LODGE MANAGEMENT VACANCIES

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Lodge Management Vacancies

Lodge Manager.

World Class 5* Game Lodge Eastern Cape.

4 years Lodge Management experience required at a similar 5* Game Lodge

Hospitality Management Qualification.

Well Spoken in English & presentable.

Motivational Team Leader with Outstanding Hospitality Knowledge

Computer literate on Ms Office as well as GAAP and OPERA

Customer Focused with and an Eye for Detail

Contributing to team success

Excellent knowledge of F&B Service, Housekeeping & Front Office

Excellent guest relations abilities

Excellent ability to resolve guest, staff and lodge problems.

Financial understanding of budgets and working within those parameters

Drivers Licence

Key Performance Areas of this position include:

  1. Guest Relations and Front of House
  2. Shop, Sales and all reasonability associated with the running and operation
  3. Housekeeping maintain all standards
  4. Rooms and/or Tents including upkeep of Assets
  5. Food and Beverage maintaining all standards
  6. Gardens and Pools including upkeep and improvement
  7. Maintenance and Vehicles
  8. All Staff Related Issues
  9. Training and Team Motivation
  10. Stock Takes and Reports
  11. Performing and Understand to Set Budgetary Goals
  12. Weekly and Monthly Orders
  13. Weekly and Monthly Cost Stock Holding and Stock Takes

Salary highly negotiable – market related. Live in position

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Head Guide/Ass Manager &  Reservations Couple.

Exquisite 5* Game Lodge Madikwe Game Reserve.

Our client is seeking a Head Guide & Asst Manager for the male partner & reservations for the female partner.

Couple should have following requirements :

HE : Head Guide / Asst Manager

* FGASA and DEAT registration, Trails Guide, First aid, ARH, PDP, Business competency for firearms.
* skilled in various forms of maintenance from vehicles to plumbing, boreholes, electrical, building etc.
* have skills with regards to emergency response and security
* skilled with guest relations
* understand the 5 star guest
* have strong HR and staff management skills – especially when the Lodge Managers are on leave
* have a passion for making the Lodge a success

She :  Reservations

* Tertiary Diploma or Qualification – Hospitality / Hotel management – Preferable

* Excellent interpersonal skills, be well spoken and able to correspond with local & international guests and service providers
* Strong selling & admin skills are a must

Outline of Duties and Responsibilities

* The Establishment works on Panstrat Hospitality Solutions ,and it is preferred that the candidate knows these systems – Beneficial but not a requirement.

* Dealing with all reservations for lodge rooms which can be in the form of :

* Direct bookings
* Direct Online (via our website)
* Travel agents & tour operators
* OTA’s (booking.com etc)

Live in accommodation provided – House along with usual Lodge benefits
Meals
Bed-night allocation
Provident Fund (100% contribution by company)
Uniforms
Rotational Days off Cycle 6 weeks on 2 weeks off
Annual Leave

Highly Competitive Salary : Negotiable – dependent on experience and past performance 

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Game Lodge Anchor

World Class 5* Game Lodge – Lowveld – Mpumalanga

The core function of the lodge anchor is to host the guest and manage all aspects of their stay to maximize guest delight.

  • Relieves the Assistant Lodge Manager during cycle leave and performs all duties relevant to this position
  • 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

Skills & Experience

  • Hotel school qualification
  • 4 years’ work experience
  • Similar experience in a 5 star environment
  • Sound 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

Salary highly negotiable including accommodation with company benefits.

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Lodge Manager.

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge Madikwe NW Province.

Min of 5 years HR management experience in a 5* environment
• Strong but approachable leader with a genuine interest in people
• Passionate about training and development
• Strong financial acumen and administration skills
• Excellent communicator
• Organizational skills with great attention to detail

Ensure the ultimate guest experience at this 5* Lodge, maintaining the “at home” personal attention levels and
ensuring the efficient, effective and professional management of all departments.

Staff management with focus on succession planning, training and development
• Manager processes relating to counselling, performance reviews, disciplinary/grievance procedures and annual wage negotiations
• Manage and review departmental structures, recruitment and interviewing processes, the induction program and exit procedures
• Budget and Financial control, compiling daily and monthly reports
• Oversee accurate completion of all administration tasks, such as payroll, debtor statements, stock control and month end procedures for all departments, banking,
invoices, petty cash, creditor accounts, leave and overtime reconciliations
• Secretary for Employment Equity committee, responsible for the annual skills

Salary R 18 000 including accommodation with company benefits.

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Head Chef / Admin Couple – 5* Game Lodge.

World Class 5* Game Lodge – Sabi Sands – Mpumalanga

Brilliant career opportunity.

Head Chef

World Class 5* Game Lodge Hazyview – Mpumalanga.

Chef’s qualification with 5 years experience in 5* Boutique Hotels & 5* Game Lodges required.

Experience in 5* Game Lodges

Management of the kitchen and scullery departments

Maintain a distinctive, high quality Pan-African style of cuisine with seasonal, local ingredients

Lodge Assistant Administrations Officer

Minimum 2 years experience in World Class 5 Star Establishments in front office

Hotel or Tourism School (or similar qualifications) would be beneficial

Computer knowledge ie. Microsoft Office and Protel

English speaking, fluent in written English

Driver’s License essential

An understanding of administration, with a methodical approach

Excellent computer skills

Good organizational and planning skills

Live-In Accommodation provided with basic furniture

Food allowance

Gratuities left by guests

1% of Revenue Gratuity

50% Company Contribution on Medical Aid

50% Company Contribution on Pension Fund

20 Bed nights for family and friends annually at R500 p/p/p/night

Salary Head Chef R 15 000 negotiable.

Salary Admin R 8 000 negotiable 

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Guest Services / Admin Couple – 5* Game Lodge.

World Class 5* Game Lodge – Sabi Sands – Mpumalanga

Brilliant career opportunity.

Guest Service Supervisor.

This role covers the day to day operations of the Lodge. The role requires coordination of the guests stay, ensuring that from arrival to departure

they experience an authentic and memorable time. This will include hosting meals, orientation of the lodge and the rooms on arrival,

booking activities, making the guests feel comfortable and to ensure their stay is one they’ll remember.

We value feedback and put a lot of emphasis on responding to feedback in the running of all aspects of the Lodge.

The part you play is ensuring that from arrival to departure guests expectations are anticipated, met and exceeded where possible.

Qualifications / Experience

South African Citizen

Preferably 2 years experience in 5 Star Establishments

Hotel or Tourism School (or similar qualifications)

Lodge Assistant Administrations Officer

Minimum 2 years experience in World Class 5 Star Establishments in front office

Hotel or Tourism School (or similar qualifications) would be beneficial

Computer knowledge ie. Microsoft Office and Protel

English speaking, fluent in written English

Driver’s License essential

An understanding of administration, with a methodical approach

Excellent computer skills

Good organizational and planning skills

Guest Services – Salary R 7 300 negotiable

Asst Admin – Salary R 8 000 negotiable

Live-In Accommodation provided with basic furniture

Food allowance

Gratuities left by guests

1% of Revenue Gratuity

50% Company Contribution on Medical Aid

50% Company Contribution on Pension Fund

20 Bed nights for family and friends annually at R500 p/p/p/night

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Guest Services / Spa Therapist Couple – 5* Game Lodge.

World Class 5* Game Lodge – Sabi Sands – Mpumalanga

Brilliant career opportunity.

Guest Service Supervisor.

This role covers the day to day operations of the Lodge. The role requires coordination of the guests stay, ensuring that from arrival to departure

they experience an authentic and memorable time. This will include hosting meals, orientation of the lodge and the rooms on arrival,

booking activities, making the guests feel comfortable and to ensure their stay is one they’ll remember.

We value feedback and put a lot of emphasis on responding to feedback in the running of all aspects of the Lodge.

The part you play is ensuring that from arrival to departure guests expectations are anticipated, met and exceeded where possible.

Qualifications / Experience

South African Citizen

Preferably 2 years experience in 5 Star Establishments

Hotel or Tourism School (or similar qualifications)

Spa Therapist

South African Citizen

Minimum 2 years experience in 5 Star Establishments.

CIDESCO – International Qualification

CIBTAC – UK Qualification

SAAHSP – South African Qualification

EC – Preferable but not essential

Yoga training beneficial however not essential

Must have extensive massage experience

Africology Trained (advantage)

English speaking

Driver’s License

Guest Services Salary R 7 300.00 negotiable

Spa Therapist Salary R 7 500.00 negotiable

Live-In Accommodation provided with basic furniture

Food allowance

Gratuities left by guests

1% of Revenue Gratuity

50% Company Contribution on Medical Aid

50% Company Contribution on Pension Fund

20 Bed nights for family and friends annually at R500 p/p/p/night

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Head Chef  / Spa Therapist Couple – 5* Game Lodge.

World Class 5* Game Lodge – Sabi Sands – Mpumalanga

Brilliant career opportunity.

Head Chef

World Class 5* Game Lodge Hazyview – Mpumalanga.

Chef’s qualification with 5 years experience in 5* Boutique Hotels & 5* Game Lodges required.

Experience in 5* Game Lodges

Management of the kitchen and scullery departments

Maintain a distinctive, high quality Pan-African style of cuisine with seasonal, local ingredients

Spa Therapist

South African Citizen

Minimum 2 years experience in 5 Star Establishments.

CIDESCO – International Qualification

CIBTAC – UK Qualification

SAAHSP – South African Qualification

EC – Preferable but not essential

Yoga training beneficial however not essential

Must have extensive massage experience

Africology Trained (advantage)

English speaking

Driver’s License

Head Chef Salary R 15 000 negotiable.

Spa Therapist Salary R 7 500.00 negotiable

Live-In Accommodation provided with basic furniture

Food allowance

Gratuities left by guests

1% of Revenue Gratuity

50% Company Contribution on Medical Aid

50% Company Contribution on Pension Fund

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Assistant Game Lodge Manager.

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge Eastern Cape.

4 years 5* Game Lodge Assistant Management experience required.

Hospitality Management Diploma

Manage Day to Day operations in absence of Lodge Manager

Excellent Guest & Staff relation skills required.

Excellent attention to detail

Computer literate

Exceptional communication skills in English

Financial management skills

Management experience of junior staff

Salary R 11 000 – R 12 000 

Live in with company benefits of medical aid and provident fund contributions.

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Lodge Anchor

Exclusive multi award winning Game Lodge KZN

Our client is seeking a dynamic Anchor / Host for their vibrant energetic team.

Vibrant, energetic, motivated team player that is keen to get involved and is able to lead a team that is striving for perfection.

1 – 2 years Host / Front Office experience in Game Lodges required

Ability / willingness to Learn.

Team Player

Ability to work under pressure and be list/task orientated.

Drivers Licence

Prime Objective of Job:

Ensuring excellent customer service at all times

  • Core Competencies of the Job:
    • Day to Day Operation of Front Desk
    • Managing Curio Shop  Assisting the Lodge Manager with allocated daily tasks
    • Check in and Check out of Guests
    • Hosting of Guests during Meal times
    • Admin
    • Assisting Lodge Manager as needed
    • Ensuring guest satisfaction at all times.
    • Completing Weekly rooming list.
    • Completing orders
    • Hosting during meals( ensuring guest satisfaction at all times)
    • Standards – ensuring the set standards of the lodge are met at all times. Guest happiness is key
    • Assist all departments when relevant Anchor is absent.
    • Employer or management may require other tasks to be done not listed in this description.
    • Ensuring any maintenance issues are dealt with or proper handover is given to lodge Manager.
    • This should in no way effect a guest
    • Monthly Report given to Lodge Manager:
      • Operational Requirements
      • Training requirements for upcoming month.
    • Stock: Stock levels are to be kept at an adequate level, in order to maximize profit and minimize wastage.
    • Bearing in mind at all times our guests need and the Lodges aim to become a 5 star Lodge.

Essentials:

  • Ability / willingness to Learn
  • Team Player
  • Ability to work under pressure and be list/task orientated.
  • Drivers Licence
  • Min of 1 years’ experience at a similar establishment and position is preferred.

Salary R 6 000.00 including accommodation.

Package – Live in: inclusive of Accommodation, Meals, Lights & Water, DSTV, Maid Service and Laundry Service, Uniforms annually,

Cycle – 3 weeks on and 1 week off/month

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Administration Assistant.

World Class 5* Game Lodge – Sabi Sands Game Reserve Mpumalanga

The Administration Assistant is to provide administration support in all aspects Health & Safety and HR,

as well as general administration functions, provide leave cover for the Airstrip Administrator,

CS Admin, as well as Gift Shop over weekends and annual leave.

Preferably 5 years’ experience in an Administration role

Extensive Computer Knowledge i.e. Microsoft Office, Protel, Prime, Internet etc.

Excellent command of the English language – written and spoken

Valid South African Driver’s License

Strong Administration skills, with methodical approach

Excellent organizational and planning skills

Excellent communicator

Hands-on approach

Must be self-motivated, be able to work alone and work effectively without supervision

Excellent social and interpersonal skills, interact with staff & guests appropriately

Sense of ownership and pride in work

Highly sociable and sensitive to cultural issues/ patient with colleagues

Attention to detail and accuracy is essential and of utmost importance

Flexible attitude and willing to take on tasks as necessary

Must be self-motivated, be able to work alone and work effectively without supervision

Realistic expectations of bush life

Well-groomed and a good sense of personal hygiene

Excellent performance under pressure ensuring deadlines are met

Salary R 8 000 including accommodation and company benefits.

Live-in basic furnished accommodation (possible sharing)

R1 696.00 monthly food allowance over and above salary

Gratuities left by guests

1% of Revenue Gratuity

50% Company Contribution on Medical Aid

50% Company Contribution on Pension Fund

20 Bed nights for family and friends annually at R500 p/p/p/night

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