Assistant Lodge Manager

Date Job Posted: 26-Aug-2021

Location: Bela Bela

Assistant Lodge Manager


Property 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/s, facilities, infrastructure, services and functions
  • Daily and Monthly general administration, 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.
  • F&B experience required.


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.


The candidate should have a passion for nature and should be willing to live and work in a remote area. In addition, candidates should have previous experience in the hospitality industry in South Africa and preferably also with International experience and exposure to International clientele (understanding different cultures and their respective needs).


Minimum Requirements:

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

Fluency in English (with Afrikaans being beneficial)

Minimum of two years (preferably more) in similar position

Must have Drivers Licence (beneficial having PDP)

Computer literate (Microsoft Office)

Candidates should be South African citizens or Permanent Residents.


Competitive package on offer for the right candidate, including accommodation, meals, medical aid, provident fund.

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Assistant Lodge Manager
Employer Type
Bela Bela
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