We are now in search for a Management Couple for a luxurious 5 star lodge located in Botswana. The ideal couple must be very hands on and have 5 star background experience.
Her responsibilities include managing the FOH department:
Full responsibility for guests during their stay from arrival to departure
Hosting of guests at all meals
Managing and leading the front of house team
Mentoring and training the front of house team
Responsible for housekeeping in rooms and FOH
Responsible for all maintenance standards FOH
Maintaining set standards and implementing new systems
His responsibilities include managing the Food & Beverage department:
Manage and oversee the whole F&B department.
Liaise with the executive chef to encourage maximum turnover in all food outlets of the Hotel F&B
Be the procurement manager for Beverage and supplies in restaurants.
Manage with Duty Manager restaurant rosters.
Achieve and have a good understanding of Gross profits % and Cost of Sales
Manage the stock control procedures of all beverage items to attain required GP%.
Conduct periodic operating equipment and inventory counts and subsequent re-ordering of replacement items.
Be responsible for monthly beverage stock take and capturing of financial beverage results including COS adjustments for reporting to the accountant.
Combined requirements include:
Tertiary qualification preferably a degree or diploma in Hospitality / Tourism or similar
Management experience in luxury camp environment
International experience an advantage
Strong administrative skills
Maintenance skills and experience an advantage
Experience and ability to train staff
Fully computer literate
Proficient in English, ability to communicate in foreign languages are an advantage
Enthusiasm, passion and energy
Minimum of 3 contactable references
Candidates need to be mature, well educated, well presented and well spoken
Candidates need to be responsible, able to work under pressure and unsupervised
Candidates need to be willing to work in remote areas for extended periods of time
The successful candidate should have an enquiring mind, be methodical, pay attention to detail, be creative, show perseverance and patience, ability to work under pressure, have high energy levels, be flexible, have the ability to overcome obstacles and persist with the task at hand, be decisive and adaptable. If you have the knowledge, skills and required experience, and this sounds like a challenge you are ready for and you are able to relocate we would love to hear from you.