Permanent
Northern Cape
Posted 2 months ago
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Senior Sous Chef | Northern Cape


  JD Specialized Recruitment is partnering with an Ultra-Luxury 5* Lodge in the Northern Cape, who is currently looking for a highly experienced SENIOR SOUS CHEF to join their team. Requirements:
  • A Chef’s diploma from a reputable institution.
  • Previous experience in a 5* luxury lodge, demonstrating meticulous attention to detail and an impressive food portfolio.
  • Strong Leadership & Management skills, capable of independently leading a team in the absence of the head chef.
  • Very organized and skilled in food costings, stock control, procurement, current food standards and techniques.
  • Computer literate and knowledge of basic HR principals and food safety standards.
  • Knowledgeable and a passion for food, great food techniques and up to date with current international food trends.
  • Highly guest centric with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • A Valid Driver’s lisence is essential.
  • Stable employment history and contactable references.
An outstanding food portfolio must be submitted with your application that clearly displays your creativity, innovation and attention to detail. (All images will be checked to ensure ownership) Start: ASAP Work Cycle: 6 weeks on | 2 weeks off Salary: On application, live in Benefits: Medical & Provident contributions ➡️PLEASE NOTE– Although we appreciate all applications received, we will only reply to those candidates who have the background and experience required.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Job CategorySnr Sous Chef

JD Specialized Recruitment is partnering with an Ultra-Luxury 5* Lodge in the Northern Cape, who is currently looking for a highly experienced SENIOR SOUS CHEF to join their team.

Permanent
Sabi Sands
Posted 2 months ago
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Head Chef | Sabi Sand Game Reserve


  JD Specialized Recruitment is currently assisting an exclusive luxury lodge in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, to recruit a highly experienced HEAD CHEF to lead their kitchen team. Requirements:
  • A 3-year Chef’s diploma from a reputable institution.
  • 4 years’ experience in a similar role within a luxury 5*environment with international exposure and advantage.
  • A passion for food, up to date with current trends & eagerness to learn more.
  • Strong management & customer service skills and good knowledge of hospitality operations.
  • Experience in staff training & the ability to motivate staff.
  • Excellent administration & computer skills, stock control, food costing and budgeting.
  • Fluency in English is essential.
  • A hardworking, energetic & positive candidate with good interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
  • Stable employment history and contactable references.
A food portfolio must be submitted with your application that clearly displays your creativity, innovation and attention to detail. (All images will be checked to ensure ownership) Start – ASAP Salary – On application with live-in benefits ➡️PLEASE NOTE– Although we appreciate all applications received, we will only reply to those candidates who have the background and experience required. This position is only open to South African citizens. Thank you![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Job CategoryHead Chef

JD Specialized Recruitment is currently assisting an exclusive luxury lodge in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, to recruit a highly experienced HEAD CHEF to lead their kitchen team.

Permanent
Arusha, Tanzania
Posted 2 months ago
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Chief Operations Officer | Tanzania


  JD Specialized Recruitment is partnering with a reputable safari Company, with a portfolio of properties in Tanzania to recruit a highly experienced and dynamic CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER Requirements
  • Degree or Diploma in Hospitality or a related field
  • 8 years’ experience in senior management roles in a tourism-related position in Africa
  • Prior experience working in Tanzania preferable.
  • Proven leadership and organizational skills and personal integrity.
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills.
  • Quick thinker, with the ability to make decisive decisions under pressure, problem-solving mindset.
  • Ability to maintain relationships with various government agencies to ensure compliance with regulations and permits of the region.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to speak Kiswahili will be an advantage.
  • Stable employment history that displays dedication and success
  • Contactable references.
Start – TBC Salary – On application (Market related) ➡️ PLEASE NOTE: Although we appreciate all applications received, we will only reply to those candidates who have the background and experience required. Thank you for your understanding[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Job CategoryChief Operations Officer

JD Specialized Recruitment is partnering with a reputable safari Company, with a portfolio of properties in Tanzania to recruit a highly experienced and dynamic CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER

Permanent
Stellenbosch
Posted 2 months ago
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Assistant Restaurant Manager | Stellenbosch


  JD Specialized Recruitment is currently assisting an award-winning Luxury Wine Estate in the Cape Winelands near Stellenbosch, also known for offering exceptional dining experiences, to recruit a highly experienced and charismatic ASSISTANT RESTAURANT MANAGER. ➡️PLEASE NOTE: It is essential that candidates reside in the Stellenbosch and surrounding areas Requirements:
  • 2-3 years’ experience in restaurant management or a similar role in the hospitality industry.
  • Grade 12, fully bilingual and comfortable in dealing with distinguished clientele.
  • Well presented, guest centric with exceptional interpersonal & communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of food, wine & dietary requirements.
  • The ability to work restaurant opening hours which includes after hours and public holidays.
  • Skilled in stock control, training, and team management.
  • A flexible, quick learner who works well under pressure & as part of a team.
  • Driver’s license and reliable transport is essential.
  • Stable employment history and contactable references.
To Start – ASAP ➡️PLEASE NOTE – Although we appreciate all applications received, we will only reply to those candidates who have the background and experience required. This opportunity is only open to South African Residents. Thank you for your understanding.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Job CategoryAssistant Restaurant Manager

JD Specialized Recruitment is currently assisting a luxury award winning Wine Estate in the Cape Winelands near Stellenbosch to recruit an experienced & enthusiastic ASSISTANT RESTAURANT MANAGER to jo...

Permanent
KwaZulu-Natal
Posted 2 months ago
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Lodge Manager | KZN


  JD Specialized Recruitment is assisting a 5* Lodge in KwaZulu Natal, to recruit a guest centric and experienced LODGE MANAGER. Requirements
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a 4* or 5* bush based remote lodge, in a similar senior management role.
  • Diploma or Degree in Hospitality or similar.
  • Good Computer literacy and financial acumen.
  • Experience implementing and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of hospitality service in all departments including maintenance, gardens, and housekeeping.
  • Up to date with developments and current trends within the food and lodge industries.
  • Staff management, training, and development experience.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Understanding of basic labour law and have experience with disciplinary hearings.
  • Point of Sale and Property Management Systems experience.
  • Strong organizing, delegation, and problem-solving skills.
  • High standards of service excellence.
  • Sound employment history and contactable references.
  • Valid driver’s license.
Salary - R 25 000 – R30 000 (DOE) – Live-in ➡️PLEASE NOTE – We would appreciate it if you could read the requirements before applying. With high volumes of CV's received, we will only be able to reply to those candidates who have the required experience. Only applications received via email will be reviewed. Thank you![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Job CategoryLodge Manager

JD Specialized Recruitment is assisting a 5* Lodge in KwaZulu Natal, to recruit a guest centric and experienced LODGE MANAGER.

Permanent
Eastern Cape
Posted 2 months ago
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Reservationists | Eastern Cape


  JD Specialized Recruitment are currently assisting a coastal family hotel in the Eastern Cape to identify a vibrant and guest centric RESERVATIONIST Requirements
  • Industry related diploma or degree.
  • Minimum of 3 years of dedicated group reservations experience (FIT’s and Group Itineraries) in a similar position at a 4- or 5-star group is essential.
  • Proficient in reservation systems (BOH Experience in these systems), MS Office, Word & Excel.
  • Exceptional communication skills and high level of telephone etiquette.
  • Detailed orientated, organized and have a positive nature.
  • Willingness to assist in other areas when needed.
  • Stable employment history and contactable references
Salary – DOE Live In ➡️ PLEASE NOTE: Although we appreciate all applications received, we will only reply to those candidates who have the background and experience required. Thank you for your understanding[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Job CategoryReservationist

JD Specialized Recruitment are currently assisting a coastal family hotel in the Eastern Cape to identify a vibrant and guest centric RESERVATIONIST

Permanent
Arusha, Tanzania
Posted 2 months ago
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Reservations Manager | Tanzania


  JD Specialized Recruitment is partnering with a reputable safari Company, with a portfolio of properties in Tanzania to recruit an experienced RESERVATIONS MANAGER Requirements
  • Degree or Diploma in Hospitality or a related field
  • Previous reservation management experience essential
  • Prior experience working in Tanzania preferable.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to the team
  • Must be able to work under pressure and resolve conflicts
  • Confident and well spoken
  • Experience in booking systems
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Stable employment history and contactable references.
➡️ PLEASE NOTE: Although we appreciate all applications received, we will only reply to those candidates who have the background and experience required. Thank you for your understanding[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Job CategoryReservations Manager

JD Specialized Recruitment is partnering with a reputable safari Company, with a portfolio of properties in Tanzania to recruit an experienced RESERVATIONS MANAGER

Permanent
Limpopo
Posted 2 months ago
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Guide Trainers | Limpopo


  JD Specialized Recruitment is currently assisting a prominent Field Guiding Training College to identify highly skilled and experienced GUIDE TRAINERS to join their team in Limpopo. Requirements:      
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Senior/Head Guide role at recognized luxury 5* Lodges.
  • Training background highly preferred in working and nurturing upcoming Field Guides.
  • Minimum FGASA Level 2 (NQF 4), however FGASA Level 3 (Professional Guide) qualification preferred.
  • Completed FGASA Trails Guide or close to completion – Professional Trails Guide qualification preferred.
  • Wilderness First Aid Level 2
  • SASSETA, SAPS Competency and Advanced Rifle Handling proficiency.
  • DEAT Registered,
  • Advanced experienced in off-roading vehicle experience, beneficial to have completed certification in 4x4 handling Excellent interpersonal, communication skills and ability to work in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Imperative to have all compliances and registrations up to date.
  • Computer literate and highly organized.
  • Proven track record, stable employment history and contractable references.
Start - ASAP Salary – Highly negotiable | Dependent on Qualifications & Experience. Benefits – Onsite Accommodation | Meal Allowance | Favorable Leave Structure ➡️PLEASE NOTE – We would appreciate if you could read the requirements before applying. With high volumes of CV's received, we will only be able to reply to those candidates who have the required experience. Thank you![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Job CategoryGuide Trainer

JD Specialized Recruitment is currently assisting a prominent Field Guiding Training College to identify highly skilled and experienced GUIDE TRAINERS to join their team in Limpopo.

Permanent
Stellenbosch
Posted 2 months ago
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Sales & Events Coordinator | Stellenbosch


  JD Specialized Recruitment is partnering with an award-winning Wine Estate in the Cape Winelands near Stellenbosch to recruit an experienced & energetic SALES & EVENTS COORDINATOR to join their Team. ➡️PLEASE NOTE - It is essential that candidates reside in the Stellenbosch and surrounding areas. Requirements:
  • Previous experience in events planning is essential.
  • Knowledgeable in planning an event from inception to completion.
  • Strong sales orientated and upselling skills.
  • Organized, multi-tasking, time management and negotiating skills.
  • Excellent communication and a neat & professional appearance.
  • Creative with an eye for detail and knowledgeable of décor trends in events.
  • Committed to service excellence & guest satisfaction.
  • Great at establishing & maintaining relationships with clients and suppliers.
  • The ability to work well under pressure and solve problems when they arrive.
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft packages with previous hospitality software experience an advantage.
  • Driver’s licence and own reliable transport is essential.
  • Stable employment history and contactable references.
To Start – ASAP Salary – On Application ➡️PLEASE NOTE – Although we appreciate all applications received, we will only reply to those candidates who have the background and experience required. This opportunity is only open to South African Residents. Thank you for your understanding.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Job CategorySales & Events Coordinator

JD Specialized Recruitment is partnering with an award-winning Wine Estate in the Cape Winelands near Stellenbosch to recruit an experienced & energetic SALES & EVENTS COORDINATOR to join their Tea...

Permanent
Umhlanga
Posted 2 months ago
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Assistant Restaurant Manager | Umhlanga


  JD Specialized Recruitment is partnering with an Ultra Luxury Property in Umhlanga to recruit an experience ASSISTANT RESTAURANT MANAGER. Requirements
  • Experience as an Assistant Restaurant manager/ Supervisor in a 4- 5-star environment.
  • A certificate or Diploma in Food and Beverage Operations would be an advantage.
  • Ability to effectively listen and verbally communicate in English with all levels of staff and management.
  • Proficiency in computer software programs such as Excel and Word preferred.
  • Ability to make decisions and work independently.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Establish and maintain happy, healthy, and stable working relations with all staff and management.
  • Driver’s license and reliable transport.
  • Stable employment history and contactable references.
Start – ASAP Salary – R20000.00 DOE, live-out ➡️PLEASE NOTE- Although we appreciate all applications received, we will only reply to those candidates who have the background and experience required. This position is only open to South African citizens. Thank you![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Job CategoryAssistant Restaurant Manager

JD Specialized Recruitment is partnering with an Ultra Luxury Property in Umhlanga to recruit an experience ASSISTANT RESTAURANT MANAGER.

Permanent
Sabi Sands
Posted 2 months ago
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Head Guide | Sabi Sands


  JD Specialized Recruitment is partnering with an exclusive award-winning luxury lodge in the Sabi Sands, to recruit an experienced and qualified HEAD GUIDE. Requirements
  • 2 years in a Head Guide position, at a luxury 5* property.
  • Minimum 2 FGASA qualification or similar qualification.
  • Advanced Field Guide certificate.
  • ARH & Rifle proficiency / SAPS Competency Certificate
  • Valid Driver’s license, PDP, and First Aid essential.
  • SASSETA /DEAT Registered.
  • Strong leadership, organization, and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and administration skills.
  • Basic Labour Law knowledge.
  • Ability to keep calm in stressful situations.
  • An inherent passion for observing, sharing, and learning about wildlife and conservation.
  • Camera and editing skills advantage.
  • Professional and neat appearance.
  • Stable employment history and contactable reference
Start – Asap Salary –DOE | Accommodation/Meals/ Provident Fund ➡️PLEASE NOTE – We would appreciate if you could read the requirements before applying. With high volumes of CV's received, we will only be able to reply to those candidates who have the required experience. Thank you![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Job CategoryHead Guide

JD Specialized Recruitment is partnering with an exclusive award-winning luxury lodge in the Sabi Sands, to recruit an experienced and qualified HEAD GUIDE.

Permanent
Eastern Cape
Posted 2 months ago
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Reserve Manager | Eastern Cape


  JD Specialized Recruitment is currently assisting an intimate 5* lodge situated in a remote part of the Eastern Cape, to recruit an energetic RESERVE MANAGER Requirements
  • Relevant diploma or degree in nature conservation, ecology, or environmental sciences
  • Min 6 years’ experience in conservation management or protected area’s
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal in English, iXhosa and Afrikaans advantageous
  • Competent with GIS, Earth Ranger and other statistical analysis methods
  • Firearm competency
  • Experienced in report writing, project management and planning
  • Ability to lead and mentor a team confidently
  • Valid drivers Licence with 4x4 experience
  • Experience in lodge operations advantageous
  • Stable work history and contactable references
➡️PLEASE NOTE - Although we appreciate all applications received, we will only reply to those candidates who have the background and experience required. This position is only open to South African Residents.   Thank you for understanding[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Job CategoryReserve Manager

JD Specialized Recruitment is currently assisting an intimate 5* lodge situated in a remote part of the Eastern Cape, to recruit an energetic RESERVE MANAGER

Permanent
East Africa
Posted 2 months ago
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Executive Chef | East Africa


  JD Specialized Recruitment are currently in search for an experienced EXECUTIVE CHEF for a 5* Lodge in East Africa Experience working in Internationally reputable 5* kitchens are absolutely essential. The position is suited to someone who has worked in small and exclusive Boutique properties and has no problem working in a more remote environment . Only city experience would not be suitable. Requirements:-
  • Culinary Diploma and preferably 10 years work experience in a five-star Resort or comparable environment.
  • Work experience in various different types of cuisine and kitchen set up (banquette, main kitchen, outlet kitchen)
  • Up to date with the latest international Food trends
  • Excellent leadership and training skills
  • Fluency in English is essential, any additional languages is preferable.
  • Intermediate HACCP certified.
  • Intermediate computer competency including excel.
  • Tertiary Education for work permits is essential
  • Excellent track record with contactable references.
➡️A food portfolio must be submitted with your application that clearly displays your creativity, innovation, and attention to detail. (All images will be checked to ensure ownership) Package – $4 000 pm net with expat benefits ➡️PLEASE NOTE: Although we appreciate all applications received, we will only reply to those candidates who have the background and experience required. Thank you for your understanding [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Job CategoryExecutive Chef

JD Specialized Recruitment are currently in search for an experienced EXECUTIVE CHEF for a 5* Lodge in East Africa

Permanent
East Africa
Posted 2 months ago
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Executive Pastry Chef | East Africa


  JD Specialized Recruitment are currently assisting an award winning 5* Boutique Hotel in East Africa to recruit an experienced EXECUTIVE PASTRY CHEF Requirements
  • Relevant culinary degree or diploma from a reputable institution.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a 5* Luxury Resort or Boutique Hotel environment in a similar position
  • Up to date with international food trends
  • Previous experience in Africa preferred
  • Previous Fine dining, al-la Carte, buffet, and banqueting experience essential
  • Exceptional leader, ability to train and mentor a team.
  • Fluent in English
  • Good administrative skills including food cost, menu planning and HR
  • Excellent track record with contactable references
  • Computer literate
  • Valid SA driver’s license
  • Must be vaccinated - NB
A food portfolio must be submitted with your application that clearly displays your creativity, innovation, and attention to detail. (All images will be checked to ensure ownership) ➡️ PLEASE NOTE - We would appreciate it if you could read the requirements before applying. With high volumes of CV's received, we will only be able to reply to those candidates who have the required experience.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Job CategoryExecutive Pastry Chef

JD Specialized Recruitment are currently assisting an award winning 5* Boutique Hotel in East Africa to recruit an experienced EXECUTIVE PASTRY CHEF

Permanent
Stellenbosch
Posted 2 months ago
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Senior Sous Chef | Stellenbosch


  JD Specialized Recruitment is currently assisting a luxury award winning Wine Estate in the Cape Winelands near Stellenbosch to recruit an experienced & enthusiastic SENIOR SOUS CHEF to join their Team. ➡️ PLEASE NOTE - It is essential that candidates reside in the Stellenbosch and surrounding areas. Requirements:
  • A Chef’s diploma from a reputable institution
  • 4 years’ experience preferred in a senior chef’s role.
  • Strong Leadership & management skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • A passion for food, up to date with current trends & eagerness to learn more.
  • Must be able to lead the kitchen team in the absence of the head chef.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Basic computer skills, Microsoft office and outlook.
  • Able to work restaurant opening hours which includes evenings, weekends and public holidays.
  • A hardworking, energetic & positive candidate with good interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
  • Own reliable transport.
  • Stable employment history and contactable references.
A food portfolio must be submitted with your application that clearly displays your creativity, innovation and attention to detail. (All images will be checked to ensure ownership) Start – ASAP Salary – On application ➡️PLEASE NOTE– Although we appreciate all applications received, we will only reply to those candidates who have the background and experience required. This position is only open to South African citizens. Thank you![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Job Features

Job CategorySnr Sous Chef

JD Specialized Recruitment is currently assisting a luxury award winning Wine Estate in the Cape Winelands near Stellenbosch to recruit an experienced & enthusiastic SENIOR SOUS CHEF to join their ...