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Luxury Lodge operations (with numerous camps) situated within Big 5 Reserve seeks a suitably qualified and experienced, frontline and dynamic General Manager to oversee, co-ordinate and manage their hospitality operation. Duties include staff management, development and training whilst ensuring ongoing co-ordination of departments. Extensive guest interaction appies. The successful incumbent will take total responsibility and accountability for the leadership and profitable management of the property. He/ She will maximize financial performance of the units whilst ensuring standardized operating procedures are maintained and uplifted, optimal service delivery, adherence to policies and quality standards for the property. Sound financial acumen required.
What you need to apply for this position:
Grade 12, Formal qualification in Hotel/ Tourism/ Lodge management or similar. Minimum of 4 years functional management experience in a Hospitality or related environment. Must be computer literate on Ms Office suite as well as a reputable Property Management System. Previous experience on Accounting package PREFERRED. Must have an unendorsed drivers licence and own transport.
· Reference: LS-75967-0801 · Salary: Salary Negotiable, Live in + benefits · Country: South Africa · Province: Limpopo · Date Posted: 08 May 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Luxury multifaceted property with numerous guest offerings situated on popular tourist route seeks a front-line, experienced General Manager to lead their hospitality team. Duties include: Management of property operations ensuring 5* service at all times; co-ordination of all departments and guest offerings; Staff management, development and training. The successful incumbent will be involved in the financial management of all departments and will be required to work in compliance with budget and report accordingly. This position requires extensive guest interaction and only persons with phenomenal communication skills (written and verbal) need apply.
What you need to apply for this position:
Grade 12, Formal qualification in Tourism/ Hospitality Management ESSENTIAL; minimum of 10 years previous working experience in Senior Management capacity of 5* properties; Excellent staff management and training skills; Computer literate on MS Office suite, Semper (Or equivalent); Sound financial acumen. Must have an unendorsed drivers licence and own transport
· Reference: LS-75966-0812 · Salary: R Salary Negotiable Live in · Country: South Africa · Province: Eastern Cape · Date Posted: 08 May 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
5 Star lodge in KZN are looking for a Head Guide to take control of their Field Guide activities
Duties will include: Management of the Rangers Department including staff, fleet and equipment, Daily Game Drives, Guided Bush Walks, Hosting, Guest Activities, Transfers
Package will include accommodation, gratuities, meals and uniform
The applicant must have strong leadership abilities, previous 5 star Big 5 Lodge experience, be a team player, have exceptional guest relations skills, have initiative and be ambitious.
Qualifications required are: ARH, DEAT registration, FGASA 2 or 3, First Aid, Full Trails, Driver’s License and PDP
Send your CV in Word format together with a recent photo of yourself and include copies of your certificates and names and contact details of references who we can approach to support your application.
· Reference: LS-75955-0502 · Salary: Generous and depending on qualifications and experience · Country: South Africa · Province: KwaZulu-Natal · Date Posted: 05 May 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
It is very important that they have previous hotel and game lodge experience and within 4 and 5 star properties. We are not looking for a GM who has worked at a 10 bed 5 star tented or other type of game lodge. They should have worked at larger properties and they must be proficient with hotel systems, especially Opera and Micros. They should be experienced in all the departments within a Hotel.
The salary can be negotiated but we can maybe work on R 20 000 - R 23 000 live-in.
The ideal candidate should be single with no dependents as the accommodation won't make provision for a couple and as far as possible, we do not want to appoint couples anymore.
Highly experienced General Manager needed, with a proven managerial and leadership track record to take responsibility for the leadership of the hotel.
- Must have Grade 12 with a qualification in Hotel Management
- In depth knowledge of each department required
- Must have at least 5-8 years' experience in management of large 4/5 Star Hotel / Game Lodges
- Highly computer literate and familiar with hotel systems (Opera, Micros, Pilot etc)
- Proficiency in financial reports and stock controls
- Thorough knowledge of staff management and labour legislation
- Must be a team player with strong leadership and organisational skills
- Must have an eye for detail
· Reference: LS-75913-0310 · Salary: dep on exp · Country: South Africa · Province: Limpopo · Date Posted: 03 May 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
A new luxury eco lodge is opening on July 15th in the Loita Hills, Kenya. It is situated within its own 7, 000 acres private conservancy, surrounded by 150, 000 acres of Maji Moto Group Ranch, which is owned by the local Maasai people. The Lodge offers a private wilderness, with rolling hills of bush-land, savannah valleys and spreading acacias trees.
This is the second lodge built on this conservancy and plans to be as successful as the first.
They would like to employ a Lodge General Manager, someone who loves the bush and has experience in the lodging industry in Africa. This position is only open to a single person.
Please send an updated resume to clare@hospitalityrecruiter. com
5* Lodge Management experience (rooms & F&B)
Hospitality experience in Africa
· Reference: LS-75909-0211 · Salary: $4 000 USD · Country: South Africa · Province: · Date Posted: 02 May 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Two General Managers are required for this group of Hotels/Lodges. The first is for an 18 roomed Hotel which is due to increase to 48 rooms by 1 Nov. Situated in Limpopo. The second is for a Lodge situated near Phalaborwa. 250 beds over 3 camps.
Permanent position available for a General Manager.
We require contactable references. Please submit your full CV and application. Only applicants who are successful in their submission will be contacted. If you do not hear from us please consider your application unsuccessful.
Previous work experience of at least 4 years in a general management position within a hotel or lodge operation. Relationship management with suppliers and trade. Reservation and front office administration. Working in a lodge environment previously. Recruitment of Staff. HR functions of the lodge. Maintain SOP's throughout the lodge with your HOD's. Weekly and monthly report basis to Owners and Directors. Marketing in conjunction with Group marketing team. Social Media drives. Ensuring the the SOP are exceeded and maintained above set standards for the lodge. Health and safety. Vehicle schedules in conjunction with head ranger. Monitoring and mentoring of all HOD to deliver the best standard to our guests.
South African Citizen. Fluent in English (read & write). Physically fit, sober habits and in good health. Neat & Presentable with a friendly personality. Well groomed and good personal hygiene. Strong work ethic, ability to work unsupervised, work flexible hours and extended hours. Passionate about conservation in all aspects of wilderness areas. Good interpersonal skills. Hospitality skills. Computer Literate in Microsoft outlook and office, word, excel, Opera, Pastel. Deliver the highest service and quality of meals to all guests meeting their varied dietary requirements.
SKILLS & ABILITITIES:
Service orientated. Problem solving skills. Good communication verbal and written skills with guests and inter departmental relations. Good hospitality skills. Management and training of a passionate team. Work under pressure. Bring new ideas to the operation.
Report to: Group Operations Director
Responsible for Whom: All departments and HOD's
Accommodation, Meals on Duty.
An understanding of budget control and financial management. HR functions and implementations. Experience in managing a team effectively. English speaking, fluent in written and spoken English. Driver's License essential. KNOWLEDGE: Aspects of running a 50 Room 4 Star Hotel or Lodge. Financial Management and cost controls. Trends within the Hotel and Lodge Industry for Food and Beverage. Running all operational aspects of the lodge in conjunction with HOD. HR aspects of running a hospitality sector operation. Operational staffing. Training and mentoring of all HOD's. Health and Safety. Stock takes and overseeing month end operational stock counts. Honest person with high sense of integrity. Excellent organizational and administrative skills. High sense of Responsibility. Excellent communicator and listener. Hands-on-approach. Able to anticipate the team's needs. Sense of ownership and pride in work. Sensitive to and understanding, tolerant of cultural differences. Methodical work ethic with a high regard for attention to detail. Excellent decision maker. Empathetic and compassionate personality. Self-motivated. Flexible attitude and willing to take on tasks as necessary. Realistic expectations of bush life. Well groomed and a good sense of personal hygiene.
Hospitality Diploma or tertiary qualification in Hotel Management. Computer Literate - Pastel / Micros / Opera property management system / Microsoft Office.
· Reference: LS-75887-2610 · Salary: R35 000 - R45 000 · Country: South Africa · Province: Limpopo · Date Posted: 26 Apr 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
This property has just gone from strength to strength with VERY busy occupancies - 60 guests - 30 rooms, functions, busy dinners, family travels, honeymooners, tour travellers, weddings etc. Looking for an experienced GM and not a “Wanna be”. Situated in Plettenberg Bay.
General Management Duties will apply. Previous experience within same position essential. 5* Service Orientated.
Accommodation, Meals On Duty.
Experienced in managing such a large and diverse and intense property Excellent skills in staff training, staff motivation, staff upliftment and mentorship Has a passion for his/her craft Solid references which are contactable Excellent communication skills Extensive Guest relations, guest interaction and ensuring that guest experience is not just met but exceeded. Is Driven and has sustainable energy Eye for detail and good allrounder in all aspects of the hotel - food/ beverage/ housekeeping/ front office Hands on attitude as our GM's are operationally on the ground Strong team player and leader - good fit into the company culture as a whole Required to oversee the daily operations of the hotel, attend GM meetings, budget meetings Ensure the HOD's are complying with department guidelines Thinks on their feet and self motivated To start asap
Relevant Hospitality Qualifications.
· Reference: LS-75886-2610 · Salary: R25 000 - R30 000 Negotiable · Country: South Africa · Province: Western Cape · Date Posted: 26 Apr 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
A luxury 12 Tented Lodge situated in Madikwe Game Reserve.
12 Tents. General Manager or Remote couple would work well. Also looking of an Operations Manager. General Operational Management Duties will apply. Previous experience within upmarket Lodges within similar positions essential.
Accommodation, meals on duty.
Previous Game Lodge Management experience. Exceptional All rounders required with strong communication and interpersonal skills and ability to run all aspects of the general operation.
Relevant Hospitality Qualifications are essential.
· Reference: LS-75885-2608 · Salary: R14 000 - R30 000 · Country: South Africa · Province: North West Province · Date Posted: 26 Apr 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Description: A beautiful 5* Game Lodge situated in Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West Province.
To maintain responsibility for all procurement. Responsible for stock control for the Bar, Kitchen and Housekeeping. Monitor and control sales, expenses and profit goals as outlined in the departments' operating plans and budgets. Promote the company's goals relating to guest service, team work, reporting requirements and financial performance for 3 individual lodges and a separate pool outlet. The primary focus of this position is stock control, yet Guest Service will form part of the Lodge Controller's duties.
Key Focus Areas:
Financial and Stock Control
Monitor budgets and records, review financial transactions
Ensure that COS targets are met
Manage incentives and organize pay out accordingly
Manage all procurement of equipment and orders of stock items, sourcing the best price
Maintain stock and inventory records.
Ensure allocation of all stock items to the correct inventory accounts
Check high value stock items on a rotational basis.
Arrange for equipment maintenance, servicing and repairs
Run mid-month stock takes and manage the end of month stock takes
Compile financial reports as required
Beverage (in addition to above)
Monitor and anticipate consumption to ensure correct purchases
Schedule and receive deliveries
Manage stocks to ensure accurate issues, transfers and depletion
Ensure accurate pricing and effective management of the POS
Perform hosting and Manager on Duty shifts as required
Accommodation, Meals on Duty.
At least 2 years' experience in a similar position; Strong financial and control background with knowledge of hospitality operations; Knowledge of overall hospitality operations; MS Office Suite. Exceptional numerical and analytical skills Highly organized individual with outstanding attention to detail. Good hosting and guest interaction skills. Excellent team management skills, team player.
Grade 12 (essential). Degree or Diploma in Hospitality Management (advantageous). Valid code 08 driver's license.
· Reference: LS-75892-2608 · Salary: R9 000 Negotiable · Country: South Africa · Province: North West Province · Date Posted: 26 Apr 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
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