Management Couple

  • Permanent
  • Ref #12341AH
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Limpopo, South Africa, Africa
  • Hospitality, Management Couples
Employer Description

A well-established, award winning lodge on a private game reserve in the Waterberg, Limpopo has recently opened a sister boutique bush lodge on the reserve. A 10 Bed Upmarket Game Lodge located in Limpopo Province. The lodge accommodates mostly high end international clientele.

Job Description

We are looking for a competent and experienced Lodge Management couple to manage this new lodge and work at the established lodge as needed.  They will be required to provide full lodge management, guiding, hosting as well as reserve management, lodge administration, and tourism tasks and activities as part of the general management team.

Reporting to: The General Manager.

Profile: The ideal couple will be confident, have excellent interpersonal skills, be familiar with all aspects of lodge management, catering for international clients, guiding, and infrastructure maintenance. One of the couple must have a field guiding qualification, preferably with FGASA for daily drives and walks. Excellent administration skills are required.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Guest hosting of a ten bed lodge,
  • To plan, prioritise and carry out lodge management and guiding duties at the lodge and other camps when necessary,
  • Responsible for the infrastructure and equipment of the lodge to ensure that maintenance is attended to in good time and to a high standard,
  • Regular upkeep of lodge facilities including gardens, sprinkler systems, swimming pools, water pumps, sanitation systems etc.
  • Coordinate monitoring of lodge supplies and consumption and purchasing of supplies for lodge use,
  • Responsible for general lodge vehicle maintenance, repairs and servicing,
  • Monitoring lodge fuel stocks and consumption and re-ordering,
  • Supply monthly reports and written future plans,
  • General lodge management office work, administration, bookings and marketing, financial tasks,
  • Required to work at both the established lodge and the new lodge as demand dictates,
  • Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organizational needs.

Interested candidates should submit a covering letter, detailing their interest in and suitability for the position, as well as a photo and a Curriculum Vitae in English, with contact details of 3 references with the application. Only candidates who have the ‘required skills’ are to apply, please do not send your CV if you do not meet our minimum requirements.

 

Qualifications

Relevant Formal Hospitality/Guiding/Maintenance/Game Lodge Management/Hospitality Management Qualifications will prove a strong advantage. One of the couple is to have field guiding qualification, FGASA. Lodge management/marketing tertiary qualifications – preferred but not required. PDP

Skills

A minimum of five years’ experience in lodge management and guiding, General infrastructure maintenance skills, The ability to work independently, good planning and execution of tasks, IT proficient.

Salary / Package

R30 000 Gross As a Couple

Benefits

Accommodation: Detached, thatched, 1 bedroom, bathroom, lounge, kitchenette accommodation with veranda on site is provided.


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