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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
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
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
Upmarket, luxury lodge situated within Big 5 Reserve seeks an Assistant Management couple to join management team. Each individual will be required to fill the following roles respectively:
HE: Guided game drives on the reserve, hosting of guests during meal times, assist with routine and preventative maintenance and other ad hoc duties as required.
SHE: Will be required to act as a Lodge Anchor, filling in in Reception, Reservations, F&B, Housekeeping and back of house as needed, and will therefor need to have previous experience in each department, respectively. Extensive hosting and guest interaction applies.
AS A COUPLE: they will be required to deputise for the General Management Couple in their absence and will be responsible for the operational management of the lodge (co-ordination of all departments to ensure seamless levels of service)
What you need to apply for this position:
HE: Grade 12 with FGASA 1, Deat Registered, THETA assessed, Weapons competent, First Aid Certified, PDP with a minimum of 2 years guiding within Big 5 territory.
SHE: Grade 12, Tertiary qualification in Hospitality Management preferred, minimum of 2 years previous working experience in luxury lodges in a Front Of House Supervisor/ Manager capacity.
Both applicants should be computer literate on Ms Office suite.
· Reference: LS-77061-3111 · Salary: R18 000 Live in · Country: South Africa · Province: North West Province · Date Posted: 31 Aug 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Luxury lodge operation seeks stable, settled couple to join their team in the capacity of FIELD GUIDE and LODGE ANCHOR respectively. This position is best suited to candidates who are familiar with luxury lodge operations within Big 5 Reserves and have gained previous working experience in similar positions.
What you need to apply for this position:
FIELD GUIDE: minimum of FGASA 1, FGASA Back up Trails preferred, Weapons handling competency, DEAT registered, THETA assessed, PDP, First Aid certified.
LODGE ANCHOR: Grade 12, Tertiary qualification in Hospitality or Lodge Management HIGHLY BENEFICIAL. Previous working experience within the luxury lodge sector in Front Office with previous Reservations Experience. Exposure to housekeeping, F&B, Back of house accounts HIGHLY BENEFICIAL. Must be computer literate on MS Office suite
· Reference: LS-77048-3110 · Salary: Negotiable Live in · Country: South Africa · Province: Limpopo · Date Posted: 31 Aug 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Private Big5 game reserve with recently opened luxury lodge consisting of 12 rooms plus owners unit. An Additional 8 bed exclusive use lodge to open 1 March 2018. This privately owned exclusive reserve in the Waterberg is 40km from Vaalwater and is unique offering the most amazing natural beauty to a combination of local and international guests. We are looking for a superb management couple to build up the lodge business as it moves from early stage operation to mature business.
The ideal configuration for this position would be a Lodge Manager with Chef experience & Head Guide couple. Fundamental to this role is an acute understanding and knowledge of operating a lodge in a holistic manner. The successful couple will need to possess exceptional hosting skills and be exceptionally efficient. We are looking for a couple who have previously worked together successfully and have the following skills and experience between the couple:
Proven management experience in a 5* environment is essential
Must be experienced in recruiting, training and developing a strong team
Strong field guiding with minimum FGASA level 2, Deat and Theta registered, PDP, rifle handling and trials guide qualification
Strong chef will get preference
Both candidates must be able to host
Spa experience - advantageous
Hospitality Sales and Marketing experience - advantageous
A minimum of 3 5 years within a similar role within a 5* safari lodge environment (ESSENTIAL)
Hospitality/Management related tertiary qualifications advantageous
Stable work history with excellent references
Strong administration & finance skills
Guest-centric and strong attention to detail
Self-discipline, initiative, leadership ability and outgoing
Pleasant, polite manner and a neat and clean appearance
Ability to motivate employees to work as a team
Must be able to handle the pressures of simultaneously co-ordinating a wide range of activities.
Must possess good communication skills
Both should be sober of habit, preferably non-smokers
South African Citizens
Both must have valid drivers licences
Package include house, uniforms, utilities and contributions to medical aid and pension plan.
Work schedule to be agreed (in accordance with lodge occupancy)
Monthly couple remuneration (TCTC) of R30, 000 - R40, 000 depending on experience and qualifications
Annual performance bonus in accordance with lodge profitability
21 Annual leave days
Send applications (CVs, photos and references)
· Reference: LS-77020-2910 · Salary: R30 000 - R40 000 depending on experience and qualifications · Country: South Africa · Province: Limpopo · Date Posted: 29 Aug 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Assist in the day to day management of the Lodge Operations to include front office, Housekeeping, F&B Service Levels, Administration, etc.
It will include supervising the set up of, and service at, all meals and beverage servings.
Supervising service from the Bar and Kitchen, all activities connected to hosting and overseeing all public areas are presentable.
Familiar with all operational aspects of Front Office, including Reservations Bilingual with good communication skills
Stock issuing control across all departments of the lodge
Guest orientation and hosting
Daily/Monthly Reports and Stock take controls
The guide needs a minimum of level one and any sort of trails is preferable. Salary Negotiable.
The housekeeper supervisor must have lodge experience
21 days on 7 days off Meals, accommodation and uniform laundry 15 days annual leave
Must be computer literate on MS Office suite - a minimum of 2 yrs previous working experience in the capacity of Duty Manager/Lodge Anchor in a 4/5* game lodge is essential.
Polite, friendly person that can think on their feet
Good All rounder required.
Strong F&B and Hosting skills.
Good Communication and Interpersonal Skills.
Pro-Active and Professional and well Presented
Strong management skills. Ability to deal with guests
Must have grade 12
· Reference: LS-76989-2312 · Salary: Negotiable depending on experience · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 23 Aug 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
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