South Africa

Food & Beverage Manager / Assistant Resort Manager

Company Beekman Group
Reference # 22/11
Published 19/11/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Location Nelspruit / Mbombela, Mpumalanga, South Africa
South Africa’s leading corporate player in the development and management of property and the leisure sector, currently has the following opportunity in Mpumalanga. In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the Group, preference shall be given, but not limited to, candidates from the designated groups.
Job Functions Health & Safety,Hospitality
Industries Events Management,Food & Beverages,Hospitality,Hotel / Catering / Hospitality / Leisure
•Management and Growth of Revenues to exceed budgets, Maximizing of Operational Efficiencies and Strategic objectives- culminating in periodic financial Trading Summaries- all revenue centers;
•Human Resource Management;
•Specific HoD Management- Monitoring and control of all Food and Beverage and Convenience Outlets;
•Maintaining Service Standards in all service and associated property departments;
•Efficient, effective communication between all stake holders, departments, external property influencers ito governing bodies, outsourced functions and local industry role players/bodies;
•Manage workplace relations through adherence to the relevant legislation/local bylaws and internal Policies and Procedures;
•Stay informed about (and implement where possible) -Local, National and International best practices/trends in Hospitality Service departments-Hotels/Resorts/Properties, Interior Design, Technology, Systems and Entertainment;
•Procurement, Supplier Relationships and Control of property consumable & non consumable stocks and assets including the conducting of regular stock takes and par stock level management;
•Dealing with guest queries, requests and complaints and management of Guest Relations- thereby driving competition comparable and market related Customer Satisfaction online and manual surveys ratings;
•Supporting the Resort Manager. The role requires that the incumbent oversees the execution of the entire resort operation and ensures the smooth running of the resort when required and in the absence of OR in conjunction with the Resort Manager.

Preference will be given to a candidate who comes from a Resort background that has Operational experience in terms of managing a large Resort.
Position Requirements:
•Proven F&B/Resort Management/Hospitality experience
•5 years’ Experience in a similar Resort role including : Guest & Staff relations and Administration, Management of revenue streams (Inclusive of Timeshare), Budgeting and Operational Financial Management experience
•Excellent understanding of all aspects of Hospitality Operations
•Computer literacy skills including : Microsoft programs, Point of Sale, Property and Revenue Management Systems
•Previous experience dealing with Unions, Labour Relations, Industrial Relations understanding

Person Requirements:
•Desire and ability to work in a fairly remote location
•Ability to work under pressure and without supervision
•Attention to detail
•Proven communication skills
•Ability to work normal hospitality hours including shifts, overtime, working weekends and public holidays
•Own transport and a valid driver’s license essential.
Job Closing Date 19/12/2021
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