7 Jun 2016

Island General Manager / Manager Couple – Indian Ocean

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Island General Manager / Manager Couple – Indian Ocean

Our client, one of the world’s leading Luxury Travel Companies, is looking to recruit a worldly experienced General Manager / Manager Couple for one of its properties on the Indian Ocean.

The successful candidate(s) MUST have at least 3 years of management experience in a 5-star boutique operation.
Experience from other island / coastal destinations would be ideal.
Key Responsibilities
  • Overall management of the island, including operations, conservation, R&M, kitchen and financial.
  • Budgeting and management of the lodge CAPEX programs.
  • Human resource management and staff development.
  • Infrastructure – development and maintenance of all infrastructure (bandas, water, electricity desalination plant, boats, etc.)
  • IT – maintenance IT on the island.
  • Security – island security, emergency response and fire control.
  • Healthcare – reviewing healthcare facilities and evacuation arrangements.
  • Environmental health – waste, sanitation, mosquito and pest control.
  • Logistics and procurement – mainland and island based activities.
  • Third party contractors – control of building contractors and professional advisers.
  • Government – liaison with local, regional and national government.
  • Conservation – management of the community and conservation.
  • Water sports – direct line management and support for diving and water sports team.
  • Sustainability – responsible for ensuring sustainability targets are met and improved upon year on year.
  • Lodge marketing – management of the lodge social media platforms, including Facebook and Instagram.
  • At least 3 years of management experience in a 5-star boutique operation.
  • Hospitality and service training experience.
  • Prior water sports and diving experience a plus.
  • 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.
  • With some practical experience of island and boat maintenance.
  • Open minded and able to think outside of the box.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Competent financial and IT skills.
Monthly gross salary: Competitive depending on experience
Deadline: 19th June 2016


How to Apply

  • To apply, please follow the link:
  • http://bit.ly/1Y2s5oB
  • Summit Recruitment & Search,
  • Blixen Court,
  • Karen Road, Karen
  • We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks, your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles, so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

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