Job title: Lodge manager/Lodge Management Couple
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Safari Lodges
Salary type: Monthly
Salary from: USD $2,176.00
Salary to: USD $2,700.00
Location: Zambia
Job published: 16/01/2023
Job ID: 30967
Contact name: Ewelina Parsons
Contact email: ewelina@crawford-carruthers.com

Job Description

 

CRAWFORD & CARRUTHERS INC.

 

LODGE MANAGER / LODGE MANAGEMENT COUPLE – ZAMBIA

 

 

Crawford & Carruthers Inc. is searching for a Lodge Manager or a Couple to manager a Boutique Size

5* Luxury Lodge in Zambia in a premier Wildlife area.

 

The successful candidate should have strong Food & Beverage background with perhaps chef experience.

This position could be suitable for a couple or a single candidate.

 

The Lodge manager should be an energetic, proactive person with well-developed concept of the importance of providing a world-class guest experience and the ability to provide that experience.

 

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Strong F&B (Chef) experience, essential,
  • Passionate, Dedicated, Natural leaders, mentors and trainers,
  • Strong administrators with good work ethic,
  • Good hosting skills,
  • Detail orientated
  • Be able to deal with high level, multi-cultural and multi-generational guests to ensure guest expectations are always exceeded. Experienced and sensitive in dealing with any guest complaints or special requirements.
  • Of sober habit.
  • Guiding experience not required but an understanding of operating in a remote wildlife environment is highly recommended.
  • Overall management of day-to-day operations of a successful lodge (F&B, Admin,  Housekeeping, Security & Grounds, Maintenance) with support from strong ops team at nearby HQ.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE

 

  • Recognized qualifications with relevant experience essential for work permits if not Zambian Nationals.
  • 5 Years’ Experience in the Food & Beverage Industry with specific experience as Chef.
  • Safari Lodge management experience.
  • Previous management experience in an operation with more than 14 beds.

 

 

JOB FUNCTIONS AND KEY OUTPUT

 

Managerial:

  • Assist to ensure the lodge and brand is taken to the next level of service standards.
  • Over sea the operations of the kitchen and chef.
  • Overall responsibility for creating an environment of learning and development of individuals.

 

Financial:

  • Responsible for operational strategizing.
  • Assist in Capex structuring, planning, and implementing, project managing of Capex and financial projects where needed.
  • Overall creative cost control and saving initiatives to stay within budget in collaboration with the Lodge Accountant.

 

Operational:

  • Take charge of the overall Day to Day Management of the lodge.
  • Daily meeting with Heads of Department to discuss the daily plan.
  • Work closely with the Lodge Maintenance team to oversee and implement all maintenance
  • Upkeep of Best Operation Practices (BOPs), styling guides and daily communication with

           operations managers on guest & service details.

 

 

If you have the necessary experience and knowledge, please send your application to our recruiters.

 

www.crawford-carruthers.com