Resort Management Team - Samoa

Resort Management Team - Samoa

Posted: 10/29/2013 - 10:11 pm

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Le Vasa resort in Samoa is looking for an experienced, motivated and professional 'Resort Management Couple' from immediate for the long term. Persons must have at least 3 years experience in the hotel/resort industry. The candidates should be at least 27 years old, preferable in the range 30-55 years. 

Description: Le Vasa Resort in Samoa is a Boutique 3 1/2 to 4 star resort hotel offering oceanfront accommodation with professional service and warm hospitality. We offer South Pacific International cuisine in our restaurant, full bar, and a variety of water sports and tours, weddings, etc. Our location is 6 miles west of the international Airport and 25 miles to the Capital of Apia. 

The resort has been growing fast and we are looking for experienced professionals to continue such growth going forward whilst constantly adapting the operation to be able to deliver against guest expectations. The job entails a 'jack of all trades' ability and the experience of being able to resolve ongoing problems fast and efficient, whilst ensuring continuous guest satisfaction. It is key to be a problem solver, great organizer and have the ability to multi-task and prioritize, as well as deal with the general 'Island Mentality' of a Pacific Island and Samoa. 

We are looking for an experienced GENERAL MANAGEMENT COUPLE with the right attitudes to deliver a great product experience and run a smooth and successful operation. Operations include, but are not limited to, guest relations, guest and resort activities, resort and boat maintenance, food and beverage, housekeeping, landscaping, book-keeping & administration, supervising/managing of staff, staff scheduling, marketing and the general day to day activities involved in running the resort. Most importantly the job includes ensuring a great guest experience and guest satisfaction. 

Mainly interested in couples, with a background in resort management in the hospitality industry and ideally small, exclusive resorts. The positions offered are Resort Managers and as such include the overall management of the resort, thereby fully running the resort on the ground in Fiji and reporting to the owner. Please only apply if you have an actual history and experience in resort management. 

KEY CRITERIA: Him/Her: * Experienced captain with great people skills * Overall Resort Operation management skills required * Boat Handling a plus * Outboard mechanics and boating knowledge a big plus * Work experience in island resorts * Ability to supervise and manage all repairs & maintenance, as well as mechanical operations in a remote location * Strong problem solving skills * Effective interpersonal skills and effective decision-making skills * Strong skill-set to work in Samoan cultural environment with local staff management. 

Her/Him: * Strong front office management and organization skills, computer literacy and resort management experience * Experience in reservations and reception and front office * Experience in (international) resort marketing * Experience in managing resort staff (kitchen, housekeeping etc.) * Basic knowledge of accounting (accounts receivable and accounts payable & pay roll), food and beverage, housekeeping and guest services operational procedures 

Both: * Flexibility/adaptability to work in all areas of the resort, etc ¬as required. * Interest in being part of a growing business and in working in an island resort. * Being able to create and be part of a hospitality atmosphere is what it's all about, thereby hospitality experience is a must * Strong problem solving skills * effective interpersonal and decision making skills * Computer literacy * Financial management skills 

Please only apply if you have all the required items. 
• Employment Type: Full Time. 
Offer: full board, lodging, base salary and bonus. Looking for applicants to start in the first quarter of 2014. Please only apply if you fit the required criteria, all applicants should forward their CV/Resume.


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