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Lodge General Manager (5*) - Botswana - Botswana

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #6105
Job Location Botswana
Company Type Hospitality
Job Role Lodge General Manager (5*) - Botswana
Joining Date 1st March 2018
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable plus benefits

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 4
Residence Location Botswana
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zimbabwean Permanent Resident
Degree Hospitality Degree or Diploma

Job Description

  • Job Status: Job Offer Made

Our Client is a top establishment (5*) looking for a Lodge General Manager to join their team based in Botswana.
Zimbabwean's are preferred.


The main purpose of the Lodge General Manager is to manage the lodge and thereby create a profound guest experience, in line with the service vision and creative concepts of the Lodge.
It is the responsibility of the Lodge General Manager to monitor hospitality service, maintenance, and housekeeping standards within the lodge. The role is additionally strategic in nature, and the Lodge General Manager must drive the appropriate service directives for the camp, and move the departments towards achieving broader goals.
In this capacity, guest expectations regarding the standard of service should be exceeded. In addition, the camp needs to be monitored so that it runs in a cost effective manner, within the agreed budget; in a manner, which is conducive to positive inter-personal relationships between staff; and at a superior level of efficiency.
The Lodge General Manager is also responsible for ensuring that the morale of the camp staff is kept at a high level and that staff are developed on an ongoing basis.
Finally, the Lodge General Manager must provide a written hand over of responsibilities to the Front of House Manager in his/her absence and ensure that a full handover is received on his/her return.
This position is accountable to the Operations Manager.
Scope of work:
In broad terms the Camp Manager oversees the following key performance areas:
Drive the broader goals of the company, in terms of the camp, by planning and implementing Strategic Management Plans.
Management, training and up skilling of the camp staff
Ensure ultimate guest relations in the camp and that the “at home” personal attention levels are maintained.
Maintain the highest standards of housekeeping and maintenance and ensure that style and design is not eroded.
Effective financial management through the administration of orders and effective stock control. ?
Effective communication and maintenance of camp relations. ? Salary & Benefits
Salary is commensurate with experience, 100% medical aid, Funeral cover for up to 11 family members, 12 FOC bednights per year, Flight/Fuel allowance for leave. Note the work cycle is 8 weeks ON and 3 weeks OFF (Camp based) Accommodation and all meals are provided


Key Skills
Exceptional Food and Beverage knowledge
Financial management ability
A hardworking, co-operative manner
High standards of service excellence and a passion for the industry
Attention to detail ?
Exceptional English and a second language would be preferable
Good computer literacy
Excellent management ability and communication skills ?
A clear understanding of basic labor law and disciplinary procedures ?
A developmental approach to staff ?
Assertiveness, patience and good organizational skills ?
Understanding of housekeeping and maintenance procedures
An awareness of developments within the food and lodge industries, as well as international trends in hospitality ?

  • Job Role: Lodge General Manager (5*) - Botswana
  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Salary: Negotiable plus benefits

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
Qualifications
A minimum of 4 years work experience – ideally 2 years as a trainee and 4 in a well recognized five star hotel or world-class lodge, as a manager.

Additional Requirements

Lodge Management
Hospitality
Botswana
Top Establishment

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