Assistant Lodge Manager Limpopo R12,000-R13,500

Assistant Lodge Manager required for a game lodge in the Limpopo province R12,000 to R13,500, plus accommodation, meals, medical aid and provident fund.


Our client in the Waterberg is looking for a professional Assistant Lodge Manager. The Assistant Lodge Manager, with previous experience in a high-end service delivery environment, will assist the Lodge Manager and General Manager in creating a high standard and welcoming environment for the property’s guest.


Key areas of focus will be:


  • Ensuring a high standard of service through all service areas (F&B, hosting, Housekeeping, etc)
  • Manage and oversee daily administrational matters (orders, Health and Safety, timesheets and rosters etc) and lodge staff. Basic knowledge of HR matters and procedures required.
  • Hosting guests and ensuring that their stay meets both the guests and company’s expectation.
  • Maintain the smooth operation of the Lodge, its facilities, infrastructure, services and functions
  • Daily and Monthly stocktake and inventory control.
  • Communicate and report to Lodge and General Manager and submit monthly reports.
  • Assist with gardens, landscaping, maintenance, general operations.
  • Manage relationships with suppliers and service providers.
  • Coordinate and manage large groups, logistics and activities.


The Assistant Lodge Manager should have a positive out-going personality and should be guest orientated and service minded, with a strong work ethic and ability to work under pressure.  The successful candidate should have a strong eye for detail and should be an all-rounder, capable of fitting in where necessary to ensure the operation runs smoothly and efficiently.


Minimum Requirements:

Hospitality / Tourism Diploma or similar (eg. Hotel / Lodge Management related qualification)

Fluency in English (with Afrikaans being beneficial)

Minimum of two to four years in similar position.

Must have Drivers Licence (beneficial having PDP)

Computer literate (Microsoft Office)

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Energetic, proactive person with well-developed concept of the importance of providing a world-class guest experience and the ability to provide that experience.

Aware, evolved, energetic, compassionate, respectable, good communication and a strong leader.

Lateral thinking ability


Must be able to cope under pressure to meet guests needs

Good interpersonal skills and communication with staff and guests

Attention to detail

Diligence and self-motivation to meet deadlines

Willingness/ability to share information and teach and inspire others.

Computer and financial skills.

Knowledge and experience in business, supervision, and management.

Knowledge of the functions, operation, and mission of the specific department.

Better than average written and spoken communication skills.

Outstanding interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching and development skills.

Management experience in a team-oriented workplace preferred.

Demonstrated ability to lead and develop a department and lodge staff members.

Demonstrated knowledge of basic economics, budgeting, and accounting principles and practices.

Demonstrated ability to serve as a knowledgeable resource to the organization’s management team that provides leadership and direction.

Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include knowledge of Excel and skills in Access.

General knowledge of various employment laws and practices and employee relations.

Evidence of the ability to practice a high level of confidentiality.

Excellent organizational management skills.

Education and Experience Required of the Manager

A minimum of three years of responsible leadership experiences in management or supervisory positions.

Specialized training in managing human resources, preferred.



Experience in the service industry especially in dealing with guests and staff

Previous experience in running a five star operation

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