Operations Manager


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We are looking to appoint an Operations Manager to commence duties as soon as possible.  


The ideal candidate is: proactive, highly motivated, self-disciplined and possesses a high capacity for organizing people, administration and tasks. The person must be passionate about nature.  


This is a general management position and previous senior management experience is a must.  Hospitality experience is not a prerequisite.


Apart from general administration, HR/IR duties & financial reporting to Head Office, the Operations Manager is accountable for the full administration function including IT, as well as the following portfolios:  guiding & guest activities, base & staff village (including laundry operations), and maintenance/technical department.  (All accommodation sites and the kitchens report to a separate Hospitality & Quality Manager).



  • Previous, proven experience of managing a large team
  • Fluent in English
  • Single (preferably)
  • Good people?skills, outgoing and pleasant personality, and in good health
  • Proven HR/IR capabilities
  • Computer literate and systems administration knowledge (IT problem solving)
  • Acceptance of diversity and equality
  • Broadminded, with an ethical value system
  • Young at heart, flexible, hardworking with sober habits
  • Respect and compassion for nature and conservation
  • Namibian citizen or permanent resident

This position demands that the applicant be willing to: live at the Wolwedans staff village, work six continuous weeks before taking interval leave, and be on call around the clock, seven days a week. 


Interested candidates who meet the above criteria can submit their CV’s together with a recent photograph and letter of motivation to:  alison@wolwedans.com 


Wolwedans is an equal opportunity employer. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.  Submitted documentation will not be returned. 


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