General Manager

  • Papageno Resort Fiji
  • Vunisea, Fiji
  • Sep 18, 2023
Full time Hospitality & Tourism

Job Description & Skills/Qualifications Required

About Us:

Nestled amidst 320 acres of pristine oceanfront property on the island of Kadavu, Fiji, Papageno Resort is a remote eco-resort accommodating up to 36 guests. With five-star reviews on Trip Advisor, the resort rests on the natural splendor of Fiji, providing an incredible interaction with the beauty of the land and ocean. We are dedicated to offering our guests an experience of the stunning Fijian landscape, the warmth of the Fijian culture, relaxation, and adventure. 

 Papageno Resort caters to active individuals, groups, couples, and families who appreciate a relaxed, off-grid yet luxurious island experience, for a variety of experiences, including diving, fishing, birding, kayaking, hiking, yoga, weddings, and connection with the local culture. We have our own natural water spring and waterfall on property, and extensive relationships with the local villages of Kadavu. 


The Position: 

We are seeking an experienced, hands-on General Manager or Caretaker (either an individual or a couple) to oversee the day-to-day operations of running Papageno Resort.  

This is an incredible opportunity for a rising hospitality leader or couple looking to make their mark on a unique property. 


Core Responsibilities: 

  • Recruit, train, and empower a team of hospitality professionals, promoting collaboration and high standards. 
  • Ensure smooth daily operations and proactively address any issues that impact the guest experience. 
  • Manage all resort bookings 
  • Develop and execute marketing and advertising strategies to attract eco-conscious travelers on a mid-range budget, including utilizing travel advertising and social media platforms, to increase visibility and awareness of the Resort. 
  • Implement sustainable policies that reduce environmental impact and promote Fijian culture. 
  • Optimize financial performance through prudent budget management and revenue expansion initiatives. 
  • Build partnerships with local vendors, artisans, and communities to support sustainable tourism. 
  • Uphold safety and compliance with all regulations and standards. 



  • At least 3 years management experience in the hospitality industry.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and team-building abilities. 
  • Passion for sustainable tourism and familiarity with Fijian culture. 
  • Budget management skills.
  • Comfort and capacity with off-grid resort operations is a must.  

 We offer a competitive salary and benefits in a breathtaking Fijian setting.  

Salary: $60,000 - $65,000 USD depending on experience


How to apply 

Upload your resume and cover letter on the form below.

OR email your resume and coverletter to 

We look forward to meeting you!

Job Functions

Activities Coordinator /Manager, Administrative Officers, Communications and PR, Cost/Financial/ Management Accounting, Digital Marketing/ Branding, Environmental /Sustainability, General Manager, Guest Services


Hospitality & Tourism



Job open to:

Fiji Residents Only, Overseas/ Non Fiji Residents