Looking for a Reserve Manager / Head Guide

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Salary not listed

Job Description

We have an exciting new role for a Reserve Manager / Head Guide in the Umfolozi, KZN area.

The position requires someone experienced in managing anti-poaching, security, maintenance, conservation and wildlife operations in addition to managing and leading people.


– At least 10 years in a similar position with FGASA 1 essential and FGASA Trails desirable

– Design and implementation of the reserve protocols and procedures

– Employment, training and management of Guiding team

– Firearm training , purchasing and license management

– Knowledge of / or experience with community conservation projects and the management of community liaison and forums to support conservation goals

– Experience with maintenance and property management essential

– Proven experience in wildlife security and anti-poaching


– Manage a team of security personnel on the reserve in anti-poaching and general security

– See to the general maintenance of both lodges and all the buildings / services from water reticulation, solar systems, general maintenance and more

– Fleet and vehicle management

– Lead process to see the development of more lodges/ fly camps in the near future

– Setting up , planning and costing of all reserve activities

– Report to the reserve developers / owners


– Positive and passionate person who loves the wilderness and the potential of protecting and promoting a totally unique wild space!

– A people’s person who can forge and maintain good relationships with their team and the community

– A leader with strong management skills to ensure all tasks and the administration thereof are attended to on time and in budget.

– A positive and energetic person who can train and mentor others.


This is a live-in role and salary is negotiable depending on experience.


To apply please send us your CV, written reference letters as well as a recent photo of yourself…GOOD LUCK!


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Salary and Benefits

Salary not listed

Accommodation Included :Yes

Job: Full Time

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