Career Opportunities

At Faircity Hotels we strive to offer a sustainable culture of 'fast, efficient, professional and friendly' service in an entrepreneurial working environment. If you believe that you would fit into this culture, a career at Faircity Hotels may be for you.

Below are career opportunities currently available within the group:

Roodevallei:

Assistant F&B Manager

Main Purpose:

Assisting the F&B Manager to manage and control all catering, conferencing and banqueting outlets in the hotel, maximising revenues and profits to agreed budgetary specifications.

Main Job objectives:

  • To ensure the prompt and efficient service of all meals, snacks, functions and beverages to local and international accepted standards.
  • To ensure that profit margins are maintained and agreed costs not exceeded through effective control systems, including issuing against dockets, sales analysis, menu costing stock control and cash checks.
  • Responsible for the daily duty management, control and disciplines of all F&B outlets within the property as directed by duty management shifts.
  • Responsible for management of all staff activities, implementing & monitoring standards, driving professionalism, providing feedback to General Manager, managing performance, engendering support and building loyalty.
  • Responsible for directing work, addressing complaints & resolving problems.
  • Responsible for disciplines in all outlets, readiness of all outlets, cleanliness, mise en place, staff levels, uniforms, food presentation, buffet displays, food and drink service sequence as well as the overall standards of service.
  • Responsible for daily control of all operating equipment, beverage stocks, linen and consumables – counting, issuing, storage area cleanliness etc.
  • Responsible for daily cash-ups and POS charges.
  • Responsible for staff training to ensure compliance and competency, monitoring staff productivity and CAR to General Manager for any shortcomings.
  • Actively work with and engage the team, contribute towards positively changing staff behaviour, delivery of service standards, ensuring guest satisfaction. Apply a "Think on your feet" approach – passionate, embracing, proactive, and committed.
  • Constantly work the floor during service times to test guest feedback, coach staff and remedy issues.
  • Ensure that all aspects of safety and hygiene are stringently enforced as directed by the relevant legislation and standard operation procedures of the Company.

Job Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Sound knowledge of food and beverage standards (Essential)
  • Sound understanding of all aspects pertaining to safety and hygiene (Essential)
  • Understanding of best human resources practices (Essential)

Critical Skills:

  • Reading, writing
  • Comprehension of policies & Procedures
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate in English
  • Exceptional command of the English language
  • People focused
  • Computer literacy – Word, Excel, email

Leadership skills:

  • Creative flair
  • Open and transparent
  • Sound decision making ability
  • Standards focused – attention to detail
  • High energy levels - enthusiastic
  • Team player
  • Stress Management

Minimum Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • Grade 12 (Essential)
  • Diploma/Degree in Hospitality Management (Desirable)
  • Job related courses (Desirable)

Other Requirements:

  • Own Transport
  • Must be willing to do Occupational Assessments

Applications

If you are interested and you have been employed by your current unit for more than one (1) year, you may apply for the above position by forwarding your CV to:

Greg Waspe, General Manager
Contact number: 012 845 5063
Email: hradmin.roodevallei@faircity.co.za
Fax: 086 572 1894

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 30 April 2014

GENERAL MANAGER

We have a position available for a General Manager at Faircity Roodevallei and the suitable candidate will be taking full responsibility for the property and hotel's day to day operations, budgets and profitability by effectively planning, leading, organising and controlling all aspects of strategy, marketing, budgets, finances, standards and maintenance. The Hotel & Conference venues being "out of the city" will benefit if the candidate also has managerial exposure and operational experience in a lodge type environment. The salary will be market related and other benefits such as Company uniform, company cell phone, reimbursive petrol allowance, participation in inventive scheme and company contribution to Group Risk benefit scheme will be applicable.

Main Purpose:

We have a position available for a General Manager at Faircity Roodevallei and the suitable candidate will be taking full responsibility for the property and hotel’s day to day operations, budgets and profitability by effectively planning, leading, organising and controlling all aspects of strategy, marketing, budgets, finances, standards and maintenance. The Hotel & Conference venues being “out of the city” will benefit if the candidate also has managerial exposure and operational experience in a lodge type environment. The salary will be market related and other benefits such as Company uniform, company cell phone, reimbursive petrol allowance, participation in inventive scheme and company contribution to Group Risk benefit scheme will be applicable.

Main Job objectives:

  • Ensure the development of a realistic and attainable strategic business plan (i.e. Strategy, Marketing, Sales plans and budgets) that defines operational goals and profitability objectives.
  • Lead, through subordinate staff, the effective management of the functional areas to maximize financial performance while upholding quality standards and maximizing levels of guest satisfaction.
  • Direct the maximization of revenue by developing and monitoring the annual sales, marketing and revenue management plans, and participating in appropriate sales and marketing efforts.
  • Actively manage finances, budgets and related accounting systems by ensuring the appropriate financial controls are in place and maintained to control overheads and expenditure, manage cash flow and ensure profitability.
  • Liaise with suppliers for purchase of supplies and formalizing of contractual commitments through the establishment and maintenance of sound procurement processes and standards as per Group Policy.
  • Accurate and timeous reporting to Head Office on agreed deadlines.
  • Manage and oversee HR initiatives, including the recruitment, induction, remuneration, development, succession and training of all staff according to business demands and relevant policies and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with business-, hotel- and property licensing laws, labour legislation, health and safety and any other statutory regulations pertaining to the hospitality industry, municipal laws and business legislation.
  • Ensure that the property, assets and inventory are maintained, cleaned and prepared for guests according to acceptable international hotel standards and Faircity standards, and to protect assets from neglect, damage or deterioration.
  • Effectively manage all third party relationships and liaisons, including but not limited to clients, guests, suppliers, local community, police force, owners, investors, body corporate, and other stakeholders
  • Ensure that all company policies, procedures, standards, practices, programs etc are effectively communicated, updated, implemented and adhered to.

Job Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Critical success factors of the Hotel and Industry;
  • In-depth knowledge of Rooms Division and Food & Beverage Departments;
  • In-depth knowledge of Yield and Revenue Management;
  • Understanding of Hospitality Industry Ratio’s;
  • Working knowledge of Human Resource Policies and Practices;
  • Working knowledge of legislation applicable to the Hospitality Industry;
  • Understanding of Marketing, Sales and channel principles and processes;
  • Working knowledge of financial and administrative Principles;
  • Working knowledge of POS and PMS systems;
  • Basic understanding of IT, AV & Telecommunications software & hardware systems;
  • Knowledge of diverse cultures.

Problem Solving Skills; Negotiating Skills; Interpersonal Skills; Leadership Skills;
Training & Coaching Skills; Numerical & Verbal Reasoning Skills;
Communication skills (Written & verbal); People Management Skills.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • Minimum 5 years relevant general hotel experience - Plus:
    1. Minimum 2 years HOD level experience;
    2. Minimum 2 years HOD level experience;
    3. Minimum 4 years HOD level experience including
    4. Minimum 2 years AGM or relief GM experience;
    5. Minimum 4 years HOD level experience including
    6. 2 years relevant F&B and/or Rooms Division experience & : Minimum 2 years GM experience (except internal promotions).
  • Managerial exposure and operational experience in a lodge type environment (Desirable)
  • Matric (Essential).
  • Diploma/Degree in Hotel Management or related field (Desirable).

PERSONAL Requirements:

  • Own Transport
  • Must be willing to do Occupational Assessments

Applications

If you are interested you may apply for the above position by forwarding your CV to:

Contact Person: Lukas van der Westhuizen
Contact Number: 012 845 5000
Email: lukas@faircity.co.za

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 31st May 2014

 
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