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Click for a profile of Safari JOBS Safari JOBS is currently recruiting for a General Management Couple or Individual Manager for a 5* luxury safari lodge in Zimbabwe. This is an excellent opportunity for a mature and stable couple / individual to take on the role of operating and managing a remote tented lodge in the Zimbabwean wilderness.


  • Overall management for the Lodge, including operations, conservation, R&M, kitchen, financial.
  • Direct line management responsibility for the Lodge senior management team and indirectly for a team of staff.
  • Budget and forecast creation, management and control in conjunction with the Lodge Administrator and the Regional Finance Manager.
  • Management of the lodge CAPEX programs
  • Human resource management and staff development.
  • Infrastructure - development and maintenance of all infrastructure.
  • IT - maintenance IT.
  • Security - security, emergency response and fire control.
  • Healthcare - reviewing healthcare facilities and evacuation arrangements.
  • Environmental health - waste, sanitation, mosquito and pest control.
  • Logistics and procurement.
  • Third party contractors - control of building contractors and professional advisers.
  • Government - liaison with local, regional and national Government and relevant stakeholders. Compliance with local licensing, permits etc.
  • Conservation - management of the Community and Conservation Officer in conservation and community projects and partnerships arrangements.
  • Sustainability - responsible for ensuring sustainability targets are met and improved upon year on year
  • Risk Assessment - ensure lodge is risk assessment compliant.
  • Safari shop - manage the safari shop manager in conjunction with the regional trainer and group safari shop management team.
  • Lodge Marketing - management of the lodge social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, etc. Ensure regular stories to the company team are distributed and that the Lodge maintains a strong presence in internal comms.

  • Build upon the existing guest experience to create new ideas and to ensure the product remains fresh and modern, whilst staying true to the history of the area - this includes guest delights, accommodation, food, staff, and activities.
  • Building relationships with new and repeat guests.
  • Maintaining and reinforcing an environment where the company standards are continuously met and visible throughout the daily functioning of the property.
  • Ensure lodge to do lists are actioned and completed (within budget).
  • Oversight of ground handling operations.
  • Ensure ground handling guest experience is in line with brand standards.
  • Maximise efficiencies in procurement.

  • At least 3 - 5 years Management experience in a 5-star boutique operation.
  • Hospitality and Service Training Experience.
  • Formal tertiary hospitality related qualifications for work permits if not Zimbabwean citizens.

  • Energetic, proactive person with well-developed concept of the importance of providing a world-class guest experience, and the ability to provide that experience.
  • Passionate about sustainable tourism and conservation.
  • Driven, energetic, compassionate and ambitious, with strong leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Unrelenting attention to detail and high standards.
  • Structured manager with experience of leading diverse teams.
  • Practical with some experience of maintenance.
  • Open minded and able to think outside of the box.
  • The ability to motivate and inspire yourself and others.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication.
  • Competent financial and IT skills.
  • Fluent in English essential. Other European languages are beneficial.

  • Single / Couple: 3000. 00 - 4000. 00 US Dollars per month.

  • To be discussed / confirmed at interview level.

· Reference: LS-75284-0606
· Salary: Single / Couple: $3 000 – $4 000 US Dollars per month.
· Country: Zimbabwe
· Province:
· Date Posted: 06 Feb 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

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