Kendrick Recruitment is now seeking an Assistant management couple for a Nature Reserve/Share Block, part of the Greater Kruger, Hoedspruit area, consisting of the following two positions:

  • Mechanical Maintenance Manager
  • Housekeeping Manager or Front Office Manager

Requirements : Education and Experience:


  • Formal Mechanical / Technical qualification with trade test at a reputable institution – Essential or highly advantageous
  • Excellent mechanical skills (engines), 4×4 vehicles (Toyota’s, Land Rovers etc.), Farm machinery , Road graders, TLB’s and tractors etc ( Total of +/- 80 Vehicles)
  • Mechanical and Vehicle maintenance, including workshop / fleet management experience would be an advantage.
  • Able to manage a team and must be hands on.
  • Fair administrative ability, including proficiency in Word and Excel
  • Ability to handle Handyman and Building maintenance requirements on the Reserve
  • Ability to manage a Health and Safety programme
  • Must be able to communicate at all levels: Fluent in English and Afrikaans
  • Self-starter, eye for detail, and an understanding of mechanical workshop environment
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills

HER: This could either be a housekeeping manager (preferred) or front office manager

  • Formal tertiary qualification – Housekeeping Management / Administrative / Lodge Management – would be an advantage
  • Pastel Bookkeeping – advantage
  • Front office/reception management
  • Phones and switchboard
  • Accounts and Billing
  • Members / Owners admin functions
  • Administrative function including shop sales and administration, inventory/stock control, purchasing and orders as required
  • Must be able to communicate at all levels: Fluent in English and Afrikaans
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills, including staff management

Package Details:

  • Salary : ±R 38 000.00 CTC (per month for the couple)
  • Accommodation – 3 bedroomed house provided – unfurnished (this is a family friendly position)
  • Medical Aid
  • Provident fund
  • Vehicle for use on the reserve / business use only

Work Cycle:

  • Monday to Friday 07:00 – 17:00 (lunchtime included)
  • On duty every second weekend (Sat 07:00 – 13:00 & Sun 07:00 – 12:00)
  • 5 extra days off every second month
  • 21 days (3 weeks) annual leave


  • No relocation / removal costs will be covered by the company
  • No pets allowed
  • No meals provided

If this position sounds like something you’re interested in please get in touch with your CV’s, references and profile pictures today… Good Luck!

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