Jobs in the Garden Route
Kitchen Manager / Chef - Sedgefield2014-07-16



Supervise and coordinate activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation


Collaborate with management and other personnel to plan and develop recipes and menus.


Check the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.


Check the quantity and quality of received products.


Demonstrate new cooking techniques and equipment to staff.


Collaborate with management to determine how food should be presented and create decorative food displays.


Determine production schedules and staff requirements necessary to ensure timely delivery of services.


Estimate amounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients.


Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards.


Instruct cooks and other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, and presentation of food.


Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations, ensure uniforms and headgear are worn correctly and always.


Following company procedures submit orders or requisition food and other supplies needed to ensure efficient operation.


Analyse recipes to assign prices to menu items, based on food, labour and overhead costs.


Notify management of Arrangements for equipment purchases and repairs.


Meet with customers to discuss menus for special occasions such as weddings, parties, and banquets.


Meet with sales representatives in order to negotiate prices and order supplies.


Record production and operational data on specified forms.


Coordinate planning, budgeting, and purchasing for all the food operations within establishment.


Plan and coordinate the monthly roster for the kitchen staff shif


Arrange, action and control stock take every day as per management instructions.


Arrange and action the spring clean every week. Ensure that all equipment is washed and ready for use for the morning staff.

Make sure that all equipment is switched off every evening and left in a tidy manner

Office Supervisor / Administrator - Knysna2014-07-15

This is a well-established local business dealing with a clients in the building & related industry.  

You will work closely to the Operations Manager providing a strong office support for her. You will be required to handle all quotations, work on building a client data-base, invoicing, working closely with factory & ensuring clients orders have been correctly assembled.  You will eventually handle a small design function.  Great & diverse position! 

The ideal person will be able to work unsupervised, have held a position which required initiative & ability to implement systems.  Solid computer skills essential.

Monday to Friday:  07h30 to 17h00

Sales Specialist (furniture) - George - George2014-07-10

 Sales Specialist (Furniture) - George  Duties / Responsibilities :

Organizing and Controlling Customer Base:

Ø  Arrange appointments with existing clients.

Ø  Compiling contacts lists utilizing a range of resources for collecting information to create, maintain and retain customer base.

Ø  Plan sales pitch/services presentations to prospective customers.

Ø  Work within the framework of budget turnover and gross profit.

Ø  Maintaining ongoing customer service.

Selling Goods and Services:

Ø  Informing/advising customers of a range of furniture products/services available

Ø  Stimulate customer interest by demonstrating and explaining the features, benefits/end uses of a range of furniture product/services

Ø  Provide customers with advise on floor space utilization.

Ø  Introducing new furniture products in accordance with customer demand

Obtaining a range of information from customers for identifying needs and establishing customer profiles.

Skills & Abilities

Ø  Good Communication Skills are essential; person must be well spoken and fluent in both English and Afrikaans.

Ø  A pleasant and controlled manner of dealing with people at all times.

Ø  An enthusiastic, outgoing person who is self-confident, with a positive attitude is desired for this position.

Ø  Valid Drivers License (Code 08) will be a necessity.

Ø  Candidate must have computer skills knowledge.

Ø  Must have good telephone skills.

Ø  Excellent customer service skills.

Ø  Ability to listen and interpret information accurately.

Ø  Planning and organising skills

Experience, Knowledge & Qualifications

Ø  Successful candidate must have excellent furniture product knowledge.

Ø  Price list knowledge.

Ø  Knowledge on Axapta will be beneficial.

Ø  Knowledge of company policy with regards to customer service.

Ø  Knowledge of the services the company has to offer.

Ø  Knows the general operation of the company.

Ø  Knowledge of delivery routes and times.

Ø  Good computer skills are essential (Excel, MS Word, etc)

At least a senior certificate or equivalent qualification.


Please email CV's to (Use full job title as reference/subject)

Qualified Quantity Surveyor - Knysna / George - (r20-28k) - Knysna2014-06-24

Contracts / Site QS Required for Knysna/George (R20 - 28K)

My client is looking for a Contracts/Site QS with a minimum of 3 - 5 years experience.


  • Diploma or Degree in Quantity Surveying

  • Minimum 3 - 5 yrs on site experience

  • Must have run his/her own contract

  • Knowledge of CCS


  • R20 000 - R28 000 dependent on experience


Please send CV to

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