Hotel Manager - The Bay Hotel
Career Custodians
Camps Bay, South Africa
16h ago
source : Job Placements


Do you feel you have the skills to put the HOST back in HOS(t)pitality?

Trendy hotel in Camps Bay is looking to employ top of a class, proactive & forward-thinking Hotel Manager to manage the day-to-day operations of a pillar in the Camps Bay community.

Ideal candidate understands a well-travelled, active and modern client base and values a STRONG guest experience of the HIGHEST QUALITY .

This candidate should hold themselves to the high standards that is synonymous with this exceptional property.


  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Accommodation Certificate / Hotel School diploma
  • 3 - 5 Years Relevant Experience
  • Previous experience in the same or similar position in a 4 / 5 star hotel
  • Familiar with all duties and procedures in Front Office / Reservations Department
  • Food and Beverage experience is advantageous
  • MS Office (Word, Excel and Email) is essential
  • Opera experience is essential
  • Open mind and go-getter attitude
  • The Ideal candidate would :

  • Be review and guest driven
  • Understand and capitalize on the key guest demographic
  • Deadline driven
  • Be Innovative
  • Focus on keeping the hotel informed on current hospitality trends but have a discerning eye to be a trendsetter rather than being a trend follower.
  • Awake and foster loyalty in staff to the brand
  • Develop and build guest relationships, promptly respond to guest's needs, and execute initiatives to increase revenue

  • Maintain efficient check-in procedures.
  • To ensure effective liaison between reservations and front office staff with other departments.
  • To ensure that accounts are balanced daily.
  • To ensure effective and accurate check-out facilities.
  • To ensure company policy is maintained within Housekeeping department.
  • Maintain exclusivity procedures in your Hotel.
  • To carry out systematic checks of all Front of House, Guests.
  • Areas and Back of House Areas for maintenance requirements.
  • Repairs, to ensure that these are actioned without delay 100% facilities.
  • To ensure maximum Security in all areas under your control.
  • To be familiar with all H&S measures.
  • Debtors control no open accounts.
  • Travel Platform Management manage commission structure.
  • Sign all your front desk and housekeeping purchase orders.
  • Conduct monthly asset counts.
  • Understand your kitchen and restaurant man-plans.
  • Achieve your targeted beverage cost.
  • Achieve your target food cost.
  • Ensure your service is of a high quality.
  • No variations from the agreed standards on food presentation from the Food consultant.
  • Clean kitchens and restaurants / bars.
  • 10 Day food stock counts to be actioned.
  • Daily beverage counts need to be actioned.
  • Sign all your food and beverage purchase orders.
  • Conduct monthly asset counts.
  • Monitor daily cash up’s to avoid risk.
  • Monitor daily variance reports and action shortages.
  • Monitor daily void report and sign off all voids.
  • Understand the ownership roles and levels of responsibilities of your team.
  • Manage your staff through their HR files know where they live, who is their street committee, their hobbies and passions.
  • Custodianship list should be regularly updated and evaluated.
  • Update your Aesthetics and Facilities files monthly for any new additions.
  • Sign off your income statement monthly.
  • Ensure Asset List is updated and signed off monthly and updated in your Facilities File.
  • Regularly check the Key Procedures, Store-keeping.
  • Procedures, Standard Office Procedures and Luggage Procedures.
  • Work in conjunction with HR to ensure the most effective Appointments.
  • Maintain uniform standards of all departments.
  • To hold regular performance appraisals with all staff, identifying areas for development and training needs and ensuring that this training is effective.
  • Implementation of Company Standard Operating Procedures and ensure it is maintained.
  • To carry out or ensure that regular On-the-Job training is taking place to agreed standards.
  • Conduct regular staff meetings.
  • Participate in progressive discipline in conjunction with Human Resources.
  • Monthly and weekly rosters and follow-up on time attendance and leave forms.
  • Progressive discipline where applicable.
  • Considers the impact on the business.
  • Demonstrates a sincere positive attitude towards getting things done.
  • Understands and addresses group objectives.
  • Develops solutions that improve organizational performance.
  • If you feel you are up to the challenge to steer a pillar of Cape Town Tourism in an ever evolving hospitality world to greater and higher success, this is the position for you! Apply immediately.

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