LODGE MANAGEMENT VACANCIES

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General Manager / CEO – 6* Estate – Private Game Reserve – Eastern Cape.

World Class 6* Game Lodges situated in a 22 000 ha Private Game Reserve – Jansenville in the Eastern Cape.

We are looking for a Top Notch, highly experienced & qualified world class 6* Game Lodge CEO / General Manager to direct and manage the Reserve & Game Lodges business activities

and to develop and implement effective business strategies and programs.

General Manager responsibilities:

  • Design strategy and set goals for growth.
  • Control budgets and optimize expenses.
  • Ensure employees are motivated and productive.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations.
  • Set policies and processes.
  • Oversee recruitment and training of new employees.
  • Evaluate and improve operations and financial performance.
  • Prepare regular reports for owners.
  • Improving revenue.
  • Evaluating performance and productivity.
  • Analyzing accounting and financial data.
  • Researching and identifying growth opportunities.

General Manager requirements:

  • Proven experience as a General Manager or similar executive role in hospitality.
  • Experience in planning and budgeting.
  • Knowledge of business process and functions (finance, HR, procurement, operations).
  • Strong analytical ability.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership skills.
  • Problem-solving aptitude.
  • BSc/BA in Business or hospitality, MSc/MA is a plus.
  • Proactive nature.

Salary R 120 000 – R 130 000 monthly – highly negotiable – 10 % profit share –  including family accommodation and company benefits.

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General Manager

A new position of a General Manager has become available for the Northern Botswana Concession.

World renowned luxury ecotourism company that exists to protect pristine wilderness areas and the flora and fauna.

The role is ideally suited to a General Manager with 7 years experience in Game Lodge Management in 5* remote Game Lodges,

ensuring the camps get the full support required to run their camps at the highest level possible and maintain the high standards set for 5 camps.

The role will also encompass management of the overall daily operational expenses, involvement in planning and management of the camp budgets.

Ensuring that the camps are maintained and run to the best interest of the staff,the management company,

the owners of the camp as well as meeting and exceeding the guest’s expectations.

Qualifications :

  • A diploma or equivalent tertiary qualification in hospitality and or business management studies.
  • Minimum of 7 years of management experience in the related field.
  • Proven experience in managing multiple properties, assets and staff compliment in remote locations.
  • Proven leadership skills, specifically in managing diverse management teams.
  • Proven record of outstanding staff relations.

Requirements :

  • Shown dedication to eco-tourism
  • Ability to set budgets and control spend
  • An attention to detail for a Premier and Classic brand
  • Excellent communication, organization and planning skills
  • Be able to motivate a team and lead your team
  • Ability to adapt and learn
  • Be able to spend time in Maun when required

Salary R 46 000  ( BWP 35 000  ) + provident fund +50% company contribution towards medical aid.

Accommodation is provided.

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World Class 6* Game Lodge Manager – 6* Estate – Private Game Reserve – Eastern Cape.

6* Game Lodges situated in a 22 000 ha Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape.

To manage 3 new World Class 6* Game Lodges.

Our Client is seeking a highly experienced and qualified TOP notch Game Lodge Manager who has worked at highly prestigious and world class  5* Game Lodges

Excellent Guest Relations skills are required.

Hospitality Management qualification required

5 – 6 years World Class 6* Game Lodge experience needed at the most prestigious Game Lodges in Southern Africa.

to be able to communicate on all levels.

Proven experience in managing three 5* properties, assets and staff compliment.

Proven leadership skills, specifically in managing diverse management teams.

Proven record of outstanding staff relations.

  • Shown dedication to eco-tourism
  • Ability to set budgets and control spend
  • An attention to detail for a Premier and Classic brand
  • Excellent communication, organization and planning skills
  • Be able to motivate a team and lead your team
  • Ability to adapt and learn
  • Hosting & Dealings with guests, Tour operators, and VIP’s. Must exceptionally well spoken and presentable
  • Strong Knowledge within the following department: Housekeeping / Maintenance / Food & Beverage / Kitchen.
  • Strong Financial Understanding, w.r.t. Budgets / Costings / Stock control /
  • Good Computer skills in MS Office (Work, Excel, Outlook).
  • Reliable, Ethical, Confidentiality driven, Motivated, Sales Orientated, Honest, Passionate.
  • Staff Training.
  • Valid RSA Drivers licence.
  • Excellent Track Record.

Salary R 50 000 – R 75 000 highly negotiable. Including accommodation & company benefits.

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Relief Camp Management Couple.

World renowned luxury ecotourism company that exists to protect pristine wilderness areas and the flora and fauna.

Northern Botswana

Qualifications :

  • A diploma or equivalent tertiary qualification in hospitality and or business management studies.
  • Minimum of 5 – 6 years of management experience in remote 5* Game Lodges.
  • Proven experience in managing multiple properties, assets and staff compliment in remote locations.
  • Proven leadership skills, specifically in managing diverse management teams.
  • Proven record of outstanding staff relations.

Requirements :

  • Shown dedication to eco-tourism
  • Ability to set budgets and control spend
  • An attention to detail for a Premier and Classic brand
  • Excellent communication, organization and planning skills
  • Be able to motivate a team and lead your team
  • Ability to adapt and learn

Salary Per Person –  R 24 000 ( PWB 18000 ) + provident fund +50% company contribution towards medical aid.

Accommodation is provided.

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Assistant Game Lodge Manager

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge Hoedspruit.

Experience & Qualifications :

  • Minimum 5 years Management experience in a 5 star boutique operation or Big 5 reserve with in a similar lodge environment
  • Hospitality management qualification
  • Hospitality and service training experience
  • Room Division Experience

The ideal individual for the position will be detail orientated, passionate about guest delight and enjoy guest interaction.

Furthermore he/she needs to have strong administrative skills and enjoy staff motivation and development.

Candidates for this position should be a natural leader, passionate about people, and also be a very strong verbal and written communicator,

as maintaining and building relationships with repeat guests, tour operators and a variety of internal and external stakeholders is vital.

Strong leadership & mentoring skills – Listen, Inspire and Empower the team

Strong management skills

Problem solving skills

Profile & Skills :

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (listening skills, verbal communication etc)
  • Positive attitude, Self-motivated, Confident
  • Sense of humour
  • Sense of adventure
  • Strong people skills
  • Structured manager with experience of leading diverse teams
  • Energetic, proactive person with well-developed concept of the importance of providing a world-class guest experience,
  • Ability to provide that experience.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Practical with some experience in maintenance
  • Competent financial and IT skills
  • High energy levels & drive to get things done
  • Planning & organizing
  • An appreciation of other cultures.
  • Introduce new ideas that will enhance the department and its activities

Salary R 18 000 – R 20 000  – Accommodation & Company benefits.

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FOH Anchor.

High End – World Class 5* Game Lodge Mpumalanga.

4 – 5 years Assistant Lodge Management experience required.

Hotel school qualification

4 years’ work experience

Similar experience in a 5 star environment

Exceptional knowledge of Food and Beverage, in particular wine, cigars and cheese

Experience of Stock controls and management of month to month stock take

Excellent attention to detail

Computer literate

Exceptional communication skills in English

Financial management skills

Management experience of junior staff

Be in possession of a valid South African work permit

Relieves the Assistant Lodge Manager during cycle leave

Manage day to day operations

Coordination of service, wine tastings, functions etc

Managing stock, breakages

Manage staff in terms of discipline and service

Hosting

Check ins and outs

Salary highly negotiable including accommodation and company benefits.

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