Lodge Manager (Saima)

Description:

The Blue Zebra Island Lodge (Waterlands Ltd) is a very successful and well run boutique safari lodge situated on one of 3 Islands that form part of the Lake Malawi National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage site). The Islands and their surroundings offer visitors some unique and outstanding natural beauty within 2 hours’ drive of Malawi’s Capital City Lilongwe. The lodge has 10 tented Executive Chalets and 5 Safari Tents that are supported by a team of 25 staff members.

Employment contracts will be based on a couple management team;

Positions:

Position 1 : General Manager of Blue Zebra Island Lodge.

Position 2 : Admin and catering manager of Blue Zebra Island Lodge

A 2 year contract with a 6 month probation period.

Salary $ 1, 250 per person per month equivalent in Malawi Kwacha.

  • Accommodation is provided on the island
  • Meals provided from the kitchen
  • Medical cover : Masm VIP scheme
  • Vehicle: to be provided by BZ and will be for work related use only
  • Insurance: Workman’s Compensation

Job description

The applicant must have worked in the tourist industry for a minimum of 5 years and have successfully run a lodge in the last 2 years. Over and above the general management of the lodge, the applicants will have to perform the following key functions in order to run the lodge successfully

Administration

  • Bookings
  • Invoicing and payments
  • Stock control
  • Human Resources management
  • Marketing

Operations

  • Housekeeping
  • Restaurant and Bar management
  • Ordering of supplies
  • Maintenance of Building and boats
  • Water Sports and Safari activities
  • Boating
  • Customer relations

The objective of the Lodge

To manage and further develop the lodge and to generate an income that will go towards management costs and further investment into the facility. The operations are to be carried out in line with the concession agreement with Parks and Wildlife and the guidelines set out by shareholders from time to time.

Water Sports that are to be offered include

  • Snorkeling
  • Water sports
  • Diving
  • Boat Rides
  • Fishing trips

· Skills/Requirements:
Administration

  • Bookings
  • Invoicing and payments
  • Stock control
  • Human Resources management
  • Marketing

Operations

  • Housekeeping
  • Restaurant and Bar management
  • Ordering of supplies
  • Maintenance of Building and boats
  • Water Sports and Safari activities
  • Boating
  • Customer relations

· Reference: LS-74175-0510
· Salary: ZAR 15,000 – 18,000 per person
· Country: Malawi
· Province:
· Date Posted: 05 Sep 2016
· Employer type: Beach/Island Resort
· Contact: Dimitri Giannakis on +265999822873 quote LS-74175-0510

 

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