Lodge Manager Tanzania (salary neg)

Cedar Wood Recruitment Date Job Posted: 03-Feb-2022

Location: Tanzania

Lodge Manager required in Tanzania (salary neg)



 Overall management of a Tented Camp, including operations, guest experience, R&M, kitchen, financial and staff management and development

 Budget and forecast creation, management and control in conjunction with the Lodge Administrator and the Regional Finance Manager. Management of the lodge CAPEX programs

 Human resource management and staff development

 Infrastructure - development and maintenance of all infrastructure

 IT - maintenance IT

 Security - security, emergency response and fire control

 Healthcare – reviewing healthcare facilities and evacuation arrangements

 Environmental health – waste, sanitation, mosquito and pest control

 Government – liaison with local, regional and national Government and relevant stakeholders in conjunction with the Regional Manager. Compliance with local licensing, permits etc.

 Conservation and Community – working with the Africa Foundation in conservation and community projects and partnerships arrangements

 Sustainability – responsible for ensuring sustainability targets are met and improved upon year on year

 Risk Assessment – ensure lodge is risk assessment compliant

 Lodge Marketing – management of the lodge social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, etc. Ensure regular stories to the company team are distributed and that the lodge maintains a strong presence in internal comms (Bateleur Mag, etc)



 Build upon the existing guest experience to create new ideas and to ensure the product remains fresh and modern, whilst staying true to the history of the area – this includes guest delights, accommodation, food, staff, activities

 Building relationships with new and repeat guests

 Maintaining and reinforcing an environment where the companies Brand Standards are continuously met and visible throughout the daily functioning of the property.

 Ensure lodge to do lists are actioned and completed (within budget)

 Maximise efficiencies in procurement




 At least 3 – 5 years Management Experience in a 5-star boutique operation

 East Africa Management experience an advantage

 Hospitality and Service Training Experience



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

 Passionate about sustainable tourism and conservation

 Driven, energetic, compassionate and ambitious, with strong leadership and mentoring skills

 Unrelenting attention to detail and high standards

 Structured manager with experience of leading diverse teams

 Practical with some experience of maintenance

 Open minded and able to think outside of the box

 The ability to motivate and inspire yourself and others

 Excellent interpersonal skills and communication

 Competent financial and IT skills

 Fluent in English essential



 The role will be based in the bush in Tanzania – which is situated in the Western Corridor of the Serengeti

 Starting date - Mid October

 Salary and benefits – TBC

 Medical and travel allowance as per company policy


This is a permanent live-in position, based in Serengeti, Tanzania

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