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Guesthouse Manager / Hostess

Minimum Qualification: At least a high school diploma or G.E.D. and/or an undergraduate degree in hotel management, hospitality or business will be required.
Level of Experience: Minimum 5 years’ guest house management experience with contactable references

Minimum Requirements:
Ability to run a guest house on a daily operational basis- front office Management, housekeeping and seeing to maintenance matters.
Possession of reliable vehicle and valid driver’s licence.
Ability to work on MS Excel, MS Word and Outlook.
Fully bilingual.
Matured and seasoned single individual with sober habits

Competency Requirements:
Must possess professional, confident and tolerant personality to deal with guests from diverse backgrounds.
Excellent communication skills to converse with guests
Delegation and management skills
Be flexible to work long and irregular hours which includes weekends and public holidays.
Strong service orientation and an eye for detail
Must be able to plan and host events / parties
Must feel comfortable to plan menus and assist with meal preparation where necessary
Must have knowledge of the Robertson wine valley and bigger Cape Town environs.

Principal accountability and key performance areas:
Supervise support staff, such as cooks and housekeepers, and direct their daily duties.
Responsible for purchasing and keeping track of inventory.
Responsible for overall general cleanliness and maintenance of Guest House.
Additional professional duties include maintaining records of incoming and outgoing guests, and attending to guests' personal requests.
Responsible for managing booking inquiries and seeing to reservations
Able to work long hours when required and seeing to guests and ensuring that everything around the guest house runs efficiently.
Responsible to report to the company’s management team on a regular basis and any ad hoc duties as and when required.

Submit your application to recruitment@grahambeckenterprises.co.za Please note that after submitting an application, if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act and in line with Graham Beck Enterprises’ Employment Equity Policy.

 

Horticulturist

Minimum Qualification: Horticulture diploma or degree required
Level of Experience: 5 years on Wine Estate with gardens and managing a team

Position Summary:
Manage daily upkeep, planning, planting, maintenance of all gardens and sport fields.
Coordinate the administration of gardens and landscapes, including liaison with suppliers, and contractors.
Participate in the management of the landscape maintenance budget,
Labour allocation and scheduling.
Ensuring new and existing gardens and landscapes are efficiently managed and maintained.
Leading and managing the Garden team to: Performing general landscape and garden maintenance, Constructing garden landscapes, raised beds, and other landscape elements.
Maintain irrigation systems.
Ensuring health and safety regulations are adhere to.
Ensure vehicles and equipment are maintained and in working condition

Skills and Personal Attributes:
Excellent interaction skills and proactive attitude towards staff, guests and suppliers
Self starter
Highly flexible and proactive
Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritise
Strong attention to detail
To be able to cope well under pressure
Team player – very approachable and open to suggestions and feedback
Able to facilitate communication
Flexible on work hours – shift work required
Good sense of urgency and at problem solving
Computer literacy essential
Drivers license essential
Knowledge of nursery and cultivation of plants will be an advantage

Submit your application to recruitment@grahambeckenterprises.co.za
Please note that after submitting an application, if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act and in line with Graham Beck Enterprises’ Employment Equity Policy.

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