LODGE MANAGEMENT VACANCIES

Category:

General Manager

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 30 000  ( BWP 23 000  ) + provident fund +50% company contribution towards medical aid.

Accommodation is provided.

Apply for this Position


 

Operations General Management Couple.

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.

Apply for this Position


 

Operations Assistant.

Reputable Management Solution Consultancy, assisting Game Farms, Game Lodges, Game Reserves with projects and professional management plans

Work in a multifaceted operation on the Game Estate near Koedoeskop, Limpopo with seasonal crops, commercial lodges, game farming.

General Operational  related tasks and responsibilities with the focus on housekeeping admin and finance.

Tertiary Education – Hospitality Management.

4 years Hospitality management experience required.

Pastel and VIP Payroll, Xero will be beneficial.

The operations assistant will work closely with the managing company & report to the company.

The operations assistant will be responsible for the day to day housekeeping of the lodges, administration of the farm and financial admin.

Tasks that overlap to other departments will be liaised between sectional (departmental) managers.

Tasks:

  1. Housekeeping
  2. All operations related to the upkeep of the lodges
  3. Cleaning and all related duties and schedules
  4. Consumable procurement
  5. Equipment and stock control.
  6. Quality control on completed tasks.
  7. Laundry operations.
  8. Maintenance
  9. Assist with all related aspects regarding maintenance of fixtures, furniture and equipment at the lodges
  10. Physical work to be done by hospitality staff, maintenance team or contractors.

Requirements:

Administration.

Setting up of and revising Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for all administrative and financial aspects.

Weekly meetings with Managing Agent.

Weekly Sectional meeting with other managers.

Monthly feedback and planning

Annual planner and report.

Administrations regarding staff (contracts, loans, overtime etc.)

Compiling of standard operating procedures (detail to be discussed)

Administration of vehicles and equipment (licensing, quotes, renewals etc.)

Weekly planning and feedback

Finances

All aspects relating to financial administration (invoicing, payments, purchases, petty cash, bookkeeping as to be presented to bookkeepers, setting up a budget and budget control system)

Handling of financial administration system, such as collection of invoices, petty cash, control of budget, etc.

Monthly administrative and financial planning and feedback report

Control and implementation of monthly budget

Implementation of financial administration system (as implemented from time to time)

Salary R 15 000 –  R 18 000 including singe accommodation and company benefits.

Apply for this Position