LODGE MANAGEMENT VACANCIES

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General Manager. 

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge – Big 5 Game Reserve – North West – bordering Botswana.

Degree/Diploma in Hospitality Management

To assume the responsibility for the daily operations of this 5* Game Lodge, ensuring fiscal discipline, five-star guest
experience and effective leadership of the management team.

At least 6 years’ experience in senior Lodge Management positions

MS Office Suite

At least 6 years’ experience in a General Management positions in a 5* Game Lodge.

Excellent track record of leading a Team is essential.

Proven track record of having made targets and managed medium size teams

Energetic, candidate with lots of potential, ambition and who is committed.

Skills and Experience required:

• General Management

• Development and Staff Management

• Communication and Systems

• Human Resource and Community

• Financial and Compliance

• Development & Staff Management

Maintain and ensure the good will of the Lodge brand at property level;
– To ensure the developed set of the Collection’s standards are upheld and maintained;
– To ensure the management perform to the Collection’s standard, having a tangible presence with guests and staff;
– To ensure the management structure of the Lodge is streamlined and effective and in line with hospitality trends;

Salary R 38 000 – R 50 000  including senior management accommodation and company benefits.

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Lodge Management Couple

One Partner : Resident Manager

Responsible for Management and staff of all departments

Other Partner : General Operations / Administration

5* Game Lodge Kruger National Park – Mpumalanga Province.

Minimum of 6 year’s experience with proven track record within a 5 star lodge environment

Valid Driver’s Licence with PDP

Effectively manage the day to day operations of the Lodges, consistent with
Company Standards and to achieve optimum financial results and better budget.
Implement policies and procedures, as agreed with the General Manager to ensure operations,
financial controls, standards are being met.Implement reporting structures to ensure that information
are readily available, so that GM can in turn report weekly and daily to the CEO.
Financial Management through the Financial Manager. Building of relationships with
all major suppliers to ensure effective business relations.
Represent the Game Lodge in dealing with staff, guests, suppliers and owners.
Achieve good communication and to interpret and enforce agreed management decisions,
policies and attitudes to achieve Company’s objectives.
Instill a culture of learning and assist in creating a company for staff and customers.

Salary Highly negotiable – accommodation & meals included – Company benefits.

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General Manager – Okavango Delta. ( on hold )

Exquisite World renowned 5* Game Lodge – Okavango Delta – Botswana

Luxury ecotourism Company widely acclaimed as the continent’s foremost ecotourism company dedicated to conserving and restoring Africa’s wilderness and wildlife,

by creating life-changing journeys for our guests in some of the most remote and pristine areas in Africa.

Requirements :

  • A diploma or equivalent tertiary qualification in hospitality and or business management studies.
  • Minimum of 5 years of management experience in the related field.
  • Proven experience in managing , assets and staff compliment in remote locations.
  • Proven leadership skills, specifically in managing diverse management teams.
  • Proven record of outstanding staff relations.

Skills :

  • 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 31 000  ( BWP 23 000  )

Including Accommodation

Profident Fund

Med Aid

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General Manager – Northern Botswana. ( On Hold )

General Manager remote leading 5* Game Lodge – Okavango Delta – 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 5 – 6 years experience in Game Lodge Management in 5* remote Game Lodges & Camps,

ensuring full support required to run the camps at the highest level possible and maintain the high standards set for this prestigious Camp.

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

Ensuring that the camp is 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 5 years of management experience in the related field.
  • Proven experience in managing , 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 31 000  ( BWP 23 000  ) including provident fund.

50% company contribution towards medical aid.

Accommodation is provided.

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Lodge Management Couple. ( On Hold )

Lodge Manager / Gallery Curator – Administrator.

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge – Sabi Sand Game Reserve – Mpumalanga.

Lodge Manager :

Hospitality Management Qualification – 3 year Diploma / Degree.

The overall management of all aspects of the lodge and staff village, from the guest experience to the welfare and development of staff,

as well as contributing to the growth and development of the business in terms of innovation and continuous improvement.

Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel essential, and preferably Sage Pastel

Driver’s licence

We are seeking a candidate who has a natural ability to lead others, to inspire and coach and guide their staff into providing

an extraordinary and personable experience for guests.

Deliver an exceptional guest experience from welcome to departure, engaging with guests on a personal yet professional level

Ensure all aspects of the guests’ stay is efficiently, timeously and seamlessly organised and that their every need is met

Gallery Curator – Administrator :

A versatile individual with strong artistic and administrative skills to perform the dual role of styling and curating the lodge gift galleries

as well as running the coordination and administration aspect of general lodge operations.

Advanced level Microsoft Office, especially Excel

5* Game Lodge experience.

Previously experience hosting guests.

Driver’s licence.

The successful candidate must have attention to detail and a positive outlook while being responsible,

flexible, accurate, an excellent team player, creative, committed, hardworking and eager to learn.

Salary Highly negotiable – accommodation & meals included.

Company benefits.

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Management Couple ( On Hold )

Unique exclusive Game Lodge – North Western Namibia

Minimum 8 years experience in a lodge environment with at least 6 of those years having been in a management position.

Between the Couple one of them need to have strong Maintenance skills, admin skills and Lodge Management and strong Kitchen/Cooking skills. Guiding skills with a PDP.

Requirements :

  • Valid First Aid Certificate
  • Must be computer literate in MS Word & MS Excel and must have experience in a hospitality program such as InnKeeper, HansaWorld or Hotellinx
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Motivation for excellence with a fine eye for detail
  • Must have experience in staff management and labour relations
  • Excellent organizational skills

Duties :

  • Guest liaison and hosting
  • Stock, cash and budget control
  • Staff management and supervision
  • Control of equipment, infrastructure and maintenance

Salary R 20 000 – R 23 000 each.

Accommodation & meals included.

Company benefits.

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Operations General Management Couple. ( On Hold )

World renowned Private Game Reserve – Botswana

Overview 

Operations General Management COUPLE to lead the continued development of a 27’000-hectare game and wilderness reserve situated in Botswana

Currently consists of a Tented Camp operation as well as a luxurious Game Lodge, with a third

8 Villa 5* Game lodge to open in June 2020.

Applicant Requirements:

  • A Hospitality Management qualification
  • Proven experience with an exceptional track record as a General Manager or similar with full P&L accountability;
  • A minimum of 5 – 10 years’ experience working at GM or senior management level in a similar environment;
  • A proven and positive history of developing and empowering staff;
  • A proven and positive history working with and leading diverse stakeholder interests;
  • A proven and positive history of meeting targeted outcomes;
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to build, lead and motivate a competent and effective management team;
  • A proven positive history working with government agencies beneficial;
  • A proven positive history working with local communities;
  • Have knowledge, passion and experience for hospitality and conservation;
  • Strong Administration skills and Administration packages certificates beneficial.
  • The operation has 250 staff as well as 5 syndicated houses on the property as well as organisation of 70 employees
  • Will be responsible for 5 concessions.

Salary R 70 000 –  R 75 000 monthly including house and company benefits.

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General Manager. 

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge Madikwe Game Reserve

Hospitality Management Qualification / Degree.

At least 5 years’ experience in a General Management positions in a 5* Game Lodge.

Excellent track record of leading a Team is essential.

Energetic, candidate with lots of potential, ambition and who is committed.

Skills and Experience required:

• General Management

• Development and Staff Management

• Communication and Systems

• Human Resource and Community

• Financial and Compliance

Salary R 38 000 – R 42 000  including senior management accommodation and company benefits.

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Lodge Manager. ( On Hold )

Exquisite Idyllic 5* Game Lodge – Sabi Sand Game Reserve – Mpumalanga

5 years experience in a lodge management role essential

Hospitality Management Qualification – 3 year Diploma / Degree.

The overall management of all aspects of the lodge and staff village, from the guest experience to the welfare and development of staff,

as well as contributing to the growth and development of the business in terms of innovation and continuous improvement.

Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel essential, and preferably Sage Pastel

Driver’s licence

We are seeking a candidate who has a natural ability to lead others, to inspire and coach and guide their staff into providing

an extraordinary and personable experience for guests.

Deliver an exceptional guest experience from welcome to departure, engaging with guests on a personal yet professional level

Ensure all aspects of the guests’ stay is efficiently, timeously and seamlessly organised and that their every need is met

Salary highly negotiable  including accommodation and company benefits.

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Lodge Manager. ( On Hold )

Exquisite Game Lodge encourages complete tranquillity with uncompromised luxury.

Waterberg area – Limpopo Province.

Management of the Camp operation.

In full control of the entire Operation, 2 Game Lodges, in the absence of the General Manager.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years in a managerial post within a 5* establishment with good management skills.
  • Front office experience including reservations with good administration skills.
  • Excellent guest relations
  • Understand HR with disciplinary requirements and able to act accordingly.
  • Computer literate – knowledge of Semper would be most welcome.
  • Basic accounting skills.
  • Discipline, neat and well presented.
  • No Children permitted
  • Single status applicants only
  • Physically fit and able to attend to bush functions – Sleep outs, bush dining.
  • Drivers licence essential.
  • Keen eye – Eye for detail – I cannot express this enough.
  • Interest in food and wine knowledge
  • Understanding maintenance and be able to think out the box should a issue arrive.
  • Applicants between 27 – 45 years old (Over 45 will not be considered) male or female.
  • Contactable references

Duties:

  • Manage staff and ensure they conform to professional standards at all times.
  • Follow SOP’s and adapt as changes are made – Constant training.
  • Provide a supportive roll, guide, mentor and lead by example
  • Guest relations
  • Front of house with reservations
  • Rooms checks and keeping standards of lodge.
  • Stand in for GM when on leave covering all duties required.
  • General daily running’s of lodge and ability to keep staff occupied when lodge is quiet.

Salary R 16 000 – R 18 000  including accommodation and company benefits.

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