Experienced General Manager - Waterberg Lodges

Heritage Hospitality Recruitment Date Job Posted: 03-Dec-2018

Location: Waterberg

Heritage Hospitality Recruitment are looking for a General Manager for a Lodge in the Waterberg in Limpopo.

The successful individual will need both Lodge Management as well as Guiding experience.

Skills needed

  • Vehicle maintenance, management and basic understanding of mechanics
  • Must be able to do basic plumbing
  • Advantageous if he can understand basic electrical wiring
  • Confident, capable guiding skills and safe, yet fun to be with
  • Admin skills
  • Planning & Multi tasking skills
  • Problem solving
  • Horse riding advantageous or must be at least prepared to learn how to ride

Qualities needed

  • Presentable, fit and healthy
  • Sense of humour
  • Looking for stability
  • Emotional intelligence for staff and guests
  • Confidence in self and abilities
  • Good communication skills
  • Confident and interact with international guests
  • Practical
  • Responsible
  • Not a heavy drinker
  • Able to manage and interact with staff
  • Be calm and clear thinking in an emergency


  • Manage and organise staff for :
    • Activities
    • Hosting
    • Project Management
    • Maintenance
    • Month end activity reports
    • Month end vehicle & diesel report
    • Ensuring guides are legal with First Aid, PDPs FGASA, DEAT
    • Reserve activities
      • Game capture (including census)
      • Camp outs
      • Fire fighting
      • Maintenance
      • Fence patrols
      • Assisting game scouts
      • Rain monitoring
  • Assisting check-ins
  • Hosting agents and site inspections
  • Allocating staff for activities as well as reserve jobs
  • Having a critical eye around the lodge and reserve
  • Handling staff issues and understanding the labour law
  • Guest complaints and queries
  • Vehicle licences
  • Permits for game
  • Managing Butchery 

The package on offer is negotiable depending on experience and includes accommodation and other benefits.

To apply, please forward your CV and profile photo as soon as possible.

Job ID
Job Title
Experienced General Manager - Waterberg Lodges
Employer Type
Salary Type
R18 000 - R22 000 DOE
Start Date
Meet all the necessary requirements listed in the job description
Are eligible to live and work in the country specified in the job description