Duty Manager - Langebaan (previous Experience Required)

Nestled near the lagoon in Langebaan, this Hotel with it's unique energy and amazing views is looking for a passionate Duty Manager to support an established team. Let us know if you have what it takes. 
• High school graduate with hospitality experience / hospitality qualification. • Computer literate (Windows Office – Excel, Word and Outlook) • General knowledge of HR and the labour law.
Work experience: • Previous experience covering all aspects of the hotel - front office, maintenance, F&B, Housekeeping and Kitchen • Familiar with all duties and procedures in Front Office / Reservations Department • MS Office (Word, Excel and Email) is essential • Opera experience is essential
• Must have a SA ID • Must have a valid driver’s licence and own transport • Reliable, responsible and dependable to fulfil obligations • Attention to detail • Willingness to lead, take charge and offer direction • Ability to multitask • Show initiative by taking control of task • Excellent communication skills • Friendly and service orientated
Tasks (include but not limited to):
• Ensure smooth operation of the reception, kitchen, maintenance, F&B and housekeeping areas • Ensure guests are greeted, checked in and allocated apartments / rooms promptly and courteously • To ensure reservations are taken correctly and courteously • Ensure credit control procedures are strictly adhered to • To ensure guest accounts is kept up to date • Ensure effective and speedy check out facilities • Ensure collection and delivery of luggage to apartments / rooms are done efficiently • To ensure that the reception area is correctly managed • Ensure that the switchboard is efficiently and effectively managed • Must be willing to work hospitality shifts (weekends and public holidays), hospitality hours and overtime when requested • Carrying out any other duties as may be reasonably required by management • Ensure that guest house rooms / apartments are serviced and maintained to the standards • Make sure all front of house areas is clean and tidy at all times • Ensure the back of house is clean and free of clutter • Ensure the smooth operation of Housekeeping daily • Daily spot checks of apartments and rooms to ensure standards • Checking of all monthly stock takes for amenities, chemicals and linen for Housekeeping • Reporting and follow up of all maintenance issues pending or outstanding
• Assisting with the overseeing of the maintenance department in the absence of the Facilities Manager. • Be familiar with the Health & Safety measure of the property • To ensure regular on-the-job training is training place in your departments • Ensure dress code of staff is up to standard • Holding regular performance appraisals with senior staff, identifying areas for development and training needs • Be readily available to deal with problems and complaints • To circulate regularly throughout Front of House areas. Maintaining high profile with guests and staff • Ensure accurate and timeous submission of all reports and administrative work • Prepare and submit annual budgetary information and updates as required by Financial Manager • To ensure effective liaison between Reservations & Front Office and other departments (e.g. Housekeeping) • Act as a Duty Manager when required • To attend all management meetings as required
To apply for the position, please forward a motivational letter, an updated CV with a picture of yourself to consultant2@careercustodians.com
**Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 14 days – please consider your application unsuccessful** To browse all our vacancies, please log on to our website – www.careercustodians.com


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