Assistant General Manager Position – Planet Lodges

Assistant General Manager Position – Planet Lodges

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Does relationship building, navigating dynamic business operations – to delight guests and exceed goals – bring out your best self? Then, this Assistant General Manager position may be your best next career choice. As Assistant General Manager, you will • Oversee hotel operations to ensure a safe, comfortable environment for guests to enjoy and where staff can excel. Get out from behind the desk to observe guest experiences and staff interactions. When complications surface – and they will – make it right for the guest and open channels for communication with agents and team members. • Build and Foster Front Office & FB Staff. Create an environment that’s engaging, where motivated people want to join, learn, do their best, and advance. Lead a diverse team by modeling the way, by empowering, and coaching throughout the employment lifecycle. • Team up with Sales to brainstorm and implement occupancy and revenue boosting strategies. • Keep a pulse on operational and financial performance. Actively participate in the budget process, and accurately forecast for optimal staff and supply levels, maximum flow-through, and exceptional guest experience • Act as Manager on Duty and assist the General Manager in their duties as needed.


Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies: • Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management or related business field • Minimum 2 – 3 years operational experience in Front Office or F & B Operations

  • Strong business communication skills verbal and written, a second language is helpful.
  • High work ethic, disciplined with supervisory experience
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Suite and experience working with a Property Management System
  • Must be able to handle cash and credit transactions
  • Flexibility to travel as needed to cover at sister Lodge
  • Regular attendance according to established guidelines


This description is not an exhaustive list of all job functions that are required of a fit in this position. Therefore, other duties may be assigned in this position from time to time.


To apply, reply in confidence to this email i.e. with your credentials.  Planet Lodges is an equal opportunity employer, female candidates are encouraged to apply.


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Planet Lodges
Airport Planet Lodge  &  Arusha Planet Lodge
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Mailing address: P.O. Box 12865, Arusha, Tanzania.

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