Back of House Manager – Luxury Safari Camp – Okavango, Botswana

Location: Okovanga, Botswana

Kendrick Recruitment are now seeking a Back of House Manager for a luxury Camp situated in the Okavango Delta, Northern Botswana. We are looking form someone who is proficient and has substantial experience in at least one of the following fields: Painter, Carpenter, Aircon/Refrigeration, Electrical wiring, Plumbing, Diesel Mechanics, Boat Mechanics and Reserve Management.

Responsibilities within this role would include:

  • You will assist in all the maintenance at your Lodge – including plumbing, electrical (domestic), refrigeration and air conditioning, building, carpentry and general maintenance.
  • You will be responsible for all routine and preventative maintenance.
  • You will be responsible for generator Maintenance
  • You will be responsible for fleet maintenance
  • You will be responsible for road Maintenance
  • You will be responsible for annual fire break burning and maintaining of the fire break
  • You will be responsible for monitoring of wildlife
  • You will endeavor to keep a par stock of spares that will allow you to affect emergency and other repairs efficiently.
  • You will ensure that tools and spares are neatly stored and packed away.
  • You will perform a stock take of tools monthly and report any shortfalls to the manager.

Key areas of maintenance within the lodge include the following:

  • Swimming pools
  • Sewage Plant
  • Water Treatment Plant
  • Pathways
  • Boma
  • Store room
  • Gas Bottles
  • Wet Waste and Rubbish
  • Generator
  • Vehicles
  • Room Maintenance

As well as…

General Office duties

  • Human Resources – leave register and other requirements
  • Disciplining of staff – non-performance, standard of work etc
  • Quality control and monitoring progress
  • Control of stock and tools
  • Attending of all necessary meetings; i.e. morning, finance, etc
  • Administration – “paper work” – allocating of invoices etc

This is a single live in position in Botswana. Salary offered of BWP15,000 (APPROX ZAR20,000). To apply please send your CV, references and profile photo