.
Accommodation (Regret No Accommodation for Children/Pets), Meals On Duty.
· Reference: LS-73592-2101 · Salary: R14 000 - R18 000 As a Couple Negotiable · Country: South Africa · Province: Western Cape · Date Posted: 21 Jun 2016 · Employer type: Hotel
Seeking an Assistant Manager / Assistant Management Couple with formal hospitality qualifications and at least 3 years formal experience within a 4/5 Star Hotel. Must be well educated, well presented individuals and must be willing to work in a remote environment in Mozambique. Must have experience in staff management.
Assisting the management couple with the day to day mangement of the lodge, and overall mangement of the lodge in the absence of the mangement couple:
Food and Beverage
Reception and Reservations
General Assistance in the daily running of the lodge
Skills / Requirements:
Must have formal hospitality qualifications and at least 3 years experience within a 4/5 Star Hotel.
Computer Literate: must be proficient on formal hotel systems (For example Easy Pos, Protel, Micros, Opera etc)
We are looking for an assistant management couple for an exclusive 5* villa based within the De Hoop Nature Reserve. We are also in the process of opening a 5* boutique hotel within the next year so there will be space for growth.
The gentleman will need some form of guiding experience, a minimum requirement would be a FGASA level 1. Once employed he will need to study an FGASA level 1 marine course which the company will assist with. He will also need to help with maintenance around the lodge.
The lady should have food & beverage experience as she will be in the kitchen for 2 weeks of her 6 week cycle. During this time she will be the only chef so she will need experience in all fields of the kitchen. For the rest of her cycle she will be hosting guests and doing admin. Experience in Panstrat will be an advantage however the company will assist with this training.
FGASA level 1
Some maintenance knowledge
Formal cooking degree/diploma preferable
Work well under pressure and time related decision making
The ideal candidate must be strong in all fields in the kitchen, hot, cold and pastry as you will be responsible for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Stocktaking - All fields
Both must have at least 2 years' experience in the industry, be able to manage staff, have great guest relations/hosting skills and be willing to work as a team.
When applying for this position please send a copy of both your CV's with contactable references and a recent picture of yourselves. .
· Reference: LS-73574-1312 · Salary: R14 000 - R18 000 (Live in combined with benefits) · Country: South Africa · Province: Western Cape · Date Posted: 13 Jun 2016 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Limpopo - Luxury 5* lodge situated within Big 5 Reserve seeks an Assistant Management Couple (Field Guide & Assistant Lodge Manager) to join this prestigious team. Combined, their duties relating to each positoin held, include (but are not limited to) for HIM: Guided game drives and guided walking trails, hosting of guests, assisting with routine and preventative maintenance in and around the lodge and for HER: Welcoming guests upon arrival, Supervision of all FOH and Front Office procedures, supervision of Housekeeping, F&B and ensure seamless levels of service in kitchen through to F&B department. She will be involved in related lodge administration and will also be involved in the hosting of guests during mealtimes.
What you need to apply for this position: HE must have a minimum of FGASA 1 and will need to have a FULL TRAILS GUIDE qualification with at least 3 years previous guiding experience within Big 5 Reserves. SHE must have at least 3 years previous working experience within the luxury 5* lodge sector with excellent administrative skills and previous exposure to FO, Housekeeping, F&B and Admin management within a similar environment. Formally qualified candidates with Hotel or Tourism Management preferred for HER role please. Must be computer literate on MS Office suite and a reputable Property Management system.
· Reference: LS-73517-0911 · Salary: R18 000 Live in (Combined) · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 09 Jun 2016 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
This Island is one of this well established Holding Companies flagship properties in East Africa. Situated off the coast of Zanzibar. The Island is the ultimate barefoot luxury lodge experience. The ideal individual or couple for the position, will be detail orientated, passionate about guest delight and enjoy guest interaction. Furthermore they would be strong in working in a multi-cultural environment, and enjoy staff motivation and development. As it is an island, a good knowledge of maintenance is important. Conservation and sustainable development are a core element to the Island and the ethos of the business. The ideal candidate/s would have a passion and interest in this area of work. The ideal candidate(s) must also be a very strong verbal and written communicator. As this is a flagship property, maintaining and building relationships with repeat guests, tour operators and a variety of internal and external stakeholders is vital. A worldly individual/couple with experience from other island/coastal destinations would be ideal.
KEY OUTPUTS: Island Management - Overall management for the island, including operations, conservation, R&M, kitchen, financial. Direct line management responsibility for the senior management team and indirectly for a team of 60 staff located on the island (and possibly Stone Town). Budget and forecast creation, management and control in conjunction with the Lodge Administrator and the Regional Finance Manager. Management of the lodge CAPEX programs. Human resource management and staff development. Infrastructure - development and maintenance of all infrastructure (bandas, water, electricity desalination plant, boats, etc. ). IT - maintenance IT on the island. Security - island security, emergency response and fire control. Healthcare - reviewing healthcare facilities and evacuation arrangements. Environmental health - waste, sanitation, mosquito and pest control. Logistics and procurement - mainland and island based activities. Third party contractors - control of building contractors and professional advisers. Government - liaison with local, regional and national Government and relevant stakeholders in conjunction with the Government Relations Manager. Compliance with local licensing, permits etc. Conservation - management of the Community and Conservation Officer in conservation and community projects and partnerships arrangements, including iconic projects such as the green turtle conservation and Ader's duiker population. Water sports - direct line management and support for diving and water sports team to ensure that the guest activity experience is maintained and improved upon. Sustainability - responsible for ensuring sustainability targets are met and improved upon year on year. Risk Assessment - ensure lodge is risk assessment compliant. Safari shop - manage the safari shop manager in conjunction with the regional trainer and group safari shop management team. Lodge Marketing - management of the lodge social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, etc. Ensure regular stories to the Group team are distributed and that the island maintains a strong presence in internal comms (Group Mag, etc. ). Hospitality - Build upon the existing guest experience to create new ideas and to ensure the product remains fresh and modern, whilst staying true to the history of the island - this includes guest delights, accommodation, food, staff, activities. Building relationships with new and repeat guests. Maintaining and reinforcing an environment where the Golden Thread and Brand Standards are continuously met and visible throughout the daily functioning of the property. Ensure lodge to do lists are actioned and completed (within budget). Stone Town Office - Direct line management for Zanzibar Office Manager. Oversight of ground handling operations. Ensure Zanzibar ground handling guest experience is in line with brand standards. Maximise efficiencies in procurement. KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: At least 3 years Management Experience in a 5-star boutique operation. Hospitality and Service Training Experience. Prior water sports and diving experience a plus.
Relevant Hospitality/Conservation/Tourism Qualifications are a strong advantage.
Energetic, proactive person with well-developed concept of the importance of providing a world-class guest experience, and the ability to provide that experience. Passionate about sustainable tourism and conservation. Driven, energetic, compassionate and ambitious, with strong leadership and mentoring skills. Unrelenting attention to detail and high standards. Structured manager with experience of leading diverse teams. Practical with some experience of island and boat maintenance. Open minded and able to think outside of the box. The ability to motivate and inspire yourself and others. Excellent interpersonal skills and communication. Competent financial and IT skills. Fluent in English essential. Other European languages and Kiswahili are beneficial.
Accommodation. (Regret No Children or Pets can be accommodated). Accommodation suitable for a couple or single candidate only. USD1, 000 for travel and the same for medical. We also contribute 10% of gross towards Zanzibar Social Security Fund, the staff member contributes 5% of their salaries. When expats leave they can withdraw that amount, however it is transferred into TSHS.
· Reference: LS-73323-0302 · Salary: US $ 3 500 - US $ 5 000 · Country: Tanzania · Province: · Date Posted: 03 May 2016 · Employer type: Beach/Island Resort
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