We’re Hiring! Front Office Manager

Live and work in the scenic Drakensberg! Oaklands Country Manor is looking a front office manager to oversee our reception desk and guests.

Front Office Fundi Required!

Oaklands Country Manor is seeking for a front office manager to ensure that our standard of excellence and guests expectations are met and, where possible, exceeded. The candidate will need to be well presented as well as have strong communication, problem solving, decision making and conflict management skills.

Front Office Job Description

  • Answering the phone 
  • Administrative duties
  • Reservations – email and online
  • Enquiries – email and online
  • Checking in and out of guests
  • Processing guest bills
  • Hosting guests in the restaurant
  • Guest liaison – arranging activities, handling enquiries, etc.



  • Working knowledge of POS and/or RoomMaster booking systems
  • Hospitality experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Good interpersonal skills is essential.
  • A quick thinker.

Benefits of a Live-In Countryside Job

No bills! Oaklands Country Manor will provide you with accommodation, meals and laundry services.

No commuting! Wake up, step out your door and into the office. Imagine how easy being pleasant will be with no residue of traffic stress to bog you down?!

Discounts! You’ll get to experience special, staff-only perks – that is, discounts on drinks and must-have extras.

About Oaklands Country Manor

Set at the Drakensberg foothills, Oaklands Country Manor offers accommodation and dining, as well as a wide range of outdoor activities.
Offering vast panoramic views of the country-side and mountains, Oaklands Country Manor is located 8 km from Van Reenen and 30 km from Harrismith. It features a variety of facilities, and all of the units boast a patio with views of the lush garden, pool and mountain.
Oaklands Country Manor also boasts an à la carte restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. It offers a mouth-watering selection of meals, which comprise of local cheeses, fresh fruits and home-grown produce.

While guests are paying for the Drakensberg getaway, you’ll be getting paid between R5 000 – R8 000 (depending on experience and attitude). How’s that for a work-win situation? Countryside living awaits you! To apply e-mail bookings@oaklands.co.za. 

Interested candidates should be willing to start as soon as possible.