Operations assistant: Oversee Administration / Housekeeping / Maintenance

Monday, 18 January, 2021
Zelda Oelofse-Cornthwaite     0823996381
KwaZulu Natal  

Operations Assistant: Administration & Housekeeping


Pick Me Recruitment is seeking an experienced Operations Assistant for a luxury property on a Private Game Reserve in KZN.

The perfect candidate is someone who in an organised administrative person, with strong operational and communication skills, works methodically, is resourceful and creative and has an eye for detail. The candidate must have 5-Star Luxury Hotel or Lodge environment experience. A formal Hospitality Qualification will be advantageous. The role is to oversee the Housekeeping and Maintenance teams, assist and support daily operations, manage the day-to-day administrative and financial duties, work closely with all the head of departments, guest liaison, ensuring standards are maintained at all times.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing housekeeping and maintenance
  • Work closely with all head of departments to ensure standards are maintained
  • Administrative duties
  • Financial duties
  • General reporting functions
  • Help ensuring all OHASA and Covid-19 regulations are met
  • Guest liaison

Skills Required:

  • Formal Hospitality qualification will be advantageous
  • Spoken and written English
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Able to work methodically and systematically
  • Ability to lead and manage a team of people effectively
  • Strong management skills, day-to-day, and long-term
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Resourceful
  • Adaptable to change
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Computer literate: MS-Office, Innkeeper, able to manage spreadsheets

Personal Traits:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Creative, innovative and forward thinking
  • Passion for service excellence
  • Deadline and result driven
  • Guest and service centric
  • Patience


A competitive salary is on offer for this role and will be disclosed upon shortlisting.

If you feel you are the perfect fit, email me : info@pmrecruitment.co.za

Include the following:

  • Updated CV with contactable references
  • Recent presentable profile photo

Zelda Oelofse-Cornthwaite • Owner, Pick Me Recruitment

Visit us: www.pmrecruitment.co.za