Soneva launches recruitment campaign for new resort in Noonu Atoll

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”9885″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_column_text]Soneva Resorts and Residences has launched a recruitment campaign for Soneva Jani, its newest luxury resort set to open in the Maldives by October.  According to the luxury resort operator, the recruitment is for positions in all departments, including Finance, Human Resources, LIFE (front office), Housekeeping, Food and Beverage (service and kitchen), Engineering, Island Guardians (gardening & sustainability) and the Spa.

An equal opportunity employer, Soneva invites both males and females of all nationalities and backgrounds to apply for roles available at the new resort.

“We offer one of the best working environments for women in the Maldives, with dedicated women’s accommodation, a women’s lounge, and dedicated gym hours among other things. We also provide unique activities, entertainment, sports and other provisions for women,” said Olivia Richli, Pre-opening & General Manager at Soneva Jani.

The resort plans to hold a series of open days in Male’ at the Hotel Jen from May 10 to 11, as well as in selected islands in the Noonu Atoll in June. Further details about the open days and available positions will be shared on Soneva Jani’s recruitment page on Facebook.

Soneva Jani is the newest creation by Sonu and Eva Shivdasani.  The resort is being built on a large island surrounded by four smaller islands in the middle of a five-kilo metre turquoise lagoon in the Noonu Atoll, Maldives. Meaning ‘Wisdom’ in Sanskrit, Soneva Jani will comprise 24 over water villas and 32 island villas.  The resort is surrounded by crystal clear waters, with pure white beaches, islands covered in rich tropical vegetation and set in a vast sparkling lagoon.

“The Soneva story continues with Soneva Jani. This is one of the luxury hospitality industry’s most anticipated hotel openings. The construction is progressing quickly and we are expecting to welcome guests by October, if not before.  We are looking to recruit the next generation of Soneva hosts, so we are looking for highly skilled, loyal and hardworking people to apply to join our team,” said Sonu Shivdasani, Founder and CEO of Soneva.

Soneva also owns and operates Soneva Fushi in the Maldives and Soneva Kiri in Thailand. Soneva in Aqua, an ultra-luxurious yacht offering an experiential travel experience, was launched in the Maldives in 2015 and sails out of Soneva Fushi.

Interested candidates are to send their CV to the Human Resources Director at:

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