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Description: Young, Dynamic Assistant Nature Reserve Management Couple wanted for stunning Private Game Reserve - we want people with strong Conservation ethics to join our top Management team, and who will buy into and invest themselves long-term in our vision!
Reserve and veld Management: Fences, road maintenance, water-provision, Water Pumps, Hunting, and Mechanical back round, liaison with guests etc.
Administration: Office assistant and bookings.
Eco-Tourism and Volunteering groups: Marketing, management and guiding, sales, catering, hosting, activities etc.
Rare Game Breeding Projects
Social Responsibility and Expansion: Liaison, promotion and coordination of greater vision for the region.
Remuneration: A competitive salary package is offered, R16 000. 00 for the couple (R8 000. 00 per person) Housing with services is supplied as well as a vehicle and diesel for work purposes, laptops and two cell phone contracts.
You will report directly to the Company General Manager on day-to-day issues.
We are looking for top, competent, organised people with passion and drive!
Ideal Candidates will be contacted in due course for short-listing - if you do not hear back from us then unfortunately your application was not successful.
Skills/Requirements: Ideal candidates would have the following between them:
FGASA at level 1 or higher with PDP vehicle license;
Experience with - eco-tourism and volunteering programs, veld guiding and activities, Marketing, catering and hosting
Between the couple:
> 2 years Lodge/hotel/rare game/eco-tourism experience - preferably a tertiary qualification;
>5 years Reserve Management experience - preferably a Nature Conservation or Game Ranch Management tertiary qualification;
· Reference: LS-77236-1812 · Salary: R16 000 (R8 000 per person) for the couple depending on experience · Country: South Africa · Province: · Date Posted: 18 Sep 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Description: Are you a motivated, enthusiastic and confident person, who is determined to exceed our customer's expectations? You appreciate the little things and enjoy creating exceptional experiences through perfecting little details, you may be just the person we are looking for!
Location: Kalba, Sharjah, Arab Emirates
Vehicle, duty meals
)fficial salary - $5500
-Air tickets (return ticket per year)
Full medical insurance
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Opening new 20 tented 5 star camp on Island
Will oversee three other projects in UAE
Cover all aspects of operation
Responsible for effective implementation and compliance of company structures
NICE TO HAVE
Excellent communication skills
Good English, Arabic is a plus
Attractive appearance, open minded
Previous experience in similar position (at least 3 years)
Who we are: MANTIS an international, operating world wide. This is who we are. Candidates trust us, because we care for them during their whole work engagement with us.
Important to have previous experience in lodges or tented camps.
Brand new camp with state of the art facilities.
Couples can apply.
MUST be available immediately.
· Reference: LS-77233-1810 · Salary: $5 500 · Country: United Arab Emirates · Province: · Date Posted: 18 Sep 2017 · Employer type: Leisure Company
Description: Quality Assurance Manager required for a leading Tanzanian Safari Group, based in Arusha, to implement systems and standard operating procedures and to train their staff accordingly. Tanzanian operators are finding it increasingly difficult to obtain visas and work permits for foreigners and are required where possible to employ locally. To this end the group is training and empowering Tanzanian senior staff to take on the responsibilities of managing their lodge operations.
The successful candidate will take on the lead role in this endeavour and report directly to the directors.
Starting off as a temporary position that can become a permanent position and is aimed at an individual rather than a couple, although a couple with the right qualifications are invited to submit their applications.
This is a live-in position and will include meals.
The candidate/s should have a formal hospitality qualification and have a proven record in Lodge Management and Staff Development.
Send your CV's in MSWord format together with a recent photo of yourself and include names and contact details of references to support your application. Written references and copies of relevant certificates should be attached.
· Reference: LS-77172-0802 · Salary: Dollar based and according - experience · Country: Tanzania · Province: · Date Posted: 08 Sep 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Seeking a Managament Couple with formal hospitality qualifications and at least 3-5 years formal experience within a 4/5 Star Hotel. Must be well educated, well presented individuals and must be willing to work in a remote environment in Mozambique. Must have experience in staff management.
Must have formal hospitality qualifications and at least 3-5 years experience within a 4/5 Star Hotel.
Computer Literate: must be proficient on formal hotel systems (For example Easy Pos, Protel, Micros, Opera etc)
Will be responsible for the management of the operational area in such a manner that customer satisfaction is achieved.
Assist with queries and guests complaints - management on duty.
Effective management of all staff
Create and maintain relationship with guests.
Responsible for the management of the entire establishment in the absence of the GM
Minimum of 3 years experience as a Duty Manager, as well as a minimum of 3 years experience in an Operations Management position in a 4/5 Star Hotel Should be experienced within all different areas of a Hotel Polite, friendly person with a strong personality that can think on their feet Well spoken and well presented individual Strong leader who have been in charge of employees before Must have grade 12 and be computer literate Previous experience on Opera and Micros would be an advantage Formal hospitality degree/diploma preferable
· Reference: LS-77130-0708 · Salary: Negotiable · Country: South Africa · Province: Limpopo · Date Posted: 07 Sep 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Beautiful Lodge set amongst an Acacia Forest just 5 minutes’ drive from Lake Manyara and 2 hours’ drive from Arusha on the edge of the Great Rift Valley are looking for a very special Lodge Manager.
Someone who is capable of:
Handling all guest related activities
Manage the day to day logistics of a busy lodge
Prepared to do field work with live animals and be conversant with Butterfly’s and birdlife.
Our client is looking for someone a bit out of the ordinary who will cast their own special magic to ensure the lodge retains its casual, friendly and uniquely Tanzanian flavour. The lodge lives in total harmony with the local people from where they source their staff, purchase their produce and who hand make much of their furniture.
The position includes
Live-in accommodation, including meals
A 2-Year contract – extendable if mutually agreed to.
1 day off/week or 4 days/month.
Previous Lodge Management experience, and probably in East Africa
The successful candidate will probably be a female (but that’s not cast in stone). It could possibly even be a couple.
Have some formal hospitality qualification.
Have an affinity for and knowledge of animals - especially the smaller creatures, butterfly’s and birds
Be an all-rounder and a jack-of-all-trades.
Have an infectious personality, a love of life, a cheerful outlook and a positive attitude.
What we need from you:
Your CV (in MS Word form preferably).
A motivation letter from you
A recent photo of yourself
Written references if you have as well as names and contact details of referees for your most recent positions.
We will respond within 48 hours to all serious applicants. If you do not get a response, please consider your application as unsuccessful.
· Reference: LS-77095-0403 · Salary: US$1000 to 1500 · Country: Tanzania · Province: · Date Posted: 04 Sep 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Safari JOBS is currently recruiting for a Relief Lodge Management couple for an exciting opportunity with our well-established client - a company with a number of high profile, luxury lodges.
The successful candidates will report to the Concession Managers and should be willing to work for extended periods in a remote environment. They will be based at one of the 3 camps each month of their 3 month work cycle. These include two 10 sleeper properties (one of which is world class rated) and one 36 sleeper property, 2 of which are 5* and all situated in Northern Botswana.
A younger dynamic couple with a minimum of 3 - 5 years lodge / assistant lodge / luxury camp management experience would be best suited to this position. The ideal candidates must have an acute understanding and knowledge of operating a luxury safari lodge in a holistic manner. The successful couple will need to possess exceptional hosting skills as the interaction and well-being of the clientele is of vital importance to this position.
Safari JOBS is URGENTLY searching for an OUTSTANDING General Management couple for a stunning, well established 5* lodge / camp operation based in the Serengeti - Tanzania.
The ideal candidates must have an acute understanding and knowledge of operating a luxury safari operation in a holistic manner. The successful couple will need to possess exceptional hosting skills as the interaction and well-being of the clientele is of vital importance to this position. There is a client preference for candidates who have remote 5* experience - especially Tanzanian specific experience. This position is best suited to candidates between the ages of 35 - 65 years of age. The successful candidates will be responsible for every aspect of running a remote lodge with some extended periods of work due to the demand of the high season.
This is unfortunately not a child or pet friendly vacancy due to the location and requirements of this position.
Senior / Secondary School educational qualification (E. G. Matric certificate in South Africa);
Tertiary qualification - A degree or diploma in Hospitality / Tourism or similar;
(A Wildlife Campus certificate in game lodge management will suffice as a minimum to apply if no formal diploma or degree);
A valid passport that will not be expiring within the next 6 month's minimum;
** Candidates must have original copies of all qualifications / documents for work permit applications**;
A minimum of 5 years General Management experience in 5* luxury camp / safari lodge environments - Strong advantage if the experience has been in remote locations;
Strong administrative and reporting skills & experience - must be fully computer literate;
Maintenance and mechanics skills and experience;
Guiding skills and / experience;
HR skills and experience;
Stock control skills and experience;
Experience and ability to train staff;
Proficient in English, ability to communicate in foreign languages - strong advantage;
Minimum of 3 contactable references (per candidate);
Candidates need to be responsible, mature, well educated, well presented and well-spoken people;
Enthusiasm, passion and good energy levels are paramount to this position;
You must able to work under pressure and unsupervised;
You must have the ability and strength to work for extended periods of time in a remote and potentially challenging location - please refer to the work / leave cycle further below;
The Management couple need to be effective and friendly communicators with both Guests and Staff and have the ability to create a memorable Guest experience
REMUNERATION & BENEFITS / OTHER IMPORTANT INFO:
(DEPENDANT ON EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND SUITABILITY)
US Dollars: 3, 600. 00 - 5, 000. 00 NETT per month for the couple subject to above;
(Currently the equivalent of ZAR: 47, 300. 00 - 65, 700. 00 NETT per month in line with fluctuating exchange rates)
Accommodation - Couple have their own basic house;
3 meals per day from the lodge;
Pension fund contribution - compulsory contribution of 10% by Employee and 10% by Employer;
(The combined total of 20% will be paid out on surrender of work visa - so is a bonus when you leave the country)
Laundry is done when needed by staff;
Annual salary review in September as per company policy;
Annual leave / off days of 100 days per year - refer to work cycle information further below;
Bednight privileges for friends / family - Negotiable with sales and marketing;
2 return air tickets home will be provided as physical tickets or made part of the remuneration package;
Work permits will be provided / settled for by the company - they are granted for 2 years. If candidates leave within this 2 year period they will need to pay these costs back to the company on a pro rata basis.
WORK CYCLE INFORMATION:
The lodge is closed in April / May;
June to September is peak season so unfortunately no off / leave days are granted during this time;
October to March is considered low season so any remaining leave may be taken during this time.
TO APPLY, PLEASE FORWARD ALL THE BELOW INFORMATION:
JOB ID CODE
CV in a WORD document format
(Must be NEAT AND PRESENTABLE please - All places of employ, dates of employ and reasons for leaving must be stipulated in the CV/CV's)
Copy of matric / senior certificate - per person
Copy of most formal hospitality related qualification - per person
(Wildlife campus certificate in game lodge management will suffice as a minimum to apply)
Copy of valid passport - per person
A recent head and shoulders photograph/s to accompany your application/s
2 written references minimum - per person
3 contactable references minimum - per person
A personalised motivation as to why you feel you are the ideal candidates for the position
Notice period / Availability to take up new positions / Availability for interviews (Or your next days to travel for interviews)
· Reference: LS-77082-3105 · Salary: NETT! - USD 3 600 - 5 000 per month! · Country: South Africa · Province: · Date Posted: 31 Aug 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
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