General Manager / CEO – 5* Estate – Private Game Reserve – Eastern Cape.

5* Game Lodges situated in a 22 000 ha private game reserve near Graaff Reinet 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 – negotiable – 10 % Profit Share – including family accommodation and company benefits.

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General Manager.

Exclusive 5 * Hotel – Zimbabwe.

Oversees all aspects of Property – 5* Hotel –  Management in accordance with Partnership Agreement, including maximization of financial performance,

guest satisfaction, and staff development within established quality standards. Responsible for the hiring, training and discipline of all hotel staff.

  1. Higher Diploma/Degree Hotel Management/Tourism and Hospitality/Business Management
  2. Requires an occupationally-significant combination of vocational education, apprentice training, on-the-job training, and essential experience in less responsible hotel skill level and management positions.
  3. A Certified Hospitality Administrator designation is preferred.
  4. Minimum of 7 years of management experience in the related field.
  5. Proven experience in managing multiple properties, assets and staff compliment in remote locations.
  6. Proven leadership skills, specifically in managing diverse management teams.
  7. 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 R 59 000 NET negotiable ( US $ 4 000 ) 

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Boutique Hotel Manager.

5* Boutique Hotel –  Lowveld – Mpumalanga

Our client is seeking a qualified and well experienced General Manager who will be responsible for

the daily operations & management of this stunning 5* Boutique Hotel.

Hospitality Qualification and 4 years General Management experience in 4 – 5* Boutique Hotels required.

Five-star guest experience and effective leadership of the senior management team.

Strong Food & Beverage, Rooms Division, Housekeeping & overall Management experience in 5* Hotels required.


  • Minimum of 4 years senior management experience in a 5 Star environment.
  • Degree/Diploma in Hospitality Management/Tourism
  • Excellent communication, organization and planning skills
  • Be able to motivate a team and lead your team
  • A clear understanding of basic labour law and disciplinary procedures
  • A developmental approach to staff
  • Assertiveness, patience and good organizational skills

Salary R 22 000 negotiable – highly negotiable. Accommodation provided. Company benefits.

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Lodge Manager.

Exclusive Exquisite 5* Game Lodge – Limpopo Province.

Management of entire Game Lodge operations

Minimum 4 years Game Lodge management experience required

Hospitality management diploma

Excellent Guest Relations skills required

To be able to communicate on all levels

assist with guest service and fill in for FOH and Reservations when needed; month-end accounts, salaries and staff tips

Good Computer knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook

Experience in Pastel and Nights-bridge will be an advantage, but any other POS and reservation program will be acceptable.

Strong leadership skills

Basic HR knowledge and a bit of background in Basic Conditions of Employment (as they will be managing a staff team of 40)

Basic knowledge of accounting factors Debtors and Creditors – costing and data capturing.

Salary R 20 000. Live in position. Company benefits.

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