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Head Ranger - Kamapa Southern Camp

  1. P.D.P. (Professional Drivers Permit)
  2. First aid level 1/2/3
  3. F.G.A.S.A. level 2/3
  4. T.H.E.T.A. qualification
  5. D.E.A.T. registration
  6. S.A.S.S.E.T.A. certification
  7. Minimum of 4 years guiding experience in a big 5 game reserve
  8. Full trail guide qualification
  9. Advanced weapons-handling qualification
  10. Previous head ranger or assistant head ranger experience
  11. Strong management skills
  12. Team player.

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Executive Sous Chef - River Lodge

We are looking for a creative, positive executive sous chef, who has a passion for food, a keen eye for detail and a stickler for food safety.

Start Date

A.S.A.P.

Package

  • R 144k per annum
  • Accommodation - incl. water & electricity
  • All meals while on duty
  • Laundry
  • 3 weeks on, 1 week off - work cycle
  • 15 days annual leave

Minimum requirements

  • Grade 12
  • Culinary school graduate
  • Work shifts
  • Drivers license
  • Good written & communication skills
  • Problem solving & organizational skills
  • Strong leader & self-motivated
  • Computer literate - Ms Word, Ms Excel, Outlook, Email.
  • Solid knowledge of Food Safety Management
  • First rate culinary skills
  • 3yrs experience in a similar position - medium size lodge or hotel
  • BEE candidates only

Job requirements

  • An ability to stay calm and work under pressure
  • An ability to take direction
  • Committed to quality
  • Work in a TEAM environment
  • Manage the day-to-day kitchen operation, coordinate food production and ensure the highest level of food quality, taste and presentation
  • Food preparation to the highest level of food quality, taste and presentation
  • Manage & Lead the shift
  • Ensuring your kitchen TEAM produces food to a high culinary standard through coaching & discipline
  • Ensure all kitchen TEAM adhere to the company’s uniform, grooming & appearance standards
  • Control of food cost through monitoring production, training of kitchen TEAM on the proper methods of food preparation and handling
  • Purchasing
  • Receiving and the inspection of all deliveries to ensure only the highest quality ingredients are accepted
  • Overseeing of all food storage and ensuring the First-In First-Out principle is practised
  • Maintaining a safe and hygienic kitchen environment, including all store rooms at all times
  • Managing the kitchen HACCP plans
  • Menu development in collaboration with the Executive Chef and Food & Beverage Manager
  • Daily checks for maintenance issues, reporting & follow-up
  • Managing the kitchen in the absence of the Executive Chef
  • Meeting & greeting all arriving guest with specific dietary requirements

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Head of Marketing and Sales, Kapama Private Game Reserve

We are looking for a high-performing Sales and Marketing Manager to help us meet our ambitious sales revenue growth objectives. You will be responsible for developing and executing all key growth sales strategies, tactics and action plans required to achieve your financial targets.

Responsibilities

  • Own and exceed annual sales targets within assigned territory and accounts
  • Develop and execute strategic plan to achieve sales targets and to expand the company’s customer base
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships
  • Partner with customers to understand their business needs and objectives
  • Effectively communicate the value proposition through proposals and presentations
  • Understand category-specific landscapes and trends, reporting on the forces that shift tactical budgets and strategic direction of accounts
  • Overseeing and managing the current outsourced sales team
  • Analyze how our brand is positioned in the market and crystallise targeted consumers insights
  • Take brand ownership and provide the vision, mission, goals and strategies to match up to
  • Translate brand strategies into brand plans, brand positioning and go-to-market strategies
  • Measure and report performance of all marketing campaigns, and assess against goals

Requirements

  • Proven sales experience, consistently meeting or exceeding targets
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization, including executive
  • Proven ability to drive the sales process from plan to close
  • Proven ability to articulate the distinct aspects of products and services and position them against competitors
  • Demonstrable experience in developing client-focused, differentiated and achievable solutions
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

You’ll be required to regular work regular office hours (8 - 5 Monday to Friday) but be prepared to put in extra hours when necessary. While you'll have an office as a base, you’ll need to take part in lots of out-of-office activities such as visiting clients and attending international trade visits, trade fairs and exhibitions. Your job will involve travel in both in SA and abroad.

Package

  • Negotiable

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Executive Chef

Package

Salary negotiable, depending on experience
Accommodation - incl. water & electricity
All meals while on duty
Laundry
3 weeks on, 1 week off - work cycle
15 days annual leave

We are looking for a creative, positive executive chef who has a passion for food & beverage, a keen eye for detail and a stickler for food safety.

Minimum requirements

  • Grade 12
  • Culinary school graduate
  • Work shifts
  • Drivers license
  • Good written & communication skills
  • Problem solving & organizational skills
  • Strong leader & self-motivated
  • Computer literate - MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Lotus Notes
  • Solid knowledge of food safety
  • First rate culinary skills
  • 5yrs experience in a similar position - lodge/hotel

Job requirements

  • An ability to stay calm and work under pressure. An ability to take direction
  • Commitment to quality service
  • Work in a TEAM environment
  • Managing the day-to-day kitchen operation, coordinate food production and ensure the highest level of food quality, taste and presentation
  • Food preparation to the highest level of food quality, taste and presentation
  • Ensuring your brigade has high culinary standards through coaching & discipline
  • Ensure all kitchen staff adhere to the company’s uniform, grooming & appearance standards
  • Control of food cost through training of kitchen staff on the proper methods of food preparation and handling
  • Kitchen purchasing
  • Receiving and inspection of all deliveries to ensure only the highest quality ingredients are accepted
  • Overseeing storage and ensuring FIFO procedures are practised
  • Maintaining a safe and hygienic kitchen environment, including all store rooms
  • Managing the kitchen HACCP plans
  • Create new recipes and write menus
  • Daily checks for maintenance issues, reporting & follow-up
  • Manage the kitchen in all aspects

Applications

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@kapama.co.za or complete the form below. Certificates must be presented at the interview.

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Sous Chef

Package

Salary negotiable, depending on experience
Accommodation - incl. water & electricity
All meals while on duty
Laundry
3 weeks on, 1 week off - work cycle
15 days annual leave

We are looking for a creative, positive sous chef, who has a passion for food & beverage, a keen eye for detail and a stickler for food safety.

Minimum requirements

  • Grade 12
  • Culinary school graduate
  • Work shifts
  • Drivers license
  • Good written & communication skills
  • Problem solving & organizational skills
  • Strong leader & self-motivated
  • Computer literate - MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Lotus Notes
  • Solid knowledge of food fafety
  • First rate culinary skills
  • 3yrs experience in a similar position - lodge/hotel

Job requirements

  • An ability to stay calm and work under pressure. An ability to take direction
  • Commitment to quality service
  • Work in a TEAM environment
  • Managing the day-to-day kitchen operation, coordinate food production and ensure the highest level of food quality, taste and presentation
  • Food preparation to the highest level of food quality, taste and presentation
  • Ensuring your brigade has high culinary standards through coaching & discipline
  • Ensure all kitchen staff adhere to the company’s uniform, grooming & appearance standards
  • Control of food cost through training of kitchen staff on the proper methods of food preparation and handling
  • Kitchen purchasing
  • Receiving and inspection of all deliveries to ensure only the highest quality ingredients are accepted
  • Overseeing storage and ensuring FIFO procedures are practised
  • Maintaining a safe and hygienic kitchen environment, including all store rooms
  • Managing the kitchen HACCP plans
  • Helping create new recipes and write menus
  • Daily checks for maintenance issues, reporting & follow-up
  • Manage the kitchen when the Executive Chef is away

Applications

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@kapama.co.za or complete the form below. Certificates must be presented at the interview.

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Field Guides

Kapama Game Reserve is looking for qualified Field Guides. The position of Field Guide requires good verbal and written communication and a passion for the natural environment. The primary role of a Field Guide is to host guided tours either on foot or in vehicles for the guests of Kapama Private Game Reserve. Field Guides need to be professional and neat in personal appearance and image. Well developed people and communication skills are essential.

The required qualifications for this position are:

Junior Field Guide

  1. P.D.P. (Professional Driver Permit)
  2. First aid level 1
  3. F.G.A.S.A. level 1
  4. T.H.E.T.A. qualification
  5. D.E.A.T. registration
  6. S.A.S.S.E.T.A. certification
  7. Six months guiding experience in a big 5 game reserve

Field Guide

  1. P.D.P. (Professional Drivers Permit)
  2. First aid level 1/2
  3. F.G.A.S.A. level 2
  4. T.H.E.T.A. qualification
  5. D.E.A.T. registration
  6. S.A.S.S.E.T.A. certification
  7. One and a half years guiding experience in a big 5 game reserve
  8. Trail guide (theory and back up trails qualification)
  9. Advanced weapons-handling qualification

Senior Field Guide

  1. P.D.P. (Professional Drivers Permit)
  2. First aid level 1/2/3
  3. F.G.A.S.A. level 2/3
  4. T.H.E.T.A. qualification
  5. D.E.A.T. registration
  6. S.A.S.S.E.T.A. certification
  7. Two and a half years guiding experience in a big 5 game reserve
  8. Full trail guide qualification
  9. Advanced weapons-handling qualification

Applications

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@kapama.co.za or complete the form below. Certificates must be presented at the interview.

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