Experience

  • General Manager

    at Maliba Lodge

    April 2014 - at Present

    Butha-Buthe

    MALIBA LODGE ***** - (LESOTHO) Maintain operation quality with a hands-on management style. Manage day to day operations Maintain standards, policies and procedures to the highest level Promote sustainable practices Regular Communication with Directors and the management team Oversee maintenance of facilities & equipment Manage human resources including conducting or delegation of on-going staff training Manage guest service Business management & operational business planning Develop long-term strategic plan Maintain financial controls and procedures including budgets Manage suppliers and capital projects Assist in managing room revenue strategies with marketing department Manage public relations Manage crises and controversies Exhibit professionalism & good ethical conduct Ability to use negotiation skills Time management of all staff via the management structure Provide leadership to all staff

  • GENERAL MANAGER / EXECUTIVE OPERATION OFFICER

    at FIVE TWO ZERO HOTELS & SPA

    April 2007 - March 2014

    Cross River State

    Full function Hotel, Lodge & Spa management Administration and Procurement: Full function administration, procurement and bookkeeping of the entire hotel group and all sectors of operations, i.e. stock control, procurement and stock loss control, drafting of monthly, quarterly and yearly budgets. Kitchen, Restaurant and Bar Management (Food & Beverage Management): Full and complete management of a la Carte Restaurant, Kitchen and bar. Administration, procurement, health, safety and hygiene, budgets, menus, etc. Front office, Reception & Housekeeping Management: Full function reception and front office management coupled with complete housekeeping management. Including Health, Safety and hygiene management. Human Resource Management and Training: Training and management of 9 Senior / Supervisory staff and 55 general staff members. Maintenance and Facility Management: Management of hotel, vehicles, water supply system, electrical and plumbing, etc.

  • SECTOR CAMP & CATERING MANAGER

    at PAE GROUP AFRICAN MISSION IN SUDAN – (DARFUR, SUDAN)

    January 2002 - March 2007

    Western Darfur

    Financial, administrative and logistical management, Construction and Maintenance Management, Camp service (hospitality & catering) and facility management: Full Catering, Kitchen and Restaurant Management. Management of 400 seat Non-Commissioned Officer restaurant and 100 seat Officers restaurant, 24-hour kitchen and hygiene management that complied with International HACCP, US Military DOD TB MED530 Occupational and Environmental, Health, Food and Sanitation certified at every monthly US State Department and US Department of Defense inspection. Compiling and implementing of weekly and monthly menus. Daily and weekly procurement of food and beverage from local markets, and weekly food and beverage procurement to be flown in from bigger markets. Managing of sub-contracting kitchen and restaurant staff.

  • GENERAL MANAGER

    at GOLDRIVER & SIKELELE GAME LODGE ***** - (SOUTH AFRICA)

    October 1994 - December 2001

    Limpopo

    Full function Lodge Management Administration, Finance and Front Office Management: Full function administration and financial management, including bookkeeping, stock control, procurement and stock loss control (food, drink, spares, ammunition and hardware), drafting of monthly, quarterly and yearly budgets. And booking of international and local hunters expeditions (rifle and bow), etc. Food & Beverage Management: Managing of Lodge Restaurant and Bush Kitchens, including administration, procurement, hygiene, budgets, menus, etc. HR & Administration Management of 80 staff members Daily maintenance of lodge, vehicles, water supply system, etc. Full function game management. To act as host and manager to hunters and their guests.

Education

  • Master of Business Administration

    at Regenesys Business School

    2018 - at Present (1 year) Gauteng

  • Diploma in Hospitality Management

    at Alison

    2017 - 2018 (1 year)

  • Diploma Restaurant Management

    at New Skills Academy UK

    2017 - 2018 (1 year)

  • Professional Catering Management

    at AMZAR International

    2006 - 2006 (1 year)

Languages

  • English Native

  • Afrikaans Native

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