Management Couple – Remote Wildlife Lodges

Kendrick Recruitment has the pleasure of advertising a position for a young energetic Management Couple to manage remote lodges in Botswana wildlife areas, based in the famous Okavango Delta. We are looking for a couple who have previously worked together successfully and have the following skills and experience:

  • First aid;
  • Field guiding;
  • Environmental management;
  • General maintenance;
  • Rifle handling;
  • Lodge administration;
  • Off-road driving;
  • International client liaison;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Housekeeping;
  • Food & Beverage (both kitchen & service);


The successful candidate will have the following qualifications & experience:

  • Guiding or Hospitality or Food and Beverage Management qualification
  • A minimum of 3 years’ previous Operational experience at Management Level is essential
  • Proven management experience in a 5* environment is essential
  • International experience will be advantageous
  • Proven record in overseeing all budgetary aspects and ensuring that the budget is not exceeded at any time.
  • Knowledge of preparing and submitting, on a monthly basis, a report detailing forecast vs. actual results vs. budget per outlet and reasons for any variances to budget/forecast.
  • Proven troubleshooting and problem solving ability
  • Proven experience in coordinating, managing & motivating a highly diverse compliment of staff
  • The ability to maximize staff performance through training & coaching
  • Flexibility and ability to work long hours & shifts
  • The ability to work in a highly pressurized work environment


Salary and Benefits:

  • A highly compeititve salary offered for the couple
  • Accommodation and Meals included
  • 3 flights to point of hire (either CT or JHB) per annum or 1 international flight per annum
  • Cycle 90 days working 29 days off


If you are interested in the above position, and have all the necessary skills, please submit a motivational letter, along with a copy of your CV…..Good luck.