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Island Resort Management Couple - Vanuatu

Advertiser: Hideaway Island Resort & Marine SanctuaryMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
28 Aug 2018
Asia Pacific, PNG & Pacific Islands
Work Type
Full Time
Hospitality & Tourism, Management

The resort comprises 26 accommodation units ranging from Dorms to Vilas in 5 different room-categories,. a Restaurant & Bar, a Padi Five Star Dive Center with 2 dive boats, ferry and glass bottom boat. The resort attracts snorkelers, divers and day guests…comprising of individuals, couples, honeymooners, families and Dive and Marine Study groups. We are pleased that many of our customers are return guests. 
As Managers, you will be responsible for the daily management of the Resort with the goal of insuring that guests are well looked after and leave satisfied with their Hideaway experience.  The resort has grown into a successful business and we are looking for experienced professionals with the maturity and expertise to oversee all aspects of the resort and continue the growth of the business.  Being great hosts and maintaining Hideaway’s friendly atmosphere is also critical for the continued success of the resort. 
The job entails a hands on approach with the ability to resolve problems fast and efficiently. The resort employs a great team of 50 local staff and a Watersports Manager and it is key to be able to think outside the box and have the ability to prioritize the multitude of demands that are required on a daily basis. 
Ideally one of the couple should have strong maintenance and repair experience and the other a strong F &  B background.  Together the candidates will have excellent written and oral communication skills, front and back office experience and knowledge of computerized reservation and POS systems, good computer skills including Social Media and a food and beverage background.  The candidates should also possess the people skills and finesse to interact with houseguests and staff in a positive manner and a willingness to work with the maintenance staff to maintain and upgrade infrastructure and landscaping.  An understanding of boat handling and outboard motor maintenance of boats is also a distinct advantage. Both individuals should have an interest or understanding of reefs and marine life in order to relate to the guest experience, assist with development of new ways for guests to enjoy & interact with the marine environment.  
This role is ideally suited for a highly motivated couple who are energetic, passionate, fit and healthy with great management and organizational skills as you will be required to be on call 24/7.  We are looking for a couple with previous resort management experience and a proven track record in the tourism and hospitality industry. Previous experience working in the South Pacific will be a plus.
A salary package also includes an Air Conditioned Bungalow, all utilities,  Wi-Fi, meals, work and residency permits, and shared use of company vehicle. 
Please forward your current resume, references and recent photos to:
Ensure you include a detailed covering letter indicating your desire to be considered for this role, the reasons why you are applying, as well as how this fits into your current/future life plans. The successful couple will have to relocate to Vanuatu as soon as possible, if not Residents of Vanuatu already.
Successful applicants will need to have current police clearances and medical certificates. The successful couple should be available to start as soon as possible. 


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