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City Lodge Manager in Malawi , Malawi

Company profile:
This lodge is a stylish contemporary lodge from a unique blend of African designs, furniture, fabrics and personal collectables. The guest lodge has 10 varied collection of rooms, all en suite, and a restaurant for residents to dine. Each room is named after an African country, style or culture and decorated in that particular style. Tourists, business persons and transit visitors come to appreciate the tasteful and comfortable accommodation, warm hospitality and excellent collection of African arts and crafts

Job description:
- The Manager is end responsible for the lodge. He / she will be living on the premises and is first point of contact for the guests. The manager has main responsibilities:
- Deliver excellent customer service at all times, ensuring guests comfort and safety
- Deal with all enquires in a professional and courteous manner, in person, on the telephone or via e-mail
- Deal with customer complaints in a professional manner
- Manage and maintain the administration of all reservations, cancellations and no-shows in line with the company policy
- Prepare a weekly dinner menu together with the Kitchen staff. Train and monitor the kitchen staff about food , drinks and nutrition, serving standards and kitchen hygiene.
- Financial tasks, Income versus expenses, Food costing, monitoring bank accounts.
- Entertaining and hosting, reception, restaurant and the bar are main areas of attention.
- Also managing approximately 13 staff of gardeners, builders, receptionist, bar staff, cooks and cleaners is a continues task. Every day is different and the manager is challenged with another challenge every day.
- Checking the rooms on cleanliness on a daily base and check if all equipment is in order.

Main thing is to keep the customers satisfied whilst running all other work at the same time. A challenging job!

Requirements:
- Language: English and preferable other languages
- Experience: Hospitality, tourism, leadership skills, people manager
- Affinity with Food and willing to work together with the cooks to improve their knowledge of food and recipes.
- Others: Driver’s license

Profile:
Somebody that wants to work in a different environment with a lot of patience - good communication skills – authority – a lot of energy and willing to make long days.

Terms of employment:
- First 3 months USD 200 plus accommodation
- After 3 months USD1000 plus accommodation
- 6 day workweek, 1 day off

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. The employer will do the recruitment process himself. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but we don’t have any influence on this concerning this job.

Expiring: Sep 23, 2017
Management Couple in Malawi , Malawi

The Blue Zebra Island Lodge (Waterlands Ltd) is a very successful and well run boutique safari lodge situated on one of 3 Islands that form part of the Lake Malawi National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage site). The Islands and their surroundings offer visitors some unique and outstanding natural beauty within 2 hours’ drive of Malawi’s Capital City Lilongwe. The lodge has 10 tented Executive Chalets and 5 Safari Tents that are supported by a team of 25 staff members.

Employment contracts will be based on a couple management team;

Positions:
• Position 1 : General Manager of Blue Zebra Island Lodge.
• Position 2 : Admin and catering manager of Blue Zebra Island Lodge

A 2 year contract with a 6 month probation period.
Salary $ 1,250 per person per month equivalent in Malawi Kwacha.

• Accommodation is provided on the island
• Meals provided from the kitchen
• Medical cover : Masm VIP scheme
• Vehicle: to be provided by BZ and will be for work related use only
• Insurance: Workman’s Compensation

Job description
The applicant must have worked in the tourist industry for a minimum of 5 years and have successfully run a lodge in the last 2 years. Over and above the general management of the lodge, the applicants will have to perform the following key functions in order to run the lodge successfully.

Administration
 Bookings
 Invoicing and payments
 Stock control
 Human Resources management
 Marketing

Operations
 Housekeeping
 Restaurant and Bar management
 Ordering of supplies
 Maintenance of Building and boats
 Water Sports and Safari activities
 Boating
 Customer relations

The objective of the Lodge
To manage and further develop the lodge and to generate an income that will go towards management costs and further investment into the facility. The operations are to be carried out in line with the concession agreement with Parks and Wildlife and the guidelines set out by shareholders from time to time.
Water Sports that are to be offered include
• Snorkeling
• Water sports
• Diving
• Boat Rides
• Fishing trips

Are you interested in becoming a Management Couple in Malawi? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Sep 21, 2017
Manager in Tanzania (or managing couple) , Tanzania

MamboViewPoint is a genuine Eco Lodge which is situated on the Northern edge of the Usambara Mountains in Tanzania close to the village Mambo. MamboViewpoint’s main goal is not the lodge or making profits but to improve economics in this mainly poor area. MamboViewPoint is a stable base and source of income, but the main goal is to support and promote all kind of projects, not by donations but by economics and empowerment. The projects are supported by MamboSteunPunt in the Netherlands and realized by JamiiSawa foundation in Mambo.

For details see www.mamboviewpoint.org / www.MambosteunPunt.org / www.Jamiisawa.org

Currently we are searching for a manager or managing couple for a period of 3 months to start with.
We think for example of somebody who wants a break from hectic live or wants to take a sabbatical.

Tasks
• The primary task will be the management of the lodge:
o Bookings and correspondence with guests
o Administration
o Staff management
o Guest management
o Organizing tours, hikes and taxi's
• Secondary also facilitation the projects

Requirements:
• Experience in or affinity with hotel management is a recommendation
• Experience with working in Africa or other third world countries is a recommendation
• Relevant education and skills
• Flexibility and perseverance are indispensable
• Skills for cooperation are mandatory
• Affinity with development
• Language English, Swahili or willing to learn Swahili recommended
• Computer skills
• An open mind and prepared to think out of the box

What we offer
• An inspiring environment
• A local salary
• Free food and housing
• Costs for visa (initially $ 250 for 3 months)

Procedure
• A personal meeting with representatives or a tele conference will be organized
• The current local management will also give their opinion
• A month probation period will be a part of the deal.

Are you interested in becoming a Management Couple in Tanzania? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: May 26, 2017
Director Finance, Operations & Strategy in Kenya , Kenya

Ben jij avontuurlijk, ondernemend, toe aan een nieuwe omgeving, en wil jij je strategy, finance en organisatorische talenten gebruiken om een travel startup in Afrika te laten groeien als kool? Dan zoeken we jou!

Charlie’s Travels (“CT”) organiseert tailor made avontuurlijke reizen in Oost- en Zuid-Afrika voor groepen, families en koppels. Afrika is booming en reizigers willen steeds vaker het “echte” Afrika ervaren – een standaard reis voldoet niet langer. Charlie’s Travels biedt zelfgemaakte experiences, die je nergens anders kunt vinden.

Na 1.5 jaar geleden succesvol als 1-pitter geopereerd te hebben en meer dan honderd reizen georganiseerd te hebben, heeft CT in Oktober 2016 een ambitieuze uitbreidingsstrategie uitgerold. Na het aanstellen van een lokaal operations team, is er een start-up villa opgericht, waar nu meer dan 15 internationale ‘sales en business developers’ werken aan de groei van onze core business (de Nederlandse markt), en het ontwikkelen van verschillende nieuwe markten. De reeds bewezen core business richt zich op groepsreizen (veelal studenten lustrumreizen), familiereizen en avontuurlijke reizen voor jonge koppels (adventurous lovebirds).


Het is onze ambitie om binnen 12 maanden ons marktaandeel in Nederland te vervijfvoudigen, en onze intrede te hebben gemaakt in de DACH mark, met alle additionele operations die daarvoor nodig zijn. Op dit moment rollen we nieuwe proposities uit op het gebied van Motorsafaris, Golfreizen, Festivalreizen, Kitesurfreizen en zijn we actief bezig de Duitstalige en Aziatische markt aan te boren met business developers uit de regio. Dingen die werken bouwen we uit, dingen die niet werken stoppen we. Er is altijd ruimte voor nieuwe ideeën. In dit groeiproces speelt de Director Finance, Operations & Strategy een sleutelrol.

Je bent verantwoordelijk voor:

1. General Management & Strategy (i.s.m. Charles);
- Je bent de business partner en sparringpartner van oprichter Charles Witlox. Samen zetten jullie de lijnen uit voor de groei van de business. Charles neemt Sales en Marketing voor zijn rekening, jij zorgt dat Finance en Operations goed staat.
- Je bent verantwoordelijk voor het optimaliseren van systemen en processen. Identificeert wat de business units nodig hebben (e.g. programma’s/excel/templates) om efficiënter te kunnen werken. (CRM, finance systeem, Marketing tools etc.)
- HR: Identificeren welke additionele functies/rollen het bedrijf nodig heeft om georganiseerd te kunnen groeien.
- Strategisch coachen en begeleiding geven aan verschillende business units

2. Finance
- Trainen en Aansturen van lokale Finance Manager (wordt op dit moment gerekruteerd); zorgen dat de financiële administratie (Kenia en NL) en reporting goed staat. De Finance Manager moet zelfstandig betalingen, payroll, reporting, financiële administratie op zich gaan nemen.
- Financial analysis en budgettering. Door middel van het maken van financiële rapporten geef je business units inzicht in hun performance. Aan de hand van de analyze alloceren we budgetten aan operations, sales en marketing en HR.

3. Operations
- Aansturen Lokale operations Manager (team van >4 man); zodat de reizen tot in de puntjes georganiseerd zijn. Het Operations team is verantwoordelijk voor boekingen, transport, organisatie van de reis, management en inventory.
- Aansturen House and Office Manager; zorgen dat onze villa een goede leef- en werkplek is, waardoor de het team tevreden is en optimaal kan presteren
Wie ben jij?

Persoonskenmerken:
- Pragmatisch, energiek en positief. Je moet om kunnen gaan met werken in een Afrikaanse context. Het vereist veel eigen initiatief om dingen op te pakken
- Leader met Management Skills. Een groot deel van je werk is het coachen en aansturen van ons lokale en internationale team.
- Analytisch en Strategisch en business-minded. Het bedrijf is jong en groeit hard. Er moeten continue goede business keuzes gemaakt worden om het nog harder te laten groeien.
- Financieel sterk. Je bent eindverantwoordelijke voor finance en moet dus affiniteit hebben met cijfers, excel en bij voorkeur ervaring in finance.
- Passie en Flexibiliteit; natuurlijk moet je een passie hebben voor reizen, Afrika, en een business laten groeien! Ook moet je flexibel zijn om hier heen te komen en in Kenia voor lange tijd willen wonen.

Werkervaring en studie achtergrond:
- Afgeronde WO opleiding
- >3 jaar in Consulting, Start-ups, Finance, Sales Operations, Marketing …
- Bij voorkeur werk- en management ervaring in Afrika (of andere Emerging markets)
- Kennis van of affiniteit met: Excel, Systemen (e.g. CRM), Operations, etc.

Our Offer en Compensation
- Marktconform Salaris en bonus
- Mogelijkheid om te ondernemen in Afrika, leiding te geven en bij te dragen aan de groei van een bedrijf. Met het idee om business partner/aandeelhouder te worden
- Werken en leven in prachtige villa, met grote tuin en private chef. Accommodatie en eten inclusief.
- Reizen en de mooiste plekken ontdekken in booming Afrika!
- Return Ticket (6 maanden, i.v.m. visum) en Visumkosten vergoed.

Deadline: 9 april. Meer informatie: www.charlies-travels.com (website wordt vertaald naar het Nederlands)

Ideale startperiode: a.s.a.p. tot uiterlijk 1 juli

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. The employer will do the recruitment process himself. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but we don’t have any influence on this concerning this job.

Expiring: May 06, 2017

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