An exciting opportunity to live and work in one of Africa’s top wildlife destinations is offered to the right individual who has great communication skills, is hard working and well-motivated, skilled and personable and who can take charge.
Thornicroft Lodge is looking for a new Lodge Manager or management couple for an initial 6 month contract to run the operations of a bush-style lodge in South Luangwa, Zambia.
- Are you an experienced lodge manager of some years standing?
- Can you keep a mid-price range lodge with exceptional standards of cuisine, house-keeping, reception and stock control?
- Are you the person to mingle with guests, introducing them to the bush, enhancing their experience and collecting their feedback?
- Are you ready to head and work alongside a team of great staff and guides, motivating them and being a firm and fair manager?
- Have you got a calm attitude to change as well as having quick-thinking reactions, knowledge of safety and health issues?
- Are you good at your own time and energy management?
This is an amazing opportunity for the right person. We are happy consider a management couple.
Please email us for a copy of the full job description at Job@thornicroft-lodge.com
Preference will go to a Zambian National or Zambian Resident
Skills / Experience required:
- Must have at least 3 years experience as a Manager running a similar type of Safari Lodge
- Must have proven experience in Safari industry
- Managed kitchens and can create menu’s with limited ingredients on a budget
- Experienced in ensuring the highest levels of quality are maintained on limited budget
- Experienced in Financial reporting
- Have an understanding of permit and license requires to running an operation in Africa
- Managed reservation and booking process
- Speak and write excellent English and conversational preferably another language (Dutch, French, German)
- Understanding and knowledgeable in vehicle maintenance and general building maintenance
- Excellent computer skills especially in Excel
· Reference: LS-60384-3112
· Salary: $1700 to $2000pcm
· Country: Zambia
· Date Posted: 29 Nov 2013
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge