Guesthouse Manager (East London)


Guesthouse Manager

Job Title:

Guesthouse Manager (East London)

Job Level:


Job Type:


Job Location (Province):

Eastern Cape

City/ Town:

East London


Undisclosed basic salary

Salary Frequency:

Per Month

Salary Form:

R7 500.00

Salary To:

R10 000.00



Job Details

Job Description:

Our client, an established Guesthouse based in East London, wishes to employ an experienced and passionate Guesthouse Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities:
This person would be responsible for managing the full Guesthouse, full operations, from managing cleaning staff to security staff.

  • Responsible for the overall management and delegation of responsibilities to other staff members (+- 10 staff)
  • Front office / Reception functions and innovations accompanied by accountability and daily / weekly reporting
  • Overseeing inventory, stock management, shrinkages / losses within the establishment
  • All Human Resource functions in line with the Labour Law
  • Overseeing all emails, faxes and bookings
  • Internal and external guest relations, contractor relations and customer care
  • Recording and filing of guest bookings
  • Cleanliness and room management
  • Monthly stock take and reporting thereof
  • Security management, Gardener and of cleaners
  • General office functions and social media interactions and applications
  • General management of the guesthouse
  • Ensure that policies and procedures of the organization are abided by
  • Filling water tanks weekly
  • Weekly testing and cleaning of generator
  • Kitchen and meal preparation and presentation

Desired Experience & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4 years’ relevant working experience at management level within the hospitality industry.
  • Working knowledge of Knightbridge
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Strong management skills
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, and passionate about the industry
  • Self-motivated and business minded.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required.
  • Excellent customer service-oriented and communication skills

Salary: Gross monthly offering of between R7 500.00 – R10 000.00 dependent on candidate experience.
Benefits: None

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