Vassiliki Job Opportunity

Want to work at one of the best summer windsurfing destinations? Ocean Elements in Vassiliki are recruiting for an operations manager, have a read below then head over to the Ocean Elements site here to apply if you think you’ve got what it takes!

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Operations Manager Greece

An exciting role to join a young but fast-moving and highly reputable water sports holiday brand Ocean Elements of long establish Tour Operator Alpine Elements.

The Operations Manager reports directly to the Managing Director and will be responsible for leading the Company’s exciting Beach programme and its future development, whilst ensuring the smooth running of all four existing Beach Clubs with a team of 60-70 hospitality staff, instructors and managers in Greece.

A very varied role which has challenging duties one might expect of starting and running a business in its own right. Duties will range from operational set up to staff management, reporting, overseeing the finance department, supplier contracting, client relations, (customer service) and quality control.

You will be a natural leader and motivator who will take charge of a growing team and inspire them to have a passion for what they do, and in the delivery of a seamless service. You will be a good communicator and have a head for problems and business, be self-reliant, dependable and resourceful. You will be able to stand on your own two feet, take control of tricky situations and perform you tasks diligently at all times.

You will ensure that all problems within your resort are dealt with quickly and efficiently, display a good work ethic and not be shy of “putting in the hours” when required.

Prospects

Joining the Company (now) at this pivotal stage of business growth will lead to excellent prospects and career development opportunities.

This is a very satisfying role, and one that will require a highly experienced, driven and organised person. It will come with career progression proportionate to the work put in.

Location

Depending on the candidate, this role can either be UK based with significant overseas travel or entirely Greek based. The role could also be split between the two countries on a seasonal basis – Greece summer, UK Winter.

Company History

Alpine Elements Ltd is a medium size tour operator specialising in summer and winter activity holidays. The Group takes over 20,000 clients away each year. The Company is seeking to expand their programme in Greece with current capacity of 3000 clients per summer over 3 hotels in Lefkada offering water sports at their RYA Training Centres.

Skills

• Experience in Water front Management, overseas Beach Clubs or similar

• Experience with Hotel Management

• RYA instructor qualifications are preferable but not essential

• A clear understanding of how a Beach Club or Centre works with regard to hotels management, RYA instructional programmes, RYA regulations and safety.

• Excellent people management skills

• Clear communicator, high organisational skills

• Knowledge of Health & Safety, food hygiene at kitchen / hotel level

• Strong problem solving skills & excellent attention to detail

• Ability to meet deadlines, often under pressure, not shy of putting in the hours

• Demonstrate ability to work effectively as a member of the team and proactively contribute to company goals

Package

Basic salary: £35,000 + bonus potential (based on performance, revenues, budgets)

Car and accommodation (Greece), mobile phone, travel expenses (Greece) and insurance provided.

Depending on the candidate, this role can either be UK based with significant overseas travel or entirely Greek based. The role could also be split between the two countries on a seasonal basis – Greece summer, UK Winter.

Permanent position

Please send your CV with a cover letter.

 

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