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Day to Day management of the lodge including administration, training, guest relations, staff management, maintenance, procurement, cost control, staff training and development.
This is a role for an experienced couple who have complimentary skills relevant to the hotel industry (this does not include dive instructors, willd life guides, teachers etc). Both must be great hosts and enjoy the company of guests and be very customer focussed. Ideally one partner should have experience in the kitchen and have expereince high quality food production. Other skills that would be useful would be accountacny or book keeping, front of house or housekeeping. Both should be outgoing and open minded couple used to living in a remote area and being quite self sufficient and resourceful. Good computer skills required with good knowledge of exel spreadsheets and able to read, understand and follow an agreed hotel budget.
· Reference: LS-71322-0211 · Salary: $3000 · Country: Tanzania · Province: · Date Posted: 02 Aug 2015 · Employer type: Hotel
A four and five star Bush Lodge situated in a privately owned mountain bushveld nature estate 17km from Nelspruit is looking to recruit a Lodge Anchor / Guide couple to join our young, enthusiastic & energetic team!
We are looking for a young, energetic and dynamic couple with good people skills. Must be hardworking, outgoing and a dedicated team player.
LODGE ANCHOR: Guest Hosting, dining Service, meet & greet guests, handling calls, check-outs, assisting in reservations and general administration. Supervising housekeeping.
FIELD GUIDE: Guest activities & hosting. Dining service. Meet & greet guests. Assisting in vehicle and game farm management.
LODGE ANCHOR: Minimum 3 years working experience in hospitality, computer literate essential. Tourism/hospitality qualifications an advantage.
FIELD GUIDE: FGASA 1 qualification. PDP license. Valid first aid certificate. Minimum 2-3 years guiding experience.
· Reference: LS-71315-3111 · Salary: R12 000 - R14 000 per month depending on experience · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 31 Jul 2015 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Bushwillow Collection, near Hluhluwe, KwaZulu Natal is seeking an experienced, mature MANAGEMENT COUPLE who are looking for a long term placement to take over the day to day running of the Lodge, Boutique and Cottage, that comprise Bushwillow Collection.
This is a small and intimate 4* establishment which offers a very personal guest experience.
*Unfortunately, this position is not suitable for a family with young children*
Combined competencies should include the following, but it is not an exhaustive list: -
Guest enquiries and reservations
Food & Beverage/Accomplished cook as a bonus as you will work closely with and upskill the establishments cooks
Admin eg. Staff roster planning, time sheets, invoicing
Maintenance skills/Handyman skills/Bush skills
Computer Literacy essential
Driving License essential
Fluency in English essential
· Reference: LS-71299-2802 · Salary: R10000 to R15000 dep on exp · Country: South Africa · Province: KwaZulu-Natal · Date Posted: 28 Jul 2015 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Mpumalanga - Luxury Bush Lodge operating two satellite camps within prestige Big 5 reserve seeks suitably qualified Field Guide & FOH partner to join their team.
FIELD GUIDE: Guided game drives, Hosting of guests, assisting with routine and preventative maintenance in and around the lodge and reserve. Will assist with guest transfers and airport pickups.
FOH/ ADMINISTRATOR: Welcoming guest upon arrival, liaison between departments to ensure seamless levels of service, Front office duties include reception and reservations (as needed), hosting of guests, deputising for lodge administrator in her absence.
- FGASA 1 OR 2
- DEAT registered
- THETA assessed
- First Aid Level 1
- Code 08 licence + PDP
- Minimum of 3 yrs prev guiding experience in Big 5
- Grade 12
- Tertiary qualification in Hospitality/ Tourism Management
- Computer literate on MS Office suite, Pastel, Fidelio (or similar)
- Min of 2 yrs previous working experience in a similar position
· Reference: LS-71290-2708 · Salary: R12 500 Live in · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 27 Jul 2015 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
A stunning 5* Boutique Hotel situated in Sandton.
Couple will assist the General Manager in the day to day running of the 5* Boutique Hotel. Oversee Maintenance, Front Office, F&B, Housekeeping, Guest Relations, Accounts, Stock Control and Ordering, etc. Previous experience together as a couple within a similar environment essential.
Relevant Hospitality Qualifications are a strong advantage but not essential.
This candidate needs to have the following skills: Must be experienced within a top notch 5* Boutique Hotel or Lodge. If he has good maintenance skills, this will prove a real advantage. Candidates must be versatile all rounders and together be able to cover all areas of a 5* Boutiques style property. Excellent Guest relations skills. Hands on. Pro-active and 5* Service orientated.
Benefits will include: Accommodation on the premises is included. Unfortunately no children or pets allowed as the accommodation is not suitable/large enough for a family.
· Reference: LS-71282-2410 · Salary: R18000-R22000 As a couple · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 24 Jul 2015 · Employer type: Hotel
A Luxury Suited Resort on the South East Coast of Mozambique offering the ultimate in beach luxury in Africa. On a magnificent stretch of coastline, tucked behind Casuarina trees, experience a place so beautiful and so pure, quite unlike any other in all of Mozambique.
Assisting the General Manager in achieving the operational delivery and maintaining (and when needed improving) the standard operating procedures of the day to day running of the resort within the key focus areas. Duties will include but will not be limited to: Guest Relation and Front Office duties e.g. Welcoming of guests, managing day to day front office duties, managing day to day front office operations and systems, attendance of management meetings, management of housekeeping department on an executive level which will include housekeeping/butler staff rosters, housekeeping deep clean rosters, linen and amenities stock take/control and costing and management of minibar stock levels. Overall oversight of hospitality food, general appearance and management of maintenance issues.
A relevant Hospitalty Qualification a must with at least 5 - 10 years experience in a similar role.
Excellent communicator. Flexible. Creative problem solver. Detail orientated. Able to collaborate and work as part of a team. Able to act decisively and quickly when necessary. Good judgement. Professional and respectful. Honest. Consistent and fair. Demonstrate sound work ethics. Sociable, personable and able to host and interact with people from diverse backgrounds. Long-term orientated.Creative problem solver.
Managing of a 5 star international Lodge, working with International guests.
Responsible for housekeeping, chefs and kitchen management, Barmen and beverage, purchases, stock control, kitchen costing, Staff rosters, front-line Manager.
Lady: Responsible for front desk, check in and check out of guests, room allocations, Administration, Curio shop, stock takes, all guest related queries.
Skills/Requirements: Lodge Manager: Previous lodge management experience, strong management skills, computer literate, Experience in kitchen costings, beverages, stock control, housekeeping. Must have strong leadership skills, good communication skills and problem solver
Lady:Previous administration experience, front desk, guests relations, Pastel accounting, stock control, managing of curio shop. Excellent communication skills.
· Reference: LS-71258-2009 · Salary: 20K to 25k p.m · Country: South Africa · Province: Limpopo · Date Posted: 20 Jul 2015 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
An exciting opportunity for an experienced Game Reserve/Game Farm Manager or Management couple to live and work on an exclusive private game reserve located 2 hours outside of Cape Town. The applicant must have the necessary experience in the management of game farms including:
Managing general farm infrastructure and operations.
Marketing of safaris and hunting opportunities.
Managing guest relations and visitors.
Managing finances, budgets and labour personnel.
Managing game-breeding programs and game species.
Managing game stock through game capture, hunting/culling including taxidermy.
Managing veld, veld rehabilitation programs and the removal of alien vegetation.
Erosion control and drought management
Diploma in Nature Conservation or Game Ranch Management.
At least 3 - 5 years game farm management experience required.
Experience with game breeding projects (especially buffalo) will be advantageous.
Must have a Professional Hunting Qualification.
Must be passionate about the job with good people skills in order to interact with guests.
Must be technically-minded, have good organisation skills and be “hands on".
Must speak english and afrikaans.
Attractive salary package, company benefits and the opportunity to live on a beautiful game reserve.
Please forward a detailed CV inclusive of the following information:
Summary of your experience working in the game industry including duties and responsibilities.
Summary of skills & achievements.
Indicate the companies worked, position held at each company related to game farming industry.
Supply current gross salary & expected gross salary range per month.
· Reference: LS-71256-1906 · Salary: Negotiable depending on experience · Country: South Africa · Province: Western Cape · Date Posted: 19 Jul 2015 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Seeking an Assistant Manager / Assistant Management Couple with formal hospitality qualifications and at least 3 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.
Assisting the management couple with the day to day mangement of the lodge, and overall mangement of the lodge in the absence of the mangement couple:
Food and Beverage
Reception and Reservations
General Assistance in the daily running of the lodge
Skills / Requirements:
Must have formal hospitality qualifications and at least 3 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)