27 May 2016

Full-Time GM or GM COUPLE – EASTERN CAPE

facebushEastern Cape, South Africa

Job Description

EASTERN CAPE – ARE YOU AN EXPERIENCED GM OR GM COUPLE WITH AN EYE FOR DETAIL?

Award winning property, situated on a big 5 reserve in the Eastern Cape is looking for you! (Due to logistics this position is unfortunately not suitable for couples with dependents)

The lodge is looking for a suitably qualified Lodge Manager to redevelop and revitalise the product into a unique brand and location on the reserve. A product that will ensure the long term future of property as a prime wildlife viewing lodge and country outdoors experience, for both international and southern African clientele.
The Lodge Manager will serve on the Board of Directors of the company, albeit as an ex-officio member, and will be expected to participate fully in the formulation and implementation of development, management and marketing strategies. Applicants should be qualified and experienced in the safari tourism industry with good “people management” skills. He / she must be proficient in financial management and general business administration. Fluency in the English language is essential and a working proficiency in the Xhosa language would be an advantage.
The following are some of the primary duties and responsibilities of the Lodge Manager, but are not exclusive. The Lodge Manager may be called upon to assist with various other tasks relating to the operation of the company from time to time.

*General administration, financial and stock control * Staff management and vocational training * Staff community socio-economic and infrastructure development * Government regulation compliance * Infrastructure development and maintenance * Water and power supplies * Vehicle maintenance and deployment * Waste management and recycling * Communications systems * Marketing – promotion; sales; reservations and Guest relations * Accommodation quality * Food and beverage systems and quality * Guest activity planning, development and operation * land management and wildlife conservation efforts on the Reserve * Liaison : African Rhino Community Conservation Centre and conservation organisations * Interactions with the management and members of the Game Reserve.

SALARY: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications
ACCOMODATION: Cottage adjacent to lodge

If you qualify and are interested please send your updated CV along with references, recent Head & Shoulder picture to steve@facebush.co.za

** Due to the high number of emails we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a reply within a week, please consider your application as unsuccessful

Job Categories: Couples, General Managers, and Management Couples. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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