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Retail Manager (Temporary Replacement)

We are looking for a temporary

Retail Manager (Temporary Position)

We need a temporary replacement for our Retail Manager. Are you a driven Retail Manager looking for a new challenge? Do you like to motivate, inspire, and empower your team members to achieve the best results together? Do you have a good attitude, an eye for detail and have an affinity with diving? Then we would like to meet you!

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic Retail Manager (40 hours per week) who is able to start at short notice, on a temporary basis. You will be, together with two Supervisors, responsible for our Dive Retail, REEF, Dushi Store and Dushi Style stores.

 

As part of the retail team (total of 12 team members), you will be responsible for the wholesale department, inventory and sales, companywide.  You will report directly to the director of Dive Friends Bonaire.

 

Profile
You enjoy the challenge of managing the Dive Friends Bonaire retail department. You know exactly how to motivate people and how to translate company strategies into objectives for your staff. You have good communication skills and experience in people management. Together with 12 employees in the retail division, you strive to provide the best service for all our customers.

You need good organizational skills to complete tasks, as well as planning your necessary activities efficiently. You need to be able to adapt quickly and reorganize when new priorities arise, as well as adjusting plans when sales information comes in. You are creative and have an ability to come up with solutions and ideas, as well as being eager to learn and develop. You are not afraid of a challenge.

You are ambitious to progress the Retail side of the Company and you understand what is needed to achieve this.

 

Tasks

  • You are responsible for all purchasing for the company, ensuring appropriate pricing and purchasing conditions.
  • You are responsible for inventory management across Dive Friends, as well as ensuring all inventory is current at all locations.
  • You are responsible for the order processing, logistics and customer service.
  • You are responsible for the various periodic reports and administrative work – in collaboration with our accountant.
  • You maintain contact with the various stakeholders, such as vendors, outlets, customs, shipping companies, etc.
  • You are constantly engaged in the optimization of the retail division; stock management, purchasing management, and other processes
  • You continuously keep an eye on trends & developments within the branch and you act on them.

 

Requirements

  • A business management qualification
  • At least 2 years work experience in a similar position
  • Analytical
  • Able to work structurally, accurately and efficiently
  • Good written and verbal English language skills – a 2ndlanguage is a plus
  • Experience with a retail stock and cash register system (or ability to learn new systems)
  • Great capacity to problem solve
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • Valid driver’s license

 

Dive Friends Bonaire

Dive Friends Bonaire is a PADI 5 star IDC center. We have 8 dive locations and 3 retail stores. We are a retail dealer, importing and distributing merchandise for all Dive Friends shops and retail shops. In addition, we supply other dive centers with dive equipment and accessories on Bonaire and work closely with some on-island suppliers. Dive Friends Bonaire has great ambitions and hopes you can help to achieve those ambitions.

 

What can you expect from us

  • A fulltime contract (40 hours)
  • The opportunity to dive and/or be trained to do dive
  • A competitive salary
  • Various personnel deals on Bonaire
  • A friendly team waiting for you

 

If you are interested in working on Bonaire and would like to be part of our team,
please send an e-mail with your CV and cover letter to hr@divefriendsbonaire.com

Front Desk Employee

We are looking for a new

Dive Shop Employee

  • Affinity with diving
  • Great communication skills
  • Excellent customer service
  • Eye for detail to keep the shop tidy

 

See you on Bonaire!

 

If you are interested in working on Bonaire and would like to be part of our team,
please send an e-mail with your CV and cover letter to hr@divefriendsbonaire.com

Dive Instructor

We are looking for a new

Experienced Padi Dive Instructors

We are looking for dive professionals who are ready for a new adventure on the wonderful Caribbean Island of Bonaire!

 

If you are an experienced PADI Dive Instructor (with at least 2 years of demonstrable experience) and you are ready for a new challenge, we are waiting for you! We don’t need to tell you what the work of a PADI Dive Instructor entails – you already know that. What we do need to tell you is that you will be joining a great team of dive professionals (about 60 employees), with many opportunities to further develop your career. We would love to hear what you can bring to our team!

 

When it’s time to get your fins out and explore a new environment, our HR Manager will be waiting for your contact.

 

See you on Bonaire!

 

If you are interested in working on Bonaire and would like to be part of our team,
please send an e-mail with your CV and cover letter to hr@divefriendsbonaire.com

Divemaster

We are looking for an experienced

Divemaster

We are looking for enthusiastic, experienced Divemasters to join our team.

If you want to

  • Live and work on a tropical island for a longer period of time.
  • Give guests the best diving experience.
  • Ensure your guests have a safe trip.
  • Work in a team of enthusiastic professionals.
  • Develop yourself in your work.

And you are available on a short notice, we invite to you apply for this fantastic job.

Requirements

  • PADI Divemaster.
  • Fluent in English (Spanish, Dutch and/or German are a plus).
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Excellent customer service.

If you are interested in working on Bonaire and would like to be part of our team,
please send an e-mail with your CV and cover letter to hr@divefriendsbonaire.com

Experienced Divemaster / Boat Captain

We are looking for a new

Experienced Divemaster / Boat Captain

If you want to

  • Live and work on a tropical island for a longer period of time
  • Give guests the best diving experience
  • Ensure your guests have a safe trip
  • Work in a team of enthusiastic professionals
  • Develop yourself in your work

Requirements

  • PADI Divemaster
  • Boat captain experience (proven)
  • Certified boat captain or willing to get certified
  • Fluent in English (Spanish, Dutch and/or German are a plus)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Excellent customer service

Due to immigration rules on the island, there is a preference for applicants with a Dutch or US passport or already in the possession of a Sédula.

If you are interested in working on Bonaire and would like to be part of our team, please send an e-mail with your CV and cover letter to hr@divefriendsbonaire.com

 

Retail Employee

We are looking for a new

Retail Employee

Dive Friends Bonaire is one of the largest diving organizations on Bonaire. In addition to our multiple dive shop locations, we have three convenient Retail Stores that offer a wide range of lifestyle, leisure and sportswear, such as clothing, shoes, flipflops and souvenirs, for all your shopping needs. We have numerous brands including Adidas, Birkenstock, Skechers, Champion and Corkcicle. Our Retail stores are REEF, Dushi Store and Dushi Style.

 

As a Retail Employee, you will make people happy every day! Here’s what that looks like in practice:

  • You offer customers a great experience while helping them with sizing, styles and the latest fashions.
  • You provide a friendly and efficient experience at check-out and you deal with requests, cancellations and returns.
  • You ensure a tidy shop floor with full shelves and clean fitting rooms, as well as keeping the storage area tidy and well organized.
  • You receive new deliveries, unpack and inspect them. You restock the store floor and make sure everything is priced correctly, also ensuring everything meets our high standards.

We love happy customers and that starts with the great in-store experience you will give them! Here’s what we expect from you:                                                                          

  • You enjoy working with people and creating a positive experience.
  • You are honest, a strong communicator who can also listen, share ideas and step in where needed.
  • You have good organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • You are a highly motivated team player with a positive attitude and willingness to learn.
  • You are interested in fashion and the latest looks.
  • Ideally you will have some experience working in a retail environment.
  • You need to speak English. It is a plus if you also speak Papiamentu, Spanish and/or Dutch.

Do you recognize yourself in the above description? If so, we want you to send us your application! You can do this by sending us an email, our email address is hr@divefriendsbonaire.com. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our HR department via the following telephone number: +599 7012578.

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