Hostel in the South of Sri Lanka looking for a (startuper) manager

We are a new hostel – branded as a surf/party accommodation - company based in the Southwest of Sri Lanka and in pursuit of expanding the business, we are currently recruiting a manager for our location in Unawatuna.

The right candidate must:

- Demonstrate experience in similar management positions.
- Experience in the hospitality industry.
- Entrepreneurial mind, business and goal oriented. As our company is growing and we focus on different
kind of business within the tourism industry, nowadays growing in Sri Lanka, the potential manager
could be the next partner. Besides a hostel manager, the applicant should be an opportunity hunter.
- Knowledge of marketing will be a perk.
- Knowledge of social media and digital marketing will be a perk.
- We are looking for honest and reliable individuals, proactive and dedicated, motivated to overcome the day-by-day challenges and leave their impact in the company. Also, sociable, friendly and with leadership skills.
- Fluent in English, written and spoken. Extra languages are a perk.
- Highskilled with computers and Office Package skills.

And be able to:

- Manage a team, recruiting, scheduling rotas and those aspects related to human resources.
- Tasks related to Property Management System and Channel Manager, OTAs and intermediaries, as well as dealing with providers and partnerships.
- Understanding the costs – incoming principle and apply the best strategies in order to improve the profitability of the company. Managing daily expenses. Costing structures. However, the accounting tasks are carried out by our accounting Department.

We are offering an attractive package for the right professional:
- Accommodation and all the meals included.
- Competitive salary + bonus according to performance.
- Working times according to Western standards (2 days off + paid annual leave)
- One year working residence visa.
- A pretty cool lifestyle next to the ocean.

The manager will work along with the General Manager according to the established standards and procedures, seeking for the continuous innovation. New ideas, feedbacks and technical support will be appreciated it since just remark the capacity for innovation and proactivity of the new manager.
Further information to be given during the recruitment procedure.

Please, interested apply via email to including:

- CV with your picture.
- Motivation letter.
- Recommendations of previous jobs would be a perk.

Position to be covered from May 2018 onwards. Applicants, kindly note that you must be ready to at least commit for one year in Sri Lanka.

Don t forget to quote in the subject “Att. Management – Hostel Manager Position + Your Name”.

Many thanks and waiting for your applications.

Greetings from Sri Lanka



Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
Job first posted: 05 April 2018
Updated: 05 April 2018