GM Couple Limpopo (salary neg)

Posted 4 weeks ago

General Management Couple required in the Limpopo province






  • Ensure a healthy, productive and motivated management team and workforce through good leadership and management practices in line with Company and labour best practice and policy.


  • Sustained focus on conservation management for both fauna and flora including active alien plant removal, culling, rescuing, relocating or euthanizing animals when necessary.


  • Ensure well-maintained facilities and infrastructure, such as buildings, roads, water, electricity, swimming pools, workshop, parking areas, airstrip, picnic sites, hides, staff facilities, the supervision of new infrastructure projects and proactive environmental housekeeping across the Reserve.


  • Confirm that Users houses are serviced and maintained at the required standard, and that maintenance, building and/or renovation projects are  carefully monitored so as to ensure compliance and standards are maintained according to the Use Agreement and Building Regulations.


  • Strong User interface, regular User communication, strong hospitality/service orientation and the implementation and/or enforcement of policy, practice, procedure and regulation according to the Use Agreement and accompanying Regulations.


  • Development of a clear strategy and plan to support the upliftment of neighbouring communities.


  • Efficient and effective administration services in respect of employees, Users, suppliers and other third parties.


  • Ensure that operating expenses are tightly controlled as well as maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the finances and the accounting system.


  • Awareness of and compliance with external laws/regulations governing operations on the Reserve, including compliance with Nature Reserve/Associated Private Nature Reserves/Great Limpopo Conservation Area requirements and appropriate engagement on regional affairs.


  • Develop strategic relationships within the Nature Reserve, governmental, municipal and wildlife organisations, including immediate neighbours and key communities.


  • Maximise the effectiveness and efficiency of security operations.


  • Ensure that projects are delivered according to plan and specification, on time and within budget, including but not necessarily limited to preserving trophy trees; dehorning the rhino population; infrastructure and facility maintenance and upgrades.




  • Qualifications:


  • Some Tertiary education preferred but not essential; and/or


  • Conservation related certification/diploma/degree; and/or


  • Hospitality certification/diploma/degree; and/or


  • Business Management certification/diploma/degree; and/or


  • Advanced    Weapons    Handling/Professional    Hunter    certification    and experience


  • Experience:


  • Conservation management (flora, fauna, landscape)


  • Team management


  • Previous Leadership roles


  • Administration


  • Lodge and/or Share Block management


  • Budget management


  • Financial/accounting controls


  • Supervision of maintenance/building alterations/projects


  • Security/anti-poaching exposure


  • Road maintenance


  • Labour relations, trade union negotiations and implementation of applicable labour law


  • Protected     Areas/Great      Limpopo     Transfrontier     Conservation      Area requirements regulatory framework experience and insight


  • Basic First Aid


  • Key Competencies:


  • Broad bushveld knowledge and inherent understanding of the environment


  • Motivates and drives team performance based on agreed deliverables


  • Strong service orientation skills


  • Strong interpersonal skills


  • Strong verbal and written communications skills


  • Strong financial and accounting literacy and skills


  • Good budgeting and accompanying control skills


  • Strong negotiating skills


  • Strong computer literacy skills


  • Good numeracy skills


  • Good reporting and report writing skills


  • Personal Attributes:


  • Good managerial presence


  • Good delegation skills


  • Hold the management team to account


  • Ensure that the management team executes their responsibilities


  • Good planning and organisational skills


  • Excellent social and inter-personal skills


  • Strong service orientated background


  • Diligent with a positive can-do attitude


  • Hands on, practical trouble-shooter


  • Highly motivated, deadline driven


  • Good time management skills


  • Steady under pressure, firm, non-confrontational, cool headed in a crisis


  • Confidentiality, discretion, honesty, integrity


  • Collaborative team player


  • Demonstrate initiative, aptitude, decisiveness


  • Attention to detail


  • Outputs:


  • Annual Operating Budget


  • Annual Reserve Operating Plan


  • Annual    Conservation    Management    Plan



  • Monthly Management Reports


  • Monthly Newsletter


  • Annual wage negotiations

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