LODGE MANAGEMENT VACANCIES

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Lodge Management Vacancies

 

Lodge Management Couple

Exclusive luxurious 5* Game Lodge ( 3 camps )

Kruger National Park – Mpumalanga

5 – 6 years experience in LODGE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT required.

Strong management couple who excel in Front of House, F&B, Lodge Administration & Operations Management.

Well-spoken and presentable

Excellent Guest Relation skills, ensuring great experiences

Innovative and creative

To drive hospitality at the camps to new levels

Must be proven & experienced in managing, training, cost control and have strong administrative skills

Relationship building, with staff, guests, the community, the industry (agents and other lodges)

Strong leader who has been in charge of employees before – Formal hospitality degree/diploma required

Responsible for the management of the three camps within the Lodge portfolio

Lateral thinking ability

Initiative.

Must be able to cope under pressure to meet guests needs

Good interpersonal skills and communication with staff and guests

Attention to detail

Diligence and self-motivation to meet deadlines

Willingness/ability to share information and teach and inspire others

Computer and financial skill – Effective leadership & management skills

Plan and manage lodge operations effectively

Drive the broader goals of the group as required by Head Office

Knowledge of Apex Systems required, or similar PMS system

Knowledge of Game Reserve Operations required

Computer literate

Able to handle pressure & difficult situations if required

Able to multi task & deliver as required in accordance with company standards
Adherence to all company practices – Leading, training and motivating the team

Drive the lodge’s quality plan and implement all required standards LEVEL Management

Salary R 45 000 including accommodation  & company benefits.

Medical aid for couple only restricted to Classic Saver -Forms part of CTC package (voluntary membership)

13% Provident – forms part of CTC package (compulsory membership).

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Assistant Operations Manager.

Luxury Game Lodges, Hotels & Resorts Chain – Bryanston

Based in Bela Bela Limpopo.

Luxury Game Lodge Group is seeking an Assistant Operations Manager for 3 properties.

5 years minimum experience in LODGE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT required.

Excellent Leader skills required.

Formal hospitality degree/diploma.

Excellent English communication skills required.

Friendly person with a strong personality that can think on their feet

Well-spoken and presentable individual

Responsible for the management of the three properties within the Group’s portfolio

Will be required to travel frequently to properties based in Limpopo, KNP & Welgevonden

Effective leadership & management skills

Plan and manage lodge operations effectively

Drive the broader goals of the group as required by Head Office

Knowledge of OPERA PMS & Apex Systems beneficial

Knowledge of Game Reserve Operations required.

Excellent Computer skills

Able to handle pressure & difficult situations if required

Able to multi task & deliver as required in accordance with company standards

Adherence to all company practices

Leading, training and motivating the team

Drive the lodge’s quality plan and implement all required standards

Salary R45 000 neg COST TO COMPANY .

Medical Aid  – forms part of CTC package (voluntary membership) ( Main Member )

13% Provident – forms part of CTC package (compulsory membership)

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Lodge Manager.

World class 5* Game Lodge Eastern Cape.

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

Hospitality Management Qualification.

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 R 24 000. Live in position

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Human Resources Manager.

Luxury 5* Game Lodge – NW Province

Manage all HR and administration aspects of this luxurious 5* Lodge, with focus on the staff well being,

promoting the Group’s Purpose & Values, maintaining the “at home” personal attention levels and

supporting the efficient, effective and professional management of all departments.

• Min of 5 years HR management experience in a 5* Hotel / Game Lodge 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

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

Salary R20 000 – R25 000 including accommodation and company benefits.

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Lodge Manager.

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge – Kruger National Park – Mpumalanga.

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.

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

Hospitality Management Qualification.

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

Min of 2 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 highly negotiable including accommodation with company benefits.

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Assistant Lodge Manager.

Large Luxury Game Lodge, Waterberg – Limpopo Province

3 years minimum experience in similar LODGE MANAGEMENT position

Proven skills & track record in Front of House or F&B management, or both

Well-spoken and presentable

Excellent Guest Relation skills, ensuring great experiences

Innovative and creative

Must be proven & experienced in managing, training, cost control and have strong administrative skills

Relationship building, with staff, guests, the community, the industry (agents and other lodges)

Strong leader who has been in charge of employees before – Formal hospitality degree/diploma required

Responsible for the management of the Lodge in the absence of the Resident Manager

Lateral thinking ability

Initiative.

Must be able to cope under pressure to meet guests needs

Good interpersonal skills and communication with staff and guests

Attention to detail

Diligence and self-motivation to meet deadlines

Computer and financial skill – Effective leadership & management skills

Plan and manage lodge operations effectively

Drive the broader goals of the group as required by Head Office

Knowledge of Apex Systems required, or similar PMS system

Knowledge of Game Reserve Operations required

Computer literate

Able to handle pressure & difficult situations if required

Able to multi task & deliver as required in accordance with company standards
Drive the lodge’s quality plan and implement all required standards LEVEL Management

Salary R 18 000 – R 20 000 including accommodation – Medical Aid & Pesion Fund contribution.

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Deputy General Manager / Operations Manager.

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge – NW Province

5 years previous Game Lodge Management experience required

Hospitality Management qualification

  • Prior bush lodge experience an absolute must – preference given to those who have worked in luxury Southern African bush properties
  • Must have an obsession with attention to detail and guest satisfaction
  • All rounder ; Food & Beverage ; Rooms Division ; Maintenance ; Banqueting & Conferences Departments
  • Working closely with the Executive Chef and F&B team, a strong F&B background would be a big plus
  • A born leader who is comfortable mentoring, training and supporting the diverse cultural team
  • Excellent guest contact skills – must be used to dealing with high end international clientele
  • Due to the remote location, candidate must be a good planner who is at home with logistics challenges
  • Astute financial acumen and the ability to identify and maximise new revenue streams
  • Fluent English is essential
  • Salary R20 000 – R25 000 including cottage and company benefits.

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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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Lodge Manager

Stunning exquisite 5* intimate Lodge  – Drakensberg.

3 years Lodge Management experience required at a similar small 5* Lodge

Hospitality Management Qualification.

Well Spoken in English & presentable.

Motivational Team Leader

Computer literate

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.

Salary – R 14 000 – R 15 000. Live in. Accommodation is a 1 bed furnished cottage.

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Duty Manager 

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge Hoedspruit

Assist in the day to day management of the Lodge Operations to include front office, Housekeeping, F&B Service Levels & Administration

    • 2 – 4 Years’ experience in same/similar position
    • Preferably previous experience with Opera, Fidelio or Pan.
    • Polite, friendly person that can think on their feet
    • Well spoken and well presented individual
    • Strong administration skills
    • Must have grade 12
    • Must have a valid driver’s license, PDP
    • Good all-rounder required.
    • Strong F&B and Hosting skills.
    • Good Communication and Interpersonal Skills.
    • Pro-Active and Professional and well Presented
    • Strong management skills. Ability to deal with guests
    • MS Office suite – a minimum of 2 yrs previous working experience in the capacity of Duty Manager/Lodge Anchor in a 5* game lodge is essential.
    • Check in and Check outs
    • It will include supervising the set up of, and service at, all meals and beverage servings.
    • Supervising service from the Bar and Kitchen, all activities connected to hosting and overseeing all public areas are presentable.
    • Familiar with all operational aspects of Front Office, including Reservations.
    • Bilingual with good communication skills
    • Stock control & orders
    • Stock issuing across all departments of the lodge
    • Guest orientation, Hosting
    • Overseeing and take full responsibility of the HK department and Laundry
    • Daily issue of stock and stock control
    • Daily/Monthly Reports and Stock take
    • Salary R 12 500 Live out or Live in. Company benefits

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Assistant Lodge Manager.

World Class 5* Game Lodge Garden Route – Western Cape.

3 years previous Game Lodge Management experience required

Hospitality Management qualification

Prior bush lodge experience an absolute must.

Attention to detail and guest satisfaction

Excellent Guest Relations & Staff Relation skills required.

Excellent Front of House skills

Back of House controls

Food & Beverage , Housekeeping, Maintenance & Front of House management experience required.

Stocktakes/Monthly OE Controls

Staffing Rosters

Handling staff Issues with HOD’s

Sorting Logistics

Running a Duty Management shift

All issues pertaining to Admin of a Lodge

Salary R 14 000 including company benefits & accommodation.

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