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Sales Manager

Location: Cape Town or Johannesburg, South Africa

Remuneration: Negotiable Basic salary | Job level: Senior | Type: Permanent | Company: Kruger Shalati

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Job description

Kruger Shalati – the train on the bridge, is recruiting for a Sales Manager, if you feel you are the right candidate, we would love to hear from you!

Although our product is located in the Kruger National Park, this position is located either in Cape Town or Johannesburg.

The candidate will be involved with the two hospitality products within the concession. These new and unique tourism product consisting of an accommodation product (Kruger Shalati: The Train on the Bridge) as well as a F&B/edutainment hub (Kruger Station) and is situated in one of the world’s most iconic parks: Kruger National Park.

The sales and manager we seek will have strategic brand vision and sales and distribution strength. We require a candidate who pays attention to detail while seeing the bigger picture, leads and supports the marketing and sales teams.

Experience as a senior sales manager within the hospitality sector is crucial with existing strong relationships with the tourism trade including DMCs, tour operators and agents are non-negotiable requirements.

A friendly and positive attitude, proactive approach and willingness to go the extra mile are qualities we seek in the successful candidate.

Education:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in communications, public relations, marketing or similar
Advanced computer skills

Work experience:
Five to ten years’ experience as a sales manager in the hospitality sector.
Relationships within the tourism trade
Delivering on goals set in company strategy
Setting sales strategies and related budgets
Experience in sales driving reservations for a luxury tourism product

Other:
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Deadline driven with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
Detail oriented and meticulous
Highly productive, without compromising on quality and accuracy
Thrive under pressure
A relationship builder by nature
Open-minded and intuitive
Highly self-motivated and self-directed
Confident to make considered decisions and stand by them
Curious and passionate about our industry, constantly seeking out new trends and ideas on how to enhance our guests experience
Sophisticated with a keen eye for detail
Collaborative
Have a flexible approach to working hours, thought processes, systems and product

Main duties and responsibilities
Meeting sales targets
Creating awareness of the new products, Resulting in reservations
Together with the marketing team, manage the implementation of the brand strategy with sales objectives in mind.
Manage and support hosted trade trips for all domestic and international trade.
Driving the company’s profile in order to drive reservations.
Provide weekly reporting.
Travel required to the various tradeshows and roadshows – international and local as required.
Be prepared and willing to perform tasks outside the given job description when asked from time to time.

Requirements:

  • Leadership skills
  • Well presented
  • strong presentation skills
  • luxury hospitality sales experience
  • Engaging
  • Organised
  • Friendly
  • Professional
  • Strong communication skills
  • Time Management
  • Administrative
  • Quality assurance
  • Teamwork

To apply for the position, please forward a motivational letter, an updated CV with a picture of yourself and specifying the position you are applying for to jobs@krugershalati.com

**Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.
Should you not hear from us– please consider your application unsuccessful.
Thebe Corridors Company/Kruger Shalati reserves the right not to fill the position, to postpone or re-advertise the role.

ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT

Location: Skukuza, Kruger National Park, South Africa


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Remuneration: TBD based on experience | Job level: Junior-Mid | Type: Permanent | Company: Kruger Shalati

More about the position

Job description

Kruger Shalati – the train on the bridge, is recruiting for a Accounts Assistant, if you feel you are the right candidate, we would love to hear from you!

Our product is located in the Kruger National Park, where this position will be located.

The Accounts Assistant is responsible for the day to day capturing of supplier invoices, reconciling to supplier statements and ensuring suppliers are paid timeously, while maintaining a proper relationship with all suppliers, service providers and third parties

This role works closely with the relevant Department Teams to achieve competence and accuracy in the payment terms across the organisation.

Key Performance Indicators
Areas KPIs
1.  Customer Related Accuracy of financial transactions and reporting with deadlines
2.  People Related Timeliness and quality of communication with internal partners and suppliers
3.  Process Related Adherence to financial controls, policies and procedures, and work deadlines

Achievement of quality improvements as agreed by the Management team

4.  Finance Related Achievement of department wastage reduction goals

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities
Key Dimensions Major Activities
1-   General Responsibilities Effectively utilises software applications and communication tools that are used to facilitate the accurate accounting of all financial transactions of the Department Teams

Effectively utilises accounting software and tools to record financial information as required by the job

Ensure that all sales records are correctly processed

Ensure that all cash, credit card and credit transactions are correctly processed

Ensure all supplier payment administration functions are completed accurately, including the process from remittance, statement, supplier ledger and invoices

Ensure that invoices are ready for payment, the correct back-up documentation attached, accurate information and correctly coded for the general ledger

Prepare batches for payments, load payments onto the bank for authorisation

Request outstanding statements from suppliers and ensure any invoices are still captured into the current period

Ensure proper filing of all functions relating to the position

2-   Customer Specific  Responsibilities Assist the Senior Accountant/ Executive Manager Finance to ensure a world class Accounting service is delivered to all by collaborating with the Department Teams and suppliers
3-   People Specific  Responsibilities Supports activities and an environment that contributes to positive employee engagement and commitment to the job
4-   Quality Specific  Responsibilities Notices and communicates opportunities to further improve financial control standards and practice and reports these
5-   Finance Specific  Responsibilities Ensures that all suppliers are paid within the agreed contractual payment terms
6-   Facilities Ensure the accurate filing of CAPEX invoices and fixed asset register
7-   Legal and Compliance Specific Responsibilities Takes active steps to ensure Department, sensitive and confidential information is not accessible to unauthorised persons

Ensures a dogmatic application of all financial control measures for the good governance of Kruger Shalati

8-   Additional Duties This Job Description outlines the duties that are typically performed by the jobholder. These duties are not the only duties required by the job and management might assign additional duties from time to time.

 

Working Conditions
Work Environment

Kruger Shalati offices based in Skukuza, the departments where financial and related transactions are performed and other locations as per the operational requirements

Exposure rate to physical or mental risk
Physical: Low
Mental: Medium/High
This job description is subject to change as the needs of the beneficiary; policies, processes and standards are changed, updated and improved over time.

 

Person Specifications
Dimension Job Requirements (Essential Level) Job Requirements (Desired Level)
Thinking Ability Ability to anticipate future circumstances, conditions and requests and to use these scenarios to plan for the future

Ability to comprehend abstract financial concepts

Ability to apply logic and sound judgement in processing financial and accounting data

Ability to correctly communicate detailed information to others

Operates comfortably in an environment of moderate levels of short-notice demand

Ability to recognise financial security concerns

High levels of linear reasoning

Sees gaps in the accounting process knowledge of employees and coaches for improvement

Academic Qualifications and Background A recognised Diploma in Accounting Background in Hospitality

 

Languages Ability to effectively communicate with others in English Ability to effectively communicate with others in a second official language
Work Experience 2 Years of previous experience in a similar role and environment

 

More than 2 years of previous experience in a similar role and environment
Job technical Skills Proficient in the standards of accounting used in South Africa

Proficient user of Accounting Software packages

Proficient user of Microsoft Office software applications particularly Excel

Conversant with specialist terminology including,

F&B service
Front Office service
Culinary
Housekeeping
Purchasing
Maintenance
Logistics

Personal Qualities High degree of confidentiality and protection of sensitive information

Committed to creating environments and systems that enable the delivery of exceptional and personalised services

Displays a sense of urgency and dedication to meeting the needs and wishes of others

Displays a sense of service and support to the Department Teams

Persistent in establishing effective systems, controls and activities

Effective in creating and fostering an environment of collaboration

Does not make judgement about people based on their views, preferences, habits and behaviours

Demonstrates exceptional levels of integrity

Ability to work independently without receiving detailed instructions

Presents impeccable grooming and deportment

Maintains a positive outlook in most challenging situations and circumstances

Demonstrates high levels of resilience in demanding environments

Business Values Embraces, supports and models organisational values and culture N/A
Physical Abilities Moderate to High levels of mental endurance Physically fit

Sensitive to visual, auditory, signals

 

 

To apply for the position, please forward a motivational letter, an updated CV with a picture of yourself and specifying the position you are applying for to jobs@krugershalati.com

**Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.
Should you not hear from us– please consider your application unsuccessful.
Thebe Corridors Company/Kruger Shalati reserves the right not to fill the position, to postpone or re-advertise the role.