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HOTELSTAFF HAS VACANCIES!!

WE ARE LOOKING FOR NEW CONSULTANTS TO JOIN OUR JOHANNESBURG AND KZN OFFICES IN THE NEW YEAR

We are looking for young graduates who have worked in the industry for 5-10 years who may be looking for better hours.
You will earn a small basic but you can then earn commissions on the turnover you generate in the office. You should be a goal driven individual who can work independently and run your desk as a profitable business.

The Johannesburg office is in the Randburg area and The Durban office is in Kingsmead.

Please apply to dbn@hotel-staff.co.za for the KZN opportunity or call 0836292865
And shirleyf@hotel-staff.co.za for the JHB opportunity or call Shirley on 0117823002

 

JUST A SHORT NEWSLETTER FOR THE END OF THE YEAR !
We have listed a few of our current candidates actively seeking new employment, possibly commencing before the new year if a good opportunity arose. Please follow the link to the website for more candidates or exciting new opportunities.

www.hotelstaff.co.za

CANDIDATE NEWSLETTER WITH MANY HIGHLY QUALIFIED, REFERENCE CHECKED, CANDIDATES AVAILABLE IMMEDIATLEY. Contact the relevant office if you are at all interested in a candidate, if the exact person you seek isn’t listed here contact the nearest office and discuss your vacancy... we have many more candidates or we will source the right person. WE HAVE A COUPLE OF NEW CATEGORIES TOO.

PLUM POSITIONS AVAILABLE AT THE BOTTOM.

 Candidates
JUNIOR MANAGERS (more Candidates online)
Duty Manager, R10 000 Live in, Open to area, REF: NN04

This candidate is formally qualified with a BCom Degree in Tourism Management and has gained approximately 2 years experience in the Industry, having worked in Front Office (reception/ Reservations), Restaurant Management and most recently in Housekeeping, within a 5* Intimate Retreat. Her referees have detailed her as hard working, multiskilled, innovative and that she possesses excellent communication skills, well suited to a luxury 5* environment. She is highly computer literate, with knowledge on a host of systems from Semper, Innkeeper, Restauranteur as well as SpaScheduler. She is available within a negotiable notice period and is open to relocation. Contact: melodie@hotel-staff.co.za

SENIOR PROFFESSIONALS (more Candidates online)

Training Manager, R18000, Open to Area, REF 887

AA candidate. She is extremely presentable and well spoken. She is confident and has a friendly personality. She has had extensive experience in the catering industry and in Housekeeping, and has a passion for training staff to ensure the highest possible standards. For the past 12 years she has been training in the Hospitality industry and is respected in her field. Her referees describe her as hard working, with the ability to cope well under pressure. She is willing to Relocate.
If you are interested in this candidate contact Jhb@hotel-staff.co.za or 011 7823002

Hospitality Trainer, R25,000, Gauteng, Ref: SF LP

This candidate has a Bsc in Consumer science , and she has studied many additional courses in tourism , teacher practices etc. She has been a teacher for many years then worked in South Korea for 2 years instructing English . On her return she actively sought a position that would grow her teaching background but also include her hospitality and consumer sciences training .She is a lecturer at one of Gauteng’s finest High Schools that teach Hospitality/ consumer studies . She is a very pro-active teacher who also helps all the children extra career guidance and she works with the industry to provide them with industry visits and career days .She therefore has a very high rate of students taking up a career in our industry. She is now looking for a career move and seeks an opportunity to train within the industry .Although she would like to be based in Gauteng , She is free to travel for the position. She is proficient in writing course material. Is very computer literate . She has one month’s notice to give but would like to start a new career early in 2017.
If you are interested in this candidate contact Jhb@hotel-staff.co.za or 011 7823002

ACCOUNTING (more Candidates online)

F&B/Inventory Controller, R25 000 plus benefits, Jhb - REF 891

Hard worker with an eye for detail and a proven track record in Food and Beverage control. He has over 10 years’ experience in this field with good references. He has a Store Keeping and controls Diploma. He is looking for a position in Johannesburg and is available at 1 months’ notice. He has his own transport.
If you are interested in this candidate contact Jhb@hotel-staff.co.za or 011 7823002

CHEFS (more Candidates online)
ExecutiveChef, R35 500 Gross, Open to area, REF: NN02

A seasoned professional in the industry, this chef has gained over 10 years working experience, in a range of cuisine styles, working in both South Africa, United Arab Emirates and most recently in Neighbouring Africa countries. He is skilled in A la carte and Buffet service and is highly competent in his culinary management of high volume conferences, banquets and events. He has worked extensively in numerous 200+ room hotels and has been commended on his ability to manage the kitchen, operations and related financial budgetary requirements. His current contract working within a high profile Hotel group is nearing its completion and he is ideally seeking an opportunity to return to South Africa. He is available within a month’s notice and is open to relocation. Contact: melodie@hotel-staff.co.za

Head Baker, R10 000, Jhb - REF888

This Candidate is a very experience Artisan Baker with experience at Managing a bakery as well. He is a strong leader who leads by example and is a hardworking man. He is very good with the bakery menus and managing staff and communicates very well with them and is able to train a team. He is passionate about bread and has a wealth of experience in a very large variety of breads. He is looking to join a good company that looks after their staff and where he can grow and learn his craft even more. He is available at 1 months’ notice and is looking for positions in Johannesburg
If you are interested in this candidate contact Jhb@hotel-staff.co.za or 011 7823002

F&B (more Candidates online)

F&B/Inventory Controller, R25 000 plus benefits, Jhb - REF 891

Hard worker with an eye for detail and a proven track record in Food and Beverage control. He has over 10 years’ experience in this field with good references. He has a Store Keeping and controls Diploma. He is looking for a position in Johannesburg and is available at 1 months’ notice. He has his own transport.
If you are interested in this candidate contact Jhb@hotel-staff.co.za or 011 7823002

F&B Duty Manager, R8 500 Live in, Open to Mpu/ Limpopo:NN10

This gregarious young woman has gained over 10 years working experience within the hospitality industry. She has worked her way up the career ladder from Waitress to Receptionist, Reservationist, Front Office Management to her most recent position of F&B manager within a luxury lodge environment. Her referees have commended her on her good work ethic, ability to multi-task and excellent guest relation skills. She is available at short notice and is open to relocation.
Contact: melodie@hotel-staff.co.za

GENERAL MANAGERS (more Candidates online)

Operations Director Facilities Mgt - On Site and Offshore,
$ 8,000 + ex pat benefits ( family package ) , Open to any Area, Ref: SF HGH

This career operator has worked in either remote sights. Military sights or Offshore for most of his career . he currently manages an entire division of a well-known Facilities management Company in one of their Middle East Operations .South African Born and educated he is prepared to relocate ( preferably with his family again ) for any stimulating and challenging opportunity . His strengths lie in being able to manage huge teams of multi national staff . he understands client needs well . He has been involved with many of his clients from initial tender process to successful operation for years. He has strong financial acumen , as well as good common sense which enables him to be a pro active operator . This candidate has to give 60 days notice .He will make himself available for initial interview via Skype but will fly anywhere in the world for a final interview.
If you are interested in this candidate contact Jhb@hotel-staff.co.za or 011 7823002

FRONT OFFICE (more Candidates online)

Receptionist, R7 000, Open to Gauteng/ Tshwane, REF: NN20

This frontline, formally qualified candidate who has gained over 8 years working experience in the industry, predominantly in front office, working in reception and reservations. Her referee has detailed her as a bright, enthusiastic young lady who displays definite management Potential. She is well presented, well spoken and is well suited to a frontline position where she will be interacting with guests. She is available within a month’s notice and is open to relocation within the Gauteng and Tshwane regions. Contact: melodie@hotel-staff.co.za

ROOMS DIVISION / HOUSEKEEPING (more Candidates online)

Housekeeper, R 15000, Jhb REF 898

AA candidate. She is a confident and well-spoken lady who is target and deadline driven. She is the kind of person who will happily take the lead and this makes her a good person to leave in charge on a department or division. She shows a lot of enthusiasm for her work and since graduating in 2007 with a Hospitality Management Diplomas; she has found her niche in Housekeeping and would like to keep pursuing her career in this department. She is available immediately for positions in the Jhb area.
If you are interested in this candidate contact Jhb@hotel-staff.co.za or 011 7823002

GAME LODGES / RANGERS (more Candidates online)

Lodge Anchor, R10 500 Live in, Open to Cape Province, REF: NN18

This formally qualified candidate (BCom Degree in Tourism) has gained experience in Restaurant management, Front office management, Reservations management, Housekeeping management and has been commended on her “Front of House” abilities, with referees detailing her as being a phenomenal host as well. She deputises well for HOD’s, ensuring seamless operations in their absence and can multi-task competently. She is available immediately and is ideally seeking a position within the Cape Province.
Contact: melodie@hotel-staff.co.za

Lodge General Manager, R18 500 Live in , Open to Limpopo, REF: NN22

A vivacious candidate who has gained over 15 years working experience within the hospitality industry, having worked her way through various departments from Front Office/ Front of House to Housekeeping, Marketing/ Sales, F&B management right up to Lodge Manager/ Resident manager within numerous 5* luxury establishments. Her referees have commended her on her staff management skills, her attention to detail in regards to service and her ability accurate administrative processes. She is available within a Calendar month’s notice and is open to relocating within the Mpumalanga and Limpopo regions. Contact: melodie@hotel-staff.co.za

 PLUMB POSITIONS

Front Office Manager - Ref: 1-4-1126

R15 000 - R20 000
Mpumalanga - Upmarket boutique hotel situated on popular tourist route seeks suitably qualified and experienced Front office Manager to lead the team. Duties include:- Welcoming guests upon arrival; management of all Front office procedures. The successful incumbent will be required to Maintain the service standards and procedures for the Front Office department and they will be involved in the leading, training and motivating of all Front Office Staff as well as manage all related administration. He/ She will manage all Guest comment/ feedback. Daily duties include operating the hotel Property Management System. He/ She will be required to take live booking enquiries and also follow through with the hotels reservation procedure. He/ She will Maintain the reception desk by ensuring the Front Office standards and procedures are implemented within the department; Complete various aspects of the Front Office Administration including the management of Debtors,as directed and be involved in the Preparation and maintaining of the Front Office departments weekly rosters. Additional Duty management shifts apply.
What you need to apply for this position:
Grade 12; Formal qualification in Tourism/ Hospitality Management within a minimum of 3-5 years previous working experience in a management capacity within Front Office. Must be computer literate on MS Office suite and Innkeeper PMS. Excellent administrations skills required (written and verbal in English).
Contact Melodie@hotel-staff.co.za or 084 6023602

Food & Beverage Manager - Ref: 2-3-1144

R16 000 - R20 000 | Live in
Mpumalanga - Upmarket resort with busy F&B department, banqueting, conference and events venues seeks a formally qualified and suitably experienced F&B Manager to join their management team. Duties include:- Staff management, development and training of all kitchen and restaurant staff. Ensure optimal levels of Health & Safety for the department. The successful incumbent will be responsible for Department assets & stocks to ensure compliance with organisational policy & procedures. He/ She will be involved in, and responsible for the planning of Food and beverage department needs & related stock levels. He/ She will Purchase capital equipment, manage the financial performance of the department and related administration accordingly (month end stock takes, regular stock checks, Health & Safety etc). He/ She will be responsible for the compilation of the departmental report for the GM, and will Prepare, implement and monitor department’s accounts and budget, including the Management and administration of GP’s & sales mix, Income & expenses according to department budget. Additional duties include Menu compilation, food costings ongoing liaison with the Resort Executive Chef. Ongoing supervision of service to ensure seamless operations applies.

What you need to apply for this position: Grade 12 (Matric) Formal qualification in Hotel/ Hospitality Management. Minimum of 5 yrs previous working experience in the capacity of F&B/ Assistant F&B manager in a busy hotel/ resort offering A la Carte/ Buffet Dining. Previous exposure to banqueting/ Conference management HIGHLY BENEFICIAL. Must be computer literate on MS Office suite and a reputable Point of Sale System. Must have an unendorsed drivers licence and own transport. Excellent administrative abilities required. Sound financial acumen in management of department budgets ESSENTIAL
If you are interested in this position contact Jhb@hotel-staff.co.za or 011 782 3002

Head Chef - Ref: 3-4-1107

R11 500 - R13 000 | Live in
Mpumalanga - Upmarket game lodge situated in renowned reserve seeks a suitably qualified and experienced Head Chef to manage the culinary requirements for this intimate property. Duties include Full management of kitchen and all related culinary requirement; Menu compilation, food costing, cost of sales analyses; Meal preparation, plating and presentation (Buffet and plated); Responsible for all purchasing, receiving, issuing, rotation and storage of stock as well as related administration; Staff management, discipline and training of staff ; Kitchen hygiene and cleanliness ; Guest interaction: presentation of menu to guests ; Related departmental administration, involvement with budget compilation

What you need to apply for this position: Grade 12 (matric); Reputable culinary qualification; Minimum of 4-5 years working experience in the capacity of Head Chef / Executive Chef within a 4-5* lodge environment; Computer literate on MS Office suite; First Aid Certificate, Fire Fighting Skills, Unendorsed Drivers licence; Sound financial acumen with previous experience to Kitchen department budgeting; Food portfolio indicating your ability with plated fine dining meals; Computer literate on MS Office suite & Pastel; Please send through copies of your qualifications with letters of reference. Our client requires head and shoulders photograph of you with your application
Contact Melodie@hotel-staff.co.za or 084 6023602

Executive Chef - Ref: 3-5-1116

R18 000 -R20 000 | Live in
Limpopo - Luxury lodge situated within Big 5 reserve with predominantly international guests seeks a suitably qualified and experienced Executive Chef to co-ordinate and manage all culinary requirements for this property. Duties include: Full management of kitchen and all related culinary requirements; Menu compilation, Stock management, food costing, Kitchen management, meal preparation, plating and presentation (Buffet and plated); Responsible for all purchasing for the department & related administration; Staff management, discipline and training of staff ; Kitchen hygiene and cleanliness.

What you need to apply for this position: Grade 12 (matric); Reputable culinary qualification; Minimum of 5 years working experience in the capacity of Executive Chef within a 4-5* lodge environment; Computer literate on MS Office suite; Unendorsed Drivers licence; Sound financial acumen with previous experience in Kitchen department budgeting. All applicants must be Computer literate on MS Office suite. Please send through copies of your qualifications with letters of reference. Our client requires head and shoulders photograph of you with your application
Contact Melodie@hotel-staff.co.za or 084 6023602

Assistant Restaurant Manager


R 10 000 + Medical Aid & Provident Fund
HARRISMITH - Large Franchise Restaurant seeking a qualified and experienced ASSISTANT RESTAURNAT MANAGER
Must have worked in a busy coffee shop environment before for at least 2 Years.
Needs to be customer foucused. Attention to detail. Strong on Leadership.
Must be bilingual.
Must be able to work under huge presssure
Must be between 25 -30 years old
A candidate who hails from the Harrismith region will have an adavantage
CONTACT
durban@hotel-staff.co.za or call 0117823002

Banqueting / Conference Manager

R16 000 + Accommodation & Provedent Fund
ZULULAND - Luxury Lodge is seeking a qualified and experienced Banqueting / Conference Manager
Matric and / or Diploma in Hotel Management as a minimum. Must have at least 3-5 (five) years experience within same position in 4* hotels. Must be well groomed will be required to be a self starter who communicates well and is able to run a tight ship. Must be able to work under pressure and must be able to identify problems, resolve and implement solutions effectively must adhere to Company policies, procedures, rules and regulations at all times
Knowledge of APEX and PROP Management systems will be a big Plus
CONTACT durban@hotel-staff.co.za or call 0117823002

Conference Coordinator

R8-11 000
Hotel in Gauteng is looking for a Conference Coordinator.
Matric / Grade 12. Qualification in hospitality will be beneficial.
A minimum of 3 years' experience in hospitality of which the majority focus was/ is conferencing.
Should have excellent communication skills
Computer literate and familiar with Word, Excel.
Good understanding of the wedding / conference / Leisure Hotel industry in Johannesburg.
Must have a valid driver's licence.
A licant must have a assion for sales and a stron sales back round.
Expand client base with new business.
Managing and controlling bookings, including due dates for confirrnation, deposits, rooming lists and all other admin related to this in liaison with Front Office. Selling and booking conferences to work towards achieving group targets Coordinating conferences, checking up on guests in conferences Dealing with and addressing guests queries and complains.
Relationship building with existing clients and PCO's.
Submit daily and weekly sales reports to the GM.
Maximize use of social media opportunities.
Ensure Rondevue / Room master or any other CRM is used as it should be required to close deals.
Analyse inquiries constantly, and assist with the follow up and closing of deals.
Negotiate between clients and financial; manager regarding possible values adds required to close deals.
Produce and analyse conversion rates of enquiries to Provisionals to confirm with weekly reports on sales vs. targets vs. Provisional's.
Compile promotions and specials to attract new business throughout the year.
Attend trade shows and networking opportunities when needed.
Initiate and attend various networking opportunities on site for clients to experience the venue and new facilities.
CONTACT jhb@hotel-staff.co.za or call 0117823002

Food & Beverage Manager

R30 000
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Effectively manage, control and direct Food & Beverage division.
2. Strategise and implement cost saving initiatives throughout all outlets, ensuring the guest experience is not affected
3. Manage all Food & Beverage outlets & Banqueting.
4. Ensure effective communication to all persons by working closely with Groups & Conventions, National Sales, F & B Control, Kitchen and Finance.
5. Responsible for the financial budgets, including all costs and revenues.
6. Liaise with the Marketing Department on a frequent basis in order to maintain and monitor a marketing and PR plan
7. Recommend staff development and new appointments within the department.
8. Control of all F&B areas in accordance with the policies and procedures of the company.
9. Plan, organise and direct administrative service within all divisions to ensure maximum productivity, co-ordination, communication and work performance.
10. Personally oversee all VIP events.
11. Ensure IR/HR policies and procedures are applied consistently throughout the F&B department.
12. Set Performance Agreements in consultation with Assistant F&B Managers, and conduct Performance Assessments accordingly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
1. Grade 12 qualification (Matric)
2. Formal qualification such as a Hotel School Diploma or University Degree directly related to Food & Beverage is required
3. 3 years Food & Beverage Management experience in a senior position
4. Computer literate in Microsoft Word and Excel is required
5. Knowledge of Micros, Opera Food & Beverage and Opera Sales & Catering knowledge will be an added advantage
6. Excellent communication skills required
7. Excellent Guest Liaison and communication skills required
CONTACT jhb@hotel-staff.co.za or call 0117823002

 Contact any of the offices at:
Johannesburg - Contact Shirley & Silvana, Tel: 011 782 3002 - jhb@hotel-staff.co.za
Durban - Contact Antonette, Tel: 083 629 2865 - dbn@hotel-staff.co.za
Nelspruit - Contact Melody, Tel: 084 602 3602 - nelspruit@hotel-staff.co.za
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