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Deon Steyn

Hotel General Manager


Currently resides in: Gauteng, South Africa

Born in Germiston South Africa

Having worked within the industry for over 13 years, I have developed a wide range of skills that would meet, and exceed the expectations for the role. I started at the bottom of the industry and have worked my way up General Manager and Assistant Manager of Operations, Planning and Support.
During my career I have had many achievements, including drafting and implementing the SOP for a group of hotels and resorts. I also opened new units for the group and implemented everything from the ground up.
I am a natural leader and takes on work pressure with ease. My communications skills and interpersonal skills are very good and I work well, both within a team and individually.

Contact details

deonsteyn4@gmail.com

M: +27792604506



Professional details

Current Position(s)

General Manager | SA Leisure and Hotels
Krugersdorp, South Africa | December 2012 - present

Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

Responsible for achieving optimal guest satisfaction and a good working environment to attain all set objectives. To achieve this, the hotel should be run in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures and Policies as set out by the company.
To see to the implementation of optimal and attractive products and services required to address the hotel’s target groups, based on pre-agreed marketing plans and budgets. To ensure the correct production and distribution of information and promotion materials as agreed to.


Previous Position(s)

Project Manager | Abrina Oil
2009 - 2012

To plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan.


Assitant Operations Manager | Orion Hotels & Resorts
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2007 - 2009

Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

To manage the operational area in such a manner that customer satisfaction and budgeted profit margins are achieved and that a good company image is projected, thus ensuring continued growth.
Improving and maintaining brand awareness and marketing through exploring new and different avenues. Compiling proposals for new developments and management opportunities.
Opening of new units and implementing Standard Operating Procedures


Restaurant General Manager | CMS (KFC)
Pretoria, South Africa | 2006 - 2007

Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

General running of restaurant
Improved food cost from 53 percentto 35 percent
Completed all RGM modules


Assistant General Manager | Farm Inn Hotel – Wildlife Estate and Conference Centre
1999 - 2006

Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

General hotel management.
Particular focus on Rooms Division and Admin Department.
Conducted all disciplinary hearings.

Educational history

Secondary

Carletonville High School, Carletonville, South Africa (1994)

Tertiary

Potchefstroom University

1995 - 1996

SBE - Town and Regional Planning

Carletonville High School

1990 - 1994

Matric

Achievements

Competitive Accomplishments

First Place | Indoor Cricket League | 1996

A1 Mens League winners

Academic Achievements

Top 10 | 1994

Top 10 Pupils

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Other Activities

Golf

Player, 1994 - present

Enjoy golfing

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