Lodge Manager

Lusaka, Zambia, Full Time TBA ZMW / Month

The Zambia Institute of Mass Communications (ZAMCOM) was established under the ZAMCOM Act of Parliament of 1996 to provide Communications and Media training and production services. ZAMCOM has recently been undergoing a corporate renewal and is currently implementing a new strategic plan aiming at positioning the organization to becoming financially viable and independent.
ZAMCOM is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill in the following position;
LODGE MANAGER
Reporting to the Executive Director
Job purpose
The Lodge Manager will be responsible for all areas of operations of the ZAMCOM Lodge, including staff and guest management, participate in marketing of the facility, as well as provision of leadership and strategic direction. He/she will be required to manage profitability of the lodge and guest satisfaction.
Main duties
Responsible for all the operations of the Lodge, including Food and Beverage, Housekeeping, front office, Kitchen and maintenance.
Responsible for the preparation, presentation and subsequent achievement of the annual operating budget.
Market the Lodge’s products and maximize revenue through innovative sales and promotional practices.
Manage ongoing profitability of the Lodge, ensuring that revenue and guest satisfaction targets are met and exceeded.
Closely monitor the Lodge’s business reports on a daily basis and make decisions accordingly.
Compliance with all legal requirements by ensuring that all necessary registrations are completed.
Assist in the procurement of supplies and equipment and contracting with suppliers for goods and services.
Investigate and handle all customer complaints effectively.
Manage all staff reporting to the position in order to effectively assist, train, motivate and monitor their activities.
Provide effective leadership to Lodge team members.
Knowledge and Skills Requirements
Full grade twelve (12) Certificate.
Diploma in Hospitality, Hotel Management or related Degree in Hospitality, Hotel Management or related shall be an added advantage.
Minimum of Ten (10) years’ experience in the hotel industry Five (5) years relevant experience at senior management level.
High standards of service excellence and a passion for the industry Demonstrated experience of having managed a Hotel or Lodge. Excellent Management and communication skills.
Computer Literate.
Applications accompanied by certified copies of academic and professional qualifications, National Registration Card and a detailed Curriculum Vitae with three (3) traceable references should be sent to:
The Executive Director
Zambia Institute of Mass Communications Educational Trust
Plot 3529 Government Road
P.O Box 50386 RW
PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY SHORT LISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
PLEASE NOTE THAT CANDIDATES THAT RESPONDED TO THE EARLIER ADVERT NEED NOT RE-APPLY AS THEIR APPLICATIONS ARE STILL ACTIVE.